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Room type information

Operationcode: CATINFO

CATINFO

SIHOT.WEB can check the occupation information that a hotel user sees in the SIHOT front office system. This information can be different from AV.

Direction

SIHOT.PMS ← SIHOT.WEB

Message

SIHOT.WEB makes the following request (CATINFO) to SIHOT.PMS in order to receive the information data for a period.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<SIHOT-DOCUMENT>
    <OC>CATINFO</OC>
    <ID>1</ID>
    <TN>1</TN>
    <FROM>2012-12-01</FROM>
    <TO>2012-12-24</TO>
    <CAT>DZ</CAT>
</SIHOT-DOCUMENT>

Attributes Message

Element Description Data type Usage
OC Operation code String Mandatory
ID Property number to request availability for if you only need to request for a single hotel String Optional*
FROM First date to get information for Date Mandatory
TO Last date to get information for Date Mandatory
CAT The room category that you wish to request availability for.
If not provided then all room categories available for SIHOT.WEB at a property will be returned
String Optional
VER Version of the request String Optional

Response

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<SIHOT-Document>
    <SIHOT-Version>
        <Version>9.0.0.0000</Version>
        <EXE>D:\\sihot\\sinetres.exe</EXE>
    </SIHOT-Version>
    <OC>CATINFO</OC>
    <RC>0</RC>
    <MSG>OK</MSG>
    <MSG-LIST/>
    <TN>1</TN>
    <ID>1</ID>
    <ACATINFO>
        <CAT>DZ</CAT>
        <DAYS>
            <D>2012-12-01</D>
            <TOTAL>33</TOTAL>
            <OOO>0</OOO>
            <OCC>0</OCC>
            <D>2012-12-02</D>
            <TOTAL>33</TOTAL>
            <OOO>0</OOO>
            <OCC>0</OCC>
            <D>2012-12-03</D>
            <TOTAL>33</TOTAL>
            <OOO>0</OOO>
            <OCC>0</OCC>
        </DAYS>
    </ACATINFO>
</SIHOT-Document>

Attributes Response

Attribute Description Data type
D Day Date
TOTAL The total number of room of this room type. This figure can be different each day, because rooms can be out of inventory. Integer
OOO Number room out of order Integer
OCC Occupation% of this room type. The formula for this percentage is defined in SIHOT. In this percentage group blocks, allotments ... have an influence. This percentage cannot be recalculated. Integer

Operationcode

GET-CAT-DEFINITION

To receive the special PMS settings for any category, SIHOT.Web sends the following base request to SIHOT.PMS:

Direction

SIHOT.PMS ← SIHOT.WEB

Message

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
    <SIHOT-Document>
    <OC>GET-CAT-DEFINITION</OC>
    <TN>0</TN>
</SIHOT-Document>

Attributes Message

None

Response

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<SIHOT-Document>
    <SIHOT-Version>
        <Version>9.0.0.0000</Version>
        <EXE>D:\\sihot\\sinetres.exe</EXE>
    </SIHOT-Version>
    <TN>3</TN>
    <ID>1</ID>
    <RC>0</RC>
    <OC>CAT-DEFINITIONS</OC>
    <A-CAT-DEFINITION-LIST>
        <ID>1</ID>
        <CAT-DEFINITION>
            <CAT>EZ</CAT>
            <NAME>Single Room</NAME>
            <ISBED>N</ISBED>
            <EXTERNAL-CAT>HTNG=EZ:\*;SW=EZ:\*</EXTERNAL-CAT>
            <PERCENTAGE-TO-WEB>100</PERCENTAGE-TO-WEB>
            <IS-HIDDEN>N</IS-HIDDEN>
            <IS-SUITE>N</IS-SUITE>
            <ORDER>2</ORDER>
            <MIN-PAX>0</MIN-PAX>
            <MAX-PAX>1</MAX-PAX>
            <MAX-EXTRA-PAX>1</MAX-EXTRA-PAX>
            <HAS-CRITERIA>N</HAS-CRITERIA>
        </CAT-DEFINITION>
        <CAT-DEFINITION>
            <CAT>DZ</CAT>
            <NAME>Double Room</NAME>
            <ISBED>N</ISBED>
            <EXTERNAL-CAT>HTNG=DZ:\*;SW=DZ:\*</EXTERNAL-CAT>
            <PERCENTAGE-TO-WEB>100</PERCENTAGE-TO-WEB>
            <IS-HIDDEN>N</IS-HIDDEN>
            <IS-SUITE>N</IS-SUITE>
            <ORDER>3</ORDER>
            <MIN-PAX>0</MIN-PAX>
            <MAX-PAX>2</MAX-PAX>
            <MAX-EXTRA-PAX>2</MAX-EXTRA-PAX>
            <HAS-CRITERIA>N</HAS-CRITERIA>
        </CAT-DEFINITION>
        <CAT-DEFINITION>
            <CAT>SUI</CAT>
            <NAME>Suite</NAME>
            <ISBED>N</ISBED>
            <EXTERNAL-CAT/>
            <PERCENTAGE-TO-WEB>0</PERCENTAGE-TO-WEB>
            <IS-HIDDEN>N</IS-HIDDEN>
            <IS-SUITE>Y</IS-SUITE>
            <ORDER>4</ORDER>
            <A-SUITE-PART-LIST>
                <SUITE-PART>
                    <PART-CAT>DZ</PART-CAT>
                    <PART-CAT-NUMBER>2</PART-CAT-NUMBER>
                </SUITE-PART>
            </A-SUITE-PART-LIST>
            <MIN-PAX>0</MIN-PAX>
            <MAX-PAX>999</MAX-PAX>
            <MAX-EXTRA-PAX>0</MAX-EXTRA-PAX>
            <HAS-CRITERIA>N</HAS-CRITERIA>
        </CAT-DEFINITION>
    </A-CAT-DEFINITION-LIST>
    <A-RESTRICT-LIST>
        <ID>1</ID>
    </A-RESTRICT-LIST>
</SIHOT-Document>

Attributes Response

Optional elements Description Data type
FROM Detailed specification of start- and enddate for restrictions, for example. Date
TO Date
IDLIST List of IDs
LANG Language for category comments, etc. String
TYPES Types of restrictions in answer, separated by a semicolon (;) String

Available restriction types

Type ID Description
0 PMS category restrictions
1 WEB category restrictions
2 Package and service restrictions
3 Restrictions for TravelClick
4 Rate segment restrictions
5 Hotel restrictions

Element A-CAT-DEFINITION-LIST

Element Description Data type
A-CAT-DEFINITION-LIST/ID Web ID for the hotel Long
CAT Short name for the category String
NAME Long description for the category String
ISBED “Y” = this category represents beds Char
EXTERNAL-CAT Code for the external system and the external code for this category in the external system String
PERCENTAGE-TO-WEB Percentage amount of free rooms available for SIHOT.Web Integer
IS-HIDDEN Flag, if this category is hidden Char
IS-SUITE Flag, if this category is a suite Char
ORDER The order in which the room categories should be displayed. Integer
A-SUITE-PART-LIST If the category is a suite, this list is exported. See table below
STD-PAX Default number of guests in this room Short
MIN-PAX Number of persons necessary for bookings Short
MAX-PAX Max. number of base persons allowed Short
MAX-EXTRA-PAX Max. number of extra persons allowed Short
L-COMMENTS List of comments, see table below
HAS-CRITERIA Flag, of there are special criteria for this cat Char
A-CRITERION-LIST List of criteria
CRITERION_NAME Name of the criterion String
CRITERION_ID ID for this criterion Unsigned long
A-RESTRICT-LIST List of restrictions, see chapter 29.3 for more details

L-COMMENTS

Element Description Data type
COMMENT Block for each language
LANG Language code String
T Comment String

A-SUITE-PART-LIST

Element Description Data type
SUITE-PART Block with data for each room type in this suite
PART-CAT Containing category code String
PART-CAT-NUMBER Number of rooms of this category in this suite Integer

A-ROOM-PART-LIST

Element Description Data type
ROOM-PART Block with data for each bed type in this room
PART-CAT Containing bed category code String
PART-CAT-NUMBER Number of beds of this bed category in this room Integer