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Understanding the Reservation Position List


This is a chart commonly used in hotels but is applicable to other markets as well.  The Reservation Position List provides a concise analysis of the reservation position, including movements expected today and rooms available for sale after all expected movements have taken place.

Important Notes

  • Categories which have been checked as Inactive will not appear on this chart
  • Areas which do not have the Statistics option checked, will not be counted in figures of their categories
  • Only reports on Categories marked as Accommodation
  • Includes a property filter
  • Does not include Group Masters in its count

Breaking Down the Information?

We have broken down each column on the Reservation Position List below to provide you with a full understanding of the results;

Property Name

The property name each Category belongs to.

Category Name

Specific Category Name.  Those marked inactive will not appear on this screen.

No Of Areas

The number of areas in each category.  Those areas which have statistics turned off will not appear in the count.


The number of areas which are already Occupied (have an Arrived status).

Expected Departure

The number of reservations with a Departure date of today but are not yet showing a status of Departed.

Expected Arrivals

The number of reservations with an Arrive Date of today (have a status of Confirmed or UnConfirmed).


The expected closing position after all expected changes for the day have occurred. (InHouse - Expected Departures + Expected Arrivals)


The number of areas in each category which currently have a Maintenance status.

Area for Sale

The actual number of Areas which are available for new reservations. (No. Of Areas - InHouse + Expected Departures - Expected Arrivals - Maintenance Rooms)

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