Fastest Growing U.S. Chain Offers Their Hotel Members a Choice between Server Based and Web Based PMS Solutions
North Vancouver, BC (PRWEB), December 3, 2007 — RSI International Systems Inc. (“RSI”) (TSX Venture Exchange: RSY), today announced that it has signed an agreement with Vantage Hospitality™ to become their approved web based property management solution provider. Effective immediately, RoomKey© PMS, RSI’s web based application, will be available to all Americas Best Value Inn ® and Lexington Collection ® properties as an alternative property management system.
“We are extremely excited about our new relationship with Vantage Hospitality,” said Mark Smiciklas, Director of Sales and Marketing for RSI. “This agreement will enable us to demonstrate the benefits of RoomKey© PMS across all Vantage Hospitality brands. We are confident that our web based property management software will become a viable option for many Americas Best Value Inn ® and Lexington Collection ® hotels.”
“As hosted applications continue to advance, the features and benefits are becoming more and more attractive to hotel owners and operators,” said John Burkard, VP Information Technology at Vantage Hospitality. “Whether you look at the investment advantage, global access to information, service and support or some of the other benefits – RoomKey© PMS will be a good fit for some of our members.”
About Vantage Hospitality:
Vantage Hospitality, parent company of Americas Best Value Inn and The Lexington Collection, is currently the 12th largest hotel company worldwide and the only hotel company to be listed two years in a row on the Inc. 500/5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies.
Vantage Hospitality’s first hotel brand, Americas Best Value Inn, has nearly 800 properties throughout North America and China. The brand has been recognized as The Fastest Growing Hotel Chain in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 by Lodging Hospitality Magazine and has won the National Chain Leadership Award in 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2007. In 2006, Roger Bloss, CEO, President and Founder of Vantage Hospitality, was named Innovator of the Year by Lodging Magazine for his unique hotel membership model.
Building on the success of Americas Best Value Inn, Vantage introduced its newest brand, The Lexington Collection, to the upper-mid to upscale lodging segment in January 2006. All hotels are rated three to four stars and are categorized in one of three distinct fine product lines – Hotels, Plaza Hotels, and Resorts.