ProfitWatch Call Accounting Selected for Starwood Properties
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – Oct 30, 2008-- Metropolis, a leading provider of call accounting and telemanagement solutions for the hospitality industry, is pleased to announce that ProfitWatch Hotel Call Accounting has been selected for use at six of Starwood’s new aloft properties. The properties are in Irving, Texas, Chesapeake, Virginia, Aurora, Colorado, Plano, Texas, Frisco, Texas and Charlotte, North Carolina. ProfitWatch was also installed in three other aloft properties within the United States throughout May 2008. Aloft hotels are making an impact in the lodging industry with urban-influenced design, accessible technology and a social atmosphere. The first aloft hotels were scheduled to open in summer 2008 and the aloft brand has already announced 88 development projects, in more than 10 countries. In 2009, the aloft brand will continue its momentum with the opening of more than 50 hotels.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel companies in the world with approximately 900 properties in more than 100 countries and 155,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, and the recently launched Aloft SM, and Element SM.
Metropolis has been a provider of call accounting and telemanagement 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.