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...
April 29, 2019
Not all Chinese wine tourists are the same. Although wine tourism is becoming more popular in China according to a study published recently by a group of researchers including SHTM professors Hanqin Qiu Zhang and Brian King, there is wide variation in tourists' level of involvement in wine-based activities. Drawing on the findings of a survey measuring levels of involvement in and perceptions of wine tourism, the researchers provide useful information for marketers aiming to develop targeted trips and marketing strategies. Interest in wine tourism has increased worldwide as tourists seek "authentic and individualistic experiences" while on...
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...
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Establishes Fund at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration in Honor of Former CEO J. Allen Smith
March 20, 2019
Ithaca, NY– Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has established an empowerment fund at the School of Hotel Administration in honor of their former chief executive officer, J. Allen Smith '80, MPS '86. The J. Allen and Katherine Smith / Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Empowerment Fund will provide a holistic program supporting underrepresented minority and first generation students to help ensure their current and future success. This includes mentoring, professional development, and career guidance. "I'm extremely grateful to Four Seasons for honoring Allen's many contributions to the hospitality industry with the creation of this fun...
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...
Bryan K. Williams | March 11, 2019
30-Second Video By Dr. Bryan K. Williams One of the most frequently asked questions I get is "How do I handle difficult conversations with my staff?" I've found that leaders want to address subpar (and even mediocre) performance with their teams, but lack the skillset for how to do so effectively. One of our multiple sessions at the upcoming STRONG Leader Institute will be led by Alicia Santamaria, who is a subject matter expert on all areas of Workplace Conflict Management. Her session is called: Leadership Best Practices for Approaching and Engaging in Difficult Conversations In this session, she will explore four practi...
Chris K. Anderson | February 28, 2019
by Elizabeth Martyn and Christopher Anderson As the hospitality and service industry makes greater use of computer applications and virtual technology, personal contact with employees becomes increasingly important for customer satisfaction. In a recent report from the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research (CHR), we explore how those customer contact employees can be trained in the "how" of service, especially when employees are involved in service recovery. We are specifically looking at training in the key skills of employee engagement, communication, and attitude, because they have a strong effect on customers' evaluation of servic...
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