Tag: Skiing Pricing

Mt. Hood Meadows starts demand-based pricing to offset ‘peak day’ problems | KATU

Mt. Hood Meadows starts demand-based pricing to offset ‘peak day’ problems | KATU

MT. HOOD, Ore. – Skiers and snowboarders hitting the lifts at Mt. Hood Meadows will see a change in price on daily lift tickets as they change to a “dynamic pricing” model. The pricing will be like demand-based price systems used by airlines or hotels. If more people are buying tickets, the price will go […]

How Did Lift Tickets Become So Expensive? | TransWorld SNOWboarding

As the scope of resort offerings continued to expand, so did the inputs they needed to operate: massive amounts of energy, legions of seasonal employees, large equipment and infrastructure investments and maintenance–all while remaining highly dependent on weather. Given these factors, it’s logical to assume prices at a more complex and sophisticated resort to be […]

Mammoth Gets “Dynamic” | The Sheet

Mammoth Gets “Dynamic” | The Sheet

“If you watch closely, the burrito prices change on the weekends,” Mammoth Mountain CEO Rusty Gregory told a packed room in Suite Z in November, when talking about Mammoth’s move to a system known as “dynamic pricing.” “Dynamic,” also known as “surge” pricing, is the practice of pricing items based on market demand or a […]

Homecoming at Sugarloaf | The Town Line Newspaper

Homecoming at Sugarloaf | The Town Line Newspaper

Ethan Austin, marketing director of Sugarloaf, gave a run down on last year’s numbers and a look at what’s coming up this season. “Passholder sales were down, along with skier count, resulting in a somewhat down season,” Austin said, “but things are looking better for the upcoming season in lodging and ticket sales.” “Some of […]

Skiers giddily paying steep prices for Tahoe slopes’ fine snow | San Francisco Chronicle

Skiers giddily paying steep prices for Tahoe slopes’ fine snow | San Francisco Chronicle

This past weekend, the few rooms still left at the five-star Ritz-Carlton Tahoe were going for $1,700 Saturday night, and in advance for Super Bowl eve, they’re $5,000. For non-holiday weekdays, the prices often start at $850 a night, according to the resort and Expedia.com. At the Village at Northstar, lodging prices ranged last week […]

Sun Peaks launches dynamic ticket pricing | Kamloops This Week

Sun Peaks launches dynamic ticket pricing | Kamloops This Week

The resort says guests will see significant savings by purchasing online. The platform will adjust pricing and quantities in real time throughout the season. Following a dynamic-pricing model, ticket prices will vary based on time of season and consumer demand. According to a release from the resort, tickets will be “typically priced significantly below the […]

Aspen Skiing Co. pricing aims to lure multi-generational families | AspenTimes.com

Aspen Skiing Co. pricing aims to lure multi-generational families | AspenTimes.com

Aspen Skiing Co. aims to start off the 2015-16 ski season with a bang with its pricing strategy. For the second straight year, Skico is offering a 10 percent discount in addition to regular breaks provided for advance lift-ticket sales. The 10 percent discount applies to trips between Dec. 19 and April 3 as long […]

Pricing News Daily > 1/8/15

Pricing News Daily > 1/8/15

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: Strategic Pricing Associates SPA is the leading provider of pricing analytics to 100′s of complex companies of all types: manufacturing, distribution, equipment, […]

Aspen boosts lift ticket price to $129, Vail at $145 | AspenTimes.com

Aspen boosts lift ticket price to $129, Vail at $145 | AspenTimes.com

Aspen Skiing Co. boosted its window price for a single-day lift ticket to $5 beyond last season’s peak. That still falls well short of Vail’s walk-up window rate. The walk-up lift-ticket price is akin to an airfare without an advance purchase. It’s the highest possible rate, and one that many consumers can avoid with advance […]

Pricing News Daily > 11/25/14

Pricing News Daily > 11/25/14

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: Strategic Pricing Solutions Strategic Pricing Solutions, LLC (SPS) is a management consulting firm helping clients with pricing strategies, data analytics, and pricing […]