Electronic Distribution Services to Reach
Consumers and Travel Agents
Via Global Distribution Systems
DALLAS (May 16, 2005) - Pegasus Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: PEGS) is providing electronic distribution services for the new Wynn Las Vegas Resort and Country Club via the company’s Unirez by Pegasusä representation service. Dallas-based Pegasus Solutions is a global leader in providing technology and services to hotels and travel distributors.
The $2.7 billion hotel and casino is Wynn Resorts’ most ambitious project yet. The property features a 110,000 square foot casino, 2,700 guest rooms and suites, 29 retail outlets, and an exclusive golf course.
"The ability to quickly update all the global distribution systems with just one set of keystroke entries saves critical time for our management team," said Chris Flatt, vice president of hotel sales and marketing for Wynn Las Vegas. "Choosing the right sales channel to reach travel agents was an important part of our launch process - Pegasus’ proven services and reliability allow us to focus on other initiatives critical to ensuring a positive guest experience."
Pegasus has completed implementation of Wynn Las Vegas on the Unirez by Pegasus service, giving on-site hotel staff easy tools through which they can manage room rates and promotions. The Unirez service provides for real-time rates that are automatically distributed to the four major global distribution systems (Amadeus, Galileo, Sabre and Worldspan), giving travel agents immediate access to Wynn Las Vegas availability. Travel agents can book rooms today by using the UZ code on any major GDS.
Wynn LasWynn Las Vegas’ decision to use Unirez by Pegasus services highlights the growing success of Pegasus’ newest independent hotel representation service line. More than 1,600 independent hotels implemented the Unirez by Pegasus service in 2004.
"We’re pleased to add Wynn Las Vegas to the growing roster of independent hotels using the Unirez by Pegasus representation service," said Gideon Dean, senior vice president of sales and account management for Pegasus Solutions. "Steve Wynn and his team set a high standard in every aspect of their operation; we’re proud to play a role in Wynn Las Vegas’ goal of delivering superior service to both travel agents and consumers."
Pegasus provides electronic distribution and representation services to more than 35 hotels in Las Vegas, with 27 hotels utilizing the Unirez by Pegasus service. The portfolio of hotels using the Unirez by Pegasus service includes more than 3,500 properties around the world.
About Pegasus Solutions
Dallas-based Pegasus Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: PEGS) is a global leader in providing technology and services to hotels and travel distributors. Founded in 1989, Pegasus’ customers include a majority of the world’s travel agencies and nearly 60,000 hotel properties around the globe. Pegasus’ services include central reservation systems, electronic distribution services, commission processing and payment services, property management systems, and marketing representation services. The company’s representation services, including Utell by Pegasus™ and Unirez by Pegasus™, are used by more than 7,000 member hotels in 140 countries, making Pegasus the hotel industry’s largest third-party marketing and reservations provider. Pegasus has 17 offices in 12 countries, including regional hubs in London, Scottsdale and Singapore. For more information, please visit www.pegs.com.
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