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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse whether hotels that use a revenue management system (RMS) outperform non-RMS-users in a context of decreasing demand. Design/methodology/approach: A database of chain hotels with a rating of three or more stars was used to estimate MANOVA and ANOVA...

Author(s)
Ortega, B.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2016, 28, 4, pp 658-680
Abstract

Dynamic pricing techniques allow using a number of variables in a tactical way compared to standard catalogue prices. This study merges in a conceptual model the relevance of the tactical and the strategic dimension of these variables, classified according to their tangible, reputational or...

Author(s)
Abrate, G.; Viglia, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 55, pp 123-132
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

In many industries with limited resources revenue management is a strategy or tactic to help maximize profits. Over the past decade, revenue management has, for instance, become an important means of increasing airlines' income, and it has gradually become more evident as a practice in the hotel...

Author(s)
Zeng GuoJun; Liu Mei; Zhang Xin
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2016, 31, 2, pp 86-96
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to improve the accuracy of hotel daily occupancy forecasts - an essential element in the revenue management cycle - by proposing and testing a novel approach. The authors add the hotel competitive-set's predicted occupancy as an input of the individual property forecast...

Author(s)
Schwartz, Z.; Uysal, M.; Webb, T.; Altin, M.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2016, 28, 2, pp 267-285
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
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Higher prices more than offset reduced occupancy: Cornell study

Date
16 March 2015
Abstract

The purpose of this descriptive study is to explore revenue management (RM), it may relevant for travel agencies in their business management. In view of the features that this sector shares with traditional revenue management (RM) users such as the airline and hotel industries, travel agencies...

Author(s)
Chan SukHa [Chan, S. H. G. ]; Guillet, B. D.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Management and Sustainability, 2015, 5, 4, pp 17-29
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

Purpose - The purpose of this study is to investigate the implementation of revenue management (RM) pricing practices and managers' perceptions towards this practice in a budget hotel chain and to provide recommendations for improving the adoption of and perception towards this practice....

Author(s)
El-Haddad, R.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2015, 27, 8, pp 1791-1813

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