Articles tagged “pricing”

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Thai Tourism Thinks Businesses Won’t Have to Cut Costs to Get Guests Back

Thai Tourism Thinks Businesses Won’t Have to Cut Costs to Get Guests Back

Chadamas Chinmaneevong, Bangkok Post

Unfortunately for Thailand, many potential visitors have decided to look elsewhere for their next trip.

6 years ago

JetBlue’s Ripple Effect on Second-Tier U.S. Airports

JetBlue’s Ripple Effect on Second-Tier U.S. Airports

Mary Carr Mayle, Savannah Morning News

One of the greatest fears of the American and US Air merger was that second-tier cities would lose competition and suffer. Cases like Savannah demonstrate why that fear is not unfounded.

6 years ago

How U.S. Airlines Want to Reward Their Most Lucrative Travellers

How U.S. Airlines Want to Reward Their Most Lucrative Travellers

Michelle Grant, Euromonitor

As airlines remake their loyalty programs, they're differentiating between those who are loyal with dollars, and those who have mastered the art of collecting loyalty points.

6 years ago

How Avis-Budget and Hertz are squeezing customers

How Avis-Budget and Hertz are squeezing customers

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It won't be across-the-board, allowing for variations in this city-pair or that, but you can expect similar pricing dynamics when the American Airlines-US Airways merger goes through. Here again, there aren't a lot of legacy carriers left for additional mergers in the future.

6 years ago

Inside the hotel pricing game, Marriott style

7 years ago

Is dropping hotel rates late night for international users the right thing to do?

Selling based on quality vs price, the eternal debate in this digital parity world. Demand-based pricing isn't practiced enough in the hotel industry.

7 years ago

U.S hotel room prices rose during the first half of 2012, led by California and Hawaii

Almost all the growth is driven by double-digit increases in San Francisco, Monterrey, Santa Barbara, and Honolulu. Otherwise the numbers along each coast are relatively similar.

7 years ago

Allegiant Airlines wants to experiment with variable ticket pricing based on fuel prices

Too many hurdles to get this implemented, least of which is getting regulators to agree to it. Related, it could open up space for some new pricing startups, similar to Autoslash, though that didn't sit well with competitors.

7 years ago

Booking.com goes on the offensive against UK rate-fixing allegations

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The provisional decision in the UK about hotels' and OTAs' pricing practices is a shot heard round the world. If other countries pile on, the dollars at stake would be huge.

7 years ago

The hotel industry starts chattering about Expedia’s new pricing model

We said this was big news last week, but if Booking.com's success with both customers, sellers, and investors is any barometer Expedia's move will be welcomed by everyone.

7 years ago

Will UK anti-competition ruling change the hotel pricing game?

Dennis Schaal, Skift

If the ruling is upheld, then parroted elsewhere, we could see some interesting competition. But that’s a big “if,” as it calls into question whether a seller has the right to establish pricing of its own products through various retail channels.

7 years ago

Two Carnival lines introduce new price promise in the UK

Since the specifics of packages can vary so widely, pricing promises in the travel are always hard to keep. Carnival needs to make sure its new "Vantage" fares fulfill the promise of simple pricing rather than complicate matters with another price tier.

7 years ago