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Discovery Bank’s complex pricing | Moneyweb

Discovery Bank’s complex pricing | Moneyweb

Discovery Bank’s monthly account fees compare fairly favourably with those of its rivals, especially when one looks at the prices of its bundled offerings. Its bundled Gold account (technically the Discovery Gold Card and Transaction Account) has a monthly account fee of R90, the bundled Platinum account costs R135 per month, and the bundled Black […]

After European Union crackdown, Airbnb to show full prices upfront | TOPHOTELNEWS

After European Union crackdown, Airbnb to show full prices upfront | TOPHOTELNEWS

Airbnb will be changing how it displays accommodation listings following an intervention from the European Union Commission. The home-sharing giant will now show the full price of the stays that it is offering upfront on the results page. Those prices will include all charges, as well as fees such as service, cleaning charges and local […]

Hertz and Avis Double Down on Ridehailing Strategy | Skift

Hertz and Avis Double Down on Ridehailing Strategy | Skift

Car rental companies Hertz and Avis have been investing in technology and alternative services to weather the advent of ridehailing apps. Although the efforts are still in early stages, they show signs of growing success. The Hertz Corporation posted solid results Wednesday for the second quarter of 2019, driven by increased pricing from its three […]

Used diesel cars not in ‘major pricing difficulty’, says Cazana | Market Insight

Used diesel cars not in ‘major pricing difficulty’, says Cazana | Market Insight

July 2019 brought with it much discussion around the decline in used car performance despite a level of decline which will remain a moot point. There has also been a plethora of comments on the performance of dealer groups nationwide and the City and markets have watched carefully as the half-year financial results of the […]

The Subscription Model Comes to Luxury Travel With Inspirato Pass | Bloomberg

The Subscription Model Comes to Luxury Travel With Inspirato Pass | Bloomberg

What does luxury travel now have in common with grocery shopping, music streaming, and shaving? The subscription model. In mid-July, Denver-based travel club Inspirato launched its Inspirato Pass, which allows customers to book unlimited stays in luxury vacation homes, as well as legacy five-star hotel brands such as Ritz Carlton, starting at $2,500 a month […]

United Airlines Is Cracking Down on the Hidden-City Ticketing Trick | Condé Nast Traveler

United Airlines Is Cracking Down on the Hidden-City Ticketing Trick | Condé Nast Traveler

United Airlines fliers who work the booking system for cheaper flights could be in for a rude awakening: The airline is asking its employees to report customers who book using the so-called “hidden-city” ticketing trick to corporate security. A hidden-city ticket means a customer books a flight with a layover, but stops traveling after the […]

Airfare and Hotel Prices Will Stabilize in 2020, Study Says | Travel Market Report

Airfare and Hotel Prices Will Stabilize in 2020, Study Says | Travel Market Report

After a year of rising airfares and hotel rates, travel industry pricing will level off next year, according to a report conducted by CWT (formerly Carlson Wagonlit Travel) and the Global Business Travel Association. “We believe that prices are set to slow down in 2020,” Christophe Renard, vice president of CWT Solutions, said at a […]

Who wins and who loses when airlines form alliances? | Futurity

Who wins and who loses when airlines form alliances? | Futurity

Passengers who combine two aligned carriers when making an overseas trip will see savings—but those traveling nonstop between international hubs may face higher costs due to lost competition from alliances, a new study shows. “On the pricing side, alliances have both an upside and a downside,” says lead author, Jan Brueckner, professor of economics at […]

Have Mergers Created Monopoly Power in the Airline Industry? | View from the Wing

Have Mergers Created Monopoly Power in the Airline Industry? | View from the Wing

While there’s certainly been consolidation in the airline industry as America West acquired US Airways and then American; Delta acquired Northwest; Continental acquired United; Southwest acquired AirTran and Alaska Airlines acquired Virgin America this hasn’t led to higher prices for consumers. Government should remove barriers to competition, but it’s a stretch to suggest that the […]

High-flying Indian budget hotel startup Oyo hires ex-Uber GM to lead new Seattle office | GeekWire

High-flying Indian budget hotel startup Oyo hires ex-Uber GM to lead new Seattle office | GeekWire

Oyo, a six-year-old hotel startup that has already grown to dominate the budget hospitality scene in India and China, is setting its sights on the U.S. and has just landed in the Pacific Northwest. The company is establishing an office in Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood that will be home to Oyo’s regional sales, operations, finance […]