News for the Hospitality Executive
San Francisco, February 6, 2013. … Duetto Edge, a cutting-edge RMS solution, is being piloted at Denihan hotels, through a partnership between Denihan Hospitality Group and San Francisco-based Duetto Research. The Denihan portfolio includes boutique hotels such as The James New York, Chicago and Miami, and Affinia hotels in New York and Washington DC.
Duetto Edge, which helps hotel executives optimize demand, maximize revenues and minimize expenses, was launched last year and is 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 Denihan is piloting Duetto Edge, a powerful solution for anyone charged with maximizing revenues and minimizing expenses at hotels.”
He concluded, “Working closely with Denihan’s Revenue Management professionals, we look forward to measuring the ways in which Denihan’s distinctive boutique hotels are using Duetto Edge to achieve revenue and profit goals, and manage demand and revenue channels effectively and profitably. We are delighted that Denihan has made Duetto Edge the RMS of choice as a pilot for its properties.”
Duetto has been gaining traction with its cloud-based service since its launch last fall, employing Big Data technology to help independent and branded hotels optimize demand pricing strategies.
Thomas P. Botts, Denihan’s Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer, said, “We are excited to announce our plans to pilot Duetto Edge to support Denihan’s revenue optimization goals as we achieve greater profitability and continue to grow. We believe Duetto Edge is a promising and innovative revenue management tool that will deliver excellent results and drive value to our hotels and our owners”.
According to Botts, the Company’s partnership with Duetto is just one of several upcoming, innovative solutions supporting the integration of Denihan’s sales, marketing, revenue management and business intelligence platforms.
Among the unique benefits of Duetto Edge:
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 Denihan Hospitality Group
Denihan Hospitality Group is a privately-held, full-service hotel management and development company that owns and/or operates 14 boutique hotels in major urban markets in the U.S. Over the past 50 years, the Denihan family has built a world-class lodging investment platform within the boutique hotel space, creating value by acquiring, repositioning and managing independent hotels.
The Denihan portfolio includes properties operating under The James and Affinia Hotels brands, as well as Manhattan luxury independents, The Surrey and The Benjamin, and additional independent affiliates in New York City. Denihan’s hotels include an impressive list of chef-driven restaurants and bars, including Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s The National Bar and Dining Rooms at The Benjamin; David Burke Kitchen at The James New York; Daniel Boulud’s Café Boulud at The Surrey; David Burke’s Primehouse at The James Chicago; and Art Smith’s Art and Soul at the Liaison Capitol Hill, an Affinia hotel in Washington, D.C.
The company’s uniquely guest-centric approach, refined through three generations of Denihan leadership, has made it an industry leader in hospitality, property and restaurant development, as well as hotel operations, management and marketing. In 2012, Denihan was named to Inc. Magazine’s 500|5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies for the fourth year in a row, where it topped the list of full-service hotel companies.
More details can be found at www.denihan.com.
Michael Frenkel, MFC PR – New York
For Duetto Research
Katie Meyer, Denihan Hospitality Group
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