Kimpton Hotels to Standardize Information Systems

Hotel Information Systems, a
division of MAI Systems Corporation announces it
has entered into a definitive agreement to implement its epitome
Enterprise Solution at Kimpton Hotels. epitome Enterprise, the industry’s first Internet-native, end-to-end
enterprise solution, enables Kimpton Hotels to centralize rate,
availability and guest information. With the epitome Enterprise Solution,
Kimpton Hotels can consolidate information throughout their enterprise and
implement true real-time central reservations for the chain’s corporate
reservations office and Web site, including seamless connectivity to
external reservation channels such as Global Distribution Systems and the
many new Internet distribution channels all from one central system,
securely accessible from anywhere via the Internet.

The solutions selected by Kimpton include Central Reservation Management,
Central Rate and Availability Management, Distribution Channel Management,
Central Guest Management and Web Reservation Management, all in one
Internet- native application. Kimpton Hotels have already successfully
installed 4 sites with Hotel Information Systems’ epitome Property
Management System. Kimpton will be aggressively Completing the
installation of all sites throughout their portfolio within the near
future.

Alan Baer, Vice President and Controller at Kimpton Hotels commented, “Our
hotels will now be able to manage guest, rate, and availability
information centrally, allowing us to have greater visibility and control
of our operations. Hotel Information Systems’ epitome Enterprise Solution
will also provide the critical tools for management to access centralized
data, which enables our corporation to have up-to-the-minute performance
analysis, to make pro-active decisions that will positively impact our
properties’ revenues and bottom lines, leading to greater success.”

“These solutions will enable Kimpton Hotels to deliver more efficient
guest service, optimize revenue and streamline management. We are
extremely proud of the trust that Kimpton has placed in our company and we
look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship,” stated Jim
Dolan, Chief Financial and Operating Officer for Hotel Information Systems.
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