IDeaS Revenue Optimization Forms Partnership WithNEC

IDeaS announced today
that they have formed a strategic partnership with NEC of Japan. NEC will
host and re-sell IDeaS V5 ASP Revenue Optimization Solution to their
extensive client base in Japan. With this partnership, IDeaS becomes the
exclusive provider of revenue optimization to NEC’s client base through an
integration between IDeaS V5 and NEC’s NEHOPS property management system.
NEC will host IDeaS V5 ASP solution, which utilizes the very latest in
native web technologies, at the NEC data center located in Japan.

“In our search for a revenue optimization provider, we found a long-term
partner that shares NEC’s reputation for providing outstanding solutions,”
commented Yasukazu Itakura, Sales Manager, NEC Hospitality Division.
“Incorporating IDeaS Revenue Optimization Solution into our suite of
hospitality solutions was the next logical step in ensuring a best of
breed approach with every solution we provide to our valued clients.
Hosting it locally in Japan was the obvious choice.”

“The decision to partner with NEC was easy,” commented Ed Booth, President
and CEO of IDeaS. “NEC is the acknowledged leader in providing solutions
to Japan’s hotel market. They have a great track record with hosting and
distributing other hospitality solutions.” He added, “NEC also hosts the
Pegasus CRS, another IDeaS integration partner, so this really is a
win-win situation.”

IDeaS Revenue Optimization will be exhibiting at HOFEX 2004 at the Hong
Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre in Hall 1, February 10-13, 2004.
Come visit us and see why NEC and others have selected IDeaS as their
revenue optimization partner.