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Montreal App Hopper Gets Cut by Westjet / Air Canada

Hopper, Montreal startup, that provides travel deals, is in hot water this week due to their faulty PR campaign that landed them in trouble with both Westjet and Air Canada. Hopper advertising PR campaign claimed (still claims?) that it will provide you, the user, with "secret fares" on its app at discounts of up to … Continue reading Montreal App Hopper Gets Cut by Westjet / Air Canada

Where You Book Your Vacation From Matters

On a recent vacation search, one of our employees have decided to go down to Riviera Maya for a much needed rest. After searching through multiple reviews on Tripadvisor, he has came upon a wonderful resort of Grand Palladium in Riviera Maya. Problem started when he started booking it, he got a price different from … Continue reading Where You Book Your Vacation From Matters

Richard Branson Backs Toronto to Montreal 39 Minutes Hyperloop

Richard Branson's company Virgin has officially decided to back Toronto to Montreal Hyperloop project. This hyperloop between two Canadian major cities will bring the trip that usually takes around 6 hours to just 39 minutes if built. Imagine taking 5pm Hyperloop to dine at Moishes Montreal Steakhouse just to be in your bed in Toronto … Continue reading Richard Branson Backs Toronto to Montreal 39 Minutes Hyperloop

Toronto Travel Website SnapTravel Raises $10M Series A

SnapTravel announced today an $8M USD Series A round led by iNovia Capital. SnapTravel allows users to find and book the perfect hotel room over SMS and Facebook Messenger. Financing was provided by iNovia Capital as well as Lightbank, Bee Partners, and Hedgewood. What is Snap Travel? SnapTravel gives you access to great hotel deals over … Continue reading Toronto Travel Website SnapTravel Raises $10M Series A

Canada might follow US / UK on laptop / tablets ban on flights

Canada is still considering whether to follow UK and US in their laptop and iPad carry on ban on airlines flying from Middle Eastern countries. The ban came into effect this past Saturday March 25th. This basically means you are now allowed to use your laptop during your flight. You can still use it at … Continue reading Canada might follow US / UK on laptop / tablets ban on flights

Montreal Hopper raises $82m – announces $1m in flights sold per day

Hopper, the mobile app that analyzes and predicts airfare, today announced it has secured $82M CAD in Series C financing led by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), one of North America's largest pension fund managers. Existing investors Brightspark Ventures, Accomplice, OMERS Ventures, Investissement Québec and BDC Capital IT Venture Fund also participated … Continue reading Montreal Hopper raises $82m – announces $1m in flights sold per day