PAR Springer-MillerSystems, Inc. (PSMS) - a wholly owned subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation(NYSE:PAR) and the leading provider of guest-centric hospitality managementsystems today announces the availability of their new suite of mobilehospitality apps, beginning with the release of check-in and check-outsolution, SMS|Host Anywhere™ powered by Glad to Have You™ the leading providerof mobile hospitality and Guest Management Solutions.
The partnership between PARSpringer-Miller and Glad to Have You has resulted in an innovative line ofintegrated mobile solutions that allow a property to truly realize thepotential of mobile in hospitality. The first release on a platform that willencompass solutions for all of PAR Springer-Miller’s industy-leading softwaresolutions, SMS|Host Anywhere allows for resort or hotel staff to get out frombehind the front desk and operate from anywhere on the property to better serveguests at all times.
The curbside check-in andcheck-out of SMS|Host Anywhere benefits staff by meeting all of their needswith one solution, including initiating new room keys, processing payments,modifying reservations, searching for arrivals and departures and many morevaluable operational features.
The new SMS|Host Anywhereapp compliments Glad to Have You’s Guest Management System™, a customizablemobile platform designed specifically for the hospitality industry that enablesproperty managers to relay customized details such as property information anddestination guidebooks to each guest through a custom mobile app, emails, andpush notifications via their mobile device. PAR Springer-Miller has signed anagreement with Glad to Have You to distribute the Guest Management System totheir hotel and resort clients. The tools provided with the Guest ManagementSystem™ eliminate paper use and labor-intensive communications for the propertymanager, which help to increase operational speed and efficiency whiledelivering a better experience for guests.
Combined, these two systemsoffer much greater functionality including simple, yet comprehensive ways tocommunicate important information to guests and to staff. By operating on amobile platform, property managers can more efficiently manage their guest andproperty information at all times while on the go.
"We are excited to bepartnering with PAR Springer-Miller Systems to deliver a world-class platformfor clients using our integrated solutions." said Jason Sprenkle, Co-CEOof Glad to Have You. "We are proud of the creative and innovativetechnologies our teams are bringing to market, and we are excited about whatthis partnership can do for clients and the hospitality industry in the yearsto come.”
“The teams from Glad toHave You and PAR Springer-Miller truly pushed the boundaries of ‘what if…’ whenit came to visioning our joint mobile offering,” commented Larry Hall,President and CEO of PAR Springer-Miller Systems. “By leveraging Glad to HaveYou and their mobile expertise and our depth of experience in hotel/resortoperations, we created an innovative suite of products that advance the valueproposition and adoption of mobile services in the global hotel industry.”
About PAR Springer-Miller
Since 1984, PARSpringer-Miller Systems, Inc. has earned its reputation as experts in theoperation and development of guest-centric hospitality technology systems. Thecompany pioneered guest-centric property management systems with the SMS|Host®Hospitality Management System. They also offer SpaSoft®, the leading solutionfor dynamic activities management/scheduling, specifically designed to meet theunique needs of resorts, day spas, and medi-spas. Boasting some of the world’smost exclusive resorts and hotels as customers, they are now revolutionizingthe industry with the ATRIO hospitality technology platform. ATRIO is moving hospitality to The Cloud, anew user experience and to a new business paradigm. Visit http://www.atrio.comfor more information.
About PAR TechnologyCorporation
PAR TechnologyCorporation's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbolPAR. PAR’s Hospitality segment has beena leading provider of restaurant and retail technology for more than 30 years. PAR offers technology solutions for the fullspectrum of restaurant operations, from large chain and independent tableservice restaurants to international quick service chains. PAR’s Hospitality business also provideshotel management systems with a complete suite of powerful tools for guest management,recreation management, and timeshare/condo management. In addition, PAR offers the spa industry aleading management application specifically designed to support the uniqueneeds of the resort spa and day spa markets, a rapidly growing hospitalitysegment. Products from PAR also can befound in retailers, cinemas, cruise lines, stadiums and food service companies.PAR’s Government Business is a leader in providing computer-based systemdesign, engineering and technical services to the Department of Defense andvarious federal agencies. Visit www.partech.com for more information.