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  1. At this moment we can only charge adults. We have a policy that children under 12 years are free of charge. So if guests book with the booking engine 2 adults and 2 children, MEWS automatically charge 4 adults, so the rate is never correct and we always have to correct this and send a new confirmation to the guest.
    Also child product rates would be helpfull if f.e. some hotels charge 50% for breakfast and dinner. Thx

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  2. Some products have a limited inventory f.e. babycot/ parkingspace/ extra beds...
    It would be very helpfull to work with a maximum available product.
    We have a limit of 25 parkingspaces. If we don't keep this in an excel sheet, we overbook this product and have a severe problem. It would be helpful, that every time we book a parking in MEWS for a period for a guest, this automatically diminish in the parking product inventory, so we never can overbook this product. Also very practival for babycot and other products with limited availibility.

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  3. Some regular guests have fixed specific request they always need: bath, low floor, diabetic, …
    At this moment we can put this in the profile of the guest ‘intern information’.
    Problem is when we’re making a new reservations we don’t see this information automatically.
    We’re obliged to go to the profile of the guests and then to have a look in the submenu ‘intern information’.
    Is there no other option to see this automatically in notifications, or somewhere else, so we don’t have to check for every new reservation if the guests has intern information?

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  4. This task would be to expose a new flag in the

    https://mews-systems.gitbook.io/connector-api/operations/finance#get-all-bills

    API Endpoint that would determine whether a particular bill item originated from POS.

    You may need to have this flag set to true when items are pushed into Mews.

    What's our Use Case?

    We want to be able to retrieve bill items that have originated in POS to Mews and we'll use Mews' interface to receive this information.

    However, we only want POS specific items, other items not originating from POS we don't want.

    Alternatively, there may be an option to get a list of interfaces that the…

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  5. Expose user activities through the public API, for example: to retrieve the receptionist that checked in a guest

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  6. I have a question after all:
    When guests book a room through our website - is it possible to set here that we receive an email about it?
    I find nothing in the MEWS settings, whether you can set this.

    Also, it would be great if when you search for a guest's name in MEWS, it would also search the fellow travelers that are included in the booking.
    This is especially helpful when it comes to table reservations made by fellow travelers.
    Thank you in advance, Tina

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  7. Having the Mews Connector working even with Apple devices. To have the fiscal printer connected to Mews, we had to install windows for Mac, and it really slows down the system. I guess many other hoteliers use Apple devices.

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  8. When retrieving reservations with the 'Resources' extent the inactive spaces are not included in the response. This means an additional call to resources/getAll to retrieve also the inactive resources.

    Adding the inactive resources to reservations/getAll would circumvent this.

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  9. It would be useful to add the new field "Reservation Source" to the API as many hotels use it interchangeably with "Channel Manager" to indicate channel information.

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  10. External systems that have group room blocks typically allow groups to go through a series of statuses that determine whether the blocked rooms should be taken from inventory. This is important as once a hotel promises a number of rooms to a group, it has to make good on that promise.

    With the way availability is updated in Mews currently, space categories can be overblocked and cause our users to fail to have all promised rooms available for their guests.

    Example:

    1. Hotel has space category "King Villa" with 10 rooms available for every day in July

    2. External system creates an…

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    The ability to overbook is intended, so we are unlikely to fully block that. We offer endpoints to pull total remaining availability. Which would allow you to fetch remaining availability before pushing in a new availability block.

  11. Error message in device commands for Passport Scanner integration says:

    Windows Connector does not support this command. Please check in Mews that the JSON entered in the device's settings are correct.

    There is no input for Json data in the Passport Scanner integration
    Mews Connector App is not supposed to be used for Passport Scanner integration.

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  12. Connector API does not have an endpoint for updating an availability block. There are only endpoints for creating (availabilityBlocks/add), deleting (availabilityBlocks/delete) and updating its service availability (services/updateAvailability).

    Some reasonable use cases for updating an availability block would be:

    1) Block created for 5 days. After some time the sales person needs to extend the block with, let's say, one day pre and two days post, so the block becomes 8 days long.

    2) Update the release date of the block.

    3) Update the booking notes with some special instructions which has been assigned later.

    4) Update the block's name (in…

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  13. Hi,
    currently outlets have only 3 properties - Id, IsActive and Name. We would utilize one more property named 'ExternalCode' that would make mapping of POS system revenue centers to Mews outlets easier. Currently we need to rely on using the same name of both sides, which is prone to typo error. It could be more reliable if there can be some configurable external numeric code available on Mews side for mapping.

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  14. When a POS is sending a product to post in Mews, the product must have an accounting category in the POS and Mews. If there is no accounting category set in POS, then the item as well as any other items in the Cart are not posted in Mews.

    In other POS systems, if an accounting category is accidentally not created in the POS, the PMS will accept the product as well as the full cart of items but place the item in a "None" category or "Uncategorized", allowing the charge. Similar to what Channel Managers do with Mews. If…

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  15. There are some endpoints (for example: the /reservations/search endpoint) that allow us to query certain objects like reservations that were created or modified in a certain time interval. If the time interval causes Mews to fetch too many objects, it will return a 408. This can be less straightforward for the caller as the caller does not know in which time interval most creations/modifications happened and the caller will thus keep calling the endpoint until the time interval is finally small enough for the request to succeed. As you can see, this can/will result in several consecutive failing calls which…

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  16. Currently occupancy or capacity information (adultCount, childCount) is only available in event data after the user has selected a room, however the data is available in the UI when the list of rooms is shown to the user.

    For 3rd party tools (like price comparisons widgets) that need to compare rooms with capacity information this presents a real data accuracy problem.

    If the data could be exposed on each availableRoom in the distributorAvailabilityLoaded event it would not only ensure the event is consistent with the UI but also improve the accuracy of third party tools.

    Screenshot: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nRp9WVX7ECZMeBzHIQz2wANDPXyxmCma/view?usp=sharing

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  17. The VAT rates applied cannot be extracted through the rates/getall API call or any other calls yet.

    This is the "Tax Rate" field shown when you view a rate in the Mews website.

    Due to various changes over the last year, this is crucial to have for reporting.

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  18. The current rates/getall API call does not bring up the Rate Description and Rate Segment.

    Regarding the Segment: Arguably, someone could link the rates response to the reservations response and grab the Segment of the rate from the reservations it's linked to. The issue however is that once a rate is applied to a reservation, the user can go to the reservation and change the segment field, which leads to different segments on the reservation level and the corresponding rate level.

    Regarding the Descriptions: It would be useful if we can have the Rate Descriptions in the rates/getall API response…

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  19. The field Car registration number in the profile are not accessible in the API.

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  20. Mews now send and API call to Hotek Key cutter for only one key at a time, if you want to create multiple keys at a time it send it separately and not in one command. We check with Hotek and they confirmed to us that Mews send multiple keys creating in different commands and not in one command. This cause a lot of irritation with people at the reception, because it's not clear when the first key is created and when they need to put the second key on the card reader. Allowing duplicate keys is not and option…

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