Whether you are an existing Orbitz customer or you wish to sign up with them, this article will take you through the steps to make the process of using the RMS Online interface with Orbitz easy!
Your Orbitz dependent rates automatically have NO UPDATE flagged as Orbitz do not allow RMS to update them, If un-ticked your interface with Orbitz will not connect and update correctly.
Orbitz control RatesToGo, therefore to connect your property to Ratestogo.com please contact Orbitz.
The RMSOnline interface with Orbitz allows you to control the following Orbitz features direct from your RMS9 system;
|Elements||Further Information||Used with this Interface|
|Live Availability as per Allotments||Your live availability (no greater than the allotment set)|
|Stop Sells||Any Stop Sell Performed in the Tariff/Availability Chart|
|Minimum Nights||Minimum length of stay set in the Tariff/Availability Chart|
|Maximum Nights||Maximum length of stay set in the Tariff/Availability Chart|
|Rate Amount||Nightly Rate from the Tariff/Availability Chart|
|No. of Guests included in Rate||Number of guests the base rate covers.|
|Additional Rates||Rate for additional guests above what is included in the base rate|
|Rate Description||Tariff Type description in RMS|
|Email Notifications||Confirmation is sent by Orbitz|
|Element Passed in from Orbitz||Relevent field in RMS||Used with this Interface|
|Guest Given Name||Given|
|Arrive/Depart||Arrival and Departure dates|
|Category||Category (Room Type)|
|Travel Agent||Online Agent|
|Total Rate||Total Rate for Stay|
|Rate Type||Description of Rate|
|Special Notes||Res Notes|
|Number of Rooms||Used for Group reservations|
|Unique ID from Third Party Provider|
To enable the Orbitz Connection you will need to make contact with your Orbitz Account Manager.
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