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Glossary of Terms

OCTO defines core terms that are re-used throughout the specification. Below we include some of the key terms you need to know before getting started. Refer to Schemas for detailed definitions of fields used in the specification.
Term
Definition
Reseller
The reseller, connecting to the Supplier via the API, to further distribute their Products
Supplier
The provider of Products, which Reseller is connecting to.
Product
The attraction, activity or tour offered by Supplier.
Option
A variant of the Product. All products must have at least one option.
Unit
The ticket type, e.g. Adult, Child, Senior, etc.
Unit Item
A line item per unit within the booking.
Booking
A booking made for a specific Product and Option and one or more Unit Items.
Voucher
A single admission document (barcode, QRcode, PDF, etc.) that can be used for the entire booking.
Ticket
An admission document (barcode, QRcode, PDF, etc.) that can be used per unit item.