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Ryanair expects to win in airline ‘fare wars’ | BBC News

Ryanair expects to win in airline ‘fare wars’ | BBC News

Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary has said he expects the airline to benefit from any price war in the industry. Mr O’Leary said “artificially low prices” and “attritional fare wars” could dent profits for a year or two. He was speaking after the airline reported that profits fell by nearly a third last year to €1bn […]

How much do you end up saving on a low-cost airline? | Marketplace

How much do you end up saving on a low-cost airline? | Marketplace

Seat selection. Boarding times. Carry-on bags. Checked bags. Figuring out the best airline tickets to buy can be a headache. Low-cost airlines — think Southwest or Spirit or Frontier — have given travelers the opportunity to fly at discounted prices, but it’s also increased the number of factors you have to consider. Like whether those […]

New On The Vegas Strip: Dynamic Pricing, Robots, Shows and More | PlayUSA

New On The Vegas Strip: Dynamic Pricing, Robots, Shows and More | PlayUSA

2 – DYNAMIC PRICING AT MGM RESORTS PROPERTIES On their most recent earnings call, MGM Resorts said that they plan to use dynamic pricing at their Las Vegas properties. Dynamic pricing isn’t a new or unique concept. Companies continuously adjust the prices of goods and services based on supply and demand with this pricing model. […]

As air freight carriers move to online pricing, forwarders call for comparison sites | The Loadstar

As air freight carriers move to online pricing, forwarders call for comparison sites | The Loadstar

Forwarders are struggling to see the benefits of online rates and bookings for air freight that are published on individual airline websites. As the carriers begin to move their pricing information online, forwarders are claiming it leads to inefficiency. Joe Lawrence, president of GSA Airline Services International, said forwarders were not going to spend time on individual […]

Avis and Hertz Struggle to Find Path to Car Rental Profit | Skift

Avis and Hertz Struggle to Find Path to Car Rental Profit | Skift

Avis’ struggles point to the reality that competition with ridesharing companies and its car rental rivals has made it difficult to raise prices while competing for customers. The company is seeing corporate customers renting for a longer span of time, but it lacks the ability to raise prices and drive more revenue. “Corporate… volume has […]

Best and worst car hire companies revealed | Which? News

Best and worst car hire companies revealed | Which? News

Starting life in Alicante in 1985 with just four Ford Fiestas and an Escort, Goldcar has grown to become one of Europe’s biggest budget providers with offices in 17 countries. Despite offering attractive headline prices, from as low as £1.20 per day, the company received just two stars for value for money. Customers told Which? […]

Air freight – today’s rate won’t be tomorrow’s | FreightWaves

Air freight – today’s rate won’t be tomorrow’s | FreightWaves

Dynamic pricing is coming to an airline near you, but the only question is whether or not shippers will embrace the fluctuating levels that appear on their invoices. In the 1990s and 2000s when I was calling in bookings and typing air waybills, I had a three-ring binder filled with airline rate sheets whose validity […]

New research: Airbnb’s impact on peak-season hotel pricing | EurekAlert!

New research: Airbnb’s impact on peak-season hotel pricing | EurekAlert!

As hotels experience increased pressure from the growth of hosting sites such as Airbnb, new research from the Tepper School of Business proposes strategies for hotels to cope with the competition while suggesting that government regulation is limited in its ability to control industry disruption. Hui Li, Assistant Professor of Marketing, and Kannan Srinivasan, H.J. […]

Ugh: British Airways Changing Partner Award Prices | One Mile at a Time

Ugh: British Airways Changing Partner Award Prices | One Mile at a Time

What could British Airways be changing? Currently British Airways has a distance based award chart. This can represent an exceptional value for short haul awards, while it can represent a not-great value for long haul awards. … Since British Airways isn’t revealing the changes here, my guess is that they’re following the industry trend. Maybe […]

Interview: The Case for Surge Pricing for Everything with Alex Shartsis, Co-founder & CEO @ PerfectPrice | DojoLIVE! by Nearsoft

Interview: The Case for Surge Pricing for Everything with Alex Shartsis, Co-founder & CEO @ PerfectPrice | DojoLIVE! by Nearsoft

Date: May 1, 2019 Time: 10:00 am central Surge pricing may soon be something that we see for more than just an Uber ride, but what’s the real purpose of companies surging prices? And is it always bad for the consumer? About Alex Shartsis  Alexander Shartsis is cofounder and CEO of Perfect Price, an artificial intelligence […]