News for the Hospitality Executive
COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 2, 2008 - MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that WORLDHOTELS has selected the MICROS OPERA Property Management System (PMS) as its preferred PMS solution and will exclusively recommend the OPERA PMS solution to its almost 500 member hotels. Deployment will start immediately.
The WORLDHOTELS portfolio includes colorful and unique hotels all over the world and is steadily expanding. Based on the global nature of the group, WORLDHOTELS required a technology partner that was also truly global.
"Presenting our portfolio with a technology partner that is the leading PMS provider globally is a huge benefit to our hotels," stated Michael Ball, CEO of WORLDHOTELS. "As we increase our global brand awareness, we will require a standardized PMS platform to leverage more CRM capabilities. The advanced architecture of MICROS OPERA will allow WORLDHOTELS to expand easily and incorporate more technologies to continue to offer a superior guest experience."
"We are honored to be selected by WORLDHOTELS as its preferred solution," stated Kaweh Niroomand, President of MICROS EAME. "MICROS offers local service and support in over 130 countries. We build all our products, including OPERA, with the global community in mind, offering multi-lingual, multi-currency solutions that are both flexible and scalable. We look forward to supporting WORLDHOTELS achieve its strategic goals."
WORLDHOTELS is the longest established Europe based global group for independent hotels and regional hotel brands. The company's strong emphasis is on properties with character and distinction. It has almost 500 affiliate properties in more than 300 destinations and 70 countries worldwide.
Under the banner "Unique Hotels for Unique People", WORLDHOTELS offers business and leisure travelers a wide choice of individualistic accommodation options in three distinct collections -- Deluxe, First Class and Comfort. WORLDHOTELS' guests benefit from an extensive portfolio of partnerships, including frequent flyer programs from 18 of the world's leading international airlines, including Air France/KLM, United Airlines and Lufthansa.
To its affiliate hotels, WORLDHOTELS provides a wide range of sales, marketing, distribution and related services. For further information visit worldhotels.com.
About MICROS Systems, Inc.
MICROS Systems, Inc. provides enterprise applications for the hospitality and retail industries worldwide. Over 310,000 MICROS systems are currently installed in table and quick service restaurants, hotels, motels, casinos, leisure and entertainment, and retail operations in more than 130 countries, and on all seven continents. In addition, MICROS provides property management systems, central reservation and customer information solutions under the brand MICROS-Fidelio for more than 21,000 hotels worldwide, as well as point-of-sale, loss prevention, and cross-channel functionality through its MICROS-Retail division for more than 90,000 retail stores worldwide. MICROS stock is traded through NASDAQ under the symbol MCRS.
For more information on MICROS and its advanced information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, please contact Louise Casamento, Vice President of Marketing at (443) 285-8144 or (866) 287-4736. You can also visit the MICROS website at http://www.micros.com or send an email to email@example.com.
The MICROS logo is a registered trademark of MICROS Systems, Inc. All other product and brand names are the property of their respective owners.
MICROS Systems, Inc.
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