PRLog - March 16, 2012 - NEUSS, Germany -- Neuss, Germany – March 9th, 2012 — MICROS Systems, Inc. a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that B&B Hôtels, a chain of Econochic® hotels across Europe, has signed a master agreement and selected MICROS technology for all of its hotels located in Italy, Poland, Portugal and the Czech Republic. B&B Hôtels is already using MICROS technology in Germany since 2009. MICROS-Fidelio will supply hotel management applications including OPERA, myfidelio.net, mylink and OPERA WebSuite immediately and will technically enable the B&B Hôtels expansion to selected European markets.
B&B Hôtels are located across Europe - in France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal and soon in the Czech Republic. The B&B Hôtels new Econochic® brand concept is based on modern, simple, yet generous hospitality. The B&B Hôtels offer pleasant, design and comfortable rooms and bathrooms with free wifi access and a large TV offer, a all you can eat breakfast, practical facilities, a friendly environment and competitive prices–to make their guests feel at home.
The solution will centralize the present B&B Hôtels system environment. Underlining this centralization strategy, B&B Hôtels will have approximately 60 properties hosted in a private cloud in the MICROS Data Center in Frankfurt/Germany by the end of 2012. Central control and statistics will be available through OPERA and will allow the hotel employees to analyze and base decisions on real-time hotel data. The MICROS OPERA solution will integrate various modules addressing headquarter, property, and distribution requirements.
“The MICROS end-to-end solution lineup is key to enable B&B Hôtels’scalability, to expand in new markets and its future economic growth”, stated Georges Sampeur, CEO.
“We are very pleased to strengthen and expand our partnership in Germany with the B&B Hôtels group as it standardizes its technology across their enterprise and as it expands their international operations” stated Kaweh Niroomand, President of MICROS-Fidelio EAME (Europe, Africa, Middle-East)
B&B Hôtels welcome guests all year long with all the indispensable conveniences for a quality business stays and family holidays from 1 person, a family to groups. All our hotels are well located. All rooms have their own private bathrooms and offer guests a parking space. B&B Hôtels is currently refurbishing its hotels in order to offer guests even more comfort, quality and well-being at the best price - a 100% B&B Hôtels concept hotel.
About B&B Hôtels
With the majority of its shares held by the investment company Carlyle, B&B Hôtels is the leading independent budget hotel chain in France, with 195 hotels in France, 43 in Germany, 7 in Italy, 2 in Poland and 1 in Portugal to date. B&B Hôtels welcome their customers, whether on business or pleasure trips, by offering comfort and high quality services at a moderate price. B&B Hôtels won a “Janus du Commerce” from the Institut français du Design (French Design Institute) in 2007. B&B Hôtels also won a Hospitality Award in 2006 in the “Best Innovative Accommodation Concept” category for its concept of “hotel rooms at friendly prices, in 2009 in the “Best communication campaign” category and then in 2010 in the “Best sustainable development initiative”.
For more information on www.hotel-bb.com or contact:
B&B Hôtels Group S.A.
Phone: +33 1 49656660
About MICROS-FIDELIO GmbH
MICROS-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.
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MICROS-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.