How do I create a BWI - CRS Rate Plan with a Base Rate Code in Protel Air ?

Rate Codes used for the Best Western Interface (Rate Plan in BW language), need to be created in a specific standard set by BW.

In order to create such Rates it is neccessary to obtain a "Pre-Implementation Packet" from Best Western International.

Pre-Implementation Packet

Pre-Implementation Packet

For the Rate creation you will need the RATE PLANS and RATE LEVEL Tabs

RATE PLAN tab

RATE PLAN tab

Here you need to the information from the Rate Code and Base Rate Code column

It is important that the Rate Code created in Protel Air matches the Rade Code from the CRS.

You are creating a Rate Code (3J) as a dependant from Rack Rate (Base Rate Code).

Rate Level tab

Rate Level tab

Here you find the correct Rate Level (Rate Group in Protel Air) for your Rates.

Values for your Rates in the CRS you can obtain from the BW Member Web.

With this Information at hand you proceed to Protel Air > System Data.

Go to System Data > Pricing

Go to System Data > Pricing

Access the Rates Tab on the Top

Access the Rates Tab on the Top

Highlight the Base Rate Code in the Table and select the + Button

Click on the + on the bottom left

Click on the + on the bottom left

This Information Window will appear, Reminding you that an BW Interface is active.

Click on OK

To create the Rack Rate dependant, please select Virtual rate Code

Enter all neccessary data and Calculations.

Ensure the correct Rate Level (Rate Goup) is selected

At the bottom of the Rate Dialog Window you will find a BWI setting. This setting deterimes if this Rate is synced with the BW CRS or not.

As you creating a BWI Rate, Please leave the Box un-ticked.

Click on Apply and OK to Save the Rate Code.

 

GDT and CXL Codes

GDT and CXL Codes

From The Pre-Implementation Pack, obtain the correct GDT and CXL policy.

In the Rate Code screen , Gerneral Settings, go to the top rght hand corner  Booking Conditions and apply the correct pocilies.

Booking Conditions

Booking Conditions

From here you select Virtual Prices from the Table

Virtual Prices

Virtual Prices

From the Pre-Implementation Pack obtain the pricing conditions, if the Rate Value is calculated by a FIXED value or a PERCENTAGE.

Use the Modifier to select FIX or %.

For the Value of the Modifier you need to check on the BW Memberweb for the Hotel.

Rules

Rules

Accourding to the Pre-Implementation Pack set Time period to the End Date

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