Market leaders in movie-going and cinema software join forces.
Harkins Theatres to deploy Vista as their cinema management and point of sale solution.
5th December 2011
Harkins Theatres has chosen Vista as their new enterprise management and point of sale software partner to manage ticketing and concessions at all of its locations.
Harkins will have the ability to centrally control and monitor the circuit using Vista’s Home Office software. Corporate staff will be able to easily manage concessions products, film and booking schedules.
Mike Bowers, President and COO of Harkins states, “We work very hard to be a market leader in our business. To do that we need a technology partner that we can rely on to meet our current and future needs. Vista has a strong track record of innovation and a solid reputation for high quality products and customer service.”
Derek Forbes, Vista’s President – North America comments “Harkins is one of the great and enduring names in American cinema, and they have been doing it for a long time. It is a great success story that even in these economic times, they are still running such a strong business and are continuing to grow and innovate. I am excited about gaining Harkins as a Vista customer, and continuing to work with Mike and his team to deliver a great result.”
Vista is a global company, with corporate headquarters in New Zealand. Vista also has offices in London, Los Angeles and Shanghai as well as business partners in many other markets. Vista is the world leader in cinema management software. The software is installed in over 50 countries including USA, New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, China, Spain, Germany, UAE, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, Canada, Mexico and Argentina. The Vista software is used by a range of exhibitors from single screen independent cinemas to circuits with more than 200 sites and 1600 screens. Vista is available in many languages, including English, Spanish, German, Chinese, French and Portuguese.
Vista is a highly flexible product having been developed with the needs of the worldwide exhibition community in mind. Vista’s extensive product line covers Box Office, Concessions, Back Office, Online Ticket Sales, Film Programming, Voucher Management and a comprehensive Head Office function. The advanced functionality, proven reliability, as well as clean look and feel, have made Vista the leader in the cinema ticketing and concessions software market.
More information on Vista is available at www.vistaUSA.com
About Harkins Theatres
Celebrating 78 years, Harkins Theatres is the largest privately owned theatre chain in the country and the premier movie exhibitor of the Western U.S. operating over 420 screens. Featuring a larger selection of film, snacks, and innovative amenities to moviegoers since 1933, Harkins Theatres is renowned for its commitment and passion for offering the Ultimate Moviegoing ® experience. Founded by renowned showman, inventor, and community leader Dwight “Red” Harkins, Harkins Theatres has historically been a trailblazer for advancements in the motion picture exhibition industry. For more history, awards, and other information, visit www.harkinstheatres.com. Or, call Bryan Laurel at 602-738-3906 or Melissa Rich at 602-390-4232.
For further information, please contact:
• Matthew Preen, Marketing Manager,
Vista Entertainment Solutions, Auckland, New Zealand
tel: +64 9 984 4575, email: email@example.com