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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 security solutions. Grand Sierra Resort (GSR), located in the Reno -Tahoe area, is an all-encompassing resort with nearly 2,000 luxurious guest rooms and suites and over 200,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.

“We upgraded all guestrooms to dormakaba’s latest Saflok MT RFID electronic door locks. The new locks work great. Guests love them and our front office team values their reliability,” said Kent Vaughan, senior VP of Hotel Operations for Grand Sierra Resort and Casino. “RFID locks are smart, secure, and more reliable than magstripe units because RFID key codes cannot be erased by contact with a guest’s cell phone. The Grand Sierra expects to upgrade to dormakaba’s Ambiance lock management system in the future.” A seven-member dormakaba-certified installation team upgraded Grand Sierra’s 2,000+ guestroom doors to RFID locks in about two months. The team easily converted both occupied and vacant rooms to the new units.

“Upgrading from dormakaba’s magstripe locks is often straightforward with a clean retrofit depending on the magstripe model,” said Stephen Pollack, dormakaba VP of marketing, “Grand Sierra’s MT RFID locks are equipped with contactless and mobile access technology that enhances guest convenience and improves operational efficiency. It is ideal for retrofits and works with dormakaba’s new Ambiance Access Management Software.” Ambiance is an ideal solution to manage dormakaba’s family of advanced locking systems. The system puts operators in full control of property entry and egress areas by specifying time sensitive access permissions. The MT is a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) capable lock that can operate using dormakaba’s Mobile Access Solutions that lets guests use their mobile devices as their room key.

dormakaba is a total solution provider for the hospitality industry. Its extensive product portfolio gives architects, developers and property managers creative and operational freedom with versatile technology design solutions. Its systems address the functional needs of any hotel type by controlling and monitoring access at every entry point. dormakaba's guest-centric solutions merge security with convenience to create a safer more welcoming environment that enhances the overall guest experience.

About dormakaba

dormakaba makes access in life smart and secure. As one of the top three companies in the industry, dormakaba is the trusted partner for products, solutions and services for access to buildings and rooms from a single source. With strong brands such as Dorma, Kaba and Best in its portfolio, the company and its numerous cooperation partners are represented in over 130 countries worldwide.

dormakaba is listed at the SIX Swiss exchange, is headquartered in Rümlang (Zurich/Switzerland) and generated a turnover of over CHF 2.8 billion with more than 16,000 employees in financial year 2017/18.

For more information about dormakaba USA Inc., please visit www.dormakaba.com.

https://www.dormakaba.com/us-en/solutions/products/lodging-systems  

Contact: Stephen Pollack, Vice President Marketing

stephen.pollack@dormakaba.com / 1-859-253-4744 x3542

Contact: Julie Keyser-Squires, APR, Softscribe Inc.

Julie@softscribeinc.com / 404-256-5512

About the Grand Sierra Resort

Located in the heart of the beautiful Reno-Tahoe region, Grand Sierra Resort (GSR) is an all-encompassing resort with nearly 2,000 newly-renovated guest rooms and suites and 200,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. The destination’s premier property offers visitors a wide variety of amenities including the 2,500+ capacity, critically-acclaimed Grand Theatre, home to Reno-Tahoe’s finest entertainment experience, exhilarating nightlife at the spectacular LEX Nightclub, a spa, branded retail shopping, famed entertainment, 11 delectable restaurant and dining choices including Charlie Palmer Steak and Lounge, a remarkable year-round outdoor pool and fire pit experience, Reno’s largest outdoor ice skating rink, a two-screen cinema, a 50-lane bowling center, adrenaline-pumping rides and an aqua golf driving range. For more information, please visit www.grandsierraresort.com or to make reservations call 1-800-648-5080. For the latest and greatest news on GSR, find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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