Newport Beach, Calif., December 19, 2005 – BirchStreet Systems, Inc. a leading provider of eProcurement solutions to the hospitality industry announced today that the Hilton Hawaiian Village resort has gone live on the BirchStreet financial controls module including electronic approvals and budgeting.
“The Hilton Hawaiian Village has been a BirchStreet customer since February 2003 when it first starting using the BirchStreet eProcurement module for purchasing. We are pleased that they have decided to also utilize our financial controls module to improve their operational efficiency and tighten financial controls in this Sarbanes Oxley driven business environment” said John Hamilton, BirchStreet’s Vice President of Application Services.
BirchStreet combines “Software delivered as a Service” with key support services tailored to the hospitality industry. The combination results in a lower total cost of ownership compared with the traditional method of buying, maintaining and receiving benefit from enterprise software.
About Hilton Hotels, Inc.
The Hilton Family of Hotels under Hilton Hotels Corporation is recognized internationally as a preeminent hospitality company. The company develops, owns, manages or franchises more than 2,000 hotels, resorts and vacation ownership properties. Its portfolio includes many of the world’s best known and most highly regarded hotel brands, including Hilton, Conrad, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Grand Vacations Company and Homewood Suites by Hilton.
BirchStreet Systems is a leading provider of eProcurement solutions to hospitality and restaurant groups. The company’s eProcurement systems is a suite of web-based applications designed to help geographically dispersed organizations leverage their collective buying power and tighten financial controls. Other customers include Marcus Hotels and Resorts and Interstate Hotels and Resorts. For more information, visit www.birchstreet.net or send an email to email@example.com.