Tag: Competitor’s Pricing

Discount car rental penalised for advertising unattainable prices |  CNW

Discount car rental penalised for advertising unattainable prices | CNW

OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2018 /CNW/ – The Competition Bureau has reached an agreement with a fourth car rental company, Discount Car & Truck Rentals Ltd., to address what the Bureau views as misleading representations. As part of the agreement, Discount will review its practices to ensure they comply with the law, and will pay a $700,000 […]

Private airlines targeted over ‘exorbitant rise’ in excess luggage charge | Devdiscourse News

Private airlines targeted over ‘exorbitant rise’ in excess luggage charge | Devdiscourse News

A parliamentary panel has questioned the top management of all major privates airlines in the country over an “exorbitant rise” in the excess luggage charge and asked them to submit a report comparing their fees with those of their foreign counterparts. During a meeting recently, the members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism […]

Hong Kong airfares tipped to rise as airlines regain right to add fuel surcharges to ticket prices | South China Morning Post

Hong Kong airfares tipped to rise as airlines regain right to add fuel surcharges to ticket prices | South China Morning Post

With the deregulation of fuel surcharges, long-haul fares are expected to increase by several hundred dollars with crude oil closing in on US$80 a barrel. The last time oil was around that price four years ago, airlines slapped an extra HK$623 (US$79.80) on long-haul ticket prices and HK$143 for regional trips. Announcing the changes on […]

Airlines make big money by making you miserable | Minnesota Public Radio News

Airlines make big money by making you miserable | Minnesota Public Radio News

The airlines continue to market the fees by heralding the “choice” that passengers have. “It really amounts to being able to allow a booking to happen and then offer amenities that customers want and want to pay for as we go forward,” American Airlines president Robert Isom said yesterday. Eventually, the legacy carriers will charge […]

BCD Travel forecasts global price rises | Buying Business Travel

BCD Travel forecasts global price rises | Buying Business Travel

B CD Travel says it expects global hotel rates and air fares to increase in 2019, with demand driving trends across the globe. The TMC’s 2019 Industry Forecast provides price projections, which it says helps travel buyers prepare for supplier negotiations and budgeting for the year ahead. The report was previously published by BCD Travel’s […]

Airlines seek ‘less transparency’ on price | Travel Weekly

Airlines seek ‘less transparency’ on price | Travel Weekly

Responding to testimony from airline association Iata, de Blust said: “Iata says the GDSs constitute a bottleneck. But then how could the Lufthansa Group add a distribution cost charge of €16 to its fares and it seems this didn’t affect Lufthansa sales – or, at least, it didn’t affect Lufthansa sales in those markets in […]

Business travelers primed for dynamic pricing, Travelport finds | Travel Weekly

Business travelers primed for dynamic pricing, Travelport finds | Travel Weekly

Despite growing concerns about data privacy and discriminatory fare pricing, a recent survey conducted by Travelport reveals that business travelers are open to receiving personalized ads based upon their previous travel purchases and their online browsing history. The finding could bode well for airlines that have begun to implement, or are considering implementing, personalized dynamic […]

Pricing Model Innovation Canvas (PMIC) Details [Video] | Stephan Liozu

Pricing Model Innovation Canvas (PMIC) Details [Video] | Stephan Liozu

In this video, we present the specific methods and tools used for each of the 4 C’s of pricing in the canvas. There are 20 methods/tools/analyses that are recommended with key outputs/outcomes that are used in the framing process for your opportunity. The PMIC is for innovators, digital teams, and marketers in need of a […]

Southwest Switching to Dynamic Pricing for EarlyBird CheckIn | The Points Guy

Southwest Switching to Dynamic Pricing for EarlyBird CheckIn | The Points Guy

If you’re not a fan of checking in for your Southwest flight right at 24 hours prior to departure, Southwest offers a service called EarlyBird Check In that automatically checks you into your flight at 36 hours to departure. This ensures that you get the best possible boarding position — meaning a better seat selection — without […]

ATPCO product gives airlines more pricing info from competitors | Travel Weekly

ATPCO product gives airlines more pricing info from competitors | Travel Weekly

Industry analyst Henry Harteveldt, president of Atmosphere Research Group, said the new technology could help airline pricing departments be smarter and more effective. As far as its impact on consumers, he said that will be less obvious. In some cases, airline pricing departments will use the extra information to lower fares or offer promotions. In […]