“The wristband system has been embraced by guests and employees at both the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania and Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada locations and we expect the same here at Mason.”
That’s Jim Metzger, general manager at Mason, Ohio’s new Great Wolf Lodge at Paramount’s Kings Island, speaking about the RFID Cashless System it’s scheduled to start using in mid-December.
The system, accessed by SmartBand patented RFID Wristbands (made by Precision Dynamics Corp.), is being watched by many since its debut in other recreational settings last spring.
New Great Wolf Lodge in Ohio Installs Precision Dynamics’ RFID Wristband System to Provide Added Guest Convenience and Service
SAN FERNANDO, CA – (MARKET WIRE) – December 06, 2006 – Precision Dynamics Corporation (PDC), a leader in automatic wristband identification, announces the implementation of its patented Smart Band® RFID (radio frequency identification) Wristbands and PDC Smart Kiosk® RFID Cashless Point-of-Sale (POS) System at the new Great Wolf Lodge at Paramount’s Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, scheduled to open on December 14.
The 401-suite northwoods-themed family resort with an indoor waterpark implemented PDC’s RFID Wristband System to provide guests with enhanced services including hotel room keyless entry, cashless payment options, automated arcade token dispensers, and more.
“The wristband system has been embraced by guests and employees at both the Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania and Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada locations and we expect the same here at Mason,” said Jim Metzger, general manager of Great Wolf Lodge, Mason, Ohio. “The system is a great way to provide the utmost in safety and convenience for our guests.”
At registration, guests are given a Smart Band, which is embedded with a 13.56MHz RFID inlay. The automated wristbands allow for keyless entry into hotel rooms for all family members, eliminating the need to carry hotel room keys. MICROS’ POS workstations enable guests to make cashless payments with the RFID wristbands throughout the resort. Also, the RFID wristbands eliminate the chances of money getting wet or lost while at the waterpark.