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Capella Hotels and Resorts Selects Agilysys for Point-of-Sale Solution


Luxury Properties in Austria and Ireland Implement InfoGenesis POS™ by Agilysys

BOCA RATON, Fla. – March 27, 2008 – Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software solutions, announced today that Capella Hotels and Resorts, headquartered in Atlanta, has selected InfoGenesis POS™ by Agilysys to streamline food and beverage operations at two of its world-class destination properties — Capella Castlemartyr in County Cork, Ireland and Schloss Velden in Velden, Austria. The system will interface with each hotel’s property management system using Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG) protocol.

InfoGenesis POS is a flexible, robust and enterprise-ready point-of-sale solution that combines powerful reporting and configuration capabilities with an easy-to-use 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. Real-time access to information enables food and beverage managers to provide more efficient service and reduce potential losses. Features of the system include:

  • Sorting, filtering and grouping options that enable staff to locate information quickly and easily;
  • Organizational controls that allow staff to monitor configuration changes in the system;
  • Real-time reporting capabilities that enable properties to create customized reports, review guest spending patterns and reduce costs; and
  • Encryption tools that ensure guest data is safe and secure.

“We were looking for a flexible and reliable point-of-sale solution for our food and beverage operation, and InfoGenesis POS provided exactly what we needed,” said Peter Schoch, vice president of food and beverage for Capella Hotels and Resorts. “The solution’s functionality, reliability and seamless integration with other software systems will enable us to streamline operations and deliver the high quality of experience our guests have come to expect.”

“The InfoGenesis POS solution has a track record of success at major hotel and resort properties around the world and is perfectly suited to the needs of Capella Castlemartyr and Schloss Velden,” said Tina Stehle, senior vice president and general manager of Agilysys Hospitality Solutions. “The system’s many features will enable the food and beverage operations at each hotel to operate at peak efficiency while allowing the properties to capitalize on revenue opportunities.”

Capella Hotels and Resorts serves today’s top-tier travelers and residential property owners and is setting a new standard in the hospitality industry. Capella promises the unique benefits of the finest boutique hotels — including superb architecture and interior design, privacy, individualized service and attention to detail — combined with the amenities and activities of the world’s great luxury hotels and resorts. Capella, led by founder Horst Schulze, is a brand focused on customer choice, and offers selections no other hotel company in the world can match. Capella is opening world-class properties in gateway cities and high-profile resort destinations around the world, including: Capella Telluride in Telluride, Colo.; Capella Singapore on Sentosa Island; Breidenbacher Hof in Düsseldorf, Germany; Capella Bahia Maroma in Riviera Maya, Mexico; Capella Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Capella Castlemartyr in Cork, Ireland; Capella Dunboy Castle in Castletownbere, Ireland; and Schloss Velden in Velden, Austria.

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 Boca Raton, Fla., Agilysys operates extensively throughout North America, with additional sales offices in the United Kingdom and China. For more information, visit

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