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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 […]

Regal Cinemas launches MoviePass-like unlimited movie subscription service | cleveland.com

Regal Cinemas launches MoviePass-like unlimited movie subscription service | cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Regal Cinemas is getting into the movie ticket subscription business. The cinema chain, which has more than 10 locations in Northeast Ohio including Crocker Park, Great Northern and Richmond Town Square, recently unveiled the service, dubbed Regal Unlimited. For $18 a month, subscribers get unlimited access to first-run 2D movies at any […]

Live Nation has pushed concert prices up in the past 18 months.. and it’s paid off to the tune of $500m | Music Business Worldwide

Live Nation has pushed concert prices up in the past 18 months.. and it’s paid off to the tune of $500m | Music Business Worldwide

Live Nation has been operating dynamic pricing for some time, via the ‘Platinum’ initiative of subsidiary Ticketmaster. ‘Platinum’ enables Live Nation to sell tickets to certain segments of any show at a higher price than the rest of the room/amphitheater/stadium. Ticket prices can respond to market demand in real time, much like they do when […]

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 […]

Improved NCL groups program gives agents pricing flexibility | Travel Weekly

Improved NCL groups program gives agents pricing flexibility | Travel Weekly

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Norwegian Cruise Line is relaunching its affinity group sales program, offering travel advisors discounts of up to 15% on prevailing rates depending on how far in advance the booking is made. Camille Olivere, the cruise line’s senior vice president of sales, announced the new program, effective on bookings beginning Aug. 21, 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 […]

AMC and Regal Put the Final Nail in MoviePass’ Coffin | The Motley Fool

AMC and Regal Put the Final Nail in MoviePass’ Coffin | The Motley Fool

The disrupted are now the disruptors Regal Unlimited offers subscription plans starting at $18 a month and, unlike AMC Stubs A-List, which offers no more than three weekly screenings and active advance reservations the new Cineworld plan, promises to live up to the “Unlimited” in its moniker. The new plan isn’t necessarily better or cheaper […]

Live Nation ticket scandal shows musicians can learn from Taylor Swift | Quartzy

Live Nation ticket scandal shows musicians can learn from Taylor Swift | Quartzy

How ticket resales work Imagine tickets for a Beyonce show with face value of $100, and a scalper bought 10 tickets online, which eventually sold for $500 each on StubHub. The scalper would have made $4,000 on those 10 tickets, while Beyonce’s organization would have received just $1,000. In an actual recent case, the band […]

FTC Buys Admission to Online Ticket Sale Workshop | Lexology

FTC Buys Admission to Online Ticket Sale Workshop | Lexology

After being forced to reschedule due to a government shutdown, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a workshop about online ticket sales. “That’s the Ticket” explored consumer protection issues regarding the online sale of concert and sporting event tickets. The issues included practices that limit ticket availability on the primary market, messages that mislead consumers […]

Disneyland ticket prices have increased more than 5,000% since 1955 opening, study finds | Orange County Register

Disneyland ticket prices have increased more than 5,000% since 1955 opening, study finds | Orange County Register

Disneyland ticket prices have skyrocketed more than 5,000% since the Anaheim theme park opened in 1955, according to a new study. A study from the United Kingdom-based Play Like Mum mommy blog looked at the rising costs of admission tickets over the past six decades at Disney theme parks around the world. Disneyland admission cost […]