DALLAS, TEXAS (November 12, 2018) – The famous luxury boutique Hotel Yountville has upgraded their guest rooms and on-property experience with the combination of Entrava digital locks and OpenKey mobile keyless entry. Rooted in Yountville history, the Hotel Yountville is located in the picturesque Napa Valley and anchored by a Heritage Valley Oak. Entrava locks are the world’s first mobile optimized locks in the hospitality industry and OpenKey is the industry standard for universal mobile key in hotels.
Featuring 80 guestrooms in buildings constructed of stacked Napa river rocks, heavy timber beams and copper accents the Hotel Yountville creates a vintage Yountville escape for wine country lovers. Hotel amenities include The Spa, nearly 4,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space and farm-to-table cuisine at the Heritage Oak Café.
“Our guests expect the best of everything, from luxury accomodations to exquisite cuisine and the very latest in hotel technology” stated Sean Gazey, Hotel Yountville General Manager. “The Entrava digital locks provide us with a design aesthetic that blends seamlessly with our property while providing the best guestroom security and convenience of mobile keyless entry. The combination of Entrava locks with OpenKey mobile key gives us the kind of digital guest experience that sets us apart.”
As travelers increasingly rely on their smartphones to facilitate every part of their journey, hotels worldwide are upgrading guestroom locks from decades-old magstripe technology to modern BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) digital locks that offer increased encryption security as well as keyless entry capability. The plastic keycard is rapidly becoming a relic of the past as digital locks eliminate the need to use physical keys any longer. Guest reaction to mobile keyless entry has proven the trend towards digital key has now become a global movement.
The world’s first mobile optimized lock in the hospitality industry, Entrava locks offer innovative Touch technology that allow guests to leave their smartphone in their purse or pocket and simply touch the lock to gain access to their room. The lock reads the encrypted key token on the mobile device to grant access, providing a unique level of guest convenience.
“Our focus on mobile technology has made Entrava one of the fastest growing lock brands in the U.S.” commented Entrava National Sales Director Scott Bennett. “Sleek design, sturdy construction, simple installation a great warranty has made the Entrava brand an overnight success with hotel installs nationwide. We’re proud to count the prestigious Hotel Yountville among those client hotels.”
As the world’s first mobile optimized lock company, Entrava is focused on utility ahead of hardware. The Entrava mobile lock management app allows hotels to easily set up and manage all locks from an Android device. Every Entrava lock includes BLE mobile key capability and comes preconfigured for OpenKey’s leading mobile key service. Entrava supports 30+ property management systems providing a seamless mobile key experience for hotel staff and guests. Entrava – give guests what they want.
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Founded in 2014, OpenKey is reinventing the hospitality experience through its mobile access solution. The OpenKey app is the industry standard for universal mobile key technology and works with the majority of digital hotel locks. Hotels and their guests benefit from OpenKey’s platform providing efficiency, convenience and cost savings. OpenKey is a privately held company located in Plano, Texas. The company has been funded by several of the largest hotel ownership and management companies in the world. The app is available for both iOS and Androiddevices. For more information, please visit www.openkey.co.