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Sonesta ES Suites Gets the Duetto Edge

All 17 Hotels in the Sonesta ES Suites Brand Can Now Optimize Demand,
Maximize Revenues and Minimize Expenses, With Duetto's New RMS


San Francisco, November 2, 2012.  … Duetto Edge, a cutting-edge RMS solution, has been installed at 17 Sonesta ES Suites hotels in 14 states, through a partnership between Sonesta International Hotels Corporation and San Francisco-based Duetto Research.
 
Duetto Edge, which helps hotel executives optimize demand, maximize revenues and minimize expenses, was launched last month and is now available to select hotel owners, brands and properties.  More information is available at the company’s website, www.DuettoResearch.com.
 
Duetto’s CEO, Patrick Bosworth, said, “We are delighted to announce that Sonesta ES Suites is the first brand to adopt Duetto Edge, a powerful solution for anyone charged with maximizing revenues and minimizing expenses at hotels.” 
 
He concluded, “Working closely with Sonesta’s Revenue Management professionals, we look forward to reporting back on how Sonesta ES Suites hotels are using Duetto Edge to achieve revenue and profit goals, and manage demand and revenue channels effectively and profitably. We appreciate Sonesta’s foresight and partnership, in making Duetto Edge the RMS of choice, for the Sonesta ES Suites brand.”
 
Duetto Edge was launched with Sonesta as the optimization solution for its extended-stay brand, with beta testing that began in mid-August at three of its properties – two in the Boston area, and one in Orlando. The system is now fully active at all 17 Sonesta ES Suites properties, coordinated by Duetto Research and the Sonesta corporate revenue management team.
 
Mylene Young, corporate director of business and acqusitions analytics, Sonesta, said, “We are excited to debut Duetto Edge, which supports revenue optimization specifically for our extended-stay model according to the ES Suites by Sonesta specifications.” She concluded, “We find the product compelling as a revenue management, forecasting and optimization tool – and for the latter, Duetto Research has tailored the product to handle the longer lengths of stay required to optimize extended-stay properties. We are delighted with the results we are seeing to date.”

Among the unique benefits of Duetto Edge:

  • Powerful algorithms that recommend actions to help hotel executives increase rates, expand occupancy and optimize channel mix.
  • On-demand visualizations that help managers understand future demand patterns, and adjust pricing and channel strategies accordingly.
  • Automated Edge Alerts, which inform users of channel outages or rate parity discrepancies to take corrective actions.
  • Cloud-based functionality means there is no hardware or software to install and no implementation fees -- upgrades are easy, free and frequent.
  • Improved productivity – Duetto Edge eliminates hassles so managers can focus on what’s important by receiving critical data and insights anywhere, anytime from a web browser, tablet or mobile device.

Duetto Research is in discussions to bring Duetto Edge to many of the hotel industry’s leading brands, and independent properties across the globe. Details of additional product adoptions, are expected in coming weeks. For more information or to bring the Duetto Edge to your hotels, visit www.duettoresearch.com.

About Duetto Research
Duetto Research provides hotel executives with cutting-edge solutions to optimize demand, maximize rate, and minimize cost. Powered by leading Silicon Valley technologists and hospitality industry veterans, Duetto is where innovation and insight meet – to help the hotel industry create new standards of efficiency and profitability, and re-think how revenue management is done. Duetto has attracted many of the highest regarded investors and advisors from the hospitality and technology industries, including, among others, Thayer Ventures, Trinity Ventures, Battery Ventures, and Marc Benioff, founder, Chairman and CEO of Salesforce.com.
 
About Sonesta ES Suites
Sonesta ES Suites is a new extended stay hotel brand managed by Sonesta. Each property features rooms with a dynamic work area designed for today’s traveler, locally inspired food and beverage and flexible common space for connecting with others. You will find Sonesta ES Suites in Andover MA, Atlanta GA, Auburn Hills MI, Burlington MA, Charlotte NC, Columbia MD, Dublin OH, Flagstaff AZ, Houston TX, Orlando FL, Parsippany NJ, Princeton NJ, Malvern PA, Myrtle Beach SC, St. Louis MO, Schaumburg IL and Somerset NJ. For more about the Sonesta Collection, visit Sonesta.com or call +1.617.315.9100 or 800.Sonesta (800.766.3782) in the U.S. and Canada.

 
Contact:

Michael Frenkel, MFC PR – New York
For Duetto Research
(212) 808-6559
michael@mfcpr.com


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Introducing . . . Duetto Edge; Duetto Research Unveils Cutting-Edge Demand Optimization Solution, and Launches www.DuettoResearch.com / October 2012



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