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Micros Systems Inc. Acquires TIG Global LLC
for an Undisclosed Sum

Columbia, MD - January 6, 2010—MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce the acquisition of TIG Global, one of the leading interactive marketing companies for the hospitality and travel industries worldwide. TIG Global is headquartered in the Washington, DC metro area, and serves the online needs of a diverse portfolio of clients located around the world.
“TIG Global is known for providing superior interactive practices and online results through a suite of products and solutions that include website design and management, search engine optimization, social media, and mobile marketing,” stated Tom Giannopoulos, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, MICROS Systems, Inc. “TIG Global’s leading technology and focus on the hospitality and travel industries make TIG Global the ideal partner to provide best-in-breed solutions to our clients worldwide.”
“We are excited to combine forces with MICROS,” stated Frederic W. Malek, CEO and Co-Founder of TIG Global. “With travel being the most widely consummated transaction on the Internet today, and with most consumers conducting their own travel purchases, our products and solutions have become critical to the hospitality industry. With MICROS’s worldwide platform and presence, and our deep understanding of the Internet consumer, we can accelerate our growth globally and together provide a superior value proposition with a comprehensive end-to-end solution with increased localized service for our clients.”

About TIG Global
TIG Global, headquartered in the Washington, DC metro area, is dedicated to assisting the travel industry with exceeding their online marketing goals and specializes in hotel Internet marketing and destination Internet marketing.  Serving an extensive portfolio of clients worldwide, TIG Global combines its industry knowledge and e-business expertise to help clients maximize the online channel.  TIG Global offers multi-language websites, a vast network of internationally based strategic linking partners, email and pay-per-click marketing campaigns tailored to all international markets, custom social media and mobile media solutions, and websites optimized for major search engines around the world. Despite its growing size, TIG Global operates as a boutique agency with a focused dedication to personalized client service and satisfaction.

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 25,000 hotels worldwide, as well as point-of-sale, loss prevention, and cross-channel functionality through its MICROS-Retail division for more than 90,000 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 or send an email to

The MICROS logo is a registered trademark of MICROS Systems, Inc. All other product and brand names are the property of their respective owners.


Louise Casamento
Vice President of Marketing
(443) 285-8144

Also See: Leading Travel E-Marketing Firm Partners with 1,001st Client; TIG Global Attracts a Growing Client Base with Leading Edge Services and Customer Focus / December 2009

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