COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. (NYSE: OEH), owners or part-owners and managers of 49 luxury hotel, restaurant, tourist train and river cruise properties operating in 24 countries, has selected MICROS OPERA and MICROS POS solutions. The multi-year deployment has already commenced in properties located in the US, Mexico and Cambodia.
Orient-Express, known for its prestigious properties around the world, will replace its current disparate third-party solutions with the MICROS enterprise hotel property and restaurant point-of-service solutions. The advanced architecture of MICROS solutions will allow Orient-Express to expand easily and incorporate new technologies to support a superior guest experience.
After an intense evaluation, Orient-Express selected MICROS for the superior technology and global presence. "As a global hotel company with properties located in 24 countries, we require a technology partner that can provide a tailor-made solution to fit our unique needs," stated Marco Correia, Group Co-Director of IT-Operations for Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. "The OPERA Enterprise Solution will provide our hotels with a comprehensive suite of integrated applications that will allow us to standardize our technologies."
"We are pleased to be selected by the prestigious Orient-Express Hotels," stated Kaweh Niroomand, President MICROS EAME. "MICROS offers local service and support in over 180 countries. We build all our products with the global community in mind, focusing on both flexibility and scalability. We look forward to supporting Orient-Express in achieving its strategic goal of standardization."About Orient-Express Hotels Ltd.Orient-Express Hotels Ltd., listed on the New York Stock Exchange, ticker OEH, engages in the hotel, tourist train and cruise ship business. Orient-Express Hotels owns and manages 49 iconic properties in 24 countries, including Hotel Cipriani in Venice, Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, and Charleston Place in Charleston, S.C. In addition, it owns the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and Eastern & Oriental Express tourist trains, '21' Club in New York City and the "Road to Mandalay" river cruiser in Burma. About MICROS Systems, Inc.MICROS Systems, Inc. provides enterprise applications for the hospitality and retail industries worldwide. Over 330,000 MICROS systems are currently installed in table and quick service restaurants, hotels, motels, casinos, leisure and entertainment, and retail operations in more than 180 countries, and on all seven continents. In addition, MICROS provides property management systems, central reservation and customer information solutions under the brand MICROS-Fidelio for more than 26,000 hotels worldwide, as well as point-of-sale, loss prevention, and cross-channel functionality through its MICROS-Retail division for more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide. MICROS stock is traded through NASDAQ under the symbol MCRS. For more information on MICROS and its advanced information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, please contact Louise Casamento, Vice President of Marketing at (443) 285-8144 or (866) 287-4736. You can also visit the MICROS website at www.micros.com or send an email to email@example.com. The MICROS logo is a registered trademark of MICROS Systems, Inc.