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Continued Growth at Synxis®
Fuels Personnel Changes

McLean, VA, April 10, 2003 - SynXis Corporation, a leading provider of reservation management and distribution systems for the hospitality industry, announced today the appointment of Konstantine Trivizas as Managing Director of European Operations and the promotion of Bernard Ellis to Senior Vice President of Channel and Product Strategy.

Trivizas is a former project and consultancy executive in the area of channel management, revenue and customer relationship optimization for the hospitality industry. He has held senior level positions in such renowned hotel chains as The Savoy Group, The Peninsula Group, Sofitel, and Le Meridien. He is a graduate of the FIU School of Hospitality Management and holds a Master Degree from the School of Hotel Administration of Cornell University.  In his new role at Synxis, Trvizas will oversee all sales, marketing and operations for our expanding European business. 

“We are pleased to welcome Kostas to the SynXis team,” said Jim Kelly, President and CEO of SynXis.  “With his extensive background and worldwide experience he is a natural fit to continue our growth in the international markets.”

Since joining SynXis in 1999, Bernard Ellis has been instrumental in the design of the SynXis Reservation Management System.  His efforts continue to position SynXis as an industry leader in reservation technology.

“While business continues to shift to IDS, Voice and Hotel website bookings, it is critical that we continue to evolve our product offering, and pursue closer ties with our valued distribution partners,” said Rick Betz, COO and Vice President of Marketing and Sales.  “Bernard will ensure that we are well positioned to meet the demands of those channels while still providing unparalleled benefits to our customers.  I am confident that with Bernard's leadership, we will continue to outperform our competition.”

Ellis previously served as senior account executive, major accounts, for Micros-Fidelio in Beltsville, Maryland.  Ellis is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and has a Master's Degree from the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. 

About SynXis Corporation
SynXis® Corporation's Internet-based ASP solution delivers full electronic distribution and reservations management capabilities to the worldwide hospitality industry.  The SynXis Reservation Management System, at the solution's core, empowers hotel operators to consolidate and manage hotel inventory from all sources - seamless GDS connectivity, over 1200 popular Internet travel sites, private-label central reservations systems, and full-service hotel Web sites.  It also helps hotels build revenue by enabling them to independently manage each distribution channel from one easy-to-use control center.  SynXis does not require major upfront investment and hotels can realize substantial cost savings with SynXis' simple transaction-based pricing model.  SynXis is the technology source for more than 3,800 hotels, bed and breakfasts, resorts, and destinations, including, Harrah's, VIP International, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Colonial Williamsburg, and Jumeirah Hotels.  

SynXis' corporate headquarters are in McLean, VA, with offices in Denver and Amsterdam. For more information on SynXis and its products, please call 703-448-2530, e-mail, or visit our Web site at



Carol C. Levitt
Director, Customer Services
SynXis Corporation
7926 Jones Branch Drive, Ste. 1000
McLean, VA  22102
Direct Phone:  703-448-2530
Fax:  703-448-2570

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