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Can Car Rental analytics help make better investment decisions?
October 4, 2019
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Have you ever noticed that if you and your friend book an Uber cab for the same route and distance, both of you may be charged differently? That is Uber’s dynamic pricing coming into play! Pricing changes dynamically depending on customer data, local events and demand, besides many other factors. In a market where 78% of the customers consider themselves bargain buyers; dynamic pricing is a winner strategy for customer generation and retention. This is just one e...
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Top 3 considerations for blueprinting your content transformation
September 21, 2019
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Too many organizations today rely on outdated or inefficient content distribution. Content should be treated as a business asset worthy of being produced efficiently, repurposed effectively and translated prescriptively. Not scattered like seeds with the hope it will grow new business. Do you have a Contenteur? Likely not. What's needed is to think about content strategically and assign accountability. A Contenteur is the individual at the forefront where content...
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The Path to A Shared Future: Can car rentals help in turning around the industry slowdown ?
September 11, 2019
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Gone are the times when buying a car was one of the first investments of a working professional for the sheer ease and convenience a self-owned vehicle gives you. The Digital consumer single-handedly has altered the entire automotive industry’s supply chain by impacting both production and consumption of goods. Car Manufacturers are trying to adjust to this change on both ends by investing more in features that are preferred by consumers as well as lookin...
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Delivering Duty of Care in the Age of Corporate Rogue Travel
August 21, 2019
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Travel Management Companies (TMCs) came into existence to help large corporations, streamline, operationalize and seamlessly manage corporate travel process. A TMC can negotiate the best rates for a corporation, handle procurement, the right itinerary, freeing up employee’s time to focus on their core responsibilities i.e. to focus only on their work and realizing the objective of their travel. Centralized travel booking also means higher visibility to th...
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Who is winning the experience game in travel and hospitality?
July 22, 2019
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The travel and hospitality industry is in the middle of a digital disruption. With convenience as their primary consideration, customers are going digital to book everything from in-flight meals to guided tours, and to provide them the best possible experience, companies are turning to technological solutions. The tour operator-OTA-vacation rental rivalry for the customer’s heart is playing out against this backdrop. If OTAs have moved a step ahead of the...
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Airlines: Soaring on Ancillary Revenue
July 18, 2019
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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 this head from $2.1bn to $29.7bn in the 10 years to 2017, according to IdeaWorksCompany (I...
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Transaction Tracking and Analytics: Steering Car Rental
June 24, 2019
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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 industry and increased the competition drastically. Now analytics...
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Enhancing Car Rental Revenue Management with AI-driven Dynamic Pricing
June 24, 2019
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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 the fact this record revenue was realized on smaller fleet base, with revenue per unit hitting an all-time high of $1,131 per month. Whil...
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