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IDeaS Revenue Solutions Announces Intuitive, Affordable Pricing System
for Limited-Service Hotels


New system enables busy general managers to effectively manage pricing in just a few clicks per day

 
Minneapolis, MN – March 1, 2012IDeaS Revenue Solutions, the leading provider of pricing and revenue management software, services and consulting to the hospitality industry, today announced the IDeaS Pricing System™ (PS). An ideal solution for hotels and groups seeking revenue growth in their budget, economy or midscale properties, IDeaS PS offers effective pricing in an intuitive and affordable package.  A presentation of the solution will be available at the IDeaS booth in Hall 8.1, stand #110, during the ITB Berlin Convention, held March 7-9. 
 
“As major hotel brands raise the bar by deploying simplified revenue management tools for their limited-service properties, other brands and ownership groups of similar properties are finding it tough to compete,” said Brian Sterrett, Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, IDeaS. “IDeaS PS, which marries a new level of practicality to IDeaS’ proven pricing science, is an affordable and compelling option for clients facing the new, competitive dynamic in limited-service hospitality markets.”
 
IDeaS PS enables hotel managers to more accurately forecast occupancy, quickly set daily room rates, and ultimately make more competitive pricing decisions for their hotels. The system’s simplified approach, intuitive design and powerful functionality minimize the amount of training and interaction needed to learn and operate the system. In just a few clicks, users can upload pricing decisions to all necessary distribution channels.
 
Customers of IDeaS PS will benefit from the following:
  • An immediate revenue lift due to the system’s advanced analytics and increased market insight.
  • Usable by busy general managers - The system enables GMs or other hotel staff to make efficient revenue management decisions without interrupting regular responsibilities.
  • Increased time and energy for enhancing guest satisfaction through reduced time and energy spent manually collecting, entering and analyzing market data.
  • High impact initiative - IDeaS’ proven analytics, award-winning client support, rapid implementation through Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery and minimal upfront costs delivers high value and little risk.
  • Enhanced brand value proposition - Limited-service brands can offer simplified pricing capability to current and prospective hotel owners.
“IDeaS PS brings our pricing science to a much broader audience,” Sterrett added. “At the end of the day, our goal is to make revenue management accessible for busy, limited-service hotel managers so they can compete more effectively.”
 
IDeaS is now offering the IDeaS Pricing System™ in controlled release for a limited number of charter clients and plans to make the system available in the second half of 2012.  For more information about IDeaS PS or charter program, click here.  
 
About IDeaS
Founded in 1989, IDeaS Revenue Solutions - a SAS Company, offers industry-leading revenue management Software, Services, and Consulting to the hospitality industry. Headquartered in Minneapolis, IDeaS has technology, support, sales and distribution offices in North and South America, the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Greater China, Australia and Asia. For more information, visit www.ideas.com.

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Contact:

Mulberry Marketing Communications
Nicole DiVito
ndivito@mulberrymc.com 
+1 312 664 1532

IDeaS Revenue Solutions
Steve Green, Director of Product Marketing
steve.green@ideas.com
 +1 952 698 4200


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