Tag: Personalized Pricing

Chinese Low-cost Airlines Eye Growth Amid Stiff Competition | Aviation International News

Chinese Low-cost Airlines Eye Growth Amid Stiff Competition | Aviation International News

Budget carriers compete with each other through pricing strategy. For instance, Spring Airlines, serving 130 routes with 80 airplanes, offers a promo fare equivalent to $15.50 for its Shanghai-Bangkok route. All of the LCCs target the growing middle class, estimated at 200 million people. Also, they face tough competition from the full-service airlines, as their […]

Avis to Provide Rental Cars to Lyft Drivers | FutureCar

Avis to Provide Rental Cars to Lyft Drivers | FutureCar

As part of the partnership, Avis will add thousands of vehicles to Lyft’s Express Drive program in North America, making it easier for people to drive for Lyft without owning a car. Lyft drivers will be able to reserve an Avis rental car right from the Lyft app. The service is rolling out in the […]

This is how airlines price tickets | CNBC

This is how airlines price tickets | CNBC

Many of us this summer will fly off on holiday for a well-deserved break. It’s more than likely that you spent hours on the internet researching flight deals, trying to figure out an airfare pricing system that seems completely random. Fees appear to fluctuate without reason and longer flights aren’t always more expensive than shorter […]

Lyft’s Personal Plan wants to entice riders with fixed rates on frequent trips | Curbed

Lyft’s Personal Plan wants to entice riders with fixed rates on frequent trips | Curbed

While city leaders and transportation planners are taking a closer look at how ride-hailing services are impacting urban traffic, Lyft wants to make it easier for users to book trips ahead of time. The company’s new Personal Plan, which rolls out today to a select group of users, will allow riders to lock-in prices for […]

GUIDE: Hiring a car in Europe – how to get the best deal and not be fleeced | Express.co.uk

GUIDE: Hiring a car in Europe – how to get the best deal and not be fleeced | Express.co.uk

Rental companies charge around £15 a day for an excess waiver policy, compared to iCarhireinsurance.com which offers cover from £2.99 a day in Europe (or £39.99 for annual cover), and can be bought before leaving home, avoiding rental desk stress. The insurer found that travellers who rent cars are still baffled by the pricing structures, […]

Your Friend May Pay Less Than You For The Same Things You’re Buying | Forbes

Your Friend May Pay Less Than You For The Same Things You’re Buying | Forbes

On any given airline flight there are numerous prices being paid by different passengers. That happens because passengers have different itineraries, book at different times and of course travel in different classes. But it’s also true that airlines use what’s called dynamic pricing. Based on how and when you purchase your ticket, they can identify […]

How AI Is Changing Sales | Harvard Business Review

How AI Is Changing Sales | Harvard Business Review

Companies are using AI in all kinds of innovative ways to advance their businesses. If you’ve ever searched Netflix to watch a movie, AI (a recommendation algorithm) was no doubt used in your decision about what to watch.  If you’ve shopped on Amazon, your decision about what to buy was also influenced by AI (via […]

Car rental companies charge Brits more as consumer groups slam rip-off | Express

Car rental companies charge Brits more as consumer groups slam rip-off | Express

It’s been revealed that top car rental companies are charging Brits more than other nationalities for car hire. A shocking investigation by The Daily Mail, Mail Online and consumer group A Spokesman Said found that both Avis and Europcar are charging different rates based on nationality. Nic McBride from A Spokesman Said blasted the disparity […]

Top Predictions For AI, Big Data, Pricing By 2025 | Retail TouchPoints

Top Predictions For AI, Big Data, Pricing By 2025 | Retail TouchPoints

Prediction #1: AI will emerge as your new shopper. The advent of digitalization has resulted in the explosion of data available to retailers — from detailed store and online transaction logs to competitive pricing data. Companies will have more data than they have traditionally been able to handle. This is the perfect storm for Artificial […]

Report: Hotel and Air Prices Expected to Rise in 2019 | Hotel Business

Report: Hotel and Air Prices Expected to Rise in 2019 | Hotel Business

ALEXANDRIA, VA—Travel prices are expected to rise sharply in 2019, with hotels going up 3.7%, and flights 2.6%, driven by a growing global economy and rising oil prices, according to the fifth annual Global Travel Forecast from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) with the support of the Carlson Family […]