Magnuson to launch new hotel reservation system in U.S.

cost" global hotel reservation system in the U.S. on Jan. 16 at the HEDNA Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association Conference in New Orleans.
Launched in the UK last October, the CRS1 platform will be made available in the U.S. to selected metro market hotels,  and will offer flat fees per transaction with volume-based pricing. Magnuson said hotels using commonly provided legacy hotel reservation systems will be able to reduce CRS transaction costs up to 90 percent.
The CRS1 system offers a free hotel property management system, PMS1, with no monthly fees, no monthly minimums and no long-term contracts.
CRS1 offers hotels the ability to make instant rate and availability changes to a complete global distribution of GDS channels Sabre, Amadeus, Worldspan, Apollo, Pegasus as well as direct connections to Google Hotel Finder, Expedia,,, Travelocity, Orbitz, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
CRS1 is certified to interface with major PMS systems Micros, MSI, Infor by SoftBrands, Maestro, Agilysys, Inn Quest, RezStream, Rezovation, Lodgical Solutions, Innsoft, AutoClerk, Resort Data Processing, SoftHotel, and RSI.