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Deactivate a room type

You can deactivate a room type to hide it for guests.

Deactivating a room type deletes roomrates and availability

If you deactivate a room type, it also causes roomrates and associated availability to be deleted. Note that if you reactivate the room type, you must create new roomrates (products) and then push availability again.

Before you start

You need:


HTTP request


Request body

Provide an OTA_HotelDescriptiveContentNotifRQ object in the request body. Example:

<OTA_HotelInvNotifRQ xmlns="" xmlns:xsi="" xsi:schemaLocation="" version="6.000" id="OTA2014B" TransactionIdentifier="5" Target="Production">
  <SellableProducts HotelCode="{PropertyID}">
    <SellableProduct InvNotifType="Overlay" InvStatusType="Deactivated" InvCode="{RoomTypeID}">
      <GuestRoom />


The response contains an OTA_HotelInvNotifRS object:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<OTA_HotelInvNotifRS xmlns="" xmlns:xsi="" xsi:schemaLocation=" OTA_HotelInvNotifRS.xsd" TimeStamp="2019-07-31T13:46:52-00:00" Target="Production" Version="3.000">
    <Success />

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