Tag: Dynamic Pricing

Why using customer wealth data is a tricky business | EyeforTravel

Why using customer wealth data is a tricky business | EyeforTravel

A recent Travel Weekly article suggested that travel suppliers could productively use customers’ personal wealth data to ‘price dynamically’. Most readers assumed the worst: travel suppliers could use individual financial information to exploit less price sensitive customers by extracting higher prices from wealthy customers. ‘Deals’ would only apply to customers who might not be able […]

Chandigarh: Shatabdi ticket prices surge by 50% due to airport closure | Hindustan Times

Chandigarh: Shatabdi ticket prices surge by 50% due to airport closure | Hindustan Times

With Chandigarh International Airport closed for runway expansion and rush of people heading out on summer vacation, travelling to Delhi on Shatabdi has been pinching pockets for the past nine days. Against the normal one-way fare of Rs 600, people are shelling out up to Rs 915 for the chair car ticket in the express […]

Study Shows Customer Preference for Direct Delivery from Restaurants | Food On Demand

Study Shows Customer Preference for Direct Delivery from Restaurants | Food On Demand

Customers report they would order from their favorite restaurants one extra time per month if delivery was offered, and more than 70 percent of QSR and fast-casual customers said they would choose a restaurant more often if delivery were offered. The importance of delivery doesn’t apply only to millennials. Of customers 35-44, around 78 percent […]

What Vancouver can learn from London about mobility pricing | CBC News

What Vancouver can learn from London about mobility pricing | CBC News

A London city planner says the U.K. capital’s mobility pricing program could be an effective strategy to combat Vancouver’s congestion woes. Mobility pricing refers to any fees or service charges or tolls associated with transportation costs, such as fuel taxes, transit fares, bridge and road tolls, and road usage charges. An independent commission is currently studying how […]

AEG Presents President Rick Mueller Talks Ticket Sales at Canadian Music Week | Billboard

AEG Presents President Rick Mueller Talks Ticket Sales at Canadian Music Week | Billboard

He cites the recent sale of K-pop boy band BTS. “They couldn’t be hotter. Blew out four shows at the Staples Center [in Los Angeles] in 10 minutes, but the attacks that we would see on the ticketing system from malicious bots, and people who are just trying to manipulate that in the secondary market, […]

Google’s YouTube Premium Is Poised to Be a Hit | The Street

Google’s YouTube Premium Is Poised to Be a Hit | The Street

Why Apple and Spotify Don’t Need to Panic Just Yet For all its strengths, YouTube Premium’s price ($2 per month more than what most music subscription services cost) makes it slightly less of a threat to the likes of Spotify and Apple than it would be if YouTube stuck with Red’s $10-per-month pricing. And this […]

Massachusetts Rejects Smart Meter Rollouts, as Competitive Energy Undermines the Business Case | Greentech Media

Massachusetts Rejects Smart Meter Rollouts, as Competitive Energy Undermines the Business Case | Greentech Media

The problem is that each utility customer that switches to a non-utility energy provider is no longer part of each utility’s list of prospective time-varying rate (TVR) adopters, even though the utility paid for the smart meter that made them available. And while third-party retailers and municipal aggregators could offer TVRs of their own, “there […]

From cab to Uber to cab, drivers try to find a way to make a living | Philly

From cab to Uber to cab, drivers try to find a way to make a living | Philly

The legislation legalizing ride-share businesses in Philadelphia allowed cabs also to increase their rates during busy times — which Uber calls surge pricing —  but so far, none has done it, Kirlin said. People in the industry see a consistent rate as an asset that could attract customers, she said. Leventhal noted cab drivers’ training, pointing […]

Thomas Cook’s Personalization Ploy Is Paying Off | Skift

Thomas Cook’s Personalization Ploy Is Paying Off | Skift

Putting a price on something that customers previously got for free has become a key part of the airline business model and it seems other parts of the travel industry are catching on. European tour operator Thomas Cook says in its UK market it now makes an additional $13.50 (£10) per person in sales of […]

Spireites CEO explains season ticket pricing strategy as details are released | Derbyshire Times

Spireites CEO explains season ticket pricing strategy as details are released | Derbyshire Times

Chesterfield hope their reduced season ticket prices will entice many supporters to renew for next season in the National League. The club’s CEO Michael Dunford has explained the thinking behind the reductions, with prices being made public today before the tickets are put on sale next Monday. Matchday tickets will range from £16 to £20, […]