Integrated Sage 200 Solution from Datel Provides Five-star Support to the Bulgari Hotel & Residences, London

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When the luxury Bulgari Hotel & Residences opened its doors in the heart of Knightsbridge, London, they set out to purchase a software platform from Datel to help in managing and developing the business.


We had approached Datel in the lead up to opening our new hotel. Having extensively reviewed other products on the market, we considered Sage 200 to be the best product available for our needs.

Cesco Righetti, Director of Finance at the hotel, comments: “We had approached Datel in the lead up to opening our new hotel. Having extensively reviewed other products on the market, we considered Sage 200 to be the best product available for our needs. We chose Datel to supply our Sage 200 business management system, along with the Datel FUSION e-Requisitions online purchase requisition system. Datel also recommended that we use A La Carte Financial Intelligence from their partner Excel in Business to meet our specific reporting requirements.”

Outlining the reasons why the business needs a strong software platform, Cesco says: “Any international hotel needs a uniform system of accounts to provide a platform for the required reporting. We found it extremely helpful to have Datel’s and A La Carte’s assistance in developing and configuring the necessary reporting in line with the strict standards that apply across the business.”

Since the Bulgari Hotel & Residences opened for business, every department head has been using Sage 200 to issue a report that shows their performance on a weekly or monthly basis. Cesco says: “This is a great tool because it allows us to understand the details where a cost has been allocated and to track the flow of revenue into the business.”

The Sage 200 solution has also been very beneficial in enabling department heads to monitor the stock on hand on a daily basis and to place an order for stock held by other departments. Cesco notes: “The system is very user-friendly and easy to understand. Training our users has proved very straightforward and every department head is comfortable in using FUSION e-Requisitions as a purchasing system.”

The Sage 200-based solution is supporting the Bulgari Hotel in expanding both the brand and the hotel chain. Looking ahead, Cesco says: “We are definitely planning to open more hotels and I’m sure that our very good relationship with Datel will enable us to build on the solid, consistent software platform already in place and easily extend it to other hotels in other locations.”

About The Bulgari Hotel in London

The 85-room Bulgari Hotel & Residences, London, set in the heart of Knightsbridge, opened in 2012. Its prestigious location, close to London’s premier shopping and cultural attractions, is matched by the quality of service and facilities, including a spa, pool and private screening-room.

About Datel

Datel is the leading Sage Business Partner in the UK, providing Sage consultancy, implementation and support for Sage 200, Sage Line 500, Sage ERP 1000, Sage ERP X3, Sage SalesLogix, Sage CRM and Sage Tax. Datel also offers its own innovative FUSION range, a suite of products that enhances and extends core Sage functionality.

Headquartered in Warrington, Datel also has offices in Leeds and the Netherlands, employing a loyal team of over 150 highly skilled people who look after its growing base of more than 900 customers worldwide.

About Excel in Business

Excel in Business is a leading supplier of highly scalable Excel-based financial management, management reporting and performance dashboard software and services to the enterprise and mid-market sectors.

Customers can deploy Excel in Business’s A La Carte software across country or worldwide operations at a fraction of the cost of alternative approaches.

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