Bangalore, Karnataka India (PressExposure) October 24, 2011 -- IDS NEXT, global leader in ERP and total technology solutions for the hospitality and leisure industries sponsored the 'IT person of the year' award at the Hotelier Middle East Awards held at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE on 19th October 2011. The award was presented to Mr. Prasanna Rupasinghe ofKempinski Hotel Mall, Emirates, who was chosen ahead of a field of strong contenders from across hotels in the Middle East
Mr. Rupasinghe was the jury's winning choice from nominees who have made a notable contribution to IT in 2011. Giving away the award at a glittering ceremony on behalf of IDS NEXT was Mr. Chandrasekar, Vice President - Operations (Middle East & North Africa), IDS NEXT.
Considered one of the most prestigious events for the hospitality industry, the Hotelier Middle East Awards had seen nominations from several hotels for the 'IT person of the year' category. IT personnel who had helped introduce technology innovations to enhance efficiency and decrease operational costs were nominated for the award from hotels all over the Middle East. Nominees were judged based on their exemplary coordination of front office, back-of-house IT systems and management of guests at the hotel.
Commenting on the award category, Chandrasekar said, "We have been associated with Hotelier Middle East for over 5 years now and the event has proven to be a great platform to bring recognition to the IT heroes in the Hospitality Industry. Technology keeps us all on a path of constant evolution and as one of the leading hospitality technology providers in the Middle East, it is great to be able to witness hotels leverage our solutions to reap benefits for higher guest satisfaction, productivity and revenue."
"Our software has been strategically designed for every segment of the hospitality market, from large hotels and resorts to restaurants, clubs, and independent budget hotels. What sets us apart is our robust hotel ERP and other products which have been developed with 24 years of domain expertise." he further added.
IDS NEXT has been operational in the Middle East for over 14 years with an extensive presence in Oman, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar and Bahrain. The sales and support team headed by Chandrasekar has been delivering IDS NEXT's Fortune NEXT suite of products within the region which other than its Hotel ERP also includes specialized modules such as iAlert, iBooking and Central Reservation System.
About IDS NEXT
IDS Softwares Pvt. Ltd. "IDS NEXT", is a global leader in providing ERP and total technology solutions for the Hospitality and Leisure industries. With a track record that spans 24 years, we have earned the trust of over 3000 customers globally and have a strong presence in 40 countries across South Asia, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa. In India, IDS NEXT is the leader in hospitality technology solutions and has the largest installed software with over 1700 installations. IDS NEXT's clients include a host of prominent hotel chains including ETA Star, Ramee, Choice International, Carlson, Radisson, Ramada Hotels and others.
IDS NEXT's portfolio of capabilities includes Strategic Consulting, Business Outcome Services, Custom Design and Development, Total Technology Solutions. Our range of next generation software products address every segment of the hospitality industry, including independent and chain hotels, business hotels, resorts, clubs, service apartments, limited service, spas, cruise liners and restaurants.
For further information please visit http://idsnext.com/.