HISTORIC BLACKSTONE HOTEL IN CHICAGO SELECTS PROFITWATCH
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – January 9, 2008 Metropolis, a leading provider of call accounting solutions for the hospitality industry and general businesses, is pleased to announce that ProfitWatch Hotel Call Accounting has been selected for use at the historic Blackstone Hotel in Chicago, which was recently branded a Renaissance Hotel. The Blackstone selected the Enterprise version of ProfitWatch, which allows users access to the system via the Internet and/or the existing network.
Historic Hotel Has Legendary Roots
The Blackstone has been a favorite retreat to movie stars, sports legends, royalty and presidents since 1910. The Blackstone has been appropriately dubbed "The Hotel of Presidents," as a dozen 20th century U.S. Presidents have stayed at the hotel. Restored to its original grandeur in 2007, the acclaimed Blackstone Hotel houses a mix of traditional architecture and modern design, highlighted by contemporary video art and over 1,400 works by local artists. Luxurious accommodations and amenities enhance each of the 332 guest rooms and 4 stately suites, while 11,000 square feet of lavishly preserved event space carry on the tradition of opulent affairs at this luxury hotel in Chicago.
Metropolis has been a key provider of call accounting software for businesses and the hospitality industry since 1993, with several thousand installations throughout North America, the Caribbean and Latin America. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Metropolis provides ProfitWatch Hotel Call Accounting and OfficeWatch Call Accounting for Business directly to end-users and select resellers globally.