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Available Features in Banqueting Software

  • Availability and Inventory Control for an easy-to-understand view of the Function Diary to search for and block available space.

  • Availability checking for functions rooms and guest rooms  Graphical / colorful display of availability.

  • Enquire Even Room availability by Date, Time, Banquet Room features etc.

  • Multiple Event Rooms, multiple dates can be booked at same time.

  • Quick book which offers a single screen for quick booking

  • Extend book where split bill information and flow of event can be defined.

  • Banquet sales representatives to utilize mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones to access information and functionality while on the move.

  • Enquire Ability and block event rooms from mobile devices via a browser or Mobile Application.

  • Availability charts – clear, drag and drop, access to individual booking detail.

  • Availability by calendar and Event Rooms.

  • Blocking sub rooms or connecting rooms.

  • Main room is blocked automatically when one of the sub rooms / partition are sold for that particular date and time.

  • Automatically block the setup and break away time as per the event room and type of function.

  • Possibility to adjust or override the default setup and break away time for special cases.

  • Possibility to book functions for multiple dates and banquet rooms.

  • Simple drag to block features when booking functions from  banquet availability overview screen.

  • Create Banquet Booking.

  • Void Banquet Booking ( System behaviour for voiding banquet events with a deposit or open invoice)

  • Reinstate Banquet booking.

  • Enter Confirmed pax, tentative pax, release date, Banquet Status etc.

  • Enter date, start time, end time, setup time, break away time.

  • Update Company name, Booker name, Host name etc.

  • Waitlist banquet events if case already a booking exist for the same period. 

  • Possibility to Waitlist sub rooms or partitions.

  • Multiple waitlist levels ( Eg: Waitlist 1, Waitlist 2 etc.) for each banquet Halls.

  • Enter Course of the Banquet events.

  • Enter Notes or instructions to other departments (Housekeeping, Engineering, Front Office, Human Resources, Kitchen etc.).

  • Update required media, equipments and track the inventory for in-house items.

  • Book and track third party services or equipments.

  • Draw the banquet layout for each functions.

  • Book Guest rooms along with the banquet event for in-house conference or events.

  • Prepare the menu for the event.

  • Select pre defined menus or create custom menu as per the request.

  • Adjust quantity or portions for each menu items or main course.

  • Prepare charges before the banquet event for posting.

  • Amend the prepared charges as per actual usage before posting.

  • Flexible Banquet Rate Management and adjustments for final invoices.

  • Post charges by menu or by revenue group ( Food Revenue, Beverage Revenue, Smokes etc.)

  • Banquet invoices should be accessible even after the function is over or until the full settlement is done.

  • Post deposit for the banquet event and print receipt for the deposit.

  • Banquet Deposit hit on which Ledger ? ( Deposit or Guest Ledger )

  • Transfer charges to group master for in-house conference.

  • Generate pre-populated contracts from banquet events.

  • Generate Banquet Event Orders (BEO) / Funcation Plans (FP) / Event Plan ( EP) and Event Orders (EOs), banquet checks, menus, and pricing.

  • BEO generation – clear, usable, build from standard menu options, customizable.

  • Audit trail for changes to BEO.

  • BEO to be emailed to all departments as per distribution list.

  • Filter BEO items by department for reporting.

  • Inventory of audio-visual, other equipment.

  • Interface to room layout drawing software, event boards.

  • Interface to POS systems to directly transfer charges to a particular banquet event from any of the Restaurants, BAR or other outlets.

  • Interface to Telephone and internet Systems.  

  • Banquet menus on system, Ability to compile a menu & get the price.

  • Management of Banquet contracts & system generated follow up emails.

  • Print, email and distribute  Banquet menu for events.

  • Print, email and distribute  Banquet Event Order (BEO) / Function Plans (FP) events.

  • Track changes made to the event every time a new FP or BEO is printed.

  • Profile management – multiple contacts per client, contact’s role.

  • Parent/child or  Master / Sub company profile structure for consolidation, total-value reporting etc.

  • Contact or booker management – multiple contacts per company profile, contact’s role.

  • Account manager assignment, change to company profiles for tracking productivity and reporting.

  • Progress tracking, standard tickler sequences, contract issues tracking.

  • View Company past event booking history, new bookings etc. from  profile tab.

  • Trace report for follow up on Function room bookings - (e.g. release unconfirmed bookings)

  • Track contract/forecast/actual rooms by event, with wash estimates.

  • Allow tentative bookings for any space.

  • Flags for noisy events, do-not-move, wait-listed bookings.

  • Reports for Banquet  costs - Labour cost at defined standards, electricity cost for function.

  • Quick overview of all Open Event Invoices from the Banquet Module.

  • Sales Management capabilities provide easy-to-understand dashboard views of critical metrics for properties, sales teams, and individual sales representatives.

  • Account and Contact Management allows for the viewing and updating of accounts and contacts as well as multi-property sharing of accounts.

  • Reporting and Analytics visibility into sales and catering operations using predefined or customizable reports.

  • Support multi-language, multi-currency, and regional settings.

  • Manning requirement for function.

  • Engineering work orders for function rooms.

  • History of maintenance work done in function room.

  • Front office to have ability to view banquet functions.

  • Ability to see the entire event revenue (room + venue + extras  all against event)

  • Costing, Facility Management, Inventory Management, Kitchen / Menu Management, Order Management etc.

  • Fully Integrated with PMS or Front office software.

  • Custom Meeting Room Set Up and Out door catering capabilities.