Cheeca Lodge & Spa Selects Software Suite from Agilysys
Resort to Implement Property Management, Point-of-Sale, Guest Marketing Solutions
CLEVELAND -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software solutions, announced today that Cheeca Lodge & Spa in Islamorada, Fla. has selected a comprehensive suite of solutions to streamline operations at the upscale hotel and condominium property, which will re-open in December after extensive renovations. The resort is implementing solutions for property management, point-of-sale, guest marketing and document management.
Cheeca Lodge & Spa will implement the following solutions from Agilysys:
· Visual One Property Management System,a comprehensive and fully integrated property management solution that offers a wide range of features and functionality, including front office operations, guest history, housekeeping, reservations management and more. Cheeca Lodge & Spa will use the Visual One Activities module to schedule and manage the resort's amenities and activities; the Visual One Club Management System to create and monitor memberships in Cheeca Lodge & Club; and the Visual One Condo Accounting System to manage the property's condominium rentals. The resort will also implement the Visual One Retail POS System to manage the property's retail outlets; the Visual One Sales & Catering module to manage conference and banquet operations; and the Visual One Spa Management System to track spa employee work schedules, make spa appointments and send e-mail confirmations to spa guests.
· InfoGenesis POS™, an enterprise-ready point-of-sale solution that combines powerful reporting and configuration capabilities with a touch-screen terminal application. The system's centralized database pulls together food and beverage functions, enabling total management of dining, bar and room service operations. Features include real-time reporting capabilities and advanced sorting, filtering and grouping options. Cheeca Lodge & Spa also will use the mPOS mobile point-of-sale solution for food and beverage service at poolside and at other locations around the property.
· Guest eMarketing (GeM), a feature-rich guest correspondence and marketing management solution that enables properties to create cost-effective and highly personalized e-mail campaigns. Using GeM, Cheeca Lodge & Spa can increase profitability through targeted promotional offers, reminders, newsletters and surveys and obtain data that leads to improved performance.
· DataMagine™, a comprehensive document management solution that will enable Cheeca Lodge & Spa to streamline recordkeeping and archive business-critical data. The property will use the DataMagine Report Archive module to automatically capture, index and electronically file application-generated general business form documents and reports; and the DataMagine Electronic Registration Card to digitally capture guest signatures at check-in.
"The current economy has created new challenges for hotels, and investing in the right technology is critical to success," said Tina Stehle, senior vice president and general manager of Agilysys Hospitality Solutions Group. "Our comprehensive software suite — with solutions for property management, point-of-sale, guest marketing and document management — will not only enable Cheeca Lodge & Spa to deliver an exceptional guest experience but also will improve efficiency and give the property a competitive edge."
The legendary Cheeca Lodge & Spa is located on 27 lush acres of beachfront property in Islamorada, Fla. Each of the 212 chic West Indies-styled rooms and suites offers luxe comfort and style and the amenities of a world-class resort. The property features three restaurants renowned for their cuisine and service, a beachfront bar, six tennis courts, a nine-hole golf course and a 5,000-square-foot conference center. The Spa at Cheeca Lodge includes six treatment rooms, poolside cabanas, an oceanside Tiki Hut for outdoor treatments and a state-of-the-art fitness studio. The Cheeca Lodge & Club, a members-only program, offers a private club area, exclusive club services and access to all the amenities and services of the resort year-round.
About Agilysys, Inc.
Agilysys is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions to corporate and public-sector customers, with special expertise in select markets, including retail and hospitality. The company uses technology — including hardware, software and services — to help customers resolve their most complicated IT needs. The company possesses expertise in enterprise architecture and high availability, infrastructure optimization, storage and resource management, identity management and business continuity; and provides industry-specific software, services and expertise to the retail and hospitality markets. Headquartered in Cleveland, Agilysys operates extensively throughout North America, with additional sales and support offices in the United Kingdom and China. For more information, visit www.agilysys.com.