Tag: Ticket Pricing

Free beer and meat draws: Vancouver Canucks trying everything to get fans to come | CBC News

Free beer and meat draws: Vancouver Canucks trying everything to get fans to come | CBC News

Cheap tickets? Bailey said ticket prices for Canucks games skyrocketed after seasons of regular playoff appearances. “Had they treated their fans properly in the first place, they wouldn’t be in this [scrambling] position,” the seller said. The easiest way to get more fans to games could be to bring ticket prices back down, and the team is doing that […]

Mark Shenton: Why is my theatre ticket so expensive? It’s the economics, stupid | The Stage

Mark Shenton: Why is my theatre ticket so expensive? It’s the economics, stupid | The Stage

Of course, market forces dictate this. We see it most keenly on Broadway, where dynamic pricing is king and popular shows regularly earn more at the box office than their own potential grosses. This is because so many tickets are sold at premiums way above the ‘regular’ top prices. These have reached $748 for the […]

Pitch Perfect: 4 tips for winning new business | The Drum

Pitch Perfect: 4 tips for winning new business | The Drum

2. Weave price into your pitch narrative Once you’ve made it to the pitch, the inevitable question will be asked – how much? Paul Williamson, managing director at Sports Ink, suggested that at the moment, agencies see price as something to simply put in at the very end of a document rather than an “incredibly […]

Attendance rides higher at Tokyo Disney Resort in first half | Nikkei Asian Review

Attendance rides higher at Tokyo Disney Resort in first half | Nikkei Asian Review

Visitors to Universal Studios Japan in Osaka likely exceeded the prior year’s record of 7 million people for the half. Attendance was driven by Minion Park, a roughly 10 billion yen ($88.7 million) facility opened in April. The new area attracts a wide range of fans from young women to families. The main attraction drew […]

Is Hollywood’s Blockbuster Obsession Hurting Broadway? | Variety

Is Hollywood’s Blockbuster Obsession Hurting Broadway? | Variety

But talk to the industry about the challenges it sees ahead, and it’s clear that as popular and profitable as Broadway has become, its blockbuster mentality has also given rise to, or exacerbated, some of its biggest problems. The ongoing increase in ticket prices has long been a concern for Broadway, and while the advent […]

Railways flexi fare scheme will not hurt passengers pockets as it boosts revenue: Piyush Goyal | Business Today

Railways flexi fare scheme will not hurt passengers pockets as it boosts revenue: Piyush Goyal | Business Today

Union minister Piyush Goyal today said the flexi fare scheme of the Railways, which helped it earn an additional Rs 540 crore in less than a year, may be amended to ensure that it brings in revenues without taxing passengers. “People have brought to my notice the issue of the flexi fare scheme. It could […]

Ticketmaster exec talks politicians, touts and dynamic pricing | Music Ally

Ticketmaster exec talks politicians, touts and dynamic pricing | Music Ally

Ticketmaster’s strategy is a mixture of technology to try to separate fans from touts when making tickets available for pre-sale – this is where Verified Fan comes in – and encouraging artists to try airline-style ‘dynamic pricing’ for at least a portion of their tickets. “If you were on an Easyjet flight together, you wouldn’t […]

Are St. Louis Protesters Affecting Cubs Clincher Ticket Prices? | Chicago, IL Patch

Are St. Louis Protesters Affecting Cubs Clincher Ticket Prices? | Chicago, IL Patch

CHICAGO, IL — Cubs fans have taken to Facebook and other social media sites to celebrate low ticket prices for the Central Division title in St. Louis on Wednesday. The third-party platform StubHub.com is selling tickets for as low as $6. Some have speculated that protesters in St. Louis may be impacting ticket prices, however […]

Spirit Airlines Is Crashing: Is It Still a Buy for Long-Term Investors? | The Motley Fool

Spirit Airlines Is Crashing: Is It Still a Buy for Long-Term Investors? | The Motley Fool

After a strong run in its first several years as a public company, Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) has disappointed investors again and again since 2015. Yet while profitability has been receding, the carrier continued to exceed its long-term goal of generating “mid-teens or higher operating margins” — until now. Unfortunately, a damaging dispute with its pilots […]

Mark Shenton’s Week: Dynamic ticket prices risks leaving angry patrons out of pocket | The Stage

Mark Shenton’s Week: Dynamic ticket prices risks leaving angry patrons out of pocket | The Stage

It has long been the case when travelling by aeroplane, that you could be sitting beside someone who has paid half the price – and of course you will both arrive at your destination at the same time. The exact same thing happens in the theatre, too, in which you could watch exactly the same […]