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SynXis Chosen by Industry Veteran; 
Sheri Bender to Join Strong Sales Team at SynXis
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MCLEAN, VA - May 7, 2004  - SynXis, the fastest growing provider of reservation services and technology for the hospitality industry, announced today the appointment of 15-year industry veteran, Sheri Bender as managing sales director.  Sheri will focus her talents on expanding SynXis’s presence in North America and developing new business.  She becomes part of a team that is already widely regarded as experienced and particularly strong in reservation services.

“We are proud to have someone of Sheri’s caliber join us,” said Jim Kelly, president and CEO of SynXis. “Sheri brings with her a wealth of knowledge in the hotel electronic distribution industry and she will fit wonderfully with the tremendous team that we have created at SynXis.”

Sheri was previously regional director of sales with TravelClick Interactive/iHotelier where she was the leading U.S. sales director in 2003.  She was also instrumental in developing profitable strategies to maximize client reservation opportunities.  Prior to that she held similar positions for Lexington Services and Utell International where she opened their Western Regional Office in Los Angeles.

“I have kept close tabs on SynXis over the past few years and I have been extremely impressed with their technical expertise, service offerings, and rise to the top of the reservation technology industry,” commented Sheri.  “I was delighted to have been considered by SynXis and I am looking forward to being a part of the exciting growth and success that SynXis is enjoying.”  

About SynXis Corporation

SynXis enables hotels to maximize revenue and reduce costs through innovative, market-driven technology combined with outstanding customized support.  The SynXis Reservation Management System, at the solution's core, empowers hotel operators to consolidate and manage hotel inventory from all sources - seamless GDS connectivity, over 1200 popular Internet travel sites, private-label central reservations systems, and full-service hotel Web sites.  It also helps hotels build revenue by enabling them to independently manage each distribution channel from one easy-to-use control center.  All of these reservations can connect directly with the PMS.  SynXis is the technology source for more than 6,000 hotels, bed and breakfasts, resorts, and destinations, including, Harrah's, VIP International, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Destination Hotels & Resorts, and Jumeirah Hotels.  

SynXis' corporate headquarters is in McLean, VA, with offices in Denver, Boston and Amsterdam.  For more information on SynXis and its products, please call 703-448-2530, e-mail info@synxis.com, or visit our Web site at www.synxis.com

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Contact:

Carol C. Levitt
Director, Customer Services
SynXis Corporation
7926 Jones Branch Drive, Ste. 1000
McLean, VA  22102
Direct Phone:  703-448-2530
Fax:  703-448-2570
clevitt@synxis.com
http://www.synxisagent.com


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