News for the Hospitality Executive
|COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 6, 2008 - MICROS
Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology
solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce
that Millennium Hotels and Resorts has selected MICROS OPERA as the standard
property management solution and MICROS 9700 Hospitality Management System
(HMS) as the standard food and beverage point-of-sale solution for its
14 Millennium Hotel properties located in the United States. MICROS
OPERA will be deployed and centrally hosted in the MICROS Data Center located
in Ashburn, Virginia.
Millennium Hotels in North America are upscale and deluxe properties located in a diverse range of city centers and resort areas. The hotels serve international business and leisure travelers, and offer impeccable facilities with consistent standards of excellence. MICROS provides Millennium with a single solution that is PCI certified and offers a cost-effective platform for software, IT services, deployment and support.
"Understanding that much of our technology infrastructure requires upgrading, MICROS offers us a great value proposition with the centrally hosted model of MICROS OPERA," stated John Edwards, Director of IS&T, Millennium Hotels. "Being able to pay a recurring monthly fee and avoiding a heavy upfront investment is a sound business decision for Millennium."
"Credit card security for our customers and obtaining full PCI compliance is another major impetus for Millennium Hotels," continued Mr. Edwards. "MICROS 9700 HMS provides us with a solid, PCI certified POS solution backed by an industry leader."
Millennium Hotels has properties located all over the world employing various versions of MICROS PMS and POS solutions. Millennium Hotels' long-term strategy is to standardize the technology at all of its hotels, allowing information to be shared and consolidated to enhance the overall guest experience of its clientele worldwide.
"We are pleased to be selected as the exclusive PMS and POS partner for Millennium Hotels in the US," stated Jenny Kurdle, Executive Vice President of MICROS Leisure and Entertainment. "The selection of MICROS as its single solution allows Millennium Hotels to standardize its implementation approach and smooth the transition process. We look forward to our expanded partnership with Millennium Hotels and to supporting its technology needs well into the future."
About Millennium Hotels and Resorts
Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) is the North American arm of London-based Millennium and Copthorne Hotels plc (MLC). The MHR portfolio includes 14 hotels in the U.S., offering both business and leisure travelers upscale accommodations in premier locations from major cities to resort areas. Hotels include the Millennium Broadway and The Premier, located in the heart of New York's Times Square; the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles; the Millennium Bostonian, overlooking Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market in Boston; and the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, situated on Chicago's famed Magnificent Mile. For more information or reservations, please call 866-866-8086 or visit www.millenniumhotels.com.
About MICROS Systems, Inc.
MICROS Systems, Inc. provides enterprise applications for the hospitality and retail industries worldwide. Over 310,000 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 MICROS-Fidelio 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 (866) 287-4736. 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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