Hopper Named No. 1 Most Innovative Company in Travel by Fast Company

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Brianna Schneider - Tue Mar 19 2024

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Hopper, the global travel platform, has topped the list of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Travel. For the 6th time in the company's history, Hopper has been recognized by Fast Company’s annual list of companies driving innovation in travel, leisure, and hospitality. 

Since 2008, Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list has been the definitive source for recognizing the organizations that are transforming industries and shaping society. With innovation more important than ever this year, Fast Company is recognizing the organizations that are moving the world forward. Every submission for the Most Innovative Companies has been individually evaluated by a team of Fast Company editors and reporters. The Travel, Leisure and Hospitality category recognizes businesses that enable new ways to explore the world and make people feel welcome wherever they are.

Hopper is a global travel platform that powers Hopper’s mobile app, web and partners' direct channels via its B2B division, HTS (Hopper Technology Solutions). The company uses data to bring transparency, flexibility and savings to travelers globally. Travel brands can partner with HTS to optimize their own direct channels by leveraging HTS’s offerings, including novel travel fintech ancillaries, e-commerce solutions, loyalty portals and more. HTS now accounts for two-thirds of the Hopper business and reaches over 175 million travelers around the world. 

“At Hopper & HTS, we are focused on building the world’s best travel products,” said Dakota Smith, President and Co-Founder of Hopper. “We are honored to be named to Fast Company’s list for the 6th time in the last 7 years, and we will continue to drive innovation in the travel industry with the end goal of delighting travelers and helping partners generate revenue around the world.”

For more information about Hopper, please visit hopper.com; and for more information about HTS (Hopper Technology Solutions), please visit hts.hopper.com.

Check out Fast Company’s 2024 Most Innovative Companies in Travel available online here.