Radisson Plaza, Norway

VingCard's representative in Norway, ASSA ABLOY Hospitality a.s have been awarded the prestigious contract to supply new electronic door locks for one of Scandinavia's largest hotels, the 673 room Radisson Plaza Hotel in Oslo. Located right in the city centre, the 37 floor hotel offers breathtaking views of the Oslo Fjord and is one of the Norwegian capital's landmarks.

This is a truly international hotel, combining high levels of luxury with traditional Scandinavian hospitality and efficiency. Plaza Panorama, located on the 33rd -35th floor, is their elegant and distinctive venue for business meetings and social events. Many of Oslo's main attractions and public transportation are within walking distance. The Plaza hotel also offers first class facilities with a birds-eye view of the city, including a fitness center with a pool and sauna. The perfect place to relax and unwind from a busy day.

As the first Radisson SAS in Scandinavia, Plaza Hotel received the Nordic eco label, The Swan Label, in March 2003. This recognizes the hotel as environmentall friendly on energy, water, chemicals and waste.

One of the main reasons for the hotel to select VingCard was the technical superiority and ability to fully comply with special Norwegian fire directives. VingCard have developed a special version of the Classic lock series - The Escape Return (ER) version. The unique features of the Classic ER lock guarantees guest safety in case of fire or emergency without compromising day to day guest convenience, security or staff efficiency.

The 673 room hotel will be equipped with VingCard's Classic lock and managed by a PMS interfaced with VISION software. For added security and comfort, all conference-, front- and back office areas will also be equipped with VingCard locks. In total, over 840 card locks and approximately 20 remote controllers and lift readers will be installed.