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This research paper investigates the revenue management practices of Romanian classified hotels through a survey of 85 managers. The information found shows that the focus is on the pricing policy and not necessarily on their dynamics, on the optimization of the inventory sales and less on...

Author(s)
Țierean, O.
Publisher
Transilvania University Press, Brașov, Romania
Citation
Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Series V - Economic Sciences, 2018, 11, 2, pp 57-70
Abstract

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

Purpose - In the hotel industry today, web site marketing and third party distribution metrics are of critical importance in understanding the effectiveness of hotel revenue management objectives. The purpose of this paper is to propose a new model which tests hotel web-effectiveness using the...

Author(s)
Maier, T. A.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2012, 3, 2, pp 121-137
Abstract

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

The central intent of this qualitative inquiry is to investigate the benefits, drawbacks, and performance measures of hotel room inventory distribution via flash sales websites. Key advantages and disadvantages of using such a distribution channel fall within the categories of inventory management, ...

Author(s)
Berezina, K.; Semrad, K. J.; Stepchenkova, S.; Cobanoglu, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2016, 54, pp 12-24
Abstract

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...

Author(s)
Ünalan, D.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 2012, 3, 2, pp 86-146
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
Abstract

Price-sensitive travelers often access hotels' and intermediaries' Web sites multiple times before they travel. Due to revenue management practices, these deal-seeking consumers are likely to observe (or be quoted) room rates that change considerably over time. This study's findings indicate that...

Author(s)
Chen, C. C.; Schwartz, Z.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2008, 32, 3, pp 287-306
Abstract

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
Abstract

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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