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Kaba's Saflok RFID Locks Installed in The Peninsula Hotels

The Peninsula Hotels in Hong Kong, Tokyo and North America Install Saflok RFID
Door Locking System Access and Online Controls

MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – November 8, 2012 Kaba, the provider of Saflok™ and ILCO™ electronic locks, announced the implementation of Saflok RFID wireless online locking systems at The Peninsula Hotels to enhance guest experience. The Peninsula Hotels are located in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Beverly Hills, Chicago and New York. The Peninsula Hotels is in the process of replacing guestroom door locks in all Peninsula Hotels with Saflok contactless RFID locks. Kaba and The Peninsula Hotels partnered to develop an innovative solution that enables the Saflok RFID locks to play an integral role in the future of The Peninsula Hotels’ guest experience. 

The Peninsula Hong Kong

The Peninsula Hotels sets the standard for personal service

“The Peninsula Hotels is respected for setting the standard for the luxurious personalized service. Our partnership with Kaba provides leading edge, contactless Saflok RFID guest door locks and online control systems to make the guest stay at our hotels even more seamless,” said Shane Izaks, General Manager, Information Technology for The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited, parent company of The Peninsula Hotels. “We implemented Saflok RFID locks to refine the guest experience at our hotels in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Beverly Hills, Chicago and New York and will install them across all our properties as a company-wide initiative.”  Click here for information on Saflok electronic locks.

“The Kaba Saflok RFID door lock and online system installations at The Peninsula Hotels are a benchmark in reliable, secure and easy-to-use access control that will please Peninsula guests,” said Kerry Hirschy, vice president of sales and marketing for Kaba Hospitality. “Kaba will continue to work with The Peninsula Hotels to further refine the flexibility of RFID technology to extend its personal guest service to a new level.”
About The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH)
Incorporated in 1866 and listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (00045), HSH is the holding company of a Group which is engaged in the ownership, development and management of prestigious hotel, commercial and residential properties in key locations in Asia, the United States and Europe, as well as the provision of transport, club management and other services. The hotel portfolio of the Group comprises The Peninsula Hotels in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, Tokyo, Bangkok, Manila and Paris (opening in 2013).  The property portfolio of the Group includes The Repulse Bay Complex, The Peak Tower and The Peak Tramways, St. John’s Building, The Landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and the Thai Country Club in Bangkok, Thailand.

About Kaba, Saflok, ILCO
Kaba is a globally active, publicly traded security corporation.  With its “Total Access” strategy, Kaba specializes in integrated solutions for security, organization, and convenience at building and information access points. Kaba is also the world market’s number-one provider of key blanks, key cutting and coding machines, transponder keys, and high-security locks. It is a leading provider of electronic access systems, locks, master key systems, hotel locking systems, security doors, and automatic doors.  and
Saflok joined Kaba in 2006. Saflok is a market innovator with 30 years of experience designing, manufacturing, and distributing electronic locks and systems.  Its solutions are installed globally in the hospitality, lodging, multi-housing, and commercial markets. Saflok is committed to delivering best in class solutions that help properties achieve improved operations and reduced costs.
ILCO is a division of Kaba.  The ILCO brand is known worldwide for electronic locks that offer exceptional quality and technology innovation at competitive prices. ILCO is also a leader in key blanks, automotive transponder technology, key cutting/duplication machines, and brass replacement cylinders.


Kaba, Saflok, ILCO
Alastair Cush
Director Product Marketing 
Phone: 1-514-735-5410 x236 

Dena Reyes

Marketing Communications Manager
Phone: 1-407-438-7949

The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited
For further information, please contact:
Ms Irene Lau, Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs
The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited
8/F, St George’s Building, 2 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong
Telephone: (852) 2840 7788
Fax: (852) 2840 7567

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