"Scalability is one of the most crucial components in an enterprise hotel management solution," stated Mr. Joao Machado, Director of Information Technology, Pestana Group Hotels. "MICROS offers unparalleled next generation hotel management technology in the private cloud that fully meets our requirements and large-scale deployments. Additionally, the OPERA audit services were critical in identifying areas of improvement to optimize both our operational efficiency and our return on investment in OPERA. It showed us that our OPERA platform is able to support our operations through both changes and growth.""We are pleased to add the Pestana Group's 9 Brazilian properties to our distinguished and growing list of customers in South America," stated Bernard Jammet, MICROS President Latin America. "MICROS prides itself on its distinct ability to offer enterprise solutions that technically foster and enable our customers growth objectives. We look forward to expanding and strengthening our long-lasting partnership with the Pestana Hotels Group." About Pestana Hotel GroupThe Pestana Group is currently the largest Portuguese tourism and leisure group and the third largest European group in the holiday ownership sector. During the past 40 years (2012) Pestana has established itself as a recognized and successful force in the hotel and leisure industry. The Group was able to leverage its strong performance in the hotel sector to further diversify into real estate, construction, brewing, aviation and an international business and free trade centre in Madeira. For more Information please contact: HEAD OFFICE Pestana Casino Park Rua Imperatriz D. Amelia9004-513 FunchalMadeiraTelephone: +351 291 209 100 About MICROS-FIDELIO GmbHMICROS-FIDELIO GmbH in the EAME region is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MICROS Systems, Inc., which 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. More information on www.micros-fidelio.eu or contact: MICROS-FIDELIO GmbHEuropadamm 2-641460 NeussTel. +49-(0)2131-137 0Fax. +49-(0)2131-137 310E-Mail: email@example.com The MICROS logo is a registered trademark of MICROS Systems, Inc. All other product and brand names are the property of their respective owners.