NEW: Automatically track commissions due from myallocator.com bookings

If you are using our channel manager connection, myallocator.com, it is now possible to track commissions owed on reservations that come into ReservationKey through the channel manager. We’ve created a place in the channel manager setting to save how much commission is paid on each reservation you receive through third parties (OTAs). Once this is … Read more

Drag Across Dates to Select Multiple Days

We added an enhancement to make it easier to select dates on the internal calendar. Now, instead of clicking each day one by one, we have the option to click the first date, hold down your mouse, and then release on the last date of the reservation. This will select all dates in between, as … Read more

Innrewards.com – new directory site created by ReservationKey users

Several of our long time users have been working hard to create a new directory website for independent lodging facilities, innrewards.com. The idea with this is to provide a central place for guests to find properties and avoid paying commissions to the big Online Travel Agent sites. ReservationKey has worked with innrewards.com to provide a … Read more

Review of Forum Updates

We’ve been working hard to make the forum more functional, especially to help with organizing and prioritizing requests that we receive. We now are sorting all messages into one of three categories – Technical Support, Feature Request, and Bug Reports. And from there we are connecting the post with the area of ReservationKey it is … Read more

Update Themes

We’ve update our “Simple” themes to reflect trends in modern web design. Most noticeable are some brighter colors, larger text, and larger form fields. But we’ve also added responsive design into these themes, meaning that the page formatting automatically adjusts to fit the user’s screen, no matter what size. This means it isn’t critical to … Read more

New MyAllocator Option for Room Type Matching

For users that are taking advantage of our connection with our channel manager partner, myallocator.com, we now have two ways to set up matching between ReservationKey and Myallocator. By Room TypeWe’ve just added the option to match room types in ReservationKey to those set up in Myallocator. With this method you don’t need to set … Read more

MyAllocator Modifications

We’ve now added the ability to process modifications to existing reservations sent to ReservationKey from MyAllocator. How this works is we set the prior version of the reservation to cancelled and then insert the modification as if we were inserting a new reservation. If the ReservationKey account doesn’t contain a status that doesn’t block the … Read more

Time Zone Setting for Public Reservation Pages

As we continue to acquire users worldwide, we have had a lot of requests for the ability to set the time zone used on public Reservation Pages. It is now possible to set the time zone to be used by each of your Reservation Pages. This setting affects things such as which day counts as … Read more

Enhancement: Reservations Tab Saves Search Settings

Recently a few users posted requests that that Reservations Tab save their search criteria. This would make it easier to do a search for a group of reservations, open one, and then be able to click Reservations again and go back to exactly the same search results.  We’ve just added this capability to the Reservations … Read more

Advice on Vacation Rental Email Correspondence

ReservationKey is proud to have Matt ofhttp://www.vacationrentalmarketingblog.com fame as one of our long time users. Matt does a great job with his blog of helping vacation rental owners market their properties with many creative methods and common sense advice.  The 14 Do’s and Don’ts of Vacation Rental Email Correspondence Because many vacation rental owners and managers … Read more