IDS Next Business Solutions is powering Golden Tulip brand of hotels. The Hotel ERP provider offers various versions of its enterprise class hospitality software along with a host of add-on solutions. IDS Next has a corporate tie-up with Louvre Hotels Group and is their ‘preferred hospitality software partner’ in India. Thus, all Golden Tulip hotels in the country use the Fortune suite of software.
“This is just the time to expand in the mid-hospitality segment,” says Vimal J Singh, Managing Director for South Asia, Louvre Hotel Group. “With the current economic scenario; this segment delivers faster return on investment. We are keen to grow our brand in Indiathrough the premiere 'Royal Tulip' and 'Golden Tulip', and the budget brand 'Tulip Inn' over the next few years,” he said.
“Our partnership with Golden Tulip dates back to 2008, a year after their inception in India,” says Manoj Mohanty, Vice President Sales, South Asia, IDS Next. “The Golden Tulip chain has been using the FortuneNEXT6i version of Enterprise, Professional and Express, depending on the size of the property and its needs. Besides India, four properties in Oman and Saudi Arabia also use the IDS Next software. So far, IDS Next powers1000 plus keys of the Golden Tulip Chain,” Manoj added.
Speaking on the strength of the Fortune Suite of Hotel ERP Sharad Bhargava, Associate Director - Development at Golden Tulip Hotels said, “FortuneNEXT6i offers us both Front of the house and back office software. Earlier,we used software that was not similarly integrated and this increased costs of software, hardware and maintenance. IDS Nextalso became the software of choice for us in India as they have a support centre in the country, could modify reports in keeping with Indian taxation laws and customize reports as needed.”