Top Three ‘Best US Hotels in 2018’ Rely on dormakaba Electronic Locks

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Half of U.S. News & World Report ‘Top Hotels Worldwide in 2018’ Trust dormakaba Locks

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The Langham, Chicago

The entire dormakaba corporate Lodging team congratulates its clients in the U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Hotels’ ranking.

dormakaba, the provider of Saflok™ and Ilco™ electronic locks, congratulates its clients in the U.S. News & World Report 2018 ‘Best Hotels’ list. The top three hotels in the publication’s U.S. ranking are the Four Seasons Resort Lanai, The Peninsula Chicago, and The Langham, Chicago. All use dormakaba electronic locks for reliable, secure guestroom access. For more information on dormakaba electronic hotel locks, click here.

The Langham, Chicago Director of Safety and Risk John Washington said, “Guest safety and service are top priorities at The Langham Chicago. The Saflok software behind our guestroom electronic door locks is extremely useful to ensure we provide our guests with the best experience. We can easily pull lock status reports so we know in advance if a guestroom lock has an issue. This allows us to troubleshoot the lock so the guest has a comfortable stay. The RFID technology also provides an ease of room access for our guests.”

Half of the top 20 properties on U.S. News & World Report’s global ‘Best Hotels’ ranking for the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Europe are dormakaba clients. U.S. News & World Report scored luxury hotels (four-star and higher) using a methodology that combines each hotel’s industry awards with expert and guest reviews. Other “U.S. News & World Report 2018 Best Hotels” that trust dormakaba guest door locks are:

  •     Rosewood Hotel Georgia - Canada
  •     Ritz-Carlton Montreal - Canada
  •     Rosewood Mayakoba - Mexico
  •     La Reserve Paris Hotel and Spa - France
  •     Hotel Eden - Italy
  •     Hotel Plaza Athenee - France

“The entire dormakaba corporate Lodging team congratulates its clients in the U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Hotels’ ranking,” said Stephen Pollack, vice president of dormakaba – Lodging. “Earning and maintaining the highest standards in the hospitality industry requires consistent hard work and a focus on guest security and service. We wish you all the best in 2018.”

dormakaba RFID locks manufactured today are compatible with BLE, iOS and Android mobile technology. dormakaba’s mobile access solution is a secure, end-to-end mobile credential application utilizing Bluetooth Low energy (BLE). It integrates seamlessly with brand loyalty apps and chain technology infrastructures, as well as third party mobile integrator apps. Cloud-based dormakaba mobile access enables guests to open their room doors with their own mobile phone or device, including the Apple Watch, as a flexible alternative to a classic RFID keycard.

About dormakaba
dormakaba is one of the top three companies in the global market for access and security solutions. With strong brands such as Dorma and Kaba in its portfolio, it is a single source for products, solutions, and services related to doors and secure access to buildings and rooms. With approximately 16,000 employees and numerous cooperation partners, the company is active in over 130 countries. dormakaba is headquartered in Rümlang (Zurich/Switzerland) and generates an annual turnover of over CHF 2 billion.

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