ABB inks strategic alliance with DigiValet
SINGAPORE, February 20, 2017
DigiValet, the company behind the world's first tablet-based guest room solution used by leading hotels across the world, said it has entered into a strategic alliance with leading Swiss power and automation technology group ABB.
As part of the alliance, DigiValet and ABB will collaborate to integrate DigiValet's solutions with ABB's acclaimed KNX building automation technology products suite.
Commenting on the deal, Rahul Salgia, the founder and CEO of DigiValet said the alliance marks the fusion of its next-generation guest room experience solutions for hotels with ABB's portfolio of building automation solutions.
"Together, we will offer a solution that will provide hotel operators greater value and the ability to differentiate themselves by better understanding the needs and preferences of their hotel guests and personalizing every aspect of their guests' stay," stated Salgia.
Mike Mustapha, the managing director of ABB's building products business unit, said: "This collaboration enables two leading technology providers to come together to add value to the hotel industry by solutions that will help bring down overall operating costs thanks to the intelligence gained from sensors."
Since its launch in 2008, DigiValet said it has become the in-room solution trusted by leading luxury hotels across the world including The Armani Hotels, St. Regis, Andaz By Hyatt, ITC Hotels, Corinthia Hotels, Sofitel SO, The Address Hotels, The Oberoi Hotels.
It is the world's first full-featured guest room experience solution that empowers hotel guests to very conveniently use in-room services as well as services offered by the hotel, remarked Salgia.
"From adjusting room temperature, lighting, shades to controlling the TV, selecting the movie using Netflix, streaming content from their smartphones and ordering food, reserving a spa, booking a table at the restaurant, all from the in-room tablet or their smartphones," he stated.
DigiValet provides hotels with cutting-edge technology that transforms and personalizes each guest's in-room experience while simultaneously generating valuable CRM data allowing hotels to personalize a guest's stay, he added.-TradeArabia News Service