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After European Union crackdown, Airbnb to show full prices upfront | TOPHOTELNEWS

After European Union crackdown, Airbnb to show full prices upfront | TOPHOTELNEWS

Airbnb will be changing how it displays accommodation listings following an intervention from the European Union Commission. The home-sharing giant will now show the full price of the stays that it is offering upfront on the results page. Those prices will include all charges, as well as fees such as service, cleaning charges and local […]

Rental Textbook Usage on the Rise as New/Used Pricing Flutters | Campus Technology

Rental Textbook Usage on the Rise as New/Used Pricing Flutters | Campus Technology

Alongside a report from the National Association of College Stores on declining costs for course material, another source for tracking down college textbooks has released its own data, suggesting that textbook pricing isn’t necessarily on the slide. Campusbooks.com, a price comparison website that steers potential buyers to some 8 million college textbooks, found that the […]

Designer dresses for rent requires running the numbers | Sydney Morning Herald

Designer dresses for rent requires running the numbers | Sydney Morning Herald

The reason: The dress rental market opens up access to high-end brands for people who might not have previously had the means to buy these items outright. It means everyday people can see a look and replicate it without having to break the budget. More girls can also look good and feel confident – I’m […]

London rent costs ‘pricing young public sector workers out of the capital’, report says | London Evening Standard

London rent costs ‘pricing young public sector workers out of the capital’, report says | London Evening Standard

The cost of rent in London is pricing younger nurses and teachers out of the capital, according to a report on the UK housing market. This could lead to a lack of key public sector workers in the city as it puts them off living there, consultancy firm PwC’s analysis suggests. In the capital the […]

Airbnb comes clean on pricing after enforcement action threat | The Irish Times

Airbnb comes clean on pricing after enforcement action threat | The Irish Times

Airbnb has amended the way it presents pricing information to consumers after the European Commission took it to task for not being transparent enough on the total cost of bookings. The commission said the online home share company had agreed to clarify the way it presents accommodation offers on its platform to ensure it complies […]

Apartment rental prices are so high, Czechs are now moving to Germany | Expats Czech Republic

Apartment rental prices are so high, Czechs are now moving to Germany | Expats Czech Republic

Did you hear the one about Czech apartment prices? Rental costs have gotten so high, Czechs are now moving to Germany. (Ba-dum ching.) It sounds like the punchline to a bad joke, but it’s now a reality in the Czech Republic in areas near the German border, reports Česká televize. In Liberec, the Czech Republic’s […]

Toyota Corolla sales slump as car rental companies shift to Kia and Hyundai | CarsGuide

Toyota Corolla sales slump as car rental companies shift to Kia and Hyundai | CarsGuide

Toyota has lost a massive rental car fleet contract that has put an 1800-car dent in its annual sales and contributed to an 8.5 per cent slide in year-to-date results. After 20 years with Corollas, one of the nation’s biggest independent rental car businesses has shifted orders to other manufacturers led by Hyundai and Kia. […]

Autos and Taxis will get a fair hike, Ola/Uber surge pricing to be capped | ThePOST24

Autos and Taxis will get a fair hike, Ola/Uber surge pricing to be capped | ThePOST24

Mumbai Transport will get a major overhaul as the transport department has decided to hike the fare of Autos and Taxi by Rs 2 for both the modes of Mumbai Transport. BEST has already got an approval from its Managing committee and will decrease the minimum fare to ₹ 5 as suggested by BMC Commissioner […]

Vallejo takes steps to prevent ‘price gouging’ at rental properties | Daily Republic

Vallejo takes steps to prevent ‘price gouging’ at rental properties | Daily Republic

VALLEJO — An emergency proclamation to prevent price gouging and cap annual rental increases at 10 percent has been issued by the city, according to a statement released Friday. Valley City Manager Greg Nyhoff signed the proclamation Thursday. It went into effect immediately. The proclamation is consistent with an executive order first issued by then-Gov. […]

How Airbnb threatens to disrupt traditional hotel pricing strategies | PhocusWire

How Airbnb threatens to disrupt traditional hotel pricing strategies | PhocusWire

Since the introduction of sharing-economy services such as Airbnb, hotels have struggled with how to compete against the alternative accommodations market. Among hotels’ concerns is how Airbnb impacts their pricing and distribution strategies, which, according to new research from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, might be more dramatic than hoteliers may […]