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Wed, 16 February 2022

Hopper Renews and Expands Partnership with Sabre

(16 Feb 2022)  Hopper, one of the worlds fastest growing online travel agencies, has renewed and expanded its long-term strategic technology partnership with Sabre.

Frederic Lalonde. Click to enlarge.
Frederic Lalonde

Sabre has been a strategic partner of Hoppers since 2012, helping the company deliver on its promise to save users time and money by making travel planning easier. Hopper has committed to further elevate the partnership for the next three years, by making Sabre its primary global GDS and technology partner.

Sabre believed in our vision when Hopper was in its infancy and has continued to support us as our strategic retailing and distribution partner since our beginning, said Fred Lalonde (pictured), CEO and co-founder of Hopper. Sabres global distribution network along with its advanced shopping APIs and ability to find the lowest fare was the foundation that we built upon adding our own proprietary AI-based solutions. Together our innovations have made Hopper the stand-out brand it is today. We look forward to our continued partnership with Sabre as we work together to achieve Hoppers next-generation services and solutions.

The number one downloaded travel app in the U.S. in 2021, Hopper utilizes a broad spectrum of Sabres technology including low fare shopping APIs, post booking automation and shopping data to deliver on its commitment to find the lowest fares for customers and help them save money.

When travel was disrupted across the globe in 2020 and travelers sought to cancel or modify travel plans, Sabres post booking automation technology allowed the OTA to service its customers seamlessly and efficiently, driving cost savings which Hopper reinvested for the benefit of their millions of app users across the globe.

We are thrilled to be a part of Hoppers success over the years as its trusted technology partner, said Roshan Mendis, chief commercial officer of Sabre Travel Solutions. Even more important, we look forward to continuing to invest in the online segment and our work with Hopper to redefine the future of travel retailing through modern, intelligent solutions.

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