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Mobile Access to guestrooms installed at Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja

Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja’s team chose to install ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions VingCard Essence RFID BLE door locks, along with its VisiOnline online locking solution.


12 August 2021Marianne McWilliams

Mobile Access at Sheraton Lagos Hotel

Sheraton Lagos Hotel have upgraded their VingCard Essence and Classic locks and now offer mobile access to guests by delivering a digital room key directly to their guests’ mobile devices.


10 March 2021Marianne McWilliams

The Social House – A Preferred Hotel & Resort in Nairobi, Kenya

A distinctly novel property for guests wanting to discover the road less travelled using VingCard’s contactless entry solution for the new normal of Hospitality.


15 January 2021Marianne McWilliams

ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions earns recognition as Best Mobile Key Provider during 2021 HotelTechAwards

We are happy to announce that ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions has been named the Best Mobile Key provider by the 2021 HotelTechAwards for the second consecutive year.


15 January 2021Marianne McWilliams

The Connectivity Ecosystem Partnership

ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions were recently delighted to announce joining the Connectivity Ecosystem Partnership.


20 July 2020Marianne McWilliams

How to operate your hotels remotely

As the Hospitality Industry reopens in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis, many hotels find themselves both critically understaffed and financially drained. Hospitality professionals face many challenges and need to critically evaluate their operations and guest-facing services. Remote operations could solve several of these challenges.


02 July 2020Marianne McWilliams

Hotel Standards Post-Coronavirus

How should hoteliers provide a safe environment for guests and staff in the aftermath of the Coronavirus pandemic?


20 May 2020Marianne McWilliams

Covid-19 Update

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we at Afro Exports Ltd would like to reassure our Clients, Friends and Business Associates that we are taking all safety and precautionary measures necessary to minimise disruption and to continue to serve you.


20 April 2020Marianne McWilliams

Radisson Residence Arboretum Award Presentation

We are delighted to announce that Afro Exports Ltd has received an appreciation award from Radisson Residence Arboretum Nairobi following installation of the following products in the hotel – 152 Signature RFID Locks, 127 Sentinel II Digital 41 safes and 55 PolarBar minibars.


20 March 2020Marianne McWilliams

New Appointment at Afratech Ltd – Mombasa, Kenya

We would like to congratulate Jacqui Waweru on her recent appointment as General Manager of our sister company Afratech Ltd.


13 March 2020Marianne McWilliams

Eco-friendly plastic-free Keycards

We are now able to supply you with eco-friendly Keycards for use with VingCard RFID locks. In a world dominated by single-use plastic, these plastic-free keycards are engineered with the environment in mind.......


26 February 2020Marianne McWilliams

Marriott International opens new 200-room Sheraton Bamako in Mali

Marriott International has announced the opening of the Sheraton Bamako Hotel, marking its entry into Mali in West Africa. Afro Exports Ltd was commissioned to install Elsafe safes and PolarBar minibars in the hotel. (more…)

25 May 2018Marianne McWilliams

VingCard at Sheraton Four Points JKIA

The all-new 172 room Four Points by Sheraton Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) hotel is officially open! The hotel is strategically situated within the main complex of the airport and overlooks the famous Nairobi National Park (The “World’s Wildlife Capital”). (more…)

15 November 2017Marianne McWilliams

Afro Exports partners up with Protea and Marriott on their new opening in Owerri

Protea Hotels in partnership with the African Capital Alliance and Kunoch Limited, have opened their newest hotel in Owerri, Nigeria. (more…)

10 October 2017Marianne McWilliams

Afro Exports partners up with Carlson Rezidor on their new opening in Kigali

Located right in the heart of Kigali City in Kiyovu is Rwanda’s new entrant in the fast-growing hospitality industry. Park Inn by Radisson Kigali is the second Carlson Rezidor brand hotel in East Africa, following the opening of Park Inn in Nairobi. (more…)

17 May 2017Marianne McWilliams

National Geographic features Hotel Keycard as “brilliant invention”

The National Geographic has listed the Hotel Keycard as one of the brilliant inventions that has transformed travel today.... (more…)

17 May 2017Marianne McWilliams

Afro Exports partners up with Azalai on their new opening in Abidjan

Congratulations to Azalaï Hotels on the opening of the new Azalaï Abidjan in Ivory Coast. (more…)

22 March 2017Marianne McWilliams

Afro Exports sales department fully certified by Assa Abloy Hospitality

In an effort to ensure a continuous and up to date sales service with regards to the continuous developments and new products released by Assa Abloy Hospitality, our full sales department has successfully participated in the Assa Abloy Hospitality Academy course of Hospitality Sales Associate. (more…)

02 February 2017Marianne McWilliams

Afro Exports installed equipment in newly opened Sheraton Grand Conakry….

The debut of Sheraton Grand in Africa has been announced by Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, with the opening of Sheraton Grand Conakry in Guinea, West Africa. (more…)

14 December 2016Marianne McWilliams

The new Radisson Blu Hotel and Convention Center, Kigali, Rwanda opens…

Congratulations to the new Radisson Blu Hotel and Convention Center, Kigali which has recently opened. (more…)

31 August 2016Marianne McWilliams

The new Radisson Blu Hotel, Abidjan Airport, Ivory Coast opens…

Congratulations to the new Radisson Blu Hotel, Abidjan Airport which has recently opened. (more…)

05 April 2016Marianne McWilliams

The new Radisson Blu Okoume Palace hotel in Libreville, Gabon opens…

Congratulations to Radisson Blu Okoume Palace hotel who have re-opened following a refurbishment of the hotel. (more…)

16 December 2015Marianne McWilliams

ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access

Let your guests skip the front desk and use their smart phone or watch as a key...... (more…)

02 December 2015Marianne McWilliams

The Future of ASSA ABLOY Hospitality

Tim Shea, President of ASSA ABLOY Hospitality and Executive Vice President of ASSA ABLOY, speaks about the re-branding, the technology of mobile keys and gives his vision of what the future will bring… (more…)

13 November 2015Marianne McWilliams

Mobile use on the rise with electronic locking systems

Mobile devices have become a main focus for the hospitality industry, and figuring out exactly how they are best incorporated into the hotel/guest relationship is a major topic of discussion among hoteliers. (more…)

05 November 2015Marianne McWilliams

The new Protea Hotel Select Takoradi opens….

Congratulations to Marriott International on the opening of the new Protea Hotel Select Takoradi in Western Ghana. (more…)

14 September 2015Marianne McWilliams

Radisson Blu M’Bamou Palace Hotel, Brazzaville opens…..

Congratulations to Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group with the opening of the new Radisson Blu M’Bamou Palace Hotel in Brazzaville, Congo. (more…)

03 September 2015Marianne McWilliams