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    • Complex Tariff

      Complex Tariff allows you to configure tariffs that match multiple conditions: customer group, date range, charge type (per room per night or per person per night or package per room or package per person). It also allows you to create and show multiple tariffs for a same room type in the front end, for example a guest can choose between "Standard tariff with breakfast $100" and "Standard tariff without breakfast $90".

      Complex Tariff

      When you select 'per person per night', you can enter price for each person (including adult and child) that you defined for that room type. You can even specify the age range of child that you want to apply the price as well as limit the check in date.

      Complex Tariff

      Check this online tutorial for more details about setting up tariff with Solidres.

    • Flex Search

      This new plugin automatically suggest alternative available dates for your guest if their searched dates are unavailable, it provides significant improvements for both owners and guests: owners have a greater opportunity to retain guests instead of losing them while guests can choose another dates to stay at their favorite accommodations instead of having to spend their valuable time to find another one.

      Flex Search

      In the initial release, when guest's searched dates are not available, Flex Search will find other available dates by increase guest's check in and decrease guest's check out and record available dates to show in front end. In the plugin parameters, you can adjust how far Flex Search should search and how many length of stay you want to show in front end. Note that this plugin does not perform an exhausted search because it'd affect your site performance. We will add more search strategy in subsequent releases.

    • Embed Form

      Embedded Check Availability form: now Hub owner can allow partner to embed a check availability form into partner’s external sites, the embedded form will forward all booking request to Hub site and forwarded guests will complete reservation in Hub site instead of partner’s external site. This is not only a great way to increase traffic and revenue for Hub site but also a convenient way for partner to have an internet booking engine integrated in their site.

      Embed Form
    • One page reservation

      Traditional reservation forms (and generic forms) are boring and confused (nobody like to fill in forms by the way!). We try our best to make reservation process a nice experience for your guests with our one page AJAX powered reservation form.

      One page reservation
    • Hub

      Hub plugin turns Solidres into a booking portal which can serve unlimited assets / unlimited vendors (partners). More info can be found in our Hub introduction blog post at this link.

      Hub plugin is the most complex plugin, the main features are:

      • Front end partner's dashboard: a partner is a user who has full access to his own assets only. With Hub plugin, a partner can manage assets, room types, reservations, coupons, extras, limit booking, discounts, statistics, feedbacks and experiences from front end without having to access the Joomla's backend. This kind of separation of duty increase your site security and simplify backend ACL configuration
      • Allow searching availability for multiple assets: by locations, by categories, by name . Then in the search results page you can filter the results by price's range, asset's rating, categories, facilities, themes.
      • Subscription feature: you can charge your partners for listing assets in your site by create subscription levels with predefined pricing, effective time, trials time, number of assets a partner can list in your site. You can also configure whether a subscription is recurring or not.
      • Commission feature: you can charge commissions to specific user group for reservation made through your site, commissions can be configured as a percentage or fix number per reservation. Commission and Subscription can be used together or separated as you wish and they are very powerful tool to generate income for your site.
      • Asset approval: this feature allow admin to approve any submitted assets before listing in their site, it can be used in combination with Subscription feature.
      • Dedicated menu type: Hub plugin has a dedicated menu type to show assets from certain categories or locations.

      The Hub dashboard

      The Hub dashboard The Hub dashboard The Hub dashboard

      The frontend management UI is pretty much the same with backend, we keep them consistent to make your management tasks become easier.

      The frontend reservation asset list screen

      The frontend reservation asset list screen

      The frontend reservation asset edit screen

      The frontend reservation asset edit screen

      HUB subscribers can also download supportive modules like: Advanced Search, Assets, Location Map, Filter, My Recent Searches

      Hub plugin
    • Media Management

      Our Media Management feature allows you to manage media items in one central place. It is easy to insert multiple media files at once with mordern HTML5 uploader (it could fall back to Flash uploader if your browser does not support.). You can assign media files to your reservation asset or room type with just one click. For more information, please visit our tutorial "How to use Media Manager" in our documentation section.

      Media Management
    • Report & Statistic

      Stay on top of your data with Solidres's report and statistic feature, your data is visualized with nice charts and tables, quickly navigate through different data set with predefined date range fileter. You can also specify custom date range as well as comparing two date ranges.

      Statistics Statistics

      Dashboard is added to allow quick overview of availability of all assets or a specific asset. It also allows you to quickly block room or make a quick booking via dragging effect. It is more convenient than the old limit booking UI.

      Statistics
    • Camera Slideshow

      Camera Slideshow comes with two packages: a module and a plugin. Both provide the same functionality, the module is used with Joomla's module positions while the plugin is used in the reservation asset's details page.

      Camera Slideshow

      There are many options for you to customize the look & feel as well as the functionality of Camera Slideshow.

      Camera Slideshow
    • Limit Booking

      Limit Booking plugin makes it easy to take some of your rooms out of availability pool. The user interface of this plugin is very straight forward, just enter title and description, then select a limit booking date range and select rooms that you want to apply. You can also use the Refresh Room List button to update the availability status of your rooms instantly.

      Limit Booking
    • User plugin

      User plugin allows your guest to register an account with your site (optionally) while making reservation. With an account, your guest will enjoy a much more convenient and faster booking experience. You can also manage their accounts at backend.

      User plugin

      Your guest also have their own dedicated dashboard in front end, after logged in to it, they can perform the following tasks.

      • Manage their own reservations and cancel them (if the permission allowed).
      • Manage their profile.
      • Manage their feedbacks (requires Feedback plugin).
      • Manage their wish list (requires Hub plugin).
      • Manage their experience reservations (requires Experience plugin).
      User plugin
    • Advanced Extra plugin

      Advanced Extra plugin enhances the core Extras system in Solidres. It offers more charge types like:

      • Per room
      • Per booking
      • Per booking per stay
      • Per booking per person
      • Per room per stay
      • Per room per person
      • Per room per person per stay
      • Percentage of room daily rates
      Advanced Extra plugin
    • Discount plugin

      Discount plugin add ability to define discount rules for Solidres. There are 4 types of discounts: Discount on the length of stay (night or day), Discount on number of booked rooms, Discount on number of days booked in advance, Discount on room type availability.

      • Discount on the length of stay (night or day): this type is useful when you want to create discount like "Discount 10% for guest who stay from 7 days to 14 days".
      • Discount on the number of booked room: for example "Discount 20% for guest who book more than 3 rooms."
      • Discount on the number of days booked in advance: for example "Discount 15% if guest book at least 30 days before arrival"
      • Discount on the room type availability: this discount can be used to automatically give discount according to your room type availability, for example "Discount 10% if our Double Room has 70% free rooms; Discount 5% if our Double Room has 30% free rooms."

      Discounts can be accumulative or not.

      Discount plugin
    • Feedback plugin

      Feedback plugin allows owner to collect guest's feedback about their stay. Feedback can be published in front end via Feedback module. Owner can manage feedback from backend or from front end Hub Dashboard. There are 2 ways to create new feedback: manually by site admin/partner or by guest.

      Feedback can be created by guest with this work flow: a reservation's status is changed to "Checked-out" → Solidres sends an email to guest asking for feedback about their stay → Guest follow the link in email to the feedback form → Guest submit feedback → Site admin/partner review and publish it → Feedback shows up in front end.

      Below is the screenshot of feedback management screen in backend.

      Feedback plugin

      This is the front end of Feedback plugin which show feedback of a certain asset.

      Feedback plugin

      This is the front end of Feedback plugin which show the scores based on feedback's criterias, feedback criteria can be managed from backend.

      Feedback plugin
    • Experience (Tour & Activities)

      Solidres was built for online booking businesses like hotels, apartment/villas, resorts, B&B. Due to high demand from our users, since June 2016 we added a new plugin called Experience. This plugin is dedicated to Tour&Activity (Attractions, Adventure, Sightseeing ) booking.

      What is the main use case of Experience plugin?

      There are two main use cases:

      • To build online booking site for tour & activities for the traditional tour operator companies.
      • To build online booking site for local experiences (organized by local people), this is the new trend in tourism industry, example sites are Airbnb.com Experience, Vayable.com, Triip.me
      What is the main functionality of Experience plugin?

      Site admin and partners can manage experiences (info, availability, pricing) and its related components (like categories, transportations and experience booking) from backend of the site or from front end Hub Dashboard (require Hub plugin).

      Experience (Tour & Activities) Experience (Tour & Activities)

      Experience’s prices can be set per pax (for example $50 / pax) or set different price per pax depending on the number of pax (example: $50/pax if book 1 to 5 pax and $45/pax if book 6 to 10 pax).

      Experience (Tour & Activities)

      In front end guest can search for Experiences by start/end location, category and price ranges, then guest can book online directly. There are 4 payment methods available at this moment: PayPal, Pay Later (Cash), Bank Wire and Offline. In addition, while searching guest can also filter to find their favorite experiences by category, price range, owner, transportation and duration.

      Experience (Tour & Activities) Experience (Tour & Activities) Filters Experience (Tour & Activities) Experience (Tour & Activities)

      Experience plugin also has an integration with Feedback plugin and Solidres. Integrating with Feedback plugin allows you to show the review of your experience in front end while integrating with Solidres will show nearby accommodations with your experience, so that guest can find accommodation for their travel as well.

      Experience (Tour & Activities) Experience (Tour & Activities) Experience (Tour & Activities)
    • Access Control

      As an administrator or hotel owner, you want to restrict your hotel's staffs to specific features in the backend, for example you only want to allow your receptionist to access the backend reservation menu only and you don't want them to access other sections like assets/room types? This plugin is what you need for these kind of tasks.

      Access Control
    • Marketing tools

      Online marketing and advertising are not new nowadays, but they are often neglected by business ownwers or they are not being paid enough attention.

      Understand online customer trending and behaviour, attracting and retain them are hard. Understanding those difficulties, Solidres has integrate with the following services to assist business owners with their online marketing and advertising campaign.

      • Google Analytics
      • Google Adwords
      • Facebook Pixel

      Those plugins are available for all subscribers.

  • WordPress features

    • Complex Tariff

      Complex Tariff allows you to configure tariffs that match multiple conditions: customer group, date range, charge type (per room per night or per person per night or package per room or package per person). It also allows you to create and show multiple tariffs for a same room type in the front end, for example a guest can choose between "Standard tariff with breakfast $100" and "Standard tariff without breakfast $90".

      Complex Tariff

      When you select 'per person per night', you can enter price for each person (including adult and child) that you defined for that room type. You can even specify the age range of child that you want to apply the price as well as limit the check in date.

      Complex Tariff
    • One page reservation

      Traditional reservation forms (and generic forms) are boring and confused (nobody like to fill in forms by the way!). We try our best to make reservation process a nice experience for your guests with our one page reservation form.

      One page reservation
    • Report & Statistic

      Stay on top of your data with Solidres's report and statistic feature, your data is visualized with nice charts and tables, quickly navigate through different data set with predefined date range fileter. You can also specify custom date range as well as comparing two date ranges.

      Statistics Statistics

      A new Dashboard is added to allow quick overview of availability of all assets or a specific asset. It also allows you to quickly block room or make a quick booking via dragging effect. It is more convenient than the old limit booking UI.

      Statistics
    • Camera Slideshow

      Camera Slideshow plugin provide slideshow in a widget. This plugin is built to support our WordPress themes. A nice and responsive slideshow with many effects to attract your guests.

      Camera Slideshow

      There are many options for you to customize the look & feel as well as the functionality of Camera Slideshow.

      Camera Slideshow
    • Limit Booking

      Limit Booking plugin makes it easy to take some of your rooms out of availability pool. The user interface of this plugin is very straight forward, just enter title and description, then select a limit booking date range and select rooms that you want to apply. You can also use the Refresh Room List button to update the availability status of your rooms instantly.

      Limit Booking
    • User plugin

      User plugin allows your guest to register an account with your site (optionally) while making reservation. With an account, your guest will enjoy a much more convenient and faster booking experience. You can also manage their accounts at backend.

      User plugin

      Your guest also have their own dedicated dashboard in front end, after logged in to it, they can manage their reservation, cancel it as well as edit their profile.

      User plugin
    • Advanced Extra plugin

      Advanced Extra plugin enhances the core Extras system in Solidres. It offers more charge types like: Per Room, Per Booking, Per Booking Per Stay (night or day), Per Booking Per Person, Per Room Per Stay, Per Room Per Person, Per Room Per Person Per Stay.

      Advanced Extra plugin
    • Discount plugin

      Discount plugin add ability to define discount rules for Solidres. There are 4 types of discounts: Discount on the length of stay (night or day), Discount on number of booked rooms, Discount on number of days booked in advance, Discount on room type availability.

      Discounts can be accumulative or not.

      Discount plugin

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