Lonrho Hotels Selects Maestro PMS Multi-Property as Standard System Across All Properties to Optimize Revenue, Group Bookings and Web Reservations

  • Maestro PMS
  • 01.16.09
NORTHWIND - Maestro PMS, provider of Maestro™ Enterprise Property Management hotel software and reservation software solutions for the hospitality industry, announced  Lonrho Hotels will standardize property management automation on the Maestro Multi-Property Management Suite for four properties in 2009, with others across Africa to follow.

Lonrho will install Maestro Front Office, Yield Management, Sales & Catering and the ResEze online booking engine in its first property, the 200-room Grand Karavia Hotel in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, in early 2009. 

“Lonrho Hotels believes in the value of cutting-edge centralized property management technology to maintain its leadership role; this is why we selected the Maestro Multi-Property Management Suite,” said David Church, group operations manager for Lonrho PLC – Hotels.  “Our hotels are positioned in markets with a strong group business potential and offer an attractive destination.  Maestro’s Multi-Property technology, group management module and yield management system will enable our hotel teams to cross sell availability and be more productive.  Our properties will be more profitable with Maestro’s centralized controls.”  Lonrho’s Grand Karavia Hotel is taking reservations now and is scheduled to open in mid 2009.

The Maestro Property Management Suite’s balance of robust group and leisure capability delivers easy-to-use functionality.  Church said Maestro’s advantages for Lonrho Hotels include: 
  • Excellent multiproperty management and control on one database
  • Yield Management to optimize revenue for groups and resort guests
  • Integrated Sales & Catering to automate meeting room booking and sales
  • ResEze online booking engine to drive Internet reservations.

“International companies like Lonrho Hotels rely on NORTHWIND’s versatile Maestro technology to support expansion,” said Warren Dehan, president of NORTHWIND-Maestro PMS.  “NORTHWIND provides professional 24/7 Diamond Plus support for its users around the world from its international offices in North America.  The globalization of hospitality is a reality and Maestro’s reliable, flexible hotel software is meeting the needs of operators and chains in many countries.”




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