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Purpose: Hoteliers are often frustrated by the significant fees charged for bookings by Online Travel Agents (OTAs), and they try to encourage more direct bookings that circumvent the OTA system. However, there are billions of dollars of room revenues generated by OTAs every year; and many...

Author(s)
Raab, C.; Berezan, O.; Christodoulidou, N.; Jiang Lan; Shoemaker, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2018, 9, 1, pp 121-135
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The computerization of the Revenue Management (RM) systems in the tourism industry has increased in recent years, as well as their uses in tourism companies. Moreover, these systems turned into the on-line management. Although the hotel sector seems to drive a slower speed of implementation of...

Author(s)
Prats Planagumà, L.; Guia Julve, J.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2012, 10, 5, pp 511-520
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This issue compiles the final papers of a group of researchers who participated in the Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management Conference held from 19-24 June 2011. The selected conference papers address advances in information systems and technologies. Specific topics...

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Ünalan, D.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2012, 3, 2, pp 86-146
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Purpose - The internet has significantly changed the ways hotels distribute and price their products. The imminent success of online intermediaries caused financial problems for hotel chains since online travel agencies offered better prices than the hotel brand websites. The existing literature on ...

Author(s)
Gazzoli, G.; Kim, W. G.; Palakurthi, R.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2008, 20, 4, pp 375-387
Abstract

Online booking and the resulting practice of deal seeking impair the effectiveness of revenue-management policies. This study explores one aspect of this trend, namely, the effects of changes in information asymmetry on customers' willingness to book. Specifically, the study shows that the feature...

Author(s)
Chen, C. C.; Schwartz, Z.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 2006, 47, 3, pp 272-285
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This special issue analyzes hotels and restaurants using two different units of analysis i.e., consumer vs. organizational analysis. The issue consists of seven papers. From a consumer perspective, three papers are included focusing on consumers' hotel stay experience, restaurant selection...

Author(s)
Wang, Y. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2008, 27, 3, pp 323-402
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The emergence of low-cost internet-enabled distribution channels has caused hotel managers to consider whether to manage the distribution channel, along with rate and length of stay, in trying to achieve optimum revenue. Using a computer simulation, the potential of distribution-channel management...

Author(s)
Choi, S. M.; Kimes, S. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 2002, 43, 3, pp 23-31
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It has become necessary for hoteliers to take advantage of the huge opportunities generated by Internet technology by establishing their own websites for online promotions and purchases. Still, hospitality researchers have rarely investigated the underlying reasons why travellers reserve rooms...

Author(s)
Wong, J.; Law, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2005, 24, 3, pp 311-329

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