ALPHARETTA, GA. — July 27, 2020 — Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, today announced the release of its new Agilysys Sales & Catering product, a powerful cloud-native, SaaS or On-premise sales & catering solution to manage groups and events, as the next member of the modern seamlessly integrated Agilysys PMS ecosystem.
Agilysys Sales & Catering is a comprehensive sales & event management system that provides powerful tools to hotels, conference centers and resorts of all sizes. With a complete view of every group and event, as well as guests throughout their entire stay, the system fully exposes the value of each guest and group across meeting and shoulder dates. With an easy-to-use, intuitive user interface, the solution enables event planners and sales teams to more efficiently sell, manage and service their clients.
Agilysys Sales & Catering is seamlessly integrated with the Agilysys suite of PMS solutions – Agilysys Stay, Agilysys LMS, Agilysys Visual One, and supports API integration for third party PMS solutions - allowing real time inventory and rate availability to manage and protect transient and group room availability. This allows for operators to maximize hotel revenue opportunities across all amenities. Group managers can create, manage and track contracts, companies and groups in the hotel’s own database and maintain complete ownership of their hard-earned marketing information for full dynamic marketing.
Group meeting planners and event hosts have access to a fully dynamic and easy to use portal to upload and manage reservations, events and special requests, allowing for personalization of every event at each property. With feature-rich Contract and Event Order functionality, meeting planners can create customized contracts, banquet event orders (BEO) and flexible deposit and payment options on the fly right from their mobile device.
Agilysys InfoGenesis POS integration to catering operations provides real-time, meaningful F&B menus, pricing and availability.
Agilysys Sales & Catering represents another addition to a continuously growing, robust ecosystem of Agilysys solutions. Its modern API framework enables seamless integrations for existing Agilysys customers, and with support for both SaaS and on-premise deployment options, Agilysys Sales & Catering offers the flexibility to support any IT framework.
“The market for event hosting is estimated to be $5 billion worldwide across the hospitality sector. Powered by our robust R&D and innovation engine, and supported by a customer-centric approach to implementation and support, Agilysys Sales & Catering is well positioned to take a commanding position in this space,” said Sridhar Laveti, Sr. Vice President of Established Products and Customer Support at Agilysys. “We continue to build out high ROI and value creating solutions as part of our industry-leading hospitality product suite that help our customers grow revenue, control operational expenses and delight guests at every interaction.”
Agilysys Sales & Catering is one of a collection of innovative and well-integrated suite of new products that Agilysys has introduced in its hospitality software solutions portfolio over the last year, including:
- Agilysys Spa - a modern spa management solution for independent spa operators as well as hotel and resort-based locations, that helps bring an exclusive spa experience to each and every guest. Modern, mobile software delivers an effortless check-in and staff scheduling process, while intuitive drag and drop appointment management helps maximize therapist and treatment room utilization. Operators can grow revenue with yield management insights that include real-time availability and optimized pricing, as well as the ability to book group services and manage retail items. And if your spa is part of a resort, it can integrate with your PMS and POS solutions, making it easy to share data across the enterprise.
- Agilysys Golf – a pro shop & course management solution for independent as well as hotel and resort courses brings guest-centric technology that allows staff more time to focus on creating personalized experiences for players, guests and members on the course. Whether organizing tournaments, scheduling and tracking tee times, managing the pro shop, directing staff or overseeing player experiences, Agilysys Golf provides reliable golf management efficiency. And if your course is part of a resort, it can integrate with your PMS and POS solutions, making it easy to share data across the enterprise; accessing player information, including personal preferences, play histories and handicaps.
- rGuest Book - a commission-free, direct channel, easy-to-use reservation system that is designed to move guests effortlessly through the booking process for room reservations, spa appointments, and golf tee-times. With real-time availability and the ability to offer room upgrades and service enhancements, rGuest Book helps drive increased revenue while lowering costs.
Agilysys continues to deliver innovative hospitality technology solutions to help our customers create and manage exceptional guest experiences that grow revenue, improve guest loyalty, and create operational efficiencies across enterprises.
Agilysys has been a leader in hospitality software for more than 40 years, delivering innovative guest-centric technology solutions for gaming, hotels, resorts and cruise, corporate foodservice management, restaurants, universities, healthcare, and sports and entertainment. Agilysys offers the most comprehensive software solutions in the industry, including point-of-sale (POS), property management (PMS), inventory and procurement, payments, and related applications, to manage the entire guest journey. Agilysys is known for its leadership in hospitality, its broad product offerings and its customer-centric service. Some of the largest hospitality companies around the world use Agilysys solutions to help improve guest loyalty, drive revenue growth and increase operational efficiencies. Agilysys operates across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and India with headquarters located in Alpharetta, GA.
For more information, visit www.agilysys.com.
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