Mercure Timisoara

Property integrates advanced LED panel lock with in-room amenities to create welcoming environments while offering digital key abilities & assisting with obtaining BREEAM certification.

Customer:

Situated in the Romanian city of Timisoara, Mercure Timisoara is a recently opened hotel that is committed to serving all of the needs of today’s modern traveler. Catering to guests staying for either business or leisure, the property features a range of amenities to suit any expectation, including an onsite restaurant, bar and meeting room areas.

Challenge:

Seeking to earn a reputation as a technologically advanced hotel, Mercure Timisoara sought out a security access solution that could simultaneously address growing demands for enhanced safety while still providing guests with instant convenience. The property also desired a solution that could accentuate its modern design and boost its image as a sustainable hotel.

Solution:

By selecting VingCard Allure, Mercure Timisoara gains a sleek and stylish customizable LED panel that is implemented adjacent to guestroom doors and equipped with the latest in RFID security encryption technology. The solution is also capable of fully integrating with a hotel’s Guestroom Management System (GRMS). This allows Mercure Timisoara to a determine when a guest first enters the room, with in-room IoT-based amenities such as lighting and thermostats able to automatically adjust to ensure that each guest experiences a welcoming environment from the moment that they arrive. Such an integration can also be leveraged to significantly lower a hotel’s energy costs by determining when a guestroom becomes unoccupied and adjusting amenity settings accordingly. Using in-room supplied tablets, Merucre Timisoara guests can even use VingCard Allure to instantly post housekeeping or do not disturb notifications to the hallway-facing panels, ensuring that staff are always aware of a guest’s current needs to maintain high satisfaction levels.

With VingCard Allure’s full compatibility with Mobile Access, Mercure Timisoara can also achieve its goal of providing guests with the ability to take full control of their experience via mobile app by using personal devices to digitally check-in and gain room entry. Able to completely sidestep the need to visit the front desk upon arrival, the hotel’s guests can instead begin to immediately enjoy their hotel stay while also enhancing social distancing abilities and reducing exposure to shared surfaces. Designed using Seos technology, Mobile Access further maintains a priority on guest safety by using the industry’s highest encryption standards to create, transmit and store digital key information on guest devices.

In addition to several other company solutions, VingCard Allure is certified with an environmental product declaration (EPD) that offers full transparency on how the life cycle of a product can impact the environment. Undergoing an in-depth review to verify compliance with international standards, VingCard Allure can assist in the achieving of sustainability goals by providing hotels with credits or points towards obtaining BREEAM, Green Globes and LEED certification.

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