Zak - Overbooking

Overbooking is a situation when the total number of rooms reserved for a certain period of time exceeds the total number of rooms available for sale for the same period.

By overbooking on a room category, we mean a time frame in which the availability is less than 0. An overbooking is composed of a set of reservations that insist on the same room category, where the periods of stay overlap, and the number exceeds the availability. In a few words, the number of stays is higher than the number of physical rooms.


ZaK automatically detects overbooking and shows them at section:

↳ Useful Link:ZaK > Reservations > Overview > Overbooking



Usually, overbooking is associated with the last reservation, which entered when there was no availability. In Zak, on the other hand, overbooking is not associated to a specific reservation, but to a time range and a set of reservations. In this way, you can find a solution by taking action on a reservation of your choice, not necessarily on the last reservation entered.

In the section mentioned above, you can click on the icon to check more details:



In the example above, SING has only one physical room, but there are two stays for November 6th. Overbooking can be solved by moving one reservation to a free room category.



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