Magnuson to launch low cost hotel reservation system in US
January 8, 2014
Magnuson Worldwide, the world’s largest hotel services organisation, today announced it intends to launch a low cost global hotel reservation system in the US January 16 at the HEDNA Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association Conference in New Orleans.
Launched in the UK last October, the CRS1 platform will be made available in the USA to selected metro market hotels, and will offer flat fees per transaction with volume based pricing. Magnuson states that hotels utilising commonly provided legacy hotel reservation systems will be able to reduce CRS transaction costs up to 90%.
The CRS1 system offers a free hotel property management system, PMS1, with no monthly fees, no monthly minimums, and no long-term contracts.
CRS1 offers hotels the ability to make instant rate and availability changes to a complete global distribution of GDS channels Sabre, Amadeus, Worldspan, Apollo, Pegasus as well as direct connections to Google Hotel Finder, Expedia, Booking.com, GlobalHotelExchange.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
CRS1 is certified to interface with major PMS systems Micros, MSI, Infor by SoftBrands, Maestro, Agilysys, Inn Quest, RezStream, Rezovation, Lodgical Solutions, Innsoft, AutoClerk, Resort Data Processing, SoftHotel and RSI.
About Magnuson Worldwide:
Headquartered in London UK and Spokane WA, Magnuson Worldwide is the world’s largest hotel services organisation. Magnuson Worldwide’s holdings include Global Hotel Exchange, CRS1 and Magnuson Hotels-the world’s largest independent hotel group. Magnuson Worldwide’s core focus is low cost reservation technology and hotel brand marketing, and currently connects with nearly 50% of the world lodging supply across 200 countries.