• Unit types• Dynamic properites• Extra services• Locations• Accommodations• LotsIn this guide we will walk you through theAccomodation and Lots sections of WebinyBooking System, along with their types, propertiesand extra services.This guide covers:
Accommodation types• What are accommodation types?• Your accommodation types are groups ofaccommodations sharing the same propertiessuch as hotels, apartment houses, villas,holiday homes or any other type ofaccommodation you want to define.
View accommodations unit types• In the View accommodation unit types you can see all your accommodation unittypes, edit them or delete the types that have no accommodations assigned to.
New accommodation unit type• To create a newaccommodation unittype, first you need toselect its type, eitherlot based orstandalone. After thatyou need to define itsname and url slug foreach language in yoursystem. At the bottomof the newaccommodation unittype section you canselect the default unittype template as wellas the default pricemodel.
Lot types• What are lot types?• Lots are specific units of an accommodation.Lot types are groups of lots sharing the sameproperites such as hotel rooms or apartments.
View lot unit types• In the View lot unit types you can see all your lot unit types, edit them or delete thetypes you have no lots assigned to.
New lot unit type• To create a new lot unit type, you need to define its name and url slug for eachlanguage in your system. After youve completed that, you can select the default unittype template and the default price model.
Accommodation properties• What are accommodation properties?• Every accommodation has definableproperties such as number of beds, distanceto sea, number of stars, etc.• Accommodation properties can be a numericvalue, text value, multiple select or acombination.
View accommodations properties• In the viewaccommodationsproperties you havean overview of allyour accommodationproperties, their tags,value types and unittypes they areassigned to. Also,here you can edit ordelete youraccommodationproperties.• If you add new ordelete existingaccommodationproperties, you needto rebuild your searchcatalogue.
New accommodation property• When creating a newaccommodation propertyyou need to define itsname for each language inyour system. The tag valueassigned to the newaccommodation propertyneeds to be unique. Underproperty type, you need toselect the value type ofyour new accommodationproperty.• After youve selected theunit type thisaccommodation propertywill be assigned to, youcan select whether theaccommodation propertywill be available as asearch option on yourwebsite.
View lot properties• In the view lotproperties you cansee an overview of allyour lotproperties, theirtags, value types andunit types they areassigned to. You canedit the exising lotproperties by clickingon the pencil icon ordelete them byclicking on the reddelete icon.• If you add new ordelete any of theexisting lotproperties, you needto rebuild your searchcatalogue.
New lot property• When creating anew lot propertyyou need to defineits name for eachlanguage in yoursystem. The tagvalue assigned toyour new lotproperty needs to beunique. As with theaccommodationproperties, you needto select the lotproperty value typeand select the typeof lot this propertywill be assigned to.Also you can selectwhether the lotproperty will beavailable as a searchoption on yourwebsite.
Accommodation extra services• What are accommodation extra services?• Every accommodation can have extra servicesassigned to it. The extra services are optionalor obligatory services such as room cleaning, aregistration fee or a sojourn tax.
Show accommodations extra services• This section gives you an overview of all the accommodation extra services. You cancreate a new extra service via the „New accommodation service“ button. You canalso edit or delete existing accommodation extra services.
New accommodation extra service• When creating a newaccommodation extraservice, you need todefine its name for eachlanguage in your systemas well as a unique tag.• In the default calculationdata section you canselect whether an extraservice is obligatory. If itis marked as obligatory itwill be added to everybooking.• The base price, peoplebase, days base and agerange defined here areonly default values, theycan be overwritten forany accommodation.
Show lot extra services• This section gives you an overview of all the lot extra services. You cancreate a new extra service via the „New lot service“ button. You can alsoedit or delete existing lot extra services.
New lot extra service• When creating a new lotextra service, you needto define its name foreach language in yoursystem as well as aunique tag.• In the defaultcalculation data sectionyou can select whetheran extra service isobligatory. If it is markedas obligatory it will beadded to every booking.• The base price, peoplebase, days base and agerange defined here areonly default values, theycan be overwritten forany lot.
Locations• What are locations?• The accommodations in your booking systemare segmented by location. You can define asmany locations as you need. You can evencreate sub-locations by assigning a parentlocation to any child location.
View locations• The View locationssection gives you anoverview of all thelocations defined inyour system. You cancreate new locationsdirectly from thisscreen by clicking onthe „New location“button.• You can edit existinglocations and deletethe ones that haveno accommodationsassigned.
Add new location• While creating a newlocation, you canassign it as a child ofan existing location.This is useful for whenyou have smallerlocations that are partof a larger one.• You also need to inputits name and slug foreach language in yoursystem.• It is important to haveat least one locationdefined before youstart addingaccommodations.
View accommodations• The View accommodationssection gives you an overview ofall you accommodations.• You can create newaccommodation directly fromhere by clicking on the „Newaccommodation type“ button.• You can filter the list by ID/E.ID,Partner, Location orAccommodation Unit type.• In the list you can activate ordeactivate an accommodation,edit and view it, or delete itcompletely.• By selecting one or moreaccommodations with thecheckbox, you can add/removeaccommodations from specialoffers, or activate/deactivatemany accommodations at once.
New accommodation• Creating a newaccommodationrequires that youhave at least onepartner and locationdefined in yoursystem.• On the „General“ tabyou need to selectthe partner, location,accommodationstatus(active/disabled) andthe inquiry form. Youcan use the externalID field to define acustom ID for thisaccommodation.
New accommodation• Once youve added the accommodation name you have to select the accommodationtemplate by switching to „Template“ tab.
New accommodation• In the „Properties“ tab you need to define the values for accommodationproperties youve created previously. This needs to be done for eachlanguage in your system.
New accommodation• In the „Extra services“ tab you can select the accommodation extra services that apply to this accommodation.• When you have selected an extra service, you need to define if it’s a obligatory service, its price, days and peoplebase and the guest age range• The guest age range is defined as older than (eg. >18), younger than (eg. <18) or it can be defined as a range (eg.18-24)
New accommodation• On the „Map“ tabyou can mark theaccommodationlocation bydragging themarker on themap, or bysearching byaddress.• Once youvefinished you canclick on „Save &Add Pictures“button to addaccommodationphotos.
View lots• The View lots section givesyou an overview of all yourlot.• You can create a new lot byclicking on the „New lot“button.• You can filter the list of lotsby Accommodation or byselecting the lot unit type.• In the list you can change thestatus for each lot(enabled/disabled), edit, viewavailability calendar, viewlot, copy or delete lots. Byselecting one or more lots bymarking it in a checkbox, youcan activate/deactivatelots, add or remove lots fromspecial offers or delete lots.
New lot• Creating a new lot requires that you have at least one accommodation created inyour system.• On the „General“ tab you need to select the accommodation, lot status(active/disabled) and the inquiry form. You can use the external ID field to define acustom ID for this lot.
New lot• Once youve added the lot name you have to select the lot template by switching to „Template“ tab.• In the „Properties“ tab you need to define the values for accommodation properties youve created previously. Thisneeds to be done for each language in your system.
New lot• In the „Extra services“ tab you can select the accommodation extra services that apply to this lot.• Once youve finished you can click on „Save & Add Pictures“ button to add accommodation photos.
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