Mews revenue is the revenue that is settled (paid) in Mews.
Outlet revenue is the revenue that is settled (paid) outside of Mews and reported later in Mews for informative purposes.
Mews revenue consists of the revenue that was created in Mews and was sent from an external source (integration) to be settled in Mews, e.g. room charges to the customer profile in the POS.
Outlet revenue consists of the items that were paid outside of Mews, e.g. you can settle the bill in the POS and send it to Mews as an Outlet Bill.
When it comes to POS integration there are 2 ways to send items from the POS system to Mews.
- Send charges to the customer profile to be settled in Mews in the future.
- Settle the bill in the POS, then send it to Mews as an Outlet bill.
Outlet Bill is a bill that was charged and settled in the POS (or any system outside of Mews). It is considered to be part of the POS revenue and only transferred to Mews for informative purposes. In this case, you can preview your POS revenue in the same system as your Accommodation revenue.
You will be able to find this revenue in the
Outlets section of the Accounting report.
Outlet Bills can be grouped by accounting category of the item in Mews.
If you want to apply other filters, you can export the Accounting report to Excel and filter it in the Excel file.
Example: If you'd like to group Outlet Bills by ticket (bill) number, you need to Export the Accounting report with Mode: Detailed and filter exported report by POS receipt number.
Room charges (Order Add)
Room charges are items that were created outside of Mews. If you're choosing to send those items to the room/customer profile in Mews, this becomes part of the Mews revenue. As it's going to be settled (paid) in Mews in the future.
You will be able to find those items in the Revenue section in Mews.
As it will be charged and settled in Mews, it's considered to be Mews revenue and you can find it under the main
Revenue section of the Accounting report.
Items that were created in an external system, but pushed to Mews, will have
Custom item label on them.
Reconcile POS revenue in Mews
If you run a revenue report in the POS and want to compare it to Mews, you need to consider 2 parts of the accounting report: Revenue + Outlet revenue.
To find out external charges sent to Mews from an integration, you can run the Accounting report with Mode: Detailed and find them by
Custom item in the drop-down of the accounting category.
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