News for the Hospitality Executive
|Scottsdale, Ariz. – June 11, 2007
– JDA® Software Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: JDAS), the leading provider of
hospitality enterprise revenue management solutions, announced today that
it will co-host a pre-HITEC Executive Webinar on “The Changing Face of
Revenue Management” with Carlson Hotels Worldwide for operators and high-level
revenue managers on June 14 at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST, 6 p.m. BST, and
7 p.m. CET).
The Webinar’s focus will be on how next-generation revenue management solutions are capitalizing on fundamental changes in market behavior to benefit operators. The Webinar will feature a presentation by Carlson’s Sr. Director Revenue Optimization, Jim Rozell, who is leading the company’s revenue management team.
JDA Group Vice President Revenue Management Andy Archer said, “By successfully implementing JDA’s revenue management solutions in a distributed environment, Carlson is uniquely positioned to discuss how new, streamlined technologies are helping hotel groups successfully manage in this rapidly changing market segment.” Carlson is implementing JDA’s Demand Forecasting and Revenue Optimization platform to increase asset value and profitability by developing a strong forecasting capability across all of its properties.
The Webinar will also examine the lessons hospitality operators can learn from other industries that have implemented demand forecasting and revenue management solutions. JDA provides revenue optimization solutions to multiple markets including travel, transportation, hospitality and retail. Clients include DHL, Continental Airlines Cargo, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Omni Hotels, Charlotte Russe Holdings Inc. and other leading companies. In addition, Webinar co-host Dominic Beveridge will discuss trends that are changing the industry as well as JDA’s vision of Next Generation Enterprise Revenue Management for hospitality.
“Carlson’s forecasting ability will be greatly enhanced by implementing the JDA demand forecasting solution,” noted Rozell. “We will provide franchisees in diverse markets with an accurate expectation of demand, which in turn will enable them to maximize rates and more profitably manage staffing, marketing and other areas.”
JDA will also host an invitation-only executive
dinner for revenue management professionals following the upcoming HSMAI
Revenue Management Strategy Conference in Orlando, Florida on June 25,
2007. The theme of JDA’s HSMAI event is the future of demand modeling,
which is also the focus of JDA Software Group’s Next Generation Enterprise
Revenue Management platform. Carlson’s Rozell is slated to speak on his
company’s work in the area of demand modeling and chain-wide revenue optimization
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Tourism, Hospitality and Media)
About Carlson Hotels Worldwide
About JDA Software Group, Inc.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are generally accompanied by words such as “will,” and “expect” and other words with forward-looking connotations. In this press release, such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, Mr. Archer’s remarks regarding the prospective success of the Carlson project, Mr. Rozell’s comments regarding Carlson’s ability to implement Revenue Optimization more effectively than any other hotel company, and other comments concerning the future use of JDA’s solutions, and the prospective benefits of using our software . The occurrence of future events may involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to: the risk that not all users will be able to implement or use our software successfully, the risk that Carlson may not achieve the anticipated results from using our solutions, and other risks detailed from time to time in the “Risk Factors” section of our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Additional information relating to the uncertainty affecting our business is contained in our filings with the SEC. As a result of these and other risks, actual results may differ materially from those predicted. JDA is not under any obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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