STOWE, VT — AUGUST 31, 2010 — PAR Springer Miller Systems Inc. (PSMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE: PTC) and the leading provider of guest-centric hospitality management systems, announces that the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba, Jordan, has selected the SpaSoft Spa and Activity management system for its second Zara Spa.
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba is a striking new property nestled on the Red Sea bay’s warm, palm-fringed shores and yet just 15 minutes from the city centre of Aqaba and one hour away from the historical Petra and breathtaking desert of Wadi Rum.
This lavish resort offering Mövenpick’s legendary Swiss hospitality and service is situated in an exclusive residential community comprising a marina, hotel and residential accommodation, restaurants and retail shops and boutiques.
“The selection of SpaSoft Spa and Activity Management System for Zara Spa at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba is in line with our goal to apply the best systems in running our business,” said Lina Khasawneh, Information Systems Manager at Zara Investment Holding, Owner of the hotel.
Khasawneh added, “our successful track record with SpaSoft at Zara Spa Dead Sea was a decisive factor in our selection. SpaSoft supports an extensive interface with our hotel’s Property Management system (PMS); it also provides other capabilities that meet our business needs”.
“ZARA Spa at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba, the first stand alone Spa in Aqaba, is following in the footsteps of Zara Spa at the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea, which is also using SpaSoft to manage their #1 ranked 2009 Destination Spa by Cond? Nast. It offers an extensive menu of treatments that include a combination of traditional and state of the art techniques offering guests a truly authentic experience” remarked Brigitte Diem-Guy, General Manager of SpaSoft.
“We hold our relationship with Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts in high regard because of their strong commitment to offer the most expansive and sophisticated spa experience,” added Diem-Guy. “SpaSoft’s unique booking engine, advanced resource scheduling, inventory, yield management and reporting tools support this mission and are the backbone of their robust spa business.”
About Mövenpick Resort & SpaTala Bay Aqaba
The Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay is located in Tala Bay Aqaba, a new and exclusive residential community on the southern shores of the Red Sea including a marina, various residential and hotel accommodations, restaurants, retail shops and boutiques. The area is situated 15 minutes from the city centre of Aqaba, 1 hour away from the historical city of Petra and Wadi Rum, while King Hussein International Airport is only 25 minutes away.
The resort’s 306 spacious and modern rooms, including 145 family rooms, various suites and two Grand Suites share a generous and modern design and light-colored furnishings and enjoy spectacular Mountain and Red Sea views.
The resort introduces Jordan’s first purpose-built family bedrooms with separate bedrooms for parents and for children.
The resort’s meeting and conference facilities are designed to suit every need including parties, meetings, seminars, lunches and dinners for groups or individuals as well as incentive packages.
In addition to the resort’s excellent gastronomic facilities, beach and poolside theme nights are available venues which radiate a creative, comfortable and inspiring atmosphere and guarantee the success of any event.
A wide range of leisure activities including a diving centre, an amphitheatre, a shopping arcade and a children’s activities centre with its own swimming pool.
Zara Spa at Tala Bay is the second spa after the immense success of Zara Spa at the Mövenpick Resort Dead Sea and comprises of 11 treatment rooms, specializing in a wide variety of treatments and therapies, a hairdresser, a nail studio as well as a fully equipped gym.
Guests’ culinary needs are taken care of with an all-day-dining restaurant, an Italian specialty restaurant, and a bayside al fresco restaurant as well as various bars including: a Lobby Lounge, bar and terrace, Chill-Out Bar with veranda, a Shisha terrace, a Fun Pub and Terrace and a Poolside Bar.
About SpaSoft/PAR Springer-Miller Systems
An industry-standard for more than 15 years, SpaSoft is a fully integrated, dynamic activities management/scheduling software solution, specifically designed to meet the unique needs of the wellness and spa industry. SpaSoft‘s integrated offering includes resource management, activity scheduling, Web Booking, group management, yield/revenue management and forecasting, club membership, inventory management, PA DSS validated point-of-sale, business and financial reporting and analysis, Loyalty Program functionality as well as client management and history. SpaSoft is one of the many products offered by PAR Systems-Miller Systems Inc, the leading provider of hospitality management solutions. The extensive product line offered by PSMS meets the technology needs of all types of hospitality enterprises including city-center hotels, destination spa and golf properties, timeshare properties and casino resorts worldwide. For more information on PAR Springer-Miller Systems, visit our website at www.springermiller.com.
About PAR Technology Corporation
PAR Technology Corporation creates and markets products that help hospitality operators around the world to better manage money, materials, people and the guest experience. PAR has provided hardware, software and services to the world’s largest restaurant chains and their franchisees for almost 30 years. Today the Company’s extensive offering includes technology solutions for the full spectrum of hospitality operations, from boutique hotels and independent table service restaurants to international QSR chains, all backed by PAR’s global service network. The Company has over 50,000 installations in 105 countries worldwide. PAR is also a leader in providing computer-based system design and engineering services to the Department of Defense and Federal Government Agencies. PAR Technology Corporation’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PTC. For more information visit the Company’s website at www.partech.com.