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VER NOTICIAOmnitec returns to EquipHotel Paris, the fair of reference for hotel technology in Europe

Omnitec returns to EquipHotel Paris, the fair of reference for hotel technology in Europe

14/11/2022

After the standstill due to lockdown, the great Parisian fair, EquipHotel, a European benchmark in hotel technology, returned with a vengeance from the 6th to the 10th November, with even more attendees than other years. And as is now traditional, Omnitec returned as an exhibitor to this great biennial event as we have done ever since our company was founded in 2008. Find out about our experience.

VER NOTICIAThe 2 main ways to install access control in lifts

The 2 main ways to install access control in lifts

25/10/2022

Lifts are often forgotten about in security plans. It is rare for any type of accreditation or credential to be requested when accessing a certain floor; however, it is a quick, discreet way to access areas that may be restricted. Here we explain the two main ways to install access control for lifts in hotels, shopping centres and office buildings.

VER NOTICIAThe hotel security: 12 ways to maintain security in a hotel

The hotel security: 12 ways to maintain security in a hotel

13/10/2022

Guests, visitors, suppliers, workers, external services... hotels have such a wide range of people that keeping facilities secure is a challenge. Unfortunately, there is no single, foolproof way of ensuring the safety of the premises and the property inside. There are different layers of security in a hotel; taking care of each of them is synonymous with safer accommodation.

VER NOTICIABudgeting to update the locks in a hotel or office

Budgeting to update the locks in a hotel or office

28/09/2022

What do you need to know when preparing a costing for electronic locks in hotels or other establishments? In this article, we address the factors that influence the pricing of these access systems at Omnitec, with more than 25 years of experience and a presence in 70 countries. Discover what factors you should take into account when renewing electronic locks and how they affect your budget.

VER NOTICIA3 ways electronic locks save money

3 ways electronic locks save money

13/09/2022

Electronic locks are an increasingly common investment in companies, health centres, institutional buildings, schools, residences, holiday homes and gyms. They already have a long tradition in hotels, which have been adopting this form of access control from the beginning; thus, reducing their management time and increasing the security of their premises. After the investment in replacing conventional locks with electronic ones has paid for itself, companies save time and money. Find out how!

VER NOTICIAAccess control for coworking offices: Flexible, secure entry with your mobile

Access control for coworking offices: Flexible, secure entry with your mobile

25/08/2022

There are different ways to access these shared work spaces: from using conventional, mechanical keys to management at a reception area during opening hours. However, the truth is that these "native digital" spaces have been able to adapt very well to the needs of their users. We´ll tell you about the most modern and popular access control in coworking. Flexible, safe and with a single device: the user's mobile.

VER NOTICIA6 Sustainable Ideas for Eco-Friendly Hotels

6 Sustainable Ideas for Eco-Friendly Hotels

10/08/2022

Currently, most accommodation centres are looking to save energy, but there are many other actions your hotel can take to make it even more sustainable. For tourism that is increasingly respectful of the environment and the surroundings it operates in, sustainability is the way forward. Find out how to incorporate this philosophy into your accommodation.

VER NOTICIAHotel automation: Definition and advantages

Hotel automation: Definition and advantages

27/07/2022

The introduction of technology has led to the automation of processes in hotels that were previously carried out manually. Automation provides benefits for both managers and employees, as well as for the guests who stay at an accommodation centre, as it is always aimed at improving their experience. Find out how hotels are applying automation, what its benefits are and explain some examples of systems at work in accommodation centres around the world.

VER NOTICIAOmnitec is revolutionising access control

Omnitec is revolutionising access control

13/07/2022

More and more large buildings are choosing to replace traditional keys - so easy to copy or lose - with different electronic lock access options; for example, via a simple card or using a mobile phone with Bluetooth technology. From large hotel complexes to university residences, let us tell you about our main areas of expertise in electronic locks.

VER NOTICIAHow Omnitecs access control solutions advantage the sustainability of buildings

How Omnitec's access control solutions advantage the sustainability of buildings

23/06/2022

In this article, we review some of Omnitec's most effective solutions for controlling energy consumption and preventing the waste found in a high percentage of guest rooms, especially from the triumvirate of heating, ventilation and air conditioning. Find out how Omnitec's access control solutions contribute to the sustainability of large buildings, such as hotels and accommodation centres.

VER NOTICIASecurity tips for your holiday home: How to prevent theft

Security tips for your holiday home: How to prevent theft

14/06/2022

Empty homes are a lure for thieves, who can have “free rein”, especially if they are in a remote place. Thus, it is advisable to take security measures to prevent theft in rental holiday homes, which may be unoccupied for certain periods in the low season or left empty most of the day when guests are staying in high season. Pick up some tips to prevent theft from a rental holiday home: e.g. alarms, home automation, smart locks...

VER NOTICIAAccess control using doors, barriers and turnstiles

Access control using doors, barriers and turnstiles

23/05/2022

Access control systems are present in many premises, from common areas, swimming pools, sports centres and spas to garages, institutional buildings, neighbourhood community centres and companies. Find out about access control barriers: half-height and full-height turnstiles, gates, doors, vehicle barriers...

VER NOTICIAWhat does a Guest Experience Manager do in a hotel?

What does a Guest Experience Manager do in a hotel?

10/05/2022

The evolution of the tourism sector is giving rise to new roles that were not considered a number of years ago. One of these positions is the Guest Experience Manager, increasingly common in hotel chains and large hotels, whose job is to anticipate the wishes of the guests who stay there. Find out how a Guest Experience Manager ensures a good experience for guests in hotels and what the functions of this new role are.

VER NOTICIAAccess control for companies, a key security tool in your organisation

Access control for companies, a key security tool in your organisation

26/04/2022

Digitalization has been at the forefront of the main advances in most sectors in recent times. For some, such as security, the changes are evident: we have gone from using classic physical keys to accessing premises by remotely managing entrances and exits or face recognition. Find out what access control for companies consists of, as a key tool for security in your organisation.

VER NOTICIA5 Ways to make a difference to the satisfaction of the guests in your holiday home

5 Ways to make a difference to the satisfaction of the guests in your holiday home

12/04/2022

How can you get your holiday home guests wanting to come back? How can you get the level of satisfaction you need for customer loyalty, or for them to be willing to recommend you? In this article, we provide a series of tips which are easy to implement in a holiday home, but which can make a big difference between a “good” stay and an “unforgettable” one.

VER NOTICIAWhat types of access control are there and how do they improve security?

What types of access control are there and how do they improve security?

28/03/2022

An access control system is a device that authorises and records people or vehicles entering premises. With advances in technology, there are numerous types of access controls and movement sensors that contribute to improving the security of complexes where they are installed: whether hospitals, health centres, educational environments, institutional buildings, hotels or residences.

VER NOTICIAOmnitec returns to HOSTELCO with star products and new developments

Omnitec returns to HOSTELCO with star products and new developments

14/03/2022

Once again, Omnitec returns to HOSTELCO Barcelona, the International Restaurant, Hotel and Hospitality Exhibition, one of the most important events in the sector in Europe. The event in Barcelona brings together the news and trends of 3,000 exhibiting companies in an area covering 85,000 m2. From 4 to 7 of April, the Omnitec team will exhibit its most interesting products in the range of safes, minibars, access control and, of course, all electronic lock models at the Fira de Barcelona. Read on for more details!

VER NOTICIAThis is the best system of locks for lockers

This is the best system of locks for lockers

23/02/2022

Secure, simple and intuitive. That is the Lockerfy electronic lock system for lockers, from Omnitec, presented as one of the best options in the range of locks for furniture. With its three different opening modes, the possibility of remote opening is a significant one. In this article, we analyse the advantages of this device installed in lockers, cabinets and drawers, and which is already being used in the most modern safe custody projects.

VER NOTICIAKeyless solutions for tourist accommodation

Keyless solutions for tourist accommodation

15/02/2022

As with other sectors, the emergence of COVID-19 brought with it a spectacular boom in the digitalisation of the tourism sector. In a scenario where customers are increasingly connected - in fact, there is talk now of the "technological traveller" - so-called 'keyless' solutions open up a horizon of possibilities for remote management technology, including the lack of a need for the owner and guest to meet each other to hand over the traditional keys. Keyless solutions have become one more factor contributing to the boom in tourist accommodation. Find out what it’s all about!

VER NOTICIAComprehensive solution for access control of hotels and buildings

Comprehensive solution for access control of hotels and buildings

07/02/2022

How is access control software used? What are its advantages in areas such as hotels and residences? In this article, we discuss this access control solution which aims to be the backbone of the comprehensive plan for entry and exit in hotels, tourist accommodation, residences and the hospitality sector. Find out how this comprehensive solution for hotel and building access control works. We will discuss its advantages and its integration with the main property management systems (PMS).

VER NOTICIA8 ways to improve energy efficiency in hotels

8 ways to improve energy efficiency in hotels

24/01/2022

Did you know that energy accounts for between 10 and 15% of a hotel's total operating costs? This is a very high proportion financially, but small in comparison to the carbon footprint, where it accounts for 60% of the total. In a context of energy transition, more and more vacation rentals - from hotels to all types of rentals - are committed to improving their energy efficiency.

VER NOTICIAIntegration of Omnitec software with the ICNEA PMS Channel Manager

Integration of Omnitec software with the ICNEA PMS Channel Manager

18/01/2022

There are more and more PMSs, apps and GRMSs (Guest Room Management Systems) on the market with which Omnitec collaborates to integrate both systems and make the daily tasks in the hotel quicker and simpler. In this post, we highlight the main advantages of having an access management system integrated with a PMS like that of ICNEA.

VER NOTICIAAccess control in student residences: Options and benefits

Access control in student residences: Options and benefits

16/12/2021

Due to their peculiarities, access control in student residences can be a challenge. There are numerous common areas, in addition to the residents' own rooms. Fortunately, the evolution in access control technology has provided a solution that is as simple as it is secure: the digital key for residences. Find out how access control operates in student residences, where electronic locks are the solution for this convenient and safe system!

VER NOTICIAWhy is energy efficiency in hotels so important?

Why is energy efficiency in hotels so important?

10/12/2021

Energy efficiency, sustainability, climate change … all these concepts increasingly go hand in hand with the tourism sector; which is aware of the need to provide measures in all areas to mitigate the threat posed by climate change. Energy efficiency in hotels contributes to significant savings in energy use, while also caring for the environment. Therefore, what actions can be taken in the hotel sector to save energy? Here are some important points!

VER NOTICIA5 Technology Trends for Hotels in 2022

5 Technology Trends for Hotels in 2022

22/11/2021

How has the pandemic affected the digitalisation of the hotel sector? What can we expect in 2022 in technology and accommodation? What does the tourism sector hold for us in 2022? In these troubled times, current trends are also bringing great changes. Automation, motorisation and contactless systems are all behind this transition, which can be summed up in one word: technology. Read about these 5 trends!

VER NOTICIAKeys to the digital transformation of tourist accommodation

Keys to the digital transformation of tourist accommodation

09/11/2021

What is digital transformation in the hotel sector? Find out in this article why it is more than simple digital presence and the latest technological trends. Tourism has been at the forefront of technological innovation for years, with developments for travellers who are increasingly demanding and compare what is on offer. However, without a doubt, the pandemic represents a turning point in the future of digital transformation for the hotel and hospitality sector. Find the keys to the digital transformation of tourist accommodation.

VER NOTICIAAccess control in care homes: What is it?

Access control in care homes: What is it?

18/10/2021

One of the main challenges of care homes is to offer residents and families the necessary security, especially in reducing the risk of residents going missing. In care homes, it is quite common for some of the residents to have some cognitive impairment, senile dementia or to suffer from a disease such as Alzheimer's, which can lead to them trying to leave the premises unsupervised.

VER NOTICIAKey, card and Bluetooth: We compare hotel locks

Key, card and Bluetooth: We compare hotel locks

27/09/2021

The tourism sector has continued developing over recent decades. Similarly, so have hotel access control systems; with conventional locks giving way to electronic locks, leaving metal keys as a thing of the past. In this article, we review the milestones that the introduction of each of these technologies has meant both for hotels and other tourist accommodation types (e.g. apartments, holiday homes and hostels), as well as residential accommodation.

VER NOTICIAElectronic locks in schools: access control management

Electronic locks in schools: access control management

14/09/2021

Electronic locks can be very useful in schools, where a large number of students and employees need access to different areas. In fact, in addition to schools, electronic lock access control can be extended to any educational establishment: nurseries, universities, institutes, language schools or academies.

VER NOTICIAThe 5 main changes in the hotel industry over the last 20 years

The 5 main changes in the hotel industry over the last 20 years

23/08/2021

From 2000 to today, the hotel industry has been evolving and growing constantly, leading to the so-called democratisation of tourism, as it changed from being a bourgeois luxury to a sector with numerous options for different budgets. We analyse the 5 fundamental changes in the hotel industry over the last 20 years, from the emergence of the Internet and technology, to adventure tourism.

VER NOTICIADigitalisation: a necessity in the hotel sector

Digitalisation: a necessity in the hotel sector

10/08/2021

Numerous studies have pointed out that hotels will need a more powerful digital profile, as this is one of the main ways for them to recover the levels of business they had before the COVID-19 outbreak; when the tourism sector represented 12% of GDP in Spain and 10.4% of GDP in the world.

VER NOTICIA6 ideas to update hotel equipment

6 ideas to update hotel equipment

26/07/2021

This continuous improvement in the hotel experience inevitably involves two factors that guests increasingly value when looking for accommodation: technology and respect for the environment. It is therefore highly important, when updating equipment in hotels and holiday homes, not to lose sight of these two matters, upon which subsidies for the improvement of hotel facilities are often focused.

VER NOTICIAThe 5 best electronic locks to install in a hotel

The 5 best electronic locks to install in a hotel

12/07/2021

Discover our list of the 5 best electronic hotel locks; making these accommodation centres more comfortable, modern and, of course, safer. For design and functionality, these electronic locks are among the best options. In this article, we address a recurring question that manufacturers of these systems often ask us: Which is the best electronic lock?

VER NOTICIAOnline hotel management without a 24-hour reception

Online hotel management without a 24-hour reception

28/06/2021

Years ago it would have been thought impossible for guests to access their rooms safely at night without a 24-hour reception. Today, hotels with online management and no reception at night are a reality; providing a service for new arrivals without needing anyone in the hotel.

VER NOTICIAHistory and technology: the case of Hotel Casa Palacio Pilar del Toro

History and technology: the case of Hotel Casa Palacio Pilar del Toro

14/06/2021

Discover the success story of this beautiful hotel in Granada, which has had electronic keys installed and its processes digitalised by Omnitec. Tradition and history are not incompatible with technology, as shown by success stories such as the Hotel Casa Palacio Pilar del Toro, next to the emblematic Albaicín neighbourhood, in the heart of Granada.

VER NOTICIATechnology in the hospitality industry and how it influences in the 2021 hotel

Technology in the hospitality industry and how it influences in the 2021 hotel

25/05/2021

Technology is advancing at a faster rate than ever, and this has been fuelled further by the Covid pandemic. Thus, hotels and accommodation centres in the hospitality sector have been forced to get aboard the train of contactless technology. How are the most cutting-edge hotels in technology? We show you 5 trends.

VER NOTICIADigital applications create value for the hotel industry

Digital applications create value for the hotel industry

11/05/2021

Digital applications in the hotel sector improve the experience of guests, who are customers increasingly familiar with technology. This differential value can be decisive even for retaining frequent visitors, such as business people who regularly stay in the hotel when visiting the city or when visiting establishments in the same chain in different locations.

VER NOTICIA5 ways to improve the guest experience in a hotel room

5 ways to improve the guest experience in a hotel room

23/03/2021

How should rooms in hotels and holiday rentals be prepared for the return of tourism? Small details and the equipment can make a big difference. Here are some tips to make the guest experience unbeatable.

VER NOTICIAHow is the hotel and tourism sector tackling 2021?

How is the hotel and tourism sector tackling 2021?

09/03/2021

The pandemic has changed the behaviour of travellers and trends for 2021, where a recovery in the sector is not expected until the last quarter. Find out everything in this publication where we tell you how the hotel sector and tourism are facing this complex year.

VER NOTICIAHow to manage your holiday home remotely

How to manage your holiday home remotely

22/02/2021

We explain you how to manage a holiday home or country house remotely thanks to secure systems to give guests access. Enter and discover the best way to manage access to your tourist apartment.

VER NOTICIAThe design electronic lock chosen by architects

The design electronic lock chosen by architects

15/02/2021

Which electronic locks do hotel architects and interior designers choose for their hotels? Discover the most minimalist models. In this post we explain the minimalism of the EVO electronic lock and the elegance of the OS-SLIM electronic hotel lock.

VER NOTICIAHow a hotel room safe works

How a hotel room safe works

23/12/2020

Discover how the different types of safes that you can find in hotel rooms work. Mechanics or electronics? We explain it here.

VER NOTICIANew technological trends in hotels for 2021

New technological trends in hotels for 2021

30/11/2020

What will be the main hotel trends in 2021? In this post, we review the most important technological advances for the hotel and accommodation sector

VER NOTICIAElectronic Lock and Access Control for Holiday Homes Rent&Pass

Electronic Lock and Access Control for Holiday Homes Rent&Pass

05/07/2018

The Rent&Pass system means the owner and guest do not need to meet to hand over traditional mechanical keys. .
Once the reservation is confirmed, the holiday home owner sends an electronic key to the guest with validity as contracted on the reservation.

VER NOTICIAOmnitec Systems GB

Omnitec Systems GB

29/01/2018

Under the name of Hospitality Solutions by Omnitec Limited - Omnitec GB will promote the Omnitec product in Great Britain and will support all levels: distributors, installers and end users, to ensure that our brand is known, recognized and identified as a leading solution in the market. market for the needs of the client.

VER NOTICIAElectronic locks with recyclable packaging

Electronic locks with recyclable packaging

28/01/2018

At Omnitec we continue to bet firmly on the reduction of the impact that our activity may generate on the environment. For this purpose, we have developed a 100% recyclable packaging, composed exclusively of cardboard, for the new range of SmartPass hotel electronic locks.

VER NOTICIAOmnitec Systems at Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife

Omnitec Systems at Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife

27/01/2018

As in the Hard Rock Ibiza, for the Hard Rock Tenerife the chain has relied on the Supra safe and in the Pure minibar, guarantee of safety and comfort for its guests.

VER NOTICIAOmnitec Systems exports to the Dominican Republic

Omnitec Systems exports to the Dominican Republic

26/01/2018

Photo source: Cámara dNo long ago we participated in an event of exporting SMEs from the Chamber of Commerce of Zaragoza. We preside over the table together with the Ambassador of the Dominican Republic and the President of the Chamber, Manuel Teruel.e Comercio de Zaragoza...

VER NOTICIADifferences between Small Fridge and Minibar

Differences between Small Fridge and Minibar

25/01/2020

We asked ourselves what a small refrigerator was different from a minibar, and the truth is that from the technical point of view there are no visible differences, but there are differences according to the social use acquired by one or the other, influencing the connotation of the word according to the Spanish-speaking country where mentioned.

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