Rover PMS: Release Notes (v4.4)

Modified on: Tue, 19 Feb, 2019 at 4:16 PM

Applies to:       Rover PMS    Rover Overlay


Rover PMS

Release Notes (v4.4)



Effective: 14th August 2018


PRODUCT ENHANCEMENTS



Ability to Edit and Delete Actions


It is now possible to edit the details or delete of an existing action so long as the user has administrative permissions.



Tax Exempt (Adding New, Edit, and Delete)


Steps to produce: 

  1. Settings > Navigate to Financials > Tax Exempt Types > Create a New Tab Tax Exempt

  2. Tax exempt type name has to be unique

  3. Tax charge codes multiselect: The same charge code can be used across multiple tax-exempt types

  4. Save



Tax Exempt Functionality – Groups


Steps to produce:

  • Create a new Group > Summary tab > Section Room Block summary
  • Select TAX Exempt checkbox/toggle

  • When selected you will automatically see the tax-exempt ID dropdown. Select the tax-exempt type, as this is a mandatory field.

  • Once the tax exempt type is selected, all reservations associated with the group will have the tax-exempt checkbox/toggle and the tax-exempt type populated


Tax Exempt Functionality for Tax Exclusive Stay card


We have implemented rax exempt functionality for guest bills that are indicated on the stay card.


Steps to produce:

  • Navigate to a reservation > Expand Additional Details > Select Tax Exempt checkbox/toggle

  • When selected, you will also automatically see the tax-exempt ID dropdown

  • The tax exempt toggle will show for all reservation types (due-in/in-house/ checked out/reserved/etc.)



  • Select tax exempt and select the associated tax-exempt type

  • All charge codes associated with the tax-exempt type will not post

  • The system should check if there are any charges already posted for that reservation (charges not payments)

  • If existing charges exist, the message "Please review already posted charges for possible exemption" will display

  • The users will manually need to review the charges and make necessary adjustments to the posted taxes

  • Should a user turn off the tax-exempt toggle on a stay card, check if charges have been posted, and if yes, the message "Please review already posted charges as tax may have not been posted" will display

  • Once the toggle is OFF, charges will post with their respective taxes


Add Deposit and A/R Summary to the EOD Report


Users are now able to send the accounts receivable and deposit summary with the EOD report process as a CSV.


Inactive User Filter


Administrators now have the ability to view any and all inactive users and separate them from active users.


Steps to produce:

  • PMS Admin > Hotel & Staff > User Setup > Select "Hide all inactive users” (only show active users)


Registration Card Contact Information


The registration card now has the ability to display contact information which displays address, city, state, country, phone number (home and mobile), and email address.


Ability to Collect Guest Address and Other Information in Zest Station


Hoteliers will now be able to add guest address details in Zest Station in the same way as Zest Web.


Steps to produce:

  • Settings > Station > Check-In

  • Toggle “Collect Guest Address” ON


Once toggled on, guests will be able to add guest address to the reservation details during their check-in via the kiosk.


Option to Show Tax Breakdown on the Guest Confirmation Letter


Hotels now able to show the total rate in the stationery/confirmation letters with or without the tax breakdown.


Steps to produce:

  • Settings > Hotel and Staff > Stationery > Confirmation/Cancellation > Guest Confirmation > Confirmation Email

  • Check the “Show Tax Breakdown” checkbox under the “Display Total Cost” area


This will show a sum of inclusive and exclusive taxes in the confirmation letter.


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