Douglas Rice, founder and CEO emeritus of Hotel Technology Next Generation, has joined the board of Xn protel Systems in the role of non-executive director.
“Since leaving HTNG I have been looking for a limited number of high quality companies to work with at a strategic level,” Rice said. “Now more than ever, top-end global hotel companies are searching for next-generation PMS, CRS, and POS solutions that can meet the needs of luxury hotels and that are supported globally.
Xn protel Systems is well-established in the global 5-star market, is already present in more than 50 countries, and has an excellent product portfolio and development team, Rice said.
“Douglas has an unrivaled level of experience in the hotel technology industry and will make a huge contribution to the planning, development and long-term growth of our global business,” said Greg Spicer, chief executive of Xn protel Systems. “Douglas brings to Xn protel Systems a tremendous breadth of technical and business domain expertise. The timing could not be better, as we begin to plan the North American launch of protel Air, our new native cloud PMS and xmsEnterprise cloud reservation system.”