MCLEAN, Va. and MUMBAI, India, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilton Worldwide, the leading global hospitality company, and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm, today announced a multi-year agreement to help accelerate and enhance Hilton Worldwide's technology strategy as part of the Hilton Worldwide Innovation Collaborative.
The Innovation Collaborative will evolve Hilton Worldwide's technology infrastructure and accelerate innovation across the company's portfolio of ten brands. TCS will leverage its extensive experience in running large transformational initiatives and modernizing legacy systems to help develop a platform that keeps Hilton Worldwide in the forefront of the business and technology landscape.
"Our goal is to continue our strong history of innovation by working with the best technology leaders," said Robert Webb, chief information officer, Hilton Worldwide. "As a partner in our Innovation Collaborative, TCS has demonstrated its commitment to help us meet our business objectives and continues to deliver world-class services."
"We are excited to be a part of Hilton Worldwide's vision for growth," said N. Chandrasekaran, TCS' CEO and MD. "This relationship confirms our leadership position as the long-term IT partner best equipped to help global corporations transform their businesses using our full- service capabilities and domain knowledge. We are committed to furthering Hilton Worldwide's strategic and transformational initiatives through the most advanced technology solutions."
TCS is spearheading the transformation and management of a core group of application platforms, which will deliver enhanced product offerings. To better align technology solutions to the businesses' needs and to ensure Hilton Worldwide remains the leading innovator in hospitality, TCS is managing the corporate suite of applications in the areas of property information management, learning management, quality assurance, business intelligence, financial systems and intranet applications.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 91 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,600 hotels and 600,000 rooms in 82 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. For more information, visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.
About Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, business solutions and outsourcing organization that delivers real results to global businesses, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT and IT-enabled services delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India's largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 174,000 of the world's best-trained IT consultants in 42 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of over US $6.3 billion for fiscal year ended March 31, 2010 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.
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