Development Checklist

This is a shared resource, please feel free to use this as a development guideline for the pmsXchange integration

 

Development Steps

Supporting Documentation

 

Development Steps

Supporting Documentation

Getting Started

Verify Credentials provided in Development Pack Email
Send a successful Ping request to the test endpoint provided making correct use of SOAP Actions and Authentication
Verify Receptionist access (same credentials as The Channel Manager)
Understand PmsXchange Throttle Handling
Understand PmsXchange Project Timeline

 

 

 

PMS Room Mapping

Read Mapping Article
Determine the source of PMS Mapping Codes
Map your rooms in The Channel Manager

 

  • Will SiteMinder use the same codes as your PMS or would you rather SiteMinder create the code and your system matches ours?

Inventory API

Familiarise supported functionality of the OTA_HotelAvailNotifRQ
Decide which restrictions your PMS/RMS/CRS will support
Build correctly formed OTA_HotelAvailNotifRQ’s
Test supported functionality using relevant <AvailStatusMessages> in various OTA_HotelAvailNotifRQ
Run through some Hotel test cases that will trigger intended functionality
Let Partner Integrations team know the above steps have been completed and they will help to review

Rate API

Familiarise supported functionality of the OTA_HotelRateAmountNotifRQ
Confirm Rate update functionality i.e Rate Plan level or Booking Agent Level
Build correctly formed OTA_HotelRateAmountNotifRQ
Test rate update functionality
Run through some Hotel test cases that will trigger intended functionality
Let Partner Integrations team review recent rate updates.

Reservation API

Familiarise the Reservation Retrieval process
Build OTA_ReadRQ polling system
Build correct OTA_ResRetrieveRS
Correctly Confirm Reservations using OTA_NotifReportRQ
Build Availability Passback Functionality
Generate dummy reservations using Receptionist
Confirm Test Reservations have been processed correctly in your system