Fetcherr raises $12.5M to dynamically price airfare with algorithms

Roy Cohen believes that there’s a severe underinvestment in tech within the airline industry, with airlines continuing to rely on legacy systems and outdated infrastructures that date back decad

AI-based travel app Hopper expands price monitoring to hotels worldwide

Hopper, the handy travel app that uses AI to predict airfare pricing, is today expanding its service to include hotels. Like airfare, hotel pricing is also dynamic — it can fluctuate with travel

Google will pull its QPX Express API in April 2018, cutting off its airfare feed

As Google gradually builds out its footprint in travel search, the company is also making a move to shut down one of its data feeds to others in the travel space. The company has quietly announced tha

Hopper debuts ‘Flex Watch,’ a personalized flight deal finder for flexible travel dates

Hopper, the intelligent travel app that has made finding affordable flights a lot easier, is today rolling out a new feature called Flex Watch, which will send you recommendations about flight deals

Travel app Hopper will now break down airlines’ confusing fees

In an attempt to better compete with low-cost airlines, major air carriers like American Airlines, Delta and United have been rolling out “basic” economy fares – no-frills fares tha

Hopper raises $61 million more for its airfare prediction app

Airfare prediction app Hopper has grown from 1 million downloads to over 10 million in the course of a year – a trajectory that’s allowed it to pull in $82 million CAD (~$61.2 million US)

Google Flights will now tell you when fares will increase, help you find cheaper tickets

Google’s airfare search destination Google Flights already offered a variety of features aimed at helping you find low-cost tickets, but today it’s rolling out one more: it will show you w

Hopper raises $16 million for a travel app that tells you the best time to fly

Hopper, the makers of a handy travel application that tells you the best time to fly in order to find the best deals, has now raised additional capital to continue to grow its business. It has also s

Cheap Airfare Finder Hopper Hits Android, Now Books Tickets With Just A Few Taps

Hopper, a travel application launched earlier this year with the goal of helping you pay less for airfare by telling you the best time to buy tickets, is out today with a new version that will actuall

Hitlist, A Smart Flight Finder That Saves You Money By Telling You When To Fly, Exits Beta

Thanks to Google Now, other virtual assistants, and mobile applications that can tap into our location to feed us information at will, consumers are being conditioned to think of information-gathering

Y Combinator-Backed GetGoing Helps You Find Big Discounts On Airfare — If You Let It Choose The Destination

Sure, socially-powered recommendations or good old-fashioned serendipity can be useful tools for discovery, but, when it comes to deciding where you're going to take the family on vacation, you're pro

Follow The Money: Why Priceline Bought Kayak

Last week, <a href=""> acquired Kayak for $1.8 billion</a>. That's more than twice <a href="https://techcrun

Crowdsourced Flight Finder FlightFox Grabs $800K In Angel Funding, Joins YC’s Latest Batch

Australian travel search <a href="">FlightFox</a> has a new take on how to surface the best airline deals, and now it has a round of angel funding and entry into top startup incub

CrunchDeals: Save a few bucks on airfare with Virgin America

It’s that time of the year, again. School’s out, for some, and it’s time for a vacation with the family. The cost of airfare seems to be quite horrendous as of late so you might as w

CrunchDeals: Discount flights on Virgin America

Airline fares? Yeah, I’m telling you about discount fares on Virgin America because it’s the geekiest domestic airline out there right now. No need to use SeatGuru to find out which seats