Open a property

A property won't appear on Booking.com until you open it. Use /ota/OTA_HotelSummaryNotif to open a property.

Before you start

Before you can open a property, it must have the required content, such as contact details, photos, and some available rooms. You can run checks to see if the property's content is all there.

To complete the task below, 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="Open" />
  </HotelSummaryMessages>
</OTA_HotelSummaryNotifRQ>

Response

The response contains an OTA_HotelInvNotifRS 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>
<!-- RUID: [XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX==] -->

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