Before adding the Despegar channel to a property in QloApps Channel Manager, the user must go through a few steps.
You will require a property to sign in to the Despwgar Extranet. Then select “General Settings,” followed by “Channel Manager Connection.”
After that, the connection screen will then appear. Displaying all of their connections if in case anyone is there.
Make sure to disable or uninstall all previous channels before installing Channex.
Select the “Add channel manager / PMS” option.
Note: Channex is our connectivity partner for Despegar Channel.
Note: Accept the terms and conditions by clicking here. Copy the API key, as well as the property ID and username, that they offer.
Note: Please copy the API password because it will not be displayed again. If your API key is lost, you can reconnect and they will send you a new password.
Users can add Despegar Channel by the given steps.
From the Main Menu:
- Go to channels.
- Click On Add Channel.
- Here in the Select Channel from drop-down click on Despegar.
- Then click on Proceed.
Now Fill in the General Settings.
- Property ID: The ID of the Hotel used in the Despager OTA.
- Username: Enter the user name in Despegar.
- Password: Enter the password in Despegar.
- Min Stay Type: Select the Min Stay Type from Arrival or StayThrough.
- Currency: Currency used for the Property Despegar OTA.
Test Connection: By clicking on test connection we can check channel property is successfully established or not.
After that, once the connection is tested successfully user can click on Submit Button for establishing the channel and proceed with Mapping.
Here the mapping is done between the QloApp channel manager room type and the Despegar OTA room type. Also, between the QloApp Channel Manager room rate and the Despegar OTA room rate.
For Reference See the below image:
Then click on Save Mapping.
Once the channel is added successfully and mapping is done. The channel can be seen on the channel list page.
From the Actions, column users can edit and delete the channel.
Note: The user can only delete the channel when the Status is Disabled.
The user can synchronize each channel click on the synchronization button.
By clicking on the “synchronization” button inventory, rates, and bookings will get synchronized.
Given processes can be performed by clicking on the Synchronization button.
By clicking on Synchronize button,
- Rooms and Rates are fetching from the channel.
- Bookings are fetched from the channel if the Booking Synchronization option is enabled.
- Only bookings will get fetched which arrival date is today and afterward.
- Bookings, Inventory, and Rates get managed according to the below-selected options.
Rates of rate plans will be sent to the channel only if this option is enabled.
Availabilities of room types will be sent to the channel only if this option is enabled.
Inventory will get managed on booking notification from the channel only if this option is enabled. Also, fetch bookings from the channel.
Once you synchronized the channel successfully then proceed further for Price And Inventory In the QloApps Channel Manager.
This was all from the process of setting up Despegar for QloApps Channel Manager. I hope I was able to clarify it for you.
If you want to learn more about QloApps Channel Manager then click here.
If you want to learn about the functionality of QloApps then visit link: QLO Reservation System – Free Open-Source Hotel Booking & Reservation System
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