Agilysys Announces Latest Version of Visual One Software Suite

Wed Jan 9, 2013 8:00am EST

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Comprehensive Solution Includes New Features, Enhanced Functionality
ATLANTA--(Business Wire)--
Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information
technology and hospitality software solutions, has announced the general
availability of the latest version of the Visual One software suite. 

The Visual One suite is a set of comprehensive and fully integrated solutions
that offer a wide range of features and functionality, including property
management, front office operations, guest history, housekeeping, sales and
catering, reservations management and more. Its screens are laid out in a
logical, easy-to-use format with quick-feature icons and drag-and-drop
capabilities. The solution, which runs on a Microsoft SQL Server database,
enables customers to select from a variety of modules to create the ultimate
combination of property-wide guest service and staff efficiency. 

The latest version of the Visual One suite offers improvements in virtually
every area, including accounting, activities, operations, reporting and
security. The enhancements include:

* Rental functionality in GolfPro that allows for cart rental management and
* Spa Management pricing strategies that enable hotels to set service prices
based on demand; 
* Improved statistic and tax exemption tracking within the property management
* Two-way TravelClick interface that supports inventory items and service
* New rate and availability calculator for easier agent booking; 
* Enhanced interface to the Agilysys InfoGenesis POS system that displays
guests' credit limits, payment methods and package codes; and 
* An online shopping cart that enables guests to book rooms, spa appointments,
tee times and activities with a single itinerary;

"Agilysys has always been a leader and an innovator in transforming the guest
service experience, and we continue that commitment with our investment in the
latest Visual One release," said Jim Dennedy, president and chief executive
officer of Agilysys. "The system's enhanced features and functionality will
enable hotels to engage more fully in the guest experience - from pre-arrival
through post-departure - and, as a result, maximize guest wallet share. This
industry-leading solution is more powerful than ever and is ideal for small to
mid-sized resorts and hotels that want a robust yet flexible property management

Visual One v8.423 can be viewed at Insight 2013, the Agilysys user conference,
which will be held Feb. 4-6 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando. For more
information on Insight 2013, or to register for the conference, visit 

About Agilysys
Agilysys is a leading developer and marketer of proprietary enterprise software,
services and solutions to the hospitality and retail industries. The company
specializes in market-leading point-of-sale, property management, inventory and
procurement, and mobile and wireless solutions that are designed to streamline
operations, improve efficiency and enhance the consumer's experience. Agilysys
serves casinos, resorts, hotels, foodservice venues, stadiums, cruise lines,
grocery stores, convenience stores, general and specialty retail businesses and
partners. Agilysys operates extensively throughout North America, with
additional sales and support offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore and Hong
Kong. For more information, visit

Beth McClure, 805-692-6356

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