Operators Turn Back To Technology To Help Provide Efficiency And Management Solutions

MATco announces repositioning as BudgeTools LLC, helps hundreds forecast

The Duck LLC
Newbury Park, CA – November 11, 2003 – With signs that the industry is improving, Hoteliers are again turning to technology to find solutions that enable efficiencies and focus management. Looking to gain maximum advantage from existing technology budgets, owners and operators are evaluating many of the lower cost, best of breed, niche technology solutions available that help grow the value of existing investments and provide new functionality. One such solution is BudgeTools, a product designed to work with your existing systems to provide you with a sophisticated rooms budgeting and forecasting application without heavy overheads.

“We recognize the investment hotels have made in their existing PMS and Sales systems” stated Matt Hurley, President and Founder of BudgeTools LLC, “Our BudgeTools software leverages this investment by consolidating critical data from these systems into an easy to use Forecasting solution. This means that Marketing, Revenue Management and Financial professionals in hotels can concentrate on trends and analysis not data entry and disparate systems.”

On the name change Mr. Hurley continued, “We wanted a name that better reflected the value proposition of the company and our products. We selected The Duck LLC to help us with company positioning, business and marketing strategy. With almost 300 installations in North America, we are clearly at a point where we can grow to the next level of success. It is the right time to reposition the company and our products and we believe BudgeTools is the right name for our Company. We are very happy.”

Feedback from existing clients is especially positive and provides an insight into the value and power of the BudgeTools solution. “I have been working in the hospitality industry for over 22 years, the past 9 as a Director of Revenue. Stated David Parker, Director of Revenue Management for the Westin Seattle Hotel & Towers. “BudgeTools is, beyond any doubt, the best forecasting tool I have ever used. “

About BudgeTools LLC
Built for Marketing, Financial and Revenue Management Executives at Hotels and Hotel companies who need an intelligent, simple and powerful rooms forecasting tool. BudgeTools enables a clear view into your business and provides valuable assistance in the creation of budgets and generation of revenue forecasts. BudgeTools is a company that is focused on forecasting and providing tools and technology that allow business people to better understand their business and to enable better decisions. For more information call +1-805-376-8090, email: or visit Forecast Better.

About The Duck LLC
The Duck LLC is a business strategy, marketing, and technology firm for hotel companies and technology companies that specialize in the travel and tourism industry. The company has a flexible business model, which brings together best-of-class project-focused teams; 19 years of corporate strategy expertise; and a rich network of professionals seasoned in a wide variety of disciplines. The Duck LLC is committed to helping clients become long-term smart as they evolve new products and business directions to protect their future profitability. For more information contact Danny Hudson at +1-203-894-8651, or visit Lead, don't follow

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