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This study analyses how the introduction or improvement of information and communication technology (ICT) has impacted the performance of Premier Hotels, a hotel chain operating in the Riviera Romagnola area, Italy. Overall, the findings seem to suggest that ICT (more specifically both the...

Author(s)
Mariani, M.; Mordenti, I.
Publisher
Scientific and Didactical Campus of Rimini and the Advanced School of Tourism Sciences of Alma Mater Studiorum, Rimini, Italy
Citation
Almatourism: Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development, 2010, 1, 2, pp 48-54
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
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this study is to assist hoteliers to design hotel rate restrictions that are in the interest of hotels and of customers, under the joint influence of room rates and rate fences. Design/methodology/approach - This study used a questionnaire as the data collection instrument. ...

Author(s)
Guillet, B. D.; Lu Wei; Law, R.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2014, 26, 6, pp 948-973
Abstract

Hotel managers need to understand the marginal utility customers associate with a specific attribute of a hotel in order to effectively set up rate fences and to price their rooms accordingly. This study adopted a stated choice experiment and discrete choice modeling method to obtain hotel guests'...

Author(s)
Masiero, L.; Heo YoonJoung [Heo, Y. J. C. ]; Pan Bing
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2015, 49, pp 117-124
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to segment hotel customers based on room rates and rate fences. Four distinct customer segments were identified by combining conjoint and cluster analysis methods: refund seekers, 1-week advance booking lovers, price-sensitive consumers, and non-fenced consumers. The...

Author(s)
Guillet, B. D.; Guo YuanYuan; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, 7, pp 835-851
Abstract

The U.S. hotel industry faced two major external shocks in the decade of the 2000s, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the financial crisis of September 2008, which led to an economic recession. Using data from STR covering nearly 35,000 hotels, this study isolates the specific...

Author(s)
Kosová, R.; Enz, C. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 2012, 53, 4, pp 308-325
Abstract

This paper explores a game-theoretically founded approach to conjoint analysis that determines equilibrium room rates under differentiated price competition in an oligopolistic hotel market. Competition between hotels is specified in terms of market share functions that can be estimated using...

Author(s)
Arenoe, B.; Rest, J. P. I. van der; Kattuman, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 51, pp 96-102
Abstract

The Office of Fair Trading, a not-for-profit and non-ministerial government department of the United Kingdom (from April 2014 incorporated within the Competition and Markets Authority), investigated the legality of rate parity from 2012, particularly rate parity agreements made between...

Author(s)
Haynes, N.; Egan, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, 7, pp 923-933
Abstract

The hotel industry generally recognizes the advantages of a central business district location, resulting in higher demand, pricing ability, and profitability. What research has not done is to consider the negative effects of agglomeration and competition among centrally located hotels. Reasoning...

Author(s)
Lee, S. K.; Jang, S. C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 2012, 53, 2, pp 165-173
Abstract

We find that hotel mergers increase occupancy. In some specifications, price also rises. Because these effects occur only in markets with high capacity utilization and high uncertainty, we reject simple models of price or quantity competition in favor of models of "revenue management," where firms...

Author(s)
Kalnins, A.; Froeb, L.; Tschantz, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Rand Journal of Economics, 2017, 48, 1, pp 178-202

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