Suite to Automate Front Office, Sales & Catering
and Work Order Scheduling
Markham, ON –May 12, 2004 – NORTHWIND, a provider of enterprise property management and reservation solutions for hospitality, announced today the Holiday Inn Sydney at Rooty Hill has selected the Maestro™ Enterprise Suite to automate the 163 room resort hotel with Front Office, Sales and Catering, and Work Order Scheduling. e-clipse Computer Systems, the Australian distributor of NORTHWIND’s Maestro, will install the complete suite of Maestro applications and interfaces.
The Holiday Inn will utilize the Maestro Sales and Catering System to manage functions that range in size from small boutique gatherings to grand weddings and conferences. Maestro’s single-image SQL database consolidates all guest, operational, and financial information in a comprehensive secured file structure that eliminates the need for duplicate data entry and allows information to be shared across all applications. Maestro will be interfaced to the Infogensis Point of Sale system allowing the hotel guests to use all the property’s facilities and those of the RSL Club via a charge back facility, eliminating the need for extra charging to credit cards or cash. Maestro is widely used by hotels in the Asia-Pacific region, including the Four-Star Legend Hotel Group, which operates Legend Villas, and Kabayan Hotels located in Manila and Palawan (one of the main tourist resort areas of the Philippines). Currently, there are 4 properties within the group using Maestro with another property coming on line in the next two months and at least 10 more properties planned to be upgraded and installed with Maestro within the next 3-5 years. The properties are all running Maestro version 4.8 deployed over terminal services from the head office location. CRS is operated out of the Manila Head Office along with centralized accounting.
e-clipse Computer Systems has installed property management systems in large country clubs throughout Asia and is honoured to be selected to provide systems for one of the largest hotel chains in the world. “This is an excellent opportunity for Maestro to manage the full service Holiday Inn and the large associated Rooty Hill RSL Club,” said Bakir Haurdic, Managing Director of e-clipse Computer Systems. “We are pleased to implement this full-function hotel software that will streamline their operation and save valuable staff hours through its ease of use.”
NORTHWIND will be exhibiting at HITEC 2004 in Dallas, TX at the Dallas Convention Center on June 21-24. Come by booth #822 to see and learn more about Maestro's new capabilities & features, and receive a one-on-one presentation and in-depth briefing of this advanced software.
About e-clipse Computer Systems
Based in Markham, Ontario, Canada, with a network of dealers and offices worldwide, NORTHWIND is a leading supplier of software for hotel owners and operators who need to manage their enterprise in a real time environment for maximum operational control and profitability. Designed to handle any size hotel, resort, meeting/conference center, multi-property and for the enterprise, NORTHWIND's Maestro solution offers the most productive working environment, which includes the following suite of products: PMS, Sales & Catering, Club/Spa Management, Corporate Reservations Office, Multi-Property Management, Condo/Owner Management, Yield Management, GDS Connectivity and ResEze (Internet Reservations). This comprehensive multi-platform (Windows 9X/NT/2000/XP, Unix/Linux, Terminal Server & Web Enabled) suite is recognized as the solution of choice for progressive and demanding organizations. NORTHWIND is a total solution provider that offers leading-edge technologies.
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