MeriStar Hotels & Resorts
McLean, VA - (February 13, 2001) - SynXis Corporation, a provider of Internet-based reservation management systems and distribution to the hospitality industry, announced today that MeriStar Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:MMH) has contracted to use its SynXis Agent™ reservation management and distribution system in its independent hotel properties. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., MeriStar is the U.S.’s largest independent hotel management company with 230+ hotel and leisure properties.
MeriStar will initially implement SynXis Agent Global Distribution System
(GDS) Connectivity and Book-A-Rez® in 20 of its properties including
the Latham Hotel in Georgetown and South Seas Resorts on the gulf coast
of Florida. With the SynXis system, MeriStar will provide its independent
properties with online access, expanded electronic distribution and on-property
inventory control - capabilities which have traditionally only been available
to chain hotels. MeriStar properties will have instant access to the 300,000+
travel agents and planners using the GDS to book hotel rooms. In
addition, MeriStar hotels will be directly bookable online through the
individual property Websites and through other major alternate distribution
channels including AOL, Yahoo and PlacesToStay.com.
About SynXis Corporation
SynXis Corporation is an application service provider delivering reservation management systems and distribution to the hospitality industry worldwide. Its complete reservation management offering, SynXis Agent™, gives hotels, resorts, casinos and convention centers of any size greater control over inventory and at the same time helps reduce operating costs and increase bookings. Internet-based SynXis Agent consolidates hotel inventory status from all sources, provides money-saving direct access to all major GDSs and reservations - enables the hotel’s website. There are no capital costs for the start of service, and properties only pay a nominal transaction fee per reservation. In addition to its corporate offices in McLean, VA, SynXis has offices in Denver, CO; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; and Dublin, Ireland. For more information on SynXis and its products, please call 703-448-2530, email email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>, or visit the SynXis website.
Synxis Agent is trademark and Book-A-Rez is a registered trademark of SynXis Corporation. All other names are property of their respective owners.
About MeriStar Hotels & Resorts
MeriStar Hotels & Resorts, the nation’s largest independent management company, operates 233 hospitality and leisure properties with more than 48,000 rooms and 11 golf courses in 34 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. BridgeStreet Accommodations, a MeriStar subsidiary, is one of the world’s largest corporate housing providers, offering upscale, fully furnished corporate housing throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. On December 11, 2000, MeriStar announced it would merge with American Skiing Company (NYSE: SKI), pending regulatory shareholder approvals. The new company will be renamed Doral International. For more information about MeriStar Hotels & Resorts, visit the company’s Web site.
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