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Travel fintech momentum builds as industry looks to boost revenue
By Linda Fox | May 17, 2022
Travel companies plan to equal or increase investment in fintech products and services this year. Read More
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Hopper launches online travel agent training course
By Mitra Sorrells | April 13, 2022
Dubbed “Bunny Bootcamp,” the self-guided course includes 160 hours of material and provides simulation activities using a Sabre GDS emulator. Read More
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Hopper outperformed all other OTA apps in 2021
By Jill Menze | March 25, 2022
According to a report from Apptopia, Hopper grew 494% in 2021, overtaking Airbnb as the leader in market share by monthly active users. Read More
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OYO, Hopper bet on gamification to drive user retention
By Mitra Sorrells | March 7, 2022
OYO and Hopper are leading the way but expect to see more brands using both game theory and actual games in their mobile apps. Read More
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Hopper acquires Smooss to cultivate airline partnerships
By Mitra Sorrells | February 24, 2022
The entire Smooss team, including co-founder and CEO Benjamin Lalanne, will join Hopper as part of the team leading its B2B initiative, Hopper Cloud. Read More
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Hopper ramps up hotel inventory via SiteMinder deal
By Mitra Sorrells | February 7, 2022
The partnership means SiteMinder’s more than 33,000 hotels in 150 countries can now opt to make their properties visible in Hopper’s mobile marketplace.   Read More
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Customer-centricity, digitization are exec priorities
By Mitra Sorrells | February 3, 2022
The CEOs of United Airlines, British Airways and Hopper discuss the future of travel during an online panel hosted by CarTrawler. Read More
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Is TikTok part of travel's recovery toolbox?
By Linda Fox | February 2, 2022
Travel companies are waking up to TikTok's potential to raise brand awareness and drive transactions. Read More
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Hopper adds rentals with launch of Hopper Homes
By Mitra Sorrells | January 27, 2022
Hopper Homes is now live on iOS with more than two million global properties that can be booked instantly in the app.   Read More
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PhocusWire's newsmakers of the year 2021
By Jill Menze / Kevin May | December 20, 2021
Despite the immense challenges that 2021 has continued to throw at the travel industry, a string of trends and developments have emerged to make it, once again, a year to observe with interest. Read More
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Trip.com Group adds Hopper’s price freeze in North America and Europe
By Mitra Sorrells | December 13, 2021
Beginning in early 2022, Hopper’s “Price Freeze” feature will be enabled for flight’s booked on Trip.com’s European and United States websites and in its app. Read More
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VIDEO: Hopper on fintech and the huge opportunity in travel
By PhocusWire | November 18, 2021
During a session at the Phocuswright Conference 2021 this week, Hopper CEO Fred Lalonde discussed the size of the opportunity he sees in fintech. Read More
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Eco-friendly options and cost hit sustainable travel behavior
By Linda Fox | November 1, 2021
A report coinciding with the COP26 Summit found consumers often can't find or didn't realize sustainable travel options are available. Read More
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Hopper buys PlacePass, moves into tours and activities
By Kevin May | October 19, 2021
PlacePass has a consumer-facing booking service but the company is perhaps best known as the engine behind Marriott's Bonvoy Tours and Activities platform. Read More
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VIDEO: A time for product to take center stage
By PhocusWire | September 24, 2021
Nobody wants to say that took advantage of a global crisis - but the reality is that the last 20 months have seen a number of companies use the time to think deeply about their strategy. Read More