Tag: rental car pricing

American Express Global Business Travel 2018 Forecast Indicates Moderate Price Increase Across Air, Hotel and Ground Transportation | hospitalitynet

American Express Global Business Travel 2018 Forecast Indicates Moderate Price Increase Across Air, Hotel and Ground Transportation | hospitalitynet

Air: While strong demand is expected to drive airfare increases across all regions, overcapacity on certain routes, aggressive expansion by low-cost carriers (LCCs), and low oil prices will keep them in check. Full-service carriers are increasingly unbundling fares and adding premium economy seating options to entice consumers to better compete with LCCs. Hotel: Hotel performance […]

MarginFuel raises cash in bid to bring dynamic pricing to rental vehicles | Stuff.co.nz

MarginFuel raises cash in bid to bring dynamic pricing to rental vehicles | Stuff.co.nz

Andrew Pascoe, who previously worked for Air New Zealand and has also worked on dynamic pricing models for companies including Interislander owner Kiwirail, now heads MarginFuel, a small Wellington operation that offers a cloud-based product mainly targeting rental vehicles. “Rental car operators have a huge amount of price points live in the market at any one […]

Hertz +11% as Q3 earnings beat estimates on better U.S. pricing | Seeking Alpha

Hertz +11% as Q3 earnings beat estimates on better U.S. pricing | Seeking Alpha

Hertz (NYSE:HTZ) +11.4% after-hours as Q3 earnings comfortably beat analyst estimates, as higher revenues and better pricing offset canceled reservations in parts of the U.S. hit by hurricanes. HTZ says U.S. total revenue per day rose 2% in Q3, driven by strategic pricing actions supported by new revenue management tools and favorable customer and fleet […]

Someone Has To Lead | Strategic Pricing Solutions

Someone Has To Lead | Strategic Pricing Solutions

Earlier this month, Hertz announced they would be raising the price of most on-airport car rentals by $5 per day, Hertz to Raise Car-Rental Rates. There is some risk to Hertz, because the rental car market is already quite competitive, and new options from Lyft and Uber add to the competition. However, I view it […]

Hertz to Raise Car-Rental Rates | WSJ

Hertz to Raise Car-Rental Rates | WSJ

Travelers complaining about the price of airline tickets may have been taking solace in the fact that a rental car has still been pretty inexpensive to hire. Hertz Global Holdings Inc. is set to change all that. Starting next month, the company will raise U.S. airport retail car-rental fees by $5 a day and $20 […]

Pricing News Daily > 9/9/14

Pricing News Daily > 9/9/14

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: Asia Pricing Professionals Asia Pricing Professionals (APP) is a not-for-profit community of pricing management practitioners. Our key objective is to raise the […]

European Commission Challenges Differential Pricing by Car Rental Companies | Mason Hayes Curran

European Commission Challenges Differential Pricing by Car Rental Companies | Mason Hayes Curran

The European Commission has challenged the practice by car rental companies of using consumers’ countries of origin and IP addresses to determine the price that they are charged, alleging that this constitutes a form of discrimination. In general terms, each computer or device on the internet is assigned an Internet Protocol or “IP” address. Due […]

Pricing News Daily > 8/20/14

Pricing News Daily > 8/20/14

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: Value Innoruption Advisors Founded by Dr. Stephan Liozu, Value Innoruption Advisors provides training and consulting resources for organizations interested in embedding value-based […]

Pricing News Daily > 8/13/14

Pricing News Daily > 8/13/14

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 […]

Car hire prices ‘unfairly vary’ across EU | BBC News

Car hire prices ‘unfairly vary’ across EU | BBC News

Drivers are being charged different prices online for the same car rental based on where they live in Europe, the European Commission has said. Charges vary for some motorists, even if they are picking up the same vehicle from the same location and from the same hire company. The Commission said that price discrimination based […]