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dormakaba Launches Quantum® Pixel, the Next Generation of Quantum Locks at HITEC

dormakaba | June 20, 2017

Visit dormakaba in Booth #1901 at HITEC in Toronto JUNE 26-29 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Advanced Bluetooth/RFID Lock Delivers Data Analytics and Ultra Low Visibility to Fit Every Décor; Attendees Experience Virtual Reality via dormakaba's Virtual Design Center June 20, 2017 – MONTREAL – dormakaba, one of the top three companies in the global market for access and security solutions, will launch its Quantum® Pixel electronic door lock at HITEC 2017 in booth 1901. Quantum Pixel collects a wealth of lock activity information to support productivity analytics. dormakaba will also debut its Virtual Desig...

Save the Date: Learn How to Simplify Mobile Adoption in May 31 Webinar

dormakaba | May 25, 2017

May 31st at 1pmET (10amPT) dormakaba, Intelity, StayNTouch will Host a Webinar titled, "Leveraging the Power of Mobility: The New way to Satisfy Guests" to Clarify Mobile Adoption May 25, 2017 – MONTREAL – Today's guests want a mobile hospitality experience. Do you have an effective strategy for mobile implementation? Would you like to learn more about emerging mobile applications? On May 31st at 1pmET (10amPT) three of the hospitality industry's leading mobile solutions companies will host a webinar that will show operators how to plan and execute a mobile strategy that delivers a positive guest experience and creates great...

dormakaba, Intelity, StayNTouch Announce Webinar to Simplify Mobile Adoption

dormakaba | May 16, 2017

May 31 Webinar "Leveraging the Power of Mobility: The New way to Satisfy Guests" Clarifies Steps for Mobile Adoption, How to Deploy an Efficient Mobile Strategy May 16, 2017 – MONTREAL – Today's guests want a mobile hospitality experience. Do you have an effective strategy for mobile implementation? Would you like to learn more about emerging mobile applications? On May 31st at 1pmET (10amPT) three of the hospitality industry's leading mobile solutions companies will host a webinar that will show operators how to plan and execute a mobile strategy that delivers a positive guest experience and creates greater operating effici...

Respected Security Company York Access Control Endorses dormakaba Electronic Door Locks for All Projects

dormakaba | April 18, 2017

dormakaba Product Quality, Professional Tech Support, Service Earn Trust of Major National Lock Installation Company April 18, 2017 – MONTREAL – York Access Control, a wholly owned subsidiary of York Industries, Inc., installs thousands of electronic door locks for dozens of major-brand properties each month. Its five install teams are experienced with all lock brands and manage projects across North America, Hawaii and the Caribbean. "We work with several electronic door lock companies and dormakaba is the best in my opinion. I have learned to trust the high quality of their products." "They consistently provide everything ...

ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Captures Prestigious Vendor’s Trophy Award for Best Locks Vendor in the Hotel Industry

ASSA ABLOY Hospitality | April 4, 2017

Global leader in hotel security technology receives respected industry award from Brazilian Magazine, Revista HOTÉIS, for its innovative line of electronic hotel door locks. Stockholm – April 4, 2017 – ASSA ABLOY Hospitality, the global leader in hospitality and hotel security technology, has been awarded the 2016 Vendor's Trophy in the Hotel Industry for Best Locks Vendor. The annual ceremony, sponsored by renowned Brazilian magazine, Revista HOTÉIS, recognizes international vendors that show outstanding accomplishments in the supply of products and services in the hotel industry. This award marks ASSA ABLOY H...

Seven of the “Best 15 Hotels in the USA” Trust dormakaba Electronic Locks

dormakaba | March 30, 2017

dormakaba Congratulates Client Langham Chicago Ranked #1 in Best USA Hotels by U.S. News & World Report March 30, 2017 – MONTREAL – U.S. News & World Report named its "Best 15 Hotels in the USA" and seven of the Best trust dormakaba electronic door locks, including #1-Ranked The Langham, Chicago. #1-Ranked "Best 15 Hotels in USA", The Langham Chicago, relies on dormakaba Saflok RFID locks. The Langham, Chicago resides within the landmark 52-story riverfront AMA Plaza. It offers views of the cityscape and Lake Michigan and relies on dormakaba's Saflok Quantum RFID door locks for its 316 luxury guest rooms and suites...

Why Hotels are Charging Up for Electric Vehicles

JLL Real Views | March 28, 2017

An award-winning bar, exclusive spa, and … electric vehicle charging stations? For some major hotel chains, power points that enable guests to recharge their cars on the premises are a new perk. In the United States, sales of electric vehicles soared in 2016, showing a 70 percent year-over-year increase in monthly sales. For consumers, the choice is bigger than ever; by the end of 2016, automakers were offering about 30 electric models to choose from, such as the Tesla Model S, Chevy Volt, and Nissan Leaf. And even more are on the way, with Ford's plans to create 13 EV models by 2020, Mercedes saying it will produce 10 by 2025, a...

Beauport Hotel Gloucester Trusts dormakaba Saflok Networked Locks

Beauport Hotel Gloucester | March 7, 2017

New-Build Ocean Front Destination Selects dormakaba for Reliability and Secure Property Access March 7, 2017 – MONTREAL – dormakaba, provider of Saflok and Ilco RFID and mobile access security solutions, announced the new Beauport Hotel Gloucester, Massachusetts, opened its doors with mobile-ready networked Saflok Quantum RFID guest room electronic door locks as well as perimeter and facility access entry points. The property's electronic door locks communicate with the Beauport Hotel's front office system over dormakaba's Messenger® Lens network for a more secure guest environment. The luxury Beauport Hotel Gloucester ...

dormakaba Completes Acquisition of Mechanical Security Businesses from Stanley Black & Decker – New Top-Three Player in North American Market

dormakaba | February 24, 2017

Reamstown, PA, February 24, 2017 - dormakaba has completed the acquisition of certain Mechanical Security businesses from Stanley Black & Decker and has closed the transaction effective February 22, 2017, following satisfaction of customary closing conditions including the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals. The transaction was first announced on December 21, 2016. With this acquisition, dormakaba gains substantial scale in line with its stated strategy, evolving from a distant four to a strong number three player in the attractive North American market that can offer the full portfolio of door hardware and access control...

Sir Adam Amsterdam Installs dormakaba Saflok RFID Electronic Door Locks

Sir Adam Hotel | February 16, 2017

Trendy Amsterdam Hot Spot Trusts Reliable Quantum RFID Guest Electronic Door Lock System February 16, 2017 – MONTREAL – dormakaba Group, provider of Saflok and Ilco RFID and mobile access security solutions, announced the Sir Adam Amsterdam hotel in The Netherlands, implemented its Saflok Quantum RFID electronic door lock system. Sir Adam is located in the first eight floors of Amsterdam's landmark A'DAM Toren tower overlooking the historic city center. dormakaba is a leading company in the global market for access and security solutions. Click here for information on electronic door locks from the dormakaba Group. "Sir Ada...

Introducing The Joseph Abboud Hotel Guest Room Amenities Collection

Joseph Abboud | February 6, 2017

Essential Amenities has partnered with Joseph Abboud for our new modern, sophisticated, & upscale amenities collection. Joseph Abboud and Essential Amenities, Inc. have entered into a new licensing agreement to manufacture and market a completely new collection of personal care hotel amenities created especially for the guest room. The new products help to support the Joseph Abboud brand that represents a modern American lifestyle with a sophisticated sense of color and texture. Updated yet classic, bringing new definition to things familiar. The hotel guest amenities include facial and exfoliating bath soaps as well as enriched sha...

“Fitness Breaks” Study Examines How and Why People Exercise While Traveling

Expedia.com | February 1, 2017

Australians and Americans likeliest to exercise when traveling, British and Germans least likely BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 1, 2017 -- Expedia.com®, today released the results of the 2017 Expedia Fitness Breaks Study, executed in partnership with Google Consumer Surveys. The Fitness Breaks Study asked more than 7,000 residents of seven countries – Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States – how they incorporate exercise into their travel regimen. The study found the most active travelers are Australians, with a full 55% believing it is important to exercise while traveling. Americans...

Cheers to a Year of Thriving – Health and Wellness Trends on the Rise in 2017

Natirar Mansion | January 12, 2017

Over the past year we all saw, and or experienced a steep rise in the popularity of health & wellness. Likely as a direct result of our fast-paced and driven society, many of us find comfort in taking the time to slow down and nurture ourselves. In 2016 we saw the rise of vegan and gluten-free diets, yoga, meditation and high-intensity workouts, spiritual healing such as Reiki, and a shift towards more homeopathic remedies. The health & wellness trends of 2016 will now be giving way to the health & wellness trends of 2017, and we've done the research to present you predictions of just what those will be! Health and Wellness ...

Valcartier Hotel Installs dormakaba Saflok RFID Electronic Door Locks

Valcartier Hotel and Vacation Village | December 1, 2016

Dependability, Client Trust Drive dormakaba Selection at Largest Resort in Eastern Quebec December 1, 2016 – MONTREAL – dormakaba Group, provider of Saflok and ILCO RFID and mobile access security solutions, announced the Valcartier Hotel at Valcartier Vacation Village resort in Quebec (Canada) will open its doors in December 2016 with networked Saflok mobile-ready Quantum RFID electronic door locks. The now four-season Valcartier Vacation Village is the biggest winter playground in North America and will be the largest resort in Eastern Canada when it opens in December 2016. dormakaba is a leading company in the global mark...

New Innovations In Hospitality HSIA Elevate Guest Experiences Through Relentless Network Monitoring & Management

Sunray | November 23, 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA — Sunray, the network provider widely regarded as the hospitality industry's HSIA visionaries, will unveil the next phase in hotel network management innovation in December, 2016. In addition to Sunray's Umbra service suite, this next phase includes real-time wireless connection quality monitoring and an intelligent auditing system. Hotel IT teams will now be able to receive real-time readings from thousands of devices across every level of their network. This provides accurate, easily digestible reporting, alerting and trending of events that can significantly disrupt network performance. The auditing system runs hu...

Hotel Technologies Meeting Guests’ Demands for More Electric Outlets and USB Ports in Guestrooms

Hotel Technologies | November 14, 2016

iHome® manufacturer to unveil space-saving desktop and nightstand charging units with up to three power plugs and four USB ports at HX: The Hotel Experience; Visit Hotel Technologies in Booth 2537 Rahway, N.J. (November 14, 2016) — Planning to add additional charging outlets to guestrooms in 2017? Data suggests you should be. Business travelers across the U.S. and Canada say they want more standard and USB outlets in rooms, along with chargers for smartphones and/or laptops. Today at HX: The Hotel Experience in New York, Hotel Technologies is showing two convenient, compact charging devices for the desktop and nightstand: the ...

Twenty Four Seven Hotels Taps dormakaba For Mobile Access Locks at Moxy Tempe

Twenty Four Seven Hotels | November 10, 2016

Trendy Metro Phoenix Lifestyle Property says Saflok is Perfect Fit for Tech-Savvy Guests and Mobile Check-In MONTREAL – November 10, 2016 – dormakaba Group, provider of Saflok and ILCO RFID and mobile access security solutions, announced the 186-room Moxy Tempe, AZ hotel installed Saflok Quantum RFID mobile access electronic door locks. Moxy is Marriott International's edgy new lifestyle brand with the first Moxy debuting in the United States this year in Tempe, AZ and managed by Newport Beach, CA-based Twenty Four Seven Hotels www.247hotels.com. Click here for information on electronic door locks from the dormakaba Group. ...

dormakaba Agrees to Acquire Mesker Openings Group, Expanding Business in North America

dormakaba | November 9, 2016

Reamstown, PA - 9 November 2016 - dormakaba has signed an agreement to acquire US-based Mesker Openings Group and expects to close the transaction in 2016 upon the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. With the consummation of the acquisition of Mesker, a leader in the commercial door and hardware industry in the USA, dormakaba will increase the breadth of its product offering in North America. "The acquisition of Mesker is a continuation of the industrial logic underlying the merger to dormakaba and a consistent implementation step of our strategy for North America", says CEO Riet Cadonau. "It will expand our offering in North ...

Motor City’s Group 10 Management Puts Guest Security First with dormakaba Door Locks

Group 10 Management | September 27, 2016

Professional Service, Reliable Products, Competitive Prices Drive Decision for Saflok and ILCO Guest Door Locks September 27, 2016 – A reliable, secure guestroom door key and lock system is essential to smooth hotel operations. Owner operator Group 10 Management based just outside Detroit understands this. Group 10 has 30+ years of hotel experience with the largest brands. "Guest security and hotel operations are dependent on door lock operations," said Frank Altawil, area manager for Group 10. "We are a family business. When we sell a room we are welcoming that guest into our property and we want them to be secure. We trust Saflo...

Exploria Resorts Trusts dorma+kaba for Guest Security at 8 Sites

Exploria Resorts | September 6, 2016

Saflok RFID Locks Deliver Flawless Guest Experience; Keeps Guests Safe at Family Resorts September 6, 2016 – Exploria Resorts operates 8 properties from Orlando and New Smyrna Beach, Florida to Branson, Missouri and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Each Exploria Resort is a destination for families that want a special vacation filled with unique experiences. Exploria properties offer white sand beaches, the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and the thrills of Orlando's world-renowned attractions with the comforts of a leisure getaway. One thing its properties have in common is Exploria's commitment to guest safety ...

Kaba and Zaplox Partner for Mobile Access Integration at HTL Hotels

June 21, 2016

Integrator Partnership Between Kaba and Zaplox Delivers Mobile Access System at Scandinavian Hotel Chain HTL MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – June 21, 2016 – Kaba, the provider of Saflok™ and ILCO™ electronic locks, announced that it coordinated with Zaplox to implement Mobile Access functionality at HTL hotels. Zaplox is an innovator of advanced Mobile Key Services for the global hospitality industry. HTL hotels is an innovative new hotel chain, offering hotels with the best city center locations for the modern traveler who appreciates high quality, modern design, personalized service and an attractive price. For more inf...

Kaba Presents its Saflok Next-Generation Software, AMBIANCE™ at HITEC

June 14, 2016

Simplified, User Friendly, Access Control Solution That Supports Flexible Deployment Options and Increases Property ROI Through Reduced Support and Training Costs. MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – June 14, 2016 – Kaba, the provider of Saflok™ and ILCO™ electronic door locks, will present its new AMBIANCE access management software at HITEC in New Orleans, June 20-23. AMBIANCE embraces industry best practices to deliver return on investment through shorter and easier training sessions and reduced support requirements. The system is scalable to fit practically any budget and manages Kaba's BLE, RFID, and magstripe hotel gues...

dorma+kaba Merger Expands Kaba Capabilities with 35 N. America Offices for Fast System Installations

April 21, 2016

Multiple Regional Service Centers and Increased Staff Double Company Strength; Expanded Team Supports Demand for Saflok and ILCO Electronic Lock and Mobile Key Installations MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – April 21, 2016 – Kaba, the provider of Saflok™ and ILCO™ electronic locks, announced that the 2015 merger of Dorma with Kaba, now dorma+kaba Group (SIX: DOKA), created 35 new North American offices to support installation and service of Saflok and ILCO electronic locks. The offices, associated service centers and their teams expand and strengthen Kaba's ability to more quickly meet hospitality industry demand for its el...

Hotels Focus More on Family Fun Facilities

Jeff Coy | April 14, 2016

Developers Consider Options for Adding WOW By Jeff Coy, ISHC April, 2016. Hotels are no longer just a place to lodge and sleep. Not content with just the same old amenities, today's hotel guest is looking for an experience. Dad or Mom may be attending a conference at the hotel, but if the hotel also has a waterpark or a family entertainment center, there is a strong reason to bring the whole family on what would otherwise be just a business trip. When both parents work, they already feel guilty about leaving their children home with a sitter. So hotels that offer high entertainment value and a conference center are especially appeali...

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