Save time, resources, and capital by using the OCTO Specification to create API connections that work with any OCTO compliant trading partner.
To make connectivity easier and more efficient for the tours, activities, attractions and experiences sector of travel and tourism while improving the customer journey.
OCTO does this by developing and administering technical messaging standards for technology and software serving the industry, and by advancing the adoption of those standards by industry participants.
The OCTO Specification is provided to the industry as open source so as to remove some of the commercial and technical barriers associate with adopting a new standard. Any organization is free to use the specification to create their own APIs at no cost and with no obligation to OCTO.See our specification
The non-profit industry association has officially released its messaging specification and supporting documentation for the tour, activities, and attractions industryRead more
OCTO is a year old and growing. Where are we at with connectivity standards in the experiences industry, and where are we going? An update from OCTO’s Executive DirectorRead more
New association seeks to connect the "incredibly fragmented" systems in the travel activities spaceRead more
The new, non-profit industry association aims to make technical connectivity for creators and sellers in the travel experiences sector easier and more efficientRead more
Every industry that relies on connectivity, whether physical or digital, requires standards. So why did it take so long for the experiences sector to finally come to terms with the need for them? To travel industry insider, the path will look familiar.Read more
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