COLUMBIA, Md., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that it has formed a strategic partnership with Aston Hotels & Resorts, LLC, an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IILG), a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry, to install the OPERA Enterprise Solution at its 27 properties located in the Hawaiian Islands, California, and Nevada. MICROS's hotel management software, which will be installed over a 11-month period starting in July, will manage approximately 4,000 units located across the 27 hotels, condominium resorts, villas, and cottages.
The complete solution includes the OPERA Property Management System (PMS) to manage the daily tasks of each property, OPERA Revenue Management System (ORMS) for an instant response to reservation activity, OPERA Vacation Ownership System (OVOS) for management of condo properties, OPERA Web Suite for online reservation capabilities for the condo owners, and interfaces for distribution and wholesaler activities.
With the Aston Condominium Resort Collection having multiple agreements with condo owners, MICROS, through a strategic partnership, enabled complex owner revenue distribution capabilities to bring specific condo ownership benefits to the properties. Condo owners will be able to use the Aston Hotels & Resorts online portal to book their own unit, access their profile, and view statements over the web.
"Aston has been a leader in the hospitality industry for over 64 years and sought a new platform to bring the latest technologies customized for our hotels and condominium resorts," stated Kelvin Bloom, President of Aston Hotels & Resorts. "MICROS brought an integrated platform that could adapt to our current needs and portfolio expansion plans.""MICROS is excited to perform this hospitality technology deployment for Aston Hotels & Resorts, launching our strategic partnership," declared Dan Bell, Senior Vice President, Hotels & Leisure and Entertainment, MICROS Systems, Inc. "Working with Aston Hotels & Resorts and its 27 properties for this large rollout of the OPERA Enterprise Solution, with a strong focus on condominium ownership functionalities, promises to bring tremendous value to Aston and its guests, and we look forward to a long and enduring partnership." About Aston Hotels & Resorts, LLC.Aston Hotels & Resorts operates a diverse range of condominium resorts and hotels with accommodations from hotel rooms and condominium suites, to villas and cottages that suit any lifestyle, taste or budget. Based in Honolulu, the company manages approximately 4,000 units in 27 properties on the four major Hawaiian Islands, South Lake Tahoe, Calif., and Lake Las Vegas, Nev. For more information, visit www.AstonHotels.com or call toll free 866-774-2924. Aston is an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IILG) a leading global provider of membership and leisure services to the vacation industry.
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