1,000-Room Plaza Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Upgrades Magstripe Door Locks to dormakaba RFID

dormakaba | June 19, 2019

At HITEC in Minneapolis Visit dormakaba in Booth #1308 JUNE 17-20, 2019 at the Minneapolis Convention Center dormakaba Makes Hospitality Safe and Secure at The Plaza Hotel & Casino Las Vegas MONTREAL, June 19, 2019 – dormakaba, the provider of secure Saflok™ and Ilco™ electronic door locks announced the Plaza Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas upgraded guest door locks at the 1,000-room property to dormakaba’s MT RFID electronic locks. The Plaza Hotel & Casino upgraded its legacy magstripe door locks with dormakaba’s more secure guestroom locks. The full-service Plaza has 1,003 updated rooms and suites, a classic Vegas ...

INTELITY to Introduce the Newest Addition to Its In-Room Tablet Offerings at HITEC Minneapolis

Intelity | June 18, 2019

New tablet developed to deliver on hotelier’s continued demand for more capability Los Angeles, CA (June 18, 2019) - INTELITY™, best known for providing the hospitality industry with the broadest guest engagement and staff management platform, announced today it will showcase its newest in-room tablet at HITEC Minneapolis. The new ten-inch Android tablet design is fully customized for hospitality and targets expanded capabilities and improved ease of use. INTELITY’s new in-room tablet features a sleeker design, a larger screen compared to other tablets on the market, and a new docking station, which includes built-in Bluetooth spe...

The Westin Buffalo Is First Hotel Worldwide to Give Guests Access to Personal Playlists From Their Hotel Rooms

The Westin Buffalo | June 17, 2019

Volara-powered devices allow guests to listen to their favorite playlists from Pandora, Spotify and Amazon Prime via in-room Amazon Echo devices BUFFALO, N.Y. (June 17, 2019) – Global hospitality company Delaware North today announced that the company-operated Westin Buffalo has become the first hotel in the world to allow its guests to connect their personal Amazon accounts to the Echo devices in each of its 115 guest rooms. The Westin Buffalo, located within Delaware North’s global headquarters in Buffalo, N.Y., in 2017 became the first hotel in New York State to deploy guest-servicing Echo devices in each of its guest rooms. The ...

MCOMS Teams With Volara to Offer Revolutionary Voice Control of Guestroom TVs

Volara | June 17, 2019

New York, NY, June 17,2019 - MCOMS, an innovative guest-facing solution provider for the hospitality industry and Volara, the voice hub for the hotel industry, have teamed up to deliver a unique guest experience utilizing the latest in hospitality technology. This integration partnership combines Volara's conversation-management software + secure integrations hub with MCOMS in-room entertainment platform to enable guests to intuitively control in-room TVs using voice commands. Through Amazon Echo, Google Assistant, IBM Watson, or SmartBeings Woohoo devices located in their rooms, guests can make voice requests to turn on and off the TV, op...

GuestTek Launches GuestFlix – Its New Cloud-Streaming Video on Demand App

GuestTek | June 13, 2019

Affordable Solution to Generate Revenue from VOD Calgary, Alberta – June 13, 2019 – GuestTek Interactive Entertainment Ltd., the global leader of end-to-end hospitality technology solutions, has launched GuestFlix – its new cloud-streaming video on demand app, which the company will debut at HITEC Minneapolis. There are two main benefits of GuestFlix: No up-front capital expenditure and the opportunity for revenue generation from VOD. The secure cloud-based platform means that there is no requirement for an on-premise VOD server, set top boxes or licensing fees. The platform also enables hoteliers to generate revenue from their vi...

Angie Hospitality Announces Robust Language Support for Spanish, French, German, and Chinese to Meet Global Demand for Guest Room Voice Technology

Angie Hospitality | June 11, 2019

The industry’s only purpose-built virtual assistant and voice-activated technology solution now supports robust voice- and touch-based language processing in multiple languages, in addition to English. San Jose, Calif. & Minneapolis – HITEC Booth #1646 – June 11, 2019 – Angie Hospitality, developer of the industry’s first 24-hour interactive guest room assistant purpose-built for the hotel environment, has announced robust multilingual functionality to meet global demand for voice technology and to simplify international travel. Guests and staff who desire to interact with Angie in Spanish, French, German or Chinese will now...

Mid America Lodging Group Selects dormakaba to Provide Electronic Locks for 21 Properties

dormakaba | May 9, 2019

dormakaba's Secure Reliability and Excellent Support Build Trust at Mid America Lodging Group MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – May 9, 2019 – dormakaba, the provider of secure Saflok™ and Ilco™ electronic door locks, announced Mid America Lodging Group selected dormakaba to deploy locks in more than 3,000 rooms across 21-properties in its portfolio. Mid America Lodging Group operates Hilton, Marriott, IHG, Choice and other brands and is recognized as a leader in hotel management, acquisition, and development. dormakaba is a total solution provider for the hospitality industry and one of the top three companies in the global...

AAHOACON 19: dormakaba Delivers Total Enterprise Solutions and Services for Architects, Designers and Developers

dormakaba | April 18, 2019

At AAHOACON 19 in San Diego, CA Visit dormakaba in Booth #1513 April 24-27, 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center Visit AAHOACON Booth #1513 to Learn How dormakaba's Architectural Consultation and New Construction Specification Services Simplify the Development Process MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – April 18, 2019 – dormakaba, leader in access control systems with the secure Saflok™ and Ilco™ electronic door locks, will present AAHOACON attendees with an exciting new suite of total enterprise hospitality solutions and services for architects, designers, developers and property managers. dormakaba expands product and s...

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino Installs dormakaba BLE Enabled RFID Electronic Locks at 2,000-Room Destination

dormakaba | March 26, 2019

Casino Resort Smoothly Upgrades from Magstripe Locks to dormakaba MT RFID Electronic Door Locks MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – March 26, 2019 – dormakaba, the provider of secure Saflok™ and Ilco™ electronic door locks, announced Grand Sierra Resort and Casino successfully upgraded its magstripe guestroom door locks to dormakaba's secure MT BLE-enabled RFID locks. A team of dormakaba-certified installers converted over 2,000 magstripe guestroom door locks to RFID in less than a month. dormakaba is a total solution provider for the hospitality industry and one of the top three companies in the global market for access and...

dormakaba Simplifies Upgrade Process for Magstripe Users Moving to RFID/Mobile Access Electronic Locks

dormakaba | March 18, 2019

Migration Path to dormakaba RFID Lock Systems Includes Advanced Ambiance Access Management Software MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – March 18, 2019 – dormakaba, provider of the Saflok™ and Ilco™ brands of electronic locks, announced a simplified migration path for its magstripe users to upgrade to its Saflok and Ilco mobile-enabled RFID electronic door locks and Ambiance Management Software. dormakaba is a total solution provider for the hospitality industry and one of the top three companies in the global market for access and security solutions. "Innovation is at the heart of our company. Providing smart and secure acce...

It’s Black Diamond Time at The Lodge at Spruce Peak With dormakaba BLE Enabled RFID Electronic Locks

dormakaba | February 21, 2019

East Coast Five-Star Ski Resort Uses Quantum RFID Key Fobs and Mobile Access for a Secure Guest Experience MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – February 21, 2019 – It's time to ski. When winter travelers want to go carving they head up to the East Coast's only Five-Star ski-in ski-out destination, The Lodge at Spruce Peak in Stowe, Vermont. With thousands of vertical feet of groomed slopes and a dozen lifts, The Lodge at Spruce Peak is a premier resort that offers luxury accommodations and amenities. That is why it installed dormakaba's Saflok Quantum BLE-enabled RFID electronic door locks to make hospitality smart and secure. dormakaba ...

dormakaba Comes to HX in NYC With Hospitality Access Solutions That Transform the Guest Experience

dormakaba | November 7, 2018

HX 2018: Visit dormakaba in Booth # 3219 Jacob K. Javits Convention Center NYC, November 11-12 VIDEO: See dormakaba Saffire LX and Quantum Pixel BLE locks, and Ambiance™ Access Management Software in Action MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – November 7, 2018 – dormakaba, the provider of secure Saflok™ and Ilco™ electronic door locks, will be at NYC's HX Hotel Experience show to demonstrate its new Saffire LX and Quantum Pixel RFID BLE mobile access capable electronic locks, and the new Ambiance Access Management Software. dormakaba is one of the top three companies in the global market for access and security solutions...

Luxury Pursell Farms Trusts dormakaba for Its Electronic Lock System

dormakaba | October 4, 2018

Golf, Spa Destination Installs dormakaba Quantum RFID Locks for Smart Guest Access MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – October 4, 2018 – dormakaba, the provider of secure Saflok™ and Ilco™ electronic door locks, announced Pursell Farms, a luxury golf and spa destination, installed dormakaba's Quantum RFID mobile access capable electronic locks. "We researched the latest electronic lock solutions. Pursell Farms selected dormakaba because its lock systems are excellent and their team behind the technology was the most professional we met with," said Martin Pursell, brand development for Pursell Farms. "We are an 81 Room propert...

Marriott Maracay Golf Resort Enhances Security With Adoption of ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Technology

ASSA ABLOY Hospitality | September 12, 2018

Iconic Venezuelan hotel implements Signature RFID door locks and Elsafe Zenith safes with the Visionline access management platform Stockholm – September 12, 2018 – Marriott Maracay Golf Resort, a luxury property situated in central Venezuela, has partnered with ASSA ABLOY Hospitality to implement the latest industry standards in security access technology. With the installation now complete, property guests and staff can benefit from advanced security functionality with VingCard Signature RFID door locks, Elsafe Zenith electronic safes and the Visionline access management solution. With the addition of VingCard Signature RF...

Video: dormakaba Confirms Leadership With Total Enterprise Solution

dormakaba | September 5, 2018

dormakaba Delivers Innovation, Solution Partnership and Client Commitment through Saffire LX, Quantum Pixel Locks and Ambiance Access Management Software MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – September 5, 2018 – dormakaba, the provider of secure Saflok™ and Ilco™ electronic door locks, confirms its position as a one-stop provider for all property lodging access needs. dormakaba recently announced its new line of Saffire LX and Quantum Pixel Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) locks and Ambiance Access Software. In addition to its suite of electronic door locks, the company provides a growing list of hotel and resort solutions that incl...

Champion Hotels Taps dormakaba for First IHG avid™ hotel, First Tru by Hilton

dormakaba | August 28, 2018

dormakaba Electronic Door Locks Help Nation's Largest Privately Held Hotel Operator Provide a Secure, High Quality Guest Experience August 28, 2018 – Champion Hotels opened the world's first IHG avid hotel in Oklahoma City this month. It also opened the first Tru by Hilton in mid-2017. Champion installed dormakaba's Saflok Quantum™ mobile ready RFID electronic door locks at both properties. Champion Hotels is the largest privately held hotel operator in the US with over 180 franchised locations. Its brands include Marriott, Hilton, IHG, Wyndham, and Choice. dormakaba provides secure Saflok™ and Ilco™ electronic d...

TTI On The Move With Paul Payette

TTI Technologies | August 14, 2018

August 14, 2018 – New York, NY – TTI welcomes Paul Payette as a Development Consultant to further expand the company's Managed Business Center products and services. "Paul's wealth of industry knowledge and experience will further enhance our growth and reputation", said Steve Blidner, CEO TTI. Paul Payette is an industry veteran with 20 plus years' experience leading sales and marketing of products and services, strategic planning, and achieving tangible bottom line revenues His experience includes developing a scalable digital signage solution, and a distribution and re seller network, and sales processes for a tec...

The Inside Story of Hilton’s New High-Tech Hotel Rooms – and What It Will Mean for Travelers

Hilton | July 30, 2018

Imagine being able to set your favorite TV channels, optimal room temperature and turn the lights off from the comfort of your hotel room bed, all on your own mobile device. It's not a pipe dream: Welcome to Hilton's Connected Room. Through the award-winning Hilton Honors app, guests can use their mobile device as the in-room remote to control their television programming, lighting, and temperature controls –personalizing their preferences just as they do at home. Josh Weiss, Vice President of Brand and Guest Technology at Hilton, explains how and why Connected Room came to life and where it's going next: Q: What inspired the ...

5 Reasons Why Hotel Business Intelligence Is the Future

Hotelogix | July 23, 2018

It should come as no surprise that hospitality business intelligence is fast becoming the most sought-after technology in the hotel industry. And why not! Expecting miracles by merely collecting data is not the smartest way to go about doing things, today. Exploiting all the available BI technologies to derive insights that are most relevant to you, at the right time is what will fetch you results. But here's the catch. Even though it has become a buzzword, have we ever truly understood what Business Intelligence means, and why adoption of BI in hotel industry is as important? What is Business Intelligence? "The term Business Intelligen...

Three Ways the Customer Experience is Influencing Hospitality Design

Andrew Simmons | June 25, 2018

By Andrew Simmons, hospitality studio director at Nadel Architects At a staggering 56 million, millennials are the largest portion of the U.S. workforce and Gen Z is now the largest percentage of the general population. With the increasing desire for experiences and socialization trumping all else, whether it's the desire to engage in a local scene or create an Instagram moment, the world is scrambling to adapt in order to capture their spending power. These desires are changing how hotels are being designed due to the shifting societal priorities, which are trending toward three things: the destination and overall experience, economy o...

New “Accessibility” Regulations for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Jim Butler | June 25, 2018

By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group® Hotel Lawyers | Authors of 21 June 2018 As the number of electric and hybrid vehicles in California continues to grow, we are also seeing the proliferation of electric vehicle charging stations in the parking areas provided by hotels, theaters, stadiums and hotel mixed-use properties. While owners and managers of these facilities are providing a much-needed service to their guests, many are unaware that – at least in California – if their facility provides electric vehicle charging stations, a certain number of them must be accessible to the disabled. T...

dormakaba Brings a Total Hospitality Access Solution Suite to HITEC

dormakaba | June 20, 2018

At HITEC in Houston Visit dormakaba in Booth #2401 JUNE 18-21, 2018 George R. Brown Convention Center dormakaba Solutions Include New Saffire LX and Quantum Pixel BLE locks, Ambiance Access Software, Messenger LENS™ Network, Data Analytics and More MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – June 20, 2018 – dormakaba, the provider of Saflok™ and Ilco™ electronic door locks, brings a total hospitality access solution suite to HITEC booth 2401 in Houston, TX. dormakaba solutions include the new Saffire LX and Quantum Pixel electronic locks, Ambiance access management software, Messenger LENS wireless network with Data Analytics c...

dormakaba Launches Its Advanced Saffire LX™ Electronic Lock at HITEC

dormakaba | June 18, 2018

At HITEC in Houston Visit dormakaba in Booth #2401 JUNE 18-21, 2018 George R. Brown Convention Center Totally New RFID + BLE Enabled Saffire LX is The Beautiful Future of Hospitality Access Control MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – June 18, 2018 – dormakaba, the provider of Saflok™ and Ilco™ electronic door locks will introduce the Saffire LX electronic door lock to HITEC attendees at booth 2401. Saffire LX is dormakaba's sleek BLE-enabled RFID access control solution for guest rooms, common areas and back of house use. HITEC takes place June 18 – 21, 2018 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. For m...

Bittel to Debut MODA, a Smart Device for Hotel Guestrooms, at HITEC Houston

Bittel | June 13, 2018

Designed by Jacob Jenson, MODA is a beautifully designed, stackable, smart device that offers flexible configurations of Charging, Alarm/Clock, Bluetooth Speaker, Phone, Casting and Voice-Recognition modules; Visit Bittel in Booth 1839 at HITEC, June 19 to 21 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston San Jose, Calif. — June 13, 2018 — Bittel Americas is on a mission to become the hospitality industry's leading provider of smart devices, including charging solutions, casting products, and Bluetooth Audio / Alarm Clock amenities for hotel guestrooms. Next week at HITEC, Bittel will unveil a modern, modular and stylis...

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