The Accor Group Selects MICROS OPERA Enterprise Solution for Next Generation Property Management Solution

  • Oracle Hospitality Food and Beverage Solutions
  • 01.10.08
MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that The Accor Group has chosen the OPERA Property Management System (PMS) as its sole preferred next generation software solution and will recommend OPERA PMS for all Sofitel, Pullman, Novotel, Mercure and Suitehotel hotels worldwide.

For more than 40 years, Accor has continually reinvented its businesses to keep pace with the world around it, and to provide innovative, high-quality products to its Hospitality and Service customers. Recognized as one of the global leaders in hotels and corporate services, Accor embraces a more effective hotel business model focused on retaining its position in the industry. With its key strategy to improve operating performance, deployment of MICROS OPERA PMS will offer Accor increased functionality that matches its operational requirements.

"While evaluating the various PMS solutions available on the market today, Accor identified MICROS as the one partner with the technology breadth and worldwide infrastructure to facilitate our ambitious deployment plan," stated Gilles Bonnin, Chief Information Officer, The Accor Group. "With all of our luxury and upscale hotels on one integrated platform, we will achieve greater synergies among our hotels located in nearly 100 countries and elevate the level of guest satisfaction."

"MICROS's leadership, along with OPERA's reputation in the hospitality industry as the foremost enterprise-enabled PMS solution, will reinforce Accor's repositioning of the Sofitel brand in the 5-star market and the launch of Pullman Hotels in the 4-star market," stated Gilles Pelisson, Director and Chief Executive Officer, The Accor Group.

"MICROS and The Accor Group have built a strong partnership over the years and we are honored to be selected as Accor's preferred next generation property management software solution," stated Kaweh Niroomand, President, MICROS Europe, Africa, and Middle East.  "The OPERA PMS solution is designed to meet Accor's distinctive technology requirements from its luxury to budget hotels and we look forward to continued support of the renowned Accor brand."

About The Accor Group
Accor, the European leader and a major global group in hotels, the global leader in services to corporate clients and public institutions, operates in nearly 100 countries with 170,000 employees. It offers to its clients over 40 years of expertise in its two core businesses: 
  -- Hotels, with the Sofitel, Pullman, Novotel, Mercure, Suitehotel, Ibis, All Seasons, Etap Hotel, Formule 1 and Motel 6 brands, representing more than 4,000 hotels and nearly 500,000 rooms in 90 countries, as well as strategically related activities, such as Lenotre. 
 -- Services, with 23 million people in nearly 40 countries benefiting from Accor Services products in human resources, marketing services and expense management.



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