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Feature Release Notes

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  1. Room Swapping through Booking Shelf (Bucket Swapping)

    - 28 December 2017

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    Room Swapping through Booking Shelf

    • #CRS

    A new feature has been implemented on CRS through which user could move multiple bookings into the booking shelf and can then manage the allocation and re-allocation of rooms.

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    Room Allocation of Multiple Bookings

    • #CRS

    For instance, user wants to change the room allocation of multiple bookings of a single room category, then user could move the required bookings into the shelf one by one and then reallocate the rooms as required.
    Note: Reallocation would be saved only, once user will re-allocate the required rooms to all the bookings which have been moved to the shelf and would save them.
    Save Pop-up would appear only if user had re-allocated rooms to all the bookings in the shelf.

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    Previous Booking Allocations

    • #CRS

    Once all the bookings are done with the room reallocation, below message would appear to confirm Save or Cancel operation. If Saved, bookings would be visible with new room allocations. If Cancelled, the bookings would get reset to the previous allocations.


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    Allocate Any Non-vacant Room

    • #CRS

    For instance, user had moved a booking in booking shelf and tries to allocate any non-vacant room(Either a blocked room or a room with a confirmed or a hold booking), an alert message would be visible to the user.

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    Change The Room Allocation

    • #CRS

    User could also change the room allocation by simply dragging the booking from booking shelf into any vacant room.

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    Tries to Allocate the Same Room

    • #CRS

    When user tries to allocate the same room as being allocated to the booking, following alert message would appear


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    Current Date Check-in Vouchers

    • #CRS

    This feature is applicable only for current date check-in vouchers. If user tries to move any of the voucher having arrival date as either past date or future date.

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    Left Menu Navigation Bar Changed

    • #CRS

    Left menu Navigation Bar has been made static and would now be visible only with icons on every page (like Payment DB, Activity Logs etc).

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    Pagination has been implemented on Databases:

    • #CRS

    Prev and next links would be visible to move to next and previous pages. One page would have max 25 records.


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    Custom Settings:

    • #CRS

    User can now set multiple fields in default list view(more than 7).

  2. TripAdvisor Review URL in Thank You Email

    - 18 December 2017

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    TripAdvisor Review URL in Thank You Email

    • #Notification settings #Bookings

    Djubo released a new feature where we provide TripAdvisor write Review URL in Thank You email i.e. triggered when guest Checkout. For this Feature, you have to select Tripadvisor Guest Survey in review mode for Post departure thank you email in MTP --> Notification settings -- > Bookings

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    Property Details Tab

    • #Notification settings #Bookings

    Also, In MTP --> property Details tab, It is mandatory to add TripAdvisor ID

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    Thank You Email

    • #Notification settings #Booking

    When Guest clicks on that URL, He will redirects to Tripadvisor Review page, where he can write review for that hotel. After submit review, He need to add his current city and submit.

  3. Introducing Cerebrum - Yield Manager for Hotel

    - 9 December 2017

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    Revenue Rule Page

    • #CEREBRUM

    We are pleased to announce our Dynamic Price Management and Revenue Maximization App for DJUBO, DJUBO CEREBRUM. Machine learning algorithms and powerful AI, analyzes Hotel's sales history to not only make accurate occupancy and revenue predictions, but automatically changes your pricing on all sales channels to ensure maximum profitability.

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    Revenue Rule Page

    • #CEREBRUM

    When we click on cerebrum, we are redirecting to Revenue Rule page, where we can create a rule on occupancy basis for next number of days, We can also add some exceptions on Date range/ Rate Plans or days.You can create Revenue Rule on basis of occupancy. Example from 0-20% - rate plan 1 and 20 - 100% rate plan 2

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    Revenue Manager Calendar

    • #CEREBRUM

    Next is REVENUE MANAGER CALENDAR: On this tab, we shows Rate Planner, Package calendar and Rack Rate Calendar. This is similar to rate planner and we are showing occupancy on every date and there is an eye on every date.


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    Activity Shows

    • #CEREBRUM

    When you click on that eye, a pop-up comes, where daily activity shows.

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    Booking Activity Shows

    • #CEREBRUM

    On Booking Activity, we shows Pick-up trend of revenue, occupancy and ARR of that date, which defines how the booking comes for that date means before 30 days booking for 7th Dec is 12 and before 12 days no of bookings are 26 and so on.

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    Competition Tab

    • #CEREBRUM

    On Competition Tab, we shows rates of our competitors for that dates. Competes shows on that tab are competes defined in Foresight.


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    Restriction Tab

    • #CEREBRUM

    On Rate Restriction tab, we shows restriction applied on that date

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    Deals and Promo Tab

    • #CEREBRUM

    On Deals and Promo tab, we shows promotion running on that date.

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    Rate Grid

    • #CEREBRUM

    We shows Rate grid where we shows rate for particular dates. Same for Package and Rack Rates


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    Revenue Manger Tab

    • #CEREBRUM

    When we select date range from past 3 months to next 3 months
    Tile 1 shows Past dates Revenue and also shows revenue Increased/Decreased from past same period
    Tile 2 shows Future Dates Revenue and also shows Revenue Increased/Decreased from past same period
    Tile 3 shows Number of dates that need attention, means where no of bookings on the Books are less from past period
    Tile 4 Shows Days in a Rule, which define which rate plan is applied for minimum and maximum no of days
    Revenue graph shows that Total Revenue on the Books and for past period, last year , last 2 years , last 3 years and Predicted Revenue based on our past data. We shows Budget Line also.
    Budget is defined by hotelier on Budget screen.
    Same for Occupancy, ARR and Pre-Booking Graph.


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    Pickup Stay Dates( Detailed) Tab

    • #CEREBRUM

    On Pickup Stay dates( Detailed) Tab shows Pick-up graphs for date-wise for Same day this year, Same day last year and Business On the Books data.


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    Pickup Stay Date (Summary)

    • #CEREBRUM

    On Pickup Stay Date (Summary) Tab Shows Pickup graph for Today. Means How our Revenue, Occupancy and ARR increased for Today.


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    Performance Graphs

    • #CEREBRUM

    On Budget Screen, we can define Month-wise Budget. This also shows on performance Graphs.


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    Machine Learning Algorithms and Powerful AI

    • #CEREBRUM

    On Alerts Tab, We shows History or alert. Example, when booking comes and occupancy changed in different slab defined in Revenue Rule, We shows occupancy has been changed Please change Rate plan 1 to Rate Plan 2. We have Auto Mode Option also, which automatically changed Rate Plan. And as I said, we use Machine learning algorithms and powerful AI, which change rate plan by analyzing our past data. Whenever the rule changes, a push notification also triggered to registered mobile. On Settings Tab, You can set Property Algo, Whether it will run according to Business on Books Or with Historic Data.

  4. Housekeeping

    - 8 December 2017

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    Housekeeping

    • #Housekeeping

    Once user has marked a room as either Checkout or Checkout and Released Room, room will be marked as dirty(room would be visible as Red Marked). User could mark the same as clean and dirty by clicking on it. If a booking is already created for a room that has been marked as dirty, whenever user would try to mark the booking as check-in, user will get a warning pop-up as:

  5. Refer a Hotel Link

    - 4 December 2017

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    Refer A Hotel

    • #ReferAHotel

    A new link refer a hotel has been added into the slider menu which will be redirected to the hotel referral page.

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    Database

    • #Databases

    All Databases have been compacted under a single link named as Database in the slider menu.

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    Card Type in Online Payment Received Email

    • #OnlinePayment

    Now Card type would also be visible in the online payment received email.


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    Rename Room Invoice:

    • #RoomInvoice

    If user creates any voucher then before and after check-in Room proforma invoice and Extras invoice have been renamed as "Tax Proforma invoice(Rooms)" and "Tax Proforma invoice(Orders)" respectively.After check-out the voucher Room invoice and Extras Invoice have been renamed as Tax Invoice(Rooms) and Tax Invoice(Orders) respectively.
    Note:The above renaming would be visible only while printing invoices.

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    PDF as Attachment with Emails:

    • #AttachmentwithEmails

    Now with every email of voucher, a PDF would be sent as an attachment along with the email notifications(including external and internal both).The PDF would be sent only for the voucher creation/updation/cancellation/reminders emails.

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    Occupied Room Reports

    • #OccupanyReport

    A new option "Occupied Room Report" have been added under MTP->Reports. This report would contain all data related to the rooms and would display all the vouchers having current date as check-in, check-out and staying over.


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    Category Availability Report:

    • #InventoryAvailability

    A new option "Inventory availability reports" have been added under MTP->Reports.User can get the inventory availability report for specific property now.
    Note:Functionality would work same as the other reports.

  6. Directly Book a Package from Website

    - 1 December 2017

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    Directly Book a Package from Website

    • #BE

    DJUBO released a feature where Guest can directly Book a package from Website. When a guest click on Book to Book a package, he/she will redirect to Review and pay page of Booking Engine, Now guest does not have to search package again and then Book.
    Click on Package Button: When guest Click on package, he will redirects to Review and PAY Page.

  7. Foresight Internationalization and Live Fetch

    - 30 November 2017

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    Foresight Internationalization and Live Fetch

    • #Foresight

    Foresight Internationalization : From now we support Internationalization in Foresight. In which If a property is connected with BDC and Goibibo and BDC shows rates in USD and Goibibo shows rates in INR and Property currency is in INR. Then we convert BDC rates from USD to INR and shows all rates in our property Currency.
    Live Fetch : Now we provide additional feature of Live rates Fetch once in a day.If property opts Live fetch facility.

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    Co-Branding your business

    • #DJUBODashboard

    Now Djubo supports Co-Branding/White-labelling. If a user login with URL : marketmyhotel.djubo.com, Login page shows like:
    After Login with Account Admin Role,: Re-seller's Brand logo shows on Dashboard
    Support email ID masked as re-seller's support ID and Number
    Support and Help Chat box redirect to re-seller Twak.to

  8. View History log report

    - 27 November 2017

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    Deleted Payment on Payment Dashboard

    • #CRS

    if any payment on voucher (added either manually or any online payment) has been deleted,same would be still displayed in payment database and also there would be history tracking for deleted payment on view logs.

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    Hold Expiry date & time in reminder notifications

    • #CRS

    Now Hold reminder date and time would be displayed in notifications. For this you need to go MTP->Notification Settings->Bookings tab and copy the below text in the hold reminder external email salutations.

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    POS Item Level Report

    • #POS

    A new option Item order has been added at order history tab by which user can download the reports at item level. Go to POS->Order history->Item order

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    Logout Option/Change password option for Djubo Insight

    • #DJUBOInsight

    Now user can logout and also can change password from djubo insight page.

  9. Manage House keeping

    - 13 November 2017

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    Manage House keeping

    • #CRS

    1. Once user have marked a room as Checkout or Checkout and Released Room, room will be marked as dirty (room would be visible as Red Marked). User could also mark this as clean by clicking on it.

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    • #CRS

    If a booking is already created for a room that has been marked as dirty, whenever user would try to mark the booking as check-in , user will get a warning popup.

  10. Walkthrough on Start Free Trial on the Go

    - 08 November 2017

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    Auto-On boarding Feature

    • #StartFreeTrial

    A new feature auto-onboarding has been implemented by which user can request for free trial account and the same would be done automatically. For this navigate to www.djubo.com->Click on Start Free trial

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    • #StartFreeTrial

    Now user would redirected to the below form and after entering all the required details ,click on GET Started with DJUBO

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    • #StartFreeTrial

    Once the user login with the specified login credentials in the email,user would be asked to accept an agreement and once preceding the same user would be redirected to the DJUBO. Free Trial account would be activated only for 14 days.

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    • #StartFreeTrial

    Click on activate link,user would be redirected to the below page and a welcome to DJUBO email would be triggered to the specified user's email-id along with freetrial@djubo.com and leads@djubo.com.

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    • #StartFreeTrial

    Now a free trial email would be send to the specified email-id.

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    • #StartFreeTrial

    Note: If user tries to activate the link again and also if already requested with same email-id and hotel name,user would redirected to the below page.

  11. Manage New Notification Dashboard

    - 01 November 2017

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    Notification Dashboard

    • #CRS #Notification

    1. A new section has been introduced on CRS as Notifications.

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    • #CRS #Notification

    2. All voucher related notifications along with the status would be visible here.Through this , user would be able to see all the notifications (Email + SMS) being sent along with the voucher number and sent at time.

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    • #CRS #Notification

    3. Also, user can filter the notifications with the Advance Search Filters applied and the basic search.

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    Confirm/Hold Voucher/Enquiry Popup :

    • #CRS #Notification

    E collect could not be added for Vouchers being marked as Cancelled or No Show.

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    SMS Popup :

    • #CRS #Notification

    Message sent to the user would be visible here.

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    Block / Unblock :

    • #CRS #Notification

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    Resend Button

    • #CRS #Notification

    Any of the notification(EMAIL or SMS) could be Resend using the Resend button against each notification.

  12. Mapping Issues feature in Channel Manager

    - 13 October 2017

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    Manage Blacklisted OTAs

    • #Blacklisted OTAs

    If while fetching bookings/rate sync/inventory sync, authorization error is being received in OTA response , respective property would get blacklisted for that OTA.
    Reasons for blacklisting could be any OTA being disconnected from Channel Manager , but is connected in Djubo , Invalid Login Details etc. Once an OTA has been blacklisted for a particular property, no inventory sync/rate sync or booking fetch would be proceeded for the respective property for that OTA.

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    Unmapped Hotel Booking

    • #Unmapped Hotel Booking

    For any booking being pushed to Djubo, and if hotel id in the booking XML has not been mapped in Djubo, an entry would get added in the Unmapped Hotel Bookings table.

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    Mapping Issues feature in Channel Manager

    • #Mapping Issues

    Rate Plan Missing and Category Missing failures for the bookings would get listed under this table. Once the respective rate plan and category has been mapped , respective booking could be reprocessed.
    Reprocess Time and Status is visible as well to verify the status of the booking and time of booking creation.


    Rate/Inventory Verification services

    • #CM

    Rate and Inventory Verification services has been implemented for Desiya/Agoda/Booking.Com/Expedia/Cleartrip/Goibibo to avoid the rate and inventory disparity.

    Timezone Handling

    • #CM

    Timezone Handling has been done for Instaconnekt Bookings/Rate and Inventory sync calls.

    Warning Popup for Unmapped Rate Plans

    • #CM

    For any OTA, if all rate plans are not being mapped in Djubo , while connecting any OTA, a warning popup has been implemented for the same

  13. Manage Invoiceing and Inventory

    - 09 October 2017

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    In order History Activity log

    • #PoS

    In order history Activity log will be visible by default.

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    Below Msg would be displayed

    • #PoS

    Below msg would be displayed if there are no items in the outlet.

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    Item marked as complementary would be displayed as NC in an Invoice

    • #PoS

    Item marked as complementary would be displayed as NC in an Invoice (Earlier was marked with a star).

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    Closed Status

    • #PoS

    Closed Status will be displayed as Settled.

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    Print Room Proforma Invoice

    • #CRS

    User will now be able to print Room Proforma invoice in case of hold voucher.

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    Button changed 'Proceed to Billing'

    • #PoS

    Text of the Button changed from 'Generate Bill' to 'Proceed to Billing'.

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    Hard Block/Unblock Inventory

    • #CRS

    Now, User would be able to hard block/unblock inventory in a bulk.

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    GST on Commission

    • #CRS

    Label of the Tax Type has been changed from service tax to GST on Commission in Payment emails sent to hotels.

  14. Manage CRS Payment Dashboard

    - 05 October 2017

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    Payment Dashboard Version 2.0

    • #CRS

    Any dangling payment ( Payment being done from Quick Pay without any voucher Id ) would be visible in Payment dashboard with a link as Link to Voucher Id.

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    • #CRS

    Any dangling payment could now be linked with any voucher/enquiry whose outstanding amount is less or equal to the payment amount i.e total txn amount (total transaction amount).

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    History Log

    • #CRS

    Changes in the payment could be linking of payment, amount being changed etc.

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    Added New Advanced filters

    • #CRS

    New Advanced filters have been added in Payment Dashboard named as Last modified Dates to filter the Payments being modified on the basis of date being modified.

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    • #CRS

    E collect could not be added for Vouchers being marked as Cancelled or No Show.

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    History Tracking

    • #CRS

    History Tracking for the linking any payment through voucher or payment dashboard would be visible in Activity Logs.

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    Payment linked to enquiry from Payment Dashboard

    • #CRS

    For any payment being linked to enquiry from Payment Dashboard would not confirm the enquiry to a voucher, user has to do it manually.

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    Enable Add Payments on View Mode :

    • #CRS

    Payments could now be added to vouchers(confirm/hold/cancelled/No show) or Enquiry in View Mode as well.

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    Search Payments Field on Voucher

    • #CRS

    Payments could be linked from Vouchers as well using Search Payments field on Voucher while adding any Payment
    User can search the payment less or equal to the outstanding amount using the Payment Reference Id.

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    Print Receipt option has been added with each payment in View Mode

    • #CRS

    For any payment that is not received , basically the unpaid E collect Payments , Print Receipt would not be visible.

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    Invoice Related Changes

    • #CRS

    No of Nights have been added on Bill Summary / Room Invoice / Room Proforma Invoice as well.

    OTA Pre-paid Bookings for Domestic properties, properties being set on India GST, following change has been done in Payments

    • #CRS

    For Domestic Properties (Properties being set on India GST ) : A payment would be added on Voucher with mode as Credit Note and billing preference would always be set to Guest by default in Bill Room To.

    Added Vendor Name

    • #CRS

    Vendor Name has been added on Bill Summary / Room Proforma Invoice and Room Invoice

    For International Properties Tax Percentage have been removed

    • #CRS

    For International Properties, Tax Percentage have been removed from Room Invoice/Extras Invoices in CRS and POS as well.

    Place of Supply has been added in Order Invoice / Extras Invoice on POS and CRS as well.

    • #CRS

    This will be displayed for properties with country as India. Place of Supply would be State Name being mentioned in the Property Details Section.

    POS Orders Invoices/Room Invoice

    • #PoS

    Invoice No field has been added in the header of POS Orders Invoices/Room Invoice when Header is Disabled

    In Order Summary

    • #PoS

    In Order Summary, being downloaded from POS, Invoice No Column has been added.

    Bill Summary

    • #PoS

    New design for Bill Summary has been implemented to optimize space.

    Label changed Property contact no

    • #CRS
    • #PoS

    Label for Property contact no has been changed from M to Ph in all invoices/Bill Summary on CRS. Same has been handled in POS as well.

  15. Updation In CRS and Booking Database

    - 04 October 2017

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    • #CRS

    Now, A pop up would get displayed while checking out a booking in case same room was occupied in past day and the resepective voucher on the past day has not been checked out.

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    • #BE

    Number of rooms left now would be displayed against a room category only when equal the count is less than or to the number of rooms searched by the guest.

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    Booking Database

    • #BE

    User would now be able to manually wide the Column of all fields in Booking database.User would now be able to manually wide the Column of all fields in Booking database.

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    • #CRS

    Now Date of order creation would get displayed along with the order in the voucher when any Order is being Pushed to Room.

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    Blacklisting of OTAs on properties

    • #CRS

    Now, while settling the order using Push to room, room list would be sorted by room number in the drop down.

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    • #CRS

    A new column named "total" has been added in category availability Report in which total no of room will be displayed date wise.

  16. Introducing TripAdvisor CPA

    - 27 September 2017

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    New Tab for New Feature Released

    • #CRS

    A new tab called "NEW FEATURE RELEASED" has been implemented in the main menu of booking chart by which user can see New Feature Releases by djubo every Week.

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    Currency Format in Email Notifications/Reports

    • #CRS
    • #BE

    From now user would be able to see the price format as per currency set at property level. This would be reflected in all email notifications (including CRS/Booking-engine, OTA), Reports, SMSs etc as well.

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    On Actuals Option

    • #BE
    • #QP

    A feature where you just need to mark a flag for the property named as "On actuals" at the time of registration and it will pick all BE/QP commission calculation from the commission set for PAYU. Hence in case you have to change commission for PAYU, it will be reflected automatically for all properties which are running on actuals. And commission will be deduct according to the amount you pay to PayU.
    Note : Booking Engine/QP commission for new properties AMEX and Internation Value has been Updated.
    1. International Cards = 2.75%
    2. AMEX = 3.35%

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    TripAdvisor CPA (Cost per Action)

    • #TripAdvisor

    After enabling TripAdvisor CPA, DJUBO will be promoting your website on TripAdvisor as its official site.
    Note: TripAdvisor Cost per Action booking flow is same as of TripAdvisor Cost per Click.

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    Pay at Hotel Notification Colour Update

    • #CRS

    Color of Pay at hotel and Active enquiries have been changed to green now.
    Note : if Enquiry is Active color gets changed to green else it will remain the same if Enquiry is inactive.

  17. Mobile CRS Completely in the Cloud

    - 26 September 2017

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    Rate Setup/Rate Grid Feature

    • #MOBILE APP
    • #CRS

    A new tab as Rate Setup has been implemented into the slider menu at booking chart by which user can create/delete/edit rate plan and define rates for these rate plans(including bar rate plan,package plan and also rack rate plans) as CRS.

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    Rate Sync Feature

    • #MOBILE APP
    • #CRS

    Now user can map rate plan/package plan and also rack rate plan by navigating to the rate planner tab under rate setup tab.Rate setup->Rate planner tabRate setup->Rate planner->Bar calendar->Select date range->Select rate plan->Apply

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    Unicode Character Support

    • #MOBILE APP
    • #CRS

    User can see and define Unicode characters in all user editable fields in mobile app as well.

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    Price Decimal

    • #MOBILE APP
    • #CRS

    User can define rates in decimal value under for any rate plan/package plan and also rack rate plan under rate setup tab. Same would be reflected at all places where amount displays.

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    Currency Format/Date time format

    • #MOBILE APP
    • #CRS

    Date/time format and currency format would be displayed as locale set at property level.

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    Check-in/Checkout time

    • #MOBILE APP
    • #CRS

    Two fields check-in and check-out time have been added at booking source screen at create/edit voucher by which user can set check-in/check-out time.

    djubo-features-release-block-charge-payment-app

    Block Carge Payment

    • #MOBILE APP
    • #CRS

    A new option Block charge checkbox has been added at payment pop by which hotelier can add any payment as a block charge amount.

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    Time Zone

    • #MOBILE APP
    • #CRS

    Time zone changes has been implemented in mobile app as well and functionality would be work same as CRS. Date and time would get displayed as per property time zone.

    djubo-features-release-call-guest-agent-app

    Add direct button to call Guest and Agent

    • #MOBILE APP
    • #CRS

    Now user can directly call guest and agent through mobile app.
    Call icon would be displayed just next guest and agent phone number and this would not be work for guest/agent phon number added in cc option.

  18. Manage Print Option & Currency Format

    - 09 September 2017

    djubo-features-release-no-show-and-cancel-voucher

    Print Option for No Show and Cancel Voucher.

    • #CRS

    Now User will be able to Print Bill Summary for Noshow and Cancel Voucher as well.

    djubo-features-release-email-notifications-reports

    Currency format in Email Notifications/Reports

    • #CRS

    From now user would be able to see the price format as per currency set at property level .This would be reflected in all email notifications(including CRS/Booking-engine,OTA),Reports,SMSs etc as well.

  19. Setting up GST in Djubo

    - 05 September 2017

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    Setting up GST in Djubo

    • #CRS

    (a) A global setting has been created in the 'Property Details' of settings, which can be accessed and set by Super Admin (DJUBO Support Team). Property Admin/Account Admins can view the setting. The settings is being named as Tax Type ( a dropdown ) having two options - namely "India GST" & "General". To enable a property to India GST , you need to select India GST as Tax Type field .

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    (b) After enabling following details being auto-populated and being non-editable:

    • #CRS

    . Tax Rule for GST settings with validity range from date when India GST for the respective property is enabled to forever in future.
    2. Tax components inside the rule with GST slabs. These will be compliant to Govt. notifications i.e. CGST & SGST.
    3. User will not be required to setup any other tax setting for enabling the property for India GST.
    Taxes would always be applied on Discounted Net Rate but the Tax Percentage Slab would always be calculated on the Discounted Net Rate or Rack Rate ( whichever is higher). If rack rates are not defined, system would still calculate taxes based on voucher sell rates, but we encourage users to define rack rates to be compliant to GST.

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    (e) GSTN Number

    • #CRS

    DJUGSTN Number field has been added to Property Details, (a non mandatory field) which would appear in Room Invoice / Extras Invoice / Bill Summary/ POS Orders as well if specified.
    Note : If GSTN No for the property is already added in Invoice Settings , shall not be added then in Property Details as would then appear twice on Invoices in Statutory Ids and Property GSTN field as well.

    (d) Extra Person Settings

    • #CRS

    No. of extra persons and its cost, would automatically be picked up from Djubo's category settings and defined rates in Rate plan settings. This will be deducted from total price along with Meal plan rates, to arrive at the 'Room only price'.

    (c) Meal Plan Settings

    • #CRS

    Hotel would be required to setup the Meal Plan charges in the 'Special Items Mapping' section in Property Admin section under 'Rate Setup'. These values are required for the system to calculate 'Room Only price from total price.

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    (f) SAC Codes

    • #CRS

    Any property being moved to India GST would have a default Room SAC code as 996311. Same would be visible on Room Invoice/ Room Proforma Invoice along with each Room Category.

    djubo-features-release-GSTN-guest-pop-up

    UI Changes for GSTN no. on Guest Pop-up and Agency Popup

    • #CRS

    A new section has been added on Guest Popup as Add Official Information to add company details (if guests requires company number to be mentioned on Invoice). GST No. specified along with the Guest(Company Info)/Agency would be visible on Invoices if Billed to Agent or Company.

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    Invoices Preferences can be set in name of Company

    • #CRS

    If billing preference is set for Company, Invoice will be created in the name of the Company with GSTN number added with the Company Details.Note : Company Information added with the Guest would be specific to voucher.

    djubo-features-release-gst-guidelines

    Ota Vouchers in Djubo to Comply With Gst Guidelines

    • #CRS

    A new tab has been added in Tax Setup section --> General Tax Setting. (1) If Apply Taxes as on Djubo is selected, taxes for OTA vouchers would be calculated according to the taxes being defined in Djubo.
    (2) If Apply Taxes as on OTA is selected, taxes for OTA vouchers would be visible as it is on voucher as being sent by OTA

    djubo-features-release-bill-company-POS-option

    Bill to Company in POS Option has been Added

    • #CRS

    Company name & other details including GSTN has been added with POS orders along with Add Guest option. Once Guest Company Information is added on POS Order, POS Bill ( Bill Extras To ) would be generated for Company.

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    Option to Add Agency GST Number

    • #CRS

    A new field GST No. has been added at Add/Update Agency popup to add agency GST number.

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    Add GST Option in Guest Popup

    • #CRS

    Columns have been added in Reservation Summary for Guest Company Information along with the voucher for your accounting.

    Billing Preference can now be Changed after Check-in

    • #CRS

    Until the hotel marks the voucher as Check-out or Checkout and Release Room billing preference can be update.

    djubo-features-release-reservation-summary-download

    Company/Agency GSTN Info in Reservation Summary Download

    • #CRS

    Columns have been added in Reservation Summary for Guest Company Information along with the voucher for your accounting.

    djubo-features-release-changes-OTA-vouchers

    Changes in OTA Vouchers

    • #CRS
    • #Mobile APP

    A new field named as Tax has been added for OTA vouchers if apply taxes as on OTA is selected under OTA Tax settings. This functionality would be worked same as web.

  20. MOBILE POS COMPLETELY IN THE CLOUD

    - 21 August 2017

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    (POS App) Settlement Option

    • #POS
    • #MOBILE APP

    Now, you can view how an order was settled, whether paid by card, or cash, or added to room folio or, partial payment by cash and partial by card.

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    (POS App) Served By Option

    • #POS
    • #MOBILE APP

    Served By option would now be visible in app as the user serving this order, who's name is mention in MTP --> View staff to manage POS and it will also be visible on list of orders as well.

  21. Auto e-collect for Tripadvisor Instant bookings

    - 08 August 2017

    djubo-features-release-internal-print-option

    Internal Print Option

    • #CRS

    To print invoices, that contain internal notes, for office use, now you can use the Reservation (Int.) button when printing.

    djubo-features-release-latitude-longitude

    Added Latitude and Longitude

    • #CRS

    Longitude and Latitude values would be fetched according to the location map URL being provided and if incorrect Location map URL, latitude and longitude value for the respective url would not get fetched.

    djubo-features-release-auto-e-collect-tripadvisor

    Auto e-collect for Tripadvisor Instant bookings

    • #BE
    • #Tripadvisor

    Now, a you can send e-collect link to your guests with Tripadvisor instant booking voucher through MTP -> Reservation settings -> Auto e-collect

    BE Widget Filtering

    • #BE

    Now we can design a separate widget for Chain Website. For example : Parellel Resort has 15 property, on-boarded in one DJUBO account but they have two separate websites: www.abc.in & www.123.in. But, they want abc's properties and city name to be visible in widget on website www.abc.in and 123's properties and city name to be visible on website: www.123.in. For inquiry/integration contact your marketing manager.

    djubo-features-release-invalid-credit-card

    Mark Invalid Credit Card

    • #BE

    An option to mark the credit card as invalid has been added for Booking.com bookings. Once a credit card has been marked invalid, it would be visible with the info icon along with the card details and on Booking.com extranet as well.

    djubo-features-release-disable-header-invoice

    Disable Header on Invoice

    • #CRS

    Now you have the option to remove the header information when printing invoices by selecting the "Disable header on invoice" in the printer settings section.

    djubo-features-release-e-collect-booking-source

    E collect for Booking Source

    • #BE

    Now e-collect can be sent according to its booking sources and detail will get populated accordingly on pop-up e-collect window. E-collect for Agent would be visible if booking source will be OTA/Agent/GDS type vouchers , Company will be Corp type and Only Guest will be Direct/Booking Engine vouchers.

    djubo-features-release-block-charge

    Block Charge

    • #BE

    A new optionof block charge has been added at payment pop by which you can add any payment as a block charge amount. For Example: If you need a security deposit from client but do not want that amount to re adjusted in the total voucher outstanding amount, then you can mark that payment as block charge. This payment will reflect in the voucher with info icon , that its not an actual realise payment.

  22. Feedback & Call Us Feature

    - 01 August 2017

    djubo-features-release-user-feedback-through-mobile-app

    Give Us Your Feedback

    • #CRS
    • #MOBILE APP

    Now you can provide us feedback for our mobile apps anytime by choosing "Feedback" from the slider menu.

    djubo-features-release-snake-bar-message

    Snake Bar Message

    • #CRS
    • #MOBILE APP

    Now snake bar messages would get displayed for the better clarity of user.
    For Instance: If user login into the mobile app then below message would get appeared.
    Case 1: If user login into the mobile app then below message would get appeared.
    Case 2: If user creates a voucher by selecting room through booking chart, below message would get appeared.

    djubo-features-release-user-roles-permissions

    User Roles and Permissions

    • #CRS
    • #MOBILE APP

    The DJUBO Mobile Apps now implement the roles & permissions as per designated in the DJUBO system.

    djubo-features-release-no-show-flow-booking-com

    Reporting Booking.com No-shows On Mobile App

    • #CRS
    • #MOBILE APP

    Now users can report Booking.com no-shows in the same way as done in the DJUBO Web App.

    djubo-features-release-call-us-feature

    Call Us Feature

    • #CRS
    • #MOBILE APP

    User could now call to specific zonal support by call us option which would displayed at sign-in screen.

  23. Introducing Tax Components

    - 31 July 2017

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    Tax Components Now Visible in Invoices

    • #CRS

    Now applied tax percentage would also be visible with tax component name in invoices & bill summaries.

    djubo-features-release-stay-restrictions

    Stay Restrictions

    • #CM

    You can now restrict the bookings in the following manner: MinLOS (minimum length of stay), CTA, CTD, Close out dates. These rules can be applied in various combinations of selected time periods, rate plans, room categories and meal plans.

  24. Mobile POS Invoice Printing Settings

    - 28 July 2017

    djubo-features-release-printer-settings

    Printer Settings

    • #POS
    • #Mobile APP

    POS Mobile App can now connect to your wi-fi printer or Epson Bluetooth thermal printers to print KOTs & Invoices.

    djubo-features-release-release-table-add-table-functionality

    Release Table and Add Table

    • #POS
    • #Mobile APP

    Release Table and Add Table functionality has been provided with Mobile App as well for releasing table orders and adding new orders.

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    (POS) Invoice Printing

    • #POS
    • #Mobile APP

    To generate a bill or invoice in the POS Mobile App, user needs to click on "Generate Bill" and then click "Print".

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    New Header

    • #POS
    • #Mobile APP

    This includes Table NO or Room No., Served By , Created on , and Settlement. Settlement would be Room only if the order is being pushed to Room. Served By would be by default the login staff name but could be changed from the drop down.

    djubo-features-release-design-sign-in-sign-up-page

    New Design for Sign-in/Sign-up Page has been uploaded

    • #POS
    • #Mobile APP

    New Design for Sign-in/Sign-up Page has been uploaded

  25. Manage your CRS Booking Voucher

    - 25 July 2017

    djubo-features-release-payment-terms-link

    Added Payment Terms Link

    • #CRS

    You can now configure Payment Terms to be shown on an invoice for any type of booking sources.

    djubo-features-release-add-ons-voucher

    Billing for Add-ons

    • #CRS

    Add-ons can now be billed to either Guests or Agents as defined in billing preferences. Please note that to generate a separate invoice for add-ons billed to agents, the guest has to be "Checked-out" and the Room Released.

    djubo-features-release-checkin-checkout-time-voucher-auto-populated

    Vouchers Will Now Display Check-in and Check-out Time

    • #CRS

    Check-in and Check-out time on voucher would now be visible on vouchers according to the Check-in and Check-out time set in Manage This Property - > Policies.

    djubo-features-release-paid-by-option

    Paid by Option

    • #CRS

    Paid By Option has been added for each payment on Voucher to specify whether the payment is paid by Agent or Guest.

    djubo-features-release-e-collect-agent-guest-depending-voucher

    E-collect Could Now Be Generated for Agent/Guest Depending on the Booking Source Selected for the Voucher

    • #CRS

    Accordingly the details would get populated in the E collect popup , and the same could be sent to the respective Agent/Guest. Agent would be visible in case of OTA/Agent/GDS type vouchers , Company for Corp type and Guest for Direct/Booking Engine vouchers.

    djubo-features-release-statutory-ids-and-logos-outlets

    Statutory IDs and Logos Would Now Be Specific to Outlets in POS App

    • #CRS

    Same could be configured under Each Outlet and would be displayed accordingly in Extras Invoice/ POS Orders Invoice along with the property logo according to the Order being generated for respective outlet.

    djubo-features-release-block-unblock-activity-logs

    Block & Unblock in Activity Logs

    • #CRS

    Hard blocks & unblocks will now be tracked in the activity log of your account.

    djubo-features-release-meal-plan-information

    Meal Plan Information Will Now be Visible on Voucher Bin Cards

    • #CRS

    For a voucher with 2 or more rooms on different meal plans, the rooms & associated meal plans would be displayed on the voucher.

    djubo-features-release-bill-summary-changes-voucher

    Subtotal Added to Bill Summary

    • #CRS

    A subtotal field has been added in the bill summary, which represents the total net amount without taxes.

  26. Currency, Date and Time format

    - 24 July 2017

    djubo-features-release-block-charge-payment

    Block Charge Payment Feature

    • #CRS

    A new option - Block Charge has been added when you "Add/Update Payment". Clicking the checkbox will allow you to set a block charge amount. This block charge amount would not be considered as a payment but would not get deducted from the total amount. This message would be displayed with icon just right to any payment added as block charge.

    djubo-features-release-price-currency-format

    Price in Currency Format Feature

    • #CRS

    From now Currency format in amount field would be displayed according to property currency which is defined under MTP. This price in currency format would be displayed at voucher amount/addon amount/at POS/Insight etc.
    Also If user creates a voucher by selecting currency other then set in the property through Booking engine ,the selected currency format will be displayed with i icon but quick pay payment will be added with voucher as per property currency.

    djubo-features-release-date-time-format

    Date and Time format Feature

    • #CRS

    From now all standards date and time format would be displayed according to property currency under MTP. This will effect at voucher/activity logs/POS/Insight etc.

  27. Manage CRS Settings

    - 07 July 2017

    djubo-features-release-price-decimal

    Price Decimal Feature

    • #CRS

    Now user would be able to define rates is decimal value under manage this property till two digits after decimal. Also user can define order item price in decimal value under price planner. Also user can also define order item price in decimal value under price planner.

    djubo-features-release-enable-terms-cconditions-tab

    Enable terms & conditions Tab

    • #BE

    A New option enable terms and conditions has been added under Booking engine->Settings. If it is marked as OFF then I Agree checkbox will be displayed as unchecked at review and pay page on booking engine otherwise marked as checked. It would be compulsory now to marked I agree checkbox is as checked on booking engine,if it is not marked as checked , alert message would be displayed.

    djubo-features-release-customized-meal-plans

    Customized Meal Plans

    • #CRS

    Now user can define customized meal plan name and its abbreviation name itself.

    djubo-features-release-check-in-check-out

    Check-In/Check-out

    • #CRS

    Two fields check-in and check-out time have been added on voucher,by which hotelier can set guest's check-in and check-out time. This information would be reflected only in internal emails and voucher history tracking.

    djubo-features-release-multi-lingual-text-in-fields

    Multi Lingual text in fields

    • #CRS

    Now user would also be able to enter characters in other language and this would get reflected at all palaces where it displays.

    djubo-features-release-credit-capture-pay@hotel-booking-engine

    Credit Capture for Pay@hotel Booking Engine

    • #BE

    Now user can make payment through credit card details. If Credit Card enabled option is marked as "yes" so user would be able to give credit card details and only credit card details would be linked with voucher.

    djubo-features-release-time-zone-feature

    Time Zone Feature

    • #CRS

    Time Zone has been implemented now for international property.By this feature ,date and time would get displayed according to property time zone. Also Reservation chart would be loaded according to property time zone.

    djubo-features-release-gross-amount-before-after-price-overriding

    Gross Amount before/after Price overriding

    • #CRS

    New Columns have been added in Reservation Summary related to Price Overriding done on Voucher. Now user would be able to see Gross Amount before/after Price overriding done on Voucher.

  28. Auto eCollect for Booking.com

    - 19 May 2017

    djubo-features-release-payment-dashboard

    Payment Dashboard

    • #CRS

    New header has been added as Payments in the Side Navigation on Djubo CRS.
    Payments could be searched on the basis of Voucher Id / Guest Name /Booking Reference Id as well.

    djubo-features-release-room-swapping-activity

    Room Swapping Activity Log

    • #CRS

    You can swap room voucher if client wishes for different room (eg. Room 3 changed to Room 4)
    In voucher edit you will see that room swapping activity has been recorded in activity log.

    djubo-features-release-starsight-ranking

    StarSight ranking and rating

    • #StarSight

    From now hotel ranking and rating on Tripadvisor, Google, Hotels.com, Airbnb, Facebook and Booking.com will be display on StartSight dashboard and reports. eg. These ranks and rating will automatically update and you will be able to handle multiple OTA single handedly

    djubo-features-release-training-and-help-library

    Training and Help Library

    • #CRS

    You can find this in DJUBO menu bar which has Hindi, English, Kannada, Malayalam, Bahasa Indonesian language training video and can also schedule Basic and Advance Training.

    djubo-marketplace

    DJUBO Marketplace

    • #CRS

    You can find DJUBO Marketplace in menu bar, which aids you with anything from reducing operational costs to delivering an enhanced guest experience to gaining financial assistance.

    djubo-features-release-price-override

    Price Override Feature

    • #CRS

    In voucher edit you can find the override price by which Respective reservation would then be created for the amount entered using Override Price feature.

    djubo-features-release-auto-eCollect

    Auto eCollect for Booking.com

    • #CRS

    Auto E-collect feature for Pay at hotel OTA bookings. Gives hotels the advantage over last minute cancellations or no shows. By using this feature send custom payment link and collect advance.

    djubo-features-release-directly-from-crs

    Select rooms directly from CRS for Hold/Confirm Voucher

    • #CRS
    • #MOBILE APP

    User would be able to select multiple rooms through multiple selections at CRS then select rooms and clicks on and 3 options would be displayed by which user can create hold/confirm voucher and block rooms.

    djubo-features-release-enquiry-hold-confirm-voucher

    Price Override Feature for Enquiry/Hold/Confirm Voucher

    • #CRS
    • #MOBILE APP

    User can now create the reservation for any price using Override Price button on while creating a Reservation. Respective reservation would then be created for the amount entered using Override Price feature.

    djubo-features-release-bill-summary-mobile

    Bill Summary section at View/Preview Screen

    • #CRS
    • #MOBILE APP

    Now User would be able to see voucher bill summary at view/preview screen.

    djubo-features-release-bill-summary-mobile

    Bill Summary section at View/Preview Screen

    • #CRS
    • #MOBILE APP

    User could now select billing preferences on the voucher. This section will appear on Guest detail screen. This functionality would work same as web.

    djubo-features-release-crs-scrolling-mobile

    CRS Scrolling in reverse direction

    • #CRS
    • #MOBILE APP

    Now user can move in reverse direction through CRS to see past booking.

    djubo-features-release-e-collect-mobile

    E-collect functionality at bin card

    • #CRS
    • #MOBILE APP

    E-collect functionality has been added to bin card as well in mobile app,would work as web.

    djubo-features-release-POS-mobile-app

    POS Mobile Application

    • #POS
    • #MOBILE APP

    New DJUBO mobile application has been launched, with this you can manage your restaurant orders, KOT, Spa etc..