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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. […]

Interview: The Case for Surge Pricing for Everything with Alex Shartsis, Co-founder & CEO @ PerfectPrice | DojoLIVE! by Nearsoft

Interview: The Case for Surge Pricing for Everything with Alex Shartsis, Co-founder & CEO @ PerfectPrice | DojoLIVE! by Nearsoft

Date: May 1, 2019 Time: 10:00 am central Surge pricing may soon be something that we see for more than just an Uber ride, but what’s the real purpose of companies surging prices? And is it always bad for the consumer? About Alex Shartsis  Alexander Shartsis is cofounder and CEO of Perfect Price, an artificial intelligence […]

Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt all commit to greater price transparency for EU consumers | Irish Examiner

Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt all commit to greater price transparency for EU consumers | Irish Examiner

John Hearne reports on a welcome move by big car rental firms to ensure greater price transparency for European consumers Renting a car while on holidays has long been a major source of grief for consumers. Withheld deposits, charges for phantom damages and punitive fees for the tiniest of extras have threatened to ruin holidays […]

McDonald’s plan to put “supersized” data to action | Perfect Price

McDonald’s plan to put “supersized” data to action | Perfect Price

McDonald’s recent acquisition of the Tel Aviv-based AI startup, Dynamic Yield, is an exciting move, demonstrating that the 63-year old fast-food chain is looking for ways to stay competitive. Like many large enterprises, McDonald’s has long recognized the value in data, collecting large amounts of data on everything from tractions to customer behavior. However, data […]

PODCAST: Dynamic Pricing’s Real-World Applications | Perfect Price

PODCAST: Dynamic Pricing’s Real-World Applications | Perfect Price

As pricing technology becomes more and more sophisticated, incorporating complex data analysis and using AI and Machine learning to optimize and deploy pricing, we’re seeing a wider acceptance of Dynamic Pricing. Industries like airlines, hospitality, and ride-sharing have led advances in dynamic pricing, but other industries are now opening up to the possibilities. Both B2C […]

Webinar: Using AI To Get C-suite Attention For Pricing | Perfect Price and PPS

Webinar: Using AI To Get C-suite Attention For Pricing | Perfect Price and PPS

Date: April 11, 2019 Time: 11:00 am Eastern Pricing is high impact, but are you getting the attention you deserve? In any enterprise environment, the struggle for attention and resources is always an issue. As a pricing professional, how can you get c-suite attention for prioritizing pricing initiatives and allocating budget? Aligning yourself with your […]

Car rentals: EU action leads to clearer and more transparent pricing | European Commission

Car rentals: EU action leads to clearer and more transparent pricing | European Commission

Following a call from the European Commission and EU consumer authorities, five industry leaders, Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt, have changed the way they present car rental prices, making them fully transparent to consumers. Until now, the companies concerned had not fully implemented some of their commitments in order for the European Commission and EU consumer […]

Decision Automation: How AI Helps Companies Move From Analytics To Action | Forbes

Decision Automation: How AI Helps Companies Move From Analytics To Action | Forbes

Forward-thinking CEOs have embraced business intelligence tools and big data, and many are considering how they can utilize artificial intelligence (AI) and predictive analytics. But analysis alone doesn’t always go far enough. To catch up to industry leaders like Amazon, Netflix, Google and others, I believe executives need to think beyond analytics and move toward […]

Pricing in the Age of AI: What You Need To Do Now | Perfect Price Breakout Session at PPS Spring Conference

Pricing in the Age of AI: What You Need To Do Now | Perfect Price Breakout Session at PPS Spring Conference

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation are rapidly transforming every part of global commerce — including pricing. From retail giants like Amazon to on-demand services like Uber to leading airlines, hotels, and car rental agencies, forward-thinking companies are using AI to turn data into massive returns. This rapid shift is creating opportunities and confusion. To remain […]

Watchdog rules Rentalcars ad misleading | Travel Weekly

Watchdog rules Rentalcars ad misleading | Travel Weekly

A car rental firm has been ordered to ensure total prices are made clear in future advertising. The advertising watchdog issued the demand while upholding a complaint against TravelJigsaw-owned Rentalcars.com. The Advertising Standards Authority stepped in after a consumer queried an advert for a £93.86 five-day car rental with further text revealing an additional €84.13 […]