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This study sought to assess customers' willingness to pay for a wide variety of characteristics and attributes of hotels in Portugal's Algarve region. After collecting nearly all the information available on TripAdvisor for hotels in this region, a hedonic pricing model was developed using a...

Author(s)
Soler, I. P.; Gemar, G.; Correia, M. B.; Serra, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 70, pp 311-321
Abstract

The impact of destinations' attributes on hotel rates in different locations has been insufficiently compared the existing literature. This study sought to apply the hedonic pricing method to measure and compare how room prices are affected by factors that are both external and inherent to hotel...

Author(s)
Soler, I. P.; Gemar, G.; Guzman-Parra, V. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2019, 77, pp 226-237
Abstract

The objective of this study was to propose and test a methodology that allow destination managers and hoteliers improve the allocation of resources. For this purpose, this paper analysed the impact of both establishment (e.g. category, size and location) and assessment variables of services...

Author(s)
Soler, I. P.; Gemar, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 9, pp 126-137
Abstract

Digital corporations are creating new paths of business driven by consumers empowered by social media. Understanding the role that each feature drawn from online platforms has on price fluctuation is vital for leveraging decision-making. In this study, 5,603 simulations of online reservations from...

Author(s)
Moro, S.; Rita, P.; Oliveira, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2018, 27, 4, pp 443-464
Abstract

In the digital way of doing business we see a substantial rise of online customer feedback and customer information sharing communities. The role and importance of social media has considerably increased in the past several years and businesses can no longer overlook its impact. For companies, the...

Author(s)
Agušaj, B.; Bazdan, V.; Lujak, Ð.
Publisher
Sveuciliste u Dubrovniku, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Citation
Ekonomska Misao i Praksa, 2017, 26, 1, pp 189-204
AbstractFull Text

In this study it is proven that a good online reputation, understood as the first position in a geographical area following the Tripadvisor's Popularity Index, allows hotels holding this first position to offer higher prices than the ones offered by their competitors. Specifically, an hotel holding ...

Author(s)
Diana-Jens, P.; Rodríguez Ruibal, A.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Turismo, 2015, 36, pp 129-155, 453-456
Abstract

Using a hedonic model, we estimate the willingness to pay for different hotel characteristics for a small market environment. We uniquely collected a data set from a meta-booking engine including their detailed customer review ratings compiled from numerous individual hotel search engines. We argue ...

Author(s)
Schamel, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2012, 31, 4, pp 1113-1118
Abstract

In this paper, the impact of two service quality metrics (star rating and customer rating) on hotel room sales and prices is investigated. Two of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, Paris and London, are chosen. It is found that a higher customer rating significantly increases the...

Author(s)
Öğüt, H.; Taș, B. K. O.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2012, 32, 2, pp 197-214
Abstract

Purpose - This study aims to examine whether and how hotel class, attributes of the room, quality, location, cleanliness, and service influence room rates in hotels. Design/methodology/approach - Regression models were developed for the hotel industry and for various grades of hotels. Findings -...

Author(s)
Zhang ZiQiong; Ye Qiang; Law, R.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2011, 23, 7, pp 972-981
Abstract

This special issue discusses e-business applications in hospitality management. The issue consists of five full papers and one research note. The first paper discusses the role of user-generated contents in tourists' information search and travel behavior. The second paper presents the findings of...

Author(s)
Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2009, 18, 8, pp 741-858

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