Mobile Access Solution Helps Reduce Costs and Drive Loyalty and Revenue
ASSA ABLOY Hospitality (VingCard Elsafe) has announced the deployment of its ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access, a highly advanced mobile phone-based keyless entry solution developed specifically for the global hotel market. Already implemented in more than 30,000 guestrooms at over 100 properties worldwide, the proven Mobile Access solution allows hotel guests to bypass the front desk and use their own mobile phone or device to securely access their assigned guestroom. Among the critical benefits this proven technology solution provides are increased speed, convenience and efficiency for guests, as well as streamlined front desk operations and reduced operational costs for the hotelier.
ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access is powered by Seos®,the world's first multi-platform ecosystem for issuing, delivering and revoking digital keys across a broad range of smart devices, including mobile phones, micro-processor cards and wearables, such as smart watches.The Seos protocol meets the most stringent security standards and includes secure messaging, strong authentication and data confidentiality. The ASSA ABLOY Mobile Access technology works with all VingCard locks, and there are currently over one million compatible locks installed worldwide.
ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access is ideal for mobile-native Millennials, business and frequent travelers, who have the greatest need for speed and efficiency in their travel experience. In fact, recent industry research shows that the majority of travelers would prefer a mobile access solution. According to a study by the MCD agency, 73 percent of travelers would be likely to use their smartphone to check-in and bypass the front desk. Another survey, by Software Advice,shows that 67 percent of guests would choose a smartphone-enabled hotel vs. a non-enabled hotel.