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Hyatt Hotels Deploys Room Keys in Apple Wallet

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ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions has announced that Hyatt has selected the cloud-based Vostio Access Management platform with room key in Apple Wallet for Hyatt locations.

The first stage of this Vostio Accesss Management rollout includes Andaz Maui, Hyatt Centric Key West, Hyatt House Chicago/West Loop-Fulton Market, Hyatt House Dallas/Richardson, Hyatt Place Fremont/Silicon Valley and Hyatt Regency Long Beach. Vostio Access Management provides Hyatt hotel teams with next-generation capabilities in hotel security, operational efficiency and guest convenience thanks to its advanced software-as-a-service design.

With Vostio Access Management, Hyatt properties enabled with the solution benefit from a cloud-based security access solution that eliminates the time-consuming and resource-intensive need for on-site maintenance. This is achieved via the platform receiving regular software patches and by via the platform receiving regular software patches under the remote oversight of ASSA ABLOY’s expert team. The ability to receive instant and automatic software updates further supports Hyatt’s robust cyber security program by ensuring that systems are up-to-date.

“At Hyatt, our purpose – we care for people so they can be their best – informs all business decisions. In listening to our hotel owners, we identified an opportunity to enhance operations across our portfolio through new technology platforms,” said Julia Vander Ploeg, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Digital & Technology, Hyatt.

“Vostio Access Management is one solution that simultaneously improves security and significantly reduces operational demands on hotel teams. We are excited to provide such advanced technology to these locations and look forward to making the solution available to more of our hotels as the rollout progress continues.”

"New requirements and expectations in hotel security are surfacing at an ever faster pace and with Vostio Access Management, we are proud to provide Hyatt hotels with a solution that doesn’t represent a costly investment each time technology evolves,” said Markus Boberg, Global President Hospitality at ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions.

“Vostio Access Management doesn’t just incorporate the latest security features and functionalities, it also offers hotelier’s a crucial opportunity to continue upgrading their operations and services instantly and effortlessly according to the latest market needs. We look forward to seeing Hyatt hotels experience all of the unique advantages that our latest system can offer in creating a safer, more seamless and enjoyable hotel stay that today’s travelers seek out.”  

Developed as a scalable future-proof system, Vostio Access Management is equipped to seamlessly integrate with new property upgrades and is also compatible with existing VingCard door lock hardware. At several Hyatt locations, this also now includes supporting room key in Apple Wallet, which is compatible with Vostio Access Management. Using advanced data encryption technology Vostio Access Management ensures that digital key information is securely delivered to guest devices.

Photo credit: Hyatt

 

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