|[February 18, 2015]
Spooky Nook Sports Selects Comprehensive Suite from Agilysys to Streamline Operations, Enhance Guest Experience
Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative hospitality
software solutions and services, today announced that Spooky Nook
Sports, in Manheim, Penn., has selected a comprehensive suite of
Agilysys solutions to streamline efficiency and enhance guest service in
its 700,00-square-foot sports facility and soon-to-open hotel and
restaurant. Spooky Nook Sports, the largest indoor sports complex in
North America and home to the U.S. Women's National Field Hockey Team,
will use Agilysys solutions for property management, point-of-sale and
inventory and procurement. The property's new 135-room hotel and
225-seat restaurant are scheduled to open this spring.
"The Agilysys suite will play an important role in our ability to manage
our large and diverse operation - including a hotel, restaurant, bar,
sports facility and retail outlet - and deliver an outstanding guest
experience," said Mike Messina, general manager at Spooky Nook Sports.
"I've successfully used the Agilysys solutions at other properties and
particularly value their functionality and reporting features. In
addition, with seamlessly integrated modules, data flow is fast and
efficient, and the systems' ease of use minimizes staff training time.
I'm confident that the benefits we will gain from deploying these
solutions will streamline our entire operation and enhance our market
position as a premier destination venue."
Spooky Nook Sports will use the following Agilysys software solutions:
One™ PMS, a comprehensive and fully integrated property
management system that offers a wide range of features and
functionality, including front office operations, guest history,
housekeeping, reservations management and more. Its user-friendly
screens are laid out in a logical and understandable format with
quick-feature icons and drag-and-drop capabilities. The software,
which runs on a Microsoft (News - Alert)® SQL Server® database, has optinal modules
for accounting, activities, club management, comp accounting, condo
accounting, guest marketing, sales and catering, and spa management.
POS, an award-winning point-of-sale solution that combines
powerful reporting and configuration capabilities in the back office
with an easy-to-use touchscreen terminal application. Designed for
multi-unit operations common in hospitality environments, the system
can manage any combination of dining, bar service and retail
operations. InfoGenesis POS features real-time reporting capabilities,
packages and prix fixe menus, signature capture and multi-language
capability. It interfaces with a wide range of host systems, such as
gift card and guest management solution providers, and is available as
an on-premise or hosted application.
a full-featured inventory and procurement system designed specifically
for the hospitality and foodservice industries. Along with its core
purchasing, inventory, recipe, forecasting, production and sales
analysis functions, the system also offers modules for buffet
management, catering, cycle planning, nutrition and retail management.
The modular structure allows customers to construct the exact set of
features they need - whether it is an enterprise-wide solution for
multiple sites or a single-site system for multiple functions. The
solution also offers more than 400 standard reports, which enable
purchasing staff to make more informed and intelligent business
"Hospitality venues that want to remain competitive must implement
technology that not only enhances efficiency and productivity but also
helps staff deliver outstanding guest service," said Michael
Buckham-White, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Agilysys.
"Our Visual One suite is ideal for small to mid-sized hotels that want a
flexible yet fully integrated property management system, while the
InfoGenesis POS and Eatec systems work together to offer a complete
solution for managing food and beverage and retail operations. These
systems address the entire guest lifecycle and will help the Spooky Nook
Sports complex - including the venue's new hotel and restaurant -
streamline operations, provide seamless service and create lasting
connections with guests."
Located near Lancaster, Penn., Spooky Nook Sports is the largest indoor
sports complex in North America. The 700,000-square-foot facility
provides regulation courts and playing fields for more than a dozen
sports, including basketball, football, baseball, softball, volleyball,
tennis, soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, futsal, fencing and martial
arts. It also features a climbing center, fitness center, sports
performance center, food court, arcade and event and meeting space,
making it a premier destination for clubs, tournaments and competitions.
The venue's 135-room hotel, Warehouse Hotel at the Nook, and
225-seat restaurant, Forklift and Palate, are scheduled to open
in Spring 2015.
Agilysys is a leading developer and marketer of software-enabled
solutions and services to the hospitality industry. The company
specializes in market-leading point-of-sale (POS), property management,
inventory and procurement, workforce management, analytics, document
management and mobile and wireless solutions. These solutions are
designed to streamline operations, improve efficiency, increase guest
recruitment and wallet share, and enhance the overall guest experience.
Agilysys serves four major market sectors: Gaming, both corporate and
tribal; Hotels, Resorts and Cruise; Foodservice Management; and
Restaurants, Universities, Stadia and Healthcare. A significant portion
of the company's consolidated revenue is derived from contract support,
maintenance and subscription services. Agilysys operates extensively
throughout North America, Europe and Asia, with corporate services
located in Alpharetta, GA, and offices in Singapore, Hong Kong and
Malaysia. For more information, visit www.agilysys.com.
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