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Hotel Information Systems is Selected by Kimpton to Install Epitome Enterprise and Property Management
System to the Onyx and 70 Park Avenue
Lake Forest, CA (June 17, 2004)... Hotel Information Systems (HIS), a division of MAI Systems Corporation (OTCBB: MAIY.OB) announces that it has been selected to provide its epitome Enterprise as well as epitome  Property Management System to Kimpton’s Onyx Hotel and 70 Park Avenue properties. 

The implementation of epitome Enterprise seamlessly integrated with epitome PMS will enable Kimpton to increase operational efficiency, boost guest loyalty and increase yields.  epitome Enterprise Solutions will allow Kimpton to deliver the framework needed to centrally manage rates, critical operational data and the many new buy side channels for their multi-property enterprise.

The solutions selected by Kimpton include the property management system, business intelligence software, services and integration for strategic analysis, corporate management, channel management, call center management, and web reservations applications.

The first installation has already occurred in Boston at the Onyx Hotel and 70 Park is scheduled for completion soon.

Seth Christian and Saeed Karim share insights into Hotel Information Systems new Internet-native epitome Enterprise hotel system. 

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“From a multi-property business sense we needed to partner with a technology company that could provide applications not only at the property level but even more importantly at the corporate level” stated Andrew Furrer , Director of Information Technology.   Kimpton will now be able to manage guest, rate, and availability information centrally allowing us to have much better visibility of our operation he further stated. 

“These solutions will enable Kimpton to have a more efficient delivery of guest service; revenue optimization as well as streamlined management stated Seth Christian, HIS’ Chief Marketing Officer.

About Kimpton Hotels

Kimpton is a San Francisco-based company known for its collection of stylish boutique hotels that are coupled with bustling chef-driven restaurants. Founded in 1981, the company currently operates 39 hotels and restaurants across the United States and Canada. Kimpton's combination of boutique-style, four-star service and an adjacent destination restaurant has proven a great success.  Kimpton’s signature elements are care, comfort, style, flavor and fun.  For more information, please visit or call 1-800-Kimpton. 

About Hotel Information Systems

Hotel Information Systems, Inc. (HIS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of MAI Systems Corporation (OTCBB: MAIY.OB). HIS provides total enterprise management solutions, improving critical operations and profitability for global hotel organizations. For a complete demonstration or additional information about epitome Enterprise Solutions, please contact an HIS Client Solutions Representative at 1-800-497-0532 or visit the HIS website at


Seth Christian
 Hotel Information Systems
 Chief Marketing Officer

Andrew Furrer 
Kimpton Hotels 
Director of Information Technology 
Telephone 503.417.3353

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