How do I create a BWI - CRS RACK (BAR) 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 the Rack Rate so there is no Base Rate Code info.

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

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

Depending on the kind of Rate you like to create, select the upper or lower option.

Enter all neccessary data and Calculations.

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 Finish the Rate Code creation.

 

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