Some online distribution channels update price rates and availability by sending a request to the TravelLine account and returning with relevant information. Such reservation channels get information on the number of vacant rooms, price rates, and room descriptions in real time and make bookings simultaneously directly from TravelLine.
The list of online distribution channels that send online requests in order to sync:
The features of online distribution channels that send online requests in order to sync:
The following information is transferred to the channels: hotel photos and descriptions, price rates, and rooms.
Cancellation policy set in the TravelLine account is also transferred to the channels. In case the cancellation policy states that the penalty is based on the prepayment amount, the prepayment is considered to be 100% of the cost of the stay.
Rates are only available in channels when their display is set in the “Dates when the rate is shown to guests” setting. For example, you decided not to display the rate plan on the 1st of May. Then, it will not be available on the 1st of May on this kind of online distribution channels as well.
The following features are inaccessible for the online distribution channels that send online requests in order to sync:
Statuses in online distribution channels at the moment of booking
Restrictions on room sales
Redistribution of price rates and restrictions within a channel on the “Rate plans” page of the “Room management” section.
Multichannel connection — the capability to connect several accounts on one distribution channel.
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