Book4Time selected as a global spa software vendor for Starwood Hotels

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Aug. 3, 2011 /CNW/ - Book4Time, Inc., the world's most robust spa software, has contracted with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, to be a global preferred spa software vendor for their portfolio of spa brands. Starwood Hotels has over 350 spas in its portfolio of hotels with another 120 in development. Book4Time currently operates in 16 countries, with many of the leading international spa brands utilizing its robust platform.

"We selected Book4Time due to their tremendous track record of satisfaction throughout our portfolio of spa brands and their responsiveness as a partner in our spa strategy," said Jeremy McCarthy Director of Global Spa Development for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. "Reducing hardware and IT costs while providing a cost-effective and scalable solution for our growing business is key to our overall strategy."

"We're extremely honored to be selected as a globally preferred spa software solution for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide," remarked Roger Sholanki, CEO of Book4Time. "This is a testament to our dedicated and talented team, as well as our ongoing focus on building the most robust and user-friendly spa software in the industry."

Book4Time's web-based spa management system has completed over 20 million real-time spa appointments and currently averages over 500,000 appointments every month, peaking at nearly 40% coming from Book4Time's reservation portals.

About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,051 properties in 100 countries and territories with 145,000 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®, and Element SM.  The company boasts one of the industry's leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.

About Book4Time:

Book4Time is the world's most robust spa software, utilized in day spas, hotel/resort spas, med spas, salons and franchises. With its unique cloud-based platform, Book4Time allows the seamless management of several locations through one convenient website. Book4Time spa management solutions offer industry leading modules for scheduling, inventory and staff management, CRM (including loyalty points and gift certificates) and advanced analytics reporting. For more information please visit www.book4time.com.

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