Tag: Ticket Pricing

Megabus banned from advertising ‘from £1’ seats | The Week UK

Megabus banned from advertising ‘from £1’ seats | The Week UK

Megabus adverts offering fares “from £1” have been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority, saying “consumers should reasonably be able to expect to find seats at that price”, says iNews. The firm has admitted that on some coaches, only one seat is available at that price. “A new Aberystwyth to Birmingham service” trip with “from […]

Why Railways Needs to Extend Flexi Fares Scheme and Not Opt for Frequent Tweaks | News18

Why Railways Needs to Extend Flexi Fares Scheme and Not Opt for Frequent Tweaks | News18

In its latest report, CAG has said that the railways ministry needs to revisit the passenger and other coaching tariffs so as to recover the cost of operations in a phased manner and reduce its losses in core activities. “The fixation of passenger fare and freight charges should be based on the cost involved so […]

Dubai Parks operator eyes a breakthrough run this year | GulfNews.com

Dubai Parks operator eyes a breakthrough run this year | GulfNews.com

A revised ticket pricing strategy and peak seasonal demand during December ensured DXB Entertainments, the theme park operator, close 2017 on a relative high. The fourth-quarter visits to Dubai Parks totalled 795,746, up 66 per cent on Q3-17 (third quarter), while revenues were Dh157 million. This brought the total visitor count for 2017 to 2.3 […]

FA accused of ‘shamelessly milking supporters’ after revealing hiked prices | The Telegraph

FA accused of ‘shamelessly milking supporters’ after revealing hiked prices | The Telegraph

The Football Association have been accused of “shamelessly milking supporters” in a backlash over FA Cup price increases that leave Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Chelsea and Southampton fans having to pay for the most expensive semi-final tickets ever. For the first time since 2015, the FA have raised prices for the semi-finals and final of […]

Big airlines that launched basic economy fares rank below Southwest Airlines in survey | LA Times

Big airlines that launched basic economy fares rank below Southwest Airlines in survey | LA Times

For good reason. Four in 10 travelers surveyed by Consumer Reports said they chose their airline primarily based on price. Although American, United and Delta have all reported generating strong revenues from the sale of basic economy seats, the survey found that all economy flights got low scores for seat comfort and legroom, with nearly […]

A Southwest Airlines Executive Just Insulted United and American. Here’s Why Southwest Customers Will Love It | Inc.com

A Southwest Airlines Executive Just Insulted United and American. Here’s Why Southwest Customers Will Love It | Inc.com

For example, whether the airline would start flying to Europe. (The answer was no, which strikes me as wise.) But then he lurched onto Basic Economy. This, which I prefer to call Sub-Cattle Class, consists of the (allegedly) cheapest fare offerings that are so unbundled that you’re surprised to get a seat cushion. Different airlines have […]

‘Dynamic pricing’ proposed for camping, lodging in state parks | Radio Iowa

‘Dynamic pricing’ proposed for camping, lodging in state parks | Radio Iowa

A bill eligible for debate in the Iowa Senate would let state officials charge varying camping and lodging fees at state parks. Senator Dan Dawson of Council Bluffs says it would allow officials to employ “dynamic pricing.” “There are peak times and non-peak times and we have a bunch of great properties and we have […]

Spring training jacks up the prices, mostly because it can | Golf Digest

Spring training jacks up the prices, mostly because it can | Golf Digest

Chris Gouge was sitting in the warm Arizona sun while taking in the Giants late Sunday afternoon game against the Padres at Scottsdale Stadium. He wasn’t sitting in a seat in the stands, though, but rather on a blanket on the grass berm (aka, lawn) beyond the left field fence. And the cost of the […]

Can Airlines Use the Internet to Offer Discriminatory Pricing? | Travel Market

Can Airlines Use the Internet to Offer Discriminatory Pricing? | Travel Market

This past weekend, Schumer called the airlines’ ability to mine more data “Big Brother meets Big Business,” and said “it is a frightening combo for already-price-badgered airline travelers.” “The airlines have already monetized every single inch of the plane: smaller seats, less food, charges for carry-ons, and so the thought that they or others within […]

TicketFire Introduces No Fee Ticket Resale Marketplace | PR Newswire

TicketFire Introduces No Fee Ticket Resale Marketplace | PR Newswire

In the TicketFire marketplace, the average total ticket price at checkout is 10-15% cheaper than other ticket marketplaces. Buyers pay no fees other than standard shipping costs for hard tickets. Sellers will be charged 9% of the total ticket cost, far less than existing marketplaces that often charge 15% or more. While the current ticket […]