CLEVELAND, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS) a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software solutions, has received the prestigious Platinum G&L Technology Impact Award for its LMS+ property management solution. The award, given by Gaming & Leisure magazine, recognizes companies that offer products that increase revenue or decrease costs. Agilysys received the award during the G&L Roundtable event, held Nov. 15 in Las Vegas.
"It was our sincere pleasure to honor Agilysys with the first place Platinum G&L Technology Impact Award," said Jeannie Caruso, publisher of Gaming & Leisure magazine and host of the G&L Roundtable. "The company continues to expand its product line, development strategy and global market reach in the forward direction that is aligned with the industry's expectations and needs. This award is also one that is truly worth receiving, because it is given by the G&L Board and Roundtable Colleagues, all of whom are industry leaders and represent the majority of gaming technology spend in North America."
With its LMS+ solution, Agilysys has incorporated guest-centric technology into its flagship Lodging Management System™ (LMS) property management solution, enabling properties to provide an unprecedented level of service. It maintains all the features and functionality of the LMS solution — including linking guest gaming accounts to hotel accounts — and adds a number of enhancements. These include: an improved browser-based interface; the LMS ARTS® guest activities planner; a guest viewer that provides 'at-a-glance' insight into guest activities schedules and reservations; and Guest Hub, a centralized repository for guest profiles, including history, itineraries, interests and preferences. The LMS+ solution also links into GolfPro by Agilysys and the Visual One Spa Management System by Agilysys, so that golf tee times and spa appointments are incorporated into guest reservations.
"The board of Gaming & Leisure is comprised of some of the most visionary leaders in the hospitality technology industry, and it is a great honor to have been selected by them as the platinum recipient of this year's Technology Impact Award," said Tina Stehle, senior vice president and general manager of Agilysys Hospitality Solutions Group. "Our mission is to deliver best-of-breed software solutions to our hotel and gaming customers. To that end, we continue to build on our existing systems while also adding innovative new solutions to our technology portfolio."
Gaming & Leisure is a leading management periodical for the gaming and hospitality industry. Its editorial emphasis is on business best practices and the impact of technology on all business segments. The magazine hosts the annual G&L Roundtable, a private peer-to-peer forum for North American gaming and hospitality executives.
Agilysys is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions to corporate and public-sector customers, with special expertise in select markets, including retail and hospitality. The company uses technology — including hardware, software and services — to help customers resolve their most complicated IT needs. The company possesses expertise in enterprise architecture and high availability, infrastructure optimization, storage and resource management, identity management and business continuity; and provides industry-specific software, services and expertise to the retail and hospitality markets. Headquartered in Cleveland, Agilysys and its subsidiaries operate extensively throughout North America, with additional sales and support offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore and Hong Kong. For more information, visit www.agilysys.com.
Bill Gergely, Agilysys, 440-519-8188, firstname.lastname@example.org