Room Live Forecast: Graph explained

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What and how

Screen explained

Adjust pickup on total segment level

Adjust pickup on segment level

Calculations

What and How?

Useful when doing “ on the day quick revisions”, i.e., a last-minute group booking, or a cancelled wedding party. We recommend you review and adjust the figures in the graph or table daily to ensure the Live forecast for the coming 3 weeks is a accurate as possible. Switch between table and graph views with the icon in the top left corner. Default setting is pre-set to display PMI prediction, forecasted pickups, Forecasted negative pickups, OTB and Live forecast. Define your preferred view in Settings. Or adjust which variables you want to include in the graph by clicking on them in the legend. Hover over the variables (when in active form) in the sub header to highlight it in the graph. All changes made reflects in the table. Changes cannot be made to passed days, only current and future days. Revenue changes not made here. Use “Undo unsaved changes” to reset changes not yet saved.

The graph also highlights all the dates with active alerts as well as highlighting all public holidays in that specific period. Click on a specific alert icon for more details. Adjust pickups, (total segment only), or “Use PMI prediction“.

Displayed at the bottom of the tile, is Rooms OTB change in the Rooms OTB last 7 days, i.e. displays the change compared to 7 days ago.

Screen explained

Detailed description of the comparative data.

  • Use PMI prediction” ( in the top right corner of the tile),and these figures populate. Used by properties that adjust on total segment level and segment level
  • To reset, click “Undo unsaved changes” on the graph/table tile
  • Save” on graph/table tile is now activated. Use it and changes made displays in both the graph and table.
  • By hovering over a bar you can view a snapshot of comparative data (legends activated) on that specific day
  • Click on a blue bar (current day and future), Adjust Live forecast popup appears. Edit the pickups (Room nights and ARR), or “Use PMI prediction” More details in the section below
  • Robot icon – PMI updates the Live forecast. Can be changed to manual mode in the table
  • Manual icon – PMI will not update the Live forecast, as its manually updated by the property. Can be changed to robot (PMI updates) in the table
  • Import icon – The Live forecast is imported from external source. Can be changed in the table
  • Notes – All notes added/edited in table can be viewed on the graph.
  • Rooms OTB change last 7 days – Displays the change compared to 7 days ago. Green color indicates an increase in rooms and red color a decline in rooms. The darker the color, the larger the change.

Adjust pickup on total segment level only (the entire lump sum)

  • Adjust the Forecasted pickups bar directly on the graph. Choose the specific date you want to focus. Hover over the light blue bar (tip part of it). After a few seconds a light blue rimmed circle appears along with an indicator. Increase or decrease your figures by moving the light blue bar. By doing so, “Save in the top right corner of the screen is activated from gray to blue. Don’t forget to save your changes. Changes are now visible in the graph, table and various other modules i.e. Flash Report.
  • Adjust the ARR Live forecast line directly on the graph. ARR Live forecast is not part a default setting, it needs to be activated on the graph. Choose the specific date you want to focus on. Hover over the light blue dotted line (a blue dot on each date). Move the line up or down to increase/decrease the ARR. By doing so, “Savein the top right corner of the screen is activated from gray to blue. Don’t forget to save your changes. Changes are now visible in the graph, table and various other modules i.e. Flash Report.
  • Use PMI prediction” (in the top right corner of the tile), or on the “Adjust Live forecast” popup and activate the prediction to Live forecast. “Save” in the top corner of the screen is activated from gray to blue Don’t forget to save. This can be used by properties that adjust on total segment level and segment level.
  • Click on a specific date (a blue bar), a popup appears. Adjust Live forecast includes a snapshot of date chosen, with lead time information and on the book room nights (OTB RN). Adjust Pickup for Room nights and ARR by using “mouse” or “tab” function. The similar days range for lead time(the yellow coloring in the popup) is also highlighted. This is the lowest and highest OTB displayed from the available source dates, which then creates a best/worst OTB range.

  • Click directly on a red alert icon, Adjust Live forecast appears. This includes a snapshot of date chosen, with lead time information and on the book room nights (OTB RN). Adjust Pickup for Room nights and ARR by using “mouse” or “tab” function. The similar days range for lead time (yellow coloring in the popup) is also highlighted or
  • Use PMI prediction” on the “Adjust Live forecast” popup and activate the prediction to Live forecast. “Save” in the top corner of the screen is activated from gray to blue Don’t forget to save.
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Adjust pickup on segment level only

  • Click on a specific date (a blue bar), a popup appears. Live forecast includes a snapshot of date chosen, with lead time information and on the book room nights (OTB RN). The similar days range for lead time (yellow coloring in the popup) is also highlighted. This is the lowest and highest OTB displayed from the available source dates, which then creates a best/worst OTB range.
  • Use PMI prediction” and activate the prediction to Live forecast. “Save” in the top corner of the screen is activated from gray to blue Don’t forget to save.



  • Click directly on a red alert icon, Live forecast appears. This includes a snapshot of date chosen, with lead time information and on the book room nights (OTB RN). The similar days range for lead time (yellow coloring in the popup) is also highlighted or
  • Use PMI prediction” on the Live forecast popup and activate the prediction to Live forecast. “Save” in the top corner of the screen is activated from gray to blue Don’t forget to save.

Calculations

What is the PMI prediction algorithm? When clicking on PMI prediction (the empty purple rimmed circle on the purple line) on a specific date, the PMI forecast algorithm appears. Here you have an overview of which historical dates was used to predict the day and those not used.

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