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Peabody Hotel Group First to Standardize on Hotel
Information Systems’ epitome Enterprise,
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Lake Forest, CA (August 3, 2004)... Hotel Information Systems (HIS), a division of MAI Systems Corporation (OTCBB: MAIY.OB) announces that it has successfully completed the first installation of its epitome Enterprise Solutions at Peabody Hotel Group (PHG). 

epitome Enterprise, the industry’s first Internet-native, end-to-end enterprise solution, enables Peabody Hotel Group to centralize rate, availability and guest information. With the epitome Enterprise Solution, Peabody Hotel Group can consolidate information throughout their enterprise and implement true real-time central reservations for the chain’s corporate reservations office and Web site, including seamless connectivity to external reservation channels such as Global Distribution Systems and the many new Internet distribution channels all from one central system, securely accessible from anywhere via the Internet.

The solutions selected by PHG include Central Reservation Management, Central Rate and Availability Management, Distribution Channel Management, Central Guest Management and Web Reservation Management, all in one Internet-native application.  Peabody Hotels also completed the installation of HIS’ epitome Property Management System.

Barb Bowden, Director of Revenue Management at Peabody Hotels Group commented, “Our Peabody flagged hotels will now be able to manage guest, rate, and availability information centrally, allowing us to have greater visibility and control of our operations.” 

“These solutions will enable Peabody to have a more efficient delivery of guest service, revenue optimization and streamlined management,” stated Alan Young, HIS’ Vice President of Sales.
 

About Peabody Hotel Group

Peabody Hotel Group is a subsidiary of Belz Enterprises, a highly successful real estate development and management firm. From its origins as a 4-acre business begun in the early 1940s by Philip Belz, Belz Enterprises, now a leading U.S. development corporation, has grown to encompass more than 25 million square feet of building space within the United States. 

The hotel division has grown into a position of 

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leadership and respect within this country's formidable hotel industry. In addition to the renowned Peabody Hotels in Memphis, Orlando and Little Rock, the group owns and operates nine other major hotels throughout the country. Included are some of the best known hotel brands in America: Hilton, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites. For further details from Peabody Hotel Group, please contact Barbara Bowden, Director, Revenue Management, PHG, Tel. 407-345-4430, Bbowden@peabodyorlando.com. For more information, please visit www.peabodyhotelgroup.com

About Hotel Information Systems

Hotel Information Systems, Inc. (HIS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of MAI Systems Corporation (OTCBB: MAIY.OB). HIS provides total enterprise management solutions, improving critical operations and profitability for global hotel organizations. For a complete demonstration or additional information about epitome Enterprise Solutions, please contact an HIS Client Solutions Representative at 1-800-497-0532 or visit the HIS Web site at www.hotelinfosys.com.

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Contact:

Christina Lanier 
Public Relations Director 
Hotel Information Systems 
Telephone 813-949-4153 
Christina.Lanier@hotelinfosys.com

MaureenBrigid Gonzalez
Director, Corporate Communication
Peabody Hotel Group
Telephone 407-345-4521
 Mgonzalez@peabodyorlando.com

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