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Trust International Implements Trust|Connect PMS Interface
 with protel for New Customer Classical Hotels



Frankfurt, Germany – July 23, 2009 –Trust International announced today that it has successfully implemented a new interface connecting their Voyager Central Reservation System (CRS) to the property management systems (PMS) by German protel hotelsoftware GmbH. The latest addition to the Trust|Connect PMS services has been developed for Trust’s and protel’s common user Classical Hotels, one of the largest luxury hotel companies in Greece with landmark hotels such as the King George Palace in Athens.

The interface with protel enables Classical Hotels, with hotels in Greece, Turkey, Serbia and Bulgaria, to load their PMS data into the Trust|Voyager CRS in a fraction of the normal time, streamlining their operation on a daily basis.

“We know that process efficiency can make or break a hotel—today more than ever,” says Manfred Osthues, co-founder and managing director of protel. “At protel, we never lose sight of the most important purpose of our software: to optimize our customers’ workflows and thus improve their operational effectiveness. We are pleased that with Trust we have found a partner who shares our goal.”

“Our newly built interface between the protel PMS and the Voyager|CRS is just one more example of our ongoing efforts to help hotels improve efficiencies and, ultimately, their bottom line,” said Richard Wiegmann, COO & Managing Director Trust International. ”The protel interface has eliminated the labor- and time-intensive process of updating the CRS with the latest rate and availability decisions manually. In addition, by automating this process, it greatly reduces the potential for errors while providing Classical Hotels with more accurate, up-to the minute rates and availability. Melding innovation and experience with our partners, we offer yet one more way to help hotels save significant time, money and manpower—truly a win-win situation for all of us.”
 
About protel hotelsoftware GmbH, Germany
protel develops and sells technology and service solutions specifically and exclusively for the hotel industry and related companies. The consistent focus on the needs of this industry makes protel one of the most experienced and successful provider of professional hotel management systems. From the small individual hotel to multinational hotel groups— the product lines of protel hotelsoftware GmbH provide all areas with standard software solutions that can be individually customized to meet every need.  Started in 1994, today protel proudly counts over 4,500 hotels, resorts, hotel chains, hotel training centers and universities in 50 countries amongst its customers. Ranging from hotels with only 30 rooms, but with a high level of personalized guest services, to large 2,200 room accommodation facilities, it offers a great range of hospitality software.

The company’s headquarter is located in Dortmund; Germany. By operating a branch in Dubai and a dense network of closely cooperating business partners, protel is represented worldwide. (www.protel-hotel-software.com)

About Classical Hotels
Art, Tradition, Vision, Hospitality, Eternal values, Quality, Discreetness, Harmony, Beauty, Pleasure, Inspiration, Passion, Freedom and Love of life are some of the values that Classical Hotels share with our visitors and friends.

The thirteen city hotels under the Classical brand guarantee an unsurpassed level of quality and luxury. Whether traveling for business, leisure, a city break or a combination of the three you will be sure to find a Classical Hotel that meets your needs.

Classical Hotels are committed to offer luxuries of the highest international standard that nurture a unique feel and taste in design, cuisine, architecture, service and quality.
 
About Trust International Hotel Reservation Services GmbH
Trust International is one of the world’s leading CRS providers and international hospitality partners. Trust’s services and supporting technologies help hotel chains and hospitality groups support their sales and marketing activities with the latest distribution solutions. The range of services includes CRS solutions and software, connectivity to all GDS and IDS channels, an Internet booking engine and third party integration to PMS, RMS and CMS systems. Trust International offers the full range of CRS-related products such as content management, business intelligence and commission payment services.
 
Via Trust’s own communication centers located in North America, Europe and The Far East customers in 47 countries are served with private label telephone reservation, concierge and telemarketing services.

Established in 1989 Trust International is renowned for its highly reliable reservation platform, continuous investment in system software and hardware and delivery of superior customer value. (www.TrustInternational.com)
 
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Contact:

Julie Shepherd 
Accentuate PR for Trust International in North America 
Tel. +1 815 479 1833 – Julie@accentuatePR.com

Christiane Seelgen 
Trust International 
Tel.+49 (0)69 66 40 89 15 03 - info@trustinternational.com

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