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Pegasus Solutions Signs New Agreement with Constellation Hotel Group
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Largest Australian-owned Hotel Management Company
Taps Unirez by Pegasus™
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DALLAS (June 7, 2007) — Constellation Hotel Group, the largest Australian-owned hotel management company, has signed a three year agreement with Pegasus Solutions for representation of 35 of its hotels through Unirez by Pegasus™ with more targeted to come on-line later in the year.

The arrangement establishes Pegasus as a preferred partner with Constellation for connection to the four major global distribution systems– Amadeus, Galileo, Sabre and Worldspan – and third-party Web sites, including more than 1,000 leading travel Web sites worldwide. Constellation, which recently expanded its hotel footprint through acquisition of Sundowner Motor Inns and a franchise partnership with The Federation of New Zealand Hotels, will benefit twofold from the agreement, according to Olivier Dombey, Pegasus regional vice president, Asia Pacific.

“As one of the largest hotel operators in Australia with a presence in a variety of areas and through five brands, it’s important for Constellation to break through to the right customer with the right rate and property,” said Dombey. “Working with Pegasus’ Unirez, Constellation will gain a competitive advantage through optimized global distribution with reduced costs, and targeted marketing and rate campaigns.”

Constellation will also use representation through Unirez to manage rates and distribution channels in real-time, enter unlimited room and rate types, and manage channels independently from a single database. Jonathan Wooller, group general manager of Constellation Hotel Group, said Unirez was the natural choice.

“Given our more than 20 year history, it made sense for us to select a representation service with a strong background in distribution and rate management,” said Wooller. “The Unirez by Pegasus offering, coupled with Pegasus’ international advantage, were key factors in our final decision.”

For Pegasus, the agreement with Constellation continues a growing trend towards representation in the Asia Pacific region. Pegasus has also recently announced agreements with Berjaya of Malaysia, Jinling of China, and Ascott of Singapore.

About Constellation Hotel Group

Launched in 1986, Constellation Hotel Group, formerly known as Touraust Hotels, a division of Touraust Corporation, is proudly a privately owned hotel management company. Constellation Hotel Group hotels are represented in capital cities, key regional centers and leisure destinations through Australia and New Zealand. More information is online at www.constellationhotels.com.

About Pegasus

Dallas-based Pegasus Solutions, Inc. is a global leader in providing technology and services to hotels and travel distributors. Founded in 1989, Pegasus’ customers include a majority of the world’s travel agencies and more than 78,000 hotel properties around the globe. Pegasus’ services include central reservation systems, electronic distribution services, commission processing and payment services, and marketing representation services, including the consumer Web site, www.hotelbook.com.  The company’s representation services, including Utell® Hotels & Resorts and Unirez by Pegasus™, are used by more than 9,300 member hotels in more than 130 countries, making Pegasus the hotel industry’s largest third-party marketing and reservations provider. Pegasus has 16 offices in 11 countries, including regional hubs in London, Singapore and Scottsdale, Arizona.  For more information, please visit www.pegs.com.


 
Contact:

Julie Hines – Pegasus Solutions
+1 214.234.4267
julie.hines@pegs.com

Ariel Herr for Pegasus Solutions
+1 214.521.8596
acherr@mbapr.com
 

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