Tag: Ticket Pricing

Disney World changes ticket prices and how to buy them | myAJC

Disney World changes ticket prices and how to buy them | myAJC

Walt Disney World is changing its ticket structure by moving to date-based pricing that reflects the expected demand on specific days. It’s also introducing a new platform on which to make those purchases. The changes and additions, including the price to enter the parks, kick in Oct. 16. At that time, a one-day, one-park ticket […]

Flight Ticket Prices: CCI Probing Alleged Fixing Of Airfares Using Algorithm By Airlines | Bloomberg

Flight Ticket Prices: CCI Probing Alleged Fixing Of Airfares Using Algorithm By Airlines | Bloomberg

The Competition Commission of India is looking at algorithms used by airlines to determine fares, as part of a detailed probe into alleged fixing of air ticket prices, the regulatory body’s chief Sudhir Mital said. Currently, the fair trade regulator is investigating allegations of similar pricing as well as simultaneous increase in ticket prices by […]

‘Dynamic pricing’ takes hold in Japan | NHK World – Japan

‘Dynamic pricing’ takes hold in Japan | NHK World – Japan

An increasing number of businesses in Japan are setting prices of their goods and services based on the level of demand. The practice is known as “dynamic pricing.” Tickets for Japanese professional baseball games were recently sold this way through the Internet. Visitors to the home stadium of the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks paid different prices […]

What’s The Future Of MoviePass? Popular App To Be Spun Off From Parent Company | Infosurhoy

What’s The Future Of MoviePass? Popular App To Be Spun Off From Parent Company | Infosurhoy

The move came less than a week after New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood started an investigation into Helios and Matheson for possible securities fraud. Shares of Helios and Matheson Analytics have plummeted amid worries that it could be delisted by the Nasdaq. Investors responded positively to the news. Shares of Helios and Matheson gained […]

‘We have not misled investors’: MoviePass denies wrongdoing in N.Y. fraud investigation | WLTX

‘We have not misled investors’: MoviePass denies wrongdoing in N.Y. fraud investigation | WLTX

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc., the parent company of subscription-based movie ticketing service MoviePass, is denying claims that it misled investors about its finances amid a fraud investigation. The company said in an email on Wednesday that it is “fully cooperating” with the probe opened by New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood. “We are aware of the […]

‘Airline Pricing’ Coming To Northwest Ski Areas | OPB

‘Airline Pricing’ Coming To Northwest Ski Areas | OPB

A popular Pacific Northwest ski resort is moving to airline-style ticket pricing this season. The cost of lift tickets at Mount Hood Meadows in Oregon will rise and fall daily based on demand. What the ski industry calls “dynamic pricing” was pioneered by major resorts in Colorado, Utah and California. It has been slow to spread […]

Decoding The Drive To Dynamic Pricing | Forbes

Decoding The Drive To Dynamic Pricing | Forbes

We see a steak selling for $8 at the supermarket and we assume that’s what everybody else will pay. (Unless there’s a loyalty card special.) Airline passengers packed on board a flight… a different story. We assume everyone in our cabin is paying a different fare… in some instances, dramatically different fares. Our perceptions of price […]

Yapta Powers Airfare Price-Tracking Services for Direct Travel Clients

Yapta Powers Airfare Price-Tracking Services for Direct Travel Clients

DENVER & SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 15, 2018–Direct Travel, Inc., one of the top travel management companies in the U.S., and Yapta, the leader in airfare and hotel price tracking services, have announced an agreement to make Yapta’s Intelligent Price Tracking technology available to all Direct Travel corporate customers. After a successful launch with select clients, Direct […]

Taylor Swift hits high note in battle against ticket touts | Financial Times

Taylor Swift hits high note in battle against ticket touts | Financial Times

After missing out on an estimated $150m in sales to touts on her 2015 tour, Ms Swift, equal parts musician and entrepreneur, hatched a plan with Ticketmaster to stamp out resales. For the tour supporting her latest album, Reputation, she initially only sold tickets to those who registered weeks ahead of time through Ticketmaster’s new technology, […]

Discount car rental penalised for advertising unattainable prices |  CNW

Discount car rental penalised for advertising unattainable prices | CNW

OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2018 /CNW/ – The Competition Bureau has reached an agreement with a fourth car rental company, Discount Car & Truck Rentals Ltd., to address what the Bureau views as misleading representations. As part of the agreement, Discount will review its practices to ensure they comply with the law, and will pay a $700,000 […]