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News / Online
Top global consumer trends and what they mean for travel
By Linda Fox | January 17, 2023
Euromonitor's new report, Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2023, is out today and provides insights travel companies can use to tap into these behaviors. Read More
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Opinion / Online
Tracking the loyalty strategies of online travel giants
By Mario Gavira | January 11, 2023
While Expedia, Booking.com and Hopper are betting on financial rewards to boost loyalty, Airbnb is focused on driving retention through love. Read More
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News / Online
Booking.com, Vrbo and Expedia gain ground in U.S. app downloads
By Kathryn Walson | January 6, 2023
Apptopia says Expedia's app downloads nearly doubled year-over-year to 16.6 million and it, along with Vrbo and Booking.com, benefited from slowing growth for Hopper and Airbnb. Read More
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Hopper CEO on social commerce, sustainability and customer focus
By Mitra Sorrells | December 16, 2022
In conversation at The Phocuswright Conference, Hopper CEO Fred Lalonde explains how the company's social commerce efforts are the key to its future growth. Read More
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Kayak's Hafner on the good and bad in startups, tech and more
By PhocusWire | November 28, 2022
Kayak's Steve Hafner discusses startups, funding highs and lows and economic ups and downs at The Phocuswright Conference 2022. Read More
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News / Online
Pundits divided on the outlook for travel in 2023
By PhocusWire | November 21, 2022
Travel industry experts with decades of experience join forces at The Phocuswright Conference to try to make sense of current and future trends. Read More
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News / Online
Hopper and Capital One extend partnership fueled by new $96M investment
By Mitra Sorrells | November 7, 2022
Capital One Travel uses Hopper Cloud to offer customers features such as price alerts, price drop protection and the ability to cancel a flight for any reason. Read More
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From Our Partners / Technology
Report: How travel fintech can boost revenue
By Cathy Walsh - PhocusWire | November 7, 2022
Find out how flexible travel products can provide travelers with the reassurance needed to book with confidence. Read More
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News / Technology
Ixigo, Amadeus latest to add new fintech and payment options
By Linda Fox | September 16, 2022
Insurance products and buy-now-pay-later options are becoming more widespread in travel. Read More
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News / Distribution
Guesty expands hotel offerings with acquisition of YieldPlanet
By Mitra Sorrells | September 14, 2022
Guesty is also launching a new Distribution Hub that adds direct connections with Hopper, Trip.com, Marriott Homes & Villas and Google’s hotel and vacation rental search products. Read More
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Hopper Homes signs Evolve as the app seeks out direct partnerships
By Linda Fox | August 29, 2022
With Evolve, Hopper Homes adds about 24,000 properties to its supply. Read More
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Hopper, Trivago and Etraveli on innovating from the middle
By PhocusWire | July 27, 2022
At Phocuswright Europe, the travel intermediaries discussed innovation strategies, mergers and acquisitions and economic challenges. Read More
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News / Startups
Gordian Software raises $25M as revenue more than triples in six months
By Mitra Sorrells | July 19, 2022
Founded in 2017, Gordian Software provides an API that enables companies including Hopper and Trip.com to sell ancillaries for the airlines available on their sites.   Read More
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Banks look to travel to boost customer loyalty
By Mitra Sorrells | July 15, 2022
Capital One, American Express and Revolut are among the banks partnering with travel brands. Read More
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Hopper extends trip protection to third-party bookings
By Linda Fox | June 7, 2022
With Hopper's Standalone Trip Protection, travelers can purchase insurance via Hopper's app for flights booked elsewhere. Read More