Sceptre Hospitality Selects Windsurfer CRS

HOUSTON—Sceptre Hospitality Resources has selected Whiteboard Labs, a travel industry central reservation system and application development firm, and its new Windsurfer CRS program for the company’s more than 600 properties.

“We conducted an exhaustive review of the latest CRS technology and determined that Windsurfer gave our hotels enhanced features and an easier to use interface for both guests and hotel revenue managers,” said Bill Linehan, Sceptre’s COO. “In addition, Whiteboard has a long, proven track record for innovation, which will allow us to stay on the cutting edge of technology and also give our hotels a significant competitive edge. Feedback from our hotel clients has been very positive.”

Under the long-term contract, Whiteboard will provide the full suite of services available on the Windsurfer CRS platform, including seamless GDS connectivity, the exclusive T.U.B.E. Internet Booking Engine, the ability to customize each hotel’s configuration and intuitive dashboard. In addition, Windsurfer allows hoteliers to monitor their hotel’s activity via their iPhones or iPads by downloading the Windsurfer specific apps.