Experienced travel industry expert joins Duetto’s Executive Leadership Team
San Francisco, APRIL 7, 2021 — Duetto announced today the appointment of travel and hotel industry expert Chris Crowley to its Executive Leadership team as SVP of Sales.
Crowley will lead the global sales organization of the cloud-based revenue software provider, which currently operates offices in the US, Argentina, London, Germany, and Singapore.
Crowley joins Duetto from business travel consultancy Nina & Pinta, where he was Partner. Prior to that he was with global hotel solutions provider HRS, where he served as SVP of Enterprise Solutions. Prior to joining HRS, he served as Senior Vice President EMEA at BCD Travel. He also served as President of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) and is a board member of the Institute of Travel Management (ITM).
An experienced hotelier, Crowley began his career with Demeure Hotels and Albert Roux at 47 Park Street in London. He has also worked with Accor, Radisson, and Concorde Hotels.
“I'm thrilled to be joining the executive team at Duetto and the new force in hotel revenue management today. This is the new frontier in successful hospitality and with the strength of the Duetto platform and the outstanding teams in place today I am looking forward to contributing to our continued success and growth,” said Chris Crowley, SVP of Sales, Duetto.
As SVP of Sales, he will report directly to Duetto’s CEO, David Woolenberg.
“Chris has a thorough understanding of the challenges faced by both hoteliers and the wider travel sphere and as such will make a great leader for our global sales operations,” said David Woolenberg, CEO, Duetto. “Despite the challenges of COVID, we have seen that revenue technology investment is firmly at the forefront of hoteliers' minds as they prepare for recovery. Chris will be instrumental in helping hotels make this transition and in growing Duetto’s global footprint.”
Crowley becomes the first member of the Duetto Executive Leadership Team to be based in Europe, a region showing rapid growth in terms of revenue technology adoption. In 2020, Duetto contracted more than 40,000 hotel rooms, taking its total in the EMEA region to 225,000 rooms.
Duetto delivers a suite of cloud applications to simplify hospitality revenue decisions and allow hoteliers to work smarter, increasing organizational efficiency, revenue, and profitability. The unique combination of hospitality experience and technology leadership drives Duetto to look for innovative solutions to industry challenges. The software as a service platform allows hotels and casino resorts to leverage real-time dynamic data sources and actionable insights into pricing and demand across the enterprise. More than 4,000 hotel and casino resort properties in more than 60 countries have partnered to use Duetto's applications, which include GameChanger for pricing, ScoreBoard for intelligent reporting, and BlockBuster for contracted-business optimization. Duetto is backed by investors Warburg Pincus, Icon Ventures, Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, and Spectrum 28. For more information, please visit https://www.duettocloud.com/.