Content by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor

Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor

Jason joined Duetto as Managing Editor in June 2015 after reporting, writing and editing hotel industry news for a decade at both print and online publications. He’s passionate about content marketing and hotel technology, which leads to unique perspectives on hotel distribution and revenue management best practices.

Phocuswright Panelists: Will OTA Struggles Lead to More Disruption for Hotels?

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

It was certainly an interesting week for online travel CEOs to be center stage.

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What’s On the Horizon for the Hotel Industry?

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

It wouldn’t be a CEO panel at a hotel conference if the biggest names on the speaker lineup weren’t asked for their predictions on upcoming industry performance.

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Look for Casino Revenue-Driving Tools at G2E

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

When you arrive on the Las Vegas Sands show floor for Global Gaming Expo next month, expect the newest bright and shiny slot machines, with this year’s focus on novel social games catered to millennials. Among the shiny new toys and head-turning booths, you’ll see a smattering of mostly understated suppliers dedicated to back-of-house technology. Ironically, it’s the least sexy tools that have the potential to make or break the success of your business.

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Revenue Management is the Centerpiece of Hotel Operations

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

You need a sales team to get guests in the door and an operations team to take care of them, but more often hoteliers are pointing to a different department as the crux of hotel operations.

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A New Hero: Hotel Technology Can Save the Industry

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

From the outside looking in, it appears hotels and the collective hospitality industry are doing just fine. We’re setting record occupancy numbers, learning more about our guests, and watching new hotels pop up left and right.

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