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Articles tagged “hopper”

Business Travel

Lola Exits Travel With Acquisition by Capital One

After buying Freebird and onboarding Hopper as its travel platform for credit card members, Capital One is building up a significant travel portfolio with this latest acquisition.

Lola Exits Travel With Acquisition by Capital One

Travel Booking

Top Travel Booking Apps: Look Who’s Winning the U.S. Now

Shifting consumer tastes in travel booking apps recently gave Hopper a boost over Booking.com and other rivals. But can the challenger brand sustain its lead?

Top Travel Booking Apps: Look Who’s Winning the U.S. Now

Online Travel

Google’s Ticketing for Attractions Off to Rough Start

Google's attractions ticket beta has been among its least elegant in travel to date. This has angered many tour operators because it couldn't have come at a more inopportune time.

Google’s Ticketing for Attractions Off to Rough Start

Airlines

Hopper Partners With Spirit Airlines to Help It Sell More Extras

A significant ancillary play from the Canadian online travel agency, but not quite the leap forward for so-called new distribution capability in the U.S. many would want to see, given Spirit's reach and target flyers.

Hopper Partners With Spirit Airlines to Help It Sell More Extras

Coronavirus

Why 2021 Is the Year of the Travel IPO

So far this year, a dozen travel companies went public or made plans to do so. A couple of them may shine. But the odds are stacked against this year's IPOs, on average, over the long term. Find out why.

Why 2021 Is the Year of the Travel IPO

Online Travel

Online Travel’s Localization Quandary

Traveloka knows how to go local in Indonesia and some other countries in the region, and that's one element of its traction in these markets. But can local ever be too local when online travel agencies mull international expansion?

Online Travel’s Localization Quandary

Online Travel

Online Travel Hopper’s Metamorphosis From Flight Selling to Fintech

Travel startup Hopper has raised $175 million in additional investment, underscoring the potential of its financial services products and offering an interesting case study in new appetites in travel for fintech. It seems very much in the cards that the company will go public by, say, 2022.

Online Travel Hopper’s Metamorphosis From Flight Selling to Fintech

Online Travel

Amadeus Will Deploy Hopper’s Upsell Products to Airlines and Agencies

Amadeus will distribute Hopper's upsells, such as trip cancellation protection, for consumers to add when buying from airlines and agencies. Seems like B2B2B2C is the new business-to-consumer (B2C).

Amadeus Will Deploy Hopper’s Upsell Products to Airlines and Agencies

Airlines

Hilton Grand Vacations’ Timeshare Test and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift’s top stories this week, United sees a potential full recovery in 2022, Kayak launches Kayak for Business, and Canada reopens its borders for fully vaccinated U.S. travelers.

Hilton Grand Vacations’ Timeshare Test and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Online Travel

Hopper Sells Travel But Its Fintech Hedging Drives the Growth

Hopper makes more money on add-on, fintech-oriented services than on selling travel — even the usually juicy hotel business. The business isn't profitable but who cares when grabbing market share is on the agenda.

Hopper Sells Travel But Its Fintech Hedging Drives the Growth