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Articles tagged “hopper”

Online Travel

Discounts on Last-Minute Short-Term Rentals Could Be the Next Big Thing

Whether it’s via Whimstay or others, the Hotwire-like selling of last-minute inventory for vacation rentals is destined to find a role in this very hot sector.

Discounts on Last-Minute Short-Term Rentals Could Be the Next Big Thing

News Blog

Hopper Fintech Products Now Being Bought by 70 Percent of Its Ticket Bookers

A fascinating interview with Hopper founder and CEO Frederic Lalonde on A16Z's Future, with a deep dive on his thinking about superapps in travel and Hopper's potential path into becoming one. In it, a nugget that now 70 percent Hopper's revenues are coming from their add-on fintech produces, AND 70 percent of ticket bookers through…

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Online Travel

Skift Loyalty Summit Video: Powering Next Generation Travel, Loyalty, and Rewards

In this video from Skift Loyalty Summit, we hear from Frederic Lalonde, CEO and co-founder at Hopper, and Matt Knise, managing vice president of U.S. Card at Capital One, about how the two companies are working together to enable a smarter travel booking and loyalty experience for customers.

Skift Loyalty Summit Video: Powering Next Generation Travel, Loyalty, and Rewards

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