Safemark Systems and ScooterBug Announce Merger
Pairing of Companies Creates Global Guest Security, Mobility and Convenience Leader
"This combination enables us to enhance our technology and service solutions for our customers and their guests, offer new opportunities for employees, and enhance our value to stakeholders," stated George Oelschig, Safemark chief executive officer. "In addition to the strategic benefits of our complementary organizations and products, both companies share similar core values and cultures that are supported by tenured teams. As we leverage the strengths of each division, we will continue to provide the same excellent service and focus on building long term relationships that our customers have come to expect."
With a focus on delivering technology-enabled solutions, the companies' core competencies are highly complementary and will increase and broaden ongoing product development and integration capabilities. Through accelerated innovation, customers and partners will continue to improve operational efficiencies while enhancing the overall guest experience.
"The merger and the resulting combination of ScooterBug and Best Lockers will offer many benefits to our customers, and we are excited to bring this to market. The history and experience each company brings to bear is unparalleled in the guest mobility and convenience market," stated Chris Meehan, president and chief executive officer of ScooterBug, Inc.
In addition to providing fleet mobility solutions to more than 300 customers around the world, ScooterBug significantly increases guest satisfaction in the hospitality industry though its tourist mobility program. Strategically located in both Orlando and Las Vegas, ScooterBug provides an extensive portfolio of rental products including scooters, strollers and wheelchairs that can be delivered directly to local hotels and resorts. This solution is ideal for venues interested in delivering the convenience of guest mobility without the hassle of managing inventory, storage and maintenance.
Celebrating over 30 years of guest room security, Safemark is the dominant provider of safes to the global hospitalityindustry and the approved supplier for leading hotel brands and management companies. With more than 1.5 million installations and the widest selection of safes, Safemark has engineered a complete line of safes to balance the unique needs of operators, designers, and hotel guests. As an added peace of mind, each safe includes a manufacturer"s warranty and an exclusive $10,000 limited warranty against forced entry. Safemark teamed with Privacy Logic™ in 2011 to introduce SPEYEGUARD® Stationary Covers, an innovative solution developed to eliminate all forms of peephole tampering. Safemark"s sister company, ScooterBug, Inc., provides customers with an extensive portfolio of guest mobility solutions and electronic lockers. Together, Safemark and ScooterBug alter the way hospitality, leisure and entertainment venues deliver guest convenience through exclusive patented technologies. For additional information, visit www.safemark.com.