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As air freight carriers move to online pricing, forwarders call for comparison sites | The Loadstar

As air freight carriers move to online pricing, forwarders call for comparison sites | The Loadstar

Forwarders are struggling to see the benefits of online rates and bookings for air freight that are published on individual airline websites. As the carriers begin to move their pricing information online, forwarders are claiming it leads to inefficiency. Joe Lawrence, president of GSA Airline Services International, said forwarders were not going to spend time on individual […]

Avis and Hertz Struggle to Find Path to Car Rental Profit | Skift

Avis and Hertz Struggle to Find Path to Car Rental Profit | Skift

Avis’ struggles point to the reality that competition with ridesharing companies and its car rental rivals has made it difficult to raise prices while competing for customers. The company is seeing corporate customers renting for a longer span of time, but it lacks the ability to raise prices and drive more revenue. “Corporate… volume has […]

The restaurant with dynamic costing | The Hindu

The restaurant with dynamic costing | The Hindu

A couple of cost accountants came together to start a restaurant. They made quite a few enquiries about the possible clientele, number of eateries around that area, offices nearby that would have both floating and regular customers. They then started it with as little fanfare as possible, to reduce overheads on advertisement costs. They decided […]

Best and worst car hire companies revealed | Which? News

Best and worst car hire companies revealed | Which? News

Starting life in Alicante in 1985 with just four Ford Fiestas and an Escort, Goldcar has grown to become one of Europe’s biggest budget providers with offices in 17 countries. Despite offering attractive headline prices, from as low as £1.20 per day, the company received just two stars for value for money. Customers told Which? […]

City considers flex pricing for some San Francisco tourist attractions [Video] | abc7 News

City considers flex pricing for some San Francisco tourist attractions [Video] | abc7 News

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — San Francisco’s Recreation and Parks Department will be voting on flex pricing at four top tourist spots. Prices could go up by 50 percent during peak hours and drop by 25 percent when demand is low. Ask a tourist from Europe if they would pay extra to see an amazingly-wonderful San […]

Surge pricing for nonresident admission at tourist attractions clears first hurdle | The San Francisco Examiner

Surge pricing for nonresident admission at tourist attractions clears first hurdle | The San Francisco Examiner

Surge pricing for admission of non-residents to visit four popular tourist attractions was backed Thursday by a Recreation and Park committee. As reported by The Examiner on Wednesday, the plan would allow the Recreation and Park Department to raise non-resident admission fees by as much as 50 percent and decrease them by 25 percent for […]

Air freight – today’s rate won’t be tomorrow’s | FreightWaves

Air freight – today’s rate won’t be tomorrow’s | FreightWaves

Dynamic pricing is coming to an airline near you, but the only question is whether or not shippers will embrace the fluctuating levels that appear on their invoices. In the 1990s and 2000s when I was calling in bookings and typing air waybills, I had a three-ring binder filled with airline rate sheets whose validity […]

Portland Timbers, Thorns freeze concession prices and add ‘park pricing’ for some games | Pro Soccer USA

Portland Timbers, Thorns freeze concession prices and add ‘park pricing’ for some games | Pro Soccer USA

The Portland Timbers are the latest club in Major League Soccer to embrace lower concession prices in a bid to boost the game-day experience. The club has announced plans to offer “park pricing” for some midweek games, which includes $2 hot dogs, $2 nachos and $5 Coors Light. The lower prices will be available during […]

Surge admission fees proposed for four San Francisco tourist attractions | The San Francisco Examiner

Surge admission fees proposed for four San Francisco tourist attractions | The San Francisco Examiner

San Francisco Recreation and Parks officials want to switch to a flexible pricing model at four of The City’s major tourist attractions with admission fees increasing and decreasing depending on customer demand during certain times of the day or season. The proposal would amend The City’s park code to authorize flexible pricing at three Recreation […]

New research: Airbnb’s impact on peak-season hotel pricing | EurekAlert!

New research: Airbnb’s impact on peak-season hotel pricing | EurekAlert!

As hotels experience increased pressure from the growth of hosting sites such as Airbnb, new research from the Tepper School of Business proposes strategies for hotels to cope with the competition while suggesting that government regulation is limited in its ability to control industry disruption. Hui Li, Assistant Professor of Marketing, and Kannan Srinivasan, H.J. […]