Articles tagged “hopper”

Online Travel

Uber to Add Flights, Rail and Hotel Bookings to Its UK App

We shouldn't be too surprised, considering Uber's Dara Khosrowshahi was previously the CEO of Expedia Group. But technical questions will remain over how a ride-hailing and food delivery app can transform into a superapp so quickly.

Uber to Add Flights, Rail and Hotel Bookings to Its UK App

Online Travel

U.S. Travel Booking Sites See Strong Summer Demand

The desire to just get away is stronger for U.S. travelers than the higher cost of fuel and (so far) fears of another coronavirus variant surge.

U.S. Travel Booking Sites See Strong Summer Demand

Hotels

Daily Podcast: Accor Looks Beyond the Business Traveler

Good morning from Skift. It's Friday, February 25, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Accor Looks Beyond the Business Traveler

Online Travel

Hopper Inherits an Air France-KLM Partnership as Part of Acquisition

The acquisition of Smooss clearly wasn't a budget buster for Hopper, but it could be another piece in the unglamorous behind-the-scenes tech effort to smooth the way for distribution deals with airlines.

Hopper Inherits an Air France-KLM Partnership as Part of Acquisition

Business Travel

JP Morgan to Acquire Frosch Luxury Travel Agency

This deal would break the mold of so many technology plays we've seen to date, giving JP Morgan an edge in supporting bookings with experienced consultants.

JP Morgan to Acquire Frosch Luxury Travel Agency

Online Travel

Don’t Expect a Huge Crisis Bounceback for Online Travel Agencies This Time

The online travel space has always been super-competitive, but established players like Expedia Group and Booking Holdings face a growing roster of formidable competitors, including hotels, Google and Airbnb.

Don’t Expect a Huge Crisis Bounceback for Online Travel Agencies This Time

Tourism

The Philippines Finally Reopens and Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, the Philippines reopens to fully vaccinated foreign visitors, Hyatt unveils its plans for the Apple Leisure Group, and airline executives express optimism about business travel making a full recovery.

The Philippines Finally Reopens and Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Online Travel

Hopper Plans to Stay Private for Now With $5 Billion Valuation

Hopper has been making a go of things with varied degrees of success for 15 years and the company is now finding its stride. Being a private company has its allures, but you can bet that Hopper executives would jump at the right deal. Who wouldn't?

Hopper Plans to Stay Private for Now With $5 Billion Valuation

Online Travel

Hopper Cancellation Policy Could Disrupt Short-Term Rentals

Hopper aims to be a big player in short-term rentals, and it's still under development cancel-for-any-reason feature could draw a ton of positive attention from hosts and guests. It could either mean a ton of red ink for Hopper or, if successful, spur competitors to scurry to offer knock-offs.

Hopper Cancellation Policy Could Disrupt Short-Term Rentals

Online Travel

Podcast: Hopper CEO on Crushing Google

Listen now to a conversation with Hopper CEO Frederic Lalonde at Skift Global Forum in September 2021 in New York City.

Podcast: Hopper CEO on Crushing Google