The global leader in door opening solutions through its broad product range, and has the unique ability to integrate automatic-door operation with locking and access control, offering both standalone and integrable access control solutions adaptable to all needs and manageable remotely. ASSA ABLOY also offers key and asset management systems that enhance the security of any building.
ASSA ABLOY Hospitality has products installed in more than 42,000 properties worldwide, securing in excess of 7 million hotel rooms. We continue to use advanced technology to offer security and peace of mind to both hospitality providers and their guests. ASSA ABLOY Hospitality’s extensive international network covers more than 166 countries. In setting a new standard in electronic safe security design, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality currently produces the industry’s only UL-1037 certified safe, providing guests and their valuables with the highest level in hotel security.
Using the latest carpet-manufacturing technology, this Level Cut Loop (LCL) product, AVANT GARDE, adds a new dimension to hospitality carpeting. This striking checkerboard pattern and the array of contemporary colours provide the perfect match in creating modern elegance.
This story begins in 1974, when lock maker Tor Sørnes heard that an intruder had attacked his favourite singer in her hotel room. Inspired to help, he resolved to invent a security system that would provide a unique key for every guest. His invention changed the whole lock industry.
Some R1.5 billion has been sunk into 8 new Protea Hospitality Group hotels, the refurbishment of 17 others to world-class standards, and contracts to bring 5 additional hotels into the portfolio in the past year.
In the start of a concerted portfolio energy sustainability drive, 20 hotels in the Protea Hospitality Group have in the past year been fitted with lighting or water heating energy saving devices that substantially reduce those properties’ overall electricity consumption. The retrofits of lighting and water heating systems makes sense not only from a sustainability perspective, says Protea Hospitality Group Operations Director William Ford, but also from a savings perspective for hoteliers who face ever-increasing input costs that reduce already narrow profit margins.
A Hydrofinity laundry system uses up to 80% less water than a conventional washing machine and a single 25kg machine can run 14 cycles a day, saving up to 2 million litres of water a year with just one machine.