The Theory and Practice of Revenue Management

The Theory and Practice of Revenue Management

Author: Kalyan T. Talluri

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387243763

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 756

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Revenue management (RM) has emerged as one of the most important new business practices in recent times. This book is the first comprehensive reference book to be published in the field of RM. It unifies the field, drawing from industry sources as well as relevant research from disparate disciplines, as well as documenting industry practices and implementation details. Successful hardcover version published in April 2004.

Revenue Management and Pricing Analytics

Revenue Management and Pricing Analytics

Author: Guillermo Gallego

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781493996063

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

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“There is no strategic investment that has a higher return than investing in good pricing, and the text by Gallego and Topaloghu provides the best technical treatment of pricing strategy and tactics available.” Preston McAfee, the J. Stanley Johnson Professor, California Institute of Technology and Chief Economist and Corp VP, Microsoft. “The book by Gallego and Topaloglu provides a fresh, up-to-date and in depth treatment of revenue management and pricing. It fills an important gap as it covers not only traditional revenue management topics also new and important topics such as revenue management under customer choice as well as pricing under competition and online learning. The book can be used for different audiences that range from advanced undergraduate students to masters and PhD students. It provides an in-depth treatment covering recent state of the art topics in an interesting and innovative way. I highly recommend it." Professor Georgia Perakis, the William F. Pounds Professor of Operations Research and Operations Management at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. “This book is an important and timely addition to the pricing analytics literature by two authors who have made major contributions to the field. It covers traditional revenue management as well as assortment optimization and dynamic pricing. The comprehensive treatment of choice models in each application is particularly welcome. It is mathematically rigorous but accessible to students at the advanced undergraduate or graduate levels with a rich set of exercises at the end of each chapter. This book is highly recommended for Masters or PhD level courses on the topic and is a necessity for researchers with an interest in the field.” Robert L. Phillips, Director of Pricing Research at Amazon “At last, a serious and comprehensive treatment of modern revenue management and assortment optimization integrated with choice modeling. In this book, Gallego and Topaloglu provide the underlying model derivations together with a wide range of applications and examples; all of these facets will better equip students for handling real-world problems. For mathematically inclined researchers and practitioners, it will doubtless prove to be thought-provoking and an invaluable reference.” Richard Ratliff, Research Scientist at Sabre “This book, written by two of the leading researchers in the area, brings together in one place most of the recent research on revenue management and pricing analytics. New industries (ride sharing, cloud computing, restaurants) and new developments in the airline and hotel industries make this book very timely and relevant, and will serve as a critical reference for researchers.” Professor Kalyan Talluri, the Munjal Chair in Global Business and Operations, Imperial College, London, UK.

Capacity Options for Revenue Management

Capacity Options for Revenue Management

Author: Rolf Hellermann

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540344209

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 199

View: 876

This book proposes capacity options as a flexible alternative air cargo contract type, and illustrates how capacity can be priced through option contracts. The analysis is accomplished by means of an analytical multivariate optimization model under price and demand uncertainty. A case study using data from a leading German carrier illustrates the financial potential. Finally, the author shows how capacity-option contracts integrate into the context of air cargo revenue management.

Supply Chain Engineering

Supply Chain Engineering

Author: Alexandre Dolgui

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781849960175

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 541

View: 740

Supply Chain Engineering considers how modern production and operations management techniques can respond to the pressures of the competitive global marketplace. It presents a comprehensive analysis of concepts and models related to outsourcing, dynamic pricing, inventory management, RFID, and flexible and re-configurable manufacturing systems, as well as real-time assignment and scheduling processes. A significant part is also devoted to lean manufacturing, line balancing, facility layout and warehousing techniques. Explanations are based on examples and detailed algorithms while discarding complex and unnecessary theoretical minutiae. All examples have been carefully selected from an industrial application angle. This book is written for students and professors in industrial and systems engineering, management science, operations management and business. It is also an informative reference for managers looking to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their production systems.

Hotel Pricing in a Social World

Hotel Pricing in a Social World

Author: Kelly A. McGuire

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119192411

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 454

Take control of revenue management in the new hotel economy Hotel Pricing in a Social World: How to Drive Value in the New Hotel Economy is an insightful resource that provides guidance on improving organizational decision making to keep your hotel relevant, from a pricing standpoint, in the often chaotic hotel landscape. This groundbreaking book clearly showcases the current environment of the hotel industry, and describes new and emerging trends that can impact your revenue management tactics. This essential text prepares you to survive and thrive in today's highly competitive market, and outlines the best approach to building profitable pricing strategies that follow both tactical and strategic best practices. Revenue management has become a key activity in the highly social environment of today's hotel industry, thanks to mobile technology and social media. Though relatively new, revenue management is a quickly-evolving discipline that requires precision if you want to maintain your hotel's relevance in the market. Leverage original research, case studies, and industry examples to understand the practical application of key concepts Explore current market conditions that have an impact on revenue management Consider how advances in data management, analytics, and data visualization can impact revenue management practices Identify how revenue management can help you take advantage of market opportunities and overcome challenges Hotel Pricing in a Social World: How to Drive Value in the New Hotel Economy is an essential text for hotel CFOs, CMOs, revenue managers, and operations managers who want to leverage revenue management techniques to keep their hotel competitive.

Revenue Management with Flexible Products

Revenue Management with Flexible Products

Author: Michael Müller-Bungart

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540723165

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 299

View: 946

This book analyzes revenue management (RM) problems with flexible products and RM in broadcasting companies. It presents models and methods that explicitly take the implications of flexibility into account. In addition, it contains descriptions of algorithms to generate stochastic demand data streams for general RM problems. To help readers with their own simulation studies, it provides an implementation as a Microsoft Windows executable file.

The Pricing and Revenue Management of Services

The Pricing and Revenue Management of Services

Author: Irene C.L. Ng

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134267446

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 197

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In a world of changing lifestyles brought about by new services, technology and e-commerce, this book enters the arena of contemporary research with particular topicality. Integrating both theory and real world practices, Ng advances the latest concepts in pricing and revenue management for services in a language that is useful, prescriptive and yet thought-provoking. The first part of the book discusses the buyer as an individual, presenting the concepts behind what motivates purchase and the role of price within the motivation. The second part discusses the buyer in aggregate, investigating advanced demand, price discrimination and segmentation in service. Ng’s aim is to offer a strategic guide to increase revenue in services, drawing from various disciplines, whilst maintaining a strong marketing slant. Grounding the book on actual research in services, Ng is keen to highlight how the concepts and theories of pricing strategy can be combined and applied practically in a way that is easy to read and stimulating. This book will be of much interest to professionals and academics alike, specifically for managers in the service industry and as a text for executive training programmes. It would also be a useful supplementary text for students engaged with marketing and revenue and operations management in services.

Dynamic Optimization and Differential Games

Dynamic Optimization and Differential Games

Author: Terry L. Friesz

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387727783

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 502

View: 666

This book has been written to address the increasing number of Operations Research and Management Science problems (that is, applications) that involve the explicit consideration of time and of gaming among multiple agents. It is a book that will be used both as a textbook and as a reference and guide by those whose work involves the theoretical aspects of dynamic optimization and differential games.

Management Science in Hospitality and Tourism

Management Science in Hospitality and Tourism

Author: Muzaffer Uysal

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781482223477

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 426

View: 558

Management Science in Hospitality and Tourism is a timely and unique book focusing on management science applications. The first section of the book introduces the concept of management science application in hospitality and tourism and related issues to set the stage for subsequent sections. Section II focuses on management science applications with conceptual pieces, empirical applications, and best practices with examples coming from different parts of the world and settings. The last section ends with a chapter focusing on challenges and future research directions. This book goes beyond revenue management topics and presents a broad range of topics in management science applications as they relate to hospitality and tourism cases. Researchers and students in hospitality and tourism will find this book very useful since it contains chapters on data analytics, e-commerce and technology, revenue and yield management, optimization methods, resource allocation, goal programming, dynamic programming, Markov chain models, trends analysis and detection, measuring potential and attractiveness in tourism development, performance measures and use of indices in hospitality and tourism, and more. There is a heightened interest in these areas of business applications in today’s data-driven business environment, and this book addresses that interest. This book is the only comprehensive text on management science applications in hospitality and tourism. It will help managers and hospitality and tourism students as future managers to develop an in-depth understanding of the importance of data analysis, interpretation, and generating information, and intelligence for decision making. It covers a broad range of applications representing different geographic regions of the world.

Revenue Management for Hospitality and Tourism

Revenue Management for Hospitality and Tourism

Author: Patrick Legohérel

Publisher: Goodfellow Pub Limited

ISBN: 1908999497

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 255

View: 337

Written by leading academic and industry experts actively engaged in revenue management, research and teaching this is a new and original treatment of the whole field for students and professionals.The first part of the book provides academically rigorous challenging and contemporary material to get to the core of the subject and to make the theory and practice lively, relevant and engaging. Throughout this, and the second section, numerous references to past and present good practice are used- giving insight into best practice in cutting-edge companies leading the revenue management agenda in markets all over the world. The second part of the book is authored by a range of academics and practitioners all currently engaged in revenue management practice, balancing the theory with the best overview possible of best real world practice. Drawn from the widest possible range of sectors including hospitality, car rental, airlines, tour operators, restaurants and advertising it gives an unrivalled industry perspective.The book is designed for students at many levels in universities, business schools, schools of tourism and hospitality studying marketing, pricing, distribution, selling and commercial issues in the service industry. It will also be ideal for practitioners (consulting experts, revenue managers, pricing managers) studying part-time or on CPD programmes requiring a strong theoretical and practical orientation. It will be essential for those working in revenue management, reservations, operations and logistics and generic marketing.