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Pacific International Hotels’ Selects Maestro 
Property Management System

AUSTRALIA, November 15, 2001 - E-clipse Computer Systems, a Northwind Solution Provider, is proud to announce their most recent Maestro Property Management Solution installation. Pacific International Hotels', newest apartment property located in prestige Southbank, the center of Melbourne's' art and dining out district, recently installed Maestro to manage the front office operations.

Pacific International Apartments - Southbank is the second Pacific International property to install Maestro, following a successful pilot process at their property in Australia's federal capital Canberra. E-clipse Director of Technology, Bob Lowe commented, 'Pacific International were keen to install a mature property management system with strong local support and selected Maestro, based on the products capabilities, international reference sites and local and international support capabilities. Pacific International recognizes the importance of robust software that provides strong management controls both from a reporting and sales strategy perspective. Melbourne's strong corporate market is an ideal environment to utilize the comprehensive real time yield management tools built into the Maestro front office system to return a substantial value to the hotel operators.'

The installation includes the Northwind Maestro Property Management System Front Office and Work Order Management Modules.  The operating Platform includes Windows 2000 Server, and Microsoft SQL Server 2000. Northwind also supplied interfaces to VingCard Vision keycard system, Movielink In Room pay for view movies, NEC IVS2000 PBX, VoiceNet Voicemail and Callista Call Accounting. The Hotel also selected Silverware Point of Sales produced by Toronto based Forsys, and distributed in Australia by E-clipse.

Pacific International is one of the largest fully Australian owned accommodation groups in the country.  Properties in the group provide clients with corporate support services, as well as state-of-the-art conference and functions venues equipped with the latest computer, electronic and technical facilities.  They are also known as the winner of several excellence in service, accommodation and hospitality awards, and are the first choice in ‘away from home’ accommodation for business and leisure travelers. The expanding group will choose Maestro for additional properties under development.

About E-Clipse Computer Systems

Sydney based E-Clipse Computer Systems provides Software and services to the hospitality industry in Australia and New Zealand. As a totally customer focused organization we are pleased to offer the only true Hospitality Web Portal in the region. 

For more information on E-Clipse Computer Systems and its solutions, consult our web site at


Northwind ( is a leading global supplier of software and eCommerce solutions to satisfy the requirements of a wide range of lodging venues. Designed to handle any size hotel, resort, meeting/conference center and Corporate enterprise, Northwind's Maestro, Maestro Enterprise, and ResEze complete web-enabled suites of PMS, Sales & Catering, Web Reservations and Corporate Solutions, are recognized as the multi-platform (Windows/NT/Unix/Linux/Web-Enabled/ASP) solutions of choice for progressive and demanding organizations. A total solution provider with over 23 years of exceptional industry expertise, Northwind offers leading-edge technologies, superior training, and unparalleled support.

For more information on NORTHWIND’s solutions, consult our web site at



Eleonora Di Blasi, Sales & Marketing Specialist 
NORTHWIND Tel:  (905) 940-1923 Ext. 229 
Bob Lowe, Director of Technology 
E-clipse Computer Systems 
Tel:  +61 2 8347 2288 

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