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September 2009

The Leonardo Royal Hotel Berlin opens with hundreds of bookings received through Optima Global Connections.

The 4-star Superior, 346 rooms Leonardo Royal Hotel Berlin opened on August 14th made a record of opening with almost one thousand bookings made by the electronic sales channels connected directly to the hotel’s database by Optima Global Connection. A quarter of these electronic bookings were done through the Leonardo Hotels web site, the rest were entered by Booking.com, Expedia.com, Hotel.de, hotel.info and SynXis, including GDS reservations.

Leonardo Hotel Berlin with 274 rooms, opened just two weeks earlier, showed similar amount of electronic bookings with 40% made through the Leonardo Hotels web site.
Shay Raz, Revenue Director of Leonardo Hotels said “Our strong belief in the online channels to become the leading source of the hospitality industry proved to be right. We already see the advancements and increased financial results due to Optima unique platform and managed to have more than 20% of the business booked directly through the Optima systems. This ensures the added value the Leonardo Hotels provide as a management and franchise company".
David Boker, manager of Silverbyte Systems said: “We see a constant growth in electronic bookings in hotels that are connected directly to the various sales channels. The Leonardo Hotels is a perfect example of how online connections help increasing the amount of bookings received and how hotels can manage these channels and achieve better revenues by using the two way interfaces”.

 

About Leonardo Hotels
 Leonardo Hotels is the European Division of Fattal Hotels founded in 1998 by David Fattal. The leading Israeli chain includes 60 properties. Leonardo Hotels has been active on the German market since 2005 and is currently operating over 30 hotels in Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and Israel, and will soon also be present at other attractive locations in Europe. Corporate management is located in Berlin.
For more information on Leonardo hotels, please contact revenue@leonardo-hotels.com
Leonard Hotels have some of the finest hotels in Berlin as well as hotels in Munich, hotels in Frankfurt and otehr cities in Germany.

Leonardo Boutique Savoy Hotels in Munich Reopened in February 2010 with a new look & design and welcomes its guests in Munich's trendy district of Schwabing.

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