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The sudden reversal in the lodging industry’s fortunes from 2008 to 2009 has brought a renewed focus on revenue and profitability for revenue managers. In a survey conducted in 2009, 291 revenue managers cited concerns about customer rate resistance, contract renegotiations, competition, and price wars as their top considerations. This contrasts with a 2008 study, where human resources and technology issues were ahead of economic concerns. Participants in the 2009 Revenue Management Roundtable, produced by the Cornell-Nanyang Institute of Hospitality Management, concurred with the study’s findings. In particular, the ...
The challenge is to sell the right resources to the right customer at the right time for the right price. This process can result in price discrimination , where a firm charges customers consuming otherwise identical goods or services a different price for doing so. Yield management is a large revenue generator for several major industries; Robert Crandall , former Chairman and CEO of American Airlines , has called yield management "the single most important technical development in transportation management since we entered deregulation. "
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CBS Interactive: Analyst Yield Management (5731BR) (SOMA / south ...
CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the best online content network for information and entertainment. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET, CBS.com, CBSSports.com, GameSpot, TV.com, BNET, and Last.fm span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news, and business. With more than 150 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is a top 10 web property globally. Job Description: Do you have an analytical mind? Are you passionate about problem solving?—both on your own and working with others? Does the challenge of optimizing the revenue potential of one of ... market research, surveys and trends
Bernanke Dodging Lawmaker Jabs on Rates Holds Back Treasuries ...
July 19 (Bloomberg) — It’s an election year and unemployment is high. Congress’s response? Give the Federal Reserve a break. Lawmakers who will question Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke this week during his semiannual report on monetary policy say in interviews they recognize he has little left in his arsenal after reducing the federal funds rate on overnight loans among banks almost to zero and buying $1.7 trillion of securities to lower mortgage costs. Instead, Democratic Senator Jack Reed says he wants Bernanke to use his “bully pulpit” to pressure Congress to make up for declines in spending by ... market research, surveys and trends

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YIELD MANAGEMENT / MANAGEMENT ECONOMICS

Investor Survey Reveals U.S. Hotel Market In Flux As Industry ...
Few questions pose greater interest to the hospitality industry than the current investment environment, which is clearly in a state of flux. The pace of hotel property sales has slowed with the successful workout of most distressed debt, but changes in ownership patterns driven by acquisitions is creating a new industry profile. To assess current investment activity, Arthur Andersen this spring conducted a survey of select hotel investors, both domestic and offshore. This initiative complements an Arthur Andersen study earlier this year on hotel lending. The recent survey of 22 investors -- including investment bankers, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Trends in forest management and utilization
Forest management encompasses the administrative, economic, legal, social and technical measures involved in the conservation and use of natural forests and forest plantations. It involves various degrees of human intervention to safeguard the forest ecosystem, its functions and its resources for the sustained production of goods and the provision of environmental services. While the objectives of management vary widely and include the protection of resources in protected forests and nature reserves, the primary objective has often been the production of wood products. A basic tenet of forest management with emphasis on wood ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Bernanke Dodging Jabs on Rates Holds Back Treasuries
July 19 (Bloomberg) -- It’s an election year and unemployment is high. Congress’s response? Give the Federal Reserve a break. Lawmakers who will question Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke this week during his semiannual report on monetary policy say in interviews they recognize he has little left in his arsenal after reducing the federal funds rate on overnight loans among banks almost to zero and buying $1.7 trillion of securities to lower mortgage costs. Instead, Democratic Senator Jack Reed says he wants Bernanke to use his “bully pulpit” to pressure Congress to make up for declines in spending by states ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Postmedia Network Canada Corp. and Postmedia Network Inc. Board of Directors ...
Canada’s newest media company today announced appointments to the boards of both Postmedia Network Canada Corp. and its subsidiary Postmedia Network Inc. (referred to collectively as “Postmedia Network”). “This group of directors brings together recognized leaders from media, finance and business,” said Ron Osborne newly appointed Chairman of the board of Postmedia Network. “This is a strong board and I look forward to, along with the other directors, providing guidance and advice to the executive management team of Postmedia Network Inc. as they develop and execute a ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Revenue & Yield Management (University of Mannheim)
and Marketing II (Prof. Dr. Hans Bauer). Revenue & Yield Management. 11. 1 Read: 'What Price Fairness?' by Paul Krugman (Nobel Prize Winner in Economics in ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Native American Natural Resource Management
Reserved areas; Forest management; Sustained yield management. 43. NAL Call No: 99.E F768 .... tributions in economics and economic history ; no. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Using yield management to shift demand when the peak time is unknown
1999, RAND. RAND Journal of Economics. Vol. 30, No. 3, Autumn 1999 pp. 456–474. Using yield management to shift demand when the peak time is unknown ...
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Hotel Yield Management Case Study Question.? - Yahoo! Answers
You are reservation shift supervisor at a 150-bed hotel with a rack rate of $100, a business rate of $85 and a group rate of $65. The hotel has recently changed hands and the new rooms division manager has just introduced a yield management system. The town is hosting a major 'one-off' event, and she expects that demand for the three nights involved will be well over 100%. Accordingly, she has 'closed off' all rates lower than the rack rate for those nights. One of your subordinates takes a telephone call from Mr. Edward, a well-known local entertainer who regularly books rooms at your ...