Althoff Launch

PRNewswire-FirstCall NEUSS, Germany Nov. 6 :

German based Althoff Hotels & Residences launched a new on-line
reservation service powered by with a new look design
including practical tools such as route planner and detailed property

“ADS (Alternate Distribution Systems) are a major challenge to the global
hotel industry and we were looking for a solution that can be totally
customized to our focus on customers and partners,” said Rainer Stoll,
Vice President Sales & Marketing of Althoff Hotels & Residences.
“ provides us with the appropriate tool to do exactly that in
a highly cost effective manner. not only provides a great
software solution but also a first-class customer service which is
imperative for our operations.”
The majority of the ADS-bookings are channeled via the hotel`s own web-
site giving priority to the best available rate. This practice has become
standard in the industry and is widely used by all leading hotels. provides the perfect match combining a product at an
attractive price which satisfies the market trends.

Heinz-Peter Stroemsdoerfer, Managing Director of Micros-Fidelio Germany
added: “Althoff Hotels & Residences have been a loyal Micros-Fidelio
customer and we are very pleased and honored that was
selected as their product distribution tool. Customers and partners such
as companies or travel agents can access their confidential rates via the
Althoff web site and in the near future one of their properties, The Grand
Hotel Schloss Bensberg, will become the launch customer for myfidelio`s
new on-line, real time interface to the hotel`s property management system
providing 100% last minute inventory and rate availability.”

About Althoff Hotels & Residences
Founded by Thomas H. Althoff, Althoff Hotels & Residences operate first-
class hotels in Germany, France, and Monaco. For more details and booking
please visit


About MICROS Systems
MICROS Systems, Inc. provides enterprise applications for the hospitality
and retail industries worldwide. Over 150,000 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. In addition, MICROS provides property management systems,
central reservation and customer information solutions under the brand
MICROS- Fidelio for more than 15,000 hotels worldwide, as well as
point-of-sale and loss prevention products through it`s subsidiary
Datavantage for more than 50,000 specialty retail stores worldwide.

For more information on MICROS and its advanced information technology
solutions for the hospitality industry, please contact Louise Casamento,
Director of Marketing at (443) 285-8144 or (800) 638-0985. You can also
visit the MICROS website at or send an email to
[email protected]