Zaplox AB (publ) (“Zaplox”) today announces that Odense Sport & Event A/S has chosen Zaplox Mobile Kiosk to offer their guest the possibility to check in and check out, as well as creating their key card on their own at their arrival to brand new Hotel Odeon.
Odense Sport & Event A/S is a Danish company within the experience industry, also including Odense Congress Centre A/S. The agreement covers 234 hotel rooms in Hotel Odeon and the solution is planned to be launched in connection with the hotel opening during autumn 2018. The agreement, based on the integration to Picasso PMS*, is the second agreement in Zaplox partnership with Via Systems A/S since the partnership started in April 2018.
Odense Sport & Event A/S currently owns Odense Congress Centre with 107 rooms and the company is now building a new hotel, Hotel Odeon with 234 hotel rooms and is planned to open its doors during autumn 2018. Odense Sport & Event A/S have chosen Zaplox Mobile Kiosk to offer their guests the first step on a mobile guest journey. Zaplox Mobile Kiosk allows guests to check in by themselves using the kiosk located in the lobby or elsewhere at the hotel. At the Mobile Kiosk guests will also be able to activate the key card to their hotel room by as well as check out and pay for their stay.
By the time Hotel Odeon opens, all hotel rooms will have mobile enabled locks from Assa Abloy Hospitality which paves the way to offer the guests a complete mobile guest journey in the guest’s smartphone, in the future. Zaplox Mobile Kiosk will be integrated to the hotel lock system and PMS system. The agreement includes 234 hotel rooms and Zaplox Mobile Kiosk is planned to be available at Odense Sport & Event A/S’s hotel during autumn 2018.
“We are proud that Odense Sport & Event A/S have chosen our solution to offer their guests an easy and smooth guest journey that will enhance the guest experience and ease the hotel operations The Zaplox platform is scalable and enables time and cost savings as well as it generates revenue, positive reviews and satisfied guests. We have great experience of delivering smart and efficient mobile solutions to the hotel business and we are happy that another agreement has been signed in collaboration with our partner Via Systems A/S”, says Magnus Friberg, CEO Zaplox.
*PMS – Property Management System (the hotel’s business system)
About Odense Sport & Event A/S
Odense Sport & Event A/S is a Danish company within the experience industry, also including Odense Congress Centre A/S, Odense Boldklub A/S and concert agency Live Culture, catering specialist Kai This A/S and the restaurant at Odense Eventyr Golf.
The five companies are key actors within their respective area. Odense Congress Centre is one of Odense Sport & Event’s biggest assets. The hotel, restaurant and facilities hosts over 300 000 guests for meetings, conferences and events every year. The hotel currently has 107 rooms and the two suites were refurbished during 2015 and 2016. The company is now busy building a new hotel, planned to be ready during autumn 2018. Odens Sport & Event A/S is a big player within the experience industry with over half a million visitors yearly and their goal is to become the leading player within the experience industry in southern Denmark.
For more information, please contact:
Magnus Friberg, CEO
Phone: +46 706 58 07 60
Zaplox helps hotels and vacation homes to create a modern and profitable mobile guest experience. Zaplox is a market innovator in mobile key services for the global hotel market with a total market potential of 20 million hotel rooms. Zaplox works worldwide and offers a turnkey platform for a true Mobile Guest Journey including a mobile key application to handle the guest’s hotel stay. With the help of mobile technology, Zaplox offers an added value by providing the hotels with a better way to check in and check out, as well as distributing mobile keys to the hotel rooms directly to the guest’s mobile phones. The system saves time and costs and gives the hotel a direct communication channel with the guests and the opportunity to generate additional revenue.
Zaplox works on all major smartphone platforms, supports locks and hotel systems and replaces or co-exist with keyboards, code locks, and physical keys. The Zaplox system has been in commercial use since 2011 in the delivery of more than 2 million guest nights. Zaplox was founded in 2010 at Ideon Science Park Lund, Sweden, and has offices in Europe and in the US. Zaplox share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm First North. Sedermera Fondkommission has been appointed Certified Adviser for Zaplox.