InterContinental Toronto Centre hotel installs new locking system

InterContinental Toronto Centre implemented Assa Abloy Hospitality's RFID locking solution and Visionline system to update and enhance overall property security at the 584-room property located in downtown Toronto.
 
After successfully using Assa Abloy Hospitality's VingCard Classic locks and Vision solution for some time, InterContinental Toronto Centre has completed an upgrade of its guestroom locking system to incorporate the latest advances in RFID-based technology. The most recent RFID upgrade creates an even more effective locking system for the hotel, eliminating the potential for unauthorized access, keycard cloning or demagnetization, as well as bringing greater opportunity to create site-specific programs for doors and certain areas of the property. 
 
"We have a proven track record with Assa Abloy Hospitality's solutions, so there was no question for us on who we wanted to handle this upgrade," Alexi Hakim, GM of the InterContinental Toronto Centre, said in a statement. "We've already seen significant positive results with easier lock tracking and auditing, and so much more."

The VingCard Classic RFID and Visionline wireless security solutions work in tandem to give InterContinental Toronto Centre more control over who enters certain areas of the hotel and when. The two solutions now allow hotel staff to remotely monitor who is accessing restricted sections of the property, and if any keycard is suspected of being tampered with or used inappropriately, staff can quickly deactivate that keycard to prevent further unauthorized use.
 
InterContinental Toronto Centre can now offer guests more keycard options, such as stand open cards and one-time use cards. Through increased flexibility within the system, management is able to create staff user groups and control staff access across the property in one central location.

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