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Why Marriott’s New Dynamic Pricing May Not Leave Bonvoy Members Joyous | Skift

Why Marriott’s New Dynamic Pricing May Not Leave Bonvoy Members Joyous | Skift

Hotel megabrand Marriott is introducing peak and off-peak pricing to its award charts this September, which will dramatically affect the way in which its Bonvoy members spend points. Announced last week, the new pricing slides award night prices up and down as a function of current hotel demand — so that August reservation in Maui […]

Marriott Bonvoy rolling out Peak pricing on September 14, 2019 | Live from a Lounge

Marriott Bonvoy rolling out Peak pricing on September 14, 2019 | Live from a Lounge

In 2016, Marriott acquired Starwood hotels, subsequent to which, they started the process of integrating Marriott Rewards with Starwood Preferred Guest. Last year, they announced the details of the merged programme, which has been named Marriott Bonvoy, and earlier this year a new Marriott Bonvoy changes to the award chart were put in motion. Peak/Off-Peak […]

Marriott Introducing Peak Award Pricing (And More) | One Mile at a Time

Marriott Introducing Peak Award Pricing (And More) | One Mile at a Time

Over the past 12 months we’ve seen huge adjustments to Marriott’s loyalty program: This started last summer, when benefits were aligned across Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest, last summer Then this winter Marriott Bonvoy was announced as the name of Marriott’s new combined loyalty program Then this spring we saw the introduction […]

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 […]

Hertz and Avis Double Down on Ridehailing Strategy | Skift

Hertz and Avis Double Down on Ridehailing Strategy | Skift

Car rental companies Hertz and Avis have been investing in technology and alternative services to weather the advent of ridehailing apps. Although the efforts are still in early stages, they show signs of growing success. The Hertz Corporation posted solid results Wednesday for the second quarter of 2019, driven by increased pricing from its three […]

China trade war won’t affect Apple pricing | AppleMagazine

China trade war won’t affect Apple pricing | AppleMagazine

Tariffs implemented by the United States won’t impact the pricing of Apple products, according to a report from reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Thanks to supply chain changes implemented by Apple CEO Tim Cook, Apple won’t pass on the potential tariffs to customers, with careful pre-planning helping Apple overcome the risks. According to Kuo, Apple […]

Netflix hikes NZ pricing | Otago Daily Times Online News

Netflix hikes NZ pricing | Otago Daily Times Online News

Netflix is increasing the prices of all of its plans for Kiwis, with its top plan being bumped up 19% to $21.99 per month (see table below). The price of a Basic Plan, which lets you stream to one device in standard definition, is rising 4% to $11.99 a month. A Standard Plan, which lets […]

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 […]

Supply Chain News: US Aluminum Suppliers Milking Tariffs to Raise Prices, Molson Coors Executive Says | SupplyChain Digest

Supply Chain News: US Aluminum Suppliers Milking Tariffs to Raise Prices, Molson Coors Executive Says | SupplyChain Digest

Tariffs on some foreign goods and materials, predominantly of course Chinese-made goods but also broad-based tariffs on some metal imports, were designed in theory to drive production back to US factories. It isn’t always working out that way, that’s for sure. Case in point: A recent guest column in the Wall Street Journal by Pete […]

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 […]