Kimpton Hotels to Standardize on Hotel Information Systems’ epitome Enterprise, the Next-Gen Solution for Lodging

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ — Hotel Information Systems, a division of MAI Systems Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: MAIY) announces it has entered into a definitive agreement to implement its epitome Enterprise Solution at Kimpton Hotels.

epitome Enterprise, the industry’s first Internet-native, end-to-end enterprise solution, enables Kimpton Hotels to centralize rate, availability and guest information. With the epitome Enterprise Solution, Kimpton Hotels can consolidate information throughout their enterprise and implement true real-time central reservations for the chain’s corporate reservations office and Web site, including seamless connectivity to external reservation channels such as Global Distribution Systems and the many new Internet distribution channels all from one central system, securely accessible from anywhere via the Internet.

The solutions selected by Kimpton include Central Reservation Management, Central Rate and Availability Management, Distribution Channel Management, Central Guest Management and Web Reservation Management, all in one Internet- native application. Kimpton Hotels have already successfully installed 4 sites with Hotel Information Systems’ epitome Property Management System. Kimpton will be aggressively Completing the installation of all sites throughout their portfolio within the near future.

Alan Baer, Vice President and Controller at Kimpton Hotels commented, “Our hotels will now be able to manage guest, rate, and availability information centrally, allowing us to have greater visibility and control of our operations. Hotel Information Systems’ epitome Enterprise Solution will also provide the critical tools for management to access centralized data, which enables our corporation to have up-to-the-minute performance analysis, to make pro-active decisions that will positively impact our properties’ revenues and bottom lines, leading to greater success.”

“These solutions will enable Kimpton Hotels to deliver more efficient guest service, optimize revenue and streamline management. We are extremely proud of the trust that Kimpton has placed in our company and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship,” stated Jim Dolan, Chief Financial and Operating Officer for Hotel Information Systems.

About Kimpton Hotels

Kimpton is a San Francisco-based company known for its collection of stylish boutique hotels that are coupled with bustling chef-driven restaurants. Founded in 1981, the company currently operates 39 hotels and restaurants across the United States and Canada. Kimpton’s combination of boutique-style, four-star service and an adjacent destination restaurant has proven a great success. Kimpton’s signature elements are care, comfort, style, flavor and fun. For more information, please visit or call 1-800-Kimpton.

About Hotel Information Systems

Hotel Information Systems, Inc is a wholly owned subsidiary of MAI Systems Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: MAIY) . Hotel Information Systems provides total enterprise management solutions, improving critical operations and profitability for glObal hotel organizations. For a complete demonstration or additional information about epitome Enterprise Solutions, please contact a Hotel Information Systems Client Solutions Representative at 1-800-497-0532 or visit the Hotel Information Systems Web site at

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