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Electronic Locks in Hospitality - Use and Effectiveness

Evaluate the use of electronic locks in hospitality operations. Be certain to discuss both the advantages and disadvantages.

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Electronic locking systems have revolutionized the hotel industry's security systems over the past two decades. It is considered the most intelligent method of security control on the market for hospitality. In modern hotels, the use of the electronic lock with keyless "card" entry is most common. The typical scenario for a guest at a hotel in securing their key cards for their room is handled at check in. It is a simple process by which a computer system assigns a clean room card (free of any code) a ...

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Electronic locking systems have revolutionized the hotel industry's security systems over the past two decades. It is considered the most intelligent method of security control on the market for hospitality. In modern hotels, the use of the electronic lock with keyless "card" entry is most common. The typical scenario for a guest at a hotel in securing their key cards for their room is handled at check in. It is a simple process by which a computer system assigns a clean room card (free of any code) a new original code for the customer upon arrival.

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