Posts Tagged ‘hotel forecast’

Hotel Ecommerce Could Get a Boost from Data and Analytics

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

Let’s face it: Hotel ecommerce has a long way to go, and booking a room is not the most pleasant experience.

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Duetto’s Most Popular Revenue Strategy Blogs of 2017

by Mark Brandau, Director of Content |

Before this year began, Duetto was predicting major changes to the look of distribution in the hospitality industry. That certainly came to pass, as hotel brands continued to successfully deploy book-direct campaigns and put pressure on online travel agencies, which have responded with their own innovations.

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Revenue Strategy Report: The Real Potential for Artificial Intelligence in Hospitality

by Marco Benvenuti, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer and Co-Founder |

Anybody who’s been to my house or Duetto’s offices would know I’m a huge “Star Wars” fan, but lately, the conversations I hear about artificial intelligence and how it might disrupt hotels and casinos remind me more of “Blade Runner.” Do we need to act like Harrison Ford hunting replicants and disable AI before it creates some dystopian future? No, I don’t think so.

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Stop calling it “Unconstrained Demand!”

by Marco Benvenuti, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer and Co-Founder |

While going through old books the other day, I came across a textbook from my Ancient Greek class in high school. Thumbing through the book, an interesting word jumped out at me: “tautology,” which comes from the Greek “tauto” (the same) and “logos” (word or idea). A tautology is a figure of speech to describe an unnecessary repetition of meaning, basically using more than one word to say the same thing.

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The UK Has Invoked Article 50. What Does It Mean for Europe’s Travel Industry?

by Sarah McCay Tams, Director of Content, EMEA |

The uncertainly surrounding Brexit has already had an impact on the European hotels market, but what will the actual invocation of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty mean for hoteliers across the EU? Already, last June’s Brexit referendum has impacted the hotels market.

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