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 Holiday Inn Sydney at Rooty Hill Selects Maestro Enterprise
Suite to Automate Front Office, Sales & Catering
and Work Order Scheduling 
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e-clipse Computer Systems to Install Maestro Suite at 163-room Full-Service Sydney Holiday Inn
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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.
 
Holiday Inn Rooty Hill is unlike any other Australian hotel. With 163 guest rooms and five large function rooms it is respected as a leading international resort hotel. The adjacent Rooty Hill RSL Club, which incorporates a 1000 seat concert auditorium, provides a perfect complementary entertainment and dining venue. The Holiday Inn selected the Maestro Enterprise Suite because it required a full-function property management suite to automate all aspects of its operations. Maestro Front Office 
 Holiday Inn Sydney at Rooty Hill
offers the Holiday Inn Rooty Hill a true Windows application that includes a robust Yield Management module and powerful CRM. 

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 
e-clipse Computer Systems is recognised as a leading edge software solution provider for the hotel, resort and leisure markets. While presenting market-leading solutions, e-clipse provides unsurpassed local and international support. Currently managing clients through out Asia, New Zealand and Australia from its head office in Sydney, Australia, e-clipse specialise in properties that range from large hotel chains to smaller independent hotels.  e-clipse installation and support staff draw on their many years of experience in the hotel and IT industry to provide a service-oriented foundation for the company. With excellent products, experience, and a focus on exceeding customer expectations, e-clipse is the ideal strategic partner for today's busy hospitality market.  e-clipse…. serving the service industry.

About NORTHWIND
NORTHWIND (www.maestropms.com), known in the hospitality industry for its service and state-of-the-art technology, is widely respected for providing hotels, guests, and corporate management companies with flexible software solutions.

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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Contact

e-clipse Computer Systems
Suite 20 Level 3 6-8 Crewe Pl
Rosebery NSW 2018 
Phone: +61 2 9663 4733 
Fax: +61 2 9663 4744
Email: sales@e-clipse.com.au 
www.e-clipse.com.au 

NORTHWIND
60 Renfrew Drive, Suite #235
Markham, ON L3R 0E1
Phone: (905) 940-1923 ext - 229
1-888-NORTH88 (667-8488)
Fax: (905) 940-1925
Email: info@maestropms.com
http://www.maestropms.com


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