Hopper is a travel startup dedicated to bringing joy and inspiration back to travel through crowdsourcing and big data.

The research and data team at Hopper helps consumers make smart travel choices backed by data and quantitative analysis.

Using our vast datasets, we create reports that make sense of travel news and trends. We build sophisticated tools that allow for flexible searching and offer interactive and information-rich results. We provide a wealth of data about pricing, scheduling, and airlines for every origin-destination combination.

Our aim is to explain and demystify travel, and we use data as our guide.

JetBlue Has Biggest Competitive Impact on Airfare: Lowers Prices Up To 67% in Domestic Markets

Published on April 22, 2014
JetBlue Has Biggest Competitive Impact on Airfare: Lowers Prices Up To 67% in Domestic Markets

Summary On average, prices in a domestic market drop by over 50% when JetBlue enters, significantly more than any other airline On some domestic routes, JetBlue drives prices down by ...

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Tips & Tools for Planning Your Summer Music Festival Experience

Published on April 21, 2014
Tips & Tools for Planning Your Summer Music Festival Experience

Even though Coachella is over, there is still plenty of time for you to catch your favorite artists at music festivals this summer. However, there are over 30 music festivals ...

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How to Save Over $500 on Flights to Europe this Summer

Published on April 10, 2014
How to Save Over $500 on Flights to Europe this Summer

Summary Travel at the start or end of summer:  The cheapest times to fly to Europe this summer are in the beginning of May and the end of August.  You ...

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Travel Demand to Masters Tournament Down 33%

Published on April 3, 2014
Travel Demand to Masters Tournament Down 33%

Summary There is an over 200% increase in travel demand to Augusta for the dates of the Masters Tournament as compared to surrounding dates. However, overall there is a 32% ...

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Save 38% by Planning the Best College Visit Itinerary

Published on April 2, 2014
Save 38% by Planning the Best College Visit Itinerary

Summary A typical college student can expect to spend about $2,000 on flights for college visits if they visit each school individually Hopper’s college itinerary planner can save you 38% ...

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Boston Stronger: Last Chance to Book Flights

Published on March 31, 2014
Boston Stronger: Last Chance to Book Flights

Summary Interest in flying to the Boston Marathon is up 10.6% compared to last year. Interest in flying to the Boston Marathon was up 42% compared to last year for ...

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LA to Scandinavia for Under $500 Round-Trip

Published on March 27, 2014
LA to Scandinavia for Under $500 Round-Trip

Within the last few days, Hopper has seen a price drop of almost 30% on fares from Los Angeles (LAX) to Copenhagen (CPH)  and Stockholm (ARN) (Table 1).  Norwegian Air ...

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March Madness: Everybody Loves an Underdog

Published on March 25, 2014
March Madness: Everybody Loves an Underdog

Summary This year, Syracuse, Iowa State, and UConn fans are the most optimistic about their team’s chances of winning after Selection Sunday.  So far only Syracuse has been eliminated. Iowa ...

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Top 5 Travel Destinations to Match Your Tax Refund

Published on March 25, 2014
Top 5 Travel Destinations to Match Your Tax Refund

Summary Between $34 and $42 billion of tax refund dollars will be spent on travel this year Hopper searched billions of trips to find the most popular US, Caribbean, and ...

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Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Travel to Colorado: Update

Published on March 19, 2014
Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Travel to Colorado: Update

Summary Flight search demand for Denver has been 4.7% above the national average since December 1st. Demand peaked at a 14% increase during the first week of January, and has since ...

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