Tsogo Sun hotels implements SAP ERP solution

JohannesburgSAP’s popular Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution continues to positively impact Africa’s largest companies. A giant in the hotel, gaming and entertainment industry, Tsogo Sun hotels has successfully implemented the SAP ERP solution, and since then, has seen benefits

“SAP ERP solution enables businesses like ours to have customised processes that aid financial reporting, internal controls and the procurement environment,” comments Tsogo Sun’s Business Systems Manager, Keith Weightman. “We initially implemented the SAP ERP solution in KwaZulu-Natal as a test run because we needed a successful solution to help us, as the previous system has reached end-of-life. It is the ideal solution for our business that needed a reliable, robust system to help us to stay on top of our game.”

The SAP ERP solution is designed to meet the needs of Tsogo Sun hotels to adapt to new challenges and embrace the modern way of doing business. It is comprehensive and can offer role-based access to crucial data, applications and analytical tools that efficiently deals with business challenges such as financials, human capital management and operations

According to Roberta Carello, Account Executive at SAP Africa: “The SAP ERP solution is the ideal choice because our partners are able to customise the solution to fit their specific requirements. The SAP ERP solution brings best practice to complex businesses like Tsogo Sun hotels. This is yet another example of how SAP solutions enable customers like Tsogo Sun hotels to become a Best Run business.”

Tsogo Sun is the leading hotel, gaming and entertainment group in Africa, providing world-class accommodation across all market segments with over 42 years’ of experience. The company continues to revolutionise the hospitality industry with its innovative spirit, dynamic management and unequalled levels of quality service to both local and international travellers.

“We believe that this move will help us take our unique services to the next level,” concludes Weightman.

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