What is a Manifest? Aside from a supernatural TV series about passengers who reappear after 5 years missing and presumed dead, the word manifest has different meanings depending on its’ use. What the word manifest does not mean is a reservation list.
When dealing with the United States Coast Guard, a boat manifest means a true and accurate list of persons onboard a vessel. Just because someone has reserved a seat on the boat doesn’t mean they actually boarded. This distinction is important should a manifest be needed for any kind of search and rescue mission. No point looking for someone who was never there in the first place!
One of the unique features of Indexic is the ability to generate a true manifest and not just a reservation list. In order to generate a manifest, you must first know the names of all the people who will be coming to the event, not just the name of the person making the reservation. Within the simple set up of your events you can select to ask for each ticket holder’s name. This means if someone reserves 3 tickets, the system will auto prompt them to enter the names of the three people coming on the trip.