Gaming and Technology Revenue Professional Rory Fagan Joins Duetto as Director of Casino Sales

LAS VEGAS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duetto, innovators in software-as-a-service hotel revenue strategy solutions, named gaming and technology professional, Rory Fagan, as Director of Casino Sales.

In his new role, Fagan will drive further adoption of Duetto GameChanger - an entirely web-based revenue strategy application developed by gaming veterans to meet the unique challenges of modern casino hotels and resorts.

Prior to joining Duetto, Fagan led sales efforts for SAS, a business analytics software and services company, focusing on the hospitality and gaming market for six years.  Previously, he held key sales management positions with leading travel industry companies, such as PROS, Hertz, United Airlines and Sabre Hospitality Solutions.  

Marco Benvenuti, Co-founder and Chief Analytics and Product Officer, for Duetto said, "Rory has a deep understanding of technology and business challenges specific to the casino environment. We are excited to have him helping us deliver groundbreaking solutions that will revolutionize the market." 

Staffing a team of highly experienced gaming professionals at its Las Vegas office, Duetto aims to help casino hotels leverage cutting-edge advances in technology and change the way they approach revenue management. Fundamental to Duetto's philosophy, GameChanger ensures casino hotels select and retain their most profitable customers, accounting for dynamic demand, occupancy and segment volumes, assessed by each individual customer segment, room type, offer or discount. This groundbreaking capability to flexibly fine tune for greater accuracy is making a big impact in terms of optimized demand and increased profitability for Las Vegas casino hotels.

Rory Fagan, said, "Already the leading innovator in the field of revenue strategy for hotels, Duetto is now driving innovation with the convergence of technology and data analysis in the casino space." He concluded,  "I am excited to join the company on the forefront of change and innovation, and look forward to working with Duetto's team and partners as GameChanger gains traction throughout the industry."   

A longstanding member of Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), Fagan earned a B.B.A in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin and a M.B.A from Rice University. 

About Duetto GameChanger
Duetto GameChanger is a comprehensive revenue strategy application designed by industry veterans to meet the unique needs of casino resorts.  Delivering unparalleled flexibility and control, GameChanger unlocks groundbreaking new revenue opportunities and enhances customer loyalty.

Unmatched Flexibility & Control
Central to its mission, GameChanger ensures casino hotels always select and retain their most profitable customers, accounting for dynamic demand, occupancy and segment volumes, independently assessed by each individual customer segment, room type, offer or discount. The total value of each guest is dynamically determined by prospective gaming and non-gaming revenue potential.

Increased Forecast Accuracy
Users benefit from dramatically improved forecast accuracy resulting from new customer-centric insights obtained from web shopping regrets & denials, social review, air traffic, weather, macroeconomic data and more and through sophisticated price elasticity scenario testing.  Moreover, results are measurable with Duetto's transparent forecast accuracy reporting. 

Market-Leading Technology
GameChanger is a completely cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. There is no hardware or software to install or maintain. Users access the application anywhere, anytime via any browser on any device with no plugins. A sophisticated, cloud-based architecture enables rapid and continuous deployment of new functionality, seamless upgrades, zero system downtime and implementations in days versus months. Unique pay-as-you-go pricing with no upfront costs reduces purchase risk and lowers total cost of ownership. 

About Duetto
Duetto delivers dynamic, intelligent revenue strategy solutions to the world's leading hotels and casino resorts, allowing them to maximize profits through superior, actionable data to better manage pricing, revenue and business mix decisions. Leveraging a cutting-edge, cloud-based architecture, combined with a feature-rich product set, Duetto transforms the way hotels price and sell rooms.

Duetto has attracted many of the highest regarded investors and advisors from the hospitality and technology industries, including, among others, Thayer Ventures, Battery Ventures, Altimeter Capital, Trinity Ventures, Benchmark Capital, Lee Pillsbury, founder and Chairman of Thayer Lodging, Marc Benioff, founder, Chairman and CEO of Salesforce.com, Mark Lomanno, former CEO of STR, Rich Barton, former CEO/Co-Founder of Expedia and Sam Shank, CEO and Founder of Hotel Tonight.

For more information, visit www.duettocasino.com.

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

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