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  1. 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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  3. We need a more detailed descriptions in action log and in origin for those integrations that use the connector API.

    We currently have multiple integrations (room checking, IReckoU, Omniboost, Zapier, Pxier, etc.), it's is impossible to understand in our analytics (POWER BI) through which channel a booking came if it just says connector for all.

    Same applies for action log. If something went wrong. How do we know which integration made the change if all indicated system?

    26 votes

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  4. 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.

    5 votes

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  5. Currently when you receive a websocket message to say, for example, there's a new reservation, the message doesn't say which Enterprise it is from. If you try and create websocket connections to multiple Enterprises, you can end up with them all coming in on the same channel and there's no way to know which one is which. Without this, it is not possible to query the API with the correct access token to get further information about the reservation.

    12 votes

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  6. 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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    Hello from the Mews product team. Thank you for your suggestion, we have updated your request and set it as one to be upvoted by the Mews Community. Remember you can share a link to your request so that your colleagues can also upvote your suggestion.

  7. For actions taken in Mews that appear on the Action Log, allow the employee GUID of who made the change (such as rates) to be shown in the response.

    7 votes

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    Hello from the Mews product team. Thank you for your suggestion, we have updated your request and set it as one to be upvoted by the Mews Community. Remember you can share a link to your request so that your colleagues can also upvote your suggestion.

  8. 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…

    2 votes

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  9. We are working with Wihp to display our rates on Google. Actually Mews is not able to provide the cancellation deadline for each rates, other OTAs are able to provide rates per room category and with cancelation deadline. We need to be able as well to show to our customers our cancelation policy per rate category.

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    Hello from the Mews product team.

    Thank you for your suggestion, we have updated your request and set it as one to be upvoted by the Mews Community. Remember you can share a link to your request so that your colleagues can also upvote your suggestion.

  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…

    1 vote

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  11. Let's take for an example the hotel "Hôtel Golf Château de Chailly".
    After calling the "rules/getAll" and "products/getAll" we see that the product "6c5ed799-2e8a-4a18-8325-ac7a0086a886" is applied for "ResourceCategoryType" equals to "Room" and "Suite". But it's not added to the price displayed on the booking engine, for example, for tarif "7c58c0e7-64f2-41d6-aaff-ac6f00c31da1" and room "7599d179-e235-4894-9310-ac6f00c320ff".

    You colleague explained us that this product is the city tax. And as this product has the option Exclude price from offer so only the price of the room will appear on the distributor.

    But how can we know if the product has this option (Exclude from…

    3 votes

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  12. Currently we are unable to adjust the Inquired status to Optional status via the Connector API. So the connection with Thynk is not working, Optional groups in Thynk are not pushed through to Mews under Inquired status.....this causes imbalance between the systems

    4 votes

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  13. Being able to use Mews terminals with any POS provider, rather than having a second payment provider enabled.

    3 votes

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    Hey Mewsers, Good News! We started working on your feature request and the ability to Integrate Mews terminals to POSs will be available soon. Please note that we will first be running a few pilots and also reaching out to multiple POSs to update their connections to enable this functionality. So it may still take some time to come to fruition. However, it’s in the works!

  14. Extend the timefilter to have a UPDATED timefilter, so that you can retrieve all accounting items that have been created/modified within a certain timeframe.
    This way you can easily fetch for example "give me all items that were changed since yesterday".
    Advantage: If you would like to know if there were new accounting items modified/created since the last time you checked, you do not need to get all items for the entire future. That would save a lot of bandwidth and processing (on both server/client side)

    6 votes

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    Hello from the Mews product team. Thank you for your suggestion, we have updated your request and set it as one to be upvoted by the Mews Community. Remember you can share a link to your request so that your colleagues can also upvote your suggestion.

  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. The field Car registration number in the profile are not accessible in the API.

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  19. Currently unable to attach the company to a bill via Connector API. Having this enables possibility to fully automate bill management for corporate/event bookings.

    One way could be to allow integration partners to specify CompanyId in the bills/add endpoint.

    2 votes

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  20. API POST parameters:

    • Reservation ID
    • Client Token
    • Access token

    Returns link to auto-login for reservation online check-in

    Use Cases:

    • Send scheduled transactional emails for costumers to fill the check-in online.

    • Ops team doesn't have to trigger the email manually via Commander.

    • Push more relevant information inside the email.

    • Don't get emails from a different domain for the online Check-in.

    • Get ownership of the tone in the communications with our clients.

    47 votes

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    We reopened this request for further upvotes. It is fairly clear what is being requested and it will need more investigation from Mews. In the mean time we would ask you to continue to up vote if this is still a required connectivity feature request.

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