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The Langham, Chicago Implements Kaba Guest Door Locks for Reliable Security

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Kaba announced The Langham, Chicago installed Quantum RFID door locks for all 316 luxury guest rooms and suites. The Quantum locks link to Kaba’s Messenger 6000 wireless property network, which provides a smooth interface with The Langham, Chicago’s property management and energy management systems. The Messenger door lock platform with cross-property communication supports optimum security and guest convenience. Kaba provides the Saflok™ and ILCO™ brands of electronic locks. Click here for information on Kaba electronic locks.gI_87726_The Langham Chicago

The Langham, Chicago offers views of the cityscape, the Chicago River, and Lake Michigan. The property is housed in a skyscraper designed by architect Mies van der Rohe and is minutes from the Loop, Grant Park, Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park and Navy Pier. Kaba leads the industry in developing and implementing total-enterprise security for guest doors, public spaces, and physical access in BLE mobile access, RFID and other platforms.

Flexible Kaba platform enables future mobile technology expansion
Alastair Cush, Kaba’s head of lodging global business development, said, “The primary responsibility for a property operator is guest security. Kaba’s RFID locks deliver security and enhance the guest experience with greater convenience. Our RFID locks also provide a platform for future technology expansion.”

Latest Kaba RFID locks are mobile access ready
All Kaba RFID door locks shipped today are mobile-access iOS and Android compatible to give operators a flexible choice of guest entry options. Kaba mobile locks use a cloud-based mobile access system and BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) to deliver a seamless, reliable, and highly secure guest experience. The flexibility of Kaba’s mobile access solutions ensure that properties can meet travelers’ emerging demand for greater mobile compatibility. Guests can check-in online with their mobile device, and use it during their stay as their very own mobile room key.

Are you ready for mobile access? Download a 6-point checklist for hoteliers
Is your property ready to install mobile access door lock systems for a superior guest experience? Find out now.Click here to download Kaba’s white paper: “How Hoteliers Can Get to Secure Mobile Key: Understand what lies beyond the Tip of the Mobile Access Iceberg”

Kaba – Beyond Security
With its innovative products, systems, and services, globally active technology group Kaba (SIX Swiss Exchange: KABN) is a leading provider of high quality access management solutions, locks, cylinders, physical access systems, enterprise data and time recording, and hotel access systems. The Group is also the global market leader for high security locks, key blanks, transponder keys, and key manufacturing machines. The listed Group employs around 9,000 people in more than 60 countries. For more than 150 years, Kaba has set trends in security and beyond – in terms of functionality, convenience, and design — always with a focus on optimum value to customers. Kaba provides the Saflok and ILCO electronic locking solutions. http://www.kaba.com and http://www.kabalodging.com

The Langham, Chicago
The newest North American addition to Langham Hospitality Group’s luxury portfolio, The Langham, Chicago resides within the landmark, 52-story riverfront AMA Plaza (formerly IBM building) that is designed by the renowned architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Offering 316 guest rooms and suites, this is the company’s first purpose-built hotel in the United States and the fourth property in the U.S. The Langham, Chicago features a 22,000 square feet Health Club housing Langham’s signature Chuan Spa; Travelle restaurant, lounge and bar serving breakfast, Sunday brunch, lunch and dinner; the Pavilion Lounge for afternoon tea; Langham Club with butler service, light meals and business facilities and 15,000 square feet of meeting space including the elegant Devonshire Ballroom. The hotel features a fine art collection with more than 150 pieces of distinctive artworks. Reservations for Langham hotels can be made online at http://www.langhamhotels.com. For further information about The Langham, Chicago, visit http://www.chicago.langhamhotels.com or dial 312-923-9988.

Langham Hospitality Group
As the wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings, Langham Hospitality Group encompasses a family of distinctive hotels under the Langham Hotels & Resorts, Cordis and Eaton brands that are located on four continents. The Group takes its name from the legendary Langham in London which was widely recognized as Europe’s first Grand Hotel. For almost 150 years, this flagship hotel has represented sophisticated and gracious hospitality, a philosophy that reflects elegance in design, innovation in hospitality, genuine service and captivation of the senses across all properties. For reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at http://www.langhamhotels.com.

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