Close a property

You can temporarily close a property to hide it from Booking.com. Use /ota/OTA_HotelSummaryNotif to temporarily close a property.

Before you start

Closing a property

By closing a property, you prevent it from being viewed and booked. This means lost revenue for the property owner, for you, and for Booking.com. Only close a property if you have no alternative.

To complete this task, you need:

Request

HTTP request

POST https://supply-xml.booking.com/hotels/ota/OTA_HotelSummaryNotif

Request body

Provide an OTA_HotelSummaryNotifRQ object in the request body. Example:

<OTA_HotelSummaryNotifRQ
  Version="1.005"
  TimeStamp="2015-07-10T00:00:00"
  xmlns="http://www.opentravel.org/OTA/2003/05"
  HotelCode="{PropertyID}">
  <HotelSummaryMessages>
    <HotelSummaryMessage StatusType="Closed" />
  </HotelSummaryMessages>
</OTA_HotelSummaryNotifRQ>

Response

The response contains an OTA_HotelSummaryNotifRS object:

<OTA_HotelSummaryNotifRS xmlns="http://www.opentravel.org/OTA/2003/05" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.opentravel.org/OTA/2003/05 OTA_HotelSummaryNotifRS.xsd" TimeStamp="2015-07-10T11:42:28-00:00" Target="Production" Version="3.000">
  <Success />
  <Warnings>
    <Warning Code="733" ShortText="Restricted">Warning on check total_num_rooms: Hotel Info: Number of active rooms: 0
  </Warning>
</OTA_HotelSummaryNotifRS>
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