W Barcelona Completes Vision with Signature by VingCard®
Latest Starwood Development Selects Leading Hospitality Security Provider for the Ultimate Security
Designed for the most sophisticated hotels around the world, Signature by VingCard features a 600 event audit trail, re-programmable FLASH RAM lock memory and both magnetic stripe and combo reader options. Additionally, the lock maximizes convenience for hoteliers and provides user-friendly guest interaction. Signature by VingCard also features upgradeable technology and flexible configurations, including an optional mechanical override cylinder and a special high-resistant polymer battery cover.
“With these unique features, our property can continue operate at a constant, high level,” said Martín. “And while the security and efficiency of the property is important, the simplistic yet stylish design of these Signature by VingCard electronic door locks allows our property to create an impressive and lasting first impression on our guests.”
In addition to being secure and reliable, Signature by VingCard features minimal door hardware with only the bezel for card insertion and the designer handle visible on the outside of the guestroom door. It is available in any one of VingCard’s nine different finishes, including two alternative bezel styles – Signature Trend for contemporary designs and Signature Décor for more traditional styles. Additionally, several designers’ collection door handles allow architects and designers to create an aesthetically pleasing environment for hotel guests.
“We developed this lock with architects and designers in mind, allowing hoteliers to maintain a property’s atmosphere from the lobby all the way to the guestroom doors,” said Christian Hénon, president of ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Europe/Middle East/Africa. “By providing hoteliers with the ability to choose the right design for each property, guests will be charmed by these visually appealing luxury locks that keep them safe and secure from the moment they enter the hotel.”
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About VingCard Elsafe | The world leader in hotel security technology, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality has products installed in more than 36,000 properties worldwide, securing in excess of 6 million hotel rooms. The ASSA ABLOY Group, a publicly listed company, is a world leader in security and hospitality systems. VingCard provides numerous electronic locking system solutions, including traditional magnetic-strip, smartcard systems and the latest RFID electronic locks compatible with the main ISO standards: ISO 14.443A (MIFARE), ISO 14.443B, ISO15.693 and NFC-compatible (Near Field Communication), fully integrated PMS interface software solutions, as well as the world leader in wireless online locking solutions for hotels based on ZigBee secured open platform. VingCard has worldwide service and support in more than 166 countries. Elsafe provides the first UL-listed (1037) hotel safe series on the market today in keypad and card-based models. Safes that include a UL-listed internal power outlet to support recharging of laptops and camcorders, full wireless online capabilities and RFID versions compatible with VingCard system. Elsafe customers also enjoy the same worldwide service and support. The ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Group is dedicated to the hospitality industry. For more information on VingCard Elsafe, visit or .
About W Barcelona | W Barcelona, a property of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, is a unique destination resort located where Barcelona meets the Mediterranean Sea. Featuring a W Bar, W Lounge, Eclipse rooftop bar, Wet® pool and terrace, Bliss® Spa and state-of-the-art SWEAT® fitness center, the 26 floors, 473-room property is an idealistic retreat. Located near La Barceloneta, Ciutat Vella, Picasso museum and FC Barcelona Stadium, the property offers something for every traveler. For more information, visit .
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