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UNITED NATIONS STANDARD MESSAGE (UNSM)

Reservation request - interactive message

Version:D
Release:97A
Contr. Agency:UN
Revision:1
Date:96-11-13
SOURCE:Joint Rapporteurs Message Design Group - JM10

CONTENTS
Reservation request - interactive message
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. SCOPE
    1. Functional definition
    2. Field of application
    3. Principles
  3. REFERENCES
  4. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    1. Standard terms and definitions
  5. MESSAGE DEFINITION
    1. Data segment clarification
    2. Data segment index (alphabetical sequence)
    3. Message structure
      1. Segment table

For general information on UN standard message types see UN Trade Data Interchange Directory, UNTDID, Part 4, Section 2.6, UN/ECE UNSM General Introduction


This message also occurs in the following versions of this standard:
D97A, D98A, D99A, D99B, D00A, D00B, D01A, D01B, D01C, D02A, D02B, D03A, D03B, D04A, D04B

0. INTRODUCTION

This specification provides the definition of the Reservation request - interactive message (RESREQ) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport.


1. SCOPE


1.1. Functional Definition

An interactive Travel, Tourism and Leisure Reservations Request is sent by a customer or his agent, to a service provider to reserve, modify or cancel a Travel, Tourism and Leisure service. The Travel, Tourism and Leisure Reservation Response

  • Interactive message (RESRSP) is utilised to provide an interactive response to the interactive service request.

1.2. Field of Application

The Reservation request - interactive message may be used for both national and international applications. It is based on universal practice related to administration, commerce and transport, and is not dependent on the type of business or industry.


1.3. Principles

RESREQ may be used for the following functions within the Interactive Scenario for Travel, Tourism and Leisure:

(1) To request an initial reservation for a hotel, rental car, train trip, airline flight, or tour.

(2) To cancel the entire reservation or parts of the reservation.

(3) To request a display of a reservation.

(4) To ignore all or part of current changes to the reservation.

(5) To modify an existing reservation.

See Travel, Tourism and Leisure Interactive Reservations Scenario.


2. REFERENCES

See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.6 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1.


3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS


3.1. Standard terms and definitions

See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.6 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2.


4. MESSAGE DEFINITION


4.1. Data Segment Clarification

This section should be read in conjunction with the Segment Table which indicate mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements.

0010 UIH, Message header

A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Reservation request - interactive message is RESREQ.

Note: Reservation request - interactive messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UIH, composite S306:

Data element0065RESREQ
0312D
031697A
0051UN

It should also be noted that the data elements shown above for composite S306 are those specified in the draft version of the I-EDI syntax, published and approved for trial in document TRADE/WP.4/R.1157/Add.2 on 28 July 1995.

0020 MSD, Message action details

A segment identifying the industry type (i.e. Air, Car, Train, Accommodations, etc.) and business function of the message.

0030 ORG, Originator of request details

A segment providing data pertaining to the originator of the interactive processing request (i.e. travel agent identity and location and the commercial computer reservations system delivering the message).

0040 RCI, Reservation control information

Information providing a specific reference to a Travel, Tourism and Leisure (TT&L) reservation for a travel product.

0050 NUN, Number of units

Number and identifying qualifier pertaining to the entire TT&L reservation request (i.e. number and type of passengers, [4 adults]).

0060 FTI, Frequent traveller information

Frequent Traveller Program information relating to the entire TT&L reservation request (frequent flier number).

0070 CRI, Consumer reference information

Consumer reference information relating to the entire TT&L reservation request (corporate discount number, personal profile number).

0080 CLT, Clear terminate information

Instructions pertaining to a Clear Terminate request related to the entire TT&L reservation request (i.e. ignore all transactions during this interactive business transaction).

0090 ATI, Tour information

Additional information relating to a tour (tour code or name).

0100 CON, Contact information

Information providing contact numbers relevant to the TT&L reservation request (i.e. booking travel agent, tour company).

0110 ITM, Item number

Numbers assigned to information in the previous response which may be used to make a request without repeating all the information.

0120 HDI, Hardware device information

Information specifying terminal equipment addresses and device types that may be used for tracing and security purposes.

0130 TFF, Tariff information

Tariff information relating to the entire TT&L reservation request.

0140 IFT, Interactive free text

Free form text data pertaining to the entire TT&L reservation request.

0150 TDI, Traveller document information

Information relating to documents associated with the TT&L reservation request (i.e. passport number, tour package identifier, etc.).

0160 ADS, Address

Addresses related to the entire TT&L reservation.

0170 Segment Group 1: NAM-ADS

This segment group provides names and related addresses that pertain to the entire TT&L reservation.

0180 NAM, Party name

Names pertaining to the entire TT&L reservation.

0190 ADS, Address

Addresses associated with the preceding names.

0200 Segment Group 2: SSR-IFT

This segment group provides details pertaining to special services information and associated free text information.

0210 SSR, Special requirement details

Details pertaining to special services or special requests relating to the entire TT&L request.

0220 IFT, Interactive free text

Free form text data pertaining to the special services.

0230 Segment Group 3: PMT-CON-ADS-NAM

This data group allows for the provision of payment information and associated contact information for the entire TT&L reservation request.

0240 PMT, Payment information

Payment instructions for the TT&L reservation request.

0250 CON, Contact information

Contact numbers associated with the preceding payment information.

0260 ADS, Address

Address information associated with the payment information.

0270 NAM, Party name

Names associated with the payment information.

0280 Segment Group 4: TIF-FTI-CRI-CON-IFT-TDI-DIS-ADS-SG5-SG6

This segment group provides information pertaining to an individual traveller or traveller group associated with the TT&L reservation request.

0290 TIF, Traveller information

Personal details pertaining to a unique traveller (surname, given name, indication that traveller is accompanied by non ticketed infant, etc.).

0300 FTI, Frequent traveller information

Frequent traveller program information relating to a specific traveller.

0310 CRI, Consumer reference information

Consumer reference information pertaining to a specific traveller.

0320 CON, Contact information

Contact numbers associated with a traveller or group.

0330 IFT, Interactive free text

Free form text data pertaining to a traveller or group.

0340 TDI, Traveller document information

Information relating to documents associated with a traveller or group.

0350 DIS, Discount information

Information pertaining to discounts concerning the traveller.

0360 ADS, Address

Address information for a traveller or group.

0370 Segment Group 5: SSR-IFT

A group of segments to provide details concerning special service requests for a traveller or group.

0380 SSR, Special requirement details

Details pertaining to special services or special requests pertaining to a traveller or group.

0390 IFT, Interactive free text

Free text information associated with the special service request.

0400 Segment Group 6: PMT-CON-ADS-NAM

This data group allows for the provision of payment information and associated contact information for a traveller or group.

0410 PMT, Payment information

Payment instructions for a traveller or group.

0420 CON, Contact information

Contact numbers associated with the preceding payment information.

0430 ADS, Address

Address information associated with the preceding payment.

0440 NAM, Party name

Name information associated with the preceding payment.

0450 Segment Group 7: TVL-MSD-RCI-RPI-MOV-CNX-DIS-ASD-CON-ADS-NAM-

IFT-TDI-TFF-SG8-SG9-SG10-SG11-SG12 This segment group provides information pertaining to a Travel, Tourism and Leisure (TT&L) product or service.

0460 TVL, Travel product information

Information identifying the TT&L product or service (service provider, service location, date of service, service description, etc.).

0470 MSD, Message action details

A segment identifying the industry type (i.e. air, car, train, accommodations, etc.) and business function relating to the product or service.

0480 RCI, Reservation control information

Information providing a specific reference to the product or service.

0490 RPI, Quantity and action details

Details relating to quantity and action required associated with the product or service.

0500 MOV, Car delivery instruction

Information pertaining to the delivery of an automobile or chauffeur instructions.

0510 CNX, Connection details

Information specifying the stopover cities requested with the product or service.

0520 DIS, Discount information

Information pertaining to discounts for the product or service.

0530 ASD, Service details

Additional date, time and location information related to a product or service.

0540 CON, Contact information

Contact numbers for a product or service.

0550 ADS, Address

Address information for a product or service.

0560 NAM, Party name

Name information for a product or service.

0570 IFT, Interactive free text

Free form text data pertaining to the product or service.

0580 TDI, Traveller document information

Information relating to documents associated with a product or service (voucher number, ticket number, etc.).

0590 TFF, Tariff information

Tariff information relating to the product or service (car rental rate, coach fare, hotel rate, etc.).

0600 Segment Group 8: VEH-PDT

A group of segments to convey specific details and related information concerning a vehicle to be transported on a product or service.

0610 VEH, Vehicle

Details concerning a vehicle to be transported on a product or service.

0620 PDT, Product information

Product information related to the vehicle to be transported.

0630 Segment Group 9: PMT-CON-ADS-NAM

This data group allows for the provision of payment information and associated contact information for the specific product or service.

0640 PMT, Payment information

Payment instructions for a product or service.

0650 CON, Contact information

Contact numbers associated with the preceding payment information.

0660 ADS, Address

Address information related to the preceding payment.

0670 NAM, Party name

Name information related to the preceding payment.

0680 Segment Group 10: NUN-CRI

This data group allows for indicating traveller types and consumer reference information for those types.

0690 NUN, Number of units

Traveller types for the associated product or service.

0700 CRI, Consumer reference information

Consumer reference information for the preceding traveller type.

0710 Segment Group 11: SSR-PMT-CON-ADS-NAM-IFT

This data group allows for special requests and the payment information for the special requests that relate to the product or service.

0720 SSR, Special requirement details

Details of special services or special requests pertaining to the product or service.

0730 PMT, Payment information

Payment information related to a special service or requests.

0740 CON, Contact information

Contact numbers related to the payment information.

0750 ADS, Address

Address information related to the payment.

0760 NAM, Party name

Name information related to the payment.

0770 IFT, Interactive free text

Free text information related to the special service.

0780 Segment Group 12: TIF-FTI-CRI-CON-IFT-ASD-ADS-TFF-SG13-SG14

This segment group provides information pertaining to an individual traveller or traveller group associated with the preceding product or service information.

0790 TIF, Traveller information

Personal details pertaining to a unique traveller and associated to the preceding product or service information (i.e. surname, given name, indication that traveller is accompanied by non ticketed infant, etc.).

0800 FTI, Frequent traveller information

Frequent traveller program information relating to a specific traveller and associated to the preceding product or service information.

0810 CRI, Consumer reference information

Consumer reference information relating to a specific traveller and associated to the preceding product or service information.

0820 CON, Contact information

Contact numbers associated with a traveller or group and associated to the preceding product or service information.

0830 IFT, Interactive free text

Free form text data pertaining to a traveller or group and associated to the preceding product or service information.

0840 ASD, Service details

Date, time and location information related to a service for a specific traveller.

0850 ADS, Address

Address information pertaining to a traveller or group and associated to the preceding product or service information.

0860 TFF, Tariff information

Tariff information relating to the service (green fees, tennis lessons) for a specific traveller.

0870 Segment Group 13: SSR-IFT

Special service information and related free text pertaining to traveller or group and associated to the preceding product or service information.

0880 SSR, Special requirement details

Details pertaining to special services or special requests pertaining to a traveller or group and associated to the preceding product or service information.

0890 IFT, Interactive free text

Free text information pertaining to the special service.

0900 Segment Group 14: PMT-CON-ADS-NAM

This data group allows for the provision of payment information and associated contact information for a traveller or group.

0910 PMT, Payment information

Payment instructions for a traveller or group.

0920 CON, Contact information

Contact numbers associated with the preceding payment information.

0930 ADS, Address

Address information associated with the preceding payment information.

0940 NAM, Party name

Name information associated with the preceding payment information.

0950 Segment Group 15: ODI-MSD-SG16

Like Segment Group 7, this segment group provides information pertaining to Travel, Tourism and Leisure (TT&L) product or service. However, in certain situations product or service data must be grouped as part of an overall TT&L journey. Segment group 15 provides that grouping capability.

0960 ODI, Origin and destination details

A segment providing the origin and destination of a TT&L journey.

0970 MSD, Message action details

A segment identifying the industry type (i.e. air, car, train, accommodations, etc.) and business function relating to the associated TT&L journey.

0980 Segment Group 16: TVL-APD-RPI-NUN-FTI-TFF-RCI-DIS-ASD-IFT-

SG17-SG18-SG19-SG20 This segment group provides information pertaining to a Travel,Tourism and Leisure (TT&L) product or service which is related to the preceding journey information.

0990 TVL, Travel product information

Information identifying the TT&L product or service pertaining to a journey. (service provider, service location, date of service, service description, etc.).

1000 APD, Additional transport details

A segment providing additional data (i.e. aircraft type, number of stops, on time performance, gate description, etc.) relating to the product or service.

1010 RPI, Quantity and action details

Details relating to quantity and action required associated with the product or service.

1020 NUN, Number of units

Number and identifying qualifier relating to the product or service.

1030 FTI, Frequent traveller information

Frequent traveller program information relating to a specific product or service.

1040 TFF, Tariff information

Tariff information relating to the product or service.

1050 RCI, Reservation control information

Information providing a specific reference to the product or service.

1060 DIS, Discount information

Information pertaining to discounts for the product or service.

1070 ASD, Service details

Additional date, time and location information for a product or service.

1080 IFT, Interactive free text

Free text information related to a product or service.

1090 Segment Group 17: SSR-IFT

Special service information and related free text for a product or service.

1100 SSR, Special requirement details

Information about special services or special requests relating to the product or service.

1110 IFT, Interactive free text

Free text information relating to the special services for a product or service.

1120 Segment Group 18: VEH-PDT

A group of segments to specify details and related information concerning a vehicle to be transported on a product or service.

1130 VEH, Vehicle

Details concerning a vehicle to be transported on a product or service.

1140 PDT, Product information

Product information related to the vehicle to be transported.

1150 Segment Group 19: PMT-CON-ADS-NAM

This data group allows for the payment information and associated contact information for a product or service.

1160 PMT, Payment information

Payment instructions for a product or service.

1170 CON, Contact information

Contact numbers related to payment information for a product or service.

1180 ADS, Address

Address information related to payment information for a product or service.

1190 NAM, Party name

Name information related to payment information for a product or service.

1200 Segment Group 20: TIF-FTI-SSR

This segment group provides information pertaining to an individual traveller or traveller group associated with the preceding product or service information.

1210 TIF, Traveller information

Personal details pertaining to a unique traveller and associated to the preceding product or service information.

1220 FTI, Frequent traveller information

Frequent traveller program information relating to the preceding TIF segment.

1230 SSR, Special requirement details

Details pertaining to special services or special requests pertaining to the preceding TIF segment.

1240 UIT, Interactive message trailer

A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message and the control reference number of the message.


4.2. Data segment index (Alphabetical sequence by tag)

ADS Address
APD Additional transport details
ASD Service details
ATI Tour information
CLT Clear terminate information
CNX Connection details
CON Contact information
CRI Consumer reference information
DIS Discount information
FTI Frequent traveller information
HDI Hardware device information
IFT Interactive free text
ITM Item number
MOV Car delivery instruction
MSD Message action details
NAM Party name
NUN Number of units
ODI Origin and destination details
ORG Originator of request details
PDT Product information
PMT Payment information
RCI Reservation control information
RPI Quantity and action details
SSR Special requirement details
TDI Traveller document information
TFF Tariff information
TIF Traveller information
TVL Travel product information
UIH Interactive message header
UIT Interactive message trailer
VEH Vehicle

4.3. Message structure


4.3.1. Segment table

├─UIH Interactive message header ×1 (M)
├─MSD Message action details ×1 (C)
├─ORG Originator of request details ×1 (C)
├─RCI Reservation control information ×1 (C)
├─NUN Number of units ×1 (C)
├─FTI Frequent traveller information ×1 (C)
├─CRI Consumer reference information ×1 (C)
├─CLT Clear terminate information ×1 (C)
├─ATI Tour information ×1 (C)
├─CON Contact information ×1 (C)
├─ITM Item number ×1 (C)
├─HDI Hardware device information ×1 (C)
├─TFF Tariff information ×1 (C)
├─IFT Interactive free text ×9 (C)
├─TDI Traveller document information ×9 (C)
├─ADS Address ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 1 ×9 (C)
├─NAM Party name ×1 (M)
└─ADS Address ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 2 ×99 (C)
├─SSR Special requirement details ×1 (M)
└─IFT Interactive free text ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 3 ×9 (C)
├─PMT Payment information ×1 (M)
├─CON Contact information ×1 (C)
├─ADS Address ×1 (C)
└─NAM Party name ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 4 ×999 (C)
├─TIF Traveller information ×1 (M)
├─FTI Frequent traveller information ×1 (C)
├─CRI Consumer reference information ×1 (C)
├─CON Contact information ×1 (C)
├─IFT Interactive free text ×1 (C)
├─TDI Traveller document information ×1 (C)
├─DIS Discount information ×1 (C)
├─ADS Address ×9 (C)
├─Segment Group 5 ×99 (C)
├─SSR Special requirement details ×1 (M)
└─IFT Interactive free text ×1 (C)
└─Segment Group 6 ×9 (C)
──├─PMT Payment information ×1 (M)
──├─CON Contact information ×1 (C)
──├─ADS Address ×1 (C)
──└─NAM Party name ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 7 ×99 (C)
├─TVL Travel product information ×1 (M)
├─MSD Message action details ×1 (C)
├─RCI Reservation control information ×1 (C)
├─RPI Quantity and action details ×1 (C)
├─MOV Car delivery instruction ×1 (C)
├─CNX Connection details ×1 (C)
├─DIS Discount information ×1 (C)
├─ASD Service details ×1 (C)
├─CON Contact information ×1 (C)
├─ADS Address ×1 (C)
├─NAM Party name ×1 (C)
├─IFT Interactive free text ×9 (C)
├─TDI Traveller document information ×9 (C)
├─TFF Tariff information ×99 (C)
├─Segment Group 8 ×9 (C)
├─VEH Vehicle ×1 (M)
└─PDT Product information ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 9 ×9 (C)
├─PMT Payment information ×1 (M)
├─CON Contact information ×1 (C)
├─ADS Address ×1 (C)
└─NAM Party name ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 10 ×1 (C)
├─NUN Number of units ×1 (M)
└─CRI Consumer reference information ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 11 ×99 (C)
├─SSR Special requirement details ×1 (M)
├─PMT Payment information ×1 (C)
├─CON Contact information ×1 (C)
├─ADS Address ×1 (C)
├─NAM Party name ×1 (C)
└─IFT Interactive free text ×1 (C)
└─Segment Group 12 ×999 (C)
──├─TIF Traveller information ×1 (M)
──├─FTI Frequent traveller information ×1 (C)
──├─CRI Consumer reference information ×1 (C)
──├─CON Contact information ×1 (C)
──├─IFT Interactive free text ×1 (C)
──├─ASD Service details ×1 (C)
──├─ADS Address ×9 (C)
──├─TFF Tariff information ×99 (C)
──├─Segment Group 13 ×99 (C)
──├─SSR Special requirement details ×1 (M)
──└─IFT Interactive free text ×1 (C)
──└─Segment Group 14 ×9 (C)
────├─PMT Payment information ×1 (M)
────├─CON Contact information ×1 (C)
────├─ADS Address ×1 (C)
────└─NAM Party name ×1 (C)
├─Segment Group 15 ×99 (C)
├─ODI Origin and destination details ×1 (M)
├─MSD Message action details ×1 (C)
└─Segment Group 16 ×99 (M)
──├─TVL Travel product information ×1 (M)
──├─APD Additional transport details ×1 (C)
──├─RPI Quantity and action details ×1 (C)
──├─NUN Number of units ×1 (C)
──├─FTI Frequent traveller information ×1 (C)
──├─TFF Tariff information ×1 (C)
──├─RCI Reservation control information ×1 (C)
──├─DIS Discount information ×1 (C)
──├─ASD Service details ×1 (C)
──├─IFT Interactive free text ×9 (C)
──├─Segment Group 17 ×99 (C)
──├─SSR Special requirement details ×1 (M)
──└─IFT Interactive free text ×1 (C)
──├─Segment Group 18 ×9 (C)
──├─VEH Vehicle ×1 (M)
──└─PDT Product information ×1 (C)
──├─Segment Group 19 ×9 (C)
──├─PMT Payment information ×1 (M)
──├─CON Contact information ×1 (C)
──├─ADS Address ×1 (C)
──└─NAM Party name ×1 (C)
──└─Segment Group 20 ×999 (C)
────├─TIF Traveller information ×1 (M)
────├─FTI Frequent traveller information ×1 (C)
────└─SSR Special requirement details ×99 (C)
└─UIT Interactive message trailer ×1 (M)

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