Lexington to provide hotel reservations technology for 12 additional hotel properties

Lexington Services, a subsidiary of Travel Services International, Inc., the largest provider of global hotel reservations in North America, has announced Someplace(s) Different as its newest member. Under the agreement, Lexington will provide centrally hosted reservations technology and support to the 12 properties of Someplace(s) Different through its new SPIRIT? hotel reservation system, powered by CSC Services (NYSE:  CSC).

Lexington Services has development representative offices in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Australia and Asia, and is a major component of Travel Services International’s Lodging segment. 

Lexington Services will implement its LexLink® OnLine centrally hosted reservations technology, as well as a full training regimen, at the 12 luxury inns and small hotels of Someplace(s) Different in the northeastern U.S. and Canada, featuring properties created in or around historic structures yet tastefully infused with modern amenities.

The new SPIRIT system, through LexLink® OnLine, will offer truly integrated functions to hotels, such as seamless connectivity to major distribution channels;  automatic rate changes in the SPIRIT, GDS and Internet Distribution Systems; major reporting enhancements with more access to production and marketing data; and marketing management features, like Confirmation Marketing Message management, that allow hotels to immediately implement and control marketing messages. 

Lexington Services is the largest provider of reservations and centrally hosted technology services to hotels in North America and second largest in the world. As the exclusive marketer and distributor of the SPIRITTM Reservation System, Powered by CSC Services, Lexington capitalizes on the power of the travel agent global distribution systems (GDS), Internet travel portals, marketing alliances and its own call center strengths to manage and process hotel reservations electronically.  Servicing nearly 4,000 hotels, encompassing 28 brands in 81 countries worldwide, Lexington has corporate offices in Dallas/Las Colinas, Los Angeles, Miami, London and Paris, and has development representative offices in Germany, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Australia and Asia.  More information about Lexington Services is available at www.lexres.com



Travel Services International, Inc., is a leading specialized distributor of leisure travel products including cruise vacations, vacation packages, domestic and international airline tickets and European auto rentals, and is a leading provider of travel services, such as electronic hotel reservation services, specialized hotel programs and services and incentive travel programs.  The company provides services to both travel agents and travelers, offering a unique combination of specialized expertise, the ability to compare options from multiple providers and competitive prices. More information about Travel Services International, Inc., may be obtained through their Web site at www.mytravel.com