Travel Unicorn Hopper chooses RateGain for privileged access to global hotel supply inventory and pricing intelligence data
Barcelona, Spain, February 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — RateGain Travel Technologies Limited, a global travel and hospitality SaaS company, announced a strategic partnership with Hopper, the world’s fastest growing mobile travel marketplace. This new partnership will connect Hopper to hotel chains around the world and allow reservations made through select Hopper Cloud partners to pass through RateGain’s Connectivity Switch platform.
Hopper aims to leverage RateGain’s technology with its comprehensive demand and supply network to deliver unique travel booking experiences to users, as well as to increase visibility and hotel bookings across all continents. As travelers begin to plan their trips again, mobile apps like Hopper are favored by young, digitally savvy, “on-the-go” consumers looking for the best deals.
In addition to connectivity, Hopper also relies on RateGain’s competitive rate intelligence product for hotels and car rentals worldwide to stay ahead of the market. Actionable insights help them proactively react to market changes at a granular level. RateGain continues to add value to Hopper through product enhancements such as AI-based room mapping, API integration, competitive intelligence from mobile apps, devices, meta-channels, etc.
Commenting on the partnership, Chinmai Sharma, President – AmericasRateGain, said: “Consumer behavior has undergone a 360 degree shift. The boundaries between travel and work are surely blurring. are happy to play our part in this exciting phase of human evolution. RateGain’s Connectivity Switch platform provides seamless connectivity to the offer that provides a seamless booking experience for travelers making reservations on Hopper.”
“One of the qualities we appreciated at RateGain was our mutual synergies. They have built a strong travel and hospitality business on the back of cutting-edge technology platforms – and have over three decades of expertise in distribution space. This connectivity would eventually open doors for all of our supply partners to tap into over 400 demand partners on RateGain, including major OTAs, regional players, metasearch engines, GDSs, etc. We hope this partnership ultimately fuels the recovery not only for our partners and customers, but for the industry as a whole.,” noted David LewisHospitality Procurement Manager, Hopper.
RateGain Travel Technologies Limited is a global travel and hospitality SaaS solutions provider that works with over 2,200 customers in over 100 countries, helping them accelerate revenue generation through acquisition, retention and expansion of the share of wallet. RateGain works with the Top 23 of the 30 hotel chains, the Top 25 of the 30 online travel agencies and all the top car rental companies, including 8 Global Fortune500 companies. For more information, please visit www.rategain.com
Hopper is the fastest growing mobile-centric travel market in the world. By leveraging massive amounts of data and machine learning, the company has developed several unique fintech solutions that help customers save money and travel better. Through its B2B initiative, Hopper Cloud, the company syndicates its fintech solutions, infrastructure and agency content. To learn more about Hopper, visit hopper.com
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