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PAR Springer-Miller Announces Availability of New Suite of Mobile Hospitality Apps Beginning with SMS|Host Anywhere™ Powered by Glad to Have You™
New Hartford, NY – December 17, 2013 – PAR Springer-Miller Systems, Inc. (PSMS) – a wholly owned subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE:PAR) and the leading provider of guest-centric hospitality management systems today announces the availability of their new suite of mobile hospitality apps, beginning with the release of check-in and check-out solution, SMS|Host Anywhere™ powered by Glad to Have You™ the leading provider of mobile hospitality and Guest Management Solutions.
The partnership between PAR Springer-Miller and Glad to Have You has resulted in an innovative line of integrated mobile solutions that allow a property to truly realize the potential of mobile in hospitality. The first release on a platform that will encompass solutions for all of PAR Springer-Miller’s industy-leading software solutions, SMS|Host Anywhere allows for resort or hotel staff to get out from behind the front desk and operate from anywhere on the property to better serve guests at all times.
The curbside check-in and check-out of SMS|Host Anywhere benefits staff by meeting all of their needs with one solution, including initiating new room keys, processing payments, modifying reservations, searching for arrivals and departures and many more valuable operational features.
The new SMS|Host Anywhere app compliments Glad to Have You’s Guest Management System™, a customizable mobile platform designed specifically for the hospitality industry that enables property managers to relay customized details such as property information and destination guidebooks to each guest through a custom mobile app, emails, and push notifications via their mobile device. PAR Springer-Miller has signed an agreement with Glad to Have You to distribute the Guest Management System to their hotel and resort clients. The tools provided with the Guest Management System™ eliminate paper use and labor-intensive communications for the property manager, which help to increase operational speed and efficiency while delivering a better experience for guests.
Combined, these two systems offer much greater functionality including simple, yet comprehensive ways to communicate important information to guests and to staff. By operating on a mobile platform, property managers can more efficiently manage their guest and property information at all times while on the go.
“We are excited to be partnering with PAR Springer-Miller Systems to deliver a world-class platform for clients using our integrated solutions.” said Jason Sprenkle, Co-CEO of Glad to Have You. “We are proud of the creative and innovative technologies our teams are bringing to market, and we are excited about what this partnership can do for clients and the hospitality industry in the years to come.”
“The teams from Glad to Have You and PAR Springer-Miller truly pushed the boundaries of ‘what if…’ when it came to visioning our joint mobile offering,” commented Larry Hall, President and CEO of PAR Springer-Miller Systems. “By leveraging Glad to Have You and their mobile expertise and our depth of experience in hotel/resort operations, we created an innovative suite of products that advance the value proposition and adoption of mobile services in the global hotel industry.”
About PAR Technology Corporation
PAR Technology Corporation’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PAR. PAR’s Hospitality segment has been a leading provider of restaurant and retail technology for more than 30 years. PAR offers technology solutions for the full spectrum of restaurant operations, from large chain and independent table service restaurants to international quick service chains. PAR’s Hospitality business also provides hotel 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 a leading management application specifically designed to support the unique needs of the resort spa and day spa markets, a rapidly growing hospitality segment. Products from PAR also can be found in retailers, cinemas, cruise lines, stadiums and food service companies. PAR’s Government Business is a leader in providing computer-based system design, engineering and technical services to the Department of Defense and various federal agencies. Visit www.partech.com for more information.