March 21, 2014 - For every increase of $1,000 in median household income, Hopper found that round-trip ticket prices dropped by $2.30.
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March 21, 2014 - Hopper.com, a trip planning engine and data analysis company that publishes a detailed global flight map displaying average fares...
March 21, 2014 - Trip planning engine Hopper found Wednesday to be the cheapest day to book flights, for domestic or international travel.
March 19, 2014 - For domestic and international flights, you can save $40 on domestic flights and $60 on international flights by leaving on a Wednesday versus a Sunday, finds a new report from Hopper.com
March 13, 2014 - Hopper.com suggests avoiding the weeks of March 16, April 6 and April 13. That's when more school breaks are scheduled—and prices are as much as 28 percent higher.
March 5, 2014 - Hooper examined which destinations were searched the most as temperatures dropped...
February 25, 2014 - Fares during those periods rise by about 30%, according to research by Hopper, a travel planning site that analyzes millions of daily airfare searches.
February 25, 2014 - We also took a look at Hopper.com's latest spring break travel report and used the site's interactive price flight map to find the best round-trip airfare deals...
February 25, 2014 - Travel-planning website Hopper found a 42 percent increase in traveler interest this year compared to the same time last year.
February 20, 2014 - Importantly, opting for the convenience of a non-stop flight won't save you a lot of money over a multi-stop flight. Because spring break destinations are so popular during this time of year, the site found that "including a Saturday night stay, which often has a large impact on price, did not offer additional savings."
February 10, 2014 - A recent study by travel firm Hopper.com found that on Feb. 4, the same day @SochiProblems exploded, searches for next-day flights out of the city increased by more than 100%."
February 6, 2014 - Travel site Hopper crunched the numbers for October, November, December, and January, and found that the most popular route to Sochi, from New York, was searched only 35 times a day. Overall, Americans look for flights between the U.S. and Sochi as often as they look for flights to Billund, Denmark — home of LEGOLAND.
February 1, 2014 - Hopper's data shows that flight search demand for Denver as a destination has been up at least 10 percent for each of the first three weeks of January, peaking at a 14 percent increase during the first week of the new year.
January 31, 2014 - Even if you booked early or found a great deal, the flights alone would still cost about $1,000, according to data compiled by travel firm Hopper.com
January 30, 2014 - Flight demand for the Super Bowl is down 20 percent from last year, when the National Football League championship game was played at the Superdome in New Orleans, according to vacation-planning website Hopper.com.
January 29, 2014 - According to travel planner Hopper.com, flight search demand to Denver has been 6.3% higher than the national average since December 1st. Marijuana was legalized for recreational use on January 1st.
January 20, 2014 - For consumers, Hopper.com, which anyone can now access, is a well-built, travel-planning utility which allows you to search for places and activities from around the world. Every page on the site is annotated with information about the attraction or locale, including maps, directions, URLs, details on flights and prices, photos, related destinations, and more.
January 13, 2014 - Last week saw the soft launch of Hopper, the long-awaited consumer trip planning engine that claims to be powered by the “world’s largest structured database of travel information”.
January 9, 2014 - Other beneficiaries may be farther away. Boston-based Hopper says the frigid temperatures caused a 52 percent spike in searches for flights to Cancun, Mexico, from people in Minneapolis and Chicago.
August 16, 2012 - Unlike the big brand names in online travel, Hopper won’t sell airline tickets or book hotel rooms. Instead, it will build a site where users can find out about hotels or faraway destinations, based on the millions of pieces of travel data that are scattered across the Web.
August 15, 2012 - To date, Hopper has aggregated half a billion webpages in the travel vertical and has pulled out structured content to create its very large travel database. And that number is set to reach over a billion pages by year-end 2012.
August 15, 2012 - Hopper’s goal is to bring structure to the immense amount of travel data scattered all across the web, so that when people plan trips they won’t have to know exactly what they’re looking for or consult a dozen different travel websites to accomplish their task.
August 15, 2012 - It’s a big day for big data. One of the local flag-bearers of the field has raised a sizable venture round as it prepares to unveil its online travel product to the world.
August 25, 2011 - For a start-up, Hopper believes that to fix the user experience, first there is a need to fix the data. Hopper is built on NoSQL technology, which means it doesn’t have a rigid data schema, and it can scale out easily to store hundreds of millions, even billions of records.
August 22, 2011 - Hopper, a Montreal, Canada-based startup, has raised $8 million in fresh funding from Atlas Venture and previous backer Brightspark Ventures to try and ‘reinvent travel search’.
August 22, 2011 - Montreal-based Hopper wants to make searching for travel options a more complete experience using big data tools, and it has raised another $8 million to do it.
August 22, 2011 - What we do know about Hopper’s product is that it won’t be focused on finding prices and itineraries for folks who already know where they want to go and what they want to do. Rather, Hopper will accept natural language queries from users and return a list of destinations and travel options accordingly.
August 22, 2011 - With $8 million in new funding from Atlas Venture and Brightspark Ventures, travel startup Hopper hopes to continue building its own servers and to bridge the travel inspiration gap. “To us, it’s a little baffling that it hasn’t happened yet,” says Frederic Lalonde, Hopper CEO, referring to attempts to cross what he terms the “inspiration chasm.”
August 22, 2011 - The “big data” trend is finding its way into many verticals, including travel, where Montreal-based start-up Hopper Inc. plans to use an $8 million Series B round and cluster computing techniques to build the world’s largest database of travel information.
August 22, 2011 - It’s a more open-ended, “discovery” type of search than what has become standard on itinerary comparison sites like Kayak, Bing Travel, Orbitz, and newer sites like Hipmunk, InsideTrip, WaySavvy, and Yapta.
August 22, 2011 - Montreal-born travel website Hopper has confirmed reports it has received $8 million in new funding from Atlas Venture and Brightspark Ventures, and is looking to relocate to the Greater Boston area.
August 8, 2011 - “We’re interested in adding inspirational stuff, like the best restaurants to try for a particular kind of food, the best places to golf in the Mediterranean, or to see the running of the bulls.
March 14, 2011 - If the future of travel search is something like Hopper, and if Google has something like this in mind for its ITA Software acquisition, then opponents of the deal may have more to worry about than they realize.