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What benefits of RFID wristbands for hotels, resorts & theme parks?

Published byEdith atJune 24,2024

8+ Benefits of RFID Wristbands for Hotels, Resorts and Theme Parks

8+ Benefits of RFID Wristbands for Hotels, Resorts and Theme Parks

What are the benefits of RFID wristbands for hotels, resorts & theme parks over the past few years? As one of the top RFID manufacturers in China, RFIDSilicone has data showing that the use of RFID wristbands in water parks and resorts has grown significantly. Especially the waterproof RFID silicone wristband is 100% Eco- friendly & durable, has advantages good quality & factory price, making it one of the most popular RFID products.

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Since 2013, Disney has launched MagicBand with RFID chip, leading more than 70% of the world's theme parks to quickly adopt RFID technology. Traditional paper wristbands and tickets are being replaced by advanced contactless electronic tickets such as RFID wristbands or RFID cards.

Although RFID technology is not new in the hotel industry, the key magnetic stripe card has applied RFID technology from the beginning. But leading hotel chains have begun to use waterproof RFID wristbands instead of magnetic stripe cards. In addition, resorts and tourist attractions are now combining RFID to achieve multi-functional applications, with RFID technology as the core to achieve efficient and intelligent operations. Not only to reducing the time customers spend waiting in line, increasing the merchant's revenue are two known benefits. RFID also brings you many more advantages and benefits.

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Today, I summarize some benefits RFID wristbands can bring to your hotel and resort, theme park or tourist attraction.

Change Guest's Check-in Experience

Whether it is a hotel, theme park or resort, it is necessary to go through entry procedures or check admission tickets, etc., which frustrates guests and brings them a bad experience in the complicated admission process.

RFID Change Guest's Check-in Experience

When RFID technology is adopted, the RFID system will speed up access control. For example: RFID wristbands or RFID cards can be pre-authorized and mailed to customers, allowing them to self-check in upon arrival. This gives your guests control over the length of their stay, which can reduce staff costs and improve first impressions. If an RFID wristband or card is lost or stolen, it can be easily reprogrammed.

An RFID Wristband Meets All the Wearer's Needs

The introduction of RFID in a resort or theme park eliminates the need for visitors to carry multiple items, reducing the process and time for access control. Now, credit cards, room keys and locker keys can be integrated into a single RFID wristband or RFID card for ultimate convenience for customers. The customer's experience will be instantly improved, and eventually they will become loyal customers of the merchant.

Cashless Payment

Cashless Payment NFC Wristband(it belongs to a high frequency wristband), allowing guests to pay for drinks, food and activities quickly and easily with a "touch". No need to worry about handling wet cash or carrying a wallet with you. According to statistics, using RFID wristbands instead of cash payment increases the average per capita expenditure by 15-30%.


When guests only need to wear a wristband, there is no need to carry cash, credit cards or even wallets, reducing the chance of theft and fraud. If an RFID wristband is lost or stolen, the RFID system can quickly cancel and reissue. If the child gets lost, parents can go to the customer service center for help, and the staff can use the RFID wristband to determine the child's location and help the parent and child reunite. A parent's RFID wristband can be attached to a child's wristband, preventing minors from entering certain areas or leaving the perimeter without a parent.

Enjoy Family Freedom

Children can buy food and drinks with an RFID wristband of their own, giving them a sense of independence. It also allows parents to set spending limits, or cancel the payment option, using it only as a key to rooms and lockers.

Park Project Interactive Experience

Volcano Bay Park, which opened in 2017, uses RFID technology. Their TapuTapu wearable bracelet brings new convenience with Virtual Line technology and many interactive enhancements throughout the park. Guests can touch their TapuTapu wristbands to totems around the park to virtually maintain their position. Then, the RFID wristband will remind guests to enjoy the corresponding VIP experience!

Social Sharing & Check-ins

RFID&NFC technology supports integration with social media. Guests can choose to link their RFID NFC wristbands to their social profiles, opening up a range of rich and fun experiences. Once connected, guests can post photos to Instagram, or "check in" on Facebook, simply by tapping the RFID NFC wristband against the RFID read point. You can socially share photos with friends, and share online to promote offers at your resort or water park.

Data and Insights

Using RFID at the resort enables the collection of intelligent data and in-depth analysis. It will be easy to understand how guests use, interact and visit the attractions. Helps you determine traffic patterns, ride dwell times, and take advantage of undiscovered operational efficiencies. Get smart data about your purchases, optimize sales and offers with RFID cashless wristbands. RFID helps simplify and improve the experience for future guests.

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RFIDSilicone's RFID silicone wristband is composed of 100% environmentally friendly silicone material and brand original RFID chip, waterproof grade IP68, beautiful and durable, comfortable to wear, and can be reused. Perfect for water rides, slides, showers, etc. Even applying sunscreen lotion won't affect the wristband. Check more RFID wristbands!

The benefits RFID systems bring to resorts, theme parks, and almost any type of attraction are staggering. RFID is evolving and more and more companies are offering RFID solutions for the leisure industry. From cashless payments to queue access control, RFID wristbands for attractions are not the future, but the "now."

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