This help file details how to import Supplier information, in bulk, into Tourwriter. In order to import your existing Suppliers information you need to populate the Suppliers Import Spreadsheet with your data by following the instructions and notes provided.
This section describes the Rates Tab in detail. The Rates Tab can be found in any Supplier, under the Services Tab.
Recommended Rules for Loading Accommodation and Meals
Use this field when FOC’s are offered by a supplier on a per-booking basis. To load click the Yellow Plus button and load the number of services Used (required) and the number of Free services given.
Recommended rules for loading activities and tours
Recommended rules for loading group and per person transfers
The Details Subtab is used to load information relating to the start and end times for various Services, together with any associated notes. There are also a useful free-format Service Description and Service Comments fields on this tab.
Recommended rules for loading rental cars and motorhomes
This is where specific Service and/or Supplier information can be entered as Warnings across a certain date range. The purpose of loading warnings is to alert the user that the Service or Supplier may not be an appropriate option.
Enabling Groups refers to the way in which you load your Suppliers’ Services in order to use the Tourwriter Group Quote functionality. Even if you don’t intend to use Groups immediately, or even in the near future, we recommend that you Enable Groups when you load your Supplier Rates into your Tourwriter database, so that you can take immediate advantage of this should you need it at any stage.