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Uber Changes Pricing, Starts Charging Us What They Think We’re Willing To Pay | SFist

Uber Changes Pricing, Starts Charging Us What They Think We’re Willing To Pay | SFist

An Uber spokesperson clarified to Endgadget, “We price routes differently based on our understanding of riders’ choices so we can serve more people in more places at fares they can afford.” Uber started doing up-front pricing last year, showing passengers exactly what fare they were charging based on the assumed route and ceasing to show […]

Dynamic fuel pricing: Dealers feel heat over increased risk, lower profits | Business Standard News

Dynamic fuel pricing: Dealers feel heat over increased risk, lower profits | Business Standard News

A fortnight into public sector oil companies offering dynamic fuel price change at five cities in the country, oil companies see no red flags, but dealers may be already feeling the heat. State run oil companies have been offering the dynamic fuel price model at five locations-Pondicherry, Chandigarh, Jamshedpur, Udaipur and Vishakhapatnam since May 1. […]

Sydney commuters left stranded as bus driver strike continues to disrupt network | 9news.com.au

Sydney commuters left stranded as bus driver strike continues to disrupt network | 9news.com.au

Commuters worried about Uber’s surge pricing during the strike can rest easy today, Uber Corporate Communications Lead Mike Scott told 9news.com.au. “We have let (the drivers) know demand is likely to be higher than normal today,” Mr Scott said. “We’ve seen consistent and reliable availability of cars.” Mr Scott said the average wait time for […]

Curbs on dynamic pricing on flights from Kerala | The Hindu

Curbs on dynamic pricing on flights from Kerala | The Hindu

The Civil Aviation Ministry has stepped in to curb exorbitant dynamic pricing resorted to by airlines for flights operated to and from the Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Calicut international airports to West Asia during the festive season. Responding to the demand of Non-Resident Keralites (NorKs) raised by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at a meeting of the […]

Funding your startup with the ICO and token crowdsales explosion | CIO

Funding your startup with the ICO and token crowdsales explosion | CIO

Investors are allocating substantial sums to cryptocurrencies. Entrepreneurs would be wise to make themselves aware of the billions being raised in the global ICO (initial coin offering) markets. An ICO is an unregulated means by which a new cryptocurrency venture monetizes its investment. ICOs use dynamic pricing based on real-time supply and demand. The time-based […]

Surge pricing not taboo for Malaysia, Singapore | The Hindu

Surge pricing not taboo for Malaysia, Singapore | The Hindu

Driving integration Malaysia integrated 13 agencies under one body, the S.P.A.D., to drive integration of public transport. One of its mandates is to change the costly, rent-seeking character of its Pajak taxi license system. Under new laws to be in place by July, drivers would be strictly screened, but helped with financing to buy a […]

Bad news for Kerala rail passengers: more trains to have dynamic pricing of tatkal tickets | Manorama

Bad news for Kerala rail passengers: more trains to have dynamic pricing of tatkal tickets | Manorama

At present, the base fare for a sleeper vlass ticket in the Veraval Express from Thiruvananthapuram to Veraval is Rs 835, while the tatkal rate is Rs 1,035. If booked under the new premium takal facility, the ticket would cost as much as Rs 2,250, which means the price of a sleeper ticket could be […]

Civil Aviation Ministry puts brakes on dynamic pricing | The Hindu

Civil Aviation Ministry puts brakes on dynamic pricing | The Hindu

The Civil Aviation Ministry has stepped in to curb exorbitant dynamic pricing resorted to by airlines for flights operated to and from the Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Calicut international airports to West Asia during the festive season. … “It is a good offer and a positive one,” the Chief Minister responded to the suggestion mooted by […]

VAT may impact price strategy at GCC hotels: report | GulfNews.com

VAT may impact price strategy at GCC hotels: report | GulfNews.com

Hotel operators in the Gulf region may need to modify their room rates and their overall fee strategy starting next year to continue to appeal to consumers following the introduction of Value-Added Tax (VAT). VAT, which will be imposed at a 5 per cent rate starting 2018 across the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council), has the […]

It just doesn’t get much cooler than a tundra buggy as a way to see Canada’s polar bears | LA Times

It just doesn’t get much cooler than a tundra buggy as a way to see Canada’s polar bears | LA Times

‘Dynamic’? Bah! Thank you for your very good article on “dynamic” pricing in the travel industry [“Beating the Price Change Odds,” On the Spot, by Catharine Hamm, May 7]. I travel from the Bay Area to Mammoth Lakes to ski in the winter. I am always amazed at how hotel room prices vary; it makes […]