First Hotels Becomes Launch Customer of

MICROS Systems

, Inc., a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, has signed MICROS`s first global distribution services agreement with First Hotels AB for

, MICROS`s next generation hotel industry portal.

“Electronic product distribution continues to be our fastest growing source of bookings, in particular the Alternative Distribution System channel,” says Marita Klose, director distribution of First Hotels. “In order to be cost effective and have cutting edge technology available in the product distribution arena, you need an end-to-end technology solution for last room and best rate availability. expanded the original hotelBANK service several steps further by introducing on-line interfaces to the MICROS-Fidelio property management and central reservations systems, adding to other benefits such as the very competitive transaction based pricing model and`s high quality customer and hosting services.”

First Hotels


is one of the leading Scandinavian hotel chains with 63 hotels in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. First Hotels, through hotel franchising concepts, offers hotel guests a second home based on individual needs in modern times.
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