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Hotel in Germany

Leonardo Hotels is announcing the two-way interface solution- Leading the hospitality technology market to new hights

Berlin, March 2009 – Leonardo Hotels, the young hotel chain, based in Berlin, which owns and manages 29 hotels across Germany, Belgium and Switzerland has announced yet another record breaking invention and advancement in its technology strategy, leading the hospitality market. The company, together with its PMS Provider, Silverbyte, has developed and integrated within less than one year a powerful two-way interface, direct connect distribution solution which allows direct distribution of its rates and availabilities to the biggest European online providers- Expedia, Booking, and the 4 GDS’s, through the partnership with Synxis, in addition to its own website, as well as automatic receipt of reservations into its PMS, Optima. This solution allows a seamless integration and assures rate parity, accurate availability, and thus highest results to enforce strong relationships with its suppliers from one side and the clients from the other, while reducing labour costs to minimum. Shay Raz, Director of Revenue of Leonardo Hotels has commented on those developments: “We have a strong belief in the future of the online channel to become the leading source of the hospitality industry and directed resources to assure our competitive edge in the years to come.” We already see the advancements and increased financial results due to our unique platform and managed to have more than 20% of the business booked directly through our systems. This ensures the added value the Leonardo Hotels provide as a management and franchise company.
The chain aims to connect in the near future the strongest Dutch, Spanish and Italian online providers in order to assure the best distribution from all its hotels feeder markets.
For more information regarding the direct connect solution together with its PMS provider, Silverbyte, please contact

Leonardo Hotels is the European Division of Fattal Hotels, founded in 1998 by David Fattal. This leading Israeli hotel chain comprises 47 houses. Leonardo Hotels has been active on the German market since 2007, and operates 29 hotels in Germany, Belgium and Switzerland. In the near future, Leonardo Hotels will also be operating in other attractive European locations. The European division has its headquarters in Berlin.

Press contact:
Leonardo Hotels, Hardenbergstrasse 12, D-10623 Berlin
Contact: Sandra Dreher, Julia Jost
Tel.: +49 30-688322355,

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