To see create, edit and manage Sources, go to SETUP | PARAMETERS | SOURCES. Sources, like Agents, are used to track the origin of bookings. Unlike Agents, Sources do not affect pricing, availability or commissions. Sources are viewed on the booking details for all guest bookings, see Booking Information, and use in some reports as a sort function. Use this function to create guest marketing lists, see Search Bookings and sales reports, see Reports
Sources in Online Bookings
- When bookings are made with links that do not have Source assigned, then the system uses the default source WEB.
- Sources can be used on the website booking process to find out where guest are finding your property. However, this must be enabled in SETUP | SETTINGS | BOOKING ENGINE SETTINGS. Then, select the source. click edit and set it to Yes or No for Publish Online.
Common Examples of Source Codes: WEBSITE for the properties main website or EMAIL for links added to your outgoing e-mail signature.