Holiday Inns Announces a Nationwide Electronic Reservation System, Press Information Kit, circa 1979

Summary

In the 1960s, Holiday Inns partnered with IBM to develop a computer reservation system. "Holidex" went online in 1965 as the world's largest commercial computerized communications network. The Holidex system, which allowed customers to book rooms instantly at any Holiday Inn in the country, was an immediate success. It centralized corporate data, streamlined operations, and set a new industry standard for reservation systems.

In the 1960s, Holiday Inns partnered with IBM to develop a computer reservation system. "Holidex" went online in 1965 as the world's largest commercial computerized communications network. The Holidex system, which allowed customers to book rooms instantly at any Holiday Inn in the country, was an immediate success. It centralized corporate data, streamlined operations, and set a new industry standard for reservation systems.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 11.75 in

Width: 9.5 in

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