Sporting Venues and Hotels Rely on Agilysys for Efficiency, Streamlined Operations
ATLANTA — July 30, 2012 — For the next two weeks, Agilysys (Nasdaq: AGYS) software solutions will be used extensively throughout London and the United Kingdom, as sporting venues and hotels rely on Agilysys technology to streamline operations, improve efficiency and enhance guest service.
More than a thousand point-of-sale terminals in food outlets and concessions throughout London and the surrounding area will be using Agilysys InfoGenesis™ POS software during the upcoming international athletic events. The NEC Group, a Birmingham-based venue management company, recently selected Agilysys as its point-of-sale solutions provider. The NEC Group operates four world-class venues: the National Exhibition Centre, the International Convention Centre, LG Arena and the National Indoor Arena. It also operates a national ticketing agency, The Ticket Factory, and award-winning prestige caterer Amadeus, premium caterers at events and venues across the United Kingdom, including the Scottish Open and RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.
Other venues using Agilysys point-of-sale technology include: ExCeL London, which will host boxing, fencing, judo, table tennis, taekwondo, weightlifting and wrestling; Lord's Cricket Ground, hosting archery; North Greenwich Arena, hosting basketball, gymnastics and trampolining; and Old Trafford Stadium, hosting football. Many of these venues will utilize Agilysys contactless payment options, which can reduce operational costs, boost profit margins and improve the guest experience.
In addition, hoteliers throughout the region will rely on Agilysys software systems to ensure smooth delivery of services. The company's solutions for property management, point-of-sale, inventory and procurement and document management are found in large hotels, upscale resorts and boutique properties in London and throughout the United Kingdom. These Agilysys solutions will enable guests from around the world to check in and check out quickly and efficiently.
"As the world looks to the United Kingdom during the next two weeks, we are proud of our role in helping venues there deliver superior service," said Jim Dennedy, president and chief executive officer of Agilysys. "We have a dedicated team of employees who have worked hard to ensure that our systems are ready for peak demand. We are well prepared for our products and support to reflect the quality of service our customers expect as they host visitors from around the world."
Agilysys is a leading developer and marketer of proprietary enterprise software, services and solutions to the hospitality and retail industries. The company specializes in market-leading point-of-sale, property management, inventory and procurement, and mobile and wireless solutions that are designed to streamline operations, improve efficiency and enhance the consumer's experience. Agilysys serves casinos, resorts, hotels, foodservice venues, stadiums, cruise lines, grocery stores, convenience stores, general and specialty retail businesses and partners. Agilysys operates extensively throughout North America, with additional sales and support offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore and Hong Kong. For more information, visit www.agilysys.com.
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Beth McClure, Agilysys, 805-692-6356, firstname.lastname@example.org