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Lacking Southwest Concerns Lola’s Paul English Less Than Customer Acquisition Does

Well-funded startup Lola last week announced its Lola Works small business platform featuring reporting, team collaboration and policy and spending guidelines with “wiggle room.” The features…

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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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Nineteenth Century Tech Joins SEO, Data Mining In Business Travel Startup Marketing

Nothing beats word of mouth for business travel providers seeking new clients. Established players count on referrals, with the most gratifying coming from former users…

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Updates: Air Emissions; Upside; Basic Economy; PayForTrip; Real ID; Compl.ai

Sometimes the things we write about peter out. Sometimes more developments happen, but they don’t warrant an entirely new article. In other cases, something unexpected…

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Posted in Distribution Suppliers

Upside Enlisting Travel Management Companies To Support ‘Self-Managed’ Service

[UPDATE, Feb 3, 2017: We published new information related to this article here.] In the words of founder Jay Walker, Upside aims to convert unmanaged…

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Teleconference 3: Online Booking Tools

Online Booking Tools Nov. 10, 2016 Thanks to all our attendees and speakers! This event’s recording may be purchased here or gifted here for $15….

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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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