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Jun 25, 2014

Agilysys Point-of-Sale Solution Will Enhance Efficiency, Guest Service At New Malana Hotel Brand

ALPHARETTA, GA. — June 25, 2014 — Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative hospitality software solutions and services, today announced that HotelWorks Development has selected the Agilysys InfoGenesis™ POS system to streamline operations and enhance guest service at its new Malana Hotel brand. The first property to use the point-of-sale solution will be the Malana Hotel & Suites in Cotulla, Texas, scheduled to open this summer.

"The Malana brand is all about personalized service, so we wanted software that would facilitate and enhance the guest experience," said Bob Zachariah, president and chief executive officer of HotelWorks Development, which owns and manages Malana Hotels & Suites. "The InfoGenesis POS system combines an intuitive user interface with powerful reporting and configuration tools, which will enable us to provide exceptional guest service. The system is also easy to integrate with other applications, and its scalability will allow us to expand to other prototypes with food and beverage differentiator options. We look forward to working with Agilysys as we embark on the opening of this innovative new brand."

InfoGenesis POS is an award-winning point-of-sale solution designed to serve guests more effectively while enhancing efficiency and profitability. The flexible system is easy to set up, and its scalable architecture enables customers to add workstations without having to build out expensive infrastructure. The software, which integrates easily with other applications, is designed to process transactions in the highest volume environments without any loss of performance at the point of sale. Rare offline capabilities allow the POS terminal to continue to perform well during intermittent server or network outages. Other features include packages and prix fixe menus, signature capture and multi-language capability. InfoGenesis Flex, which offers POS functionality on the Windows® 8 tablet, provides a feature-rich mobile experience for foodservice operations. InfoGenesis POS is available as an on-premise or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution.

"The InfoGenesis POS solution, which has a successful track record at many of the world’s leading hotels, is ideally suited to the needs of the Malana brand," said Tony Ross, vice president of sales at Agilysys. "The system's flexibility and functionality not only will enable the property’s food and beverage operations to operate at peak efficiency, but also will allow the hotel to capitalize on revenue opportunities and create lasting connections with guests. We are delighted to partner with HotelWorks Development to bring our state-of-the-art point-of-sale solution to this new hotel brand and look forward to a long and productive relationship."

HotelWorks Development, headquartered in Austin, Texas, has created the Malana Hotels & Suites brand, a hotel concept that merges personalized service, modern design and convenient technology. Malana Hotels & Suites will feature comfortably designed guest rooms with luxury bedding and towels,  refrigerators and microwaves in every room, fitness center, 24/7 deli, salt water pool and full-service business center. Malana properties also will feature an online concierge, smart phone concierge app, fiber optic wiring and robust WiFi. The first Malana property, Malana Hotels & Suites in Cotulla, Texas, will open in summer 2014.

About Agilysys
Agilysys is a leading developer and marketer of proprietary enterprise software, services and solutions to the hospitality industry. The company specializes in market-leading point-of-sale, property management, inventory & procurement, workforce management and mobile & wireless solutions that are designed to streamline operations, improve efficiency and enhance the guest experience. Agilysys serves casinos, resorts, hotels, foodservice venues, stadiums and cruise lines. Agilysys operates extensively throughout North America, Europe and Asia, with corporate services located in Alpharetta, GA, and offices in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia. For more information, visit 

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