Scotland’s leading independent leisure operator selects market-leading MICROS technologies for its growing portfolio of restaurants, bars, clubs, cinemas and hotels
London, England – May 15, 2012 – MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that G1 Group plc, a leading leisure operator in Scotland, has selected MICROS as its technology partner for its estate of restaurants, bars, clubs, cinemas and hotels. All 40 of the G1 outlets will implement MICROS RES, MICROS Materials Control, MICROS Enterprise Management, MICROS XBR Loss Prevention, and rugged MICROS point-of-sale hardware. The G1 hotels will implement MICROS OPERA, with its largest sites utilising Mobile MICROS.
To manage the various operating environments within the G1 estate, MICROS RES provides a complete, robust and dependable point-of-service solution that adapts to different types of restaurants, including table service, quick service, hotel food service and nightclubs. Mobile MICROS will provide G1 maximum speed of service and full support for integrated Chip & PIN payment.
Above-store, an integrated suite of MICROS technologies provides managers at G1 with improved visibility and control of day-to-day operations. MICROS Materials Control allows more efficient management of all inventory items within the business, from food to hotel linens. MICROS Enterprise Management supports the centralised configuration and management of product and pricing across the estate, while business intelligence is optimised with the web-based mymicros.net solution. To complete the offering, MICROS XBR provides an estate-wide loss prevention system to analyse employee trends and maximise profitability.
The group’s expanding hotel portfolio will implement MICROS OPERA, the world’s most popular property management system. OPERA will provide G1 Group with a single, centralised system for managing room reservations and conference and banquet facilities throughout its entire portfolio.
“With G1 Group continuing to grow, we needed to absolutely make sure that our technology infrastructure matched the needs of the company,” stated David McDowall, Group Operations Director at G1 Group. “MICROS is the perfect choice to help us continue to expand our business and we are looking forward to partnering with them.”
“We are honoured to be selected by G1 Group as its exclusive technology partner,” stated Matthew Parker, Director of Sales at MICROS-Fidelio UK. “G1 Group is one of the most ambitious and exciting hospitality service operators in the UK, and we are very much looking forward to contributing to its future success and growth.”
About G1 Group
Winner of the 2012 Publican Award for Best Managed Pub Company, G1 Group owns over 40 venues throughout Scotland, ranging from restaurants, bars, clubs, cinemas and hotels. With venues in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth and St Andrews, G1 Group continues to be the number one independent leisure operator in Scotland.
About MICROS Systems, Inc.
MICROS Systems, Inc. provides enterprise applications for the hospitality and retail industries worldwide. Over 330,000 MICROS systems are currently installed in table and quick service restaurants, hotels, motels, casinos, leisure and entertainment, and retail operations in more than 180 countries, and on all seven continents. In addition, MICROS provides property management systems, central reservation and customer information solutions under the brand MICROS-Fidelio for more than 26,000 hotels worldwide, as well as point-of-sale, loss prevention, and cross-channel functionality through its MICROS-Retail division for more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide. MICROS stock is traded through NASDAQ under the symbol MCRS.
For more information on MICROS and its advanced information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, please call 01753 501629. Alternatively, visit www.micros-fidelio.co.uk.
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