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Patrick Bosworth

Patrick Bosworth
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Patrick Bosworth is CEO and a co-founder of Duetto, a revenue strategy platform company based in San Francisco.
Technology investment, digital cloud

Three Technology Investments Hoteliers Should Consider for 2019

Admit it: When you first unboxed your Amazon Alexa, you thought it was going to change your world. Your favorite song would begin playing when you walked in the door, curtains would open, coffee would...
Consolidation puzzle

How Hotels Can Take Advantage of Hospitality’s Continued Consolidation

The hotel industry consolidation of the past few years might have made dominant players even bigger, but that doesn’t mean it’s anywhere close to reaching an end. As Expedia and Booking Holdings continue their...
Long-term value creation

Hoteliers Must Focus on Long-Term Value Creation—Starting With the Booking Experience

Familiarity isn’t driving purchase intent when it comes to booking travel. Lodging brands should recognize this as a call to innovate. Instead of letting online travel agencies and home-sharing platforms duke it out, hotels...
direct booking conversion rate

Live Rates Make Multi-Channel Distribution Strategies Work

It’s an exciting time for hotel marketing, as new options in ad tech seem to come online every week. However, hotels need to make sure their own websites and booking engines can integrate with...
online booking - future

To Win the Future, Avoid Innovation Mistakes from the Past

It’s fun to think about the hotel of the future and what that next-generation guest experience could look like. But when hoteliers imagine transforming their properties with check-in kiosks, robot butlers, and rooms controlled via...
data

Hotels—Not OTAs—Own the Data That Makes the Difference

Online travel agencies (OTAs) have built incredibly successful, valuable businesses, and their websites largely define what consumers now expect from the modern booking experience. But even Expedia and Priceline can’t be all things to...