Source: IDS NEXT

IDS Next, a leading global provider of next-generation technology solutions for the hotel industry, today released their list of new clients in the coveted emerging markets of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, signing a total of 36 new deals in February 2019.

With the explosion of travel into emerging markets, IDS Next has been positioned as the hotel industry's first choice in technology solutions for Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. For decades, IDS Next has demonstrated unrivalled domain expertise as a provider of leading-edge solutions that optimize operational costs, increase revenues, and surpass guest engagement goals for hotels in all market segments, whether enterprise or single property. Their line of innovative solutions include highly integrated hotel management software, restaurant management software, central reservations, hotel channel management, and mobile apps.

"The future of growth in emerging markets is tremendous," explains Binu Mathews, CEO of IDS Next. "New generations of travelers are seeking out authentic, exotic experiences and leaving behind the once trendy, "Euro Trip" destinations. They are exploring Egypt, Sri Lanka, and Morocco. With news of at least 20 new hotels in the pipeline for South Africa, companies with global targeting need to take advantage of the dramatic opportunities for revenue growth in hospitality in the emerging markets of Africa, India, the Middle East and APAC. Those that deliver innovative solutions combined with client-centered, 24/7 support service in local languages, and a deep understanding of how to foster the sales relationship with different cultures will be the ones to watch."

In February 2019, IDS Next successfully closed deals in the following countries:

  • 22 deals signed in India including Mayfair Raipur, Ocean Pearl Mangalore, Godrej Tree Club Mumbai & Basilica, Panchagani
  • 6 deals signed in Sri Lanka including Arangala Forest Lodge and Galawilla Boutique Hotel & Spa
  • 1 deal signed in Nepal at Hotel Sabrina
  • 1 deal signed in Rwanda with La Palme Hotel
  • 2 deals signed in Ethiopia with Infini Coffee Bar and Dallol Resort Hotel & Spa
  • 1 deal signed in Kenya at Maiyan Resort, Nanyuki
  • 2 deals signed in the UAE including Spark Residence Hotel Apartments

IDS Next software and technology solutions are trusted by over 4800+ hotels in 40 countries across South Asia, South-East Asia, Africa, Middle East, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Oceania. Consistently at the forefront of innovation, IDS Next's team is determined to empower the hotel industry in emerging markets to exceed their operational and guest engagement goals.

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About IDS Next

Founded in 1987, IDS Next became India's largest hotel software company in its first decade of operations and Asia's largest in 2009.

Today, IDS Next is the leading provider of smart hotel software across Southeast Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Middle East, Africa, and Oceania, serving over 6,000 customers in 45 countries with $10 million in daily transactions and 300,000 daily check-ins.

With the goal to redefine the way hotels operate through smart software solutions, IDS Next has been a trusted technology partner and preferred supplier to the international hospitality industry.

From contactless check-in, front desk, guest request and housekeeping management to payroll, finance, inventory management and procurement, IDS Next's award-winning software automates and streamlines front and back-office hotel operations, making sure all departments are covered.

With an open API approach, IDS Next integrates with over 100 of the world's leading, best-in-breed technology partners to ensure hotel operations run smoothly and securely to complement a hotel's existing systems and solutions.

Available in single modules and as an all-in-one solution, IDS Next's smart hotel software is designed by hoteliers for hoteliers through the company's in-house development team comprising 135 hospitality technology professionals and supported 24/7 by 90 customer services agents in 30 languages.

With all software PA DSS certified, front-of-house solutions GDPR compliant, and the business ISO 27001 certified, IDS Next's smart software solutions are accredited, certified, and compliant with the industry's most stringent standards for data protection and security.

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