Old, Closed-Off IT Systems Won’t Fly in Modern Hotel Industry

by Patrick Bosworth, co-founder and CEO |

Every so often, we’re reminded that hotel companies have a lot in common with the airlines, and United CEO Oscar Munoz made that clear, candidly laying out just how hard it is to modernize technology across an entire industry.

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7 Facts About Hotel Technology Spending in 2017

by Jason Q. Freed, Managing Editor |

In the era of OTA booking dominance and increasing competition from the likes of Airbnb, boosting hotel loyalty has never been more critical. Airbnb has doubled the amount of lodging supply in many markets, a fact that can no longer be denied. And while OTAs remain great partners in driving incremental demand, both these outfits threaten to siphon loyal guests away from hotels.

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There’s a Spotlight Shining on Hotel Tech Inefficiencies

by Marco Benvenuti, Co-Founder, Chief Analytics & Product Officer |

We’ve all had this experience before, right? You’ve waited in line to check in to your hotel after a long flight, you finally get to the front desk, and the clerk is typing away, searching for your name, and after a few minutes she says, “Hmm, are you sure you reserved this hotel?”

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A New Kind of Hotel Demand — for Your Technology Partners

by Patrick Bosworth, co-founder and CEO |

You might not expect the leader of a hotel technology company to say this, but hotels need to be a lot more demanding of their technology vendors and partners.

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How Agile Development and Deployment Adds Value to Hotel Technology

by Craig Weissman, CTO and Co-Founder |

Duetto employs an “agile” development methodology and uses JIRA extensively to track its release progress.

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Building a Better RMS: How Coding in Java Makes Duetto More Efficient

by Craig Weissman, CTO and Co-Founder |

The heart of Duetto’s application is our server logic authored in Java. In this post we’ll describe some of the philosophies, tools, techniques and patterns that have proven effective in delivering high-quality innovation.

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