Admin panel of BistroStays is highly sophisticated yet simple to use wherein admin can easily manage its site features and settings.
Admin panel of Bistrostays consists of various graphs and statistics for admin to monitor the site..
The basic settings for the website like logo, banner images, payment settings, emails and many others can be done using this feature.
Using this feature, admin can edit the content of various emails that are sent to users for different notification.
Any registered user or a visitor can send the feedback and testimonials about the site to the admin by filling up the form.
In case of any issue/query, a registered user or a visitor can contact the admin by filling up the form.
Admin has an option to manage the content of the static pages of the website where he can add or edit the content of the page.
Admin panel is provided with a rich text editor with well formatting options so the content can be modified and added well.
Admin has an option to manage the users, both hosts and guests, who have signed up on the system.
Admin has an option to add different sub-admins to the system and can give privileges to them so that they can carry out designated admin tasks.
Admin can add, edit or delete the Collections as well as add listings to these collections as requested by the host.
Admin can edit or delete the listings as added by the hosts to ensure the guests have good experience during their stay.
Home Page Management
Top cities will be managed by admin from admin panel. A user can search the listings based on top cities, where they will be redirected to search result page of listings with specific filter applied as 'City'.
This section shows the number of users (both hosts and guests), listings, trips and success ratio of all the trips.
Home page banner can have either banner image uploaded or a banner video from the admin panel along with the tagline text.
Admin can add social media urls from the admin panel which are placed in the footer and clicking on that will open the respective page.
Guest Service Fees
Guest has to pay service fees on the total booking amount as finalized on the basis of commission percentage as set by admin.
Host has to pay the commission to the admin from the total booking amount on the basis of commission percentage as set by admin.
Both users and admin have an option to view all the transactions – payments sent and payments received at one place for better analysis..
Host has to be pay a fixed amount of fees as Cancellation charges when he cancels a confirmed booking.
Listing & Booking Management
Guests have to send request to the host for accepting the booking request and only once the request is accepted, guest is asked to make the payment. Upon making the payment, the booking gets confirmed..
Guests need not send request for booking but can directly make the payment, as calculated, and the booking gets confirmed.
Hosts are able to maintain their calendars in terms of the availability and the guests will get a better idea seeing these calendars.
Hosts and Guests can message each other once the booking request is received in case of Request to book or after making the payment in case of Instant Book.
Performance analytics of all listings in terms of views, inquiries, reservations are shown to the hosts as well as the suggestions are given to improve their listings to attract more bookings.
Listings are accurately placed on Google maps to give a better presentation as well as street view is available.
PDF downloads of Reservations and Trip Vouchers are available for hosts and guests respectively for their reference. Guests can use these vouchers while checking in to the property and host can verify the same by comparing with his reservation voucher..
Cancellation policies have been defined for guests so that they have an option to cancel the confirmed booking under unavoidable circumstances
Hosts can enter nightly, weekly and monthly prices for their listing and depending on the no. of nights entered, guests have to pay the booking amount.
Guests can directly book the listing without requesting the host by paying the Instant book price. This enables guests to do quick bookings and get confirmation voucher.
Hosts can ask Security Deposit from guests to recover any damages done by guests during his stay. Full or partial refund of the deposit is given to the guest after check out.
Hosts can enter special prices for some dates as well as some months. He can also run some offers by offering discounted prices.
Hosts can enter special prices for some dates as well as some months. He can also run some offers by offering discounted prices
Hosts can sublet his property for a longer duration to guests by entering sublet price. The minimum booking for sublets has to be at least 4 weeks.
Each listing has specific no. of accommodates mentioned. If there are more no. of guests coming in, host has an option to set additional prices for each guests.
Guests have to pay a fixed amount of Cleaning fees, if set by the host. This is a one-time fees and is not refunded.
Hosts can add their listings to the system using this module. All basic details, photos, amenities, location, house rules, pricing, etc. are added from here. There is no limitation on hosts in terms of adding listings. They can add unlimited listings.
The host can earn super host badge by receiving regular guests from the website, and fulfill set criteria. Badge will help host in getting his listings in search pages on top priority.
Guests have an option to give star ratings as well as reviews to the hosts after check out. Ratings are on various parameters like Accuracy, Cleanliness, Location, etc.
Hosts can manage all their reservation requests from this module and can accept or reject requests from guests. He can also see all the past reservations done here.
Guests can manage all their trips and payment requests from this module. He can also cancel any confirmed booking from here. He can also see all the past trips done here.
Guests can add any listing to his Wishlist which he can check out in future whenever he needs. This gives him quick access to his choices at the time of booking.
Guests can search the listings based on the algorithm set as well as various filters available so that he can either book the listing or add them to the wishlist.
Users can report the listings to the admin by specifying valid reason. The request will go to admin and admin can then take a decision if listing needs to be removed or not..
BistroStays has a sleek responsive design which will be compatible in all devices starting from mobile to tablets to desktops/laptops
Email Sign up & Login
Users can sign up on BistroStays using his email address and can login to BistroStays using the same email.
This is an intellectual feature provided to the users wherein they can check their financial information in terms of amount paid and amount received for trips.
In case if a user forgets his password to login to BistroStays, he can send a request to his registered email address to recover his password.
Secure & bug-free release
At NCrypted, the final product that would be delivered would be secure and bug-free which will make your launch stable.
Users can sign up on BistroStays using their Facebook ID to start accessing the website without filling the sign up form.
Google+ sign up
Users can sign up on BistroStays using their Google+ ID to start accessing the website without filling the sign up form
Sign up via LinkedIn
Users can sign up on BistroStays using their LinkedIn ID to start accessing the website without filling the sign up form.
BistroStays supports any LTR language to be added from admin panel. Users have an option to choose the preferred language to browse through the system.
BistroStays has an option of supporting multiple currencies so that the transaction amounts can be viewed in the currency as selected by the user. Currency conversions are done using API..
Users can invite their friends to join the system. Once the invited friend joins and either takes a trip or hosts a trip, referral bonus of either guest or host is given to the user who had invited.
Payment processing is an integral part of BistroStays, to enable smooth and flawless payments, PayPal standard has been integrated in the system.
Users can verify their Phone number, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn IDs with the system which will give them a ‘Verified’ tag on the system
Search algorithms have been defined in BistroStays in a way that effective and relevant results are fetched quickly and accurately.
Notifications are being sent to all users on a timely basis as and when any important event occurs.
Users can change their set password as well as make settings to their email notifications from this section.
Marketing & Promotional Features
Bistrostays offers to provide page titles, meta keywords and descriptions as and where required to make the pages search engine friendly
Users or Visitors can subscribe to newsletter on the system and admin can periodically send bulk emails to subscribers.
In Bistrostays, the URLs are defined in a way which is SEO friendly and proves to be useful from search engine perspective..
Properties can be shared on social media platforms like Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Email and LinkedIn for marketing purpose.
This feature is used to ensure that unauthorized email has not been used to access the website by sending verification link over email when the user signs up.
Coding structure used in Bistrostays is designed in a way to prevent SQL injections and XSS attacks thereby keeping the code secure.
This feature when used in sign up form will avoid spam registrations and entries on the system.
With this feature in place, the speed of data retrieval would be reduced thereby rendering faster results.
*Only available in Enterprise Edition