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‘Smart’ parking pain solution for Townsville | Geelong Advertiser

‘Smart’ parking pain solution for Townsville | Geelong Advertiser

DYNAMIC parking pricing where the cost of a car space fluctuates according to demand could help ease Townsville’s parking woes, according to a national industry body. Lorraine Duffy, chief executive of Parking Australia, said dynamic parking was a supply and demand model that meant when parking demand was high, so was the price. “Dynamic/demand-based parking […]

Off the Record: Aparkalypse now: why parking is political hell | Whistler Question

Off the Record: Aparkalypse now: why parking is political hell | Whistler Question

Objective number one, however, is contrary to objective number two, which is to increase revenue from the day lots. If the revenue projections are based on the same amount of people parking in the day lots every day, then you will not have achieved your objective of “getting people out of their cars and onto […]

Downtown Austin’s Parking Crunch Can Be Solved Without Adding Tons of Parking | Streetsblog USA

Downtown Austin’s Parking Crunch Can Be Solved Without Adding Tons of Parking | Streetsblog USA

Before deciding on any course of action, a good first step is to gain an understanding of how much parking is actually available. That can then guide policies to manage and price the existing supply. The goal, according to a new study prepared for the Downtown Austin Alliance by Nelson\Nygaard, is to make sure that spaces are available […]

“Smart meters,” demand-based parking rates eyed for downtown Lafayette | The Acadiana Advocate

“Smart meters,” demand-based parking rates eyed for downtown Lafayette | The Acadiana Advocate

The price for parking in downtown Lafayette could be linked to how prized the spot is under changes to be voted on next month by the City-Parish Council. City-parish government is considering a new system where supply and demand drives parking rates, which could vary by hour based on the location and availability of open […]

Beware of Pricing strategy at gate! – Review of Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, FL | TripAdvisor

Beware of Pricing strategy at gate! – Review of Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, FL | TripAdvisor

Although I would still give the park experience,a five star overall rating, with special accolades for the Harry Potter display, please be aware that the park has been separated by main attractions. Gate admission for (3) was quoted at $660.00(!!!) even though I indicated we found an online price of ($330) or $110 each person……”…oh, […]

Does Disneyland Provide A Guide To The Future Of Personalized Medicine? | Forbes

Does Disneyland Provide A Guide To The Future Of Personalized Medicine? | Forbes

Disneyland and other amusement parks often charge a high entrance price at the gate but low prices (or nothing at all) for the rides inside. In healthcare, personalized medicines often have the same two-part pricing: companion diagnostic tests are the gate, and  drug therapies are the rides. Unlike at Disneyland, however, ownership of the gate […]

Would you pay $58 to see a movie? TIFF’s demand-based pricing raises ire of fans | Winnipeg Free Press

Would you pay $58 to see a movie? TIFF’s demand-based pricing raises ire of fans | Winnipeg Free Press

The change means that some tickets could potentially cost as much as $58 if they are for pricier $49 “premium” screenings, after the maximum $7 surcharge and a $2 processing fee are added. “It wasn’t communicated well,” Ismail said of the pricing change. “It is in the tiniest light grey font under where it says […]

TIFF’s ‘demand-based’ pricing blasted as ‘ridiculous’ | The Globe and Mail

TIFF’s ‘demand-based’ pricing blasted as ‘ridiculous’ | The Globe and Mail

“I think the surcharges are ridiculous, period, but at a minimum I think members should be exempt from them,” she added. So-called “dynamic” or “demand-based” pricing, in which the cost of a good or service fluctuates with demand, has been a regular feature of the transit industry for decades: It’s the engine behind the wild […]

Save On Theme Park Admission Tickets | MoneyTips

Save On Theme Park Admission Tickets | MoneyTips

Other parks are inching toward demand pricing as well. Legoland in Florida offers flexible date pricing beginning at $84 but provides a $13 discount for purchasing tickets two to six days in advance. The SeaWorld parks do not have demand pricing across the board but they do offer discounts for low demand days at Discovery […]

The Future of Theme Park Pricing is Creative and Dynamic | Skift

The Future of Theme Park Pricing is Creative and Dynamic | Skift

Airlines pioneered dynamic pricing, or revenue management, which is changing prices based on demand, and other parts of the travel industry such as hotels and rental car companies followed suit. The pricing strategy most attractions are experimenting with today is better described as variable, differential, or seasonal — “baby steps leading up to” something that resembles the airline model in […]