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Silverbyte and HotelBird announce the successful implementation of the integration of their products at the IBB Blue Berlin Airport
Berlin, Germany, March 7th, 2017 - Silverbyte, a leading provider of hotel management software solutions and HotelBird, a digital hotel experience app manufacturer, announced today the successful implementation of the integration of their products at the IBB Blue Berlin Airport hotel..   ( Find out more )

IBB Hotel Collection in Germany and Austria implements Optima Hotel Management Software solution
Berlin, Germany, December 2016 – Silverbyte announced today that IBB Blue Hotel Berlin Airport, together with other hotels of the IBB group, have successfully implemented the Optima Hotel management Software Solution in part of their hotels in Germany and Austria.   ( Find out more )

Cebu Parklane International Hotel implements Optima Hotel Management Software solution.
Cebu, Philippines, June 2016 – Silverbyte Ltd. announced that the Cebu Parklane International Hotel has successfully completed the implementation of the Optima Hotel Management Solution, including Optima Property Management System, Optima POS, Optima Accounts Receivable, Global Online Connections to the leading global Sales Channels and Optima Web booking Engine.. .   ( Find out more )

Optima Hotel management software solution installed in Amsterdam City Center
April 2016 - Silverbyte Ltd. announced today that the Leonardo Hotel Amsterdam City Center has successfully completed the implementation of the Optima Hotel Management Software. .   ( Find out more )

Silverbyte hosts Hotel Managers Seminar in Cebu, Philippines.
March 2016 - Silverbyte, together with Keep Track Solutions Pte Ltd, and CHITA, Cebu Hotels IT Association, hosted a seminar to hotel managers and IT managers in Cebu.   ( Find out more )

Silverbyte continues its growth in the South African market.
January 2016 - Silverbyte continues its growth in the South African market as Premier Hotels & Resorts increase their footprint in South Africa, adding five new hotels to its existing number of properties.   ( Find out more )

Optima expands to Spain and Italy.
August - September 2015 – Silverbyte installs Optima in Spain and Italy following Leonardo Hotels' expand to these countries, with new hotels in Barcelona and Milan.   ( Find out more )

The luxurious Busuanga Bay Lodge, Palawan, Philippines, installs Optima Hotel Management Software.
July, 2015 – Silverbyte announced that the luxurious Busuanga Bay Lodge in the Philippines, member of Aura Hotels and Resorts, has successfully completed the implementation of the Optima Hotel Management Solution.   ( Find out more )

Tamares Hotels launch Spa online booking engine from Silverbyte.
May 2015 - Tamares Hotels Chain is launching a new website: The first of its kind in Israel allowing customers to book spa treatments online.   ( Find out more )

Dan Hotels selects Optima Hotel Management Solutions from Silverbyte.
April 2015 - The Prestigious Chain of Dan Hotels announced today that it has chosen the Optima PMS and other Hotel Management Solutions from Silverbyte.   ( Find out more )

The Leonardo Hotel London Heathrow opens with Optima Hotel Management Software solution.
March, 2015 – Silverbyte announced today that the Leonardo Hotel London Heathrow has successfully completed the implementation of the Optima Hotel Management Software.   ( Find out more )

Silverbyte Appoints New Partner in Kenya
March 1, 2015 – Silverbyte continues to expand its position in Africa by today announcing the appointment of Softchoice Africa as its distribution partner in Kenya and East Africa   ( Find out more )

Silverbyte is a certified Alcatel-Lucent Application Partner
Januray 2015 - Alcatel-Lucent officially announced that Optima has passed the Alcatel Licence logicielle Alcatel-Lucent OmniPCX Enterprise R11.1 tests and Silverbyte in now an official Alcatel-Lucent Application Partner.   ( Find out more )

The Bayleaf Intramuros Hotel, Manila, chose Optima Hotel Management Software
November 2014 - The Bayleaf Intramuros in Manila, a five star hotel in the heart of old historic section of Manila and the 2014 Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice®2014 winner, has chosen the Optima Hotel Management System Solution to be used at its current and future Hotels.   ( Find out more )

Monaco Suites de Boracay is the first hotel in the Philippines that implements Optima Hotel Management Solution
August 5, 2014 – Silverbyte announced today that the Monaco Suites de Boracay has successfully completed the implementation of the Optima Hotel Management Solution.   ( Find out more )

The ViewPoint Lodge and Fine Cuisines, Inle, Myanmar, installs Optima Hotel Management Software
July 2014 – Silverbyte announced today that the Viewpoint Lodge and Fine Cuisines in Inle lake, Myanmar that has successfully completed the implementation of the Optima Hotel Management Solution.   ( Find out more )

Silverbyte Appoints New Partner in the Philippines
March 5, 2014 – Silverbyte continues to expand its position in Asia Pacific by today announcing the appointment of KTS as its distribution partner in the Philippines.   ( Find out more )

The Cherry Hills Hotel in Yangon is the first hotel in Myanmar running Optima Hotel Management Solution
December 15, 2013 – Silverbyte today announced that the Cherry Hills Hotel, Yangon, is the first hotel in Myanmar to use the Optima Hotel Management Software and Optima Global On-Line Connection to manage the hotel.   ( Find out more )

Silverbyte held second Hotel Managers Seminar in Myanmar
December 2013 - Silverbyte, together with its Myanmar partner, Lucky Bird Group of Companies, held a second seminar to hotel managers in Yangon.   ( Find out more )

The Luxurious David Citadel and Mamilla hotels has completed the implementation of Optima Hotel Management Software
September 2013 - Alrov Luxury Hotels, managing the 5 starts David Citadel and Mamilla hotels has completed the implementation of Optima Hotel Management Software solutions in both its luxurious hotels in Jerusalem.   ( Find out more )

Optima HMS installed in 13 new hotels in Germany
May 2013 - Silverbyte has completed the implementation of the Optima Hotel Management Software solution in 13 new Leonardo Hotels in Germany in a record time of 6 weeks.   ( Find out more )

Silverbyte Systems Introduces Optima to the Hotel Managers in Myanmar.
Sepetember 2012 - Silverbyte, together with its Myanmar partner, Lucky Bird Group of Companies, held a seminar to hotel managers in Yangon.   ( Find out more )

Optima PMS interfaces to agoda.com.
August 2012 - Silverbyte announced that it has completed the integration and implementation of the new interface to Agoda at all Premier Hotels & Resorts across South Africa. The interface will help the hotels to streamline distribution, revenues and bookings processes from their Optima Hotel Management System to Agoda.  ( Find out more )

Leonardo Hotel Vienna runs Optima Hotel Management Software solution.
July 2012 Silverbyte has successfully completed the implementation of the Optima Hotel Management Solution at the Leonardo Hotel Vienna.  ( Find out more )

Hotel Duo, Prague, implements Optima Hotel Management Software.
May 2012 – Silverbyte Systems announced today that the 650 rooms, 4 stars, Hotel Duo has completed the implementation of the Optima Hotel Management Software, as part of the overall Optima Hotel Group Management Solutions implementation at Jan Hotels.    ( Find out more )

Jan Hotels, The Czech Republic, implement Optima Hotel Management Software.
April 2012 – Silverbyte Systems announced today that the Růže Hotel and the Old Inn Hotel in Cesky Krumlov have completed the implementation of the Optima Hotel Management Software, as part of the overall Optima Hotel Group Management Solutions implementation at Jan Hotels.    ( Find out more )

Avrupa Residence Suite Hotel, Istanbul, implements Optima PMS.
April 2012 – Silverbyte Systems announced today that the 148 suites Avrupa Residence Suite Hotel, Istanbul, has completed the installation of Optima PMS.

Hotel O group, Belgium , installs Optima Hotel management Software.
February 2012 – Silverbyte Systems announced today that the Antwerpen based Hotel O group has completed the implementation of the Optima Hotel Management Software.

The Sultan Hotel, Singapore, selects Optima PMS.
September 2011 - The Sultan Hotel in Singapore chose Optima for its Property Management System and Online Web Booking Engine after studying the computerized hotel information systems available in Singapore. The decision was based on the experience of Optima in other hotels in Singapore and worldwide and Optima ability to manage to web site availability and bookings on real time.    ( Find out more )

Optima is now running in Budapest, Hungary .
August 2011 - Optima is now managing the 4 stars, 182 rooms Leonardo Hotel Budapest (formerly Ramada Hotel Budapest), following the expansion of Leonardo Hotels to Hungary.  

Over 100 hoteliers, customers and partners converged for Silverbyte 2011 customers’ annual convention at the Herods Tel Aviv Hotel.
June 2011 - Silverbyte convention was a good opportunity to present Optima CRM and the Optima Go Green project.  ( Find out more )

Vitkov Hotel and Florenc Hotel in Prague have completed the implementation of the Optima PMS and the Optima Interfaces to Sales Channels..
May 2011 – Silverbyte Systems announced that the Vitkov Hotel and Florenc Hotel in Prague have completed the implementation of the Optima PMS and the Optima Interfaces to Sales Channels including HRS, Expedia, Booking.com, Venere and Hotel.de, Octopus hotel web site CMS and online booking engine..  ( Find out more )

Premier International Hotels and Resorts have upgraded their Sybase MobiLink Synchronization methods and Optima Hotel Management Software applications.
April 2011 - Silverbyte Systems announced today that it has completed the upgrade of Sybase MobiLink and Optima CRS and hotel applications at all Premier Hotels and Resorts, one of South Africa leading hotel chains.  ( Find out more )

Optima Online booking engine for mobile phones launched at the Leonardo Hotels.
March 2011 - Silverbyte Systems announced today that the Optima Online booking engine for mobile phones is working at the Leonardo Hotels. The Mobile booking engine supports any smartphone including iPhone, Blackberry, Nokia, Android, Samsung etc... Optima MBE is adjusted to meet the needs of businessmen as well as city travellers allowing fast and mobile-phone friendly booking process.  ( Find out more )

The 4 Stars Superior Leonardo Royal Hotel Munich runs Optima.
January 2011 - Silverbyte Systems, an international provider of hotels, hotel groups and cruise ships management software, announced today that the Leonardo Royal Hotel Munich has successfully completed the implementation of the Optima Hotel Management Solution. ( Find out more )

Optima PMS interfaces to HRS
December 2010 - Silverbyte Systems announced today that it has completed the integration and implementation of the interface to HRS, Germany's most popular hotel portal, at all Leonardo hotels across Europe. Silverbyte was choosen by HRS as their PMS launch Partner for the direct interface. ( Find out more )

Asterias Beach Hotel, has received recently the ITS RED STAR AWARD 2010.
October 2010 - REWE customers have selected Asterias Beach Hotel among the most popular 100 hotels worldwide and awarded this prestigious award. Asterias Beach Hotel is running Optima Hotel Management Software Package since 2003. ( Find out more )

East London International Convention Centre selects Optima Events
Eastern Cape, South Africa, August 2010 - East London International Convention Centre includes a 650-seater auditorium, an exhibition floor and a major hall capable of seating 850 ball-room style and 2,200 cinema-style as well as board-rooms, restaurants and kitchens..( Find out more )

Optima Hotel Management Software Solution installed in Premier Hotel OR Tambo International Airport.
Johannesburg, South AfricaJuly 2010 – Silverbyte Systems, an international provider of hotel management software solutions, announced today that the Premier Hotel OR Tambo has successfully completed the implementation of the Optima Line of Hotel Management Software. ( Find out more )

12 Leonardo Hotels implement Optima Hotel Management System within 60 days.
March 15, 2010 - Silverbyte Systems today announced that it has completed the implementation of the Optima Hotel Management Software Package in 12 new Leonardo Hotels in Israel with 3,200 rooms, taken over by Fattal Hotels. These hotels include all of the hotels previously managed by the Sheraton and the Accor (Novotel) group in Israel. ( Find out more )

Israel: A Leader in Business Innovation.
November 2009 - Dan Senor, co-author of 'Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle,' discusses with CNBC how Israel has managed to become a leader in business innovation.
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The Aquamarine Hotel in Moscow Selects Optima Hotel Management Solution.
Moscow, November 15, 2009 – Silverbyte Systems today announced that the Aquamarine Hotel in Moscow has started using the Optima Hotel Management Software Package and Optima Global On-Line Connection to manage its new four-star hotel. .( Find out more )

The Leonardo Royal Hotel Berlin opens with hundreds of bookings received through Optima Global Connections.
Berlin, September 1, 2009 - 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.( Find out more )

Silverbyte Systems Appoints Visere Hospitality Solutions AS as its distributor in Norway and Scandinavia.
Oslo, April 23, 2009 – Silverbyte Systems, a leading international provider of Hotel Management Software Solution continues to expand worldwide by today announcing the appointment of Visere Hospitality Solutions AS as its distribution partner in Norway and Scandinavia.( Find out more )

(Leonardo Hotels Press Release):
Leonardo Hotels is announcing the two-way interface solution- Leading the hospitality technology market to new heights
Berlin, March 2009Leonardo 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.( Find out more ) (Leonardo Hotels Press Release)

Floris Hotels start running Optima Booking Engine and Octopus Web Site Content Management System
Brussels, Belgium, January 2009 - The Floris Hotels group, a European Hotels group located in Belgium and in Holland announced that they have started using the Optima Web Site tools for on line bookings over the Internet in Floris Home site.( Find out more )

Optima Hotel Management Software reaches St. Moritz
St. Moritz, SwitzerlandDecember, 2008 – Silverbyte Systems announced today that the Edelweiss Hotel St. Moritz has started the implementation of the Optima PMS and the Optima POS.( Find out more )

Silverbyte Systems Opens New Office in Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa – October 28, 2008 – Silverbyte Systems opens a subsidiary office that will directly sell, install and support the Optima Line of Hotel Management Software to the South African and other African continent hotels and resorts. ( Find out more )

Silverbyte Systems Appoints New Distributor in Germany.
Haifa, May 16, 2008 – Silverbyte Systems continues to expand worldwide by today announcing the appointment of QITS GmbH as its distribution partner in Germany. ( Find out more )

Leonardo Hotels Seeing Quick Growth in the European Market with Optima Global Connection to SynXis, Expedia, Booking, Venere and other global booking sites
May 16th, 2005 - SynXis, announced today that Leonardo Hotels has switched to the RedX Distribution Management System for seamless connectivity to the Global Distribution Systems (GDS) and Internet Distribution Systems (IDS) channels. The connection is done directly with the Optima PMS database.( Find out more )

Optima Hotel Management Software 1998 - 2008: Celebrating 10 years of Windows based PMS
Haifa, Israel. March 1, 2008 - Silverbyte Systems celebrated Optima’s tenth birthday this week. Optima was one of the first Windows based Hotel Management Systems introduced to the market. It was designed to run on the innovative Windows 95 operating system using a combination of mouse and keyboard, which was revolutionary for the conservative hospitality industry of the 90’s. ( Find out more )

Leonardo Hotels Choose Optima as their hotel management software and booking engine.
Frankfurt, Germany – October 29, 2007 – Silverbyte Systems announced today that the Leonardo Hotels, the new hotel chain in Germany, managed by Fattal International Hotels, has started the implementation of the Optima Hotel Management System in all the hotels in Germany and their head office in Berlin. The Optima solution includes on line bookings from the group’s web site and two way interfaces to the global distribution systems and Expedia that will be installed in the next few weeks.( Find out more )

Two Best Western Hotel in Germany implement the Optima Hotel Management software.
Berlin, Germany – August 5, 2007 – Silverbyte Systems, a provider of hotels, hotel groups and cruise ships management software, announced today that two Best Western hotels in Germany have successfully completed the implementation of the Optima PMS and Optima POS. ( Find out more )

Fashion TV launches the F. Diamond cruise ship with Optima Cruise software package
Ashdod, 10 June 2007 - Fashion TV launched of the majestic F. Diamond Fashion TV's luxurious cruise ship, utilizing the latest updates of Optima Cruise software package. ( Find out more )

Don Suite Hotels implements Silverbyte’s Optima Central Reservations System.
Johannesburg, April 25, 2007 - Silverbyte Systems, a provider of hotel, hotel groups and cruise ship management software, announced today that the South African Don Suite Hotels Chain has successfully completed the implementation of Optima CRS.  ( Find out more )

The Mercure Airport Hotel, Hamburg selects Optima as its next generation Hotel Management System.
Hamburg, Germany, April 2007. The Mercure Airport Hotel in Hamburg selected Optima as its next generation Hotel Management System and has completed the implementation of Silverbyte Systems’ Optima Line of Hotel management Software. ( Find out more )

Silverbyte Systems nominated for 2006 IT Awards for the second time.
Tel Aviv, 5 December, 2006. The Israel IT industry awards ceremony took place with the participation of the Israeli Minister of Communications and senior managers from high tech and public sector organizations.  ( Find out more )

More hotels in Berlin are implementing the Optima Line of Hotel Management Software.
Berlin, Germany, October 2006 – Silverbyte Systems, a provider of hotels, hotel groups and cruise ships management software, announced today that the Berlin Excelsior Hotel and the Airport Hotel Berlin Schoenefeld have successfully completed the implementation of the Optima PMS, Optima Easy-POS, and Optima Oscar. ( Find out more )

Renaissance Jerusalem Hotel upgrades to Optima Hotel Management System.
Jerusalem, Israel, October 2006 – Renaissance Jerusalem Hotel, member of the international Marriott hotels, upgrades its hotel management system to Silverbyte Systems’ Optima Line. ( Find out more )

The Berlin Excelsior Hotel has started the implementation of Silverbyte Systems’ Optima Line of Hotel management Software.
Berlin, Germany, July 2006 - The Berlin Excelsior Hotel as started the implementation of Optima Line products and will start running the program on September. ( Find out more )

Silverbyte Systems completed the implementation of Optima Cruise on board the Magic One cruise ship and reached 100% penetration to the cruise ship market in Israel.
Haifa, Israel – March 22, 2006 – Silverbyte Systems announced today that it has successfully completed the penetration to the entire Israeli Cruise Ship market with installations on board all the cruise ship sailing from Israel. ( Find out more )

Best Western The President Hotel Implements Optima Line of Hotel Management Software,PMS & The Oscar Guest Service Center
Istanbul, TurkeyFebruary 16, 2006 – Silverbyte Systems, a provider of hotels, hotel groups and cruise ships management software, announced today that Best Western The President Hotel, Istanbul, successfully completed the implementation of the Optima PMS and Optima Oscar. ( Find out more )

The Regency Hotel selects Optima as its next generation Hotel Management System
Jerusalem, December 5, 2005 - The Regency Jerusalem Hotel (formerly the Hyatt Jerusalem) announced last week that it has decided to upgrade its entire computer system to Silverbyte Systems’ Optima Line of Hotel management Software. ( Find out more )

Optima SMS, the first PMS embedded SMS module, installed in Le-Meridien Eilat
Eilat, Israel - November 3, 2005 - Silverbyte Systems has managed to be the first PMS supplier presenting a module that sends SMS messages to guests and hotel managers directly from the Optima PMS as result of different procedures. ( Find out more )

Silverbyte Systems nominated for 2005 IT Awards
Tel Aviv, Israel - October 10, 2005 - The Israel IT industry awards ceremony took place on October 10 with the participation of senior managers from high tech and public sector organizations. ( Find out more )

Silverbyte Israel won Fattal Hotels Cherished Supplier Award
Tel Aviv - 9 October, 2005 - Mr. David Fattal, General Manager, Fattal Hotels, gave the Cherished Supplier Award to Silverbyte Israel for its part of the vast success of the Fattal Group in Israel. ( Find out more )

Dream Princess’ dream come true with optima Cruise
Haifa, April 21, 2005 - The largest and most luxurious cruise ship ever to operate in Israel opened its cruise season today utilizing the latest updates of Optima Cruise software package.  The Dream Princess is 200 meters long, has 600 rooms, and is capable of carrying 1,400 vacationers. (Find out more)

Mano Maritime Launches Silverbyte’s first Self-Service Check Out Kiosk on a cruise ship.
Haifa, Israel - April 14, 2005 - The Optima Express Check Out Kiosk will allow passengers to check out of the ship without having to cue up in lines during the last night of the cruise.( Find out more )

Silverbyte Systems to computerize second  Golden Tulip Hotel in Israel.
March 17, 2005 - The Optima Line of Hotel Management Software by Silverbyte Systems will manage the entire activities of the hotel, including the synchronization with the Fattal CRS in Tel Aviv.( Find out more )

Silverbyte Systems Introduces Optima Mobile
Haifa, Israel - February 20, 2005 - Silverbyte Systems announced today that it has completed the pilot of the Optima Mobile Product Line for Mobile Phones and PDA.
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The Gai Beach Hotel finally upgrades to Optima  
January 13, 2005 - The Gai Beach Hotel is one of Silverbyte’s oldest customers and has been using Silverbyte’s DOS based hotel management software since 1992. After over 13 years the hotel management decided it is time to upgrade its system and the default choice was Optima. ( Find out more )

Club Med Coral Beach Opens with Optima
November 1, 2004 - The 281 rooms Club Med Coral Beach has reopened with a new, glorious, innovative style. It is the first time that Club Med allows a franchisee to run a Club Med hotel. As a Fattal Hotel the entire computer program is designed by Silverbyte Systems and includes a seamless interface to Club Med central reservations system in Paris. 

The Royal Iris Sales with Optima Cruise.
August 2004 - The implementation of the entire Optima Cruise Package on the new ship took just a few days and included the Optima Ship, Optima Easy- POS, Personal Magnetic ID Cards (Mano Cards) for purchasing in the outlets and for the presence system, Optima Priority ERP and  Optima ShorEx (for shore excursions booking and ticketing).( Find out more )

Breeze Hotel Group Standardizes with Optima PMS from Silverbyte Systems.
May 2004 - The flexible, yet consistent configuration and processing of Optima PMS provides Breeze Hotels with the tools to increase operational efficiencies, while they continue to provide the uniquely personalized guest service for which they are known. ( Find out more )

The 600 rooms Le Meridien Dead Sea Hotel is implementing the Optima Line with 75 workstations and 20 Points of Sales.
February 2004 - The hotel is managed by the Fattal Hotel Group and joins the Le-Meridien, Golden Tulip, Club Med, Magic and Paradise hotels already managed by the company... ...( Find out more )  

The Golden tulip Privilege Dead Sea Hotel Replaced its old computer Systems with the Optima Line of Hotel Management System.
July 2003 - "Fattal Hotels enjoys a long, productive and positive working relationship with Silverbyte Systems at all other properties throughout the country, and we are making this investment in technology with confidence," said Mr. David Fattal, President of the Fattal Hotels.. ...( Find out more )  

Premier International Hotels & Resorts has announced the implementation of a new, advanced central reservations system – Optima CRS – as part of a complete changeover of its hotel management systems project. 
April 2003 - The implementation of the Optima Line of hotel management software will allow the Premier Hotels greater operational efficiencies, better daily control on all operation aspects and higher levels of guest service. ...( Find out more )

A delegation of hotel managers from Cyprus visited Israeli hotels using the Optima Line.  
September 2002 - 20 Cypriot hotel managers and group mangers came to Israel to view the Optima Line in operation, meet the people who work with the systems, learn from the actual users about the advantages of the Optima Line, ...( Find out more )

Silverbyte completed a Passengers’ Cards project in Mano Maritime Cruise Ships. 
Silverbyte completed the second stage of the project of computerizing Mano Maritime cruise ships.  ( Find out more )

Optima Mass Mail Sender (MMS) installed in IDV (Israel Direct Vacations) offices
January 2003 - Silverbyte installed the MMS at IDV offices. The Optima MMS is an Internet mass e-mail sender that sends customized personal letters to a list of e-mail recipients. ( Find out more )

Optima Electronic Fax Module (EFM) installed at Fattal Hotels.
The integrated EFM in the Optima PMS allows the reservations office to abandon the old habit of dealing with piles of fax paper and searching for reservations’ documents and historic files in archives. ( Find out more )

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