Articles tagged “pricing”

Airbnb Offers Greater Price Transparency in Europe After Regulatory Threats

Airbnb Offers Greater Price Transparency in Europe After Regulatory Threats

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Once again — and this time it's the issue of pricing transparency in alternative lodging — European regulators are out in front of their counterparts in other parts of the world, including those in the United States. Travelers shouldn't have to be detectives in trying to figure out what their lodging tab will be.

2 months ago

Disney Hikes Prices in California Parks Ahead of Star Wars Opening

Disney Hikes Prices in California Parks Ahead of Star Wars Opening

Christopher Palmeri , Bloomberg

Over the past couple of years Disney has tweaked its pricing strategy across its parks to reflect consumer demand and with Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction opening this summer it has another reason to step up its crowd control planning.

9 months ago

Cathay Pacific Makes a Pricing Blunder It Can Not Afford

Cathay Pacific Makes a Pricing Blunder It Can Not Afford

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Struggling Cathay can’t afford pricing errors such as this, although every once in awhile when these blunders by airlines happen, don't we wish we would be so lucky to have bought a ticket?

9 months ago

Disney World’s Latest Pricing Changes Take Aim at Crowd Control

Disney World’s Latest Pricing Changes Take Aim at Crowd Control

Hannah Sampson , Skift

Disney shifted to seasonal pricing a couple of years ago, and the entertainment giant is drilling down even more with the latest changes. Visitors will likely grumble at the more complicated new system, but we don't expect Disney's business to suffer.

12 months ago

India’s Air Travel Boom Getting Squeezed by Cheap Tickets

India’s Air Travel Boom Getting Squeezed by Cheap Tickets

Andy Mukherjee, Bloomberg

Travel isn't the only industry feeling an itch in India over consumers' price sensitivity. It will be a long-haul game for airlines and they should lace up if they already haven't.

1 year ago

Disney Raises Theme Park Prices After Record U.S. Attendance

Disney Raises Theme Park Prices After Record U.S. Attendance

Lizette Chapman, Bloomberg

Bolstered by new attractions and record U.S. theme park attendance, Disney pulled the trigger and raised admission prices. Theme park pricing, like airline and hotel strategies, is getting a lot more sophisticated.

2 years ago

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What Can Airlines Learn From Amazon, Google and Uber About Dynamic Pricing?

What Can Airlines Learn From Amazon, Google and Uber About Dynamic Pricing?

Sabre Airline Solutions + Skift

While the industries may be vastly different, the airline industry can learn a lot from the leading digital innovators out there when it comes to dynamic pricing strategies.

2 years ago

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Why Hotels Need a Comprehensive Room Inventory and Pricing Strategy

Why Hotels Need a Comprehensive Room Inventory and Pricing Strategy

Rainmaker + Skift

A thorough revenue management strategy can be one of the most important steps a hotel can take to generate and optimize revenue.

2 years ago

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Why Airlines Need to Let Their Pricing Strategies Tell Their Story

Why Airlines Need to Let Their Pricing Strategies Tell Their Story

Sabre Airline Solutions + Skift

By taking a more scientific and strategic approach to pricing, airlines have the opportunity to drive customer satisfaction and stand out in a crowded marketplace.

2 years ago

Disney Is Hiking Ticket Prices at Domestic Theme Parks Yet Again

Disney Is Hiking Ticket Prices at Domestic Theme Parks Yet Again

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

Disney's last earnings report showed that theme parks made more money despite lower attendance, so we don't expect the latest ticket price increase to hurt the bottom line.

3 years ago

The Future of Theme Park Pricing is Creative and Dynamic

The Future of Theme Park Pricing is Creative and Dynamic

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Theme parks need customers to be thrilled, not just satisfied — so it's no surprise they've been careful about changing a pricing system that has been in place for ages.

3 years ago

Duetto Raises $21M to Bring Smarter Hotel Revenue Software to Big Brands

Duetto Raises $21M to Bring Smarter Hotel Revenue Software to Big Brands

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Internal hotel technology is an under talked about sector of innovation right now with mobile and data optimized services being used to boost revenue and the customer experience.

5 years ago