Source of Business Tab

The Source of Business tab allows a property to track where their reservations are coming from on a per reservation basis.  The following article reviews the Source of Business tab of the Property module.

System Configuration > Property > Source of Business

The PMS comes with a preset list, however the list can be added to, edited, deleted and updated as desired.

System Configuration > Property > Source of Business

Adding a Source of Business

To add a Source of Business:

  • Click Add.
  • Assign a Code and Name to the new Source of Business.
  • An Order may also be assigned. The Order determines the order in which the sources of business will appear in the drop down menu when booking a reservation. NOTE: If the Order is not set (ie. left at 0), the Source of Business list will appear in alphabetical order in the drop down menu when making a reservation.
  • Click Post to save
Adding a Source of Business

Source of Business for eRes Mobile Booking Engine

Only one Source of Business may be used for eRes Mobile Booking Engine. The PMS comes with a built in Source Of Business called Web Reservation, and is the default Source that is used for eRes. To change the default eRes Source of Business to something else, simply double click the box next to the desired Source under the eRes column, and click Post to save.

Source of Business for eRes Mobile Booking Engine

Modifying a Source of Business

To modify a Source of Business:

  • Double click on the field you would like to modify
  • Type in the modification required
  • Click Post to save

Deleting a Source of Business

To delete a Source of Business:

  • Click on the SOB you would like to delete
  • Click Delete
  • A pop up will appear asking you to confirm, click Yes to save

NOTE: If a Source of Business has been previously used, it cannot be deleted. If it is no longer required, the sort order can be modified or of sort order is not being used, add a 'z' so it appears at the bottom of the list.