Tag: Dynamic Lift Ticket Pricing

Mt. Hood Meadows starts demand-based pricing to offset ‘peak day’ problems | KATU

Mt. Hood Meadows starts demand-based pricing to offset ‘peak day’ problems | KATU

MT. HOOD, Ore. – Skiers and snowboarders hitting the lifts at Mt. Hood Meadows will see a change in price on daily lift tickets as they change to a “dynamic pricing” model. The pricing will be like demand-based price systems used by airlines or hotels. If more people are buying tickets, the price will go […]

How Did Lift Tickets Become So Expensive? | TransWorld SNOWboarding

As the scope of resort offerings continued to expand, so did the inputs they needed to operate: massive amounts of energy, legions of seasonal employees, large equipment and infrastructure investments and maintenance–all while remaining highly dependent on weather. Given these factors, it’s logical to assume prices at a more complex and sophisticated resort to be […]

Swiss resorts offer discount ski passes in bad weather | The Local

Swiss resorts offer discount ski passes in bad weather | The Local

Two Swiss ski resorts have become the first in Europe to offer reductions on day lift passes if the weather is bad. Pizol in the canton of St Gallen and Belalp in the Valais have teamed up with St Gallen University of Applied Sciences (FHS) and meteorologists SRF Meteo to offer a weather-dependent dynamic pricing […]

Homecoming at Sugarloaf | The Town Line Newspaper

Homecoming at Sugarloaf | The Town Line Newspaper

Ethan Austin, marketing director of Sugarloaf, gave a run down on last year’s numbers and a look at what’s coming up this season. “Passholder sales were down, along with skier count, resulting in a somewhat down season,” Austin said, “but things are looking better for the upcoming season in lodging and ticket sales.” “Some of […]

Skiers giddily paying steep prices for Tahoe slopes’ fine snow | San Francisco Chronicle

Skiers giddily paying steep prices for Tahoe slopes’ fine snow | San Francisco Chronicle

This past weekend, the few rooms still left at the five-star Ritz-Carlton Tahoe were going for $1,700 Saturday night, and in advance for Super Bowl eve, they’re $5,000. For non-holiday weekdays, the prices often start at $850 a night, according to the resort and Expedia.com. At the Village at Northstar, lodging prices ranged last week […]

Pricing News Daily > 2/27/15

Pricing News Daily > 2/27/15

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is brought to you by: Value Innoruption Advisors Founded by Dr. Stephan Liozu, Value Innoruption Advisors provides training and consulting resources for organizations interested in […]

Ski Resorts Experiment With Dynamic Pricing | Bloomberg Business

Ski Resorts Experiment With Dynamic Pricing | Bloomberg Business

(Bloomberg) — On a January Saturday in Utah’s Wasatch mountains, a chairlift whisked Stephen Percassi, an engineer from upstate New York, toward the top of Alta Ski Area. In his pocket was his lift ticket, which would’ve cost $84 that day. Instead, weeks earlier, he’d scored it online for $69. Percassi’s discount was enabled by […]

Pricing News Daily > 11/25/14

Pricing News Daily > 11/25/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Strategic Pricing Solutions Strategic Pricing Solutions, LLC (SPS) is a management consulting firm helping clients with pricing strategies, data analytics, and pricing […]

Mammoth Mountain to Slowly Implement Dynamic Lift Ticket Pricing | Angry Snowboarder

Mammoth Mountain to Slowly Implement Dynamic Lift Ticket Pricing | Angry Snowboarder

With mega resorts charging over one hundred dollars a day currently, is dynamic pricing the answer? It seems like it could be a step in the right direction for attracting people that have previously been deterred by the high cost of entry and for getting tourists into destination resort towns like Mammoth during non peak […]

Pricing News Daily > 8/8/14

Pricing News Daily > 8/8/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: The PricingBrew Journal Whether you’re in sales, marketing, product management or a pricing professional, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest […]