News for the Hospitality Executive
|Columbia, MD — March 14, 2007 - MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRS),
a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality
industry, is pleased to announce that MICROS has been endorsed by Best
Western International and has received certification on its Two-Way interface
between Best Western’s Central Reservation System (CRS) and MICROS OPERA
As an Endorsed Vendor of Best Western International, the MICROS OPERA Enterprise Solution, including OPERA Xpress, is approved by Best Western International as a certified property management software platform for over 2,400 hotels in North America.
The certified Two-Way interface will allow Best Western properties to streamline the hotel reservation process more effectively and efficiently by eliminating duplicate efforts and manual data entry errors. Best Western guests will be pleased to find that regardless of how they book their reservation, either directly at the property, via the Best Western website, or by contacting the Best Western Call Center, their reservation information will be available to view at multiple points of contact.
“Best Western is dedicated to ensuring our hotels are implementing products that have been evaluated and certified to meet our strict guidelines,” stated Denise Heinrichs, Director, Property Systems Services. “We have every confidence in the OPERA Enterprise Solution to provide the tools necessary for optimizing the guest experience at our hotels, and we are happy to offer this world-class product to our members.”
“We are very pleased to have been chosen as an endorsed vendor by Best Western International,” said Laura Kirby, Vice President of Hotels and Government for MICROS Systems, Inc. “MICROS has a long history of providing world-class products and customer service, and we know that Best Western International holds similar standards for its members. This is an exciting strategic opportunity for us to provide our world class technology and services to one of the pre-eminent hotel chains in the world.”
About Best Western International
Best Western International Inc. is the world's largest hotel chain with approximately 4,200 properties, and 315,714 rooms in 80 countries. Headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., Best Western is a non-profit organization comprised of independently-owned and operated hotels.
In 2006, the company will celebrate 60 years of providing quality customer care and dedicated service to Best Western guests across the globe.
About MICROS Systems, Inc.
MICROS Systems, Inc. provides enterprise applications for the hospitality and retail industries worldwide. Over 200,000 MICROS systems are currently installed in table and quick service restaurants, hotels, motels, casinos, leisure and entertainment, and retail operations in more than 130 countries, and on all seven continents. In addition, MICROS provides property management systems, central reservation and customer information solutions under the brand MICROSFidelio for more than 20,000 hotels worldwide, as well as point-of-sale and loss prevention products through its subsidiary Datavantage for more than 50,000 specialty retail stores worldwide. MICROS stock is traded through NASDAQ under the symbol MCRS.
For more information on MICROS and its advanced information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, please contact Louise Casamento, Vice President of Marketing at (443) 285 8144 or (800) 638-0985. You can also visit the MICROS website at www.micros.com or send an email to email@example.com.
The MICROS logo is a registered trademark of MICROS Systems, Inc. All other product and brand names are the property of their respective owners.
MICROS Systems, Inc.
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|MICROS Systems, Inc. Acquires the Hospitality and Retail Subsidiaries of RedSky IT / January 2007|
|AmericanAirlines Arena Consolidates to MICROS's Integrated 9700 Hospitality Management Solution / December 2006|
|Wynn Macau Selects MICROS OPERA and MICROS 9700 / November 2006|
|MICROS OPERA “In the Heart of the City” with Starhotels / November 2006|
|Joie de Vivre Hospitality Selects MICROS OPERA as Corporate Standard / November 2006|
|Global Hotel Alliance Empowers Members With MICROS Technology / October 2006|
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