Extranet Configuration

If it is necessary to enable the supplier in order to get access to TOWeRS Extranet tool and manage the contracts associated with it, then it is necessary to configure this tool.

Follow the step: Administration > Suppliers > Supplier and select the supplier for whom you need to configure the Extranet before clicking the button "Change".

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The supplier data page will open, with two additional sections. The first is the Configuration section that shows additional information with further fields:

Change Data

  • Availability: indicates the prices that the supplier can see in the availability phase when they access TOWeRS system;
  • Prices: indicates what type of prices the supplier can see in the availability phase;
  • Plugin Name: this field is reserved exclusively for suppliers connected to TOWeRS system in XML and it is normally managed by NetStorming technical department.

The second is the section dedicated to the configuration of the Extranet which allows you to set the rights that will be given to the supplier who will use the Extranet or Supplier Interface. As soon as the supplier is created, there will already be a default configuration in this section.

Extranet Configuration

The boxes enable the supplier, based on the settings given (insert and/or modify and/or delete), to work within the anagraphic of the uploaded contract in the following fields:

  • Contracts: based on the settings given (insert/modify/delete) the supplier will be able to work in the contract anagraphic fields:
    • Weekend Day Tariffs (weekend start and end day tariffs)
    • Minimum Stay Weekend Day Tariffs (start and end day of minimum stay weekend tariffs)
    • Email (Email address that receives the bookings)
    • Name contract
    • Hotel
    • Obtain contacts
  • Allotment: based on the given settings (insert/modify/delete) the supplier will be able to work on the contract allotments by working in the fields:

    • Type: generic, non-generic, only doubles
    • Date: start and end dates of the allotment
    • Period: weekdays (F) and/or weekend (W)
    • Extra/Free (see part relating to the uploading of the Allotments)
    • Cancellation, Issue, Allotment: it enables the supplier to (increase/decrease) from a minimum number (from) to a maximum number (to) the hours for cancellation, for release and the number of rooms in the allotment.
  • Extra allotments: based on the given settings (insert/modify/delete) the supplier will be able to work in the Extra Allotment/Free Sale part of the contract in the fields:

    • Increase and/or decrease from a minimum number (from) to a maximum number (to) the number of rooms in free sale
    • Type: generic, non-generic, only doubles
    • Date: start and end date of the extra allotment/free sale
  • Tariffs: based on the given settings (insert/modify/delete) the supplier will be able to work on the tariffs prices of the contract in the fields:

    • Currency: changing the currency
    • Date: start and end date of the tariffs
    • Period: weekdays (F) and/or weekend (W)
    • Special Offer: making this caption appear or disappear next to the price in availability
    • Increase and/or decrease tariffs
  • Minimum Stay: based on the settings given (insert/modify/delete) the supplier will be able to work in the minimum stay part of the contract in the fields:

    • Increase and/or decrease from a minimum number (from) to a maximum number (to) the minimum contracted days of the stay
    • Compulsory (see part relating to Minimum Stay in the "Contract" chapter)
  • Child reductions: based on the settings given (insert/modify/delete) the supplier will be able to work on child discounts of the contract in the fields:

    • Increase and/or decrease from a minimum number (from) to a maximum number (to) the age of the children
  • Treatment: based on the given settings (insert/modify/delete) the supplier will be able to work on the treatment of the contract in the fields:

    • Date: dates of the treatment's validity
    • Type of treatment
    • Type of Breakfast
  • Cancellations: based on the given settings (insert/modify/delete) the supplier will be able to work on the cancellations in the contract in the fields:

    • Increase and/or decrease from a minimum number (from) to a maximum number (to) the contracted cancellation hours
    • Date:date of cancellation validity
    • Penalty
  • Competitive: if this field is selected, the supplier will be able to check the tariffs of competitor hotels in the same city as their company's property. The supplier will also be able to filter these statistics according to the currency, hotel stars and date and to select which competitor hotels they would like to check;

  • Hotel details: by selecting these fields it is possible for the supplier to view the main information of the hotel, the photos of the building and its rack rates (if they are entered in the anagraphic tab: Administration > Hotels > Hotels > Select Country > Select City > From the drop-down menu in the list of every hotel present in the database select > Rack Rate)

  • Closures: based on the given settings (insert and/or modify and/or delete) the supplier will be able to work on the closures in the contract using the field checkinonly

  • Release: based on the given settings (insert/modify/delete) the supplier will be able to work on the release parts of the contract in the fields:

    • Increase and/or decrease from a minimum number (from) to a maximum number (to) the contracted hours of release
  • Extra Tariffs: based on the given settings (insert/modify/delete) the supplier will be able to work on the extra tariffs of the contract in the fields:

    • Increase and/or decrease from a minimum number (from) to a maximum number (to) the prices of the extra contracted tariffs
  • Promotions: based on the given settings (insert/modify/delete) the supplier will be able to work on the promotions of the contract

  • Supplier Extranet: if the client does not use the channel managers, it is recommend to always select this field;