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Visual One Systems Signs Contract
With Avalon Resorts;
Five premier properties in Mexico and Panama to install
Visual One PMS, POS, Guest Activities and
Central Guest Management
ROCKVILLE, MD (USA) – March 01, 2004 – Visual One Systems Corporation, a supplier of management software to the hospitality industry since 1977 has finalized a five-property deal with Avalon Resorts.  Beginning April 2004 the five premier properties, which are located throughout Mexico and Panama, will be implementing the Visual One Property Management, Point-of-Sale, Guest Activity Planning, and Central Guest Management systems.
“Avalon Resorts believes that its new alliance with Visual One and the technologies they provide will help Avalon maintain its aggressive pattern of growth for many years to come.  Visual One has the desire, flexibility, and most importantly the technology that is demanded in a competitive hospitality industry to keep Avalon in the forefront of resort development”, said Ryan Lipp, V.P. of Marketing for Avalon.

Hilltop Suite
Avalon Grand Panama

“We are very excited about our partnership with Avalon Resorts.  Not only does it represent a significant level of business for Visual One it will further establish our products’ reputation of operating in complex resort operations and will launch us as a premier vendor in the Latin America resort market.  For Avalon, our technology will enable easy management of their hotel rooms and their exclusive villas.  We believe this agreement is a true win-win situation for both Avalon and Visual One,” according to Dave Burroughs, President of Visual One Systems.

The Visual One PMS and POS systems are installed in some of the finest resorts around the world.  The seamless integration of all the Visual One products on a single SQL server provides the ultimate in integration and data accessibility.  Additionally, because each of the products can be maintained in a single server environment, properties lower their hardware infrastructure costs and increase their technology efficiency.  For bilingual resort companies such as Avalon Resorts, Visual One also provides a user interface that displays the system screens in either Spanish or English based on the user that is logged in.

The Visual One Guest Activity Planner and Central Guest Management modules add more functionality to the PMS and POS systems.  The Activity Planner allows a resort environment to control easily create guest itineraries for vacation activities such as tours, transportations, dinner reservations, golf tee-times and much more.  Central Guest Management allows all five properties to share guest history and reservation information to create an ideal marketing and repeat guest management solution.

In addition to the products mentioned above, Visual One Systems also offers sales & catering, back office accounting, golf course management, spa management, and club management software.  All Visual One products use the Microsoft SQL database platform.

About Visual One

Since 1977, Visual One Systems has provided software systems to the hospitality industry.  Their Windows-based products, using a Microsoft SQL database, include property management, sales & catering, restaurant point-of-sale, back-office accounting, and golf course management. The company has 1500 sites worldwide and has many well-known customers including Sandals, Club Resorts, Pinehurst, The Royal Westmoreland, Seymour’s Hotel Group, Wyboston Lakes and the Marriott IOI Palace Malaysia. The US Headquarters are based in Washington and the UK Headquarters are based in Leatherhead, Surrey.

For more information go to


Dan Wasser
Visual One Systems
(301) 926-2500 x 311

Mike Gadbury
Visual One (Europe)
+44(0) 1372 371155

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