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Airlines: Soaring on Ancillary Revenue

Ancillary revenue is what stands between profit and loss in the airline industry. Rising operational cost and competition have made non-ticket revenue the differentiator among airlines. For some of them, revenue from retail has already surpassed that from ticket sales. The top 10 airlines worldwide in terms of ancillary revenue have increased their collection under […]

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Airlines: Soaring on Ancillary Revenue

Ancillary revenue is what stands between profit and loss in the airline industry. Rising operational cost and competition have made non-ticket revenue the differentiator among airlines. For some of them, revenue from retail has already surpassed that from ticket sales. The top 10 airlines worldwide in terms of ancillary revenue have increased their collection under […]

Transaction Tracking and Analytics: Steering Car Rental

The travel and transportation industry has historically been slow to innovate. Many players in the industry, especially car-rental companies, rely on customer service and employee loyalty, rather than digital tools, to generate business value. Technological disruption is shifting the ground beneath their feet. App-based operators have already put technology at the center of the car-rental […]

Enhancing Car Rental Revenue Management with AI-driven Dynamic Pricing

The car rental industry today is enjoying a boom amid rising disposable incomes, improved air connectivity across smaller cities, and healthy growth in business and leisure travel. The U.S. market had its best year ever in terms of revenue in 2018, clocking a 4.8% jump in top line to over $30bn. Even more impressive was […]

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Airlines: Soaring on Ancillary Revenue

Ancillary revenue is what stands between profit and loss in the airline industry. Rising operational cost and competition have made non-ticket revenue the differentiator among airlines. For some of them, revenue from retail has already surpassed that from ticket sales. The top 10 airlines worldwide in terms of ancillary revenue have increased their collection under […]

Transaction Tracking and Analytics: Steering Car Rental

The travel and transportation industry has historically been slow to innovate. Many players in the industry, especially car-rental companies, rely on customer service and employee loyalty, rather than digital tools, to generate business value. Technological disruption is shifting the ground beneath their feet. App-based operators have already put technology at the center of the car-rental […]

Enhancing Car Rental Revenue Management with AI-driven Dynamic Pricing

The car rental industry today is enjoying a boom amid rising disposable incomes, improved air connectivity across smaller cities, and healthy growth in business and leisure travel. The U.S. market had its best year ever in terms of revenue in 2018, clocking a 4.8% jump in top line to over $30bn. Even more impressive was […]

Busting a billion-dollar digital myth for cruise lines!

Cruise brands have an enviable position: with strong brand equity, a loyal customer base and a superior product, they enjoy massive profitability in the so-called Golden Age for Cruise Lines. Among the three largest operators worldwide, Carnival earns $31,181 per minute, while Royal Caribbean takes in $16,165 and NCL books $9,273. Buoyed by massive superships that [...]

The future of distribution strategy at your doorstep

We list 5 reasons why you should not miss conversations on hotel analytics, revenue management & distribution strategy, to boost your marketing RoI. The right room at the right price.’ We’ve all heard this popular mantra, repeated in multiple contexts and purchase scenarios, as a guiding principle for the hotel’s industry. At Distribution Strategy Studio (DSS), we break down this core concept and explore what’s at its crux: What makes luxury, […]