Posts Tagged ‘OTA’

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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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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Employ Personalization to Increase Direct Bookings

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

Seven trending hotel news stories that will have an impact on your hotel Revenue Strategy.

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Revenue Strategy Report: Hotel Owners, Asset Managers Lead New Push for Innovation

by Patrick Bosworth, co-founder and CEO |

For as long as the hospitality industry has fallen behind in technology innovation, hotel owners and asset managers have been forced into a very tough spot. I sensed at industry conferences this summer that they’re aggressively pushing back and calling for more engagement from their tech partners and their brands, and I’m hopeful that the industry will be better for it.

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Why Hotels Should Embrace OTAs, Not Fight Against Them

by Michael McCartan, Managing Director, EMEA |

Michael McCartan, managing director EMEA for Duetto Research, aims to make peace between the OTAs and hoteliers at this year’s Annual Hotel Conference in Manchester. Here’s a sneak preview of some of the issues he hopes to bring to the table for candid discussion during his Day 2 panel discussion.

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Hotels Need Sophisticated Strategies to Maximize Rates

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

Seven trending hotel news stories that will impact your hotel Revenue Strategy.

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