Tips & Tricks

Enjoying the versatility of PANHospitality Software, we now add Tips and Shortcuts to enhance your processing capabilities!

 

In need of a calculator?

Press F11 in PAN to access our built in calculator

e-mailYou can e-mail documentation such as guest confirmations directly form PAN!  You can also set-up predefined notes for your email content so that you do not have to spend hours on typing emails.  This handy feature is available under printing options, simply select “send mail” on the bottom of your screen.

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Updating your website weekly ensures increased visibility of your website on the various search engines

 F8(1)The Rooms Booked Chart (F8) is a quick view of the movement of guests and allows you to drill-in on reservations to view more detail.

Make use of user shortcuts on PAN to access your favorite reports and processes.  Simply right click on the first button under user shortcuts, select configure user buttons, and choose with you would like to dd to your user shortcut.  You can make working on PAN even easier!

Reservations to be released is a helpful reminder for the reservations department to see which reservations should be released on a specific date.  It contains information such as the contact details for the reservation and also gives the option to extend the release date or to release the booking.
 
Once the reservation has been released rooms are placed back into inventory to maximize occupancy and to ensure that reporting is correct.
On Most PAN Reports, when on the “print preview” screen to export to excel press: ctrl + shift + R
On the availability chart, when taking out rooms, instead of the down arrow, just press F12
Stock takes should be rotated between staff members.  Having the same person doing your stock takes could cause misuse of the system.  
Predefined notes should be utilized when making your reservations to save you time!
F4 is a handy shortcut key to keep in mind when adding any new debtors, creditors, stock and rates into PAN

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Without exiting your current transaction, pressing F12 allows you immediate access to the following;

  1.  LOCK
  2.  STOCK
  3.  ADMIN UTILITIES
  4.  STATEMENTS
  5.  GL BY REFERENCE
  6.  LEDGER AMOUNT SEARCH
  7.  POS DEPOSITS
  8.  DETAILED LEDGER
  9.  DEPOSITS DUE
  10.  STOCK MAINTENANCE
  11.  TRIAL BALANCE
  12.  CHECKED IN ROOMS
  13.  VIEW PHONEBOOK
  14.  VIEW CONNECTED USERS
  15.  PREVIOUS YEAR