Outrigger Enterprises Group Selects MICROS OPERA Enterprise Solution OPERA becomes the standardized platform across Outrigger portfolio
COLUMBIA, Md., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that Outrigger Enterprises Group, one of the largest and fastest growing privately-held leisure lodging and hospitality companies in the Asia-Pacific and Oceania regions, is standardizing its enterprise on the MICROS OPERA Enterprise Solution. In addition to its four Asia-based properties that are already utilizing MICROS OPERA, Outrigger will begin implementation of the OPERA Property Management Solution (PMS) at its 35 properties in Hawaii and the Asia-Pacific region beginning in July 2013.
MICROS OPERA's two-way interface with the proprietary central reservation system currently used by Outrigger and MICROS' global service and support network, were major factors in the selection by Outrigger of MICROS OPERA. With over 45 Outrigger properties worldwide, MICROS OPERA's ability to offer a multi-property platform on a single database streamlines functions across all Outrigger locations, making managing hotel operations easier and highly efficient.
"With advanced functionality and interface capabilities, MICROS OPERA offers all the features that we require," stated Alan White, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Outrigger Enterprises Group. "A robust and globally supported central solution will provide Outrigger the tools necessary to systematically expand our brand."
"MICROS is pleased that the success of our OPERA implementations at the Outriggers properties in Asia-Pacific has led to an expansion of our partnership," stated Dan Bell, Senior Vice President Hotel Business Unit for MICROS Systems. "Having a centralized solution seamlessly integrated across all of its properties provides Outriggers stronger control of hotel operations. We look forward to growing the partnership as Outrigger leverages more of the MICROS OPERA Enterprise Solution suite."
About Outrigger Enterprises Group
Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the largest and fastest growing privately-held leisure lodging, retail and hospitality companies in the Asia-Pacific and Oceania regions and continues to expand its presence throughout the area. A family-owned company with 66 years of hospitality experience, Outrigger runs a highly-successful, multi-branded portfolio of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties, including Outrigger® Hotels and Resorts, OHANA® Hotels and Resorts, Embassy Suites®, Holiday Inn®, Best Western®, Wyndham Vacation Ownership® and Hilton Grand Vacations™. Currently, Outrigger operates and/or has under development 45 properties with approximately 11,000 rooms located in Hawaii; Australia; Guam; Fiji; Bali; Thailand; Mauritius, Vietnam; and Hainan Island, China. Outrigger Enterprises Group also operates and develops hotel properties and hospitality-related retail and real estate opportunities for partners in Hawaii, the Pacific, and Asia. For on-line information, log on at www.outriggerenterprisesgroup.com and www.outrigger.com.
About MICROS Systems, Inc.
MICROS Systems, Inc. provides leading enterprise-wide applications, services and hardware for the hospitality and retail industries. Serving an extensive portfolio of clients worldwide, MICROS solutions are utilized in over 567,000 hotels, casinos, table and quick service restaurants, retail, leisure and entertainment, fuel and convenience, cruise, and travel operations in more than 180 countries, and on all seven continents. MICROS combines its industry knowledge and expertise to provide cloud-based, mobile and on premise solutions that allow its clients to streamline operations and successfully engage their customers.
MICROS applications include point of sale, property management, central systems, business intelligence, eCommerce, loyalty, CRM, loss prevention, distributed order management, labor management, inventory management, and merchandise planning solutions. MICROS services include hosting and SaaS, platform implementation and integration, strategic business consulting, interactive marketing, design services including creative and user experience, and managed services. MICROS stock is traded through NASDAQ under the symbol MCRS.
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