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This is a WebSchemas proposal 'Hotels' for schema.org. See Proposals listing for more. Status: Proposal

This ontology represents an initial recommendation for extending schema.org to support lodging businesses. It represents work Thematix has successfully used to improve search for several hotel chain franchise operations, but is subject to change based on evolving requirements and feedback from operational deployments. For background, you may wish to read our "<a href="http://thematix.com/travel/lodging/Open Letter To Hoteliers_1.1.pdf">Open Letter</a>" to hoteliers concerning these extensions

All extensions refer to URLs at thematix.com, except where entities already exist at schema.org. These extensions are not endorsed or accepted by Schema.org. However they will validate at the <a href="http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets?url=&view=cse" target="_blank">Google Rich Snippets tester</a> and will not "break" the web page. Thematix stands ready to assist you with these extensions, with schema.org markup or other <a href="http://thematix.com/services/">semantic consulting and development.</a>

The new, proposed Types are as follows

As part of the extension process, we have introduced a number of new properties. Some of these are defined in the above type definitions; others are proposed new properties whose domain is existing types. These new properties are as follows:

We are also making available an <a href="http://thematix.com/travel/lodging/lodging.owl"> OWL file</a> that represents the above extensions in the web ontology language. Note that certain accommodations had to be made to accurately reflect the intent of Schema.org; for example, string and decimal are explicitly declared as types in order to keep the ontology consistent. Also, the file imports <a href="http://schema.rdfs.org/all ">http://schema.rdfs.org/all </a>and the SKOS core at <a href="http://w3c.org/2004/02/skos/core">http://w3c.org/2004/02/skos/core</a>.

<img src="Microdata Generator Using Schema.jpeg" width="150" height="50" align="left">Finally, we are indebted to our friend Zack Flannick, who has created a <a href="http://www.microdatagenerator.com/hotel-schema">Hotel Extensions microdata generator</a> at his excellent <a href="http://www.microdatagenerator.com/">Microdata Generator</a> site. It is a great tool for the webmaster who is just getting started learning about schema.org and wants to instantly produce usable markup. Thanks Zack!!