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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
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate potential differences in attitudes between Chinese and Western tourists towards various hotel room reservation policies. The study is meant to help the revenue managers of international hotel companies make informed choices on whether to pursue a...

Author(s)
Liu Wei; Guillet, B. D.; Xiao Qu; Law, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2014, 41, pp 148-157
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to develop overbooking models to determine the optimal number of overbooking for hotels having one and two different types of rooms. Design/methodology/approach - This paper presents mathematical modeling to find the optimal solutions of overbooking for stochastic...

Author(s)
Phumchusri, N.; Maneesophon, P.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2014, 5, 3, pp 261-277
Abstract

Revenue management aims at improving the performance of an organization by selling the right product/service to the right customer at the right time. This task is very dependent on uncontrollable external factors. In the hospitality industry, rooms of the hotel represent perishable assets and fixed ...

Author(s)
Lacagnina, V.; Provenzano, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2016, 22, 4, pp 779-792
Abstract

In recent years, the cruise industry has evolved considerably and emerged to become one of the most rapid developed sectors in the global tourism and hospitality industry, with millions of passengers each year. Annual data from the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) indicated that during ...

Author(s)
Sun XiaoDong; Feng XueGang
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2013, 28, 11, pp 32-41
Abstract

Purpose - This study aims to analyze the tradeoff between two potential marketing strategies for service providers, namely, market segmentation on the basis of reservation lead time and cooperation with third parties. Design/methodology/approach - This paper proposes an optimization model to...

Author(s)
Du Fei; Yang Feng; Liang Liang; Yang MingMing
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2016, 28, 1, pp 136-155
Abstract

This special issue highlights new research perspectives and progress in revenue management (RM) practices in the tourist and hospitality industries. It consists of eight papers covering: RM strategies and segmentation; booking and occupancy forecasting and modelling issues; hotel cancelation...

Author(s)
Legohérel, P.; Schwartz, Z.; Heo, C. Y.; Wang, X. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, 7, pp 795-933
AbstractFull Text

The paper presents a literature review of the main concepts of hotel revenue management (RM) and current state-of-the-art of its theoretical research. The article emphasises on the different directions of hotel RM research and is structured around the elements of the hotel RM system and the stages...

Author(s)
Ivanov, S.; Zhechev, V.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2012, 60, 2, pp 175-197
Abstract

Is it possible for business customers to effectively adjust their purchasing strategies, as a response to revenue management? We consider daily online best available rates for a panel of 357 hotels in Milan and Rome, up to an advance booking of 29 days. We analyse price trajectories, finding that...

Author(s)
Guizzardi, A.; Pons, F. M. E.; Ranieri, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2017, 64, pp 85-93
Abstract

Although there is considerable interest in the advance bookings model as a forecasting method in the hotel industry, there has been little research analyzing the use of an advance booking curve in forecasting hotel reservations. The mainstream of advance booking models reviewed in the literature...

Author(s)
Tse SzeMing [Tse, S. M. T. ]; Poon, Y. T.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, 7, pp 852-869

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