KEYPR®, the technology company whose enterprise cloud platform is the leader in guest experience and hospitality management, announced today that they have partnered with Häfele, globally-renowned specialists in hospitality hardware, cabinet fittings, and smart architectural systems. As part of a larger tech initiative for Häfele, this integration will allow end users to utilize advanced digital key and in-room technologies such as lighting, audio, and other guest room functionality via the KEYPR platform, ultimately touching all aspects of the guest-facing experience. This partnership will also extend to Intelity on the heels of yesterday’s merger announcement to combine both entities to form the largest, most richly integrated company in hospitality.
Häfele has built a reputation for delivering best-in-class hardware in over 150 countries and, with their latest access and room control technologies, the company is poised to continue their market penetration. The global smart lock vertical has seen dramatic growth recently with Grand View Research forecasting demand for smart locks to reach 135 million units by 2024. With integrated connectivity, mobile guest experience management, room controls, and digital key solutions now as necessities in hospitality, KEYPR’s integration with Häfele benefits both companies, as well as their respective hotel, residential, and cruise line customers.
“KEYPR has positioned itself as best-in-class by placing emphasis on providing a completely seamless, fully integrated digital guest experience,” said Christoph Dechler, Category Manager across new technologies at Häfele. “We are excited to leverage our global strength with a highly trusted brand that shares our values of delivering unparalleled customer service and prioritizing innovation in hospitality.”
“The team at Häfele are world-renowned innovators of functionality, and their 95-year history is a testament to their ability of providing products for a broad landscape and evolving customer needs,” said KEYPR Co-Founder and COO Mark Anderson. “We are fortunate to have such a great partner and look forward to collaborating as we roll out the partnership globally.”
Initial markets benefitting from the partnership include North America and Australia, with Europe and greater Asia to follow. Both KEYPR and Intelity will be at HITEC and to request a demonstration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or stop by booths #2127 or #1710 on the show floor.
KEYPR® is a cloud-based guest experience and management platform for hotels, casinos and luxury residences. The platform delivers a personalized, friction-free guest experience, while creating new operational efficiencies and driving additional revenue opportunities for property owners and operators. Guests can access a directory of services, including dining, entertainment, third-party content and more through an in-room tablet and custom mobile app. The app also allows guests to bypass the front desk via KEYPR’s digital key. Additionally, owners and managers gain valuable insight through the integrated dashboard (GEMS®) and intuitive tools that provide visibility into guest needs before, during and after their stay -- all while easily monitoring operational KPIs across multiple properties. For further information, visit www.keypr.com.
Häfele [HAY fell leh] is a leading worldwide supplier of furniture and architectural hardware components that improve the functionality of cabinets, doors, kitchens, bathrooms and other living and working environments. LED lighting, decorative hardware, opening and closing mechanisms for doors and drawers, furniture fittings and electronic locking systems are but a few of the essential items Häfele provides to manufacturers, architects, designers, contractors and construction professionals in more than 150 countries. For more information, please visit www.hafele.com.
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