Virdee Connects to Onity, Enables Straight-to-Room Access

The leading contactless check-in solution continues to build integrations that pave the way for straight-to-room access.

AUSTIN, Tex. – June 7, 2022 – Virdee, a SaaS company delivering digital check-in and virtual concierge services to the hospitality and commercial real estate industries, continues to show its dedication to building a wide-ranging platform of integrations, most recently adding leading electronic access provider Onity.

Onity’s mobile access technology serves as a solution for both large hotel brands and smaller independent hotels alike. Onity’s mobile access locks are Bluetooth-enabled to stay in a ready state, so guests can unlock doors while on the move, without having to stop their stride or touch the phone to the lock.

Through digital check-in and locking-system integrations, hotels can serve today’s evolving guests needs, allowing them to bypass the front desk and head straight to their guestroom. Virdee provides a full contactless experience, empowering 100% of hotel guests to check-in via kiosk or their mobile device without ever standing in line at the front desk. The Virdee-Onity integration allows guests to securely access their assigned digital key to unlock their room and other guest access-controlled areas of the property.

“Today’s hotel guest expects a seamless journey with limited touchpoints during their stay. Through this integration with Virdee, hotels have a solution to provide a fully digital end-to-end guest experience, from pre-arrival to guestroom access,” said Fayyad Sbaihat, President, Onity. “When evaluating check-in solution providers, we found Virdee was aligned with our mission of providing secure and easy-to-implement tools that provide an elevated guest experience.”

Through either a mobile app or a sleek kiosk experience, Virdee handles all a hotel’s check-in needs, including ID verification, payment collection and room access. Should a guest need assistance, with one tap of a button Virdee connects them to a virtual concierge that can help walk them through the check-in process. Implementing Virdee’s solution allows owners to increase profitability while providing a safer guest experience than traditional, more manual methods.

Nadav Cornberg, Virdee’s co-founder, added: “We’re thrilled to add another critical integration with a leading lock provider in hospitality. Since Virdee’s launch, we’ve been focused on building integrations to provide a completely digital arrival experience for travelers. Our integration with Onity ensures hoteliers have the opportunity to check in 100% of guests all the time – seamlessly and with confidence.”

About Virdee

Based in Austin, Texas, Virdee provides best-in-class virtual reception and customer engagement tools to more than 1,000 hotels and other lodging providers through modern mobile and kiosk functionality. Virdee helps hoteliers reduce costs and generate ancillary revenue by automating front-of-house workflows via its mobile application and in-lobby experiences. Using an API-first approach, Virdee connects platforms for ID verification, payment collection, access control and remote support. In 2021, Virdee was named one of 22 “hottest start-up companies to watch” by Built in Austin. Visit www.virdee.co to learn more.

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