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Infor to Offer Booker Online Scheduling, Powerful Reporting and Charge Posting for Spa and Activities
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 11, 2014–
Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced a partnership with Booker Software, a leading cloud-based platform that unifies operations and automates marketing to help service businesses run and grow successfully. Through this partnership, Infor will offer Booker solutions to its Hospitality base, which provides the tools to better manage day-to-day operations, and helps to streamline scheduling for spa, salon, golf, classes and other recreational activities on the property, enabling customers to maximize their revenue.
“Booker is committed to providing innovative booking tools that provide our customers with solutions to increase profits and enhance the guest experience,” said Josh McCarter, chief executive officer, Booker. “Infor’s Hospitality business is truly focused on the guest, and the partnership enables hotels to benefit from an integrated solution procured directly from Infor.”
Booker software offers hotel properties the ability to increase revenue opportunities with online booking of spa and salon services before guests arrive and while on property using mobile and tablet devices. The application offers intuitive scheduling, powerful reporting and anytime, anywhere access to manage the salon/spa. In addition, Booker also allows guests to book all property-managed recreational activities. Guest activity transactions can be paid for right through Booker’s integrated point of sale, or electronically routed to the guest’s account in Infor’s Hospitality Management Solution (HMS).
“Highly guest-centric hospitality properties are always trying to find new and innovative ways to enhance the overall experience,” said Bernard Ellis, vice president industry strategy, Infor Hospitality. “By providing 24/7 access to information and online booking tools for spa, salon and golf activities, property staff are able to engage in more successful-and lucrative-one-on-one interactions with their guests via the Booker solutions.”
Booker is transforming the way local services are managed by businesses and discovered by consumers. Booker powers customer and staff scheduling, CRM, and Point-of-Sale for a wide range of merchants across the Health, Wellness and Beauty categories. Booker’s platform enables merchants to “be bookable” whenever and wherever their customers want to schedule an appointment and helps keep those customers coming back frequently. Booker processes over one million appointments each month across 73 countries in 11 languages. Headquartered in New York City, Booker’s customers include thousands of local service businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies. For more information, visit www.booker.com.
Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise, helping 70,000 customers in more than 200 countries and territories improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, and with an innovative user experience design that is simple, transparent, and elegant. Infor provides flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.
Infor customers include:
- 19 of the top 20 aerospace companies
- 12 of the top 13 high tech companies
- 10 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies
- 21 of the 25 largest US health delivery networks
- 16 of the 20 largest US cities
- 84 of the top 100 automotive suppliers
- 31 of the top 50 industrial distributors
- 5 of the top 9 brewers
This announcement reflects the direction Infor may take with regard to the specific product(s) described herein, all of which is subject to change by Infor in its sole discretion, with or without notice to you. This announcement is not a commitment to you in any way and you should not rely on this document or any of its content in making any decision. Infor is not committing to develop or deliver any specified enhancement, upgrade, product or functionality, even if such is described in this announcement and even if such description is accompanied by words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “project,” “predict,” “should,” “will,” and/or similar expressions. Many factors can affect Infor’s product development plans and the nature, content and timing of future product releases, all of which remain in the sole discretion of Infor. This announcement, in whole or in part, may not be incorporated into any contractual agreement with Infor or its subsidiaries or affiliates. Infor expressly disclaims any liability with respect to this announcement.
Dan Barnhardt, 646-336-1731
Booker Software, Inc.
Deborah Szajngarten, 646-380-4041