Hopper


Hopper ramps up hotel booking with global private rates and price tracking
Hopper ramps up hotel booking with global private rates and price tracking
By Kevin May | June 20, 2019
Eighteen months on from its initial launch, Hopper is applying some of the secret sauce learned from flights to its hotel search and booking service. Read More
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VIDEO: Teenage years still to come for NDC, patience required
By Linda Fox | June 11, 2019
New Distribution Capability (NDC) has broadly been accepted as a positive step in bringing value, and eventually greater efficiency, to the airline distribution chain. But, it’s not an overnight... Read More
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Lufthansa invests alongside Hopper, plotting collaboration on artificial intelligence-led tools
Lufthansa invests alongside Hopper, plotting collaboration on artificial intelligence-led tools
By Kevin May | January 23, 2019
A "multimillion-dollar" deal will include a research collaboration and help spearhead the Canada-based price prediction platform's expansion into Europe. Read More
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VIDEO: Airline distribution matures and moves on
VIDEO: Airline distribution matures and moves on
By Kevin May | January 3, 2019
It was a fairly eventful 2018, even by the standards set in airline distribution over recent years. Read More
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A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Artificial intelligence in travel
By Mitra Sorrells | December 27, 2018
To explore what lies ahead for AI in relation to travel, we solicited input from IBM’s global managing director for travel and transportation, Dee Waddell, and from Mark Holt, chief technology officer... Read More
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VIDEO: Hopper on growth, the impact of NDC and the value of being app-only
VIDEO: Hopper on growth, the impact of NDC and the value of being app-only
By Mitra Sorrells | December 14, 2018
2018 was a big year for Hopper. The app-only price prediction and booking platform picked up $100 million in Series D funding in October and rolled out its hotel service to more than 40 markets. Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Fred Lalonde
By PhocusWire | October 11, 2018
Fresh off a $100 million funding round, the CEO of the price prediction and booking app participates in a panel discussion on air travel at The Phocuswright Conference 2018. Read More
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Hopper nabs $100M, wants to be "number-one mobile travel marketplace in the world"
Hopper nabs $100M, wants to be "number-one mobile travel marketplace in the world"
By Mitra Sorrells | October 3, 2018
Hopper is initiating a massive growth strategy fueled by a $100 million Series D financing round announced today.   Read More
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Hopper secures $100 million Series D
Hopper secures $100 million Series D
By Martin Cowen | October 3, 2018
Hopper has raised CA$130m ($100 million) in a Series D round with the cash earmarked to expand its presence globally, further AI enhancements and recruitment. The funding brings the total raised so Read More
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VIDEO: Number-crunching the Hopper way
VIDEO: Number-crunching the Hopper way
By PhocusWire | June 21, 2018
Hopper would perhaps be the first to admit that it spent a lot of time (and investment) building and evolving the product. Read More
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Air Canada and WestJet irked over Hopper's Secret Fares
Air Canada and WestJet irked over Hopper's Secret Fares
By Mitra Sorrells | May 2, 2018
Since its long-awaited launch in 2015, Hopper has established a unique – and, it appears, lucrative – platform to sell flights.    Read More
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AI analysis, part 3: The brains behind Hopper
By Mitra Sorrells | April 16, 2018
In part three, we talk to Fred Lalonde, founder and CEO of Hopper. Read More
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Hopper opens door to hotel bookings with immersive experience
Hopper opens door to hotel bookings with immersive experience
By Kerry Medina | January 3, 2018
Hopper, the flight booking application that offers predictive pricing analytics, has launched Hopper Hotels, a new component to the that allows users to book accommodation. The service will also of Read More
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Travel apps need a data-centric approach to marketing
Travel apps need a data-centric approach to marketing
By Viewpoints | July 18, 2017
It’s a case of good news/bad news for the travel app industry. The good news is that people are using apps to book travel more often than ever. The bad news is that the travel app space is highly comp Read More
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Hopper raises about $50 million more, as it now sells $1 million a day in plane tickets
Hopper raises about $50 million more, as it now sells $1 million a day in plane tickets
By Sean O'Neil | December 15, 2016
For years the conventional wisdom has been that people won't research and buy a complex product like airfare on smartphones. But that assumption may no longer be true. Hopper, the airfare predictio Read More
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