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After Pivot, Jay Walker’s Upside Travel Is Attempting To Play A Very Long Game

Online travel legend Jay Walker is putting his best spin on Upside Travel’s pivot, but it’s hard to envision which way the company will be…

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Building On Packaging, Upside Seeks ‘Full-Service’ Status With Unmanaged Business Travelers

After beating the packaging drum for more than a year, Jay Walker’s Upside Travel is now also offering flights and hotels individually. It added Uber…

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Teleconference 3: Online Booking Tools

Online Booking Tools Nov. 10, 2016 Thanks to all our attendees and speakers! Listen to a recording of the live teleconference. Highlights of Teleconference 3…

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All The Rage: Rewards

Business travel startups are huge right now. New-entrant corporate booking tool NexTravel is working on its mobile app. Artificial intelligence and text bots are making a go…

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Priceline’s Jay Walker Is Back, Targets ‘High Cost’ Of Business Travel

Priceline founder Jay Walker is back, and this time he’s focusing on business travel. His new firm, Flexible Travel Company, right now isn’t much more…

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