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Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 135–142 | Cite as

A cruise ship is not a floating hotel

  • Neil Biehn
Research Paper

Abstract

The perception among individuals working in revenue management is that cruise ships are nothing more than floating hotels. Although the cruise and hospitality industries have similarities when it comes to their revenue management and pricing practices, there are many key differences that should be addressed. This article describes why common hotel revenue management practices are not applicable to a cruise revenue management strategy.

Keywords

revenue management cruise lines hospitality 

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Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan Ltd 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.PROS Revenue ManagementHoustonUSA

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