TeleComputing signs comprehensive IT-operation agreement with Rica Hotels

Rica Hotels has chosen to extend the co-operation with TeleComputing for another 5 years. The agreement means that TeleComputing will continue to be responsible for the high quality IT-operation of the hotel chain and its employees.

- IT is a key component in our business operation. We have high requirements regarding flexibility, availability and security. TeleComputing has shown that they can provide high quality IT-operation solutions which meet our needs and we chose to extend our co-operation with them for another 5 years, says Gisle Evensen, Executive Vice President & CFO in Rica Hotels. Rica Hotels incorporates more than 80 hotels in Norway and Sweden, in addition to partner hotels in Denmark, Finland and Scotland. The Rica Hotels chain includes many of Norway’s most prestigious hotels and has been awarded Norway’s best hotel chain several years in succession. Rica Hotels had approximately 2.500 employees at the end of 2009. - Rica Hotels’ renewed trust in us as their IT-operation provider is, in our view, a recognition of our competence and experience. Our business model is based on offering our customers a high degree of flexibility without compromising their needs for strong security and stability. IT should be provided as a company function quickly and in a cost-efficient manner in the same way as other company support functions, says Sven Tore Kaasa, CEO in TeleComputing.