“It was designed with a lot of owner input on how do we design, deploy a new generation of guest reservation systems to remove on-property effort to put a lot of the effort into the cloud to … increase functionality, increase usability, increase features … without increasing costs,” he said.

“Now we’re working on the second phase, which is going to start to introduce guest selection features, room selection features, service selection features. That also helps hotels and owners and operators and revenue management and guest satisfaction in optimization of their inventory.”

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