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Duetto to Integrate TravelClick’s Demand Hotel Business Intelligence Data into its Market-Leading Revenue Strategy Solution

TravelClick, Inc. | March 3, 2016

Combined Offering Expected During First Half of 2016 NEW YORK – March 3, 2016 – TravelClick, a global provider of innovative cloud-based solutions that enable hotels to grow revenue, and Duetto, a market leader in hotel and casino profit optimization technology, have joined forces to integrate TravelClick's Demand360® data into Duetto's GameChanger revenue strategy application to make Open Pricing an even more powerful tool in today's complex distribution landscape. Hoteliers can further leverage Duetto's core functionality that enables hoteliers to independently yield all segments, channels, offers and room types in rea...

Kaba Lodging Announces Mobile Access Implementation White Paper

January 14, 2016

How-To White Paper Gives Steps to Implement a Secure, Successful Mobile Access Guest Experience MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – January 14, 2016 – Kaba, the provider of Saflok™ and ILCO™ electronic locks, announced that it released a white paper to help operators evaluate the mobile access opportunity for their properties. The paper, "3 Steps to Implement a Successful, Secure Mobile Access Guest Experience," demystifies mobile access strategy development with a clear, systematic approach. Click here to download the mobile access implementation white paper. White paper answers operator questions about Mobile Access "Mobile...

Gaylord Palms Chooses Kaba Networked Locks for Secure Access, Reliable At-The-Door Experience

December 10, 2015

1,400-Room Luxury Resort Cuts Operating Costs with 7-Day Installation of Low-Maintenance Saflok MT RFID Locks MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – December 10, 2015 – The Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center took secure access to a new level when the full-service property converted to Kaba Saflok MT RFID electronic door locks. Kaba's locks interface seamlessly with property management and energy management systems. The networked Saflok solution delivers total property security platform, durability and guest convenience. Kaba provides the Saflok™ and ILCO™ brands of electronic locks. Click here for information on Kaba e...

Kaba and hetras Implement Mobile Key Guestroom Access at Village Hotels

November 5, 2015

Kaba Mobile Key Access Integrates with hetras PMS; Delivers 'Automated Guest Journey' at Village Hotels MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – November 5, 2015 – Kaba announced that it partnered with hetras to implement a fully-integrated Mobile Key Access solution for Village Hotels. The Village Hotel Glasgow, Scotland went live with Kaba-hetras mobile access on October 25. Village Hotels expects to complete its full mobile guest experience rollout to all 28 properties in 2016. Kaba provides the Saflok™ and ILCO™ brands of electronic locks. hetras is the leading German-based developer of fully Internet-based management applicat...

Kaba, Intelity Announce Collaboration: Simplifies Mobile Key, Guest Services Use for Hospitality

November 4, 2015

Kaba and Intelity Team to Deliver App-Based Mobile Keys to Hotel Guests MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – ORLANDO, FLORIDA – November 4, 2015 – Kaba and Intelity announce they have established a cooperative development agreement. The relationship enables the companies to combine their industry leading technologies to make mobile key access more readily available to a wide range of hotels that include brands and independent properties. Additional mobile key-related guest services available through the joint Kaba – Intelity application include mobile check-in and check-out, hotel information, wake up calls, housekeeping and ...

Kaba and DORMA Finalize Merger

October 20, 2015

Industry Leader Emerges: DORMA and Kaba form dorma+kaba Group. Combined dorma+kaba Group Brand Now One of Top 3 Global Access Providers MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – October 20, 2015 – Kaba announced on 1 September 2015 that its merger with DORMA is finalized. The new company, dorma+kaba Group, with pro forma annual sales of more than CHF 2B ($2.1B) and more than 16,000 staff in 50 countries, is one of the top 3 firms in global access control. Kaba provides the Saflok™ and ILCO™ brands of electronic locks. Click here for information on Kaba electronic locks. DORMA products in wide use throughout hospitality industry DOR...

Beefing Up Your Hotel Gym In Eight Steps

Larry Mogelonsky | August 26, 2015

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.lma.ca) Wellness is all the rage these days, and that isn't bound to change anytime in the next decade. We are increasingly becoming a health-conscious society and, with comfortable guestrooms, spas, restaurants and fitness facilities, hotels are primed to capitalize on this movement. It's the latter of these operations that is the focus here. Spas and wellness go hand-in-hand, and your F&B department likewise has numerous options in this regard (organics, local sourcing, gluten-free, calorie counting and so on). A property's gym and any other associated sports facilities are often neglected 1....

Kaba and OpenKey Install Mobile Keyless Access System at Major Ashford Property

August 18, 2015

Kaba – OpenKey Integration Partnership Makes Convenient Mobile Access Available to Operators of Any Size MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – August 18, 2015 – Kaba announced a partnership with OpenKey to develop and implement a full-property mobile access system, with the first installation now live at a major North American property operated by Ashford. Kaba provides its Mobile Access Solution for their Saflok™ and ILCO™ brands of electronic locks. OpenKey provides universal front-end keyless mobile entry solutions that allow entry to hotel rooms via a guest's smart device. Click here for information on Kaba electronic locks. Seamless Mob...

The Langham, Chicago Implements Kaba Guest Door Locks for Reliable Security

Kaba - Beyond Security | June 17, 2015

Kaba RFID Locks Enhance The Langham, Chicago's Luxury Guest Experience; Provide a Platform for Future Mobile Access At HITEC Visit Kaba in Booth # 1921 June 15 to 18 at the Austin Convention Center MONTREAL, QC, CANADA - June 17, 2015 - Kaba announced The Langham, Chicago installed Quantum RFID door locks for all 316 luxury guest rooms and suites. The Quantum locks link to Kaba's Messenger 6000 wireless property network, which provides a smooth interface with The Langham, Chicago's property management and energy management systems. The Messenger door lock platform with cross-property communication supports optimum security and guest co...

The Woodlands® Resort & Conference Center Installs Kaba Mobile Access Solutions

June 10, 2015

At HITEC Visit Kaba in Booth # 1921 June 15 to 18 at the Austin Convention Center The Woodlands Resort Experiences Fast, Easy Five-Minute-Per-Door Upgrade from RFID to Kaba Mobile Access MONTREAL, QC, CANADA – June 10, 2015 – Kaba installed its Mobile Access Solutions at The Woodlands® Resort & Conference Center near Houston, Texas. This award winning property, owned by The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC), has 406 rooms and caters to conferences, business travelers and families. Kaba provides the Saflok™ and ILCO™ brands of electronic locks. Click here for information on Kaba electronic locks. Kaba's Mobile Access ...

Kaba Mobile Access Solutions at HITEC: Touch The Future of Secure Convenience

Kaba - Beyond Security | June 8, 2015

At HITEC Visit Kaba in Booth # 1921 to Touch the Future June 15 to 18 at the Austin Convention Center Brands and Independents Select Kaba to Deliver a Secure, Reliable Mobile Complement to RFID Keycards MONTREAL, QC, CANADA - June 8, 2015 - Kaba has expanded implementation of its Mobile Access Solutions across hospitality properties in North America and Europe. New US installs include full-service chain properties and luxury boutiques. Kaba comes to HITEC 2015 with hands-on mobile access solutions for attendees to experience the convenience of using their own iOS devices for room entry. Kaba mobile access is Apple Watch compatible, at...

Kaba Installs Mobile Access Technology at The Cromwell in Las Vegas

Kaba - Beyond Security | February 2, 2015

Kaba's Keyless Mobile Access Technology Fitted at The Cromwell. Mobile Phone Used as Hotel Room key for Secure and Convenient Assignment of Access Authorizations Montreal/Las Vegas - February 2, 2015 - Kaba, the leading provider of access control solutions for the hotel industry, has installed a mobile access system at The Cromwell in Las Vegas. Cloud-based Kaba keys operate in all hotel rooms, allowing guests to open their room doors with their own mobile phone or device as an alternative to a classic RFID card. The use of Bluetooth Low Energy means that Apple iOS smartphones are supported. "Kaba's mobile access system is based on the ...

Mission Makeover® TV Series Names Bonaventure Resort & Spa as Site for Fitness & Wellness Episodes

January 19, 2015

Select episodes filmed on location at Bonaventure Resort & Spa, an ideal site to help the Mission Makeover ladies achieve their goal of transformation in both mind and body POMPANO BEACH, Fla., January 2015 ... Mission Makeover®, an award-winning health and wellness series, welcomes the Bonaventure Resort & Spa to Season 4 of the show as the premier host site for the series' fitness and wellness episodes. The premiere of Mission Makeover will air on Monday, February 9, 2015 at 7:30 a.m. on Lifetime. Mission Makeover is a 13-week "look good, feel good" reality series that follows the powerful journey of women on a mission of a l...

VidaBox Launches Kiosk Centric Web-store, VidaPower & all NEW VidaMount VESA Tablet Enclosure Produc

VidaBox LLC | January 6, 2015

GARDEN CITY PARK, N.Y. — January 2015 — VidaBox LLC has launched their newly created kiosk division with the grand opening of its vidabox.com/kiosks web-store. Created to differentiate their tablet products from their highly successful media server offerings, the new website allows clients to find specifically what they need in these two distinct markets. Custom configuration menus on each product page make it simple to configure everything from enclosures to mounts, as well as power solutions, all to meet the unique needs of each client's application(s). [Learn More > vidabox.com/kiosks] "With new branding to include VidaMount and ...

Kaba White Paper Outlines Mobile Access Processes to Keep Hotels and Guests Secure

Kaba - Beyond security | November 5, 2014

Is Your Property Ready for Mobile Access? Discover the 3 Essential Steps for Hoteliers to Assess the Industry's Hottest Emerging Technology MONTREAL, QC, CANADA - November 5, 2014 - Guest and property security should take top priority as the hospitality industry moves toward mobile access, according to a newly-released white paper from Kaba. How Hoteliers Can Get to Secure Mobile Key: Understand what lies beyond the Tip of the Mobile Access Iceberg describes a 3-step process to evaluate whether a property may benefit from this emerging technology. The informative paper also provides a 6-step mobile access implementation process checklis...

Kaba Video:  We’re Going Mobile!  And Taking You with Us

Kaba - Beyond security | September 17, 2014

Kaba Demonstrates Its Latest Mobile-Access Compatible RFID Door Locks That Give Operators A Choice of Guest Entry Options. MONTREAL, QC, CANADA - September 17, 2014 - Kaba's latest RFID door locks are mobile-access compatible to give operators a flexible choice of guest entry options. The following video demonstrates how guests may use smartphones to access Kaba's secure door locks via a secure mobile credential. Kaba locks utilize a cloud-based mobile access system and a BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) to deliver a seamless guest experience. Kaba provides the Saflok™ and ILCO™ brands of electronic locks. Click here for information on Ka...

Despite Aspirations to Focus on Fitness, R&R Still Reigns as Americans Determine Their Summer Travel

Room Key | July 7, 2014

DALLAS -- A new survey by Room Key finds that Americans aspire to engage in active pursuits when thinking about their summer vacations, but when it comes down to it, the intuitive desire to focus on leisure wins out. According to the study, which surveyed 1,023 nationally representative Americans aged 18 and over in June, nearly one in two individuals (46 percent) expressed that a fitness-related activity would dictate their travel plans, including pursuits such as learning a new sport, improving at a sport or fulfilling an extreme goal, such as skydiving or mountain climbing. Additionally, 57 percent of Americans would specifically cho...

Kaba Launches ‘Kaba Mobile Access Solutions’ at HITEC

Kaba - Beyond security | June 24, 2014

At HITEC Download Kaba's Mobile Key App for iPhone and Android Demo at Booth # 513 Kaba Gives HITEC Attendees Downloadable App for Demo of 'Bluetooth Low Energy' Enabled Mobile Key Access MONTREAL, QC, CANADA - June 24, 2014 - Kaba invites HITEC attendees to experience secure mobile credential deployment via a cloud-based mobile access system and a BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) enabled at-lock guest experience. Attendees will be able to download an app that enables them to use their Apple iPhones (4S and above) to access Kaba guest door locks. Kaba provides the Saflok™ and ILCO™ brands of electronic locks. Click here for information o...

White Lodging Implements Kaba RFID Guest Door Locks at 30 Properties

June 4, 2014

HITEC Booth #513 Why Kaba RFID Locks? White Lodging Selected Kaba Locks Based on Product, Service, and Price MONTREAL, QC, CANADA - June 4, 2014 - Kaba, provider of Saflok™ and ILCO™ brands of electronic locks, announced White Lodging selected Kaba's Saflok Quantum and RT RFID guestroom door locks for more than 30 Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, IHG, and other flagged properties. Installation began in 4Q 2013 with completion expected in early 2014. Click here for information on Kaba electronic locks. "White Lodging selected Kaba's lock systems for these properties after a thorough evaluation of the 3 major lock providers. We selected Kab...

Robanda Amenities Partners with Baxter of California

Robanda International | May 12, 2014

New luxury soap created for boutique hotel The Line San Diego, Calif. (May 12, 2014) - Robanda Amenities, a division of diversified beauty manufacturer Robanda International, has partnered with luxury men's grooming product manufacturer, Baxter of California. This will be Baxter's first venture into the hospitality segment, with Robanda Amenities facilitating entry into four and five star properties. Using one of Baxter's most popular soap formulas, Robanda Amenities created a full custom set of amenities for The Line hotel, a boutique property in Los Angeles, California, owned by The Sydell Group, a New York based owner and developer ...

IHM&RS Launch: Kaba Announces Flexible Online Lock Platform

Kaba, Saflok, ILCO | November 8, 2013

Kaba's Saflok Online Lock System Delivers Greater Security and Guest Convenience at Historic Properties At IHM&RS come to booth 2902 to learn more about Kaba's Online Locking System. MONTREAL, QC, CANADA - November 8, 2013 - Kaba, provider of Saflok™ and ILCO™ electronic locks will announce its new Wi-Fi communications backbone for online hotel locks at IHM&RS, November 9 - 12 in New York. Kaba's Saflok online lock system increases security and guest convenience. The system uses Zigbee communication from locks but Wi-Fi communication from Kaba's Messenger™ gateways. This enables hotels to realize the benefits of Zigbee onl...

Kaba to Install Saflok Quantum RFID Locks at 5 FelCor Lodging Trust Properties

Kaba, Saflok, ILCO | October 23, 2013

Reliability, Contemporary Design, and Kaba Service Drive Choice for Saflok Quantum MONTREAL, QC, CANADA - October 23, 2013 - Kaba, provider of Saflok™ and ILCO™ electronic locks announced FelCor Lodging Trust will install Saflok Quantum RFID locks and System 6000 central access control in five properties in California, Florida, and Louisiana. FelCor standardized its guestroom door locks on Saflok Quantum RFID units and the System 6000 centralized access control system for all property renovations. Click here for information on Kaba electronic locks. "FelCor uses Saflok Quantum RFID guest door lock systems for its renovation projects...

WESTIN NEW YORK GRAND CENTRAL SAYS GOODBYE TO “BRAIN DRAIN,” LAUNCHES WestinWORKOUT® MEETING BREAKS

JMCPR | September 4, 2013

NEW YORK – Frequent business meeting and conference attendees know that long, intense meeting sessions can sometimes leave attendees feeling "brain drain." The Westin New York Grand Central Hotel has launched a new program that aims to recharge meetings with a new fitness-themed WestinWORKOUT® group meeting break, featuring group stretching and exercises accompanied by healthy food and beverage selections. During the meeting breaks, attendees will power up with a 30-minute workout led by Molly Winter Fitness, including exercises designed to rejuvenate muscles and minds. Nourishing menu selections that accompany the breaks include fr...

Robanda International Launching New Amenities Division

Robanda International | August 5, 2013

Stock programs as well as custom options for any size business San Diego, Calif. (August 5, 2013)- Robanda International, a diversified beauty products manufacturer, is venturing into the hotel amenity supply market with their new division, Robanda Amenities. The focus of this new division is to supply quality formulations, attractive packaging, and affordable prices for the hotel and hospitality industry. There will initially be three stock collections customers may choose from, as well as the ability to create an entirely custom range. "For someone like myself with a background in the amenities business, Robanda International's histo...

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