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Introducing: GTA XML API GTA provides the technology that enables developers to build a booking engine for a trade wholesale or retail website or a front office application for a multinational or large agency, automating day to day business processes, enabling agents to focus on revenue generating activity. The API provides access to the wealth of bookable GTA ground content available. It uses XML which allows for great flexibility in development as it can be programmed in a wide variety of languages and means that developers can build an application that easily integrates with existing databases or systems. Key Features: Full automation of booking procedures with real time availability, immediate on-line bookings and confirmations with the ability to create, modify or cancel bookings or items within bookings The API provides ground content including apartment and hotel accommodation, car hire, sightseeing and transfers It is available free of charge to all customers but all customers will continue to be able to make revenue from bookings: retail agents will receive commission for any bookings made and wholesale agents will be able to mark-up their net rates Customers have the flexibility to view content in the language of their choice as content is available in over 20 languages The GTA API support site by
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  • Introducing:GTA XML API GTA provides the technology that enables developers to build a booking engine for a trade wholesale or retail website or a front office application for a multinational or large agency, automating day to day business processes, enabling agents to focus on revenue generating activity.

    The API provides access to the wealth of bookable GTA ground content available. It uses XML which allows for great flexibility in development as it can be programmed in a wide variety of languages and means that developers can build an application that easily integrates with existing databases or systems.

    Key Features:

    Full automation of booking procedures with real time availability, immediate on-line bookings and confirmations with the ability to create, modify or cancel bookings or items within bookings

    The API provides ground content including apartment and hotel accommodation, car hire, sightseeing and transfers It is available free of charge to all customers but all customers will continue to be able to make revenue from bookings: retail agents will receive commission for any bookings made and wholesale agents will be able to mark-up their net rates

    Customers have the flexibility to view content in the language of their choice as content is available in over 20 languages

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    Agents have the ability to book a wealth of content including over 23,000 hotels and 3300 self-catering apartments and villas in 3300 cities and towns in 112 countries worldwide�7,000+ car hire locations in 1880 cities in 57 countries�3800+ transfers options available in over 400 airport and city locations�3600 scheduled sightseeing and 1300 tailor-made tour opportunities so there's something for everyone�All developers are supported by a dedicated support team and API support site which contains sample code, best practice recommendations, specification documents and schemas�Hotel content includes accurate pricing and availability, location, room type, star rating and board basis�Car hire content includes accurate pricing and availability, pick-up and drop off location details, vehicle category and capacity

    Sightseeing content includes accurate pricing and availability, a brief description, dates and times of operation and duration�Transfer content includes accurate pricing and availability, pick-up and drop off details, vehicle, meeting point and approximate transfer time�The content provided in the API is tailor-made to suit the needs of your agency to include descriptions, room and hotel facilities, images and maps as needed

    At a glance:

    Technical requirements:Message Transfer: HTTP(S) 1.1 (HTTP method = POST)XML Schema Type: W3C XML Schema The XML API can be deployed in any environment that supports HTTP(S), XML Parsing and in addition a wide variety of languages and development developer toolkits can be used.

    For more information agents should contact their local GTA Office, if unknown please visit www.gta-travel.com.�All specifications are subject to change without notice. Availability may vary between countries. Photography for illustrative purposes only.�Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.

    Ref: GTAAPI.TH.SS-RE (10/06) © Donvand Limited (trading as Gullivers Travel Associates), 2006