dave-uptonDave Upton is globally respected as a “travel guru.” His experience includes Board membership of Trailfinders, one of the UK’s largest independent travel agents. He also founded The Travel Specialists, in Sydney, Australia, which subsequently merged with Sydney Flight Centre to form travel.com.au – Australia’s first and most well known online travel company. travel.com.au went on to successfully float on the stock exchange for AU$23 million in 1999.

Merging his Internet development expertise with 35 years of travel experience, Dave now heads up AccommodationGuru.com. Representing 1 million properties properties in 50,000 destinations around the world, this online reservation system allows the booking of travel accommodation worldwide.