Innovative app uses big data analytics to help travelers get the best deals on flightsTravelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, announced it has entered into an expanded technology partnership with Hopper, provider of an award-winning mobile flight booking application. The Hopper app for iOS and Android uses big data to find, analyze, and predict air fares and then alerts travelers when to act immediately or when to wait to book the cheapest flight to their destination.
Hopper is leveraging the industry leading Travelport Universal API and Travelport shopping data products to provide travelers with recommendations into the best flight options to purchase.
Launched in early 2015, Hopper is a leading mobile travel agency (MTA) that has been recognized as one of the best travel apps by companies and media outlets including Apple, Google, The Today Show, Vogue, Money, PC Magazine, Real Simple and Fast Company.
“Travelport’s innovative technology, along with our leading data-driven research and analytics, is helping travelers make better decisions and save money on their flight bookings,” said Frederic Lalonde, Hopper’s founder and CEO.
“Our work with Hopper is a great example of Travelport’s commitment to engage with early stage companies who recognize the value that our industry-leading technology gives them to boost their success and future growth,” said Chris Zando, Travelport’s Vice President of Partnerships and Alliances.