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.

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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HDC: Brand Technology Tools ‘Just Aren’t There’

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Once Holiday Inns began popping up along U.S. freeways, and through most of the last century, there wasn’t much slowing hotels down. Even when economics looked grim, it was assumed people would continue traveling and always need a place to stay.

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5 Trends Shaping Your Casino Revenue Strategy

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

The expansion of casinos across the United States continues to have a major impact on the gaming landscape. Simultaneously, younger casino-goers are ditching traditional games and looking for new, more social types of entertainment.

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Hoteliers Demand Cloud, Open APIs from Tech Partners

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Hotel technology insiders have been discussing a giant migration to the cloud for nearly a decade now.

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RSS Speakers Tackle Industry’s Most Pressing Issues

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Put 300 like-minded professionals in the same room and your chances of solving industry challenges grow exponentially.

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More Competition Coming to the Las Vegas Strip

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

With little development over the past half-decade in Las Vegas, particularly on the Strip, area casinos and hotels have been able to capitalize on a rather imbalanced supply-demand equation. Resorts on the Strip benefitted from strong demand in a time of little new supply, pushing Revenue Per Available Room from $108 in 2008 to $148 in 2011, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.

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