dormakaba, the provider of secure Saflok™ and Ilco™ electronic door locks, announced Mid America Lodging Group selected dormakaba to deploy locks in more than 3,000 rooms across 21-properties in its portfolio. Mid America Lodging Group operates Hilton, Marriott, IHG, Choice and other brands and is recognized as a leader in hotel management, acquisition, and development. dormakaba is a total solution provider for the hospitality industry and one of the top three companies in the global market for access and security solutions.
Mid America Lodging Group will rely on dormakaba’s secure Saflok Quantum RFID mobile-ready electronic door locks. The Quantum RFID lock offers an attractive two-piece modular design for a sleek look and superior lock performance. Mid America will network its locks with dormakaba’s Ambiance Access Management Software. Ambiance is an ideal solution to manage dormakaba’s family of advanced locking systems. The system puts operators in full control of property entry and egress areas by specifying time sensitive access permissions.
“21 properties is just the beginning.”
“We standardized Mid America’s properties on dormakaba because their locks are reliable and dormakaba’s support is excellent,” said Libby George, director of operations for Mid America Lodging Group. “A trustworthy supplier relationship is very important to us. We have used dormakaba’s locks in the past and they are secure and easy to maintain. Twenty-one properties is just a beginning. We will implement dormakaba locks at approximately 30 more hotels in the future. This includes many properties with magstripe locks that we will retrofit with dormakaba RFID BLE-ready units.”
Mid America Lodging Group currently operates 42 properties with 20 in development. Founder, Malik Abdulnoor is a two-time recipient of IHG’s Developer of the Year award. “We build and operate our properties and are known for our commitment to our communities, teams and business partners,” George said. “It is essential in our business to make guests feel important. The last thing we want is for our door locks to fail. We trust dormakaba and its professional team.”
“dormakaba and Mid America Lodging Group have a longstanding, successful relationship built on trust,” said Stephen Pollack, dormakaba vice president of marketing. “As Mid America grew it partnered with dormakaba and now its new properties will standardize on our networked BLE-ready locks. We value our relationship with Mid America and will continue to deliver the secure solutions and top-notch service they have come to expect.”
dormakaba is a total solution provider for the hospitality industry. Its extensive product portfolio gives architects, developers and property managers creative and operational freedom with versatile technology design solutions. Its systems address the functional needs of any hotel type by controlling and monitoring access at every entry point. dormakaba’s guest-centric solutions merge security with convenience to create a safer more welcoming environment that enhances the overall guest experience.
dormakaba makes access in life smart and secure. As one of the top three companies in the industry, dormakaba is the trusted partner for products, solutions and services for access to buildings and rooms from a single source. With strong brands such as Dorma, Kaba and Best in its portfolio, the company and its numerous cooperation partners are represented in over 130 countries worldwide.
dormakaba is listed at the SIX Swiss exchange, is headquartered in Rümlang (Zurich/Switzerland) and generated a turnover of over CHF 2.8 billion with more than 16,000 employees in financial year 2017/18.
For more information about dormakaba USA Inc., please visit www.dormakaba.com.
About Mid America Lodging Group
Mid America Lodging Group was created from the determined vision of Malik Abdulnoor, leader and founder. With the collaboration of great business strategies and dedicated team members Mr. Abdulnoor grew the largest hospitality management group in the State of Michigan. A humble beginning for this driven businessman focused on building a successful organization to encompass the traditional values of providing quality experiences at each and every location under his ownership. His tireless efforts to build a reputable company that believes in loyalty and honesty has made Mid America Lodging Group a desired employer, partner and collaborator in the hospitality world. Please visit http://malodginggroup.com/
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