Sentosa resort goes wireless with VISIONLINE by VingCard

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VingCard will install its wireless RF-online system, VISIONLINE, at Singapore’s largest integrated resort and family destination, Resorts World Sentosa, located on Singapore’s resort island of Sentosa.

The product will be installed in all six hotels on the 49-hectare family destination, which will also feature a casino; Southeast Asia’s first and only Universal Studios theme park; Marine Life Park, the world’s largest oceanarium; Maritime Xperiential Museum; and Equarius Water Park.

“With such a large, diverse destination, we needed a product that was going to provide the highest level of security with the flexibility to adapt to our extraordinary hotel structure,” said Mr. Andrew Hickey, vice president of rooms at Resorts World Sentosa. “With the wireless online capabilities of VISIONLINE, we feel confident that our property will be using the most reliable, efficient and secure advanced locking system available today to ensure our operations run smoothly.”

“By centralizing these functions, Resorts World Sentosa can expect to increase employee productivity and efficiency of operations, maintenance and engineering at the hotel,” said Vegard Prytz, vice president and regional director of Asia Pacific at ASSA ABLOY Hospitality. “The VISIONLINE system will maximize security at the property, increasing guests’ satisfaction and ultimately improving the bottom line.”

Built on the ZigBee™ Standard ISO 802.15.4 high-security open platform – the only wireless, highly-secured and open standards-based platform to address the unique needs of low power monitoring and access-control network applications – VISIONLINE offers increased reliability and performance at an affordable cost. Operating on a reliable and secure platform like ZigBee also enables smooth interface and integration opportunities for other online devices such as safes, energy management and mini bars.

“As hoteliers across the globe are becoming more conscious of customer’s needs, VingCard is constantly working to provide the highest security as well as ease-of-use and convenience,” Prytz said. “As customers’ and properties’ needs continue to evolve, Resorts World Sentosa can be assured that VISIONLINE will continue to provide the ultimate security for guest and hoteliers alike.”

Go to VingCard website.

About Resorts World Sentosa

Slated to be one of the world’s most exciting family destinations, Resorts World at Sentosa is a collection of resorts and attractions with a plethora of fun-filled offerings for the entire family.
Taking pride of place on Singapore’s resort island of Sentosa and spanning 49 hectares of lush greenery amongst pristine lakes, this S$6.59 billion mega-resort will be home to Southeast Asia’s first and only Universal Studios theme park, the world’s largest oceanarium – Marine Life Park and the region’s only fully integrated destination spa – ESPA.

The Resort also boasts a total of 1,800 keys, spread across its six hotels of varying themes, with full conference and meeting amenities, including a ballroom that sits 7,300 delegates. Topping the list are the ultra-luxurious Maxims Tower, and the world’s only Hotel Michael, named after famed US-architectural legend, Michael Graves who designed the entire destination. Other accommodation options include the trendy Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, as well as beach facing Spa Villas, perfect for some solitude and privacy.

Resorts World at Sentosa’s myriad of MICE facilities will also be able to accommodate 35,000 delegates. Options include one of Asia’s largest ballrooms with a capacity of 7,300 guests, 26 function rooms – most of which with garden views – as well as some of Singapore’s most creative event venues within Universal Studios Singapore. Beyond hotels and attractions, there will also be world-class entertainment to engage visitors. Most eagerly-anticipated is the Crane Dance – a spectacular multi-media moving art with cleverly choreographed animatronic cranes set out at the waterfront. An unparalleled array of retail and dining options at FestiveWalk, as well as roving acts and street performances await guests at the Bull Ring.

Resorts World at Sentosa opens its doors to the world in early 2010.