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  1. Improve the Lodge Reservation Process for Guests GH2207

    1. Start with just the logged in user and an "Add Guest" button (see attached image "1").

    2. Include a "Remove" button for guests and only show new data entry boxes if the "Add Guest" button was clicked (see attached image "2")

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  2. Add an Email Button to Lodge Stay Rosters GH2261

    Add "Send Email" and "Copy Email Addresses" buttons to the lodges stay rosters so that admins and hosts can email lodge guests more easily. This is what we have for other rosters.

    To make this more user-friendly, we also need to group the lodge stay rosters by reservation status (e.g. Reserved, Canceled, etc.).

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  3. Use "Age Group" Radio Buttons Instead of "Age" for Lodge Reservations SD637

    Is it better to use radio buttons for the age groups [i.e. one for Adults (age 14+) and another for Youth (age 13-)] when reserving a lodge stay than asking for actual age? What are the pros and cons?

    Using radio buttons is better when one person is making a lodge reservation for another and does not know their age. I suspect with will happen a lot, especially for lodge admins who add hosts and other volunteers, as well as people who might bring a friend.

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  4. Better Track "Guest Groups" in Lodge Rosters GH2289

    Add a “Guest of” column to the on-screen lodge rosters and their download, so we know who’s with who.

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  5. Lodge Rosters Role Improvements

    The Role column I assume is important for Meany since it takes a number of people to operate the facility. For Baker there are typically two or four hosts and the current generation of Baker hosts won't go to the effort of registering. Based on this I don't think Baker has much use for this column but I have no problem having it on the roster.

    The only available roles are Host, Volunteer and Participant. We should keep these if it would help guests checking in to know who’s in charge. We can expand them if it would help manage…

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  6. Electronic Lodge Sign-in

    Add the ability for people to sign in electronically when the get to a lodge.

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  7. Lodge-specific Sign-in Sheets (aka Print Rosters) SD648/649/650

    For a two-night stay, what we have may be enough, but for longer stays a matrix-style sign-in sheet might be better. Or it may be better if we have a different printable sign-in sheet for each lodge.

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  8. Lodge Reservation Dietary Notes Improvement

    The following is from Mary Ann Cameron, a life time member of the Mountaineers. She works at Rick Steve's Europe Through the Back Door. Rich Steve's had a lot of trouble meeting the diets of their tour members so they now ask only for medical dietary restrictions. This substantially reduced their problems and they have had minimal complaints. In the paperwork you fill out when you sign up for one of his tours the only question pertaining to diet is: “

    MEDICAL DIETARY RESTRICTIONS (things that will make you ill).

    If Rick Steves can send 20,000 tourists each year to…

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  9. Lodge Reservations SD26/44/418

    Develop capability to setup lodge weekends, For member and guests to register online, And admins to manage group reservations

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