Hopper

Hopper buys PlacePass, moves into tours and activities
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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
VIDEO: A time for product to take center stage
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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
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Hopper raises another $175M, will add 500 employees
By Mitra Sorrells | August 17, 2021
Five months after a $170 million fundraise, Hopper is doing it again – this time $175 million in Series G financing, bringing its total raised to date to $585 million.   Read More
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Amadeus offers Hopper’s travel fintech products to intermediaries and airlines
By Mitra Sorrells | July 27, 2021
In a new two-way partnership Amadeus will offer Hopper’s fintech products to its clients while Hopper gains access to Amadeus’ car rental inventory.     Read More
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Hopper enables commitment-free hotel price lock
By Mitra Sorrells | June 16, 2021
 Users have the option to freeze a price for up to 60 days, with the freeze fee being credited to the booking price at time of purchase.   Read More
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VIDEO: How to acquire customers through paid social media campaigns
By PhocusWire | May 11, 2021
PhocusWire spoke to Makoto Rheault-Kihara, Hopper's head of acquisition, about the valuable user insight it gleans from its paid social campaigns Read More
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Hopper closes $170M funding round, creates new B2B offering with Capital One as first partner
By Mitra Sorrells | March 24, 2021
Hopper is kicking off an ambitious growth plan that includes the launch of Hopper Cloud, selling its infrastructure, agency content, financial technology and data science capabilities to other travel... Read More
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Hopper connects with Lufthansa Group as first NDC partner
By Mitra Sorrells | January 22, 2021
The partnership gives Hopper access to the airlines’ branded fares, bundles, ancillary product offerings and “Continuous Pricing” price offers.  Read More
Hot and not in travel startup funding during pandemic-stricken 2020
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Hot and not in travel startup funding during pandemic-stricken 2020
By Linda Fox | December 18, 2020
Investments in travel startups slowed in 2020 but ground transportation and private accommodation remained in the spotlight. Read More
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Four travel CEOs on thriving through 2020
By Mitra Sorrells | December 17, 2020
The CEOs of Serko, RedDoorz, Journera and Hopper detail what they've done to finish 2020 on a strong note. Read More
VIDEO: New Reality With... Fred Lalonde of Hopper
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VIDEO: New Reality With... Fred Lalonde of Hopper
By PhocusWire | November 5, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Fred Lalonde, CEO and co-founder of Hopper, a travel search and booking app using prediction models and alerts. Read More
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Skyscanner, Expedia, Hopper on need for transparency in travel retailing
By Mitra Sorrells | October 14, 2020
At an ATPCO virtual event, product managers from the three companies shared how they are adapting to the new needs of customers. Read More
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Talk is cheap as report finds travelers lukewarm on sustainable travel action
By Linda Fox | February 20, 2020
A study by Lufthansa Innovation Hub and Hopper shows that travelers say they want to go greener but are not prepared to pay for it. Read More
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Hopper to pay for carbon offsets for all bookings, challenges top travel CEOs to follow suit
By Mitra Sorrells | January 21, 2020
Hopper Trees is a new initiative that covers the cost of carbon offsets for all flights and hotels booked in the Hopper app. Read More
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Hopper acquires GDX Travel, advancing NDC capacity and geographic growth
By Mitra Sorrells | November 14, 2019
The deal gives Hopper direct access to more than 25 regional and low-cost carriers in Latin America via IATA’s NDC. Read More