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This MacNews Category Review looks at bed and breakfast software for Mac OS X. Products covered include BedSheet, BookingCenter, InnFormed Manager, Reservations and Vacation Rental Tracker Plus.
[url=http://www.ha77.com/bedsheet.htm]BedSheet[/url] is an Excel-based tool for managing bed and breakfast operations. It includes scheduling, occupancy, invoice and other "back-office" features.
[url=]BookingCenter[/url] is a booking and management solution. It's designed to help independent lodging properties including hotels, bed and breakfasts and hostels sell their rooms over the Internet. BookingCenter.com combines property management software with web-based reservation services and network distribution to travel sites and global distribution systems.
[url=http://www.innformed-manager.com/index.html]The InnFormed Manager[/url] is a software system for the inn/bed and breakfast industry. It offers reservation history, guest history, automatic credit card lookups and built-in word processing with mail merge capability. The InnFormed Manager has a variety of management reports, such as referral reports, occupancy reports, tax reports and income booked reports. It comes complete with its own basic accounting functions and allows for export to Quicken and M.Y.O.B. Four different calendars, each capable of remaining open on the screen, while inquiries and reservations are made are available to provide instant occupancy information.
[url=http://www.compu-books.com/]Reservations[/url] tracks reservations for individuals, groups and agents. Its point-of-sale module integrates with guest invoices, and it graphically displays rooms available. The software prints and emails confirmations and invoices. It also exports to MYOB and QuickBooks.
Vacation Rental Tracker Plus
[url=http://productivity-software.com/]Vacation Rental Tracker Plus[/url] is hospitality software program for short term rental properties. With it you can: keep track of all your rental units (hotel and motel rooms, condos, houses, cabins, resorts, inns, bed and breakfasts, guest houses, conference centers, campgrounds, etc.), reservations, guests, rental income and expenses.