Posts Tagged ‘hotel technology’

OTAs’ dimming strategies against hotels could backfire

by Mark Brandau, Director of Content |

Five trending hotel news stories and Duetto’s Take on how they will impact your hotel Revenue Strategy.

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Cancellation trends cause headaches for hotels

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

The hotel industry has always been fairly generous with its cancellation policies. Until recently, the majority of hotels would allow guests to cancel their reservation without penalty until 6 p.m. on day of arrival. Customers appreciated it, but last-minute cancellations were always a burden on the hotel, especially on the person in charge of filling those lost rooms.

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The Machines are Coming — but Hotel Service Demands Human Touch

by Mark Brandau, Director of Content |

New technologies within the hotel industry and outside it seem to debut every day, and for brands and owners, it’s a mixed bag. For every profit-driving revenue management system, there might be some sharing economy site that threatens to steal bookings. But progress marches on, in large part because your guests are in favor of the latest gadgets and apps.

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Building a Better RMS: Scaling GameChanger With MongoDB

by Craig Weissman, CTO and Co-Founder |

Like many growth companies in the software-as-a-service field, Duetto has scaled rapidly every year, not only to serve more customers but also to add more features to our core GameChanger app. MongoDB, both the product and the company, has been an important part of our growth story as a hotel technology company.

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Building a Better RMS: Running GameChanger on AWS Cloud

by Craig Weissman, CTO and Co-Founder |

Duetto’s core technology offering has grown rapidly over the past few years as we’ve delivered on the initial promise of a modern Revenue Strategy system for hoteliers through Open Pricing. We accomplished this using most of the same cloud-based architectural decisions we began with, but with a number of changes and improvements that have happened along the way.

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