Search

Responsibility

Finds the best matching geographic location for the requested destination.

Description

LocationSearch is used by all FrontEnds in order to transform the submitted search text into a specific location used later for availability searches and booking. FrontEnds may offer the user a list of destinations to choose from if there are many locations matching the text.

Differences in location search for specific distribution channels

Functionality

Toma

DP

Hotel

Xml

Use of region structure

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Use of zones and districts

No

Yes

Yes

No

TLC

Mandatory

Mandatory

Not required

Not required for the search process but mandatory for DP

Metaphones

No (no search by text)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Levenshtein

No (no search by text)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Lid

Mandatory (used for Hotels)

Mandatory (used for Hotels)

Mandatory

Mandatory (used for Hotels, recommended for DP)

Search by LID

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Search by TLC

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Search by text

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Input

Process

Initialization

initialization.png

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Output

Attachments


Library/LocationSearch/Search (last edited 2009-06-04 09:21:36 by 194)

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