This is also referred to as advance letting chart, room reservation chart or bed booking chart. A reservation chart is basis of controlling reservation. It is used for allocating a room for a specific period. It shows the following details at a glance:
1. Which rooms are let?
2. How long will they be occupied?
3. Which rooms are available for letting?
4. For what period of time?
5. OOO and house use rooms.
The chart is mounted on the walls, so that, the reservation assistant can check the room status at a glance while allocating a room at the time of booking. Each entry on such charts should be erasable in order to avoid overwriting in the case of cancellation and revision of reservation. Some of the standard charts used in most standard/ deluxe hotels to record reservation are:
1. CONVENTIONAL BOOKING CHART
2. DENSITY BOOKING CHART
3. RESERVATION REGISTER