Hostaway updates
Hostaway updates

September 14th - Auto generated doorcodes are here!

You have now the option to generate random door codes or use the last four digits of your guest's number and send them automatically to the guests before check in. This new feature is under Listings > Additional Info and can be used in combination with our Messages Automation system.

September 14th - Improvements to Owner Statements, Calendar, Guest Book & Auto Charges

The team has been busy in the last few days to bring you the following improvements based on your feedback. Check it out below!

In Owner Statements: we have removed duplicated columns from the report plus we renamed some columns for better identification.

In the Calendar (multi, single & yearly) Owner Stays are now shown in the calendar with the color blue for easy identification. Also, you can now edit past days' notes and even delete them if needed. This is also visible in the Inbox calendar.

We have improved the performance of the Guest Book to load faster.

We have added a way to identify if a Charge has been made manually and by who versus an automatic charge.

September 8th - Owner Statements are now available for all our clients!

Today we are releasing our Owner Statements Module to all our clients, which lets you or the owner download monthly PDF statements. Here are a few of the key benefits:

  • Individually customizable templates.
  • Add or remove fees or expenses to adjust the total.
  • Calculate both gross and net revenues.
  • Assign statements to owners, even with multiple properties.
  • Access them through the Owner Portal.
  • Download as PDF for easy filing and storage.

Check out this helpful user guide to learn more about this feature.

September 2nd - Search is now available for the Guest Book

Search functionality is now available for the Guest Book. You can now search by name, email, phone number and city.

August 23rd - Listing Content Bulk Editing now live!

Another great release that we are putting out today and that will save you a lot of time when updating listings. We have rolled out a feature that allows you to copy content settings to one or multiple listings. Please check this user guide to learn more.

August 23rd - Vrbo Host Channel Fee now in Financial Reporting

Great news for all of you using Vrbo. You can now track the fees that Vrbo charges you through our Financial Reporting tool. We have added a new field in the Listings page that will allow you to enter the commission % Vrbo charges and the system will automatically calculate it for each reservation. The result of this calculation will appear under Host Channel Fee in Financial Reporting and Owner Statements.

August 8th - Drag & Dropping for column tables

We have rolled out Drag & Dropping functionality for column tables under Financial Reporting, Owner Statement, and Reviews model. Changes to the order of columns in the Owner Statement tables will be reflected in the statement pdf.

August 8th - Public API improvements

Some cool improvements to our Public API just rolled out today. You can now set up reservation and listing webhooks through our API and we have added a date filter to retrieve reservations for a given period.

August 8th - Multiunit improvements

We have added a bunch of improvements to our Multiunit management feature. You can name rename units within the same unit category for better identification. You were already able to move guests between units from the calendar and now this function is also available from the reservation page.

August 4th - New filters in Tasks

Another nice addition to the Tasks section; you can now filter by Assignee and/or Supervisor.