Eik Release 10.0

New Features

Multiple Language Interface

New multi-language interface option allows you to choose from a list of multiple languages. To choose another language apart from default English, go to Features on the top menu bar then select Option Settings from the drop down menu and select a language of your choice from the Language section and click Save.

To revert back to another language for instance, select the other language from the language drop down box located next to Help.

Seasons and Holidays Definition

Now you can create a season like holiday season, summer season with multiple date range at once and then you can assign this season to multiple regular rates. Now you can minimize the work of creating multiple seasonal dates for each and every regular rates.

To do this click Setup from the top menu bar, then select Basic Easy InnKeeping and click on Rate Setup and click on Seasons and Holidays Definition and then Add Season.

After creating the season, click on Rate tab in the rate setup screen and then select on the regular rate name that you need to create a seasonal rate. At the bottom of the regular rate screen, click on Add Seasonal Rates checkbox and tick the season you need to create a seasonal rate. In the Rack Rate enter the seasonal rate and click on Save Rate Plan.

If the extra charges differ from existing regular rate setup then tick the Extra Charges different from Rack and add the extra charge amount for the new seasonal rates and click on Save Rate Plan.

To view the created seasonal rate, click on View Seasonal Rate Magnifier in the regular rate screen.

You can also edit any details of the created seasonal rate by clicking on the Edit button (Pencil Icon) and delete any particular date range by clicking on the Delete button and then update the changes.

Updated Functionality

Room Status

Housekeeping status (Clean, Dirty, Vacant…) can be assigned to the particular room in the calendar screen to help the housekeeping staffs easily understand the status of each room by seeing the calendar. Each status can be assigned a color code and a customized name can be given.

To assign a color code for a Housekeeping Status, Click on Setup on the top menu bar, Select Advanced Easy InnKeeping from the drop down then select Room Status.

To edit a color code, Click on the Edit button (Pencil icon) next to the color code you would want to edit, and assign a color from the color picker and click save.

Click on the second tab of room status screen to view the Reservation Status screen. Reservation status color can be changed under this option.

Both Housekeeping Status and Reservation Status changes can be viewed in calendar as shown below : –

Rate Setup

Now the Regular and Seasonal rate screen are clubbed into a single screen under “Rate Setup” screen.

Rate Setup

Regular Rate

No. of guest label has been changed to “Included Occupants”.

You can edit a regular rate in the list itself by clicking on the Edit button (Pencil Icon) and update the changes.

Policy Setup

In Policy setup screen you can create policies and make that visible in Reservation Invoice, online reservation and shopping cart screens. There is a new Search option on the top right corner to search the policies easier.

Updated Functionality

Auto Email for GDS reservations

The Auto Email feature enabled automatically for reservations that come from online travel agency.

Online Booking Display Order

In Room Name page of online EWR booking engine, rooms display order is changed to list out alphabetically.

E signature

The default timing of 12.00 AM to 12.00 PM shown next to the arrival and departure date in E Signature email letter has been removed.

Online Booking Speed Issue

EWR online booking engine loaded slowly when there is no availability for the selected dates.

Detailed Condo Owner Report

Error when decimal values are entered in the custom fields of reservation screen.

Same Room Type with Multiple Units – GDS

When multiple rooms booked for same room type from the GDS not fall on PMS bug has been fixed.

Letters

To make an easy access with the letter we have upgraded the letter screen with a brand new design. To access this new letter screen, go to Setup >> Advanced Easy InnKeeping >> Letters >> Reservation Letters.

Existing Letter List Screen:

New Letter List Screen:

Creating a Letter:

Click on “Add Letter” button in the bottom of the screen to create a new letter.

Steps 1: Letter Description

Enter the Letter Name, Description and Submitted By and click on Next button. If you already create a letter then click on Upload HTML File and upload the created document and click on Save button.

Steps 2: Select a Template

Select anyone predefined template and click on Next button. To preview the template click on Preview button.

Steps 3: Edit Template

You can build the letter content up here. In the “Type Your Text Here” area click on the edit icon (pencil icon).

Add the contents also choose the fields like first name, last name…etc. from the custom field’s dropdown and then click on Save button.

Editing a Letter:

To edit the letter click on the edit button located at the right hand side or also click on the letter name.

Preview:

To preview the letter click on the preview icon located at the right hand side.

Auto Email:

To enable auto email condition click on edit button (Pencil Icon) on the particular Mail Name and choose the Send Date (Instantly after booking, After check in date…etc.…) condition from the dropdown list and enter the Days (if send date condition is “Before check-in date” and if “Days” is set to 2 days then the letter will be send automatically before two days from the check-in date for the particular reservation) for which the letter should send.

Note: Only the Mail Name those are checked in the Enable/Disable checkbox, those emails only automatically sent. You can check in the list page of Auto Email that those email are enabled will be shown in “Green” color.

Merge Letter (Bulk Email)

Click on “Bulk Email” icon (Letter icon, under action column) for the particular letter.

Choose the condition to filter and click on Email button

Based on the filtered condition, result will be showed. After that you can click on Send button.

Other Settings

To access the pages easier in one single place the following pages (Referral, Bed Types, Room View, Guest Type, Visit Type, Zip/ Postal Codes, Credit Card) have been consolidated into a single page named as “Other Settings”. To access, go to Setup >> Advanced Easy InnKeeping >> Other Settings in the main menu.

New Screen:

The feature will remain the same for all the screens with an additional Search Box option at the top right corner and Page Selection option at the bottom of the screen.

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