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02/27/17Spring Break for Every Budget: CheapTickets.com Reveals Top Mountain, Beach, and City Destinations for College Students, Up-and-Comers and Families in 2017
Families Increase Spring Break Spending While College Students and Up-And-Comers Slash Budgets CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spring is in the air and CheapTickets.com is revealing the latest in spring break travel trends and top destinations for college students, up-and-comers (adults ages 25-34) and families. According to the CheapTickets.com Spring Break survey,i 42 percent of college students and 36 percent of up-and-comers are planning to take a trip this spr... 
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02/13/17Orbitz Insider Index Identifies Top Warm Weather Getaway Deals for February
Las Vegas, Orlando, and Southern California Offer Best Deals for Travelers Looking to Escape the ColdCHICAGO, Feb. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The latest Orbitz® Insider Index identifies the top 10 affordable warm weather destinations for travel during the month of February. Cities in Florida, California, Nevada, and Mexico are at the top of the list for Americans seeking a break from winter’s icy grip. “If you have the flexibility, don’t wait for spring break to take a trip to these warm w... 
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01/03/17Orbitz.com 2017 Travel Forecast Projects Travel Hotspots to Include Washington D.C. and the United Kingdom
Basic Airfare and Luxury Vacation Rentals Among Top Industry Trends This YearCHICAGO, Jan. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com travel experts anticipate global powerhouses Washington D.C. and the United Kingdom to be the hottest destinations for travel this year. The Orbitz Insider Index also names Iceland a popular yet affordable escape and recognizes Canada and the central coast of California as the top destinations on the rise. For the 2017 top travel trends, basic fare options will becom... 
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12/16/16Happy Cheap Year! CheapTickets.com Reveals Top New Year’s Destinations Along With Ways To Save
Hotels Just Outside The Action Put New Year's Travelers Near the Nation's Biggest Celebrations Without Big City Price Tags Plus Save 10 Percent On Event Tickets on CheapTickets.comCHICAGO, Dec. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Don't let the high price of New Year's Eve accommodations keep you from big city celebrations. CheapTickets.com®,a leading seller of discounted travel products, has identified the top ten destinations to ring in 2017 and offers affordable nearby alternatives that let you stay... 
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11/16/16Look Beyond the Stars: CheapTickets.com Recommends Highly Rated Two- and Three-Star Hotels for Substantial Savings in Top Holiday Destinations
Save Up To 33 Percent In Top Destinations This Holiday SeasonCHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To help save a ho-ho-whole lot of money on holiday travel, CheapTickets.com® is encouraging travelers to look beyond the stars and not rule out two- or three-star accommodations as they make lodging plans for the most wonderful time of the year. CheapTickets.com found that while the majority of Americans tend to gravitate towards four- and five-star hotels,1 choosing a three-star property in... 
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11/09/16Chicago O’Hare, Atlanta Hartsfield and Los Angeles International Named Three Busiest Airports for Thanksgiving and Christmas, According to Orbitz.com
Nearly Three-Quarters of Americans Plan to Travel for the HolidaysCHICAGO, Nov. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The three busiest airports for Thanksgiving and Christmas are expected to be Chicago O’ Hare International (ORD), Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International (ATL) and Los Angeles International (LAX), based on the Orbitz® Insider Index, which analyzed Orbitz.com® flight booking data for the top 50 U.S. airports during the holiday season. “Travelers have come to rely upon the busiest airpo... 
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10/20/16Nearly Three Quarters of Americans Are Expected to Travel This Holiday Season, According to Orbitz Insider Index
Holi-deals Galore: Use promotion code SEEYALATER to save 15 percent off hotel prices for the holidaysCHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The latest Orbitz® Insider Index breaks down the holiday travel outlook for 2016, including top destinations, average prices, best times to book, busiest airports and Americans’ attitudes toward the most eventful travel season of the year.According to the Orbitz.com® 2016 holiday survey, 72 percent of Americans are planning to travel at least once betw... 
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09/26/16Football Dominates Fall As Nearly 70 Percent of Fans Would Travel to a Game, According to CheapTickets.com Football Fandex
CheapTickets.com Reveals Most Popular College Football Games Across the United States Plus, Save 10 Percent on Tickets to College Football’s Biggest Games With Promo Code FOOTBALL10 CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While fall is full of greatness – autumn foliage, pumpkin-flavored goodies and Halloween – Americans’ absolute favorite parts of fall are football and cooler temperatures, according to the recent Football Fandex Survey1 by CheapTickets.com®. And si... 
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08/30/16Travelers Seek Beach Getaways and Big City Adventures this Labor Day Weekend, According to Orbitz.com
Promotion code "SUMMERTIME" gives travelers 15 percent off last-minute Labor Day hotel rates CHICAGO, Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com® today released the Labor Day edition of its Insider Index, which reveals most travelers are seeking big city escapes and one last beach getaway, especially to beaches in the eastern region of the United States, this holiday weekend. The Index also takes a look back at where people went, what they did and the biggest event of Summer 2016 – th... 
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08/22/16Orbitz.com Launches Spanish-Language Website in the U.S.
Site launches with end of summer sale offering up to 50 percent off hotel rates plus additional 15 percent off using promotion code "Summertime" CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com® today announced the launch of its Spanish-language travel website to better serve Spanish-speaking travelers in the U.S. market. The new site brings the same great deals and choices for hotel rooms, airline tickets, vacation packages, car rentals and travel activities available on ... 
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08/15/16CheapTickets.com Celebrates Its 30th Birthday By Sending Customers On A First-Class Trip To One Of Its Most Popular Destinations
Plus, CheapTickets.com Names Top 30 Up-And-Coming Travel DestinationsCHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CheapTickets.com® turns 30! To celebrate three decades of sending budget-savvy travelers on great trips, CheapTickets.com is giving one lucky traveler and a friend a first-class vacation to one of the site’s 10 most popular destinations over the last 30 years: New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, Cancun, Orlando, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Hawaii, Riviera Maya or Punta Cana.1That’s just th... 
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08/08/16August Offers Best Travel Deals of Summer, According to New Orbitz Insider Index
Cities in Florida, Louisiana and Texas Win Top Spots for Last Minute Stateside TravelCHICAGO, Aug. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The peak summer travel season is coming to a close but last minute travelers can score big savings on airfare and hotels this month, according to new data from the Orbitz® Insider Index. Traveling to top destinations in Florida, Louisiana and Texas in August can save travelers approximately 7 percent on air and another 10 percent on hotels, on average, compared to Jun... 
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08/01/16Hit the Peaks Without Peak Prices: CheapTickets.com Identifies This Year’s Top 10 Bargain Mountain Retreats For Late Summer and Fall Travel
Popular Ski Destinations Offer Budget-Friendly Fun During Summer and Fall Off-Season Plus, Save On Hotels Using Promotion Code ‘MOUNTAIN18’CHICAGO, Aug. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CheapTickets.com®, a leading seller of discounted travel products, has identified the top 10 mountain getaways across the U.S. for savvy travelers looking to beat the heat and save some money as summer draws to a close and the fall begins.1 Hotel savings at these destinations range from 15 percent to over 50 perc... 
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06/30/16Orbitz.com and TravelNevada Launch "Orbitz Originals: Nevada" Offering Travelers Great Ideas and Great Deals
Online Video Series Highlights Nevada’s Iconic and Undiscovered Destinations and Adventures, in Conjunction with Discounts of up to 15 Percent off Nevada HotelsCHICAGO, June 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com® has partnered with the Nevada Division of Tourism to launch its latest “Orbitz Originals” video series entitled “Nevada: Stories from the Road." The five-part online video series, hosted by award-winning travel expert Richard Bangs, highlights Nevada’s rugged and picturesque backcou... 
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06/15/16Austin, Memphis and San Antonio Top List of Best Barbecue Destinations for Fourth of July Weekend, According to CheapTickets.com
Most Popular Fourth of July Destinations Overall Include Los Angeles, Chicago and New YorkPlus CheapTickets.com Reveals the Cheapest Day to Travel Fourth of July Weekend and Other Ways to SaveCHICAGO, June 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- When it comes to mouthwatering barbecue, which cities dish out the best? Just in time for the Fourth of July, CheapTickets.com® data reveals the top 10 destinations for all-American barbecue in the United States – with Austin, Memphis and San Antonio topping this... 
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06/06/16To Celebrate Orbitz.com’s 15th Birthday, Travelers Can Win a Trip for 15 Friends
Not-to-Miss 15th Birthday Blowout Sale with up to 50 Percent off Hotels Worldwide       New data shows more Americans wish they could take birthday trips -- it would make them happier!      CHICAGO, June 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com® is turning 15! And since taking flight in June 2001, the site has enabled millions of vacations all around the world. To celebrate its loyal customers, and milestone 15th birthday, the online travel company wants tra... 
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05/24/16CheapTickets.com Identifies Top Summer Music Festivals
Tickets for Summer's Hottest, Sold-Out Events Still Available on CheapTickets.comPlus Save 10 Percent On Festival Tickets On CheapTickets.com And Get A Chance To Win A Trip to Chicago for LollapaloozaCHICAGO, May 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Get your flower wreaths and sunscreen ready! Festival season is upon us, and CheapTickets.com®, a leading seller of discounted travel products and event tickets, has identified the top ten most popular summer music festivals across the United States, with Lo... 
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05/18/16Airfares and Hotel Rates Down This Memorial Day Weekend, According to Orbitz Insider Index
Los Angeles International and Chicago O'Hare Top the List of Busiest Airports For the Holiday WeekendCHICAGO, May 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to the Orbitz® Insider Index, Memorial Day weekend airfare is down nearly ten percent and hotel rates dropped more than five percent compared to 2015.1 This year, Las Vegas, Orlando and Miami topped the list for popular Memorial Day travel destinations. California emerged as a hotspot with Orange County, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Dieg... 
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05/05/16Warm Weather, Cool Prices, Less Crowds: CheapTickets.com Identifies This Year’s Top 10 Bargain Hot Spots For Spring Travel
Data Reveals ‘Splurge-worthy’ International Beach Getaways Are Significantly Cheaper This May and June Plus, Save On Vacation Packages Using Promotion Code ‘OFFSEASON16’ CHICAGO, May 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CheapTickets.com®, a leading seller of discounted travel products, has identified the top 10 beach getaways for budget-minded travelers looking to beat the crowds as they hit the sand. Interestingly, this May and June, popular international destinations that would normally seem l... 
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05/03/16Orbitz.com Launches “Insider Prices” Daily Hotel Sale with up to 50 Percent off Hotels Worldwide
CHICAGO, May 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com® today unveiled "Insider Prices," a new members-only daily sale giving its members up to 50 percent off hotels in the most popular destinations across the globe including Cancun, Las Vegas, Miami and Punta Cana.1 Orbitz.com registered members can find exclusive Insider Prices deals daily at www.orbitz.com/insiderprices. “In a recent Orbitz.com survey, 74 percent of consumers said they are likely to take a summer vacation and 59 percent said... 
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04/22/16Mothers Feel Guilty When Taking Kid-Free Vacations, According to New Orbitz.com Survey
CHICAGO, April 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com® recently surveyed moms on luxuries they miss since becoming a parent. Results show that nearly 75 percent of moms feel guilty about taking a kid-free vacation, with 2 out of 3 saying the guilt of being away keeps them from ever traveling without their children. 1 The survey also revealed when moms take a kid-free vacation their biggest indulgences are sleeping in and enjoying a quiet dinner. On the flip side, dads confessed to romance as... 
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04/21/16Summer Travel Forecast: Orbitz Data Reveals Airfares Drop, Hotel Prices Rise and Popular Destinations Shift for American Travelers
CHICAGO, April 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to the Orbitz® Insider Index, 75 percent of Americans plan to travel this summer, a seven percent increase year-over-year.1 Low fuel costs continue to be a factor in driving down the price of airfare. As a result, airfares decreased 10 percent while hotel rates rose 17 percent for the 2016 summer travel season. Most travelers plan to stay close to home, with 80 percent taking a stateside vacation, according to the Orbitz Insider Index. In ... 
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03/09/16CheapTickets.com St. Patrick’s Day Cheapometer Identifies Top Destinations to Celebrate in the United States
Nearly 60 Percent Would Consider Booking a Last-Minute Hotel Room After a Night of Revelry Save 20 Percent on Last-Minute Mobile Bookings to Keep the Party Going CHICAGO, March 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pack some green garb in your carry-on and save! According to CheapTickets.com®, a leading seller of discounted travel products, nearly one-third of Americans have traveled for St. Patrick’s Day or would consider making the trek for a celebration worthy of shaking their shamrocks.1 The late... 
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02/23/16The New Spring Break: Orbitz.com Data Reveals Emerging Spring Break Destinations Over the Past Five Years
Orbitz.com Insider Index Looks at Shifts in Traveler Preferences and Finds Relaxation, Affordability and Convenience Reign Supreme Use Promotion Code BEACHME to Save 15 Percent off Hotels through March 13 CHICAGO, Feb. 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spring break travel is evolving in America, with data showing the rise of new Spring Break destinations and shifting traveler priorities. The latest Orbitz® Insider Index examines Spring Break trends and identifies emerging destinations with subst... 
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02/15/16Cheap Break for All! CheapTickets.com Spring Break Cheapometer Identifies Destinations With Average Savings of 30 Percent for College Students, Up-and-Comers and Families
Plus Save an Additional 20 Percent Off Hotels on CheapTickets.com Using Promotion Code ESCAPE20 CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spring is right around the corner which means the masses are planning their Spring Break getaways. The latest CheapTickets.com Cheapometer breaks down spring break travel cross-demographically and identifies travel trends, tips and top destinations for value-seeking college students, up-and-comers (adults ages 25 to 34) and families.1 According to CheapTi... 
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01/26/16Orbitz.com Data Reveals 146% More Denver Fans Traveling to the Bay Area for the Big Game Than Carolina Fans
Fans Paying $335 for Flights and $414 for Hotels in the Bay Area Over the Big Weekend CHICAGO, Jan. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Denver and Carolina will face off at the Super Bowl. But, according to Orbitz.com® air booking data, Denver is already in the lead with 146 percent more fans than Carolina flying from their hometown airports to the Bay Area for the Big Game weekend.1 Whether travelers are fans of Denver or Carolina, getting to the Big Game will not come cheap. Airfare from Denver a... 
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01/11/16CheapTickets.com Identifies Five Historic Destinations and Volunteer Opportunities Over the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Long Weekend
Nearly Sixty Percent of Americans Haven’t Taken a Volunteer or Service Related Trip but Want to Give a Dedicated Volunteer a Chance to Win a Service Trip at Facebook.com/CheapTickets by Jan. 25 CHICAGO, Jan. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Monday, Jan. 18), CheapTickets.com®, a leading seller of discounted travel products, has identified five historic U.S. locations and volunteer service opportunities for the long holiday weekend and will give a ... 
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01/04/16Orbitz Insider Index Forecasts San Francisco, Rio de Janeiro, Tulum, Mexico and the Great State of Texas as Hot Destinations for 2016
2016 Travel Trends Include More Personalization From Airports to Airplanes and Rise of Millennial “Bleisure” Traveler CHICAGO, Jan. 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to the Orbitz® Insider Index, 2016 is expected to bring an influx of travel to San Francisco, Rio de Janeiro and Texas due to popular events including Super Bowl 50, the Olympic Games and SXSW fest, while fans of Cancun will not want to miss an up-and-coming hot spot in Mexico – Tulum. Orbitz.com’... 
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12/16/15Happy Cheap Year! CheapTickets.com Reveals Top New Year’s Destinations Along With Ways to Save
Hotels Just Outside the Action Put New Year's Travelers Near the Nation's Biggest Celebrations Without Big City Price Tags Plus Save 10 Percent on Event Tickets on CheapTickets.com and Get a Chance to Win a Free New Year’s Eve Trip CHICAGO, Dec. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Don’t let the high price of New Year’s Eve accommodations keep you from big city celebrations. CheapTickets.com®, a leading seller of discounted travel products, has identified the top ten destinations for ringing i... 
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11/23/15CHEAP TRAVEL ALERT: CheapTickets.com Holiday Cyber Sale Starts Now
Up to 25 Percent Off Hotel Stays and 10 Percent Off All Event TicketsHotel Sale Good for Travel Through March 2016 With no Blackout Dates Over Christmas and New Year’sCHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CheapTickets.com®, a leading seller of discounted travel products, is kicking off its holiday cyber sale today. Now through November 30, travelers can save at least 20 percent off qualifying hotel stays, with three chances to snag door buster hotel deals of up to 25 percent off. Hotel deal... 
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11/11/15Los Angeles International and Chicago O’Hare Named Busiest Thanksgiving Airports, According to Orbitz.com
Travel is Up as More Americans Plan to Take a Trip This Thanksgiving CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Airports will be busy over the Thanksgiving holiday with 61 percent of travelers planning to take a trip, up six percent from 2014.1 Los Angeles International (LAX) and Chicago O’Hare (ORD) will be the busiest airports for the third consecutive year based on the Orbitz® Insider Index, which analyzed the Orbitz.com® flight booking data of the top 50 U.S. airports over the Thanksgivin... 
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10/26/15Orbitz Worldwide Customers Name Favorite Hotels for 2015
Travelers Get $50 Off Vacation Packages to All “Best In Stay” Award-Winning Hotels CHICAGO, Oct. 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide brands Orbitz.com, ebookers and HotelClub today announced the winners of the 2015 Best In Stay Awards, which honor nearly 400 top-rated hotels in 125 popular destinations around the world based on reviews by Orbitz Worldwide customers. There are up to three Best In Stay winners in each destination, and hotels with the highest customer rating in each de... 
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10/12/15Demand is Up and Airfares Are Down This Holiday Travel Season, According to Orbitz Insider Index
Airfares Down 9 Percent and Hotel Prices Relatively Flat as Nearly Three Quarters of Americans Are Expected to Travel During the Holidays Holiday travelers can save 15 percent off hotels using promotion code “FEELGOOD” on Orbitz.com CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The start of fall signals a drop in temperatures and the unofficial kick-off of the holiday travel season. The latest Orbitz Insider Index breaks down the holiday travel outlook for 2015, including top destinations, av... 
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09/17/15Expedia, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Orbitz Worldwide, Inc.
BELLEVUE, Wash. – September 17, 2015 – Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Orbitz Worldwide, Inc., including all of its brands and assets, for US$12.00 per share in cash, representing an enterprise value of approximately US$1.6 billion. With the completion of the transaction, Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. stock is no longer being traded on the New York Stock Exchange. “We are pleased to welcome Orbitz Worldwide to our family of leading travel bra... 
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09/10/15Orbitz Partner Network Announces Partnership With Georgia Tourism
Travelers Can Plan Georgia Vacation With Custom-Built Booking Tool on ExploreGeorgia.org CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Partner Network, the private label division of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW), announced today that it has partnered with the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism Division to power a custom-built travel booking system that will allow visitors of ExploreGeorgia.org to easily search for and purchase travel products. The fully integrated solutio... 
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08/28/15Airfares Continue to Drop for Labor Day Weekend, According to Orbitz Insider Index
Orbitz.com Summer Lookback Finds Nevada, Florida and California Were the Most Traveled States of the Summer Travel Season CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Airfare prices are down 11 percent and hotel costs remain relatively flat for the last long weekend of summer, according to the Labor Day edition of the Orbitz Insider Index.  Last-minute planning is ruling the Labor Day holiday, with 50 percent more people making their holiday travel plans in August versus July. The Index al... 
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08/12/15Orbitz.com is the First Online Travel Company to Offer Vacation Packages in a Mobile App
Travelers Earn Double Orbucks and Can Save Up to 50 Percent With New Mobile Steals Program for Vacation Packages CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As more consumers turn to smartphones as their primary computing device and grow comfortable with making more considered and complex purchases on small screens, Orbitz.com announced that it is the first online travel company to sell vacation packages in a mobile app – continuing its history of innovation and leadership in mobile developmen... 
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08/06/15Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
Chicago, August 6, 2015 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015 through an earnings release that is available on the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at investors.orbitz.com. The earnings release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As a result of the February 12, 2015 announced transaction with Expedia, Inc., the company will not hol... 
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07/28/15Visa® and Orbitz for Business® to Offer Fully Integrated Business Travel and Expense Solution
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – JULY 28, 2015 – Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced it is working with Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), to provide corporate clients with a turn-key, end-to-end travel and expense solution designed to make booking, reconciliation and reporting more efficient. The solution, Visa Travel Manager, is specifically designed to give mid-market companies control of, and visibility into, employee travel spending. It is planned t... 
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07/27/15Attention Last-Minute Travelers: August is on Sale, According to the Latest Orbitz Insider Index
August 24 is the Cheapest Week of the Season for Travelers Looking to Savor Summer’s End CHICAGO, July 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With many kids heading back-to-school in August, the hectic summer crowds dissipate and travel prices drop – putting a last-minute vacation within reach, on the cheap. Orbitz.com has ranked the top 10 wallet-friendly destinations for late summer along with picks for the hottest beach, city and mountain destinations in the latest Insider Index. According to the Or... 
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07/23/15Orbitz for Business to Host Education Sessions at GBTA
Chicago-Based TMC to Share Insights on Millennial Corporate Travel Trends and Business Travel Mobile Apps CHICAGO, July 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:OWW), will host a pair of education sessions at the upcoming Global Business Travel Association conference in Orlando. The first will be a discussion on millennial travel patterns and how companies are adjusting their travel programs to address an increasingly younger ... 
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07/23/15Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Release Second Quarter 2015 Earnings on August 6
(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Chicago, July 23, 2015 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will release the company's financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015 before the market opens on Thursday, August 6, 2015. As a result of the announced transaction with Expedia, Inc., the company will not hold a conference call to discuss its second quarter results. About Orbitz Worldwide Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) is a global online travel company using technology to trans... 
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07/20/15Orbitz Rewards Program Exceeds 4 Million Members and Gets Even More Rewarding With New Promotion
“We’ll Reward You For That!” Summer Challenge Gives Members the Chance to Get Free Orbucks and Win a Trip CHICAGO, July 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Rewards, the only travel rewards program that lets members earn up to 10 percent in travel rewards immediately and redeem instantly, just got even more rewarding with new “We’ll Reward You For That!” summer challenge. Cannonball, dance party, cartwheel on the beach—yes, we’ll reward you for that! Each week through September 13, anyone t... 
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06/29/15Orbitz Launches “Orbitz Originals: Illinois” in Partnership With Illinois Office of Tourism
Online Video Series Now Available on New Orbitz Travel Guides App on Amazon Fire TV & Fire TV Stick CHICAGO, June 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chicago-based online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) has partnered with its home state Illinois Office of Tourism to launch “Orbitz Originals: Illinois,” a seven-part online video series hosted by award-winning travel expert Richard Bangs. The series is available for viewing on the all-new Orbitz Travel Guides app on Amazon Fire TV &... 
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06/26/15Orbitz Celebrates Equality With “SNAP for Equality” Video and Photo Contest
Company to Donate to the Human Rights Campaign and The Trevor Project for Each “SNAP for Equality” CHICAGO, June 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Orbitz.com team believes the journey really begins when all of its employees and customers are treated equally. In anticipation of the Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality, the company today announced that it launched “SNAP for Equality” – a photo and video contest that celebrates the global progress of LGBT rights. Through August 31, consu... 
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06/25/15Grateful Dead Concert Helps Put Chicago at the Top of the July 4th Destination List While Americans Save Big on Travel Across the Board, According to Orbitz.com
Orbitz Insider Index Highlights Top Destinations, Great American Getaways and Up to 50 Percent Off Hotels CHICAGO, June 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fourth of July week will be twice as busy for travel compared to any other week in the summer. According to the Orbitz Insider Index, Chicago is the unlikely number one destination for this year’s holiday – spurred by the Grateful Dead reunion show with cult-favorite band Phish. Additionally, airfare costs across the board are down by 4 percent, ... 
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06/24/15Orbitz.com Offers Complimentary TSA PreCheck(R) for Top Orbitz Rewards Customers
CHICAGO, June 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com announced today that it is the first online travel site to offer its top customers complimentary registration in the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) expedited airport screening system (TSA PreCheck), as it is inviting its top tier Orbitz Rewards members to enroll. TSA PreCheck, an expedited screening program that began in October 2011, enables low-risk travelers to enjoy a smart and efficient screening experience at 140 U.... 
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06/15/15Memphis, Austin and San Antonio Top List of Best Barbecue Destinations for Fourth of July Weekend, According to CheapTickets.com
Travelers Save 20 Percent Off Hotel Stays for Independence Day Weekend With CheapTickets.com Promotion Code SUMMERFUN CHICAGO, June 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- When it comes to the best barbecue, which cities really turn up the heat? CheapTickets.com booking and survey data reveals the top 10 cities for barbecue in the United States, with Memphis, Austin and newcomer San Antonio topping this year’s finger-licking list.1 Since half of Americans are willing to travel for food, CheapTickets.com... 
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05/28/15Orbitz.com Launches Smart Lock for Passwords With Google
Orbitz.com is the First Travel Company to Integrate the Secure Password Manager on Website and App CHICAGO, May 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com today announced that it is the first travel company to integrate Smart Lock for Passwords, a secure password manager from Google, into Orbitz.com and the Orbitz app for Android. Customers that sign in to Orbitz.com using Chrome or the Orbitz app for Android will now have the option to save their password with Smart Lock. Smart Lock will reme... 
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05/27/15Orbitz Worldwide Stockholders Approve Acquisition by Expedia
Transaction Remains Subject to Regulatory Approval CHICAGO, May 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) announced that at its annual stockholders meeting today in Chicago, stockholders approved the merger agreement providing for the acquisition of Orbitz Worldwide by Expedia, Inc. (Nasdaq:EXPE). Approximately 74 percent of the shares outstanding voted in favor of the transaction. More than 99 percent of the votes cast were in favor of the transaction. Expedia, Inc. and Orbi... 
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05/19/15Orbitz.com Spotlights Last-Minute Deals for Memorial Day; Up to 35 Percent Off in Select Destinations
Orbitz Promo Code 'TRAVELHAPPY' Saves Customers Additional 20 Percent Off Hotel Stays Over Memorial Day Weekend CHICAGO, May 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Last-minute travelers and procrastinators alike can still find deals for Memorial Day weekend. The latest Orbitz Insider Index spotlights the most popular destinations for the holiday weekend along with nearby alternatives that can save travelers up to 35 percent. Consumers can save even more by using promotion code TRAVELHAPPY, which gives tr... 
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05/07/15Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
Chicago, May 7, 2015 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 through an earnings release that is available at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at investors.orbitz.com. The earnings release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As a result of the February 12, 2015 announced transaction with Expedia, Inc., the company will not hold a conference cal... 
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04/30/15Orbitz Worldwide Pledges Up to $100,000 to Match Donations to Save the Children for Nepal Earthquake Relief
CHICAGO, April 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global online travel company Orbitz Worldwide announced that the company has pledged up to $100,000 to match contributions made by its customers and employees to Save the Children to aid in Nepal earthquake relief. Save the Children is an internationally-recognized humanitarian organization with a long history in Nepal dating back to 1976. The organization has an established presence in the impacted region and is currently delivering lifesaving relief ... 
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04/27/15Orbitz.com Mobile App Bookers Get Exclusive Discounts of Up to 15 Percent Off Rental Cars
Orbitz "Mobile Steals" Program Expands to Now Include Discounts on Thousands of Car Rentals Worldwide CHICAGO, April 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com today announced the expansion of its Mobile Steals program, which offers mobile-only hotel deals, to now include exclusive discounts of up to an additional 15 percent off car rentals. Orbitz Mobile Steals for car rentals can be booked in hundreds of destinations worldwide at both airport and non-airport locations and are available on the aw... 
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04/23/15Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Release First Quarter 2015 Earnings on May 7
(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Chicago, April 23, 2015 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will release the company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 before the market opens on Thursday, May 7, 2015. As a result of the announced transaction with Expedia, Inc., the company will not hold a conference call to discuss its first quarter results. About Orbitz Worldwide Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) is a global online travel company using technology to transfor... 
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04/23/15Europe, Road Trips and the Smartwatch Headline Summer Travel, According to Orbitz.com
Orbitz Insider Index Spotlights Savings: Flight and Gas Prices Are Down, Hotels Remain Flat CHICAGO, April 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than two-thirds of Americans (68 percent) are already planning to take at least one trip this summer, with many capitalizing on a budget-friendly trip to Europe or a great American road trip, according to the latest Orbitz.com Insider Index.1 More than half of travelers surveyed said they would head to Europe if the price is right and a strong U.S. dollar ... 
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04/21/15Orbitz App Now Customized for Apple Watch
Award-Winning App Adds New Level of Convenience to Staying on Top of Itinerary Information While Traveling CHICAGO, April 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com today announced that the Orbitz app has been customized for Apple Watch. The award-winning Orbitz iOS app takes advantage of the unique capabilities of Apple Watch to make accessing travel details and features – like flight itineraries, real-time travel alerts and the Orbitz Rewards loyalty program – faster and more convenient while on... 
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03/25/15Say Cheese! New CheapTickets.com Tool Maps Travel Selfies (a.k.a. "Trelfies") Around the World
Travelers Can Submit Their Best "Trelfies" for a Chance to Win a Vacation CHICAGO, March 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CheapTickets.com launches "Trelfies," a new feature that allows travelers to submit their most memorable travel selfies in a variety of categories. Whether relaxing on a tropical beach, trying a new adventure with the family or hitting up a hot nightclub, CheapTickets.com wants travelers to submit their best vacation trelfies, and for a limited time, have a chance to win a vacat... 
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03/25/15Expedia and Orbitz Receive Second Requests from DOJ under Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
BELLEVUE, Wash. and CHICAGO, March 25, 2015 – Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today that they have each received a request for additional information and documentary material (the “second request”) from the U.S. Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) in connection with the DOJ’s review of Expedia’s pending acquisition of Orbitz. Issuance of the second request is a standard phase of the regulatory process. Expedia and Orbitz intend to respond t... 
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03/17/15Demand is Up and Prices Are Down: Orbitz Declares 2015 the Year of European Travel
Europe-Exclusive Deal on Orbitz.com Gives Americans Even More Incentive to Travel Across the Pond CHICAGO, March 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com is seeing an uptick in demand for travel to Europe this spring and summer as the euro hits a 10-year record low and the British pound drops to its lowest level in five years. With airfare and hotel prices down 6 percent and 3 percent respectively, if travelers are still debating a summer vacation, all dollar signs point to Europe, made even mor... 
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03/03/15Orbitz Insider Index Identifies Destinations With Good Deals and Fewer Crowds for Spring Break Travel
Orbitz Spring Survey Reveals Travelers Want to Get Away From College Students and Crowds CHICAGO, March 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spring break travelers fall into two broad categories: crowd lovers and those who seek some peace and quiet. According to the latest Orbitz Insider Index survey, 64 percent of travelers purposefully avoid college student destinations and 75 percent of travelers say they would rather go somewhere less popular and avoid the crowds.1 Orbitz has identified the top dest... 
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02/12/15Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014 in an earnings release that is available at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The earnings release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As a result of the announced transaction, Orbitz Worldwide will no longer provide fiscal... 
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02/12/15Expedia to Acquire Orbitz Worldwide for $12 Per Share in Cash
BELLEVUE, Wash. and CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Expedia, Inc. (Nasdaq:EXPE) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW), including all of Orbitz Worldwide's brands, for $12.00 per share in cash, representing an enterprise value of approximately $1.6 billion, and a premium of approximately 29% over the volume weighted average share price for the five trading days up to and including February 11, 2015. The Bo... 
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02/11/15Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Earnings Call on February 13
(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Chicago, February 11, 2015 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will release the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014 after the market close on Thursday, February 12, 2015.  The company will host a conference call to discuss its results the following morning, Friday, February 13, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT).    A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relation... 
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02/09/15Skiplagged and Orbitz Worldwide Agree to Terms to Settle Lawsuit
NEW YORK and CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Internet travel site Skiplagged and Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) have agreed to terms that will settle litigation filed by Orbitz, under which Skiplagged will not redirect traffic to Orbitz.com and other Orbitz Worldwide websites. In addition, Skiplagged agreed not to use Orbitz Worldwide brands, logos, trademarks, images or other copyrighted materials on the Skiplagged website or mobile apps. Under the settlement agreement, neither party adm... 
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02/04/15Orbitz.com Ranks Top Destinations for Travelers Looking to Get Away for the Dual Valentine's Day and Presidents' Day Holiday Weekend
With Hotel Prices Up 16 Percent, Orbitz.com Promotion Codes Yield Big Savings Off Hotels to Put a Last-Minute Trip Within Reach CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This February, travelers are looking forward to a three-day weekend with two holiday observances: Presidents' Day and Valentine's Day. The Orbitz Insider Index survey shows that travelers are escaping the brutal winter storms and opting for warm weather getaways with 80 percent of the top destinations to warm climates over the ... 
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02/02/15Over Half of College Students Hitting the Road for Spring Break, According to CheapTickets.com Survey; Las Vegas, Cancun and Punta Cana Top List of Hot Destinations
CheapTickets.com Shows Students How to Score Travel Deals of Up to 55 Percent Off and Charts When Beaches Will Have the Biggest Crowds CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 55 percent of college students are planning to travel for Spring Break this year, with Las Vegas, Cancun and Punta Cana topping the list of the hottest destinations, according to the latest booking and survey data from CheapTickets.com.1 Spring Breakers are also flocking to Florida as the state's beaches occupy five of t... 
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01/30/15Orbitz Launches "Orbitz Originals: Northern Territory Australia" in Partnership With Tourism Northern Territory
Online Video Series Highlights the Many Unique Aspects of Australia's Outback CHICAGO, Jan. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) has partnered with Tourism Northern Territory to launch "Orbitz Originals: Northern Territory – The Red Centre," a six-part online video series hosted by award-winning travel expert Richard Bangs and available for viewing at Orbitz.com/Northern-Territory. Supported by hotel discounts of up to 20 percent and substantial... 
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01/28/15Orbitz Partner Network to Power Dynamic Travel Packages for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
Orbitz to Provide Private Label Packaging Service for Hotelier's Global Portfolio of Properties CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Partner Network, the private label division of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW), announced today that it has launched a multi-year partnership with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts to power dynamic travel package bookings on the company's vacation travel website, HyattTravel.com. Orbitz Partner Network has created a custom-built site hosted on its dynamic packag... 
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01/15/15Orbitz Worldwide Welcomes U.S. Treasury Department Amendments to Cuba Trade and Travel Regulations
CHICAGO, January 15, 2015 – Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) today welcomed the Department of the Treasury’s amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which will facilitate travel to Cuba for authorized purposes and enable travel service providers to sell authorized travel without the need for specific licenses from the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). “Orbitz Worldwide commends the Treasury Department for issuing new regulations that will... 
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01/13/15Orbitz Launches "Orbitz Originals: Bermuda - Proper Fun" in Partnership With the Bermuda Tourism Authority
Online Video Series Highlights the Island's Many Attractions for Fun-Seeking Travelers CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) has partnered with the Bermuda Tourism Authority to launch "Orbitz Originals: Bermuda – Proper Fun," a seven-part online video series that is co-hosted by award-winning travel experts Richard Bangs and Lisa Ellen Niver and is available for viewing at Orbitz.com/Bermuda. Supported by hotel discounts of up to 20... 
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01/02/15Uptick in Global Travel, a Comeback in Cabo and the Rise of the Boutique Hotel Expected to Move the Needle for Travel in 2015
Orbitz Insider Index Spotlights Toronto, China and New Orleans as Top Destinations in the New Year CHICAGO, Jan. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Americans looking for the hottest destinations in travel need look no further than the latest Orbitz Insider Index, which examines where Americans will be going, what they'll be doing and what trends will be changing the way they travel. The global Orbitz.com dream team of travel experts are spotlighting Toronto, China and New Orleans as the hottest destin... 
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12/17/14Orbitz Worldwide Applauds Cuba Announcement
CHICAGO, Dec. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) today applauded the announcement by the Obama administration that it will seek to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba and lift the long-standing economic embargo against the island nation, hopefully paving the way for open travel between the United States and Cuba for citizens of both countries. "We look forward to the day – hopefully soon – when all Americans have the opportunity to tra... 
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12/16/14Orbitz for Business Partners With Concur to Deliver Integrated Expense Management and Travel Booking Solution
Industry Travel Technology Leaders Partner to Help Companies Reduce Travel Costs CHICAGO, Dec. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW), today announced a partnership with Concur, a leading global provider of expense solutions to provide their mutual customers with a premier travel booking and expense management solution. When customers use Orbitz for Business to book travel arrangements on a desktop, tablet or mobile device, th... 
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12/16/14Orbitz Insider Index Examines What Made Travelers Tick in 2014
Orbitz Looks Back at Most-Booked Destinations, Busiest Travel Weeks and Most Popular Hotels for the Past Year CHICAGO, Dec. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Summer travel, Las Vegas and beach destinations dominated the minds of travelers in 2014. In its Look Back Orbitz Insider Index, Orbitz.com examined the dates, destinations and deeds that motivated travelers in 2014, providing a glimpse into their habits and preferences heading into the New Year. Busiest Travel Weeks in 2014: A long July Fo... 
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12/10/14Orbitz Worldwide Honored as One of Glassdoor's 50 Best Places to Work in 2015
CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2014 — For the third consecutive year, Orbitz Worldwide received a spot on Glassdoor’s seventh annual Employees’ Choice Award which honors the Best Places to Work for the upcoming year. Glassdoor, the leading social jobs and career community, relies solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via an anonymous survey. “At Orbitz we work with our employees to create a culture that fosters growth, creativit... 
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12/01/14Cyber Monday Alert: Orbitz and Visa Checkout Give Travelers $100 Off Hotel Stays Starting at 11:00 AM EST Today
Offer Good on Tens of Thousands of Hotels on Stays Through June 2015 With No Blackout Days Over the Holidays and Popular Long Weekends CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com today announced the company's biggest Cyber Monday travel deal ever. Starting Monday at 11 a.m. EST, Orbitz and Visa Checkout are picking up the tab on over $1 million of hotel savings by giving travelers $100 off the final price when booking a qualifying Orbitz hotel using Visa Checkout, an easy way to pay on... 
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11/19/14Orbitz Worldwide Gets Perfect Score in Human Rights Campaign's 2015 Corporate Equality Index
CHICAGO, Nov. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide received a perfect score of 100 percent for the eighth consecutive year and is recognized as one of the "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality," according to the Human Rights Campaign`s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is the premiere national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality. "Orbitz Worldwide is honored to receive a perfect Corporate Equality Index ... 
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11/12/14LAX and Chicago's O'Hare Maintain Top Spots as Busiest Airports This Thanksgiving Holiday in Orbitz Insider Index
Travelers Can Save Big Over the Holidays With Return of "Zap That Bag Fee" and $100 Off Qualifying Hotels for Booking a Roundtrip Flight on Orbitz Using Visa Checkout CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The holidays are a time-honored tradition, but before the carving of the turkey and the trimming of the tree, travelers must first face the crowds at the airports. The latest Orbitz Insider Index using flight bookings data from Orbitz.com ranks LAX, Chicago's O'Hare and JFK in New York Ci... 
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11/11/14Orbitz.com Goes Platinum, Wins Two Loyalty360 Platinum Awards for Orbitz Rewards Program
CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Orbitz Rewards loyalty program continues to win over travelers and industry experts alike. In just over a year, Orbitz Rewards has enrolled nearly 3 million members and been recognized by the 2014 American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) as the #1 travel rewards program among online travel companies. The program has also earned several awards including a 2014 Appy Award for the integration of Orbitz Rewards into the Orbitz mobile apps and an Illi... 
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11/06/14Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
  Chicago, November 6, 2014 -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014 through an earnings release that is available at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The earnings release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to discuss its f... 
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11/03/14Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the RBC Capital Markets Technology, Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference
(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Chicago, November 3, 2014 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced that it will participate in the RBC Capital Markets Technology, Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference in New York on Monday, November 10, 2014. Barney Harford, Chief Executive Officer of Orbitz Worldwide, will present at 1:30 p.m., Eastern Time. A live audiocast of the session will be available to the public through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at inves... 
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10/23/14Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Call on November 6
(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Chicago, October 23, 2014 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT) to discuss the company's financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The company will issue a press release reporting its results prior to the call. T... 
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10/16/14Orbitz.com Insider Index Says Two-Thirds of Americans Will Hit The Road At Least Once Between Thanksgiving and the New Year
October is the Best Bet for Booking Holiday Travel According to Orbitz.com Booking Data CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- You'd better watch out, you'd better not cry and you'd better hurry up and book your holiday travel plans, according to the Orbitz.com Holiday Travel Insider Index, with nearly two-thirds of Americans planning to travel over the six weeks from Thanksgiving to New Year's putting demand on prices and inventory. Orbitz.com consumer research and booking data found t... 
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10/13/14Orbitz.com Customers Name Favorite Hotels for 2014
Travelers Get $50 Off Vacation Packages to All "Best In Stay" Award-Winning Hotels CHICAGO, Oct. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com today announced the winners of the 2014 Best In Stay Awards, which honor nearly 400 top-rated hotels in 75 popular destinations based on reviews by Orbitz customers. There are up to five Best In Stay winners in each destination, and hotels with the highest customer rating in each destination are given special distinction as a Best In Stay Elite hotel. In addit... 
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09/24/14Orbitz.com Releases Shoulder Season Index That Finds Nearly 50 Percent Discounts to Fall Destinations
Index Tracks Uptick in Long Weekend Trips; Football Fans Prepare for More Costly Stays to Experience Game Day CHICAGO, Sept. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Thanks to cooler temperatures, lower costs and fewer crowds, more than a third (35 percent) of Americans are planning a fall getaway this year.1 The latest Insider Index from Orbitz.com highlights fall shoulder season destinations offering the deepest discounts during the fall months based on hotel bookings. Based on the Index, travelers visit... 
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09/17/14Orbitz Partner Network & RIU Hotels Partner to Power Dynamic Vacation Packages
Orbitz to Provide Private Label Service to Major International Chain's Resort Properties on Riu.com CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Partner Network, the private label division of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW), announced today that it has launched a multi-year partnership with RIU Hotels & Resorts to power dynamic vacation package bookings on the internationally known hotel brand's website, riu.com. The new private label site offers vacation packages to RIU's acclaimed prope... 
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09/02/14Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference
(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Chicago, September 2, 2014 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced that it will participate in the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Orbitz Worldwide will present at 8:10 a.m., Pacific Time. A live audiocast of the session will be available to the public through the company's Investor Relations website at investors.orbitz.com. A replay of the audiocast will be available on the Investor Relations website... 
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08/29/14American Airlines Back on Orbitz Sites
CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) announced today that it had reached an agreement with American Airlines to continue to offer American Airlines and US Airways flights on all of its sites. Consumers should see all available flights immediately. All tickets previously purchased on Orbitz Worldwide sites remain valid. "We are pleased that our long-standing relationship with American Airlines allowed us to quickly resolve business matters and that we continu... 
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08/26/14Orbitz Worldwide Statement Regarding American Airlines Action
CHICAGO, Aug. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Airlines has notified Orbitz Worldwide that as of today, its flights will not be available on Orbitz sites. Our sites offer hundreds of airlines which are eager to capture the revenue American is choosing to forego and we will continue to show our customers a broad range of flight options to thousands of destinations in the U.S. and worldwide. Orbitz for Business is not impacted. Forward-Looking Statements This release may contain f... 
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08/22/14Last-Minute Bookings for Labor Day on the Rise, as Travelers Seek to Savor the Final Days of Summer, According to Orbitz Insider Index
Index Highlights High and Low Points in Summer Travel Experiences CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As summer draws to a close, Americans are actively seeking ways to maximize those final days of vacation. Labor Day traditionally marks the last big trip for summer vacationers, with many booking last-minute travel plans, and 2014 is no different. According to the Labor Day Orbitz Insider Index, travelers are on average booking their Labor Day getaways roughly 5 to 7 days later than the ... 
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08/07/14Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
Chicago, August 7, 2014 -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 through an earnings release that is available at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The earnings release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to discuss its financial resul... 
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08/05/14Orbitz Rewards(R) Launches Next Phase of Loyalty Program With Orbitz Rewards Dining
Orbitz Rewards Named Best Loyalty Program by American Customer Satisfaction Index CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Food and travel go together like Orbitz and Rewards. Orbitz.com and Rewards Network today introduced Orbitz Rewards Dining – a new dining program that allows Orbitz Rewards members to earn 5 percent in Orbucks® – the currency of the Orbitz Rewards loyalty program – when dining at more than 11,000 restaurants across North America, or 7 percent in Orbucks when using the Orbi... 
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07/29/14Orbitz for Business Sees Strong Growth in Best-in-Class Mobile Booking Tool
Business Travelers Increasingly Reaching for Consumerized Technology as Trip Management Moves Mobile LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:OWW), today announced from the Global Business Travel Association's annual conference that usage of its mobile solution by corporate travelers has increased nearly 60 percent in the last 12 months. In 2011, Orbitz for Business became the first major corporate travel c... 
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07/28/14Orbitz for Business Rolling Out Consumerized Booking Capability Globally
Leading Corporate Travel Provider to Offer Full-Featured and Consumerized Approach in Over 100 Countries LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:OWW), today announced from the Global Business Travel Association's annual conference that it is expanding its consumerized online booking functionality to support travelers in over 100 countries, covering more than 18 languages and 35 currencies. The expanded offerin... 
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07/25/14Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Call on August 7
(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Chicago, July 25, 2014 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT) to discuss the company's financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The company will issue a press release reporting its results prior to the call. The record... 
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07/25/14The Orbitz App is on Fire
Orbitz app now customized for the new Amazon Fire phone, available in stores today Smartphone ownership now matching PC ownership for the first time, according to new Orbitz Mobile Bookers study CHICAGO, July 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com today released a customized app for Amazon's new Fire phone. The Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars app builds upon Fire phone's unique technology to give users an enhanced and more immersive smartphone experience in addition to all of the... 
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07/23/14Orbitz Worldwide Joins the Fight Against Human Trafficking
Partnership With ECPAT-USA Will Establish Corporate Policies and Procedures to Combat Global Exploitation of Children in the Travel and Tourism Industry CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) today announced its commitment to fight commercial sexual exploitation of children by partnering with ECPAT-USA in support of the Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct – otherwise known as "The Code." ECPAT is the leading global network of or... 
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07/23/14CheapTickets Launches CheapCash Loyalty Program That Gives Travelers Up to $75 in Rewards When Booking a Flight
New Hotel Pricing Comparison "Dares Consumers to Compare" by Showing the Hotel Prices of Other Travel Companies CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CheapTickets.com today rolled out a suite of new travel programs and tools that help value-conscious consumers score great travel deals and deliver on the brand's promise that "Cheap Is Good." The new CheapCashSM loyalty program, central to the new consumer offerings, is for deal-seeking travelers who are intent on saving money on every ... 
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07/22/14Orbitz Launches "Orbitz Originals: Jackson Hole Winter +" in Partnership With the Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Board
Online Video Series Showcases Top Ski Destination for Adventure-Seeking Winter Travelers CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) has partnered with the Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Board to launch "Orbitz Originals: Jackson Hole Winter +," a nine-part online video series that is hosted by award-winning travel expert Richard Bangs and is available for viewing at Orbitz.com/jacksonhole. Supported by hotel discounts of up to 20 percen... 
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07/17/14Orbitz Worldwide Announces Pricing of Secondary Common Stock Offering by Selling Stockholder
CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 34 million shares of its common stock by an affiliate of Travelport Limited (the "Selling Stockholder"). The underwriter has a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 5 million shares from the Selling Stockholder. Orbitz Worldwide will not receive any proceeds from the offering. The offering is scheduled to close on July 22, 2014, subject to customa... 
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07/16/14Orbitz Issues Preliminary Second Quarter 2014 Operating Results
CHICAGO, July 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) today announced preliminary results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Although the company's financial results for the second quarter 2014 have not been finalized, the following preliminary, unaudited information reflects the company's expectations with respect to financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2014 based on all currently available information. The company's independent auditor has n... 
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07/16/14Orbitz Worldwide Announces Secondary Common Stock Offering by Selling Stockholder
CHICAGO, July 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) today announced an underwritten public offering of 20 million shares of its common stock by an affiliate of Travelport Limited (the "Selling Stockholder"). The underwriter has a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 3 million shares from the Selling Stockholder. Orbitz Worldwide will not receive any proceeds from the offering. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC is serving as the lead book-running manager. Cr... 
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06/20/14Demand Remains High Although Travel Costs Up Over the Fourth of July Holiday Weekend
Orbitz.com Insider Index Provides Top Destinations, Patriotic Cities and Deals That Give Travelers 15 Percent Off Hotels With Promotion Code GOGOGO CHICAGO, June 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Many Americans are going beyond just the holiday to celebrate the Fourth of July and will be making the weekend a four-day escape this year. According to Orbitz.com booking data and a recent summer survey, Thursday, July 3 is the busiest travel day of summer and 60 percent of Americans are taking the day of... 
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06/17/14Memphis, Austin and Kansas City Top CheapTickets.com's List of Best Barbecue Cities for Fourth of July Weekend
CheapTickets Gives Travelers 20 Percent Off Hotel Stays for Independence Day Weekend With Promotion Code SEEYALATER CHICAGO, June 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Which cities smoke the rest when it comes to great barbecue? CheapTickets.com booking and survey data reveals the top 10 cities for barbecue in the United States, with Memphis, Austin and Kansas City topping the finger-licking list. According to a new survey released by CheapTickets.com, nearly 40 percent of Americans are willing to trave... 
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06/04/14Orbitz Launches "Orbitz Originals: Secrets of Puerto Rico" in Partnership With Puerto Rico Tourism Co.
Online Video Series Highlights the Island's Many Attractions for Adventurous Travelers CHICAGO, June 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) has partnered with Puerto Rico Tourism Co. to launch "Orbitz Originals: Secrets of Puerto Rico," a 10-part online video series that is hosted by award-winning travel expert Richard Bangs and is available for viewing at Orbitz.com/PuertoRico. Supported by hotel discounts of up to 20 percent off and substantial... 
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05/28/14Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference
(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Chicago, May 28, 2014 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced that it will participate in the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference in New York on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Barney Harford, Chief Executive Officer of Orbitz Worldwide, will present at 10:45 a.m., Eastern Time. A live audiocast of the session will be available to the public through the company's Investor Relations website at investors.orbitz.com. A replay of th... 
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05/22/14Orbitz Worldwide Announces Pricing of Secondary Common Stock Offering by Selling Stockholder
CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) today announced the pricing of a previously announced underwritten public offering of 7.5 million shares of its common stock held by an affiliate of Travelport Limited (the "Selling Stockholder"), at a price to the public of $6.60 per share. The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1.125 million shares from the Selling Stockholder. Orbitz Worldwide will not receive any proceeds from the offer... 
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05/22/14Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars App Wins APPY Award for Best Travel App
CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com announces that the Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars app for iOS and Android got top nod as Best Travel App at the 2014 APPY Awards. The distinguished APPY Awards, held last night at the Crowne Plaza in Times Square and now in the fourth year, honor applications on all platforms and are dedicated to acknowledging creativity and excellence in app design. Winners of the APPYs are selected by a group of technology experts across industries who tak... 
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05/19/14Orbitz Worldwide Announces Secondary Common Stock Offering by Selling Stockholder
CHICAGO, May 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) today announced an underwritten public offering of 7.5 million shares of its common stock by an affiliate of Travelport Limited (the "Selling Stockholder"). The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1.125 million shares from the Selling Stockholder. Orbitz Worldwide will not receive any proceeds from the offering. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC are serv... 
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05/16/14Orbitz.com Serves up Travel Alternatives Yielding up to 35 Percent Savings to Top 10 Destinations This Memorial Day Weekend
As gas prices remain flat, Orbitz.com also recommends top driving destinations and average hotel rates by region for the holiday weekend Orbitz promo code 'GETHAPPY' saves customers 15 percent off hotel stays over Memorial Day weekend CHICAGO, May 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gas prices remain steady, temperatures are finally on the rise after a rough winter and Americans are ready to hit the road for Memorial Day weekend. Orbitz.com predicts a healthy summer travel season this year... 
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05/05/14HotelClub Appoints Dandan Cheng as Vice President & Managing Director, HotelClub China
SYDNEY, May 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HotelClub, the online hotel booking community owned by leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:OWW), today announced the appointment of Dandan Cheng as VP & Managing Director, HotelClub China. In this newly created role she will lead HotelClub’s Chinese brand “HotelClub - 好客邦” (“Hàokèbāng”) in China’s rapidly growing travel sector. Based in Shanghai, China, Cheng will report to Nicolas Chu, President of HotelClub. "Dandan's leadershi... 
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05/05/14Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
  Chicago, May 5, 2014 -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 through an earnings release that is available at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The earnings release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to discuss its fina... 
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05/05/14Nearly 90 Percent of Americans Bid Farewell to Arctic Winter and Plan to Travel This Summer, According to Orbitz.com Survey
Orbitz Insider Index Highlights Top Summer Destinations With Reward Points Being Key to Savings CHICAGO, May 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An overwhelming 88 percent of Americans plan to take a summer vacation this year, up 11 percent year-over-year, with more than half of travelers using reward points to book hotel and airfare, according to new survey data released by Orbitz.com.1 The overhang from the brutal winter will see travelers seeking solace in warm temperatures regardless of increased t... 
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04/28/14Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host First Quarter 2014 Earnings Call on May 5
(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Chicago, April 28, 2014 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT) to discuss the company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The company will issue a press release reporting its results prior to the call. The recorded w... 
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04/23/14Orbitz.com Rated #1 Online Travel Provider in ACSI Customer Satisfaction Survey
CHICAGO, April 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com today announced that it ranked the highest in customer satisfaction among all online travel websites in the 2014 American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) Travel Report. The ACSI is a national economic indicator of customer evaluations of the quality of products and services available to consumers in the United States. In the 2014 report, Orbitz.com scored a 77 on a scale of 100 – up 1 point from 2013 – outpacing competitors Expedia, Pric... 
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04/22/14Orbitz.com Launches the Orbitz Rewards Visa(R) Card
TRAVELERS: Take the Orbitz Rewards Challenge using the Orbitz Rewards Calculator, 2 minutes could save you $423* CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The best travel rewards program just got better. Orbitz.com and Alliance Data Retail Services today introduced the Orbitz Rewards Visa Card, offering travel lovers big rewards when booking flights, hotels and vacation packages and making everyday purchases like gas and groceries. Every time travelers swipe the new Orbitz Rewards Visa Card, ... 
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04/16/14Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Refinances Term Loans and Upsizes Revolving Credit Facility
CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) today announced that it has successfully completed the refinancing of its $440 million outstanding senior secured term loans with a new $450 million term loan maturing April 2021. Proceeds of the refinancing were used to repay the $93 million Tranche B term loan maturing September 2017 and the $348 million Tranche C term loan maturing March 2019. The $450 million term loan accrues interest at LIBOR, subject to a floor ... 
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04/14/14Orbitz Worldwide Board Elects Scott Forbes as Chairman
Jeff Clarke Resigns From Board; Gavin Baiera Elected to Board as Replacement CHICAGO, April 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) announced today that its board of directors has appointed Scott Forbes as non-executive chairman, effective immediately. He replaces Jeff Clarke, who has resigned from the board after seven years as chairman following his recent appointment as chief executive officer of Eastman Kodak Company. Orbitz Worldwide also announced that its board of direct... 
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04/12/14Orbitz Worldwide Addresses Heartbleed OpenSSL Vulnerability
The Heartbleed vulnerability became public on April 7, at which time the Orbitz Information Security team immediately evaluated our infrastructure to determine if we were ever susceptible. Our review confirmed that we use versions of OpenSSL that are not affected by the Heartbleed vulnerability, because most of our external SSL is served by a third party that informed us the products we use are not affected. Orbitz will continue to monitor the situation, and any products found to be susceptible ... 
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04/02/14Orbitz Worldwide Announces Recruiting Effort to Fill More Than 40 New Technology Positions
CHICAGO, April 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) employees rank it among the top 10 companies in the U.S. according to Glassdoor's fifth annual Employees' Choice Awards list, and more than 40 new technology positions are being created that will give technologists a chance to join one of the world's leading online travel companies. The Chicago-based company has kicked off a recruiting drive to fill jobs that will support key strategic initiatives such as loyalty programs, mo... 
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03/26/14Orbitz for Business Rolls Out Major Update to Best-in-Class Mobile Booking Tool
Increased Speed, Touch-Optimized Interface Highlight the Update as Demand for Mobile in Corporate Travel Rises CHICAGO, March 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:OWW), today launched a major update to its industry-leading mobile travel tool, revamping the design to increase ease-of-use while boosting overall speed and touch responsiveness. Since becoming the first major corporate travel company to launch an end-to-end mobil... 
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03/04/14Orbitz Launches "Orbitz Originals: Northern Ireland" in Partnership With Tourism Ireland
Online Video Series Highlights Ireland's Adventure and Culture for Curious Travelers CHICAGO, March 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) has partnered with Tourism Ireland to launch "Orbitz Originals: Northern Ireland," a 15-part online video series that is hosted by award-winning travel expert Richard Bangs and is available for viewing at Orbitz.com/NorthernIreland. This is the second time Orbitz and Tourism Ireland have partnered in such a vent... 
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03/04/14Orbitz Survey Shows That Families Are Looking for Ways to Connect With Quality Time Activities This Spring Break
Top Spring Break Activities Rated by Travelers Indicate 'Experiential' Activities Most Coveted CHICAGO, March 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With parents feeling the tug to stay connected to the office and kids sporting permanent ear buds and glued to music, movies or games, Orbitz is encouraging families to be proactive this Spring Break and book experiential activities that the whole family can do together to supplement the traditional time spent lounging by the pool or shopping in the city. A... 
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03/03/14Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Chicago, March 3, 2014 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced that it will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in San Francisco on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Barney Harford, Chief Executive Officer of Orbitz Worldwide, will present at 8:45 A.M., Pacific Time. A live audiocast of the session will be available to the public through the company's Investor Relations website at investors.orbitz.com. A replay of the ... 
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02/28/14Orbitz Worldwide Acquires Travelocity Partner Network Assets
CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) announced today that it has acquired certain assets and contracts of the Travelocity Partner Network which provides private label travel technology solutions for bank loyalty programs and online commerce sites. The operations of the Travelocity Partner Network will be integrated into the Orbitz Partner Network. "The acquisition of Travelocity Partner Network assets will accelerate our growth in the private label space and... 
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02/25/14Two-Thirds of College Students Not Relying on Parents to Pay for Spring Break, According to New CheapTickets.com Survey
Myrtle Beach "Best Value Destination" for College Spring Breakers on Tight Budgets CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to a new survey released by CheapTickets.com, over two-thirds of college students are not relying on parents to pay for their Spring Break this year, but instead working more and shopping less to afford the mid-semester getaway with friends.1 With the majority of college students paying for their own fun in the sun, Spring Break budgets are modest with nearly 6... 
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02/13/14Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
  Chicago, February 13, 2014 -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013 through an earnings release that is available now at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The earnings release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference c... 
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02/11/14Las Vegas Reigns Supreme This Valentine's Day as America's Sexiest City and the Number One Hot Spot for the Long Weekend, According to Orbitz Insider Index
Polar Vortex Driving Majority of Travelers to Warm Weather Destinations CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Last minute Valentine's Day shoppers can score the most points by presenting plans for a travel getaway later this spring rather than reach for the standard bag of tricks like candy, flowers, lingerie or even worse, a gift card, according to the Orbitz Insider Index. While a couple's getaway ranks as the number one gift this Valentine's Day – nearly 70 percent of respondents have n... 
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02/10/14Orbitz Worldwide Signs Global Distribution Agreements
CHICAGO, Feb. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) announced today that it has entered into new multi-year global distribution agreements with Amadeus, Sabre and Travelport for the provision of technology and travel management solutions. At the time of its initial public offering in 2007, Orbitz Worldwide entered into a subscriber services agreement with Travelport that included certain exclusivity provisions for its global distribution services. From Jan. 1, 2015, Orbitz... 
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02/05/14Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings Call on February 13
Chicago, February 5, 2014 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT) to discuss the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The company will issue a press release reporting its results prior to the call. The recorded webcast will be arc... 
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02/03/14Orbitz Worldwide Promotes Chris Orton to Role of Chief Operating Officer
CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW), one of the world's leading online travel companies, announced today the promotion of Chris Orton to the role of Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Chris joined Orbitz Worldwide in 2010 as Chief Marketing Officer, and in 2011 was named President of Orbitz.com and CheapTickets, the Company's online travel agency brands in the United States. As Chief Operating Officer Chris will have responsibility for all o... 
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01/28/14Orbitz.com Launches Orbitz Labs to Let Consumers Test Fun Tools to Improve Shopping for Travel
Big Game Hotel and Flight Finder Helps Travelers Get to Sunday's Game Just One of Many New Features CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com has launched Orbitz Labs, a new site that tests experimental travel tools and features to improve the online shopping experience and lets consumers give ideas and feedback directly to the engineers and technology experts developing new products and services for the popular online travel site. Orbitz Labs launches with eight consumer-friend... 
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01/06/14Winter Resorts, New York and Brazil Are Orbitz Travel Hotspots in 2014
The Comeback of Luxury Travel and a Number of Big Sporting Events Will Inspire Travelers in the Year Ahead CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 2014 travel hotspots will reflect interest in major sporting events that will drive visitors to winter resorts inspired by the Winter Olympics as well as destinations like New York and Brazil, hosting the Super Bowl and World Cup, respectively. Additionally, the bright outlook for the economy will spur more luxury-style vacations, according to ... 
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12/20/13Orbitz Launches "Orbitz Originals: Authentic Florida" in Partnership with Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Online video series highlights Florida gulf coast's hidden gem CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2013 - Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) has partnered with the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau to launch "Orbitz Originals: Authentic Florida," a ten-part online video series that is hosted by award-winning travel expert Richard Bangs and is available for viewing at Orbitz.com/Bradenton. Supported by discounts of up to 20 percent off hotel rooms, this seventh installment of t... 
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12/18/13Orbitz Worldwide Announces Resignation of Tamer Tamar
CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2013 -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) announced today that on December 12, 2013, Tamer Tamar, senior vice president, international and president, ebookers, submitted his resignation  from the company, effective March 12, 2014 to accept a senior executive position outside the travel industry. Following Tamer's departure, Guillaume Cussac, group vice president and managing director, ebookers, will take on leadership of the broader ebookers team. About Orbitz Worldwide Orbitz World... 
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12/11/13Orbitz Makes Top 10 on Glassdoor's 50 Best Places to Work List for 2014
Orbitz Employee Reviews Rank Company as Top Travel Industry Place to Work in the U.S. and #1 Chicago-based Company for Employee Engagement and Satisfaction CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2013 - Orbitz Worldwide ranks among the top 10 companies in the U.S. and is the top-rated Chicago-based company on Glassdoor's fifth annual Employees' Choice Awards list, which recognizes the 50 Best Places to Work for job seekers in the upcoming year. Glassdoor’s position as a leading social media jobs and career community ... 
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12/09/13Orbitz Receives Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign's 2014 Corporate Equality Index
CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2013 -- Orbitz Worldwide received a perfect score of 100 percent for the seventh consecutive year and is recognized as one of the "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality," according to the Human Rights Campaign`s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is the premiere national benchmark for LGBT workplace inclusion and provides an in-depth analysis and rating of large U.S. employers and their policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employ... 
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11/20/13Orbitz Worldwide to Participate in the PhoCusWright Conference
CHICAGO, Nov. 20, 2013 - Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) Chief Executive Officer Barney Harford today was confirmed to participate in an Executive Interview at the PhoCusWright Conference this afternoon, November 20, beginning at 3:15pm Eastern Standard Time. To access the presentation, register for a complimentary online ticket to the conference by visiting http://phocuswrightconference.com/streaming. Presentations can be viewed real-time or accessed on-demand through March 2014. About Orbitz Wo... 
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11/19/13Orbitz Rewards Loyalty Program Books Its One Millionth Member
 Orbitz celebrates by giving travelers "Bags of Swag" with over 100 travel prizes valued at nearly $200,000 CHICAGO, November 19, 2013 - Orbitz.com today announced that one million members have joined Orbitz Rewards -the travel site's simple, fast, flexible and unique loyalty program officially launched in October that rewards travelers instantly for a variety of bookings and bonus promotions that quickly add up to meaningful hotel discounts. Orbitz Rewards is free and easy to join with ... 
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11/15/13helloworld and Orbitz Worldwide announce strategic alliance
  Further to the announcement on 22 July 2013, Jetset Travelworld Limited (ASX: JET) and Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) are pleased to announce the signing of a ten-year Strategic Alliance Agreement, which provides the Jetset Travelworld Group (JTG) with access to Orbitz Worldwide's proven global technology platform to power its new online offering, helloworld.com.au. LEADING ONLINE OFFERING Rob Gurney, JTG CEO, says that the long term strategic alliance between JTG and Orbitz Worldwide wi... 
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11/14/13Orbitz Customers Name Favorite Hotels for 2013
Travelers Get $50 Off Vacation Packages to All "Best In Stay" Award-Winning Hotels CHICAGO, IL, November 14, 2013 - Orbitz today announced the winners of the 2013 Best In Stay Awards, which recognize top-rated hotels in 75 markets based on reviews by Orbitz customers. Orbitz Best In Stay Award winners are selected based on the overall numeric score of nearly 300,000 verified hotel reviews submitted by Orbitz customers that have booked and stayed at hotels over the past year. Customers are as... 
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11/12/13Orbitz for Business Releases Third Quarter Business Travel Index
CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2013 -- Business travelers offset a 5 percent increase in domestic airfares in the third quarter of 2013 by booking tickets 14 days or more in advance nearly half the time, coupled with staying at hotels averaging $141 or less per night two-thirds of the time, according to an Orbitz for Business analysis of business travel trends. Booking airfare with at least 14 days notice gives travelers a wider range of available schedule options, while employers benefit from fares that cos... 
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11/11/13Expect the Biggest Crowds at LAX and Chicago's O'Hare International This Thanksgiving
Orbitz Insider Index ranks most and least busy airports for Thanksgiving travel CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2013 - Travelers to the Midwest and West Coast will see the largest crowds of any U.S. airports this Thanksgiving, according to new data from Orbitz (www.orbitz.com). Los Angeles International (LAX) and Chicago O`Hare International (ORD) airports took top billings as the busiest destinations, based on the Orbitz Insider Index, which analyzed booking data from the top 50 U.S. airports over the Thank... 
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11/07/13Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the RBC Capital Markets' Technology, Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference
     Chicago, November 7, 2013 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced that it will participate in the RBC Capital Markets' Technology, Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference in New York on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. Barney Harford, Chief Executive Officer of Orbitz Worldwide, will present at 2:30 p.m., Eastern Time. A live audiocast of the session will be available to the public through the company's Investor Relations website at investors.orbitz... 
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11/05/13Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Press Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
Chicago, November 5, 2013 -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013 through a press release that is available now at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The press release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to discuss its financial results at 1... 
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10/28/13Orbitz Insider Index Navigates 2013 Holiday Travel Landscape from Thanksgiving to New Year's
New survey finds nearly three quarters of Americans plan to travel this holiday season, ranking visiting family a priority over gifts CHICAGO, October 28, 2013 - With airline capacity growth constrained and airfare and lodging prices higher than 2012, 86 percent of travelers planning a trip between Thanksgiving and New Year`s have already booked at least part of their travel, according to the Orbitz Holiday Travel Insider Index. The Index identifies the most popular destinations as well as ave... 
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10/22/13Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Call on November 5
   Chicago, October 22, 2013 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT) to discuss the company's financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013.A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com.The company will issue a press release reporting its results prior to the call.The recorded webcast will be archiv... 
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10/21/13Orbitz Launches Travel Loyalty Program that Allows Customers to Earn Rewards Immediately and Redeem Instantly
New Orbitz Rewards program offers consumer-rich benefits for members and bonuses for booking via Orbitz.com mobile apps "Zap That Bag Fee" launch promotion turns Orbitz Rewards members` checked-bag fees into a $25 travel reward, just in time for Thanksgiving travel CHICAGO, October 21, 2013 - Orbitz.com today launched Orbitz Rewards - a simple, fast, flexible and unique loyalty program that rewards travelers instantly for a variety of bookings and bonus promotions that quickly add up to meaning... 
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10/15/13Orbitz Partner Network Powers Hotel Bookings for EVA Air
Partnership spans 10 international websites in multiple languages CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2013 - Orbitz Partner Network, the private label division of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), now powers hotel booking functionality for EVA Air, last year named one of the world's best airlines by Travel + Leisure magazine, in a partnership that encompasses 10 international websites in a variety of languages. Orbitz has a deep history of working with airline partners to integrate hotel promotion and sales in a hig... 
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10/15/13Orbitz Launches "Orbitz Originals: The Different Cancun" in Partnership with The Mexico Tourism Board and the Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau
Online video series highlights Mexico's most dynamic city in conjunction with discounts of up to 55 percent off Cancun hotels CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2013 - Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) has partnered with the Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau and The Mexico Tourism Board to launch "Orbitz Originals: The Different Cancun," a nine-part online video series that is hosted by award-winning travel expert Richard Bangs and is available for viewing at Orbitz.com/Cancun. &n... 
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10/01/13Orbitz Shoulder Season Index Shows Big Savings for Travelers in Beach and Mountain Destinations this Fall
Travelers find fun and savings of nearly 60% off hotels during fall`s shoulder season CHICAGO, October 1, 2013 - Before the holiday travel season gets into full swing, travelers searching for deals on last minute fall getaways should set their sights on beach and mountain locations, according to the 2013 Orbitz Fall Shoulder Season Index. Based on the Index, travelers visiting these destinations during the off-peak "shoulder season" can save nearly 60 percent off average daily hotel rates in com... 
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09/12/13Orbitz and VISIT FLORIDA Launch New Fall Campaign
Broad marketing partnership encourages travelers to book a longer Florida vacation this fall CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2013 - Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) and VISIT FLORIDA, the state's official tourism marketing corporation, today launched an extensive marketing campaign that runs through November 30 and is supported by digital and broadcast media encouraging consumers to book travel and activities at Orbitz.com/Florida.  The campaign will run on Orbitz.com along with se... 
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08/21/13Orbitz.com Rolls Out Major Update to Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars App for Android
Revamped Orbitz App Makes it Faster and Easier for Android Users to Book Travel On-The-Go CHICAGO, August 21, 2013 - Affirming its commitment to industry-leading mobile travel planning tools for consumers, Orbitz.com today announced the re-launch of the Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars app for Android, adding major speed improvements and single-screen booking for flights, hotel rooms and car rentals for the massive number of travelers now carrying Android-powered smartphones. Download the new Orb... 
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08/13/13Orbitz Worldwide Announces Sale of Portion of PAR Capital Management's Orbitz Worldwide Holdings
CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2013 - Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) today announced that PAR Capital Management has sold 8.1 million of its 24.6 million shares of Orbitz Worldwide stock.  PAR has been an equity investor in Orbitz since 2007 and subsequently acquired additional shares in November 2009 in a debt for equity exchange.  After this sale, PAR will remain one of the largest investors in Orbitz Worldwide, and Orbitz Worldwide will remain one of the largest positions in PAR's investment portfolio. &qu... 
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08/08/13Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Press Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
Chicago, August 8, 2013 -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013 through a press release that is available now at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The press release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to discuss its financial results at 10:00 a... 
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08/05/13Orbitz for Business Releases Second Quarter Business Travel Index
CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2013 - During the second quarter of 2013, half of all air tickets were booked at least 14 days in advance and 98 percent of hotel rooms were booked for less than $168 per night, according to an Orbitz for Business analysis of business travel trends. Booking airfare with at least 14 days notice gives travelers a wider range of available schedule options, while employers benefit from fares that are up to 36 percent less on average than tickets booked with three days advance notic... 
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08/01/13Orbitz and European Travel Commission Launch Exclusive Marketing Partnership
"MyPassport2Europe" campaign offers participants the chance to win a dream vacation to Europe CHICAGO, August 1, 2013 - Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) has partnered with the European Travel Commission (ETC) to promote North American travel to Europe through the launch of a social media campaign, "MyPassport2Europe," and an advertising match agreement open to all 33 ETC member countries. "MyPassport2Europe" launches today and runs through... 
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07/25/13Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Call on August 8
Chicago, July 25, 2013 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call on Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT) to discuss the company's financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013. A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The company will issue a press release reporting its results prior to the call. The recorded webcast will be archived on the Orbit... 
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07/23/13Orbitz Insider Index Puts One Last Summer Trip within Reach with Many Destinations Showing Hotel Rates under $150 Per Night
(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Plus Destination Picks for City, Beach and Mountain Travelers and How to Score the Best Late Summer Deals CHICAGO, July 23, 2013 - The Orbitz Late-Summer Travel Index has identified August travel deals hotter than the summer sun, with dozens of popular beach, mountain, urban and resort destinations showing hotel rates averaging less than $150 per night. Nearly a quarter of Americans surveyed by Orbitz prefer to vacation in August, 1 and there are plenty ... 
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07/11/13Orbitz and Qatar Airways Launch Online Video Series, "Orbitz Originals: The Great Qatar Airways Adventure"
Latest installment of the popular online series highlights the best of Doha CHICAGO, July 11, 2013 - Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) and Qatar Airways, named "World's Best Business Class" by Skytrax, today launched a five-part online video series, "Orbitz Originals: The Great Qatar Airways Adventure," hosted by award-winning travel expert Richard Bangs and available for viewing at Orbitz.com/Qatar. Building on the success of previous "Orbitz Originals" installments th... 
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06/24/13Nearly 70 Percent of Americans Plan to Make a Long Weekend out of the July 4th Holiday, According to Orbitz Survey
Orbitz Fourth of July Promotion Gives Travelers an Additional 15% Off Hotels over the Holiday Weekend  CHICAGO, June 24, 2013 - Americans are taking advantage of the Fourth of July falling on a Thursday this year with 66 percent of travelers planning to take the following Friday off to make a long weekend out of the holiday.1 Airports will also be busier with an 11 percent increase in air travelers over the previous year, according to new data released in the Orbitz July 4th Insider Index.... 
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06/12/13Orbitz Worldwide Appoints Scott Forbes to Board of Directors
CHICAGO, June 12, 2013 - Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) today announced the appointment of Scott Forbes to its board of directors, effective June 12, 2013.  Scott joins the Orbitz board following the resignation of Jill Greenthal.  Scott currently serves as chairman of Rightmove plc (RMV:LSE), the UK's leading online classified property portal.  He previously served in a variety of positions at Cendant Corporation including chief executive for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. "Scott bri... 
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06/10/13Orbitz Again Named #1 Travel Company to Work For, According to Glassdoor's 2013 Travel Industry Report Card
CHICAGO, June 10, 2013 - Orbitz Worldwide tops the list as America's favorite travel company to work for - for the second consecutive year, according to Glassdoor's 2013 Travel Industry Report Card. Glassdoor is the leading social jobs and career community that offers an inside look at jobs and companies with more than 4 million pieces of employee-generated content, including company reviews, salary reports, interview questions and reviews, office photos, and more. Orbitz ranked number one amon... 
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05/29/13Orbitz for Business Travelers Rely on Cost Savings, Convenience of Rail Travel
Company extends partnership with SilverRail Technologies to continue delivering online rail search and booking capabilities to business travelers CHICAGO, May 29, 2013 - Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), and SilverRail Technologies, developers of the first global rail distribution platform, have extended their partnership to continue delivering online rail search and booking capabilities to business travelers. The multiyear agreement builds upon a ... 
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05/28/13Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Completes Senior Secured Term Loan Repricing
    CHICAGO, May 28, 2013 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced it has successfully completed the repricing of its $450 million senior secured term loan facilities. The amendment reduces annual interest rates by 2.50% on the Tranche B term loans and 2.00% on the Tranche C term loans (or, to the extent that the LIBOR floor is applicable, 2.75% on the Tranche B term loans and 2.25% on the Tranche C term loans) and reduces the LIBOR floor from 1.25% to 1.00%... 
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05/28/13Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference
    CHICAGO, May 28, 2013 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced that it will participate in the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference in New York, New York on Monday, June 3, 2013. Barney Harford, Chief Executive Officer of Orbitz Worldwide, will present at 3:30 p.m., Eastern Time. A live audiocast of the session will be available to the public through the company's Investor Relations website at investors.orbitz.com. A... 
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05/20/13Orbitz Highlights Top Memorial Day Destinations and Budget-Friendly Alternatives That Serve up Savings of Over 35 Percent
CHICAGO, May 20, 2013-Summer may not officially start until June 21 but Memorial Day weekend serves as the kick-off to the busy summer travel season. The Orbitz Insider Index ranks the top destinations for travelers this Memorial Day and highlights how to have your cake and eat it too by opting for hotels just outside the city center priced at a discount. "Budget conscious travelers should look outside the city's epicenter and consider lesser known but convenient neighborhoods for great hotel d... 
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05/09/13Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Press Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
Chicago, May 9, 2013 -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013 through a press release that is available now at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The press release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to discuss its financial results at ... 
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05/06/13CheapTickets.com Helps Travelers Sleep Cheap with New Cheap of the Week
Weekly promotion launches with extra 20% off hotels, including stays over Memorial Day weekend CHICAGO, May 6, 2013 - CheapTickets.com, the online travel agency that knows "Cheap is Good," delivers Cheap of the Week, a weekly sale that gives travelers not-to-miss deals on hotels, packages or other special offers every single week. The inaugural Cheap of the Week kicks off with a nationwide hotel promotion and then each week, a hot, new destination and cheaptastic deal will be featured. THIS WE... 
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05/01/13Orbitz for Business Releases First Quarter Business Travel Index
CHICAGO, May 1, 2013 - More than half of all business travelers saved their company money by booking air travel at least 14 days in advance and 98 percent of all hotel rooms booked cost less than $165 per night, according to an Orbitz for Business analysis of business travel trends from the first quarter of 2013. As employers work to enforce compliance with corporate travel policies that manage airfare expenses, 53 percent of all Orbitz for Business travelers booked airfare with at least 14 day... 
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05/01/1377 Percent of Americans Plan to Take a Summer Vacation According to Orbitz Survey
Orbitz Paints Summer Travel Outlook and Reports Airfares Down to Majority of Top Destinations CHICAGO, May 1, 2013 - More than three-quarters of Americans plan to take a summer vacation this year, with nearly half of all travelers planning a beach trip filled with salt, sand, sun and seafood as the preferred destination according to new survey data released by Orbitz (www.orbitz.com).1 When asked who they would be taking that vacation with, nearly half (45 percent) responded with the whole fam... 
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04/29/13Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host First Quarter 2013 Earnings Call on May 9
Chicago, April 29, 2013 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT) to discuss the company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The company will issue a press release reporting its results prior to the call. The recorded webcast will be archived on the Or... 
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04/01/13American Airlines and Orbitz Worldwide Reach Settlement Agreement
FORT WORTH, Texas & CHICAGO, April 1, 2013 - American Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of AMR Corporation, and Orbitz Worldwide, LLC, a leading online travel company, announce that they have reached an agreement to resolve all litigation between them.  The settlement requires review and approval by the court presiding over AMR Corporation's restructuring.  At this time, neither company will have further comment. For more information on the companies, please visit http://www.aa.... 
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03/26/13Orbitz Worldwide Refinances Term Loan
Orbitz Worldwide Secures New $450 Million Senior Secured Term Loans and $65 Million Revolving Credit Facility CHICAGO, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced it has secured new $450 million senior secured term loans consisting of a $150 million Tranche B term loan maturing in September 2017 and a $300 million Tranche C term loan maturing in March 2019. A portion of the net proceeds from the term loans, together with cash from the co... 
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03/20/13Orbitz Takes Home Gold at 2013 ARF David Ogilvy Awards
'Take Vacation Back' campaign wins top award in the Retail & E-Tail category CHICAGO, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz won the Gold Award in the Retail & E-Tail category at the 2013 Advertising Research Foundation's (ARF) David Ogilvy Awards for the "Take Vacation Back" brand campaign that launched last May. The annual awards cover 12 categories and recognize the extraordinary use of research in the advertising development processes by brands, research firms and advertising agenc... 
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03/13/13Robust Environment for Business Travel is Consistent with Overall Market Strength, According to Survey Fielded by Newsweek & The Daily Beast and Orbitz for Business
CHICAGO, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Business travel serves as an important barometer for overall economic outlook and sentiment, and consistent with Wall Street's strong first quarter, employers started out the year bullish with 74 percent of business travelers expecting the same amount or more business travel in 2013, compared to last year,according to a survey of business travelers conducted by the Newsweek & The Daily Beast research department in partnership with Orbitz... 
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03/12/13Orbitz Partner Network Launches Partnership with Finnair to Power Dynamic Package Bookings
CHICAGO, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Partner Network, a leading provider of private label travel technology, has launched a new partnership with the Finnish airline Finnair to power dynamic package search and booking capabilities on the company's U.S. website. Finnair was named winner of the "Best Airline in Northern Europe" award at the 2012 World Airline Awards, and this new agreement enables travelers to leverage Orbitz Worldwide proprietary technology for booking vacation package... 
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03/12/13Latest "Orbitz Originals" Online Video Series Highlights Vermont Destinations
CHICAGO, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) and the Vermont Department of Tourism today launched a five-part online video series, "Orbitz Originals: Winter in Vermont," hosted by award-winning travel expert Richard Bangs and available exclusively at Orbitz.com/Vermont. Building on the success of previous "Orbitz Originals" installments that highlighted destinations as diverse as Ireland, New York and the Cayman Islands, this new... 
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03/05/13Travelers Flee the Cold and Cash-In On Lower Flight Prices This Spring Break, According to Orbitz Insider Index
Orbitz Experts Identify Family Friendly Spring Break Spots that Avoid College Revelers CHICAGO, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring Break travelers should move quickly to finalize plans and take advantage of lower airfares in many major markets, coupled with finding the remaining deals for hotels, where prices are up over 2012 because of a shortened spring break travel season related to an early Easter holiday, according to the travel experts at Orbitz. With Easter falling in March this ye... 
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02/25/13Orbitz Releases the First Native App for iPad® that Allows Consumers to Book Flights, Hotels, and Rental Cars
New iPad app expands the Orbitz suite of industry-leading mobile offerings that provide the #1 way to book travel on a mobile device CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz today launched the Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars app for iPad, an extension of its top-rated mobile apps. The Orbitz app for iPad is the only fully native, in-app experience that allows consumers to search and book all three major components of a trip. Designed specifically for the iPad, the new app brings the same sp... 
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02/22/13Orbitz Worldwide Names Mike Randolfi As CFO
CHICAGO, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced the appointment of Mike Randolfi as the company's CFO, effective March 11.  Mike joins Orbitz Worldwide from Delta Air Lines, where he currently serves as senior vice president and controller. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Mike will have global responsibility for accounting, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, tax, ... 
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02/15/13Orbitz Worldwide Seeks Strategic Alternatives for Away Network
CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today it is exploring strategic alternatives for some or all of the assets within the Away Network.  The Away Network includes specialized travel content, valuable domain names with strong organic traffic and an active customer base seeking travel news and deals. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Among the Away Network's sites are Awa... 
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02/14/13Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Press Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012 through a press release that is available now at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The press release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to d... 
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02/04/13Las Vegas Tops Sexiest Cities and Most Popular Destination Lists for Valentine's Day, According to Orbitz Insider Index
Orbitz Kicks Off "Long Weekend" Campaign with 15 Percent off Hotels Nationwide CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This Valentine's Day, ditch the chocolates and roses. According to a recent survey by Orbitz, nearly 80 percent of consumers have never received a romantic getaway for Valentine's Day and would rather be whisked away than to receive traditional gifts like flowers and candy.1 This year, the holiday of love and romance is just a day away from the Presidents Day long weekend, givi... 
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02/04/13Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Call on February 14
CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT) to discuss the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The company will issue a press... 
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01/07/13Orbitz and I LOVE NEW YORK Launch Online Video Series, "Orbitz Originals: New York State"
Campaign Harnesses the Power of Online Video to Inspire Travelers and Drive Travel Bookings CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) and Empire State Development, New York's chief economic development agency which administers the world-famous I LOVE NEW YORK tourism program, have launched a seven-part online video series, "Orbitz Originals: New York State," which can be viewed exclusively at Orbitz.com/NYState.  The series, whi... 
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01/03/13Orbitz Insider Index Predicts New Orleans, New Zealand and Charleston to be Hottest Destinations of 2013 and Uptick in International Travel and Social Rewards
Orbitz 2012 year in review lists most-booked destinations, busiest travel weeks and most popular vacation activities CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2012 was a year of milestone events domestically and internationally that helped set the tone for travel in 2013. New Orleans, New Zealand and Charleston are projected to be among the top destinations this year in part due to new movie releases, national events and new hotel and flight offerings. The Orbitz "Look Back, Look Ahead" Insi... 
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12/12/12Orbitz Gets Spot on Glassdoor's 50 Best Places to Work List for 2013
CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide – named earlier this year as America's favorite travel industry company to work for by online employee review site Glassdoor – received  another kudo today by making a spot on Glassdoor's fifth annual Employees' Choice Awards list, which recognizes the 50 Best Places to Work for the upcoming year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Glassdoor received a 2012 Webby Award from the International Academy of Dig... 
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12/11/12Orbitz iPhone App Inducted Into the App Store Hall of Fame
CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Like the rock and roll legends in Cleveland and the baseball superstars in Cooperstown, the Orbitz iPhone app is now officially in the Hall of Fame. Orbitz announced today that the Orbitz iPhone app has been inducted in the App Store Hall of Fame. Out of the more than 700,000 apps and games available on the App Store, the Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars for iPhone was selected this week as one of just 13 new iPhone app inductees into the App Store Hall of Fa... 
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11/29/12Orbitz and Energizer Launch Integrated Media Campaign to Reinforce Brand Alignment Between Portable Power and the Joy of Travel
Innovative Marketing Partnership Highlights Energizer's Suite of Portable Power Products Through Short Films, Dynamic Media Placements and Online Assets CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) and Energizer, a global leader in providing portable power, today announced the launch of an integrated media campaign designed to reinforce brand alignment between Energizer's suite of Portable Power products and the act of booking travel at Orb... 
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11/26/12East Coast Travel Market Remains Strong Post-Sandy as New York is a Top Spot on Orbitz List of Most Popular Holiday Destinations
CHICAGO, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Holiday travelers will provide an economic boost to the New York region, with New York City ranking as a top destination for Christmas and New Year's according to new data released today by Orbitz (www.orbitz.com). The Orbitz Holiday Travel Insider Index analyzed hotel and flight booking data to rank the most popular holidays destinations for 2012 and the Big Apple came in second for both Christmas and New Year's, trailing only perennial family hotspot, O... 
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11/14/12Orbitz Receives Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign's Newly Released Corporate Equality Index
CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide received a perfect Corporate Equality Index score for the sixth consecutive year and is recognized as one of the "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality," according to the Human Rights Campaign's annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is the premiere national benchmark for LGBT workplace inclusion and provides an in-depth analysis and rating of large U.S. employers and their policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexua... 
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11/09/12Orbitz Worldwide and Aegis Hire Over 200 Veterans and Military Family Members in 2012
KILLEEN, Texas, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation looks to celebrate Veterans Day, Orbitz Worldwide and its customer experience partner Aegis announced today that they have hired over 200 United States armed service veterans and military family members for customer service representative positions at Aegis's Killeen, Texas center. In February, Orbitz Worldwide committed to the First Lady's Joining Forces Veterans Hiring Initiative, and initially pledged to hire 50 veterans and mil... 
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11/08/12O'Hare and LAX Top Orbitz List of Busiest Thanksgiving Airports
CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago O'Hare (ORD) and Los Angeles International (LAX) will see the biggest crowds of any U.S. airports over the Thanksgiving holiday, according to new data from Orbitz (www.orbitz.com). The Orbitz Thanksgiving Insider Index analyzed booking data from the top 50 U.S. airports to find the locations where flyers will flock to head home for the holidays. Additionally, the Index used booking data to identify the least-busy airport options, where in some... 
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11/08/12Asiana Airlines Enters Into Multi-Year Partnership with Orbitz Worldwide to Power Air, Hotel, Car and Dynamic Package Bookings
CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide Distribution, a leading provider of private label travel technology, has launched a new partnership with Asiana Airlines to power air, hotel, car and dynamic package search and booking capabilities on the company's U.S. website, http://us.flyasiana.com.  Serving over 14 million passengers annually on 285 daily flights, Asiana Airlines is a leading provider of travel to 68 cities in 22 countries around the globe as well as 12 destinations w... 
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11/07/12Orbitz Worldwide To Appoint Mitch Marcus as Chief Financial Officer
CHICAGO, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the appointment of Mitch Marcus as the company's chief financial officer (CFO), effective Nov. 12, 2012.   (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Mitch will have global responsibility for accounting, financial planning & analysis, investor relations, tax, internal audit and treasury.  He will be based at the Orbitz Worldwide headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.   David Belmo... 
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11/07/12Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Press Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
CHICAGO, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2012 through a press release that is available now at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The press release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to discuss... 
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10/30/12Brand USA and Orbitz Worldwide Partner to Promote U.S. Destinations to International Visitors
Brand USA Sponsorship Integrated Throughout the Updated ebookers Explorer app for iPad CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) has launched a partnership with Brand USA in support of the nation's first global marketing effort to promote the United States as a premier travel destination.  As part of this collaboration, ebookers – a member of the Orbitz Worldwide portfolio of consumer travel brands – today launched a... 
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10/24/12Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Call on November 7
CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2012  /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CST) to discuss the company's financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2012. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The co... 
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10/24/12Orbitz for Business Promotes Consumerization of Corporate Travel at GBTA Procurement Symposium
Intuitive Technology Key to Driving Online Adoption and Travel Policy Compliance CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Procurement Symposium today in Los Angeles, Orbitz for Business Vice President of Strategy and Account Management Mark L. Walton spoke to the importance of "consumerization" in corporate travel through the development of online tools that deliver a planning and booking experience that more closely mirrors the pro... 
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10/19/12Orbitz.com Launches New "Hotels by Orbitz" App for Android®
CHICAGO, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding to its award-winning suite of mobile travel products including recently being named the highest ranked full-service travel company in mobile commerce in Internet Retailer's Mobile 400, Orbitz today announced the launch of Hotels by Orbitz for Android – a powerful and fast native application that gives customers an intuitive search-and-book experience designed specifically for Android. The free app, available on Google Play, offers travelers he... 
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10/16/12Orbitz 2012 "Best In Stay" Awards Recognize Highest Customer-Reviewed Hotels
CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz today announced the winners of the 2012 Orbitz Best In Stay Awards which recognize top-rated hotels based on reviews by Orbitz customers. Orbitz Best In Stay Award winners are selected based on the overall numeric score of nearly 200,000 hotel reviews submitted by Orbitz customers that have booked and stayed at hotels since 2011. Customers are asked to rate a variety of hotel attributes on a scale of 1 to 5, including amenities, maintenance, ... 
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10/11/12"South America: Quest for Wonder" Premieres on Public Television
Richard Bangs' Inspirational Travel Series, Produced in Partnership with Orbitz Worldwide, Highlights Major South American Landmarks Served by LAN Airlines in Combination with Travel Packages and Itineraries on Orbitz.com CHICAGO, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "South America: Quest for Wonder," the first episode in award-winning travel journalist/producer Richard Bangs' "Quest Series," premieres this week on public television stations across the United States.  Produced in partnership with Or... 
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10/04/12Orbitz Leads All Full-Service Travel Sites in Mobile Sales, According to Internet Retailer's Mobile 400 List
CHICAGO, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz.com's projected 2012 mobile sales place it as the highest ranked full-service travel company in mobile commerce, according to the newly released Internet Retailer Mobile 400. The Internet Retailer Mobile 400 is an annual guide that lists the mobile commerce sales of the largest retail companies in the U.S., Europe and Latin America.   Orbitz ranks number four overall in terms of projected 2012 mobile sales (behind Amazon, Apple and Marrio... 
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10/03/12Orbitz Lanza el Primer Portal de Viajes de EE.UU. que Ofrece Servicios Completos en Español
El portal inaugura con una "Venta Especial de Otoño" que ofrece hasta un 40 por ciento de descuento en las tarifas hoteleras de los principales destinos CHICAGO, 3 de octubre de 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Orbitz anunció hoy el lanzamiento de Orbitz en Español, www.orbitz.com/es, el único portal de viajes dirigido al mercado estadounidense que ofrece servicios completos en español. Orbitz en Español ofrece fabulosas ofertas y opciones para habitaciones de hotel, boletos de avión, paqu... 
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10/03/12Orbitz Launches First Full-Service Spanish-Language Travel Website in the U.S.
Site launches with "Autumn Venta" to top destinations and offers up to 40% off hotel rates CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz today announced the launch of Orbitz en Español, www.orbitz.com/es, the only full-service Spanish-language travel website targeting the U.S. market. Orbitz en Español brings the great deals and choices for hotel rooms, airline tickets, vacation packages, car rentals and travel activities available on Orbitz.com to Spanish-speaking travelers in the U.S. b... 
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10/02/12Travelers Looking at Fall as Prime Time to Vacation: Orbitz Survey Shows 68 Percent of Americans Planning a Trip before Thanksgiving
Las Vegas tops Orbitz Insider Index of most popular fall destinations; Orbitz reveals mountain and beach spots with the most savings off peak periods CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The lure of lower prices and fewer crowds have convinced 68 percent of respondents to plan a trip before Thanksgiving, according to a recent Orbitz survey of 750 U.S. travelers. The top spots for travelers to head this fall are Las Vegas, New York and Chicago according to Orbitz Shoulder Season Insider... 
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10/02/12College Football Fans Score Discounted Travel on Orbitz All Season Long
Forward Market Media and Orbitz.com team up to create the “Pick and Win” promotion, culminating with the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game LAKE FOREST, IL – Oct. 2, 2012 – This season, college football fans have a powerful new way to attend the games that matter most, with access to exclusive discounts on hotels and flights thanks to an innovative partnership between Forward Market Media and Orbitz.com in conjunction with the Orange Bowl. Fans can play the new “Pick and Win” promotio... 
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09/26/12Orbitz Election Board Announces Winner of Vacation Party Candidate Contest
Grand Prize Winner Walt Arnett Awarded $25,000 in Travel Plus Named Official 2012 Orbitz Vacation Party Candidate CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After a spirited campaign, a resident of Kentucky has been chosen as the standard bearer for fun and relaxation seekers everywhere and was anointed as the official Orbitz Vacation Party candidate tasked with making sure the hard-earned travel dollars of American workers are well spent and bridging the partisan divide on issues like reserving... 
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09/10/12Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions and Orbitz Worldwide Launch Joint Marketing Partnership
New "Faces of Holland" Tourism Campaign Invites Travelers to Discover the Stories Behind the Country's Most Famous Icons NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions (NBTC) and leading global online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) announced today a joint marketing partnership to launch NBTC's new leisure marketing campaign, "Faces of Holland." The campaign encourages travelers to learn and explore the fascinating stories behind Hollan... 
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09/06/12Let the Voting Begin! Orbitz Reveals Finalists Vying to Win $25,000 in Travel and Become the Official Candidate of the Orbitz Vacation Party
CHICAGO, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the national election campaign heads into the post-Labor Day homestretch, Orbitz today named three finalists to lead the Vacation Party who will work to cut the vacation deficit, provide universal access to beachfront views and fill hotel rooms from sea to shining sea. The Orbitz Vacation Party is now calling on all travel activists to participate in the political process and choose the official Vacation Party candidate. After a nationwide search... 
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08/13/12Dip in Airfares Give Americans the Chance to Grab an Affordable Labor Day Getaway, According to Orbitz Insider Index
Even after the Summer Games, Europe remains a travel hotspot for Americans CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Labor Day airfares are down year-over-year to top vacation spots across the U.S. and Europe according to the Labor Day edition of the Orbitz Insider Index. Gas prices are on the rise again but Orbitz data shows travelers can still find better airfare deals to seven of the top 10 most popular Labor Day destinations compared to last year. Las Vegas, New York and Chicago top th... 
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08/09/12Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the 14th Annual Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum
CHICAGO, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today that it will participate in the 14th Annual Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum in Vail, Colorado on Tuesday, August 14, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Sam Fulton, Senior Vice President, Global Product Strategy, of Orbitz Worldwide, will participate in a panel at 3:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). A live audiocast of the session will be availabl... 
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08/08/12Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Press Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2012 through a press release that is available now at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The press release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to d... 
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08/02/12Orbitz Pledges $25,000 in Travel to Vacation Party Nominee
Video contest determines the first Orbitz Vacation Party candidate CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vacations are 100 percent awesome, yet only 57 percent of Americans take all of their vacation time. With the 2012 election campaign in full swing, Orbitz has founded the Vacation Party to secure Americans' vacation rights. "In a Vacation Party survey of the electorate, 41 percent said that the current presidential candidates are not pro-vacation," said Chris Orton, president of Orb... 
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07/30/12CheapTickets.com Re-launches Event Tickets Website and Offers 10% Off Event Tickets and Hotel Stays
CheapTickets Reveals Lists of Top 10 Events for Late Summer CHICAGO, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopping for the hottest sports, concert and theater tickets – including sold out events – just got better with the relaunch today of the CheapTickets Events website which includes tickets to more than 30,000 summer events and an additional 10 percent kick-off discount on all event tickets and select hotel stays on CheapTickets.com. The overhauled CheapTickets Events website (available at ... 
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07/26/12Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Call on August 8
CHICAGO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT) to discuss the company's financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2012. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The company will issue a pr... 
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06/21/12Orbitz Rolls Out Major Update to App for iPhone and iPod Touch
Independent Consumer Test Finds Relaunched Orbitz App is the Fastest and Easiest Way to Book Travel CHICAGO, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz announced today a re-launch of the popular Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars for iPhone App, adding major speed improvements, powerful sort and filtering capabilities and new mapping tools that better highlight exclusive, mobile-only hotel discounts. The completely rebuilt Orbitz app is the only fully native, streamlined in-app search and book experience... 
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06/11/12Orbitz Named #1 Travel Company to Work For, According to Glassdoor's Annual Travel Industry Report Card
CHICAGO, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide tops the list as America's favorite travel company to work for, according to Glassdoor's new Annual Travel Industry Report Card. Glassdoor is the leading social jobs and career community that offers an inside look at jobs and companies with more than 2.5 million pieces of employee-generated content, including company reviews, salary reports, interview questions and reviews, office photos, and more. Orbitz ranked number one among nearly 3... 
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05/21/12Orbitz Survey Shows That 77 Percent of Americans Have Summer Travel Plans
Orbitz Summer Survey and Insider Index Reveals Top Destinations and Travel Trends for the 2012 Summer Vacation Season CHICAGO, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the economy improves consumers are hitting the road and increasing their summer vacation budgets with 53 percent planning to spend more than $1,500 compared to 39 percent in 2011. Orbitz surveyed nearly 1,000 U.S. travelers about their summer travel plans and of those surveyed 77 percent are taking a vacation this summer  with more... 
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05/07/12Orbitz Jumps Into Election Year Fray and Vows to Give Americans the Vacation They Deserve with New Website Design and Ad Campaign
New TV commercial and site redesign jumpstarts a vacation movement and reflects spirit of the "travel-luster" CHICAGO, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With six months to election day, online travel leader Orbitz.com today said that Americans must come to grips with balancing work and vacation and said it will lead the charge to get Americans to shuck their status as the "no vacation nation," launching a redesigned website and a new advertising campaign that serves as a rallying cry for all Americ... 
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05/04/12Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the Jefferies 2012 Global TMT Conference
CHICAGO, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today that it will participate in the Jefferies 2012 Global TMT Conference in New York, New York on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO)   Barney Harford, Chief Executive Officer of Orbitz Worldwide, will present at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). A live audiocast of the session will be available to the public through the company's Investo... 
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05/03/12Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
CHICAGO, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Room night growth accelerated by 5 percentage points, driven by acceleration within the U.S. consumer business and 33 percent growth at ebookers.  Adjusted EBITDA grew 19 percent to $20.6 million, driven by revenue growth and Adjusted EBITDA margin expansion. Operating cash flow gre... 
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05/02/12Orbitz Worldwide and Adventure Travel Expert Richard Bangs Partner to Produce Inspirational Travel Series for Public Television
"South America: Quest for Wonder" Highlights Major South American Landmarks Served by LAN CHICAGO, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) has partnered with award-winning travel journalist/producer Richard Bangs on his "Quest Series," a new program for public television that will take viewers to geographic and cultural wonders of the seven continents and also provide consumers visiting Orbitz.com with a rich library of adventure travel content that Bangs will produce exclusi... 
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04/30/12Orbitz Recognized as “Top Producing Online Travel Agency” by South African Tourism
Ubuntu Awards Honor Outstanding North America Trade Partners in Business and Leisure Travel CHICAGO, April 30, 2012 – Orbitz.com, one of the largest online travel sites in the world, was recently honored as the “Top Producing Online Travel Agency” by South African Tourism, the official tourism board for South Africa, at the third annual Ubuntu Awards recognizing top trade partners in North America for their outstanding support in promoting and developing tourism to South Africa.  The awa... 
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04/19/12Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host First Quarter 2012 Earnings Call on May 3
CHICAGO, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT) to discuss the company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The company will issue a press release... 
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04/16/12Orbitz Worldwide Helps Power Air Canada's Plans for Continued Growth in Online Hotel Bookings
Triple Miles Aeroplan Promotion on AirCanada.com Highlights Success of New Partnership CHICAGO, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) said today that Air Canada's selection of the Orbitz Worldwide Distribution private label solution to power hotel search and booking capabilities on its website, www.aircanada.com, is proving to be an important tool in the airline's plans to grow non-air travel sales and revenue. The Orbitz Worldwide private label solution is bu... 
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03/14/12Orbitz Worldwide and Aegis Plan to Hire Fort Hood U.S. Military Spouses at March 28 Job Fair
KILLEEN, Texas, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide Inc. and Aegis, a global outsourcing services provider, today announced plans to hire United States military spouses at the upcoming Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Event on Fort Hood, TX. The companies will be interviewing for a number of customer service representative positions at Club Hood on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, from 7 a.m. to noon. The two companies recently announced a business partnership to hire a contact center t... 
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03/13/12Orbitz Teams up with MADD® to Encourage St. Patrick's Day Party-goers to Book a Room Instead of Getting Behind the Wheel
From Chicago to Dublin (Ohio, That Is), Orbitz Identifies The Top 10 Spots To Get in the Irish Spirit This St. Patrick's Day CHICAGO, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) has identified the top ten destinations for St. Patrick's Day celebrations, and in the spirit of keeping the weekend both fun and safe, will donate $1 to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)(1) for every download of the Orbitz Hotels app for iPhone or iPad so that celebrants can enjoy the holiday, easi... 
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03/12/12Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the Barrington Research Technology Conference
  CHICAGO, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today that it will participate in the Barrington Research Technology Conference in Chicago, Illinois on Thursday, March 15, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Barney Harford, Chief Executive Officer of Orbitz Worldwide, will present at 10:10 a.m., Central Daylight Time (CDT). A live audiocast of the session will be available to the public through the company's Inves... 
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03/07/12Florida Again Ranks Number One as Desired Destination for Spring Break, According to Latest Orbitz Insider Index
Ditch the Traditional This Spring Break, Orbitz Gives 5 Out-of-the-Box Family Spring Vacation Ideas CHICAGO, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Even with the relatively mild winter, Americans are still craving the sun and warm weather for spring break, according to the Orbitz Insider Index released today, which reveals the top 10 destinations for spring break and provides a look at five alternative trips for families this travel season. Thanks to budget-friendly deals and warm spring weather... 
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03/07/12Orbitz for Business Launches New Program for Small Businesses
Orbitz for Business Express Provides Managed Travel Solutions to Growing Companies CHICAGO, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), today launched Orbitz for Business Express to offer savings, convenience and professional travel services to small businesses with travel needs, including those currently without a managed travel program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120307/CG65517LOGO) Recog... 
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02/20/12Hugely Popular Orbitz 50 Faves Facebook Game Is Ready for Take-Off
Fun & free game returns for another round and gives players the opportunity to win 50 dream vacations CHICAGO, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel fans are being given another chance to win 50 fabulous vacations at destinations around the world with the latest version of Orbitz.com's Facebook sweepstakes Orbitz 50 Faves(1), a fun and free Facebook game. To play Orbitz 50 Faves, Facebook users simply "Like" Orbitz on Facebook, invite friends to play, and begin bidding. To start, each ne... 
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02/16/12Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Press Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011 through a press release that is available now at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The press release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to discu... 
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02/16/12Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results
CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011 through a press release that is available now at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The press release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to di... 
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02/14/12Orbitz Worldwide and United Continental Holdings Extend Relationship
CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced that it has reached a multi-year agreement by which United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) will sell United and Continental flights on the Orbitz.com, CheapTickets.com and Orbitz for Business online travel sites. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) United Airlines, Continental Airlines and their regional affiliates operate more than 5,600 daily flights to ... 
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02/08/12Travelers Extending Valentine's Day for a Romantic Getaway this President's Day Weekend, According to New Orbitz Insider Index
Annual survey finds romantic trips top consumer's wish lists this lovers' holiday; Las Vegas ousts San Francisco as this year's "Sexiest City" CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A romantic excursion is the preferred Valentine's Day gift over candy and flowers – but subtle hints are not enough – as nearly 80% of those hoping for a quick trip to top destinations like Las Vegas, New Orleans and New York have never received a Valentine's Day trip, according to survey and booking data anal... 
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02/06/12Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Call on February 16
CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CST) to discuss the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The company wil... 
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02/02/12Orbitz.com Launches New "Hotels by Orbitz" App for iPhone®
Free "Must Have" Travel App Lets Consumers Search and Book Hotels Effortlessly CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the popularity of its powerful suite of mobile travel planning services, Orbitz.com (http://www.orbitz.com) today announced the launch of the Hotels by Orbitz App for iPhone, a native application that gives customers an intuitive search-and-book experience designed specifically for iPhone and offers travelers powerful comparison tools, secure booking in just th... 
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01/19/12Orbitz Worldwide Supports Obama Administration Initiative to Increase International Tourism to the U.S.
CHICAGO, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW) chief executive officer Barney Harford said that today's announcement by President Obama of a comprehensive plan to increase in-bound international travel is critical to keeping tourists and their billions of dollars in spending power flowing into the U.S. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) "Orbitz Worldwide operations in the U.S., along with ebookers.com in Europe and HotelClub.com and R... 
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01/18/12Orbitz for Business Adds Limos.com Private Car Services in 62 Countries Worldwide
Customers Can Search, Compare and Book Thousands of Local Private Car Operators Directly Through the Orbitz for Business Interface CHICAGO, Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), today announced a new partnership with Limos.com, the world's largest online marketplace for private car services, adding over 2,000 local town car and limousine suppliers to complement its existing portfolio of leading ca... 
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01/05/12London, Austin and Chicago to be Travel Hotspots in 2012, the Orbitz Insider Index Reveals
New index also uncovers most-booked destinations, busiest travel weeks and top travel routes for 2011 CHICAGO, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An improving economy and a pent-up demand for travel resulted in a strong year in 2011 for the travel industry and a bright outlook for 2012 with London, Austin and Chicago projected to be among the top destinations this year. Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com) today released its "Look Back, Look Ahead" Insider Index, examining 2011 travel and projecting... 
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01/04/12Hawaiian Airlines Enters Into Multi-Year Partnership With Orbitz Worldwide Distribution for Hotel and Vacation Package Sales
CHICAGO, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced that Hawaiian Airlines has entered into a multi-year partnership with Orbitz Worldwide Distribution, launching a private label solution to power both hotel and dynamic package bookings on the airline's website, www.hawaiianairlines.com. Serving over 8 million passengers annually on 190 daily flights, Hawaiian Airlines is a leading provider of travel within the Hawaiian Islands and also nonstop flights betw... 
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12/15/11Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the Citi 22nd Annual Global Entertainment, Media & Telecommunications Conference
CHICAGO, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today that it will participate in the Citi 22nd Annual Global Entertainment, Media & Telecommunications Conference in San Francisco, California on Thursday, January 5, 2012. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Barney Harford, Chief Executive Officer of Orbitz Worldwide, will participate in a question and answer session that will begin at 10:30 a.m., Pacific Stan... 
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12/12/11Orbitz Unveils Powerful New Mobile Website and Introduces New "Mobile Steals" Program Offering Discounted Mobile-only Rates on Hotels
Orbitz "Mobile Steals" offers mobile-exclusive rates of up to 50% off hotels worldwide across all mobile channels CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz today unveiled a faster, more powerful version of its mobile website http://m.orbitz.com that makes it easy for travelers to search for and book hotel rooms, airline tickets and car rentals from any web-enabled mobile phone. Furthermore, in a capability unique to Orbitz.com and Orbitz Worldwide brands, the upgraded mobile website allow... 
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11/30/11Orbitz.com Launches "Gift It Forward" Facebook Contest
Orbitz "Gift It Forward" lets entrants nominate their favorite do-gooder on Facebook for a chance to win an all-inclusive luxury vacation in Mexico CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, Orbitz Facebook fans will have the chance to recognize individuals who make the world a better place with the gift of travel through the Orbitz "Gift It Forward" contest on Facebook.  Whether saving someone a trip to the store or helping to save the world, the "Gift It Forward" ... 
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11/22/11Orbitz Issues Statement Following Court's Dismissal of Lawsuit by American Airlines
CHICAGO, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The following Orbitz Worldwide statement is in response to the court ruling granting Orbitz Worldwide's motion to dismiss American Airlines' federal antitrust claims. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) "Consistent with our long-held position, the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas has dismissed all existing antitrust claims against Orbitz Worldwide that were brought by American Airlines.  In addition, th... 
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11/17/11Orbitz.com to be Primary Booking Partner for AOL Travel in Major New Partnership
AOL Travel to Become a Leading Editorial Content Provider for Orbitz Worldwide CHICAGO, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide today announced it has signed a multi-year agreement for Orbitz.com to be the primary travel booking partner for AOL Travel.  Following the launch of the partnership in January 2012, visitors to AOL Travel will be able to book hotels, vacation packages, flights, rental cars, cruises and more on Orbitz.com.  Additionally, Orbitz Worldwide brands Orbit... 
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11/10/11Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the Citi 8th Annual Small/Mid Cap Conference
CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today that it will participate in the Citi 8th Annual Small/Mid Cap Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, November 15, 2011. Barney Harford, Chief Executive Officer of Orbitz Worldwide, will present at 11:35 a.m., Pacific Standard Time (PST). A live audiocast of the session will be available to the public through the company's Investor Relations website at investors.orbitz.com. A replay of th... 
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11/09/11Orbitz Insider Index Unveils the Busiest Airports Over Thanksgiving
Plus tips for enjoying the journey, not just the destination with fun airport diversions, money-saving tips and more CHICAGO, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles' LAX, Chicago's O'Hare (ORD) and Orlando International (MCO) will be the nation's busiest airports this Thanksgiving, according to data released today by Orbitz (www.orbitz.com).  Meanwhile, two other airports in California – Mineta San Jose International (SJC) and John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Orange County – as well as Kahu... 
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11/03/11Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Press Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
CHICAGO, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011 through a press release that is available now at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The press release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to discuss its fin... 
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11/01/11CHICAGO CONVENTION & TOURISM BUREAU PARTNERS WITH ORBITZ WORLDWIDE
CCTB is Largest CVB to Partner with Chicago-based Global Online Travel Giant November 1, 2011 – CHICAGO, IL -- The Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau (CCTB) today announced a multi-year agreement with global online travel leader Orbitz Worldwide to further enhance the travel planning experience on choosechicago.com the official visitors site for the destination. The CCTB is the largest convention bureau to partner with Orbitz in travel planning, whose private label product enables partne... 
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10/27/11Orbitz Insider Index Reveals Top 10 Holiday Travel Destinations
New survey shows visiting family top priority, travelers willing to cut back on gifts to cover airfare and hotel CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 80% of holiday season travelers plan to spend time with family during  at least one of their upcoming trips and most are willing to cut back on buying gifts, if necessary, to cover higher travel costs, according to the Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com) Holiday Travel Insider Index and Travel Survey that was released today.  Th... 
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10/27/11Texas Court of Appeals Affirms Decision for Online Travel Companies in Occupancy Tax Dispute
Court finds that Online Travel Companies (OTCs) "help consumers make informed choices in spending their travel dollars, and to do so conveniently and efficiently." WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas 14th Court of Appeals yesterday affirmed that online travel companies (OTCs) pay all of the taxes that they are legally required to, and that the City of Houston and the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority cannot impose taxes on them for their reservation services.  This d... 
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10/26/11Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Analyst & Investor Day on November 9
CHICAGO, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a meeting for analysts and investors on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST in New York, New York. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) The following members of Orbitz Worldwide management will provide an update on the strategies for the company and its brands: Barney Harford, Chief Executive Officer and Director Russ Hammer, Se... 
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10/20/11Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Call on November 3
CHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call on Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT) to discuss the company's financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The company will issue a press release reporting its results prior to the call. The recorded ... 
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10/18/11DOLLAR THRIFTY AUTOMOTIVE GROUP AND ORBITZ WORLDWIDE EXTEND RELATIONSHIP
TULSA, Okla., and CHICAGO – Oct. 18, 2011 - Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:DTG) today announced it has extended its agreement with Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) to distribute its Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental brands through the Orbitz family of sites until the end of 2014. “Since joining the program earlier this year, we have been extremely pleased with the reservation volume our brands have received from Orbitz, said Scott Thompson, president and CEO of Dollar T... 
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10/13/11Re-launched HotelClub.com makes it easier for travellers to search, plan and book hotels
Members earn more rewards – up to 7% back on every booking SYDNEY, 13 October 2011 – HotelClub.com, a leading global accommodation booking website and travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), today unveiled a host of new site features and functionality – including improved search results, map view, virtual tours, a streamlined booking process and a more generous Member Rewards loyalty program – as part of its completed migration to the Orbitz Worldwide global technology platform. Through... 
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09/20/11Orbitz for Business Adds ExpenseAnywhere to Expense Management Solution Portfolio
New End-to-End Solution Helps Automate, Simplify Expense Management CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel group of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW), today announced that it has added ExpenseAnywhere, a leading provider of powerful and easy-to-use expense automation solutions, to its growing portfolio of expense management and reporting tools. ExpenseAnywhere integrates seamlessly with the Orbitz for Business booking tool and credit card d... 
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09/19/11Orbitz Shoulder Season Insider Index Reveals Most Popular Mountain and Beach Destinations Where Prices Decline More than 30% for Fall Travel
Orbitz Fall Sale Offers Additional 40% Off Hotels Booked by September 30th CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As temperatures drop to more comfortable levels so do fall travel prices, and the Orbitz Fall Shoulder Season Travel Index released today identifies the most popular beach and mountain resort destinations where travelers can save more than 30% on hotels from peak season prices. Analyzing booking and hotel pricing data from some of the most popular beach and mountain destinations... 
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09/08/11Orbitz Launches 72-hour Flash Sale Through its Free Orbitz Hotels App for iPad
Download and test drive the free Orbitz Hotels App for 10% instant savings when booking select hotels CHICAGO, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the success of its popular and highly acclaimed Orbitz Hotels App for iPad, Orbitz today launched a 72-hour flash sale exclusively through the free app.  Travelers that download or upgrade to the latest version of the app and book select hotels through Saturday, September 10 for travel through January 3, 2012 will receive an extra ... 
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08/22/11Orbitz.com Launches Orbitz 50 Faves Facebook Game
Fun & free game gives players opportunity to win 50 dream vacations worth up to $15,000 CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz announces the launch of Orbitz 50 Faves, a fun and free Facebook game giving Orbitz fans the opportunity to win 50 handpicked, luxury vacations worth up to $15,000. Vacations range from cruising the Caribbean to vineyard hopping in South Africa.  Orbitz 50 Faves kicks off today and runs through September 18. (1) To play Orbitz 50 Faves, simply "Like" ... 
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08/16/11Orbitz Insider Index Reveals Top 10 Destinations for Labor Day Weekend
Big Cities New York, Vegas and Chicago Top the List as Most Popular Destinations CHICAGO, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com) today released its annual Labor Day edition of the Orbitz Insider Index, ranking the most popular destinations for travelers on the last long weekend of the summer vacation season. Big cities such as New York, Las Vegas and Chicago top the list this year. Other key findings from the Orbitz Labor Day 2011 Index, which tracked both the most pop... 
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08/12/11Orbitz Worldwide Appoints Kenneth S. Esterow to Board of Directors
CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the appointment of Kenneth S. Esterow to its Board of Directors, effective August 9, 2011. Ken joins the Orbitz board following the resignation of William J.G. Griffith, IV, who is leaving the Board to devote more time to his other professional responsibilities. Mr. Esterow is currently an industry consultant and previously served in a variety of positions at Travelport Limited and Cendant Corpor... 
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08/10/11Orbitz and StarCite Launch Orbitz for Business Meetings
Orbitz for Business Customers Can Now Source and Book Meetings at Competitive Rates Through the StarCite Online Marketplace PHILADELPHIA and CHICAGO, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), and StarCite, Inc., the leading provider of web-based solutions to strategically manage corporate meetings and events, today launched Orbitz for Business Meetings, a new meetings booking channel powered by StarCite and deliver... 
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08/09/11Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Press Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
CHICAGO, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011 through a press release that is available now at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The press release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to discuss its financi... 
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08/03/11Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference
CHICAGO, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today that it will participate in the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on Wednesday, August 10, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Barney Harford, Chief Executive Officer of Orbitz Worldwide, will participate in a question and answer session that will begin at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). A live audiocast of the session will b... 
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08/01/11Orbitz Price Assurance® Refunds Hit $10 Million Mark
Unique Industry-Leading Program Issues More Than 170,000 Price Assurance Automatic Cash Refunds in Three Years CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com) today announced that its one-of-a-kind Price Assurance cash refund program has hit the $10 million mark.  Orbitz Price Assurance rewards Orbitz customers with a guaranteed automatic cash refund if another Orbitz customer later books the same flight or prepaid hotel room for less.   Since the program's ince... 
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07/28/11Orbitz Names Best Late-Summer Beach Bargains
St. Lucia, Myrtle Beach and many Florida cities offering hotel rates under $150 per night in August CHICAGO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seaside getaways such as the Bahamas, Myrtle Beach and Fort Lauderdale are among popular beach destinations offering the best hotel rates for late summer, according to the latest Orbitz Insider Index released today.   "Hotels are offering great rates to entice consumers to get in one more vacation before Labor Day," said Jeanenne Tornatore, Senior Tr... 
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07/27/11Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Call on August 9
CHICAGO, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call to discuss the company's financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011, on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The company will issue a press rele... 
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07/19/11Orbitz for Business Rolls Out the Red Carpet With Business Advantage Hotel Rates
New Offering Delivers Savings and Flexibility for Companies, Premium Visibility for Hotels CHICAGO, July 19th, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel group of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW), today rolled out the red carpet for companies and business travelers with Business Advantage, a new offering that gives road warriors the confidence to book hotel accommodations in advance with fully refundable rates*, discounts and complimentary amenities. Orbitz for ... 
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07/11/11Orbitz Worldwide Launches Private Label Partnership With Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia Customers Can Now Search and Book Thousands of Hotels While Making Their Flight Reservations CHICAGO, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced a new partnership with Virgin Australia to power standalone hotel bookings on its Australian websites (www.vaustralia.com.au and www.virginaustralia.com). Effective immediately, the new distribution partnership leverages the Orbitz Worldwide private label platform and comprehensive supp... 
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07/06/11Orbitz Launches New "Orbitz Hotels" App for iPad®
Free App Lets Consumers Search and Book Hotels Effortlessly CHICAGO, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com) today announced the launch of the Orbitz Hotels App, a native iPad application that gives customers an intuitive search-and-book experience designed specifically for iPad. The Orbitz Hotels App offers travelers the entire selection of Orbitz hotel properties, powerful comparison tools and secure booking in just three taps. The Orbitz Hotels App is available for free... 
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06/28/11Orbitz Launches Members-Only "Insider Steals" With At Least 50% Off Hand-Picked Hotels in Popular Destinations
Weekly Members-Only Flash Sale Delivers Exclusive Deals Valid for Just 72 hours - Don't Miss Them! CHICAGO, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) today announces the launch of "Insider Steals," a weekly members-only flash sale that gives Orbitz members 50%  or more off handpicked hotels in top destinations around the world including Las Vegas, New York, Orlando, Cancun and Hawaii.  Orbitz registered members will receive an email every Tuesday with exclusive new deals... 
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06/07/11Orbitz Celebrates a Decade of Innovation and Launches 10th Anniversary Sale
Up to 30% off thousands of hotels worldwide, free dining certificate, $200 off future travel CHICAGO, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To jump start its anniversary month and thank its millions of customers, Orbitz is launching a 10th anniversary sale with up to 30% off thousands of hotels worldwide in summer's most popular destinations(1).  In addition, travelers who book a stay of two-nights or more at a participating hotel through June 15th will receive a $200 coupon towards future travel... 
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06/01/11Orbitz Statement on Travelport Injunction Against American Airlines
Court Orders American to Re-instate Full Flight Schedule on Orbitz.com and Orbitz for Business CHICAGO, June 1, 2011 -- The following Orbitz Worldwide statement is in response to the recent court ruling on the Travelport injunction against American Airlines.    "The Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County today ruled in favor of Travelport’s request for injunctive relief against American Airlines, which pulled its content from Orbitz.com and Orbitz for Business in late December 2010. &... 
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05/25/11Traveling Abroad This Summer? Save with Exclusive Orbitz International Flight Sale
Orbitz Continues 10-Year Anniversary Celebration with Big Summer Savings, Including Extra 15% off Hotels with Purchase of International Airfare CHICAGO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for travelers booking international trips for their summer vacation, Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) announces its exclusive International Flight Sale with hundreds of flights discounted around the globe.  Now through June 17, 2011, travelers booking an international flight (outside the United Stat... 
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05/20/11The TRUTH About Orbitz and the LGBT Community
The following is a statement by Orbitz in response to the DropFox Initiative and Orbitz’ longstanding commitment to the LGBT community. Chicago, IL, May 20, 2011 - The following is a statement by Orbitz in response to the DropFox initiative and Orbitz’ longstanding commitment to the LGBT community.   “At Orbitz we are shocked and disappointed by the attack on our brand by the organization that is behind this DropFox initiative.  Rather than engage in a productive dialogue abo... 
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05/18/11Orbitz Insider Index Highlights Value-Priced Neighborhoods in Most Popular Memorial Day Destinations
Travelers can save up to 40% by staying outside city centers or in neighboring suburbs CHICAGO, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of the summer vacation season.  Many Americans are set to hit the roads and pack the airports for their Memorial Day getaways, despite rising prices at the pumps.  The Orbitz Insider Index provides a look at where travelers are headed for the long weekend this year, as well as which nearby neighborhoods or suburbs in tho... 
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05/10/11Eurostar Launches Orbitz Worldwide Private Label Solution to Power Hotel and Package Bookings in Europe
Partnership Delivers One-Stop Shopping for Rail Passengers, New Customer Opportunities for Orbitz Worldwide Hotel Partners CHICAGO, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) today announced that Eurostar International, the leading provider of international high-speed passenger rail transit across inter-continental Europe, has launched the Orbitz Worldwide Distribution private label solution to power hotel, dynamic packaging, car hire and activities bookings on its we... 
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05/05/11Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Press Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
CHICAGO, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011 through a press release that is available now at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The press release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As announced previously, the company will host a conference call today to discuss its financia... 
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05/03/11Fastest Orbitz Facebook® Fans Fly Free
Orbitz Celebrates 10th Anniversary and Relaunch of Facebook Fan Page by Flying 100 Travelers to Las Vegas CHICAGO, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) today announced the redesign of its Facebook Fan Page making it easier for travelers to stay "In the Know" about cool new places to go, special deals, and exclusive giveaways in a social atmosphere with other travelers.  In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Orbitz and the relaunch of new the fan page (www.facebook.... 
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05/02/11Orbitz Insider Index Releases the Top Ten Summer Destinations
81% of Consumers Still Planning Trips Despite Concerns About Gas Prices According to New Orbitz Summer Travel Survey CHICAGO, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite rising gas prices, 81 percent of consumers said they are still planning on taking a summer vacation this year.  The majority of travelers surveyed aim to keep summer vacation budgets under $1,500. These findings, along with a list of the 10 most popular destinations for summer travel 2011, are a few of the highlights from the la... 
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04/25/11Orbitz Launches New Facebook® Send Button for Hotels
New Social Feature Makes it Easy to Share Hotel Options with Individual Friends or Specific Groups on Facebook CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) today announced the integration of the new Facebook Send button within its hotel property pages, now making it quick and easy to share hotel options with specific people or groups on Facebook or via email.  Orbitz is among one of the first online travel companies to offer the new Facebook Send button to consumers. ... 
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04/21/11Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host First Quarter 2011 Earnings Call on May 5
CHICAGO, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call to discuss the company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011, on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The company will issue a press release... 
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04/13/11Orbitz Worldwide Appoints Mark Britton to Board of Directors
CHICAGO, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the appointment of Mark Britton to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mark joins the Orbitz board following the resignation of Rick Fox who is leaving Orbitz to devote more time to other interests, as previously disclosed. Rick is also resigning from his position as the company's audit committee chairman and Orbitz board member Kris Leslie will assume the role. (Logo: http://pho... 
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04/13/11Orbitz Worldwide Responds to Anti-Consumer Bullying Tactics and the Baseless Lawsuit Filed by American Airlines
CHICAGO, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The following statement by Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) is in response to a lawsuit filed yesterday in Texas by American Airlines against Travelport and Orbitz: "American Airlines' baseless claims against Orbitz are the latest in a series of tactics to force Orbitz to adopt an airline ticket distribution model that limits consumer choice and inhibits competition. It is important to keep the facts straight. American Airlines made the decis... 
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04/12/11Orbitz for Business Launches First Mobile Website That Allows Corporate Travelers to Search and Book Flights, Hotels and Car Rentals
Next Generation Mobile Website Now Available On Any Web-Enabled Smartphone CHICAGO, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel group of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW), today became the first major online travel company to launch an end-to-end mobile solution that allows business travelers to search and book flights, hotels and car rentals directly from any web-enabled smartphone. Orbitz for Business customers can now search and book travel through th... 
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04/11/11Orbitz.com Air Offering Receives Top Honors in New Keynote Study of U.S. Travel Web Sites
Consumers Say Orbitz Air Product is most "Helpful" and "Reliable" within Customer Experience Portion of the Study CHICAGO, April 11, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) today announced that its air travel booking product ranked number one for best overall Technical Quality among 10 leading U.S. travel websites, according to a new study released by Keynote Competitive Research, the industry analysis group of Keynote Systems. "Orbitz continues to innovate the shopping and booking exper... 
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03/30/11Orbitz Campaign Celebrates Decade of Innovation with "Then vs. Now" Survey Revealing that Seventy-One Percent Feel that Travel is Better Today than it was Ten Years Ago
Fifty-Five Percent of Travelers call Orbitz Price Assurance Company's Most Important Innovation in the Last Ten Years CHICAGO, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For 10 years, Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) has sent couples on honeymoons to Maui, executives on business trips to Chicago, singles to bachelor parties in Las Vegas and families to magical places like Disney World.  Today, the company announced the kick-off of a campaign to celebrate its 10th anniversary with the results of a "Then v... 
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03/25/11Orbitz Worldwide Appoints Robert L. Friedman and Kristina M. Leslie to Board of Directors
CHICAGO, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the appointment of Robert L. Friedman and Kristina M. Leslie to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. The appointees join the Orbitz board of directors following the resignations of Paul C. "Chip" Schorr, IV, and William C. Cobb. Chip Schorr is leaving the Board due to the increasing demands of his business activities. Bill Cobb, as previously disclosed, is leaving in order to devote m... 
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03/22/11Orbitz for Business Expands Global Travel Management Capabilities Through GlobalStar Alliance
New Partnership Enables Flexible, Local Delivery of Managed Travel Solutions in 75 New Countries CHICAGO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel group of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW), today announced a new partnership with GlobalStar Travel Management, a leading provider of global travel management solutions, to extend Orbitz for Business capabilities into 75 new countries across Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia (including China and India) a... 
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03/15/11Orbitz for Business Adds Online Rail Search and Booking Capabilities Through SilverRail Partnership
All U.S.-based Amtrak Cities Now Available Online for Orbitz for Business Customers CHICAGO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel group of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW), today announced a new partnership with SilverRail Technologies, the leader in online search and booking solutions specializing in passenger rail transportation. The technology partnership enables Orbitz for Business customers to seamlessly plan and book rail travel through the... 
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03/03/11The Orbitz Insider Index Reveals the Top Spring Break Destinations
Survey Reveals Majority of Spring Travelers Staying Away from College Spring Break Towns And Spending Under $2,000 on Getaways CHICAGO, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orbitz Insider Index today announced the top 10 destinations for Spring Break and released results of a survey revealing consumer travel habits for Spring 2011. Top 10 Spring Break Destinations for 2011 Based on customer booking patterns from March 1 – April 24, 2011, Orbitz looked at the most popular destinations for Spri... 
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03/02/11Away.com Launches 'Spring Back to Vail' Travel Contest
Updated Ski & Snowboard Guide Helps Travelers Plan the Perfect End-of-Season Ski Getaway WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Away.com, a leading travel research and planning website, is joining with Vail Mountain and RockResorts to launch the Spring Back to Vail travel contest. The contest winner will receive a trip for two to the Spring Back to Vail festival, taking place April 15-24, 2011. To enter the Spring Back to Vailtravel challenge, contestants must write at l... 
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02/16/11Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results
CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) "2010 was a successful year in which we delivered $11.4 billion in gross bookings, 6% growth in Adjusted EBITDA, and acceleration in room night growth to 8%. We were particularly pleased with the performance of our ebookers business in Europe and our U.S. distribut... 
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02/09/11Forget Flowers & Candy: Orbitz Insider Index Reveals 'Romantic Getaway' Most Desired Valentine's Gift
'Beach Bungalow' Trumps 'Wine Country B&B' and 'Winter Chalet' CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) today released a special edition of the Insider Index which takes a look at romantic vacations and popular Valentine's Day destinations according to booking patterns on Orbitz.com and a survey of site users. Survey Says: Trips are Tops Taking a vacation with your sweetheart is the most preferred Valentine's Day gift, though few have ever given or received such a ... 
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02/07/11Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the Goldman Sachs Technology & Internet Conference
CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today that it will participate in the Goldman Sachs Technology & Internet Conference in San Francisco, California on Thursday, February 17, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Barney Harford, President and Chief Executive Officer of Orbitz Worldwide, will participate in a question and answer session that will begin at 11:00 a.m., Pacific Standard Time (PST). A l... 
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02/07/11Orbitz Worldwide Renews Contract Through 2015 With ITA Software
CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) today announced the signing of a long-term renewal agreement with ITA Software, Inc., a leading provider of innovative solutions to the travel industry. The agreement includes terms for Orbitz Worldwide's use of ITA's QPX software for the Orbitz.com and CheapTickets.com websites through December 31, 2015. An ITA customer since the launch of Orbitz.com in 2001, Orbitz Worldwide will continue to take advantage of the in... 
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02/04/11Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Fourth Quarter 2010 Earnings Call on February 16
CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call to discuss the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2010, on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CST). A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com/. The company will issue a press release reporting its results prior to the call. ... 
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01/14/11The Orbitz Insider Index Looks Ahead to Travel in 2011
Index also provides 2010 travel retrospective with the most booked destinations, busiest travel weeks and most popular travel routes CHICAGO, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) today released its first Orbitz Insider Index of 2011, taking a look back at travel in 2010 and forecasting top destinations, hotel and travel trends for 2011. Busiest Air Travel Weeks in 2010: The top honor of busiest travel week once again goes to Christmas Week (Dec. 19 – Dec. 25), followed by t... 
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01/10/11ebookers Introduces Dedicated Mobile Site for Booking Travel
Easy Travel Booking On the Move in a European First From ebookers.com Leading online travel agent, ebookers.com, is paving the way for mobile travel by announcing the launch of its mobile website, which allows consumers to browse and book direct from their mobile phone.  As the first online travel agent in Europe to offer a fully bookable mobile service for multiple products, the new mobile site sees ebookers leading the way in driving m-commerce in the travel sector while responding to... 
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01/04/11ebookers Sponsors Trevor McDonald’s Secret Mediterranean on ITV
Leading online travel agent, ebookers.com, will sponsor ITV’s new weekly, four part series, Trevor McDonald’s Secret Mediterranean, which airs on Tuesday 4th January at 8pm. The campaign will allude to ebookers’ new ‘book easier, travel happier’ brand message and forms part of a wider marketing strategy to drive brand awareness amongst mainstream consumer audiences with a passion for travel.   The new series follows Sir Trevor as he explores the Mediterranean and unearths some of the fo... 
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01/03/11Orbitz Worldwide Appoints Russ Hammer as Chief Financial Officer
CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the appointment of Russ Hammer as the company's Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2011. Previously, Russ was Chief Financial Officer at Crocs, Inc. Russ succeeds Marsha Williams, whose planned retirement was announced in June 2010. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110103/CG23329) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) "I am delighted to welcome... 
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12/15/10CheapTickets Value Travel Forecast Unveils Top Budget-Friendly Destinations for 2011
Forecast Culls 2010 Data to Reveal Cheapest Times to Visit Top Destinations CHICAGO, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel company that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels®," today unveiled its annual CheapTickets Value Travel Forecast, which gives travelers insight into 2011 hotel pricing trends based on a look back at 2010 customer data. From domestic hotspots like Miami and New York, to international markets such as Spain, Italy and France, the ... 
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12/14/10Orbitz Launches Winter Sale with Up to 50 Percent Off Thousands of Hotels Around the World
CHICAGO, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) is offering a snowfall of savings this holiday season, with up to 50% off thousands of hotels worldwide during its Winter Hotel Sale*.   "The Orbitz Winter Hotel Sale comes at an ideal time for travelers looking for an affordable vacation to unwind from the holidays, get away for New Year's Eve, or renew for the New Year," said Jeanenne Tornatore, Senior Travel Editor of Orbitz.com.  "From luxury hotspots to budget-frien... 
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12/09/10Orbitz Worldwide and UFC® Launch Travel Service on UFC.com
Orbitz Worldwide Private Label Solution Makes Traveling to Live UFC Events Easier than Ever  Las Vegas, NV, and Chicago, IL, Dec. 9, 2010 –Seeing an Ultimate Fighting Championship® event live is one of the greatest experiences in all of professional sports. Now, traveling to UFC events is easier than ever before. The UFC announced today that it selected the Orbitz Worldwide Distribution private label travel solution to power hotel, airfare, car rental and dynamic packaging capabilities ... 
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12/07/10Flexibility and Efficiency Once Again Top of Mind for Business Travelers During Overall Corporate Travel Rebound
New Study Highlights Most Frequently Used Ancillary Airline Services, Lagging Mobile Adoption Among Business Travelers CHICAGO, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --In contrast to the spring Orbitz for Business / Business Traveler Magazine Quarterly Trend Report, new survey data shows that flexibility and efficiency are now on par with cost savings during the overall rebound in corporate travel. Of the 929 business travelers surveyed for the Fall report, only 38 percent felt 'very' or 'extr... 
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11/15/10Orbitz Launches Native iPhone(R) and Android(TM) Applications That Allow Consumers to Shop and Book Flight, Hotel and Car Rental Options
Applications Complement Next Generation Mobile Website That Allows Consumers to Access Orbitz on Any Web-Enabled Mobile Device CHICAGO, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com/) today announced the launch of the first native application for the iPhone(R) and Android(TM) mobile devices that allows customers to shop and book a broad selection of air, car rental and hotel options. Additionally, the company announced the launch of a next generation mobile website (ht... 
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11/15/10Orbitz Worldwide Names Roger Liew Chief Technology Officer
CHICAGO, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced that it has named Roger Liew Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Previously, Roger was vice president of technology at Orbitz Worldwide and group manager of the Intelligent Marketplace group. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101115/CG01620) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101115/CG01620) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) ... 
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11/11/10Orbitz Worldwide and Walgreens Launch Partnership to Keep Travelers Healthy
New poll reveals 25 percent of travelers have had holiday trips interrupted by illness CHICAGO and DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --With more than 40 million Americans expected to travel this holiday season, Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) and Walgreens (NYSE, Nasdaq: WAG) today launched a year-long initiative to help keep travelers healthy. As part of today's announcement, the two companies released the results of a new poll that found 25 percent of holiday travelers sur... 
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11/08/10Orbitz Insider Index Reveals the Busiest Airports for Thanksgiving
Orbitz Helps Travelers Navigate This Year's Busy Thanksgiving Roadmap CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkey isn't the only thing synonymous with the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.  Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) today unveiled its recipe for Thanksgiving travel with the Insider Index of the busiest airports during the November holiday.  This year's index features both time-saving tips at the nation's busiest airports, as well as a list of the least busy alternatives for Thanksgiving... 
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11/04/10Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2010 Results
CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) "Orbitz Worldwide delivered Adjusted EBITDA growth of 7 percent in the third quarter and solid year over year improvements in gross bookings, transactions and hotel room nights. ebookers deliv... 
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11/01/10Orbitz Insider Index Highlights Top 10 Early Ski Destinations
Orbitz Taps the Coolest U.S. Ski Destinations to Get You on the Slopes Before 2011 CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With the official start of winter now on the horizon, Orbitz is giving skiers and snowboarders an early downhill rush this year.  Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) today unveiled its top 10 early ski destinations, offering pre-season snow-seekers the insight they need to book the best destinations before peak season begins.   "We're seeing a lot of great deals from our hot... 
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10/25/10Orbitz for Business Launches New Travel Security and Business Continuity Tools
New Traveler Limit(SM) and Traveler Locator(SM) Tools Enable Sophisticated Management of and Communication with Employees CHICAGO, Oct 25, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel business of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW), today unveiled new tools that give travel managers and senior business leaders the ability to provide increased traveler security and ensure greater business continuity while mitigating the financial exposure caused by unexpected global e... 
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10/25/10Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Call on November 4
CHICAGO, Oct 25, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call to discuss the company's financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010, on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website... 
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10/11/10Orbitz Launches 'I Love the Gulf' Promotion to Help Spur Travel to the Gulf of Mexico With Up to 40% Off Hotels and $50 Restaurant.com Gift Card
Show the Gulf Some Love and Get a Free Meal by Booking a Participating Hotel in the Region CHICAGO, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotels along the Gulf of Mexico and within Florida are showing Orbitz travelers the love for the rest of the year.  Today, Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) launched its "I Love the Gulf" Promotion, offering up to 40% off* participating hotels for travel between October 11, 2010 and December 31, 2010.  And to sweeten the deal, Orbitz will throw in a $50 Restaurant.com Gi... 
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09/23/10Away.com's Top 10 Hidden-Gem Wine Regions In Your Backyard
WASHINGTON, Sept 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Uncork a new adventure. Away.com, a leading travel research and planning website, has just unveiled its Top Ten List of the premier vineyards for those seeking off-the-beaten-path destinations this fall. The best part? All of the recommendations are conveniently located near major metropolitan areas in the United States, making them the perfect add-on to a big-city getaway. "Most people tend to associate vineyards with California, forgett... 
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09/13/10Alaska Airlines Selects Orbitz Private Label Solution For Online Car Rentals and Hotel Bookings
Technology To Enable Seamless Travel Product Search and Booking On Alaskaair.com CHICAGO, Sept 13, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) today announced that Alaska Airlines has selected the Orbitz Worldwide Distribution private label solution to power hotel and car rental search and booking capabilities on its website, www.alaskaair.com. The new offering is built on iSeatz's highly-flexible OneView In-Path Plus platform that allows Alaska Airlines to seamlessly offer o... 
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09/10/10Orbitz Launches Fall Sale With Up to 40% Off, Free Nights and $500 Off Future Travel for Thousands of Hotels Worldwide
Orbitz Insider Index Reveals Fall's Top Shoulder Season Destinations and Year-Over-Year Average Daily Hotel Rate Changes CHICAGO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) today announced its annual Fall Hotel Sale, giving travelers up to 40 percent off of select hotels and $500 off future travel for thousands of hotels worldwide(1).  The company also released the latest edition of the Orbitz Insider Index revealing the most popular shoulder season destinations and year-over-y... 
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09/09/10Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the Morgan Stanley Business & Education Services Conference
CHICAGO, Sept 09, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today that it will participate in the Morgan Stanley Business & Education Services Conference in New York, New York on Thursday, September 23, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Barney Harford, President and Chief Executive Officer of Orbitz Worldwide, will participate in a question and answer se... 
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08/23/10Orbitz Insider Index Reveals Top 10 Labor Day Destinations
Hot Hotel Deals Close to Home Make City Escapes an Easy Choice for Summer's Last Long Weekend CHICAGO, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) today released its annual "Labor Day Weekend" edition of the Insider Index, highlighting the top 10 U.S. and International destinations where Americans will travel to enjoy the last long weekend of the 2010 summer travel season. "Metropolitan destinations, close to home top travelers' lists as the most popular destinations this Labor Day," sai... 
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08/10/10Orbitz for Business Adopts IBM's Global Expense Reporting Solution for Enterprise Customers
Integrated Solution Delivers End-to-End Travel and Expense Management CHICAGO, Aug 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW), today announced it will seamlessly integrate travel reservation data into IBM's Global Expense Reporting Solution (IBM GERS) in order to offer its corporate travel customers more flexibility and choice in how they manage and report travel expenses. The announcement bolsters the Orbitz for Bu... 
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08/09/10Orbitz Launches Groundbreaking Hotel Search Experience with Industry-Leading Property Comparison Features
Orbitz now enables detailed side-by-side hotel comparisons upfront on the search results page CHICAGO, Aug 09, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW)today announced the launch of a new hotel search experience on its flagship travel website Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com/). The enhancements introduced to the Orbitz website line up with the Orbitz commitment to give consumers the information, tools and resources needed to make smart decisions when booking a hotel, and ... 
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08/09/10Orbitz for Business and TripIt Join Forces to Deliver Mobile and Networking Tools for Corporate Travelers
New Service Will Help Business Travelers Stay Connected and Productive On the Road CHICAGO, Aug 09, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --2010 -Orbitz for Business (www.orbitzforbusiness.com), the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), today announced a strategic partnership with trip management service TripIt (www.tripit.com). Available immediately to Orbitz for Business customers, TripIt helps road warriors share travel itineraries with colleagues and clients in their social and ... 
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08/05/10Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2010 Results
CHICAGO, Aug 05, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) "Orbitz Worldwide's second quarter results significantly exceeded our Adjusted EBITDA expectations, increasing 7 percent year over year, to $48.1 million. We posted solid year over year improvement... 
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08/03/10CheapTickets Unveils Winning Commercial in 'We're Too Cheap to Advertise' Contest
Grand Prize Winner Brendan Walsh Awarded $50,000 in Travel Plus TV Spot for 'Fishing Season' Advertisement to Air on the Travel Channel in August CHICAGO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- CheapTickets.com (www.cheaptickets.com) today announced the three winners of the "We're Too Cheap to Advertise" contest.  The promotion called on consumers to submit 30-second video ads illustrating how good it feels to save on travel with CheapTickets. Votes from the general public in the "We're Too Cheap to A... 
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08/02/10Orbitz Worldwide Announces Private Label Partnership With LAN Airlines
Solution Brings Breadth and Depth of Orbitz Worldwide Supplier Relationships to LAN Airlines' Customers in the U.S. CHICAGO, Aug 02, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced that LAN Airlines has selected the Orbitz Worldwide Distribution private label solution to provide dynamic package booking capabilities on its U.S. website LAN.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813... 
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07/27/10Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Call on August 5
CHICAGO, July 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call to discuss the company's financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010, on Thursday, August 5, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at h... 
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07/20/10Let the Voting Begin! CheapTickets Reveals Six Finalists Competing for $50,000 Travel Prize
'Too Cheap To Advertise' Contest Winner also Scores Ad on Travel Channel CHICAGO, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- CheapTickets.com (www.cheaptickets.com) today revealed the six consumer finalists in the "We're Too Cheap to Advertise" contest, where contestants submitted 30-second video ads highlighting just how good it feels to save on travel at CheapTickets.com. They're not only competing to win $50,000 in travel but also to have their creative genius aired on the Travel Channel throughout August. ... 
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07/15/10'When You Orbitz, You Know'
New Advertising Campaign Highlights How Orbitz Helps Customers Select Hotels CHICAGO, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) today announced the launch of a new advertising campaign.  The new campaign and branded tagline, "When You Orbitz, You Know," shows how Orbitz provides the information and resources consumers need to book hotel rooms. "Research tells us that consumers really want access to information that will help them make the right decisions when they book hotels," sa... 
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07/13/10As Corporate Travel Rebounds, Business Travelers Are Booking Smarter
Report Finds That 70 percent of Business Travelers Say They Feel Personally Obligated to Save Their Company Money CHICAGO, July 13, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --With corporate travel on pace for a rebound in 2010, cost saving lessons from the past two years remain top of mind for individual business travelers. In the latest Orbitz for Business/Business Traveler Magazine Quarterly Trend Report, 70 percent of business travelers said they felt personally obligated to save their company money ... 
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07/06/10Orbitz Worldwide Names Chris Orton Chief Marketing Officer
CHICAGO, July 6, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced that it has named Chris Orton as the company's next chief marketing officer, effective immediately. Chris joins Orbitz Worldwide from eBay, Inc., where he served as senior director of Internet marketing. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100706/CG30669) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100706/CG30669) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) (L... 
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06/30/10TravelersFirst.org Coalition to Mobilize Millions of Online Travelers Against New Taxes, Unfair Tourism Policies
Top Priority for Coalition Will Be Passage of Internet Travel Tax Fairness Act WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interactive Travel Services Association (www.interactivetravel.org) today announced the launch of TravelersFirst.org, a new coalition representing millions of users of online travel sites that will educate and mobilize those users to take action on important public policy issues like new tourism taxes and unfair tourism policies.   Among the highest priorities for the c... 
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06/29/10Top 10 Celebrity Hotels and Affordable Alternatives From Orbitz and OK! Magazine
Revealing the Most Exclusive Celebrity Hideaways alongside Swanky, Budget-Friendly Options CHICAGO, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to spot A-List celebrities on your summer vacation? Orbitz and OK! Magazine are excited to reveal the world's 10 most exclusive celebrity hotels where stars like Katy Perry, Ashton Kutcher, and Justin Bieber escape for the ultimate in luxurious vacations. For those just as happy to party like rock stars, Orbitz also is sharing the inside scoop on 10 affordable, a... 
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06/14/10Orbitz Launches 'Open Beach Guarantee' Giving Hotel Refunds for Florida Travelers
New Oil Spill Resource Center Provides Up-to-date Consumer Information for Gulf Coast Destinations CHICAGO, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz customers with plans for a beach vacation along the Florida Gulf Coast this summer can rest easier.  Orbitz.com announced today its Open Beach Guarantee, developed in partnership with participating Florida hotels, which offers full refunds on standalone hotel reservations* if the beach at a customer's destination is closed due to the oil spill. "We a... 
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06/08/10Orbitz Worldwide Announces Planned Retirement of Chief Financial Officer Marsha Williams
CHICAGO, June 8, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the planned retirement of Chief Financial Officer Marsha Williams. The company will be initiating a search for a successor. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) "We are grateful to Marsha for all of her contributions to Orbitz Worldwide, including her roles in the company's IPO and the stabilization of our business through last year's challenging economic period," sai... 
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06/01/10Win $50,000 in Travel by Creating the Next CheapTickets Commercial
CheapTickets 'We're Too Cheap to Advertise' Contest Gives Future Advertisers the Chance to Produce the Next 'Buzz Worthy' Commercial to Be Aired on Television CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you the next titan of Madison Avenue?  Maybe a budding filmmaker with a future that includes red carpets and award ceremonies?  CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com) is ready to give $50,000 in free travel to the next great advertising genius who can create a 30-second commercial that shows tr... 
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05/19/10Orbitz Worldwide Launches New AdventureFinder Site
New Site Becomes the Web's Most Comprehensive Destination for Adventure Vacations CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) today announced the launch of AdventureFinder (www.adventurefinder.com), a new travel Web site that provides instant access to the world's leading adventure vacations.  The site allows consumers to research, customize, and plan active escapes quickly and easily. Travelers looking to make their next vacation an adventure can choose from nearly 2,5... 
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05/18/10Orbitz Launches Summer Hotel Sale With Up to 40% Off, Free Nights, $300 Off Future Travel
Choose from Thousands of Hotels in Hundreds of Destinations Worldwide CHICAGO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Here's your big break! Escape to top summer destinations like Las Vegas and Cancun and enjoy up to 40 percent off* your hotel. Today, Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) launches its Summer Hotel Sale, giving travelers great savings on select hotels and vacation packages in sizzling summer destinations worldwide and $300 off future travel. "With up to 40% off hotels and free nights, the Orbitz Summer Ho... 
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05/11/10Orbitz Index Reveals Top 10 Summer Travel Destinations for 2010
Summer Travelers Take Advantage of Hot Hotel Rates in Vegas, Mexico and Orlando CHICAGO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With the start of summer vacation season just weeks away, consumers can look to Orbitz for this year's top summer travel trends.  This edition of the Orbitz Insider Index examines the most popular travel retreats for Memorial Day weekend through the heart of the summer season, and offers ideas for budget-minded travelers looking to find the best deals. "Summer travelers are ta... 
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05/07/10Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the 38th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
CHICAGO, May 7, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today that it will participate in the 38th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on Monday, May 17, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Barney Harford, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Marsha Williams, Chief Financial Officer, both of Orbitz Worldwide, will participate in a question and answer session tha... 
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05/05/10Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2010 Results
CHICAGO, May 5, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) "Orbitz Worldwide delivered strong Adjusted EBITDA growth of 12% in the first quarter. Transaction growth accelerated for the fourth consecutive quarter to 20% driven by consumer fee reductions and ongoing operational improvements," said Barney Harford, president & CEO of Or... 
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05/03/10New Park Finder Tool on GORP.com Makes Planning Your Next Outdoor Escape Quick and Easy
Top three national park adventures revealed for late spring and early summer WASHINGTON, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- GORP.com (www.gorp.com), the leading resource for outdoor travel and recreation throughout the world, today launched Park Finder, a new tool that allows travelers to quickly search more than 850 national parks and forests, state parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands within the United States. "There are hundreds of breathtaking national parks and other public lands across the ... 
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04/26/10Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host First Quarter 2010 Earnings Call on May 5
CHICAGO, April 26, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call to discuss the company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010, on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com. The company will issue a press release re... 
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04/12/10Orbitz Insider Index Reveals Top 10 Destinations for Spring 'Shoulder Season' Savings
Late Spring Vacation Hotspots Offer up to 30 Percent off Summer Prices CHICAGO, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring and fall -- called "shoulder seasons" in the travel industry -- have long been known by budget travelers as the time to take advantage of significant savings and fewer crowds in popular destinations.  In this edition of the Orbitz Insider Index, Orbitz reveals the top 10 Spring Shoulder Season destinations where travelers will find savings up to 30 percent less than summer pack... 
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04/06/10Orbitz Worldwide Distribution Announces Strategic Partnership with iSeatz
Exclusive agreement provides unprecedented level of customization, integration for travel suppliers seeking private label cross-sell and package solutions CHICAGO and NEW ORLEANS, April 6, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) today announced an exclusive, multi-year partnership with New Orleans-based iSeatz to develop customized private label and in-path travel solutions that will revolutionize the travel distribution landscape. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin... 
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03/10/10Orbitz Index Reveals Top 10 Spring Break Destinations for 2010
Riviera Maya, Fort Myers Top List of Destinations with Biggest Hotel Savings CHICAGO, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- As families and college students embark on Spring Break vacations, Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) releases the top destinations where Spring Break travelers are heading this year. And, for the budget-minded traveler, it also reveals which destinations are offering some of the biggest savings on hotels compared to Spring Break 2009.   "While destinations like Las Vegas and Cancun domin... 
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03/04/10Orbitz Worldwide Appoints Martin Brand and Brad Gerstner to Board of Directors
CHICAGO, March 4, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the appointment of Martin Brand and Brad Gerstner to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Martin Brand is a managing director in the Private Equity Group of The Blackstone Group. Brad Gerstner is CEO of Altimeter Capital Management, a Boston-based investment firm. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) "We are delighted to have Martin Brand and Brad Gerstn... 
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03/04/10ebookers Removes all Hotel Charges
Online travel agent waives fees on hotel bookings March 4th 2010 - ebookers.com, one of Europe's leading online travel agents, today announces plans to waive hotel cancellation and amendment fees on its websites. From today, any customer who has booked a hotel through ebookers.com will no longer pay a fee to ebookers for changes or cancellations, providing travellers with greater flexibility and reassurance when it comes to planning their accommodation. Customers needing to amend or cance... 
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03/02/10Don't Follow the Crowd This Spring Break
Away.com Helps You Choose the Ultimate Spring Getaway Based on LifestyleWASHINGTON, March 2, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Pinpointing the perfect destination for Spring Break just got easier, thanks to Away.com (www.away.com). Today the travel-planning Web site announced the ultimate Spring Break destinations based on lifestyle and interests, in which Travel Specialists provide their top picks for the best destinations for families, deal seekers, adventure travelers, beach lovers, couples, ou... 
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02/25/10Orbitz 2010 'Best in Stay' Awards Recognize Top Customer-Rated Hotels
Get 10% Off Award-Winning Hotels in Popular Destinations Across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Caribbean CHICAGO, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) today announced the winners of its 2010 Best In Stay Awards (www.orbitz.com/bestinstay), recognizing more than 50 top-rated hotels based on reviews by Orbitz guests themselves. "As social media continues to evolve, more and more travelers are looking for advice from other travelers to help them choose the best hotel," said Peggy B... 
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02/23/10Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Results
CHICAGO, Feb 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) "We have made tremendous progress this past year towards strengthening our global hotel business and we are pleased with our momentum heading into 2010. During 2009, we significantly improved our customer value proposition by removing air booking fees on most fl... 
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02/17/10Orbitz Launches Orbitz for Agents, a Program That Pays Travel Agents Commissions for Hotel and Customized Travel Package Bookings
The first 500 travel agents who sign up and make their first booking on www.orbitzforagents.com by March 31, 2010 will earn higher commissions on hotel and travel packages through March 31, 2011CHICAGO, Feb 17, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), a leading online travel website, today announced the launch of a groundbreaking program that offers travel agents the opportunity to earn commissions on hotel reservations and customized travel package bookings made on behalf of th... 
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02/12/10Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Q4 2009 Earnings Call on February 23
CHICAGO, Feb 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call to discuss the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2009, on Tuesday, February 23 at 12:00 p.m. EST (11:00 a.m. CST). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com. The company will issue ... 
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02/10/10Orbitz Worldwide Appoints Jeremy Bellinghausen as HotelClub President
CHICAGO and SYDNEY, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the appointment of Jeremy Bellinghausen as president of HotelClub (www.HotelClub.com), effective immediately. Jeremy joins HotelClub from R.H. Donnelley, where he served as vice president of advertiser products and general manager of Business.com. Jeremy succeeds Chloe Lim, who is leaving HotelClub to pursue other opportunities. (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100210/CG52... 
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02/08/10Brits Spend As Much Time Planning A Holiday As They Do Tanning
ebookers.com reveals 1 in 10 Brits will spend 24hrs planning their holiday, matching the time they spend tanning while on holiday! February 8th 2010 - ebookers.com, one of Europe’s leading online travel agents, has uncovered that more than 1 in 10 conscientious Brits will invest 24hours or more when it comes to planning their holiday. This compares to sunbathing for just 24.5hrs once they actually land in their destination, according to research released today. The research, which polled 4,000... 
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02/01/10ebookers Introduces Dedicated Mobile Website For Planning Travel
Easy travel planning on the move is the latest innovation from ebookers.com February 1st 2010 - ebookers.com, one of Europe’s leading online travelagents, has today launched a dedicated mobile website to help customers plan and research travel on the move. As one of the first online travel agents to offer the service, the new mobile website will allow anyone with an internet-enabled mobile phone to plan their next holiday from the palm of their hand. The mobile site will provide direct access ... 
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01/28/10Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Closes on Debt and Equity Transactions
- PAR exchanged $49.56 million of Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. senior term debt for 8,141,402 shares of common stock. - Travelport purchased 9,025,271 shares of Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. common stock for $50 million in cash. CHICAGO, Jan 28, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced that PAR Investment Partners ("PAR") and Travelport each completed their purchases of additional common shares of the Company on January 26, 2010. The share purchases were priced... 
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01/27/10Away.com Launches Romance Guides, Names Top 10 Romantic Destinations for 2010
WASHINGTON, Jan 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Just in time for Valentine's Day, leading travel-planning site Away.com (http://away.com) launched "Away.com Romance Travel Guides,"giving amorous readers the inside scoop on the 45 most romantic destinations worldwide. From the hottest spots to catch a beautiful sunset to the most romantic hotels and restaurants, Away.com's insightful editorial team uncovers new ideas for getaways that set the mood for romance. Plus, an interactive map lets ... 
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01/21/10Orbitz Insider Index Reveals Top 10 Ski Destinations for 2010
Orbitz Recommends U.S. Ski Destinations that Will Get You in the Spirit of the Games without an Olympic-Sized Price Tag CHICAGO, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- From the games in Vancouver to the snow storms that have blanketed the country, skiers and snowboarders have plenty of reasons to get excited to hit the slopes. Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) announces the Top 10 Ski Destinations for the 2010 ski season and offers insider insights on where to head to get in the spirit of the biggest winter sporting ev... 
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01/14/10Orbitz Launches 'Winter Cruise Event' With Major Price Drops and Bonus Offers
Orbitz Insider Index Reveals Most Popular Cruise Routes and Least Expensive Ports of Departure CHICAGO, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) kicks off wave season this year with its Winter Cruise Event* featuring the season's hottest deals on top cruise lines. Between now and February 4, 2010, Orbitz customers can take advantage of reduced prices, free upgrades and onboard savings, making cruising an unbeatable value for a winter getaway. "We expect 2010 to be a consumer's market fo... 
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01/07/10GORP.com Revamps Site to Make it Easier for Active Travelers to Plan the Ultimate Outdoor Adventure
New Trail Finder and Photo Galleries Enhance Experience WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- GORP.com (www.gorp.com), the leading online resource for outdoor travel and recreation throughout the world, today unveiled its newly enhanced Web site that includes fresh trip-planning tools, enriched weekend guides, new destination photo galleries and improved navigation. "Known by everyone from serious hikers and trekkers to casual campground adventurers, GORP has for many years provided consumers a... 
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12/28/09Orbitz Launches Winter Hotel Blowout Sale With Up to 50% Off at Thousands of Hotels Worldwide
CHICAGO, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As the past month of snow storms and holidays enters into the rear view mirror of 2009, Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) launches into 2010 with a huge Winter Hotel Blowout* sale. Travelers can save up to 50% off hotels in top destinations around the world, including Europe, Mexico, Hawaii and the Caribbean. "With Orbitz hotel deals from the Caribbean to Europe, the biggest decision for consumers won't be if they should take a vacation, but rather where and how soon they... 
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12/16/09Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the Citi 20th Annual Global Entertainment, Media & Telecommunications Conference
CHICAGO, Dec 16, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today that it will participate in the Citi 20th Annual Global Entertainment, Media & Telecommunications Conference in San Francisco, California on Wednesday, January 6, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Barney Harford, Chief Executive Officer, and Marsha Williams, Chief Financial Officer, both of Orbitz Worldwide, will participate in a question and answe... 
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12/15/09Record Low Hotel Rates Make Vegas the Most Popular U.S. Travel Destination in 2009
Orbitz Offers Insider Insight on 2010 Travel Deals CHICAGO, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As another year draws to a close, Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) releases its final Insider Index of the year, looking back at when and where Americans spent their travel dollars in 2009 and offering insight for planning travel in the year ahead. Busiest Air Travel Weeks in 2009: It may surprise many travelers, who waited in long security lines over Thanksgiving, to learn that this was not the busiest travel time of t... 
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12/10/09ebookers reorganises into three key regions in Europe
One of Europe's leading online travel companies is reorganising its business operations 10.12.09 – London, UK; Tamer Tamar, President, ebookers.com comments: "ebookers, one of Europe's largest online travel companies, and Orbitz Worldwide's (NYSE: OWW) full-service European travel brand is reorganising its business operations.   A burgeoning turn-around story in Europe following completion of its platform migration in 2009, ebookers websites now benefit from increased access to hotel inv... 
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12/10/09Orbitz Picks Top 10 Hotels Decked Out for the Holidays
23-foot gingerbread house and indoor snowfall among the standout decorations that bring excitement to holiday travel CHICAGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- From New York to Oahu, hotels around the country are getting all blinged out to help travelers feel the holiday spirit. This year, Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) has selected The Best Decked Out Hotels in ten popular holiday destinations. "Hotels meticulously plan their holiday activities and decorations," said Peggy Bianco, Group Vice President of Gl... 
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11/18/09Enhanced Orbitz Low Price Guarantee Boosts Consumer Confidence That Orbitz Delivers the Lowest Hotel Rates
Orbitz Low Price Guarantee Combined with Orbitz Price Assurance Gives Hotel Bookers Ultimate Price Protection CHICAGO, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) today announced it has enhanced its Low Price Guarantee, giving customers ironclad confidence they're getting the lowest possible hotel prices. Under the new program, customers who find their prepaid hotel room available for a lower price on any site, including Orbitz, can receive a refund for the difference and a $50 discount on ... 
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11/11/09Orbitz Reveals the Busiest Airports for Thanksgiving
Orbitz Insider Tells Travelers How to Navigate Airports over the Holiday Season CHICAGO, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) today released the Insider Index of the busiest airports for Thanksgiving, as well as time-saving tips on navigating bustling airports during the holiday season. The Index also reveals the least busy airports, helping travelers who have not yet booked their airline tickets make an informed decision when choosing their airports. Orbitz Index most/l... 
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11/05/09Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results
-- Net income was $7 million for the quarter compared with a net loss of $287 million for the third quarter of 2008 -- Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter was $44 million, an increase of 2 percent from the third quarter of 2008 -- Adjusted EBITDA margin increased to 24 percent for the quarter, from 18 percent for the third quarter of 2008, reflecting the company's ongoing focus on improving marketing efficiency and aggressively managing operating costs CHICAGO, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-Fir... 
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11/05/09Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Announces Equity Investments Totaling $100 Million
- PAR Investment Partners to exchange $49.68 million of Orbitz Worldwide senior term debt for 8.16 million shares of Orbitz Worldwide common stock - Travelport to purchase 9.025 million shares of newly-issued Orbitz Worldwide common stock for $5.54 per share CHICAGO, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced two simultaneous transactions. In the first transaction PAR Investment Partners ("PAR") has entered into a definitive agreement to ... 
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10/30/09Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Q3 2009 Earnings Call on November 5
CHICAGO, Oct 30, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call to discuss the company's financial results for the third quarter of 2009, on Thursday, November 5 at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CST). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com. The company will issue a press release repo... 
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09/29/09Orbitz.com Delivers Customers Improved Flexibility and Value with New Change Fee and Cancellation Fee Policy
Removal of Orbitz change and cancellation fees on hotels combined with Hotel Price Assurance and Total Price hotel search results makes Orbitz the most flexible, competitive and transparent place to book hotels online CHICAGO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing enhanced flexibility and value for travelers, Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) today announced that it will no longer charge change and cancellation fees on hotel bookings made anywhere in the world(1). Travel plans often change. By removing ou... 
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09/23/09Orbitz Insider Index Divulges Secrets on Fall's Top Shoulder Season Hotspots
Sale Launches with Hotels from $35 per Night In Autumn's Popular Destinations CHICAGO, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz.com, www.orbitz.com, today released the latest edition of the Orbitz Insider Index, revealing the top shoulder season destinations offering big fun and even bigger savings this fall. The company also announced its Fall Sale, giving customers even more value to some of the season's most popular destinations. "Fall's shoulder season, the period between summer and holiday travel... 
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09/23/09ebookers Enhances Customer Service with Launch of Live Chat
New Instant Messenger Tool enables Customers get high-quality service at the right time ebookers Enhances Customer Service with Launch of Live Chat New Instant Messenger Tool enables Customers get high-quality service at the right time   September 23rd, 2009, London, England -- ebookers.com (www.ebookers.com), one of Europe's largest online travel companies, today announced it was enhancing its customer service offerings available to consumers by launching its new Live Chat feature, an... 
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09/16/09Appointment of John Ryan as Director of Hotels Europe Middle East & Africa
Appointed made to further support ebookers’ commitment to building out its hotel business for consumers and suppliers alike London, UK, 16.09.09 - Orbitz WorldWide has appointed John Ryan as Director of its hotel supplier relations team in Europe, the Middle East and Africa to further support ebookers’ commitment to building out its hotel business for consumers and suppliers alike. In this role, Ryan will oversee Orbitz Worldwide’s hotel market management teams across Europe, the Middle Ea... 
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09/10/09Away.com's Editors Pick World's Best Resorts & Lodges
New 'Best Resorts & Lodges' Guide Launches on Away.com WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Away.com (http://away.com), a leading website for travel planning, announced the launch today of its new "Best Resorts & Lodges Guide" - a comprehensive directory of the top domestic and international resorts and lodges. The guide offers in-depth profiles of 200 of the world's best destination resorts across ten popular travel categories, including the best family resorts, best beach resorts, bes... 
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09/08/09ebookers.com Launches Innovative Hotel Functionality
One of Europe's largest online travel companies today announced the launch of new advances in its hotel offering September 8th 2009, London, England - ebookers.com (www.ebookers.com), one of Europe's largest online travel companies, today announced the launch of new advances in its hotel offering. The innovations provide consumers with quick and easy-to-review tools enabling a fast and informed hotel booking decision.   “By steadily rolling out time-saving and innovative features across ... 
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08/24/09Orbitz for Business Asks Via Online Chat: Can I help you?
Online Corporate Travel Site Begins Beta Test of "Live Chat" Support for Customers Searching for Business Travel CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Demonstrating its leadership as an innovative online corporate travel provider which anticipates the needs of business travelers, Orbitz for Business (www.orbitzforbusiness.com) today announced it will soon begin testing live instant message customer support. Testing will start for some customers near t... 
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08/20/09Orbitz Insider Index Reveals Most Popular 2009 Labor Day Weekend Destinations
Index highlights where travelers will get the most for their money over summer's last big holiday weekend CHICAGO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest travel weekends of the season for a reason - it's Americans' last chance for a long weekend getaway before summer slips away. This edition of the Orbitz Insider Index reveals both where travelers are celebrating this holiday weekend and where they will find some of the biggest savings for a late-summer escape. "Labor ... 
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08/17/09Orbitz.com Adds Google Street View Giving Its Customers a Virtual Walking Tour of a Hotel's Neighborhood
Integration of Google Street View into hotel shopping path allows customers to tour the neighborhood before they commit to making a booking CHICAGO, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) today made choosing a hotel easier with the integration of Google Street View into its mapping functionality. Orbitz is the only major U.S. online travel company(1) to integrate Google Street View into its hotel offering, allowing customers to explore the neighborhood around a hotel and check out ... 
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08/05/09Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
- Domestic air transaction growth rate increased by 22 percentage points versus the first quarter of 2009 - Net income was $10 million for the quarter compared with a net loss of $5 million for the second quarter of 2008 - Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter was $45 million, an increase of 23 percent from the second quarter of 2008 CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) t... 
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07/28/09Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Q2 2009 Earnings Call on August 5
CHICAGO, July 28, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call to discuss the company's financial results for the second quarter of 2009, on Wednesday, August 5 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com. The company will issue a press release repor... 
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07/23/09Orbitz Offers Exclusive 'Vegas VIP Savings Pass' Worth $500 in Resort Credits and Discounts with any Las Vegas Flight, Hotel or Package Booking
VIP Savings Pass Combined with 'Huge Hotel Sale' Make Orbitz Clear Choice for Finding Vegas Deals This Summer CHICAGO, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) today announced the launch of the 'Vegas VIP Savings Pass' promotion. Orbitz customers who book any Las Vegas flight, hotel or package on Orbitz.com before August 24, 2009* will receive an Orbitz 'Vegas VIP Savings Pass' that offers exclusive resort credits and discounts worth up to $500 at four top resorts - The Venetian Reso... 
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07/15/09Orbitz.com Extends Hotel Booking Fee Cut
Booking Fee Cut Combined with the 'Huge Hotel Sale' Continues Orbitz' Unmatched Summer Savings for Travelers CHICAGO, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) today announced the extension of its dramatic booking fee cut on all of its hotels around the world. This move follows a successful promotional trial that began in April. Combined with the Orbitz 'Huge Hotel Sale' with more than 11,000 properties on sale in thousands of destinations around the world, there's never been a better... 
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06/23/09Orbitz Worldwide Announces the Appointment of Tamer Tamar as President, ebookers
CHICAGO and LONDON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the appointment of Tamer Tamar as President, ebookers ( http://www.ebookers.com ), effective July 30, 2009. Previously Tamer was vice president of Europe and Middle East (EMEA) distribution for Expedia. Tamer will replace Alan Josephs, who is resigning his position within the company to pursue another professional opportunity. Alan will remain with the company through July to ensure a smooth transit... 
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06/18/09Orbitz Worldwide Announces the Appointment of Frank Petito as President, Orbitz for Business
CHICAGO, June 18, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the appointment of Frank Petito as President, Orbitz for Business (www.orbitzforbusiness.com). Previously Frank was senior vice president of corporate development for Orbitz Worldwide. Frank replaces Dean Sivley, who left the company recently to pursue other professional opportunities. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090618/CG34465) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-b... 
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06/01/09Orbitz.com Permanently Removes Flight Booking Fees
CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) announced today that it has permanently removed airline ticket booking fees* on domestic and international flights. This move follows a successful promotional trial that began in April. By removing flight booking fees and adding the protection of Flight Price Assurance, Orbitz clearly establishes itself as the best place for consumers to book their flights online. Orbitz led the industry with the launch of Price Assurance in June of 20... 
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06/01/09CheapTickets.com Permanently Removes Booking Fees on Flights
CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CheapTickets.com (http://www.cheaptickets.com) today announced that it will permanently remove booking fees on domestic and international flights*. The removal of fees follows a successful promotional trial that began in April. "CheapTickets customers are true deal seekers and price is the most important factor when booking a trip," said Tom Russell, group vice president for CheapTickets.com. "With the permanent removal of fees, CheapTickets has never been ch... 
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05/13/09Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
CHICAGO, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today that it will participate in the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on Tuesday, May 19, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Barney Harford, President and CEO of Orbitz Worldwide, will participate in a question and answer session that will begin at 3:40 pm Eastern Time (EDT). A live audiocast... 
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05/11/09Orbitz Launches Campaign to End U.S. Travel Ban to Cuba
New Orbitz-Ipsos Poll Finds that 67% of Americans Favor Allowing All Americans to Travel to Cuba 72% Feel Expanding U.S. Travel to Cuba Would Positively Impact the Lives of the Cuban People CHICAGO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) and Ipsos (www.ipsos.com) today released a public opinion survey showing that the overwhelming majority of Americans favor ending the U.S. Government's 50-year ban on travel to Cuba. Orbitz today also announced the launch of the "OpenCub... 
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05/06/09Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Results
CHICAGO, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) "In this challenging economic environment, we are intently focused on providing our customers with unparalleled value and transparency," said Barney Harford, president and CEO of Orbitz Worldwide. "In early April, we announced our 'Fly Fee Free' promotion removing booking ... 
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05/05/09Orbitz.com Leads the Industry with Launch of Hotel Price Assurance(SM)
PRNewswire CHICAGO New innovation makes Orbitz the first travel company to automatically refund travelers when cheaper hotel rates are booked on Orbitz.com CHICAGO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) today launched Hotel Price Assurance(SM), an industry-leading innovation that promises customers the best Orbitz rate for their hotel. Here's how it works: you book any pre-paid hotel on Orbitz, another Orbitz customer subsequently books the same hotel stay at a low... 
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04/28/09Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Earnings Call on May 6
CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call to discuss the company's financial results for the first quarter of 2009, on Wednesday, May 6 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9:00 a.m. CDT). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com. The company will issue a press release reporting... 
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04/22/09Orbitz.com Launches Groundbreaking 'Total Price' Hotel Search Results
Innovative display shows Total Price upfront making it easier than ever for consumers to search for hotels CHICAGO, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) today announced the launch of Total Price hotel search results. Orbitz is now the only major online travel company to show base rate, taxes & fees and Total Price per night upfront on the initial search results page. Competitors only show base rates on their initial search results pages making it impossible for c... 
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04/07/09Orbitz.com 'Fly Fee Free' Promotion Removes Booking Fees on Flights
Orbitz.com provides the best value to consumers with no flight booking fees and the safety of Price Assurance(SM) CHICAGO, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) today announced the "Fly Fee Free" promotion, removing booking fees* on flights booked on or before May 31, 2009. Together with Price Assurance, the "Fly Fee Free" promotion clearly establishes Orbitz as the best place for consumers to book their flight online. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/... 
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04/07/09CheapTickets.com Removes Booking Fees on Flights With 'CheapTickets Just Got Even Cheaper' Promotion
CHICAGO, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- CheapTickets.com (http://www.cheaptickets.com) today announced the "CheapTickets Just Got Even Cheaper" promotion, removing booking fees* on domestic and international airline tickets through May 31, 2009. "CheapTickets customers are deal-seekers and are always looking for ways to travel on the cheap," said Tom Russell, group vice president of marketing for CheapTickets.com. "And with our 'CheapTickets Just Got Even Cheaper' promotion now is the perfect time... 
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03/04/09Spring Break on a Budget: Orbitz Data Reveals Destinations With Biggest Hotel Price Drops
From Barbados to Banff, spring break hotels at half the cost of last year CHICAGO, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers looking for last-minute Spring Break deals this year won't have to look far. Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), the only online travel site to offer Price Assurance, reveals spring destination deals that fit every vacation style and budget, from just $48 a night. "Travelers who are still looking to book an affordable Spring Break getaway in March or April won't be disappointed," says Jean... 
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02/23/09Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Results
Net revenue for the quarter decreased nine percent to $180 million on gross bookings of $2.2 billion Net income was $8 million for the quarter compared with a net loss of $11 million for the fourth quarter of 2007 Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter was $35 million, a decrease of five percent from the fourth quarter of 2007 CHICAGO, Feb 23, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced results for the fourth quarter and full year ended D... 
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02/18/09Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Earnings Call on February 24
CHICAGO, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call to discuss the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2008, on Tuesday, February 24 at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CST). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com. The company wil... 
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02/17/09Orbitz Worldwide Signs Distribution Deal With Accor Group
Deal with Europe's Largest Hotelier Provides Orbitz Worldwide's portfolio of brands with access to more than 1,100 new properties globally CHICAGO, Feb 17, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced a multi-year distribution agreement deal with Europe's largest hotelier, the Accor Group. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) The agreement provides Orbitz Worldwide access to Acco... 
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02/13/09Franchise Services of North America Inc. Announces Auto Rental Distribution Deal with Orbitz Worldwide for the U-Save Brand
U-Save's inventory to be made available on Orbitz, CheapTickets sites in North America CALGARY, Alberta and CHICAGO, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Franchise Services of North America Inc.(TSXV-FSN) announced today that it has entered into an auto rental distribution agreement for its U-Save brand with Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW). The agreement enables U-Save's inventory of rental cars to be displayed on the company's Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) and CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets... 
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01/14/09Orbitz Worldwide and ExploreChicago.org Partner to Help Drive Tourism to “The Windy City”
January 14, 2009 – CHICAGO, IL – Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading, global online travel company, today announced an affiliate relationship with the City of Chicago’s Office of Tourism, whereby Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) will serve as a key partner of the new Explore Chicago (www.explorechicago.org) website, offering users the opportunity to book travel on the site. Each year, millions of travelers from around the world visit Chicago and its world-famous museums and cultural offerings, its... 
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01/12/09HotelClub Gives Virgin Blue Customers One-Stop Shopping for Air, Hotels
SYDNEY, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HotelClub (www.hotelclub.com.au), a leading hotel and global accommodation website and brand of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), today announced an exclusive agreement with Virgin Blue Airlines to provide integrated hotel accommodation offerings to all Virgin Blue Guests. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) The integration of HotelClub's online booking engine gives customers booking on the Virgin Blue Airlines... 
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01/07/09Barney Harford Appointed as President and CEO of Orbitz Worldwide
Additional Cost Reduction Measures Announced CHICAGO, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced the appointment of Barney Harford as the company's president and CEO. Harford has also been appointed to the Orbitz Worldwide board of directors. Harford will succeed Steve Barnhart who resigned to pursue other interests. Barnhart will remain with the company through early April in an advisory role to assist with the transition. ... 
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01/06/09ebookers Kicks Off New Year with Completion of Move to New Technology Platform
Orbitz Worldwide Completes Major Strategic Initiative by Migrating All 13 ebookers' Country Sites to Common Technology CHICAGO and LONDON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) kicked off 2009 by announcing that travel brand ebookers (http://www.ebookers.com) has completed the process of migrating and testing all 13 of its country sites across Europe to Orbitz Worldwide's new technology platform. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-b... 
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12/31/08Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate at the 2009 Citi Global Entertainment, Media & Telecommunications Conference
CHICAGO, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today that it will participate in the Citigroup 19th Annual Global Entertainment, Media & Telecommunications Conference in Phoenix, Arizona on Wednesday, January 7, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Marsha Williams, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a question and answer session that will begin at 4:40 p.m., Eastern Time (ET). A live audiocast of the se... 
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12/17/08United Way Signs on as Member of Orbitz Worldwide's Not-for-Profit Affiliate Program
Orbitz.com and CheapTickets.com Affiliate Offerings to Help Drive Alternative Sources of Revenue for Not-for-Profits as Direct Donations Decline Nationally CHICAGO and WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced that United Way has become a member of its not-for-profit affiliate program. As an Orbitz Worldwide affiliate, United Way enables its members and supporters to book travel on www.li... 
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12/16/08Have All the New Year's Fun on Half the Budget!
CheapTickets.com offers advice on how to travel to big-city celebrations without the big-city price tags CHICAGO, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Ringing in the New Year on a budget? Don't let the high price of New Year's Eve hotel accommodations keep you from celebrating with big-city style. CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel company that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels®," today announced the top five New Year's Eve cities and also unveiled nearby destination alternatives that gi... 
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12/11/08Business Travelers Expected to Become More Resourceful in 2009
Orbitz for Business Year-End Survey Shows Focus on Cost Efficiencies in Corporate Travel Policies 92% Calling In-Person Meetings as Important to their Work Productivity CHICAGO, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The big picture for 2008 reveals that cost controls may have been a more significant trend than policies focused on cutting back corporate travel. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) -- Nearly three-fou... 
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12/08/08Orbitz for Business International Goes Live in Canada and UK; Continental Europe and Australia Scheduled to Follow
TRX to Provide Global Ticket Processing and Support Services CHICAGO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz for Business (http://www.orbitzforbusiness.com), the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) serving more than one million business travelers, announced today that its new Orbitz for Business International (OFBi) product is now live and fully operational throughout Canada and available to customers in the United Kingdom. (Logo: http://www.newscom.co... 
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12/04/08CheapTickets.com 2009 Value Travel Forecast Reveals Top Budget Friendly Destinations for The New Year
Forecast suggests savings of up to 59 percent and reveals that in 2009, finding the best deal is all about choosing the right destination at the right time CHICAGO, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- CheapTickets.com (http://www.cheaptickets.com/), a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels®," today announced its 2009 Value Travel Forecast, an in-depth analysis of 2008 hotel pricing trends that projects the destinations expected to offer the most value to travelers i... 
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11/17/08Orbitz Worldwide Signs Distribution Agreement With Millennium and Copthorne Hotels & Resorts in Europe and the Middle East
CHICAGO, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading, global online travel company, today announced a distribution agreement with Millennium and Copthorne Hotels & Resorts, adding dozens of lodging properties under the Millennium and Copthorne brands throughout Europe and the Middle East. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Under the agreement, all properties will be made available through a portfolio of Orbitz Worldwid... 
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11/12/08CheapTickets.com Defines New Consumer Lifestyle as 'The Age of the Cheaponomy'
CheapTickets and SmartMoney.com Survey Reveals Consumers are Changing the Way They Think, Live and Spend Due to the Economy, but are Still Looking to Travel CHICAGO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- CheapTickets.com (http://www.cheaptickets.com/), a leading online travel company that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels®," today announced the results of a survey which illustrates that Americans are living in a new era of consumerism, "The Age of the Cheaponomy." Cheaponomy(SM), a term coined ... 
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11/05/08Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Participate in the Piper Jaffray Global Internet Summit on November 12
CHICAGO, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will attend the Piper Jaffray Global Internet Summit in Laguna Beach, Calif., on Wednesday, November 12, 2008. Steven Barnhart, President and CEO, will participate in a panel titled Travel: Next Leg of the Trip - Strategies for Growth in Online Travel. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) About Orbitz Worldwide Orbitz Worldwide (corp.orbitz.com) is a leading global onli... 
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11/04/08Orbitz Worldwide Names Jim Shaughnessy Chief Administrative Officer
Expands leadership role across multiple corporate disciplines CHICAGO, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced that Jim Shaughnessy will assume the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Jim Shaughnessy joined Orbitz Worldwide (http://corp.orbitz.com) as Senior Vice President and General Counsel prior t... 
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11/03/08Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Earnings Call on November 10
CHICAGO, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call to discuss the company's financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008, on November 10 at 5:00 p.m. EST (4:00 p.m. CST). A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com. The company will issue a press release reporting the results shortly before the call. The recorded webcas... 
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10/29/08Orbitz Worldwide Statement Concerning Ruling on Preliminary Injunction in Vanguard Car Rental USA Inc. v. Orbitz Worldwide, Inc.
CHICAGO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/-- The following is a statement from Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) concerning the recent ruling issuing a preliminary injunction in Vanguard Car Rental USA Inc. v. Orbitz Worldwide, Inc., a case currently pending in the Circuit Court of Cook County: "While Orbitz Worldwide respects the Court, we disagree with its decision and are disappointed with this preliminary injunction ruling. We strongly believe we acted in a way permitted by our contrac... 
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10/29/08Away.com Unveils Enhanced Website Making It Easier for Travelers to Plan a Vacation Based on Lifestyle
New Site Experience Helps Grow Orbitz Worldwide's Advertising Business CHICAGO and WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Away.com (http://www.away.com), a leading travel planning website and brand of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW - News), today unveiled its newly enhanced website. The site now provides comprehensive trip planning tools, more robust content and easier search navigation - making it simpler for travelers to research and plan a trip according to their specific preferences... 
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10/27/08Orbitz Worldwide Names Jeffrey Davidoff Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Responsibilities include offline and online marketing leadership for company's global portfolio of online travel brands CHICAGO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) today announced that it has named Jeffrey Davidoff as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. The senior leadership position within Orbitz Worldwide will include responsibilities for managing and aligning the offline and online marketing programs for the co... 
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10/09/08Orbitz Worldwide Announces Comprehensive Car Rental Agreement With Fox Rent A Car
Independent Car Rental Company's Selection of Hybrid Vehicles Further Supports Orbitz Eco-Travel Initiatives CHICAGO, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced a comprehensive agreement with Fox Rent A Car -- a discount car rental company offering a range of vehicles, including hybrids, at major airports globally. Orbitz Worldwide will offer Fox rentals across its two consumer brands in the Americas, Orb... 
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10/08/08Orbitz Goes the Extra Mile With Innovation: Travel Site Wins 2008 Budget Travel Magazine Award
Award honors companies that have done the most to make travel easier and more affordable CHICAGO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), a pioneer in online travel, has won a 2008 Extra Mile Award from Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel Magazine for its innovative use of social media and mobile technology to bring travelers vital up-to-minute travel information. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) "Innovation has always been at the core of our b... 
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09/24/08CheapTickets.com Delivers Real Tips From Real Travelers for Snagging a Cheap Holiday Getaway
Warm-Weather is Hot in 2008: Data Reveals Year's Most Popular and Inexpensive Holiday Destinations CHICAGO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- As travelers prepare for the joys -- and stresses -- of the holiday season, the savvier among them are uncovering secrets to stretching their year-end budgets. CheapTickets (http://www.cheaptickets.com/), the leading online travel company that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels(SM)," asked travelers to share their dollar-saving insights, gathering an ... 
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09/12/08Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Present at the Thomas Weisel Partners Consumer Conference on September 22
CHICAGO, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will present at the Thomas Weisel Partners Consumer Conference in New York on Monday, September 22, 2008. Steven Barnhart, President and CEO, will present at 9:45 a.m. EDT. A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed at http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/twp/consumer08/43103389.cfm or through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com... 
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09/04/08Orbitz Worldwide Expands European Hotel Presence With Swiss Quality Hotels International Agreement
CHICAGO, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced a distribution agreement with Zurich, Switzerland-based, Swiss Quality Hotels International (http://www.swissqualityhotels.com). The agreement coincides with expanding hotel inventory access for Orbitz Worldwide in Europe, as well as three consecutive quarters of more than 40% growth in international gross bookings. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin... 
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09/02/08Orbitz.com and ebookers.com to become MSN’s Travel Provider for MSN.uk and MSN.com
Orbitz Worldwide win competitive bid to power travel portals and integrate booking tools, service and content on MSN.uk UK – 2nd July, 2008 - MSN.uk, a unit of Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT), announced today that ebookers.com, a leading pan-European online flights booking and hotel reservation agency,  and its affiliated brand, Orbitz.com in the US, have signed a multi-year deal to serve as the online travel agency  for MSN’s travel portals in the United Kingdom (http://travel.uk.msn.... 
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09/02/08Orbitz Tees Off New Golf Offerings and Picks Fall's Best Getaways for the Game
New features allow golf travelers to book their entire vacation experience at www.golf.orbitz.com CHICAGO, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz.com, a pioneer in online travel, today announced the expansion of its golf site in time for travelers to embrace the fall golf season. With new tee time access, exclusive vacation offers, insider golf tips and tickets to the sport's top events, Orbitz travelers can now book their entire golf travel experience, from beginning to end, on http... 
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09/02/08CheapTickets.com's Fall 2008 Off-Season Deals Report Suggests Travelers Savor Autumn's Bounty on the Beach
Fall Beach Sale Offers $100-Off Vacation Packages Booked By November 23, 2008 CHICAGO, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For many, Labor Day marks the unofficial passing of summertime splendor. But research by CheapTickets (http://www.cheaptickets.com/) suggests that fall is an ideal time to enjoy sun, sand and surf. The leading online travel company that knows, "the less you pay, the better it feels(SM)," reveals its Fall 2008 Off-Season Deals Report, identifying 10 U.S. and Caribbean beaches offering... 
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08/19/08Orbitz.com Becomes First Major Online Travel Company to Offer Dedicated Vacation Rental Inventory
Orbitz Customers Can Now Instantly Book More than 30,000 Private Homes, Villas and Condos Across North America, Central America and the Caribbean CHICAGO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz.com (http://www.orbitz.com/), a pioneer in online travel, today announced it is the first major online travel company to offer a dedicated vacation rental site (http://vacationrentals.orbitz.com). Through a partnership with Zonder, a leading vacation rental provider, Orbitz is giving its custom... 
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08/06/08Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Announces Conference Call to be Held on August 6 to Discuss Second Quarter Results and Restatement
Company Announces Correction of Certain Financial Information CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced that it will restate its previously issued financial statements to correct the classification of certain intercompany transactions with Travelport Limited ("Travelport") and credit card receipts at its foreign operations. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) This restatement affects only t... 
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08/03/08Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Postpones Earnings Release
CHICAGO, Aug 03, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) has postponed the earnings release and conference call scheduled for Monday, August 4, to discuss the company's results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008, because the company's financial statements have not been finalized. The company currently anticipates that it will release earnings on Thursday, August 7. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) ... 
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07/31/08Orbitz Worldwide Celebrates First Anniversary of Trading on the NYSE and Recent Launch of Orbitz Price AssuranceSM
President and CEO Steve Barnhart, COO Mike Nelson, and Key Orbitz Worldwide Management to Ring the Closing Bell® EVENT:  Executives and guests of Orbitz Worldwide, headquartered in Chicago, Ill., will visit the New York Stock Exchange on Thurs., July 31, to celebrate the company’s first anniversary of trading on the Exchange. Orbitz Worldwide began trading on the NYSE on July 20, 2007, as an initial public offering under the ticker symbol “OWW”. Orbitz Worldwide stands on the NYSE... 
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07/29/08Orbitz for Business Unveils Top Markets Experiencing Increases, Decreases in Business Traveler Spending
Leading Online Travel Company Announces Deal with ExpenseWire in Continued Effort to Help Customers Manage Spend in Tightening Economy CHICAGO, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Record costs for jet fuel and a soft economy have forced many airlines, business travelers and corporate travel programs to explore and implement aggressive cost-cutting measures in 2008. With industry data showing continued increases for both average domestic airfare and the average daily rate for hotels, Or... 
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07/29/08Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Present at Canaccord Adams Global Growth Conference on August 12
CHICAGO, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will present at the Canaccord Adams 28th Annual Global Growth Conference Boston on Tuesday, August 12, 2008. Steven Barnhart, President and CEO, will present at 10:30 a.m. EDT. A live audiocast of the presentation can be accessed at http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/conflobby.zhtml?ticker=OWW&item_id=1887628 or through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com. (Logo: ... 
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07/28/08Cruising a Steady Choice as Travelers Navigate the Wavering Economy
CheapTickets' Travel Experts Discuss Cost Advantages to Cruising, and Best Strategies for Deal Hunting CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's economy, travelers are looking for inexpensive vacation options that don't sacrifice a great experience for a lower price. The travel experts at CheapTickets.com (http://www.cheaptickets.com/), a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels(SM)," recommend cruises as a sound choice for those watching their bottom l... 
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07/23/08New ebookers Website Launches in Belgium
Orbitz Worldwide's ebookers brand improves the traveler experience, powered by a new multi-language platform and increases in hotel access BRUSSELS, Belgium and CHICAGO, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ebookers, a leading full service online travel company in Europe, has re-launched its Belgian website (http://www.ebookers.be) on a new global technology platform that offers its customers greater functionality and a better user experience. ebookers (http://www.ebookers.com) is a b... 
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07/07/08Orbitz Worldwide Appoints William Cobb to Board of Directors
CHICAGO, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced the appointment of William Cobb to its board of directors. Mr. Cobb has also been appointed to serve as a member of the audit and compensation committees of the board. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) Mr. Cobb most recently served as the president of eBay North America. Since 2000, Mr. Cobb has held several senior manag... 
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07/02/08Orbitz.com, ebookers.com to Become MSN's Travel Provider in the United States and United Kingdom
Orbitz Worldwide to power travel portal and integrate booking tools, service and content on MSN Travel CHICAGO, July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz.com (http://www.orbitz.com), the flagship brand of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) in the United States, and its affiliated online travel brand ebookers.com (http://www.ebookers.co.uk) in the United Kingdom, announced today that they have signed a multi-year deal with Microsoft to serve as the online travel agen... 
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06/25/08ebookers goes to Efficient Frontier
Online travel agent bids to improve volume and visibility of SEM campaigns As of 25th, June, Efficient Frontier is bid managing ebookers’ entire pay per click (PPC) campaign, covering all of ebookers’ paid search activity on Google, Yahoo! and MSN. The deal replaces an existing manual, ‘rules-based’ bidding process with an automated system that accurately models the maximum cost per click (CPC) across thousands of keywords. This allows both higher traffic volumes and greater visibility of campa... 
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06/19/08ebookers sets sail…
The online travel agent, ebookers, becomes the first major online travel agent ebookers cruises (http://cruises.ebookers.com/) draws on the expertise and cruise supply from North American cruise specialist,  Viva Voyage.   The new site – which has real-time pricing and availability - went live this month.  It has the look and feel of the ebookers.com website.  Sales transactions though, as well as after-sales care both online or over the phone, is handled by Viva Voyage.&n... 
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06/18/08CheapTickets.com Launches Summer BBQ Microsite Featuring the Insights of Grill Guru, Rick Browne of PBS' Barbecue America
BBQ.CheapTickets.com Reveals Browne's Top Undiscovered BBQ Destinations and the Hottest Summer Travel Deals, including Last-Chance Summer Sale CHICAGO, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- CheapTickets.com (http://www.cheaptickets.com/), a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels(SM)," has teamed up with Rick Browne, host of PBS' Barbecue America, to launch bbq.cheaptickets.com -- a microsite dedicated to helping travelers find the very best in barbecue and travel dea... 
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06/16/08New Orbitz Price Assurance(SM) - If Our Airfare Drops, Travelers Get Automatic Cash Refund
New Innovation Makes Orbitz the First Travel Company to Automatically Refund Travelers When Cheaper Fares are Booked on Their Site CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz.com (http://www.orbitz.com), a pioneer in online travel, today introduced a game-changing new service for its customers called Orbitz Price Assurance(SM). The latest in a history of innovations from Orbitz, Orbitz Price Assurance allows customers to book and buy airfare and rest easy, knowin... 
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06/11/08Beat the Heat, or Embrace the Sun This Summer?
CheapTickets.com's summer Off-Season Deals Report Highlights Savings in Florida, the Sunny Southwest and The Bahamas CHICAGO, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, travel to the hottest destinations at the best prices. CheapTickets (http://www.cheaptickets.com/), a leading online travel agency that knows, "the less you pay, the better it feels(SM)," introduces its 2008 Summer Off-Season Deals Report. The detailed analysis highlights three key regions where savings are highest for the summer t... 
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06/10/08Orbitz for Business and Business Traveler Magazine Team Up to Survey Travel Trends
Inaugural Survey Concludes Business Travelers Changing Behaviors in Current Economy 68% Now Staying at Less Expensive Hotels, 79% feeling pressure to cut travel expenditures CHICAGO, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- With a lagging economy causing many travelers to change their ways, more than two-thirds (68%) of those surveyed this month by Orbitz for Business (http://www.orbitzforbusiness.com) and Business Traveler Magazi... 
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06/04/08Orbitz for Business Enhances Corporate Travel Service With Addition of Southwest Airlines Content
Growth of corporate travel brand goal for Orbitz Worldwide CHICAGO, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbitz for Business (http://www.orbitzforbusiness.com), a leading online corporate travel agency serving more than one million business travelers, today announced it has added low-fare carrier Southwest Airlines to its corporate booking tool. Orbitz for Business is a brand of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW). "Southwest Airlines content is a timely enhancement to our corporate tr... 
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06/03/08New Orbitz Visa Credit Card Powered by Capital One No Hassle Rewards Offers Orbitz Travelers Triple Travel Rewards
Travelers Now Earn Triple the Travel Rewards by Booking Eligible Travel on Orbitz.com CHICAGO, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today introduced the new Orbitz Visa Credit Card powered by Capital One No Hassle Rewards, a new credit card that makes it easy for travelers to earn triple Capital One No Hassle Rewards points by booking airfare, hotel accommodations and vacation packages... 
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06/02/08Going, Going, Gone…
Holiday Makers Holding out for Deals Could Pay Price… A survey of 25,000 Brits*, conducted by ebookers.com the online travel agent, reveals that many holiday makers haven’t yet booked their summer trips and are holding out for bargain prices…   64% of those surveyed claimed to be planning summer holidays but hadn’t yet made their reservations.  31% had already booked while 4% weren’t taking trips this summer.   The top five hoped for destinations amongst those who haven’t ye... 
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06/01/08The Great Escape— Yesterday’s Luxury is Today’s Necessity
The 2008 ebookers Travel Opinion Report reveals While the British report they are making sacrifices in almost every part of life due to a harder and unpredictable economic climate, they simply refuse to give up on much-needed holidays.   More than half of the Brits surveyed consider holidays either important or an absolute necessity; only 12% consider them a luxury.   Ciaran Lally, ebookers MD, said:   “Just a generation ago holidays were an extravagance, especially trips... 
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05/21/08Orbitz Worldwide Announces Strategic Distribution Partnership With Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces
CHICAGO and MUMBAI, India, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced a strategic partnership with Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces (http://www.tajhotels.com). Under the partnership, Taj will make its global collection of nearly 80 premier hotels and resorts available through a portfolio of Orbitz Worldwide brands, including Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com), CheapTickets (http://www.cheaptickets.com), ebooke... 
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05/13/08Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Present at Goldman Sachs Conference on May 22
CHICAGO, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will present at the Goldman Sachs Global Internet Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Thursday, May 22, 2008. Steven Barnhart, President and CEO, will present at 11:45 a.m. PDT. A live audiocast of the presentation can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com. The recorded audiocast will be archived on the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website... 
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05/12/08CheapTickets.com Memorial Day Cheapometer Reveals Alternative Destinations Offering Savings Up to 60%
Summer Sale Eases Price Crunch with $50-Off Three Night Vacations CHICAGO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, and whether aiming for a holiday weekend spent shopping in the big city, hiking the mountains or lounging on the beach, travelers have ample choices. Staying on budget is top-of-mind as summer approaches, and in response, CheapTickets.com is announcing their annual Summer Sale(1) and Memorial Day Cheapometer(SM) for 2008. A pricing guide that rev... 
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05/09/08Orbitz Worldwide Expands Hotel Presence in Dubai Through Agreement With Emirates Hotels & Resorts
CHICAGO, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced it has reached a distribution agreement with Emirates Hotels & Resorts, the premier hospitality management division of Dubai-based Emirates Airline. The agreement paves the way for inventory of Harbour Hotel & Residence -- the division's first city-based hotel in Dubai -- to be made available through a portfolio of Orbitz Worldwide online travel brands, includ... 
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05/05/08CheapTickets.com Introduces Four World-Class Cheap Travelers and Their Money-Saving Tips
Winners Earn Spot in CheapTickets' Print Advertising Campaign; New 'Share Your Cheap' Contest Announced CHICAGO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The whirlwind of summer travel is fast approaching, and in a wavering economy, vacationers must be savvy about their spending. But with a bit of creativity, four travelers, identified during CheapTickets.com's (http://www.cheaptickets.com/) Show Us Your Cheap contest, show that the travel experience need not be undermined by a tightened pocketbook. Standing ou... 
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04/30/08Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Earnings Call on May 7
CHICAGO, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call to discuss the company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008, on May 7 at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CST). A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com. The company will issue a press release reporting the results prior to the call. The recorded webcast will be arch... 
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04/23/08Summer Travel Heats Up in Stateside Cities
Orbitz Insider Index Reveals Top Summer Cities and Recommends Domestic Destinations with International Flair CHICAGO, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer approaches and the urge to travel heats up, vacationers looking for big-city excitement are faced with the reality of a tightened economy. With many travelers wondering what kind of vacation their wallets can handle, Orbitz has announced the top 10 domestic summer destinations for 2008 and recommends stateside destinations that offer the look... 
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04/15/08Orbitz Becomes First Online Travel Agency to Recognize ENERGY STAR(R) Hotels
ENERGY STAR Addition to eco.orbitz.com Helps Travelers Easily Find More Environmentally Friendly Hotels CHICAGO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Finding energy efficient hotels across the country has become even easier for travelers searching out green travel options. Making an important addition to its eco-travel microsite (http://www.eco.orbitz.com), launched in April 2007, Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com) now recognizes hotels that earn the Environmental Protectio... 
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04/11/08Harrah's Entertainment's Four Atlantic City Casinos Partner With Orbitz Worldwide as a Key Distributor for Their 6,500 Rooms
Harrah's Resort, Caesars, Showboat and Bally's in Atlantic City expand hotel channels as part of larger, company-wide agreement with Orbitz Worldwide ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., and CHICAGO, April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harrah's Entertainment (http://www.harrahs.com) announced today that it has increased its hotel distribution network in Atlantic City through an agreement with Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW - News), a leading global online travel company. Under the partnership, Harrah's Resort... 
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04/08/08Orbitz Localizes Vacation Planning Experience With Live Destination Specialists
CHICAGO, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Planning a trip to a new destination can be a challenge, with decisions about which airport to fly into, where to stay, and local activities that are available, all in an unfamiliar region or city. To provide travelers with the local expertise they need to make these decisions, Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com) introduces live destination specialists for select vacation hotspots, who are available to assist online bookers with planning the perfect v... 
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04/07/08Mexico, New England or the Mountains: Spring Getaways Offer True Value, and Variety for the Off-Season Traveler
CheapTickets.com Reports the Best of April - June Travel with its Spring 2008 Off-Season Deals Report CHICAGO, April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring marks a period of rebirth for Mother Nature, and is an ideal time to get away and rejuvenate before summer's frenzy. In a final adieu to winter's frost, CheapTickets (http://www.cheaptickets.com/), a leading online travel agency that knows, "the less you pay, the better it feels(SM)," introduces its spring 2008 Off-Season Deals Report. The ... 
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04/04/08Orbitz Worldwide Expands Hotel Presence in Las Vegas Through Agreement With Trump
CHICAGO, April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced it has reached a distribution agreement with the new Trump International Hotel & Tower Las Vegas (http://www.trumplasvegashotel.com). The agreement will make Trump International Hotel & Tower inventory available through a portfolio of Orbitz Worldwide online travel brands, including Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com), CheapTickets (http://www.cheapti... 
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04/02/08Orbitz Worldwide Signs New Distribution Partnership With Carlson Hotels Worldwide
CHICAGO, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced a new distribution agreement with Carlson Hotels Worldwide, one of the world's largest hotel companies operating in more than 970 locations in 71 countries. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) The agreement brings additional Carlson Hotels Worldwide inventory and services to Orbitz Worldwide's global portfolio of bra... 
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03/27/08Orbitz Worldwide Renews Distribution Deal Partnership with Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group
CHICAGO and TULSA, Okla., March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced that is has renewed its distribution agreement with Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: DTG) to distribute Dollar Rent-A-Car and Thrifty Car Rental inventory through its Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com) and CheapTickets (http://www.cheaptickets.com) consumer brands and corporate travel brand, Orbitz for Business (http://www.orbitzforb... 
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03/26/08Illinois Technology Association Appoints Steve Barnhart to Board of Directors
CHICAGO, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced the appointment of its CEO and president, Steve Barnhart, to the Board of Directors of the Illinois Technology Association (ITA). Mr. Barnhart joins the board as a leader of one of the larger Midwestern technology organizations in Illinois. He has been with Chicago-based Orbitz Worldwide since May 2003. "Orbitz Worldwide wants to demonstrate leaders... 
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03/25/08Orbitz Worldwide Names Richard P. Fox to Its Board of Directors
Duties to likely include leadership of the company's audit committeeCHICAGO, March 25, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced the appointment of Richard P. Fox to its board of directors. Mr. Fox was appointed to fill the vacancy on the board created by the resignation of David Weiss, and will serve for the term expiring at the 2008 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The board has nomi... 
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03/25/08Orbitz Worldwide Names Richard P. Fox to Its Board of Directors
Duties to likely include leadership of the company's audit committee CHICAGO, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced the appointment of Richard P. Fox to its board of directors.    Mr. Fox was appointed to fill the vacancy on the board created by the resignation of David Weiss, and will serve for the term expiring at the 2008 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The board has nominated Mr. Fox for el... 
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03/25/08ebookers.com extends its 99p March Madness
Thinking of booking a Hotel soon? Why not book with ebookers.com on Wednesday 26th March to stay in a hotel for 99p! London, 25th March 2008:  ebookers.com, the online travel agency, is offering customers who book a holiday on a selected day next week the chance to win their hotel booking for just 99p!   In January 2008, New York, Las Vegas and London were ebookers.com customers’ most favourite places to book, closely followed by Dublin and Paris.  Interestingly, the time of y... 
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03/10/08May the Biggest Cheapskate Win: CheapTickets.com Challenges Travelers to 'Show Us Your Cheap' for a Chance to Win a Vacation and Be Featured In an Advertising Campaign
Survey Reveals the Majority of Vacationers Are Willing to Sacrifice to Save CHICAGO, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- How far are travelers really willing to go to save or get a free trip? According to a recent survey fielded by CheapTickets.com http://www.cheaptickets.com/, three-quarters of vacationers said they would gladly sacrifice their seats to receive a free airline ticket. Applauding the savvy saving habits of travelers and proving there's no shame in thriftiness, CheapTickets is offering t... 
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03/03/08A Well-Spring of Opportunities to Vacation With Purpose: CheapTickets.com and United Way Reveal the Year's Top Spring Break Volunteer Destinations
Spring Break Sale and Launch of a 'University Challenge' Inspire Students to Turn Compassion into Action CHICAGO, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- CheapTickets.com (http://www.cheaptickets.com/), a leading discount online travel agency, and United Way (http://www.unitedway.org/), the nation's largest charitable organization, have again joined forces to energize and engage young travelers to vacation with purpose. Introducing the top five alternative Spring Break destinations for 2008, college students... 
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02/28/08Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Earnings Call on March 6
CHICAGO, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will host a conference call to discuss the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2007, on March 6 at 10:00 a.m. EST (9:00 a.m. CST). A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com. The company will issue a press release reporting the results prior to the call. The recorded we... 
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02/19/08CheapTickets Launches Urban Traveler Microsite With Featured Content by EbonyJet.com
New Site Offers Information and Tools to Book the Perfect Urban Getaway CHICAGO, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Attending cultural events and festivals are among the top four activities African-Americans enjoy while vacationing, according to the Travel Industry Association's Minority Traveler Report. To better serve the travel needs and interests of this community, CheapTickets.com (http://www.cheaptickets.com/), a leading discount online travel agency, announced the launch of a microsite that prov... 
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02/15/08Orbitz Worldwide Announces Strategic Distribution Partnership with Marriott International, Inc.
CHICAGO, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced a strategic long term partnership with Marriott International, Inc. for distribution of Marriott International guest rooms through its global portfolio of brands, including Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com), CheapTickets (http://www.cheaptickets.com) and Orbitz for Business (http://www.orbitzforbusiness.com) in the Americas; ebookers (http://www.ebookers.com) in... 
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02/05/08Hot Scoop for the Budget Traveler: Tuesday Becomes the Official 'Day of Deals' on CheapTickets.com
Regularly Refreshed Deal Tabs and Online Travel Tip Videos Turn Tuesdays into a Treasure Trove for the Bargain Hunter CHICAGO, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- CheapTickets.com (http://www.cheaptickets.com/), a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels(SM)," recognizes that budget travel is about smart travel, and keeping tabs on the latest deals and discounts is part of a winning strategy. Today, CheapTickets introduced its Day of Deals program, crowning Tuesday th... 
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01/29/08American Bar Association and McDermott, Will & Emery Select Orbitz for Business
CHICAGO, IL – January 29, 2007 - Orbitz for Business (www.orbitzforbusiness.com), serving more than one million corporate travelers and 2,000 corporate clients, announced today that the American Bar Association (ABA) – the largest voluntary professional association in the world with more than 400,000 members – has selected Orbitz for Business as its corporate travel management provider. Orbitz for Business today also welcomes premier international law firm McDermott Will and Emery (McDermott) a... 
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01/23/08Burnin' Love that Won't Burn the Budget: CheapTickets.com Unveils The Hottest Spots for a Valentine's Romance
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Savannah, GA T CHICAGO, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- For singles seeking a new flame, and couples hoping to keep theirs burning, CheapTickets.com has identified the top travel hot spots for romance, just in time for Valentine's Day. The list reveals that when it comes to love (or lust), singles prefer sun and sand, while couples are seduced by southern charm. The results also prove that, when duty calls, Cupid can deliver on a budget. "Valentine's Day is not just for co... 
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01/21/08NZ are Creatures of Habit
SYDNEY, 21 JANUARY 2008 – New Zealanders are creatures of habit when taking their annual break over the Christmas/New Year Period according to HotelClub.co.nz, leading online accommodation specialist website. Based on bookings by HotelClub.co.nz customers, New Zealanders love their country! 60% of customers opted to take their holidays domestically this year^ (down 2% when compared with 2006 bookings). The top domestic destinations for the Christmas/New Year period* are: 1. Auckland ... 
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01/14/08Valentines Day Specials from HotelClub.com
Let HotelClub.com.au indulge your senses on Valentines Day with these great deals Cable Beach Club Resort HotelClub.com.au and Cable Beach Club Resort, Broome are spreading the love around for the month of February. This stunning Valentines Package saves you 50% off room rates for stays between 1-29 February, with extra inclusions of full breakfast daily, return Broome Airport transfers and a bottle of sparkling wine awaiting you in your room. Choose from either the Pool View or Oc... 
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01/10/08Australians are Creatures of Habit!
SYDNEY, 10 JANUARY 2008 – Australians are creatures of habit when taking their annual break over the Christmas/New Year Period according to HotelClub.com.au, leading online accommodation specialist website. Based on bookings by HotelClub.com.au customers, Aussies love their sunburnt country! 69% of customers opted to take their holidays domestically this year^ (down 3% when compared with 2006 bookings). The top domestic destinations for the Christmas/New Year period* are: 1. Sydney 2. Mel... 
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01/07/08Big Cities Mean Big Savings
CheapTickets.com Offers $75-Off Vacation Packages to Big City Getaways Chicago, IL, January 7, 2008 - CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," announces its Big City Sale. Travelers seeking the bright lights, fast pace and energy of a big city adventure - without digging deep - can now save $75 when visiting Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington D.C., Montreal and Toro... 
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01/04/08Orbitz Worldwide Expands International Hotel Inventory Through Agreement With NH Hoteles
Deal adds hundreds of new European properties available through Orbitz, CheapTickets, ebookers.com and HotelClub brands CHICAGO and MADRID, Spain, Jan 04, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced it has reached a distribution agreement with Madrid-based NH Hoteles (http://www.nh-hotels.com/), a leading European hotel chain. The agreement will make NH Hoteles inventory available across a num... 
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01/02/08Head South...or North, East and West
Save up to 40 percent on a winter trip with an additional $75 off top Orbitz.com destinations CHICAGO - January 2, 2008 - With New Year's celebrations over, the winter blues are setting in for some, and Orbitz.com (www.orbitz.com) is helping travelers find a cure through its Winter Getaway Sale. The sale, which launches today, keeps travelers "A Step Ahead™" with savings of up to 40% on hotels and vacation packages, as well as an additional $75 off packages including stays of three or more ni... 
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12/19/07Watch the Ball Drop - Not Your Savings - With New Year's Advice From CheapTickets.com
Suburban and Satellite City Hotels Put New Year's Travelers Near the Nation's Biggest Celebrations But Away from the Big City Price Tags CHICAGO, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A holiday message from CheapTickets.com: Don't let the high price of New Year's Eve accommodations make you "drop the ball" on ringing in 2008 in high style. The online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels(SM)," identified the 10 most popular domestic New Year's Eve destinations for 2007 based on ho... 
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12/19/07It’ll be Lonely this Christmas as 1 in 4 Brits Leave the Country Over the Holidays
It seems the meaning of Christmas is changing. Gone are the days of sitting round the log fire at home with the ones you love; now it’s about avoiding crowds and catching some rays! A survey of over 8000 ebookers.com customers showed that 1 in 4 of us will be going abroad this Christmas instead of spending it at home.  23% of people jetting off this Yule time will be taking their first trip abroad and 15% said that leaving the UK is part of their Christmas tradition. And it’s t... 
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12/18/07University of California Selects Orbitz for Business
Pioneers Innovative Concept in Collegiate Travel with Implementation of Consolidated Program CHICAGO, IL – December 18, 2007 – Orbitz for Business (www.orbitzforbusiness.com), serving over one million business travelers and more than 2,000 corporate clients, announced today that the University of California - consisting of ten collegiate campuses, five medical research centers and more than 80,000 business travelers - has selected Orbitz for Business to serve as a corporate travel managemen... 
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12/17/07Orbitz Worldwide Signs Cruise Distribution and Fulfillment Partnership with World Travel Holdings
New Functionality to include Group Cruise Telesales Experts, Alumni Rates and Cruise Ship Reviews CHICAGO and WOBURN, Mass., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced it has reached an agreement with World Travel Holdings (WTH) to manage cruise fulfillment for the Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com) and CheapTickets (http://www.cheaptickets.com) brands. "This agreement represents ... 
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12/11/07Best Budget Travel Destinations For 2008 Revealed By CheapTickets' Value Travel Forecast Cheapometersm Report
Month-By-Month Projections Suggest Savings Of Up To 69% For Savvy Travelers That Know When To Travel Where CHICAGO, IL, Dec. 11, 2007 - In anticipation of the New Year, CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," embarked on a thorough review of the past year's hotel pricing trends, identifying when and where travelers found the best bang for their 2007 buck.   Historical data in-hand, CheapTickets reveals its map to budget trav... 
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12/04/07Orbitz Worldwide Signs New Distribution Agreement With Avis Budget Group
Deal Enables Orbitz Worldwide to Distribute Hybrid Cars to Customers CHICAGO, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced that it has reached an agreement with Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NYSE: CAR) to distribute Avis Rent A Car (http://www.avis.com) and Budget Rent A Car (http://www.budget.com) inventory through its Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com) and CheapTickets (http://www.cheaptickets.com) consumer b... 
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11/27/07Business Travelers "Bunk Up" as One Way to Cut Costs
Orbitz for Business survey shows almost one-fourth of business travelers have shared a hotel room with a colleague CHICAGO - November 27, 2007 - With overall business travel costs predicted to rise between 6% and 8% in 2008 1 , including forecasted increases in airfare, hotel rates and rental car spend 2 , many companies are likely to curtail travel expenditures. In fact, one area where businesses already appear to be saving is lodging - as nearly one-quarter (24%) of business travelers... 
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11/26/07Orbitz Worldwide Signs Distribution Agreement With JetBlue Airways
CHICAGO, IL, November 26, 2007 - Shop....Give....Get! As the holiday whirlwind heats up, savvy shoppers can jump-start the season with the ultimate treat: a shopping vacation. For conscientious consumers, CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," introduces its Holiday Shopping CheapometerSM, identifying top-shop cities where travelers can blow their budget on the presents, not the hotel room. And in the spirit of giving, CheapTicket... 
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11/26/07Cheaptickets.com Identifies Top Spots For Travelers To "Give A Little, Get A Lot" This Holiday Shopping Season
CHICAGO, IL, November 26, 2007 - Shop....Give....Get! As the holiday whirlwind heats up, savvy shoppers can jump-start the season with the ultimate treat: a shopping vacation. For conscientious consumers, CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," introduces its Holiday Shopping CheapometerSM, identifying top-shop cities where travelers can blow their budget on the presents, not the hotel room. And in the spirit of giving, CheapTickets ... 
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11/20/07Orbitz Worldwide Signs Distribution Agreement With USA3000 Airlines
Low Cost Carrier Fares to Be Made Available on Orbitz.com and Orbitz for Business brands CHICAGO and PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced it has reached an agreement with USA3000 Airlines to distribute its fares through its Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com) and Orbitz for Business (http://www.orbitzforbusiness.com) brands. USA3000 Airlines flies a fleet... 
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11/19/07Introducing Orbitz for Business International…
International service launch coincides with the rebra November 19, 2007 – Orbitz for Business, keeping more than one million business travelers “A Step Ahead™,” today announced a major addition to its corporate travel product portfolio, with the launch of Orbitz for Business International (OFBI). A comprehensive international product offering, Orbitz for Business International provides: • Global fulfillment and call center support • Multi-language and time/date formats • ... 
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11/14/07Orbitz Reveals Busiest Airports and Most Popular Destinations
For better or worse, Turkey Day and travel go hand-in-hand to make up the busiest travel time of the year. With more than 25 million passengers expected to travel during the 2007 Thanksgiving season, holiday travel on the heels of a hectic summer will require patience and preparedness. Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), with a heritage of keeping travelers "A Step Ahead™," is helping by providing insight into the busiest airports for Thanksgiving, as well as the most popular travel destinations f... 
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11/09/07Orbitz Worldwide CEO Steven Barnhart to Present at PhoCusWright Conference
CHICAGO, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced that Steven Barnhart, president and CEO of Orbitz Worldwide, will present at the 2007 PhoCusWright Conference in Orlando, Florida, on November 14, 2007. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070813/AQM125LOGO) The presentation will include an overview of Orbitz Worldwide's global business. Mr. Barnhart's presentation will begin at 2:... 
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11/09/07Orbitz Worldwide Expands Hotel Supplier Relations Team
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11/08/07Europe for the Holidays: Old-World Charm at Off-Season Prices
CHEAPTICKETS.COM'S Q4 OFF-SEASON DEALS REPORT REVEALS TOP EUROPEAN CITIES FOR THE BUDGET-CONSCIOUS TRAVELER Chicago, IL, November 8, 2007 - CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online travel agency that knows, "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," introduces its Fourth Quarter 2007 Off-Season Deals Report. Although the U.S. dollar is weaker than the Euro, travelling across "The Pond" and staying at some of the hottest hotels for less can still be a reality for travelers with t... 
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11/01/07YOUR 5 MINUTE GUIDE TO A-LIST PACKING
Smart tips that can’t go unmentioned… November, 2007, LONDON, ENGLAND: We’ve all experienced it, you arrive at your destination creased and crumpled with burgeoning baggage. And yet, once opened, you can’t find anything suitable in your suitcase! It’s as common as delays at LAX. Read on to find out expert tips so you can get packing…with aplomb! Nicola Willcox has packed and unpacked for a stellar line up of stars and celebrities whilst working in premium hotels around the world. She believ... 
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10/31/07Pack Your Bags for Powder
Orbitz Insider Index Highlights the Most Popular Ski Destinations in the U.S. CHICAGO - October 31, 2007 - The crisp mountain air is calling and fresh powder is already falling. After a long, hot summer, the winter sport season is upon us and skiers everywhere will soon flock to their favorite destinations. Whether it's a winter trip out west or waiting until spring for that rare opportunity to ski and golf in the same day, Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), is keeping travelers "A Step Ahead™" b... 
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10/30/07Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter Results on November 12, 2007
CHICAGO, Oct 30, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will report results for the third quarter of the 2007 fiscal year after market close on November 12, 2007. Orbitz Worldwide will also host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. ET (4:00 p.m. CT), which can be accessed by dialing 1-888-928-9510 (Passcode: OWW Earnings) or via the live webcast through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com. Callers out... 
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10/29/07Travelers Change Their Ways Following A Summer Filled with Delays
Orbitz Traveler Update ReportTM finds travelers adjusting to changing trip environment, from small airport departures to earlier check-ins CHICAGO, IL, October 29, 2007 - Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), the online travel company with a heritage of keeping travelers "A Step Ahead™," today announced the results of its Orbitz Traveler Update Report - a quarterly survey focusing on industry trends and the most prevalent issues affecting travelers. The Orbitz Traveler Update Report examined changes in tr... 
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10/15/07Lady Luck Leads To Las Vegas, Letting Players Save And Play Big
CheapTickets.com Sale Offers Up to $75-Off Vegas Getaways Chicago, IL, October 15, 2007 - Get out of the cold and head somewhere hot this winter as CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels™," announces its latest sale to Las Vegas. Whether taking in the scene of the world-famous Strip or exploring the Grand Canyon's natural splendor, Las Vegas offers a little bit everything - now at a sizzling price. $25-OFF TWO NIGHT STAYS (VAC... 
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10/08/07Changed you mind about your flight? Not a problem with ebookers.com
ebookers.com launches Disinclination Insurance 8th October, 2007, LONDON, ENGLAND: ebookers.com, a leading online travel specialist, has launched its latest innovation in the market place; the Disinclination Cover product specially tailored for airline flights. It may be the perfect solution for commitment phobes and oversubscribed intrepid travellers but also covers travellers for some of the more serious things in life. Prices for cover range from £4.99 to £8.99, little more than a b... 
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10/05/07Travel Tip Central
SMART TRAVEL TIPS – TRIP THE WORLD FANTASTIC LONDON, 5th OCTOBER 2007 - Choosing where to go on holiday and making the booking is only just the start of your travel adventure. Smart travellers understand that preparation is key if you really want to get under the skin of your destination and arrive there hassle free, ready to get the most out of your stay. Wouldn’t it be great to guarantee the ultimate trip even before you’ve touched down on the tarmac? Eschewing the well worn and weary advi... 
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10/02/07Orbitz Worldwide Renews Comprehensive Car Rental Partnership with Hertz
Multi-year distribution deal encompasses Orbitz, CheapTickets and Corporate Travel Brands Chicago, IL and Park Ridge, NJ, September 28, 2007- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced a renewed distribution partnership with The Hertz Corporation, the world's largest general use car rental brand. Orbitz Worldwide will continue to offer Hertz rental cars across its group of brands, including Orbitz, CheapTickets, and corporate travel brands, Orb... 
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10/01/07Whether You're a Beach Bum or a Snow Bunny, Orbitz is Keeping Travelers "A Step Ahead™" with Warm Weather and Ski Getaway Savings
Orbitz Sun & Ski Sale Lets Travelers Save $150 on Fall, Winter and Even Spring Vacations CHICAGO, IL, October 1, 2007 - The days may be getting shorter and darker, but there's a bright light shining on vacation savings with the Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) Sun & Ski Sale. From now until November 12th, travelers who want to stay "A Step AheadTM" with big savings can book that much needed getaway to the sandy shores in the south or the white mountain slopes in the west. Using promotion code... 
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09/28/07Orbitz Worldwide Renews Comprehensive Car Rental Partnership With Hertz
Multi-year distribution deal encompasses Orbitz, CheapTickets and Corporate Travel Brands CHICAGO and PARK RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company, today announced a renewed distribution partnership with The Hertz Corporation, the world's largest general use car rental brand. Orbitz Worldwide will continue to offer Hertz rental cars across its group of brands, including ... 
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09/24/07CheapTickets Announces Beta-Test of Spanish Telesales Center
Offline Telesales Strategy in Line with Internet Adoption Rates Among Spanish-Dominant Speakers CHICAGO, IL, September 24, 2007 - While the percentage is growing, the number of Spanish-dominant speaking adults making online purchases is approximately one in three (32%)¹, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project and the Pew Hispanic Center. To better serve the travel needs of this community, CheapTickets.com (www.cheaptickets.com) today announced the launch of a test to sell t... 
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09/24/07CheapTickets Anuncia Lanzamineto Beta de su Call Center en Español
Estrategia de Ventas por Teléfono Ayudará a la Venta de Viajes entre los Consumidores de Habla Hispana CHICAGO, IL, Septiembre 24 de 2007 - Mientras el porcentaje continua creciendo, el número de adultos que principalmente hablan español que hacen compras online es aproximadamente uno entre tres (32%)*, según el Pew Internet & American Life Project y el Pew Hispanic Center. Para servir mejor a la comunidad de habla hispana en sus necesidades de viajes, CheapTickets.com (www.cheaptickets.c... 
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09/17/07Planning a Business Trip? Corporate Travelers' Getting the Help They Need from Online Travel Agencies and Hotels
More than 75% surveyed find most helpful business tools and amenities at their destination, and by booking online Chicago, IL – September 17, 2007 – With a steadily growing need to conduct business on-the-go and at all hours, suppliers and travel providers everywhere are trying to make life easier for the business traveler. And no one is doing it better than online travel agencies and hotels, say those travelers responding to this month's Orbitz for Business corporate traveler survey. ... 
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09/05/07Thailand: Last minute escape to Bangkok
The capital of Thailand, Bangkok is a bustling metropolis located on the Chao Phraya River. The city is currently rated the most popular tourist destination in Asia and its reputation stretches to cover fine cuisine, exquisite temples, world-class shopping and a great deal more. At hand are the Grand Palace, formerly the residence of the King of Thailand, The Temple of the Reclining Buddha, which contains one of the world's largest images of Buddha, and the glorious Wat Arun, as well as hun... 
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09/05/07Scotland: Last minute shopping break in Glasgow
HotelClub.co.uk is today offering a stay at the three-star Buchanan Hotel in Glasgow for just £68 a night; a saving of 56 per cent on the standard price. The Buchanan Hotel dates back to 1840 and sits directly in the centre of one Scotland's most prestigious shopping districts. It also offers access to the city's celebrated galleries and theatres, including the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and Hunterian - the oldest public museum in Scotland. The location is well connected to ... 
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09/04/07OrbitzTLC Traveler Update Puts the Power of Social Networking to Work in and Around Airports Nationwide
Orbitz Worldwide launches new era in travel technology, with real-time updates and information enabling travelers to help other travelers CHICAGO, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A day before ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange for the first time as a publicly-traded company, Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today marked the beginning of another first in travel with the launch of OrbitzTLC Traveler Update. ... 
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09/01/07Smart campaign re-launches ebookers.com
More customer centric identity for one of Europe’s leading online travel agents September, 2007, LONDON, ENGLAND: ebookers.com, one of Europe’s largest online travel agents, has introduced a fresher and more customer centric identity to support the launch of the new website and bring the brand in line with the site’s improved functionality.  Significant investment from parent company Orbitz Worldwide has resulted in a new positioning for the ebookers.com brand and, for the first time i... 
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08/27/07CheapTickets.Com Announces Coast-To-Coast Sale
Save $50-Off Three-Night Vacation Packages and Hotel Stays CHICAGO, IL, August 27, 2007 - CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels™," today introduces a Coast-to-Coast sale designed for all travelers. Whether feasting on seafood in the San Francisco Bay, hiking the Colorado Rockies, or savoring the sweet Florida sunshine, the Coast-to-Coast sale is sure to inspire a fabulous getaway. Travelers will receive $50-off three-night getaways... 
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08/20/07New ebookers Website for Smart Travellers
Orbitz Worldwide's ebookers brand improves the customer experience with new technology, more inventory and more service LONDON and CHICAGO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ebookers, a leading full service online travel company in Europe, has re-launched its U.K. website (http://www.ebookers.co.uk) offering customers greater functionality and a better user experience. ebookers (http://www.ebookers.com) is a brand of Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) that oper... 
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08/20/07Get Your Passport Ready! The Orbitz International Travel Sale “Takes Off” Up To $200 on Hotels and Flight + Hotel Packages
CHICAGO - August 20, 2007 - Thinking about a vacation overseas, across the border to that international destination you've been dreaming of visiting? Now is the time to act, as Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), with its heritage of keeping customers "A Step Ahead™," is holding an international travel sale that allows vacationers to save big bucks on hotels and flight + hotel packages to many destinations outside the United States. Using promotion code 200INTL, travelers can receive $200 off a five or ... 
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08/15/07Orbitz Worldwide's Travelport for Business Offers On-Location Agent Capabilities for Corporate Travel Customers
CHICAGO, IL - August 15, 2007 - The number of corporations and business travelers booking travel online continues to grow, evidenced by a recent PhoCusWright study that estimated the US Domestic online corporate travel industry at $36 billion per year and growing. For those corporate customers embracing online travel but still in need of dedicated, on-location travel agent support, Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) is answering the call. Travelport for Business, one of Orbitz Worldwide's leading c... 
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08/14/07CheapTickets.com Announces the Launch of Ticket Event Websites
New Sites Are Powered by TicketNetwork Direct's Real Time Inventory which Includes Thousands of Sports & Entertainment Tickets CHICAGO, IL – August 14, 2007 - The hottest event tickets are just a click away. CheapTickets.com (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," today announced the launch of three branded event ticket Web sites. CheapTickets customers have direct access to ticket inventory for thousands of the most po... 
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08/13/07New Survey Shows Australian Travellers Happy to Fork Out For Four Star Treatment and Will Look to the Internet to Book It
Sydney, 13 August 2007 – With the online revolution offering travellers instant access to the world’s best accommodation and travel choices, new consumer insights revealed today, show that Australians are increasingly choosing all-star treatment when holidaying, and will use the internet to book it. According to the results of an online survey, by leading accommodation provider HotelClub.com*, 75% of Australian travellers prefer to stay in top of the range hotels, with almost two thirds ... 
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08/13/07Immediate Action Required: Orbitz Launches 72-Hour Sale
Save $50 On Vacation Packages And Hotel Stays Of Two Nights Or More To Almost Anywhere CHICAGO - August 13, 2007 - Craving an end of summer or a fall getaway? Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) has you covered! Continuing its heritage of keeping customers "A Step Ahead™," Orbitz is holding a 72-hour sale from August 14-16, offering $50 in savings to ALMOST ANYWHERE travelers wish to go. Trips must be taken between now and November 1st, and can be booked by entering promotion code 72HRSALE. Eligib... 
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08/02/07Significant Off-Season Savings Help Travelers Avoid Peak Prices At Mountain Retreats
CheapTickets.Com Reveals Its Q3 Off-Season Deals Report Highlighting Mountain Travel Chicago, IL, August 2, 2007 - CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online travel agency that knows, "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," announces its Third Quarter 2007 Off-Season Deals Report. Showcasing great North American mountain getaways, this detailed analysis identifies the top 10 mountain destinations for value-focused travel through September. "It's easy to forget that some of Nort... 
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08/02/07Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter Results on August 13, 2007
CHICAGO, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will report results for the second quarter of the 2007 fiscal year after market close on August 13, 2007. Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. will also host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. EDT (4:00 p.m. CDT), which can be accessed by dialing 1-888-394-4822 (Passcode: OWW Earnings) or via the live webcast through the Investor Relations website at http://www.orbitz-ir.com. Callers outside the United States can join ... 
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08/01/07Summer's Not Over Yet!
The Orbitz Insider Index Finds Great Airfare Prices for Late-Summer Travel Chicago, IL, August 1, 2007 – Bad weather. Delays. Gas prices. Oh My! This summer travel season has been one of the busiest, and with consistently high gas prices and crowded airports, travelers are asking, "Are the deals worth it to take flight this summer?" Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), with its heritage of keeping customers "A Step AheadTM," today released its latest edition of the Orbitz Insider Index that examines the... 
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07/24/07CheapTickets Statement Regarding Consumers Receipt of Blast Fax Memorandums Regarding Vacation Deals to Mexico
Chicago, IL, July 24, 2007 - The following is a statement from CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com) regarding a series of unsolicited, blast faxes advertising vacation deals to Mexico which have been sent to unsuspecting consumers. Please note that CheapTickets, a brand of Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. a division of Travelport Ltd. does not as part of its business practices send, or retain others to send, unsolicited facsimile advertisements of any kind to consumers, including offers of travel packag... 
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07/24/07Orbitz Worldwide, StarCite Integrate Online Travel Booking Functionality to Meetings Management Application
StarCite Expands Alliance Selecting Travelport for Business as its Full-service Corporate Travel Agency CHICAGO, IL - July 24, 2007 - Orbitz Worldwide, whose corporate travel brands serve everyone from the small, independent business traveler to the large Fortune 500 corporation, is now helping those attending corporate meetings readily plan and book travel through a new strategic alliance with StarCite, the largest on-demand global meetings management company in the marketplace today. StarC... 
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07/23/07Orbitz Worldwide's Corporate Travel Solutions Brands to Offer Data Reporting Through New Agreement with TRX
TRAVELTRAX product to provide data consolidation, extraction and business intelligence CHICAGO, IL – July 23, 2007 – Orbitz Worldwide, whose Corporate Travel Solutions Group's products keep business travelers a step ahead, is now giving travel administrators greater control of their travel programs through a new data reporting contract with TRX (NASDAQ: TRXI). The agreement enables both Orbitz for Business and Travelport for Business to provide corporate customers with the latest reporting t... 
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07/19/07Orbitz Worldwide Prices $510 Million Initial Public Offering
Chicago, IL, July 19, 2007 - Orbitz Worldwide announced today that it has priced the initial public offering of 34,000,000 shares of common stock at $15.00 per share. The common stock will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "OWW." Orbitz Worldwide has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 5,100,000 additional shares of Orbitz Worldwide common stock at the public offering price. The completion of the initial public offering is scheduled for Wednesday, J... 
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07/18/07Virgin America Signs Distribution Deal with Orbitz Worldwide
Exclusive Launch Offering Presents Webfares from New Low Fare Carrier on Orbitz.com and CheapTickets.com Chicago, IL and Burlingame, CA - July 18, 2007- Virgin America today announced that Orbitz Worldwide, a leading global online travel company, will be its exclusive online travel agency in the United States for its launch. Virgin America fares will be offered via Orbitz Worldwide's Orbitz.com and CheapTickets.com websites. By adding Virgin America to its list of airline suppliers, Orbit... 
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07/10/07Plan. Talk Amongst Yourselves. Share. Book on Orbitz.
Partnership with TripHub Integrates Group Travel Planning Service on Orbitz.com Chicago, IL, and Seattle, WA, July 10, 2007 - Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), with its heritage of keeping customers "A Step AheadTM," and TripHub (www.TripHub.com), a leader in online group travel planning and collaboration, today announced a strategic partnership. Making it easier for customers to plan group trips and events Released today, TripHub's service on Orbitz (http://orbitz.triphub.com) helps groups mor... 
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07/09/07Viva Las Vegas! Cheaptickets.Com Announces Summer Sale To Sin City
$75-Off Vacation Packages and $50-Off Hotel Stays Give Travelers the Upper-Hand CHICAGO, IL, July 9, 2007 - Las Vegas is hot this summer and the savings are sizzling, as CheapTickets.com, a leading online agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels™," announces a sale to Sin City. Non-stop entertainment and world-famous attractions make Las Vegas the perfect vacation playground for travelers in need of a getaway. Utilizing the latest CheapTickets sale, Las Vegas' glitz and glamo... 
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07/09/07Orbitz Worldwide Names Executives to Senior Leadership Team
Marsha Williams Joins as Chief Financial Officer; and Jim Shaughnessy as General Counsel Chicago, IL, July 9, 2007 - Orbitz Worldwide, a leading global online travel company, today announced the appointment of two new members of its senior leadership team. Marsha Williams joins the company as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Jim Shaughnessy has joined as senior vice president and general counsel for the organization. Both Williams and Shaughnessy will report to Steven Barnhar... 
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07/02/07Ebookers.com Smart Traveller Survey unveils the inner most secrets of high fliers
Iris Recognition and Tuesday Travel are Just Two Ways to Keep Ahead of the Crowd July 2, 2007, LONDON, ENGLAND: ebookers.com, one of the leading online travel specialists and the UK’s first online travel agent, has announced the results of its Smart Traveller survey. Designed to uncover the booking habits of the typical ebookers.com customer, the travel secrets uncovered by the survey are now available for everyone in the UK. Smart Travellers are super confident and do not need to go to th... 
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06/27/07BBQ and the 4th of July!
CheapTickets.com Identifies the Best Cities to Enjoy Food and Festivities this Independence Day Chicago, IL, June 27, 2007 - The heat is on this Fourth of July, with fired-up grills and lit-up skies expected all across the United States. CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels™," has commissioned its Destination Experts - travel authorities stationed throughout the country - to identify the top cities for BBQ this Independence Day. B... 
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06/21/07Orbitz Worldwide First Online Travel Agency to Help Travelers Ride the Vegas Strip on One Rail
Orbitz.com and CheapTickets.com Sign Distribution Deal with the Las Vegas Monorail Chicago, IL and Las Vegas, NV, June 21, 2007- Orbitz Worldwide, a leading global online travel company, today announced a distribution partnership with the Las Vegas Monorail. Orbitz Worldwide will be the first online travel agency to offer its customers the convenience of booking Las Vegas Monorail service on its Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) and CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com) websites. Fares will be sold t... 
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06/04/07Tens of Thousands of CheapTickets.com Hotels on Sale!
Summer Hotel Sale Offers $50 Savings on Three-Night Stays CHICAGO, IL, June 4, 2007 – CheapTickets.com, a leading online agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," today introduced its Summer Hotel Sale, inviting travelers to sleep soundly this vacation season knowing they've scored a great deal. Let sizzling savings take the heat off a summer vacation, with $50-off three-night getaways to tens of thousands of qualifying hotels available on CheapTickets.com. $50-OFF THREE-N... 
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05/29/07Orbitz Announces Strategic Alliance with JiWire to Provide Wi-Fi Finder Services via the Orbitz Road Warrior Microsite
CHICAGO, IL - May 29, 2007 - Wireless communications have become a lifeline of sorts for business travelers, and often times finding a Wi-Fi hotspot on the road is as critical as finding a hotel room. Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), with its heritage of keeping travelers a step ahead, today announced an agreement with JiWire to provide Wi-Fi hotspot locators on Orbitz' new road warrior microsite (http://roadwarrior.orbitz.com). Launched in February 2007, the road warrior store features an array o... 
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05/23/07Think Outside-the-Box (and the Big City) this Memorial Day with CheapTickets
Travelers Find Significant Hotel Savings in the Suburbs During a Holiday Weekend in the Big Cities Chicago, IL, May 23, 2007 - CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," has identified the five most popular Memorial Day destinations for 2007. Even better, CheapTickets suggests alternative hotel locations to help budget travelers avoid being priced out of hotels in the big city. "Outside" is definitely "in" this Memorial Day, with ne... 
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05/18/07Win a Great Holiday - Just Vote for Your Favourite Hotel!
Vote for your Favourite Hotel in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands to Win! SYDNEY 18 MAY 2007 – Following its unprecedented success in 2006, leading online accommodation provider, HotelClub.com is calling for entries to find Oceania’s Best Hotels and Resorts. Travellers and the general public are invited to nominate their favourite three hotels or resorts throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands from today until 15 June 2007. To vote for your favourite hotel... 
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05/15/07CHEAPTICKETS' 2007 SUMMER GETAWAY CHEAPOMETERSM REVEALS THE BEST TIMES TO SAVE AT TOP SUMMER HOT SPOTS
CHICAGO, IL, May 15, 2007 – Having trouble finding affordable destinations for summer vacations? CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," is helping vacation seekers pinpoint the best times to go to the "in" places on a budget. Whether planning a romantic long weekend getaway or a week-long excursion to a tropical locale, CheapTickets makes the planning process easy for budget-conscious travelers as it unveils its 2007 Summer Getaw... 
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05/10/07Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Registers with SEC for Public Offering
Chicago, IL, May 10, 2007 – Orbitz Worldwide, Inc., a division of Travelport Limited, the parent company of the Travelport group of companies, today announced that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the sale by Travelport of a portion of its ownership interest in Orbitz Worldwide in a planned initial public offering. Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Lehman Brothers Inc., and J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc., are serving as... 
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05/01/07CheapTickets.com Launches Volunteer Vacations Savings Program
Travel Discounts Now Available for Groups Looking to Do Good In Communities Across the Country CHICAGO, IL May 1, 2007 - Calling all charities, universities, churches and non-profit organizations planning a group volunteer vacation and seeking assistance with travel costs. CheapTickets.com (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading discount online travel agency, today announced the launch of its Volunteer Vacations Savings Program. The program will provide discounts on travel, booked through CheapTic... 
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04/12/07Warm-Weather, Cool Prices, Less Crowds: A Traveler's Paradise
Cheaptickets.Com Reveals Top Bargain Hot Spots For This Spring In Its Second Quarter Off-Season Deals Report Chicago, IL, April 12, 2007 - CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online travel agency that knows, "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," is releasing its Second Quarter 2007 Off-Season Deals Report. This detailed analysis identifies the top 10 getaways for budget-minded travelers looking to hit the beach before the crowds. "For travelers seeking substantial savings, st... 
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04/05/07ebookers hands its media planning and buying account to MediaCom
5th April, 2007, LONDON, ENGLAND: ebookers, the on-line travel company announced today that they have awarded their multi-million pounds communications planning and buying business to MediaCom, after a highly competitive pitch process. The decision comes as the on-line business looks to reinvigorate the brand and ensure complete integration of all activity. Karen Blackett, Managing Partner, MediaCom said “We are delighted to be working with ebookers at what is an exciting stage for th... 
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03/27/07Orbitz for Business "Take 5 Survey": Online Booking Eases Business Travel Woes
86% find business travel as or more difficult than it was two years ago CHICAGO, IL – March 27, 2007 – Eighty-six percent of corporate travelers feel business travel today is as or more difficult now than it was two years ago. However, 70% of business travelers who booked their trip online have had positive experiences in doing so. These are among the key findings released today as Orbitz for Business "Takes 5" to survey the opinions of corporate travelers. Orbitz for Business, the cor... 
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03/07/07CHEAPTICKETS.COM AND UNITED WAY OF AMERICA ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF "VOLUNTEER VACATIONS" WEBSITE
SURVEY SHOWS THAT 55% OF RESPONDENTS WOULD CONSIDER TAKING A DAY OR TWO OF A PRE-PLANNED VACATION TO VOLUNTEER CHICAGO, IL and ALEXANDRIA,VA March 7, 2007 - Volunteer during your next vacation! Some recharge their inner spirit by lying on a beach for a week; however travelers are learning that volunteering for a worthy cause is the best way to revive a weary soul. CheapTickets.com (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading discount online travel agency, and United Way of America (www.unitedway.org), ... 
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03/05/07ebookers.com appoints Unanimis for the second time to increase website revenue
5th March, 2007, LONDON, ENGLAND: ebookers.com, Europe’s largest online travel agent, announced today it has awarded its digital adspace account to Unanimis, which is tasked with increasing inventory revenues by selling on behalf of partner marketing across the entire suite of Travelport brands, including ebookers.com. This is the second time ebookers.com has worked with Unanimis, having previously used their expansive services three years ago. ebookers.com will use three key prod... 
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02/26/07CheapTickets' Spring Break Cheapometer(SM) Helps Students Get a Break By Looking Beyond 'Traditional' Destinations
South Padre Island (Texas) Named the Best Spring Break Value Destination CHICAGO, IL, Feb. 26, 2007 - CheapTickets.com (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels(SM)," recognizes that students often have champagne tastes but operate on beer budgets. With that in mind, CheapTickets has done all the legwork to help these travelers get the best value during their Spring Break getaways. CheapTickets' Cheap Squad has identified the top... 
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02/23/07OrbitzTLC Mobile Access Brings Latest Wireless Technology to Orbitz for Business Corporate Travelers
CHICAGO, IL 02-23-2007 —Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel brand within Orbitz Worldwide, which serves more than one million business travelers, today announced that OrbitzTLC Mobile Access would be made available for its managed customers.  The wireless service enables corporate travelers to check their travel itineraries through any web-enabled cell phone (http://mobile.orbitz.com).  Additionally, like other users, corporate travelers will be able to retrieve flight status... 
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01/30/07Cold Weather Is Hot!
Cheaptickets.Com Offers Cool Savings On Winter Getaways In Its First Quarter Off-Season Deals Report Chicago, IL, January 30, 2007 - CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels(SM)," is releasing its First Quarter 2007 Off-Season Deals Report. This detailed analysis identifies the Top 10 getaways that embrace the bracing thrill of winter and offer savings of up to 65% in the off-season. "Many people flock to warm desti... 
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01/16/07Take A Break And Save Big With Cheaptickets.Com
Long Weekend Getaway Sale Offers Up to $50-Off Three-Night Stays CHICAGO, IL, Jan. 16, 2007 – CheapTickets.com, a leading online agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels," announces today a Long Weekend Getaway Sale. With Valentine's Day and President's Day just around the corner, Cheaptickets.com offers the perfect chance for a long weekend away with savings of $50 on three-night escapes to anywhere in the United States. $50-OFF THREE-NIGHT STAY (FLIGHT PLUS HOTEL)*: The Ch... 
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12/19/06Holiday Shopping Vacations That Make The Gift Of Giving Even More Fun
CheapTickets.com's Holiday CheapometerSM Demonstrates the Significant Savings Available to Astute Shoppers CHICAGO, IL, Dec. 19, 2006 – CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," also knows how to help destination seekers pinpoint the best times to go to the "in" places on a budget. CheapTickets now makes it easy for budget-conscious travelers as it unveils its 2007 Value Travel Forecast Cheapometer. This latest edition expertly ... 
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12/19/06OrbitzTLC Now Takes the Worry Out of Hotel Late-Arrivals
Expanding on its leadership in flight alerts, Orbitz now will alert hotels of late arrivals for customers when flights are delayed Chicago, December 19, 2006 – Experiencing another flight delay? Worried you might not make it to your hotel before midnight and your room reservation might evaporate due to your late arrival? Worry no more. Orbitz will proactively work to ensure this doesn't happen to you. Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) announced today the company is launching a hotel notificat... 
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12/18/06The Orbitz Insider Picks Seven Hotspots for 2007!
Orbitz Looks Back at the Top Destinations of the Year, Looks Ahead to Where Travelers Should Go Next CHICAGO – December 18, 2006 – Want to vacation at one of the "in" places before the rest of America catches onto the tourism trend? Backed by a team of travel professionals, The Orbitz Insider knows which 2007's travel hotspots will be the "in" locations for experience seeking vacationers. Whether that's being amongst celebrities, watching some of the world's best sporting events, or finding ... 
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11/06/06Holiday Shopping Vacations That Make The Gift Of Giving Even More Fun
CheapTickets.com's Holiday CheapometerSM Demonstrates the Significant Savings Available to Astute Shoppers CHICAGO, IL, Nov. 6, 2006 - Value travelers, deal seekers and shopaholics, start your engines! The biggest shopping day of the year is rapidly approaching and ads already are running with the must-have new toys, gadgets and gizmos. Beat the crowds and treat yourself to an early holiday gift by taking a shopping trip away from home this November! CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel... 
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10/16/06Think Big Cities, Not Big Bucks With Cheaptickets.Com
Big City Sale Offers Up to $100-Off Packages to Major U.S. Destinations CHICAGO, IL, Oct. 16, 2006 - CheapTickets.com, a leading online agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels," announces today a Big City Sale encouraging customers to think big this fall, but not spend big. Travelers can now explore the urban paradise jungles of New York City, Boston, Miami, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Juan, saving up to $100. $50 - $100 OFF PACKAGING (AIR + HOTEL)*: The Che... 
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10/12/06Take An Off-Season European Holiday During The Holidays
CheapTickets.com offers Tips on Low-Cost Off-Season Travel to Europe Chicago, IL, October 12, 2006 - CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," is releasing its Fourth Quarter 2006 Off-Season Deals Report. This detailed analysis identifies the top 10 European countries where off-season values will bring holiday cheer to the pocketbooks of many a traveler. "Europe is filled with vibrant festivals, trendy clubs, coo... 
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09/19/06CheapTickets.com's Latest Cheapometer(SM) Offers Affordable Beach and Desert Getaways this Fall
CHICAGO, IL, Sept. 19, 2006 – The signs of fall are quickly approaching. The kids are back in school, the temperature is dropping and the leaves are turning into their autumn colors. But, for those who want to soak up the last remnants of summer, prized vacation spots continue to offer mild weather and welcome travelers this fall. CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feelsSM," releases the second edition of the CheapTickets Travel Cheapo... 
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09/18/06ACME announces first orders for new HD sets from China
China Medical Services, a Division of ACME PRNewswire -- ACME is pleased to announce that it has received its first order for its VScan TB test kit from China. Medical Services is now shipping VScan TB test kits to 5 major hospitals in China for experimental use. Each of these 5 hospitals is located in a different province and is considered the leading hospital in their province. The independent test results that have been obtained and that are currently being obtained through ongoing... 
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08/23/06Charlie Young takes over duties as Senior VP of Marketing
ACME, Inc. has named Charlie Young senior vice president of marketing. Young comes to the company with more than 18 years of marketing experience. Young will oversee and direct the company's consumer marketing including advertising, market research, public relations, internal communications and regional marketing activities throughout the United States. He will also guide activities associated with the company's award-winning Web site, www.acme.com. Prior to joining ACME this month, Young... 
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08/16/06CheapTickets Is Still Traveling After All These Years
An Old and "Young" Brand in Online Travel Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary With Hawaii Sale and Sweepstakes CHICAGO, IL, August 16, 2006 - In 1986, a classified advertisement appeared in a local Honolulu, HI newspaper. "Inter-Island Coupons, Cheap Tickets, Discounted Airfare." Twenty years and millions of happy customers later, CheapTickets is still bringing together discounted fares and travelers who know, "the less you pay, the better it feels." CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), one of t... 
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07/31/06Where Is Your City On The Cheapometer?
CheapTickets.com Introduces New Pricing Guide to Help Vacationers Reduce the Cost of a Getaway CHICAGO, IL, July 31, 2006 - Finding the best vacation deal is the Holy Grail of online bargain hunting for many customers. CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels" introduces the CheapTickets Travel Cheapometer. The Cheapometer is a new monthly pricing guide that analyzes where vacationers can get the most travel for their buck in the U.S.... 
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07/27/06One Year After 2005 Storm Season: Cheaptickets.Com Highlights "Come Back" Destinations Offering Off-Peak Values Of Up To 25 Percent
CheapTickets Off-Season Deals Report Identifies Top Destinations to Beat High Prices Through September Chicago, IL, July 27, 2006 – CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels," is releasing its Third Quarter 2006 Off-Season Deals Report. This edition of the report identifies the top five domestic "come back" destinations that have rebounded from the effects of the 2005 hurricane season. Visitors will discover many hot... 
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07/07/06Cheap Travelers: Start Your Engines
CHEAPTICKETS.COM ANNOUNCES ITS SPONSORSHIP OF FRANK CICCI RACING IN THE NASCAR BUSCH SERIES CHICAGO, IL, July 7, 2006 – CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels," today announced its official sponsorship of Frank Cicci Racing, No. 34 car, for the remainder of the 2006 NASCAR Busch Series (NBS). "NASCAR fans travel the country following their favorite drivers, and we want them to be fans of CheapTickets as well," said Randy Wagner, Chi... 
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06/22/06CheapTickets.com Announces its Top BBQ Destinations for Fourth of July Travel
Atlanta, GA is the No. 1 Spot to Travel for Great BBQ and Celebrate America's Birthday in Style Chicago, IL, June 22, 2006 – During the Fourth of July, nothing goes better with glittering fireworks and hot summer fun than a delicious barbeque feast. Forget slaving away over your own grill and plan an escape to one of the top barbeque destinations with CheapTickets.com, a leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels." These cities offer more than just a tradit... 
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06/13/06Bet on an extraordinary Summer Getaway: CheapTickets Sale Offers Up to $100-Off Premier Gaming Destinations
Roll High and Travel Cheap with CheapTickets Chicago, IL, June 13, 2006 – Save the bankroll on a gaming vacation and spend more on the slots this summer with CheapTickets.com, the online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels." Things are getting hot: the weather, the tables and the deals on CheapTickets, where gamers will save up to $100 for travel this summer to premier destinations in the U.S. and abroad. $50* - $100** OFF PACKAGING (AIR + HOTEL): Save $50 off a ... 
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05/17/06"Outside is In" With CheapTickets This Memorial Day
With Gas Prices Rising, Online Travel Company Offers Tips on Saving Money by Staying in Surrounding Areas of Top Destinations Chicago, IL, May 17, 2006 – Many travelers making last minute plans for a Memorial Day getaway are being forced to factor rising gas prices into their decision. Fuel surcharges are increasing and prices at the pump are adding to the cost of both road and air travel. CheapTickets.com, the leading online travel agency that knows "the less you pay, the better it feels," ... 
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05/08/06CheapTickets Launches $150-Off Mexico & Caribbean Sale
"Off"-Peak at "In" Places: CheapTickets Introduces Off-Season Travel Report Chicago, IL, May 8, 2006 – Planning a trip that fits your budget is easier than ever with the announcement of CheapTickets' Off-Season Travel Report plus an exclusive Mexico and Caribbean sale. Travelers can treat themselves to a well-deserved escape to the sun and save a total of $150 when they choose from a great selection of vacation packages to Mexico and the Caribbean. $150 OFF PACKAGING (AIR + HOTEL)*: Save $... 
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04/04/06Cendant Travel Distribution Services And Intercontinental Hotels Group Announce New Hotel Online Distribution Relationship
Chicago, IL – April 4, 2006 – The Consumer Travel Americas business unit of Cendant Travel Distribution Services, part of Cendant Corporation (NYSE:CD), announced today that it has signed a new distribution agreement with InterContinental Hotels Group. The deal provides Cendant TDS's consumer brands, which include Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) and CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), with access to hotel room inventory for individual hotel room sales and vacation packages at IHG branded hotels and ... 
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03/21/06ESPN.com Teams With Orbitz To Build Sports Travel Site And Guide
Sports-Themed Travel Section On ESPN.com to Feature Travel Booking Powered By Orbitz; Feature Original Content and City-Specific Guide Info Bristol, CT and Chicago, IL, March 21, 2006, Tapping into the passion fans have for sports -- wherever they are or may want to go -- ESPN.com and Orbitz, the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, today launched "ESPN Sports Travel Powered by Orbitz." The new site is a collaborative sub-section of ESPN.com aimed at providing sports fans with the ul... 
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03/15/06VIP Treatment in Mid-Air
New OrbitzTLC Alert now informs a traveler's friends, family or business contacts of flight arrival, as well as departure delays Chicago, IL, March 15, 2006, Circling the airport at 30,000 feet and worried about those waiting for you below? Worry no more when you book your trip with Orbitz.com. Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, announced today another advance in its industry-leading customer contact services. The OrbitzTLC Alert system now informs a t... 
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02/22/06CheapTickets Tells College Students: Take a Break!
Online Travel Company Offers Great Deals to Traditional Spring Break Destinations Encourages Students to Consider Volunteer Getaways Chicago, IL, February 22, 2006 - Every February, within the dead of winter, one thought prevails amongst college students suffering through mid-terms: Is Spring Break here yet? CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online agency for cheap travel, rescues students from the brink of midterm burnout and provides these weary souls with deals to historical ... 
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02/21/06CENDANT'S TRAVEL DISTRIBUTION SERVICES DIVISION LAUNCHES YAHOO! PARTNERSHIP
Neat Group to Become the Exclusive Provider for Yahoo! Travel's Vacations Business Chicago, IL, February 21, 2006, The Consumer Travel Americas business unit of Cendant's Travel Distribution Services Division (TDS), which includes travel brands like Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com) and Away (www.away.com), today announced it has entered into a distribution relationship with Yahoo! Travel. The Neat Group, TDS's private label vacation business, will become the ex... 
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01/30/06Orbitz Wants Travelers to "Feel the Love" With Romantic Getaway Hotel Sale In 20 U.S. Markets and the Caribbean
Orbitz Insider Index Reveals Vegas and Cancun as Americans' Top Picks for Valentine's Weekend Getaways CHICAGO – January 30, 2006 – Planning a romantic retreat to celebrate Valentine's Day doesn't have to be an expensive trip to a far-off destination. Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, is making it more affordable for couples to take a weekend getaway with the launch of its "Feel the Love" Hotel Sale. Whether travelers are looking for savings on a flig... 
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01/19/06TRAVEL TO TORINO WON'T COST YOU GOLD
Leading online travel agency offers Italian Getaway plans including low airfares, hotel deals and the top five travel tips for attending the games in Italy Chicago, IL, January 19, 2006 - The excitement is building, the athletes are training and tickets are still available. With the sporting event of the year just weeks away, it's not too late to book travel for an Italian getaway you thought was out of your reach. CheapTickets.com (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online travel agency fo... 
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01/10/06Feed Me! Orbitz Launches RSS Feeds Highlighting Updated Daily Travel Deals
Available for all syndication reader technologies CHICAGO, January 10, 2006 - Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, today announced that it was the first top online travel agency, out of beta testing, to launch RSS feeds online for travel deals and fare information for flights, hotel, vacation packages, rental cars and cruises. RSS, which means "really simple syndication," is a technology that allows consumers to create personalized information platforms ... 
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01/09/06"REAL PEOPLE" WANT CHEAP TRAVEL
CheapTickets Targets Value Conscious Travelers With Its 2006 Integrated Marketing Campaign and will deliver on its motto "The less you pay, the better it feels" (Chicago, IL, January 9, 2006) Finding the best deals online is a hobby for some and a passion for others. And for many CheapTickets customers, finding a deal on their vacation is the Holy Grail of online bargain hunting. CheapTickets.com (www.cheaptickets.com), a leading online travel agency for cheap travel, recognizes what custome... 
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12/21/05Orbitz Lands in Center
Cendant TDS' Consumer Travel Americas Unit to Stay in Chicago Plans to Move to Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, in mid-2006 CHICAGO, IL, December 21, 2005 - MB Real Estate and Cendant Travel Distribution Services (TDS), announced today that the entire Consumer Travel Americas business unit, including the Orbitz.com, CheapTickets.com and Lodging.com brands, will relocate its base of operations to 145,000 square feet at Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison Street. "While other acquisitio... 
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12/14/05CANCUN IS BACK IN BUSINESS AFTER HURRICANE WILMA
CheapTickets.com offers hotel+air packages for as low as $527* (Chicago, December 14, 2005) Less than two months after Hurricane Wilma swept through Quintana Roo and Yucatan states, Cancun is up and running and many hotel properties, businesses and beaches are ready for action. CheapTickets.com (www.CheapTickets.com), a leading online travel agency for cheap travel, announced today that it is offering great hotel and air package deals to the region now. "Historically, Cancun is sold out this... 
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12/07/05'Tis the Season to Travel! The Orbitz Insider Index Reveals Top Destinations for Upcoming Holiday Season
Leading Online Travel Company Highlights This Year's Hot Holiday Locations and Unveils "Staff Insider Picks" to Celebrate New Year's 2006 CHICAGO - December 7, 2005 - Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, today released the fourth edition of The Orbitz Insider Index, a monthly, in-depth look at travel trends from an industry insider's perspective. Whether you're looking to bask in the sun, hit the slopes or simply spend time with the family, Orbitz has its ... 
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12/06/05Orbitz.Com Enhances Car Booking Experience As Easy As 1 - 2 - 3
New Features, Including Automatic Registration, Help Travelers Save Time When Booking a Rental Car Chicago, December 6, 2005 – Orbitz, the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, today introduced a new condensed car booking path. Booking a rental vehicle on Orbitz.com and CheapTickets.com is now even simpler for their customers. Travelers who book a rental car on Orbitz and Cheaptickets will be able to complete the transaction in just three easy steps. Orbitz and CheapTickets are the o... 
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11/23/05HotelClub Launches New Look Website
SYDNEY, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- HotelClub (www.HotelClub.com), Asia Pacific's leading online accommodation provider, has launched a new website look today. The new website design reinforces HotelClub's commitment to its customers by providing a fast, reliable and easy to use website, whilst delivering a strong brand message. HotelClub's new look was undertaken after consultation with its 1.8 million Members. The refresh is part of HotelClub's ongoing commitment to deliver a leading edge technol... 
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11/15/05Marriott International Expands Distribution Relationship With Orbitz
New Partnership Provides Even More Brand Name Merchant Hotel Rates to Orbitz Customers Chicago, IL – November 15, 2005 – Orbitz, the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, announced today that it has expanded its relationship with Marriott International, Inc. to provide Orbitz.com customers with merchant hotel rates at Marriott hotels and resorts around the world. Marriott has agreed to make more of its inventory of hotel rooms available to Orbitz' growing customer base of travelers. ... 
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11/14/05Cendant Travel Distribution Services And Hilton Hotels Corporation Announce New Hotel Online Distribution Agreement
New Agreement Broadens Availability of Participating Hilton Family Hotels for Consumers, Including Vacation Packages and Individual Room Reservations Chicago, IL – November 14, 2005 – Cendant Travel Distribution Services, part of Cendant Corporation (NYSE:CD) announced today that it has signed a new distribution agreement with Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE:HLT) to provide Orbitz.com, CheapTickets.com, and Lodging.com, with access to merchant model hotel room inventory for individual hotel r... 
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11/02/05East Meets West as "The Orbitz Insider Index" Unveils Top East and West Coast Ski Destinations
Leading Online Travel Company Launches Early Season Ski Sale, Highlights Best of the Best Ski "Staff Insider Picks"CHICAGO – November 2, 2005 – Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, today released the third edition of The Orbitz Insider Index, a monthly, in-depth look at travel trends from an industry insider's perspective. Whether it's the East Coast or West Coast, Orbitz has its finger on the pulse of the travel industry with insider information that c... 
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10/21/05Orbitz Hits it Out of the Park: Get Your Tickets & Hotel for Pro Baseball's Biggest Games in 2005 in Chicago and Houston
Package available now at Orbitz.com including two nights deluxe hotel accommodations, car rental, one ball game ticket and more CHICAGO – October 21, 2005 – Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, announced today the availability of a deluxe travel package to see game 1 or 2 of professional baseball's biggest match up of the year, beginning October 22 in Chicago. Customers who book a flight from anywhere in the U.S. flying into O'Hare or Midway Airports for ... 
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10/12/05The Orbitz Insider Index Unveils Top U.S. Halloween Travel Destinations for 2005
Leading Online Travel Company Also Highlights Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. as Best Undiscovered U.S. Halloween DestinationCHICAGO - October 12, 2005 - Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, today released the second edition of The Orbitz Insider Index, a monthly, in-depth look at travel trends from an industry insider's perspective. From Halloween hotspots to haunted hotels, Orbitz has its finger on the pulse of the travel industry and has the information to put a lit... 
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09/28/05Orbitz Teams Up With Legendary Gentleman's Barber Shop Truefitt & Hill To Give Customers A Smooth Shave For A Smooth Evening In Las Vegas
Chicago, Sept. 28, 2005 – Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, today announced it is making a visit to Las Vegas a bit more enticing by entering into a marketing partnership with Truefitt & Hill, the legendary London-based Barber Shop. This exclusive program allows travelers the opportunity to reserve a Hot Lather Shave with optional Manicure when booking air, hotel and vacation packages to Las Vegas. "Recent industry trends suggest that men, more... 
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09/21/05Got Game?
Announcing the Launch of OrbitzGames.com Marketing Success of Popular Online Games to Connect Consumers with Brand Experience ... Even When in "Non-Travel Mode" Ongoing Sweepstakes Includes Daily Travel Wins to Vegas and Chance to Win Trips for a YearCHICAGO - September 21, 2005, Orbitz, the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, today announced the launch of OrbitzGames.com (http://www.OrbitzGames.com), a website dedicated to extending the fun of their popular, original ser... 
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09/19/05Orbitz for Business | Travelport Partners with Verified Identity Pass' CLEAR Registered Traveler Program
Exclusive Agreement Offers "Fast Lane" Passage Through Airport Security CHICAGO & NEW YORK (Sept. 19, 2005) – Standing in long, time-consuming and unpredictable security lines at airports is a productivity killer in business travel – and while everyone agrees air travel security is extremely important, many believe it can be made more efficient and more predictable for corporate travelers. Today, Orbitz for Business | Travelport, the provider of choice in corporate travel management,... 
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08/30/05Introducing the "The Orbitz Index" An In-Depth Look at Labor Day Travel Trends
Leading Online Travel Company Puts Travel into Perspective with Monthly Trend Reports CHICAGO – August 30, 2005 – Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), the faster, easier way to book travel, today released the inaugural edition of The Orbitz Index, a monthly, in-depth look at travel trends from an industry insider's perspective. From the top holiday hotspots and busiest airports, to the best times of year to travel to the "in" destinations, Orbitz has its finger on the pulse of the travel industry and un... 
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08/16/05Orbitz for Business | Travelport Partners with GT3 for Integrated Ground Transportation Services
SAN DIEGO, CA (Aug. 16, 2005) – Finding reliable, timely and high quality ground transportation can be a laborious, unproductive and, often, frustrating experience for the business traveler. Orbitz for Business | Travelport, the providers of choice in corporate travel management, and GT3 (Ground Travel Transportation Team), provider of one of the leading online business travel ground transportation reservation systems, announced an agreement to integrate online booking capabilities for gro... 
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08/15/05Orbitz Ranks Among Top 10 in Online Experience by Independent Customer Respect Study
Study Validates Cendant Brand's Focus on Customer Care CHICAGO – August 15, 2005 – Orbitz, the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, today announced that it was ranked – for the third year in a row – a Top 10 online travel Web site for customer experience in a recently released Third Quarter 2005 Online Customer Respect Study . The study of the largest airline and travel firms was conducted by The Customer Respect Group (www.customerrespect.com), an international research and consul... 
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06/30/05Orbitz, Priceline.Com Sign Travel Marketing Agreement
CHICAGO, Ill., and NORWALK, Conn., June 30, 2005 - Orbitz® and priceline.com® (NASDAQ: PCLN) announced today a multi-service travel marketing agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, priceline.com will be Orbitz's exclusive partner for opaque travel services effective January 1, 2006. The agreement also restructures the hotel marketing contract between Orbitz and priceline.com's Travelweb hotel business unit to allow Orbitz to establish direct relationships with hotel chains and properties... 
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06/27/05Orbitz for Business and Travelport Sign Agreement with Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines for Discounted Corporate Fares
Deal is third such airline agreement secured by Orbitz for Business and Travelport for their customers in 2005 CHICAGO (June 27, 2005) - Orbitz for Business and Travelport, providers of market leading online corporate travel management solutions, today announced they have reached an agreement with Lufthansa that offers corporate customers discounted fares on Lufthansa and its partner, Austrian Airlines, for trips originating in the U.S. Effective this month, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines f... 
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05/31/05Orbitz Lets Customers Take To The Open Road With Harley-Davidson Rentals
Chicago, May 31, 2005 - Orbitz, the site that makes travel planning faster and easier, today announced it is offering travelers access to the open road with the unmistakable sound and feel of Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Orbitz customers can now rent the legendary American-made motorcycles when booking air, hotel and vacation packages to popular destinations around the country. "With millions of Harley-Davidson enthusiasts worldwide, this is a great addition to our travel offerings," said Al... 
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05/24/05New Features On Orbitz.Com Make It Faster And Easier To Book Group Hotels
Technology from Group Travel Planet Allows Consumers to Book Hotel Rooms For Groups of Five or More Chicago, IL and Pigeon Forge, TN (May 24, 2005) - When it comes to leisure travel, the more the merrier is best, especially since group travel continues to grow as a $36 billion a year industry in the U.S*. Orbitz, the site that makes travel faster and easier to find and Group Travel Planet, LLC, the pioneer of online group travel booking, today announced new group booking features on Orbitz.com... 
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05/10/05New Features On Orbitz's Dealdetector Give Consumers Even More Control
New Features On Orbitz's Dealdetector Give Consumers Even More Control Chicago, May 10 - Orbitz, the site that makes travel faster and easier to find, today announced new, exclusive enhancements to DealDetector™, the site's personalized fare tracking service. The enhancements allow travelers to specify preferred airlines, non-stop flights and weekend getaways. With DealDetector, Orbitz makes it easier for customers to find low fares on their own terms. "More than two million trave... 
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05/05/05Randy Wagner Named Chief Marketing Officer Orbitz And CheapTickets, Cendant Travel Distribution Services
Chicago, IL - May 5, 2005 - Cendant Travel Distribution Services division (TDS), a subsidiary of Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD) announced today the appointment of Randy Wagner to the position of chief marketing officer, Consumer Travel - Americas, effective immediately. In this role, Wagner will drive marketing for a growing portfolio of consumer travel businesses including Orbitz, CheapTickets®, Lodging.com and Neat Group. "We are pleased to have Randy join our team and confident she will... 
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05/03/05Business Traveler Safety: Orbitz for Business and Travelport Sign Agreement with International SOS
Agreement delivers the latest "value-added" service for Orbitz for Business and Travelport corporate travel customers VANCOUVER, BC (May 3, 2005) - Orbitz for Business and Travelport, global leaders in corporate travel management and subsidiaries of Cendant Corporation's (NYSE: CD) Travel Distribution Services (TDS), today announced an agreement with top travel security services firm International SOS that increases corporations' ability to track and assist traveling employees. The announceme... 
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05/02/05Orbitz for Business and Travelport Sign Agreement with Alitalia Airlines for Discounted Corporate Customer Fares
Agreement marks second airline discount agreement signed by Orbitz for Business and Travelport in the last month; demonstrates value offered via the scale, relevance of Cendant VANCOUVER, BC (May 2, 2005) - Orbitz for Business and Travelport, global leaders in corporate travel management and subsidiaries of Cendant Corporation's (NYSE: CD) Travel Distribution Services (TDS), today announced they have reached an agreement with Alitalia Airlines to offer corporate customers discounted fares for... 
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04/13/05Orbitz Taps Into Game Show Popularity In New TV Ads
New Ads Show Anyone Can "Win" by Booking Travel Faster, Easier with Orbitz Chicago, April 13, 2005 - TV game shows have captivated audiences for generations and are an enduring part of American pop culture as evidenced in our TV programming, motion pictures and even as a popular theme for TV commercials. Providing the latest example is Orbitz, the site that makes travel faster and easier, with new commercials debuting this week that feature a classic game show set and host to illustrate how ... 
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04/05/05Verizon Wireless Selects Orbitz For Business
CHICAGO, IL and BEDMINSTER, NJ - Orbitz for Business™, a unit of Cendant Corporate Travel Solutions Group and Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider, today announced that Verizon Wireless has chosen Orbitz for Business as its Internet Travel Management Solution, making Orbitz for Business a leading provider of Internet travel management services to the fast-growing wireless industry. Verizon Wireless, selected Orbitz for Business in an effort to decrease travel cost... 
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03/21/05Business Travelers Desire New, Practical Services to Make Business Travel More Productive
Orbitz for Business and Travelport Survey Results Highlight Opportunities for Savings and Service Via New High Touch Traveler-Oriented TechnologiesSEATTLE & CHICAGO (March 21, 2005) - American business travelers want new, integrated Online services from their corporate travel agency that go beyond the simple ability to self-book air, hotel and a rental car online, according to findings of a recent survey of American business travelers commissioned by Orbitz for Business and Travelport, both subs... 
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02/17/05GROUNDHOGS GET ONE DAY, GRAPEFRUITS GET A WHOLE MONTH
Celebrate National Grapefruit Month with CheapTickets® and Juicy Travel Deals to Florida, Arizona and Texas Parsippany, NJ - Feb. 17, 2005 - February is National Grapefruit Month - and the perfect time to plan a winter getaway to popular warm-weather destinations including Florida, Texas and Arizona. CheapTickets®, one of the leading travel Web sites, currently features travel deals on flights, vacation packages, accommodations and cruises guaranteed to brighten the winter blues. Book now... 
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02/14/05Orbitz's Enhanced Hotel Matrix Offers Industry Leading Maps And Neighborhood Descriptions For Easier And Faster Booking
Chicago, February 14, 2005 - At a time when the vast majority of travelers say location and price are integral factors when booking online , Orbitz.com launches an enhanced Hotel Matrix Display that offers users industry-leading interactive maps and city neighborhood descriptions for faster and easier booking. Orbitz's new "Neighborhood Matrix" offers travelers the unique ability to compare hotel search results on a detailed and user-friendly map that highlights each hotel's location, neighborh... 
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02/10/05Orbitz Secures No. 1 Ranking By Independent Customer Respect Study For Third Consecutive Year
Orbitz Introduces another Industry First in Customer Care with "Critical Care Alerts" CHICAGO - February 10, 2005 - Orbitz, the site that makes travel easier, ranked No. 1 in online customer experience for the third year in a row in the First Quarter 2005 Online Customer Respect Study of the largest Airline and Travel firms. The study was conducted by The Customer Respect Group, an international research and consulting firm that focuses on how companies treat their customers online. Orbitz... 
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02/07/05EXTEND LOVE PAST JUST ONE DAY
CheapTickets's Vacations Make Any Day Romantic Parsippany, NJ - Feb. 7, 2005 - Flowers die, chocolates get eaten and memories of past gifts fade from year to year. This year give the gift of travel from CheapTickets.com and take off with loved ones to make memories that will last a lifetime. CheapTickets has cruises and vacation packages available to make any day just as special as Valentine's Day. Set sail into the night Nothing could be more exceptional then cruising off into the sunset ... 
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01/31/05LOVE SPORTS, BUT NOT A FOOTBALL FAN?
CheapTickets Highlights the 10 Best Sports Destinations for Super Bowl Weekend Getaways Parsippany, NJ - Jan. 31, 2005 - Although Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most celebrated days in sports, not everyone is a football fan. Sports fanatics hoping to escape the football extravaganza and enjoy their favorite sporting pastimes need look no further. Leading travel Web site CheapTickets has compiled a list of the top 10 sports destinations guaranteed to peak the interest of sports fans who... 
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01/26/05Nearly One Third Of American Adults Say Nothing Prevents Them From Taking Vacations When They Want
Orbitz Survey Finds Some Folks 'Don't Think Twice' About Covering Routine Tasks Before Taking a Trip CHICAGO - January 26, 2005 -- Americans may be known as hard workers, but they should also be thought of as determined travelers. A recent survey from leading online travel company Orbitz, conducted by Harris Interactive®, found that nearly one-third of U.S. adults will first make sure their work is in order yet won't think twice about finding someone to handle routine tasks before taking vacat... 
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01/13/05CHEAPTICKETS® TAKES TO THE SEAS WITH THE WORLD'S LARGEST CRUISE SALE
Featuring More Cruise Lines than any Other Travel Web Site Parsippany, NJ - Jan. 13, 2005 - CheapTickets®, a leading online travel Web site, today announced its largest ever cruise promotion with the "World's Largest Cruise Sale." Through Feb. 15, 2005, consumers can take advantage of numerous special offers and discounted rates on over 28 different cruise lines with itineraries to destinations worldwide. "At CheapTickets, we're proud to offer travelers the most comprehensive selection of... 
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01/04/05Free* Blackberry Offer From Orbitz Helps Travelers Stay Connected
Exclusive Promotion Gives Orbitz Customers the Mobile Device that Two Million Subscribers Take Everywhere CHICAGO - January 4, 2005 - Orbitz, the site that makes travel easier, today announced an exclusive new promotion that offers customers a free* BlackBerry 6710 (a $99 value) with every purchase made on Orbitz.com. Orbitz is the first major merchant in North America to use BlackBerry® devices for this type of promotion, which will run from Jan. 3 through May 15, 2005 or while supplies last. ... 
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11/23/04Orbitz Voted Best Web Site for Booking Travel
Honored by Business Traveler Magazine Readers for Third Consecutive Year New York (November 23, 2004) - Orbitz, the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, was voted the best Web site for booking business travel by the readers of Business Traveler magazine. Orbitz received the "Best in Business Travel Award" today for the third consecutive year in the publication's 16th annual reader survey. David Cerino, Orbitz for Business general manager, accepted the award for Orbitz and joined tr... 
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11/12/04Cendant Corporation Completes Acquisition Of Orbitz, Inc.
NEW YORK, November 12, 2004--Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD) announced today the successful completion of its previously announced acquisition of Orbitz, Inc. for a fully diluted equity value of approximately $1.25 billion or approximately $1 billion net of acquired cash. Cendant acquired Orbitz through cash tender offers for $27.50 per share and a subsequent merger of an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary with and into Orbitz. As a result of the merger, any outstanding shares of common stock no... 
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11/04/04Orbitz Joins Illinois Lt. Governor in Collecting Care Packages for Troops in Honor of Veterans Day
Donations Collected at Chicagoland LaSalle Bank Locations Donors Offered the Opportunity to Win Free Roundtrip Airfare from Orbitz CHICAGO, IL (November 4, 2004) -- In an effort to support American forces stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan, Orbitz has enlisted the help of Illinois Lt. Governor Pat Quinn and LaSalle Bank to collect items for care packages that will be shipped to the brave men and women serving overseas. Chicagoans contributing to the care packages will have the opportunity to ... 
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11/02/04Cendant Corporation Announces Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period Relating to its Acquisition of Orbitz, INC
New York, New York, November 2, 2004 -- Cendant Corporation (NYSE: CD) today announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976, as amended (HSR Act), relating to its proposed acquisition of Orbitz, Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBZ) has expired. As previously announced, Cendant's tender offers for Orbitz currently are scheduled to expire at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on Wednesday, November 10, 2004. About Cendant Travel Distribution Services Cend... 
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10/28/04Dreaming Of Your First Powder Day? Orbitz's New Ski Site Can Tell You Where the Snow Is and Take You There
Dreaming Of Your First Powder Day? Orbitz's New Ski Site Can Tell You Where the Snow Is and Take You There CHICAGO - October 28, 2004 - Just in time for ski season, Orbitz, the site with more low fares, more hotels and more cars, today announced a new Orbitz Ski Site complete with expert commentary, insider information and exclusive deals to help travelers research and book a customized ski vacation at more than a hundred resorts in North America and worldwide. Designed to please the two ... 
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10/25/04Orbitz Partners with Lucky Magazine to Make Shopping for Travel, and Traveling to Shop, Easier than Ever
Insider Shopping Guides together with Special Air and Hotel Packages now on Orbitz.com Chicago, October 25, 2004 - Orbitz, the site with more low fares, more hotels and more cars, today announced "Shop, Orbitz & Go!," a special promotion designed to make planning that next big shopping trip easier and more convenient than ever. Through a partnership with the award-winning shopping magazine Lucky, the "Shop, Orbitz & Go!" program blends Lucky magazine's shopping expertise and Orbitz's trave... 
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10/25/04Americans Confess To Pre-Meditated Shopping While On Vacation
Orbitz Survey Reveals 51% of Vacationers Have Done Their Holiday Shopping While TravelingChicago, October 25, 2004 - From the designer jacket in New York, to the hand-blown wine glasses in Napa, to the scandalous bathing suit in Miami, we treasure the items we give for what they are as much as where they come from... whether they're presents for ourselves or others. A recent survey of travelers by Orbitz, the site with more low fares, more hotels and more cars, reveals that 51% have done their ... 
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10/05/04Orbitz For Business Receives Prestigous Chicago Innovation Award
Recognized For Its Innovative Approach to Reducing Companies' Corporate Travel Costs CHICAGO, October 5, 2004 - Orbitz for Business has received the Chicago Innovation Award for its leadership in launching the industry's first online travel management company, it was announced today by the Chicago Sun-Times. The award will be presented October 7 at the annual awards ceremony held at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Chosen from a field of more than 100 Chicago companies, Orbitz for B... 
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10/04/04United Airlines Becomes Seventh Carrier To Reduce Distribution Costs Through Orbitz' Supplier Link Technology
CHICAGO - October 4, 2004 - Orbitz (NASDAQ: ORBZ), the first Internet company to connect directly with an airline's reservation system, announced today that United Airlines, the nation's second largest carrier, has implemented Orbitz' Supplier Link technology to reduce its distribution costs as part of the company's ongoing restructuring efforts. United is the seventh carrier to implement Supplier Link. Designed to aid suppliers in lowering their distribution costs, Supplier Link is a sophis... 
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09/29/04Cendant Corporation Agrees to Acquire Orbitz, Inc. for $1.25 Billion; $1.05 Billion Net of Acquired Cash
Cendant to Acquire All Orbitz Shares for $27.50 Per Share in Cash Company Anticipates Pre-Tax Merger Synergies of Approximately $65 Million in 2005 and $120 Million in 2006 Before Related CostsNEW YORK and CHICAGO, September 29, 2004--Cendant Corporation (NYSE:CD) and Orbitz, Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBZ) announced today that they have reached a definitive agreement for the acquisition by Cendant of all the shares of Orbitz for $27.50 per share in cash. The transaction has a fully diluted equity v... 
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09/02/04Orbitz.com Named Best Travel Website By Travel Savvy Readers
CHICAGO - September 2, 2004 - Orbitz (Nasdaq: ORBZ) has been named the "Best Website for Booking Travel" as part of Travel Savvy magazine's "Best of" Awards. Orbitz topped the nominations as best in class for online travel when readers of the Generation X-geared travel magazine responded to open-ended ballots requesting their favorite travel web site, airline, hotel and city destination. Readers praise Orbitz for its "friendly" and "easy-to-read" site design that helps customers "feel in con... 
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08/26/04Orbitz Completes Implementation of its Dynamic Packaging Engine
Company Expects Improved Revenues and Margins on Vacation Packages While Offering Travelers New Opportunities to SaveChicago, Aug. 26, 2004 - Orbitz (Nasdaq: ORBZ), the site that makes it easy to find more travel deals, has completed the full implementation of its dynamic packaging engine. As a result, Orbitz expects to improve packaging revenues and packaging margins per transaction while offering travelers new opportunities to save by booking flights, hotels or rental cars together in a singl... 
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08/25/04Orbitz' Supplier Link and Low Distribution Costs Help Travel Suppliers and Their Customers Reduce Costs
Chicago, Aug. 25, 2004 - "As suppliers take steps to reduce their costs of selling travel, Orbitz is continuing to make available the benefits of its low-cost distribution model to businesses and travel agents, as well as suppliers," Orbitz Chief Technology Officer Christopher Hjelm said today. Orbitz' Supplier Link Technology, launched two years ago, was designed in response to suppliers' growing desire for lower distribution costs. Orbitz charges a $4 flat fee per ticket processed through... 
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08/25/04No More Haggling Over Hotel Rates
New Orbitz Survey Finds Travelers Prefer To Book With Online Agencies To Comparison Shop Multiple Hotel Brands, Access Lowest RatesCHICAGO, August 25, 2004 - Orbitz (Nasdaq: ORBZ), the site that makes it easy to find great travel deals, today announced the results of a national survey of travelers with internet access that reveals the majority (91%) want to comparison shop multiple hotel brands when booking a hotel. According to the Orbitz Hotel Survey, conducted online by Harris Interactive®, ... 
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08/16/04It's Smooth Sailing with Orbitz.com
Great Cruise Offers and Exclusive Discounts through September 10Chicago, August 16, 2004 (Nasdaq: ORBZ) - Orbitz, the site that makes it easy to find the most travel deals, is announcing its biggest cruise sale of the year. Travelers will find discounted rates and exclusive offers on cruises booked on Orbitz through September 10, 2004, for travel by December 31, 2004. Both first-time cruisers and old pros can receive an exclusive cash back offer when booking on Orbitz. Receive $30 cash back ... 
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08/09/04New Orbitz Flight Search Feature Offers Travelers Maximum Trip Planning Control
CHICAGO, August 9, 2004 - Orbitz, Inc. (NASDAQ: ORBZ), the site that makes it easy to find more travel deals, introduced a new feature to give travelers more control over choosing departure and return flights. Marking another industry first for Orbitz, customers can now select flights in any order, even starting with the return flight and then selecting the departure flight, making it easier than ever to find the right trip at the best price. "Travelers told us that they needed more flex... 
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08/05/04Orbitz to Present at Pacific Crest Technology Forum
Chicago, Aug. 5, 2004 - Orbitz Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBZ) announced today that Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey G. Katz and Chief Financial Officer John J. Park are scheduled to present at the Pacific Crest Technology Forum at 1 p.m. Eastern Time (11 a.m. Mountain time) on Tuesday, Aug. 10 in Vail, Colo. To listen to an audio webcast of the Orbitz presentation, visit the company's website at http://ir.orbitz.com. A replay of the webcast will be available shortly after th... 
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08/05/04Orbitz Sends Proactive "Care Alerts" To Hotel Customers, Launches Program During Boston, New York Conventions
CHICAGO, August 5, 2004 - Orbitz (NASDAQ: ORBZ), the pioneer of online Customer Care, today announced that travelers who book hotels on Orbitz will receive proactive "Care Alert" messages with vital travel information about their destination city. Orbitz' Care Alerts offer details on security breaches, traffic congestion, severe weather and other potential travel delays to help travelers avoid trouble and minimize stress. To kick off the new service, Orbitz's Care Team sent Care Alerts to c... 
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08/03/04Orbitz For Business Adds Dresser, Inc. To Growing High-Profile Roster Of Corporate Clients
Simple Pricing Model and Ease of Use Drive Strategic Decision of Leader in Energy Equipment and Services IndustryChicago, IL - August 3, 2004 - Orbitz for Business™, a leading online corporate travel management program, today announced that it has won the business of Dresser, Inc., a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of energy equipment services. Dresser selected the low cost, high service travel management program for its simple pricing model and easy-to-use interface. ... 
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08/02/04Orbitz Opens Premier Affiliate Program To Travel Agents
Travel Agents Can Now Save on Booking Costs, Get Unbiased Flight Information, and Earn Commissions Through OrbitzChicago, IL - August 2, 2004 - Orbitz, Inc. (NASDAQ: ORBZ) today announced it has opened its Premier Affiliate Program to travel agents. Orbitz' Affiliate Program gives travel agents a low-cost alternative to access the most travel options and unbiased matrix displays, while enabling them to earn commissions every time they purchase travel. The U.S. Department of Transportation's ... 
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08/02/04Orbitz For Business™ Wins Well-Known National Brand, Ace Hardware, As Corporate Travel Client
Orbitz For Business' Low Cost, High Service Brings in High-Profile ClientsChicago, IL - August 2, 2004 - Orbitz for Business™, a leading online corporate travel management program, today announced that Ace Hardware, the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the hardware industry, selected the low cost, high service program as its travel provider. Orbitz for Business offers the most powerful, integrated technology built for the Internet that provides corporate clients with superior service at a ... 
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07/30/04Orbitz Guarantees OrbitzSaver Hotel Rates Are Lowest On the Web
CHICAGO -- July 30, 2004 - Orbitz (Nasdaq: ORBZ), the site with the most travel options that makes it easy to find great deals, today announced a new rate guarantee on all OrbitzSaver hotels. Orbitz's new rate guarantee is the company's promise that OrbitzSaver hotels offer the lowest price on the web. "OrbitzSaver hotel rates have always offered our customers the best value," said John Samuel, executive vice president of Consumer Travel at Orbitz. "Orbitz's new rate guarantee reinforces our o... 
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07/26/04Beat the Heat with Cool Vacation Deals on Orbitz.com
Chicago, July 26, 2004 (Nasdaq: ORBZ) - As temperatures rise this summer in many areas of the U.S., travelers can escape to cool spots by booking hot deals on Orbitz.com. Orbitz, the site that makes it easy to find great travel deals, offers advice on how to "beat the heat" in breezy destinations this summer. Tips on Beating the Heat: Orbitz makes it simple to book family vacations during these hot summer months. Travelers can book up to nine passengers at the same time and Orbitz's ne... 
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07/19/04The End of the Middle Seat Blues: Orbitz Unveils First Tool to Compare Flight Options by Seat Availability
CHICAGO -- July 19, 2004 -- Orbitz, Inc. (NASDAQ: ORBZ), the site that makes it easy to find great travel deals, today unveiled the industry's first seat-map feature that lets travelers compare flight options by seat availability when reviewing fares and itineraries. No other online travel agency makes it quick and easy for users to view seat options from the search results page so they get the best seat for a more comfortable trip. "For most travelers, where they sit on the plane is essential... 
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07/07/04Orbitz Moves Up in Top 10 Agency Rankings
Company Achieves No. 7 Position in Less Than Three YearsChicago, July 7, 2004 - Orbitz, Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBZ) became the seventh largest travel seller in the United States in 2003, according to the rankings of online and offline travel agencies recently published by Travel Weekly magazine. Orbitz rose to No. 7 on the 2003 list from No. 9 on the 2002 list, based on gross travel bookings. "It is gratifying that our company reached this milestone so quickly," said Jeff Katz, president and chie... 
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06/30/04Orbitz' Cure for Convention Madness
Great Get-Away Deals from New York and Boston on Orbitz.comChicago, June 30, 2004 (Nasdaq: ORBZ) - Herds of political delegates, party supporters and media will soon descend upon Boston for the Democratic National Convention, July 26-29, and in New York during the Republican National Convention, August 30-September 2. New Yorkers and Bostonians seeking refuge from traffic jams and demonstrators need only look to Orbitz, the site that makes it easy to find great travel deals. Orbitz offers... 
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06/29/04Orbitz Honored By Peers For Industry-Leading Technology Development
Sun Microsystems Recognizes Orbitz for Innovative Use of Java Technology   CHICAGO, IL -- (June 29, 2004) - Orbitz (NASDAQ: ORBZ), a leading travel website, has been recognized for its innovative use of Java technology with the Duke's Choice Award, presented by Sun Microsystems at the 2004 JavaOne Developer Conference in San Francisco. The Duke's Choice Awards, now in their second year, recognize the best-of-the-best in the world of Java technology development. Orbitz was chosen b... 
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06/28/04Orbitz Joins the Widely Used Russell 2000® Index
Orbitz Joins the Widely Used Russell 2000® IndexChicago, June 28, 2004 - Orbitz, Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBZ) announced that its Class A common stock, traded on the Nasdaq National Market, has been added to the Russell 2000® Index following the annual reconstitution of the index by Russell Investment Group. Orbitz became eligible for inclusion in the index when the company completed its initial public offering in December 2003 - less than three years after it launched its website to the general public. O... 
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06/22/04More than 5,500 Hotels Now Use 'OrbitzConnect' for Instantaneous Updates, Lowering Their Costs and Improving Consumer Information and Choice
Chicago, June 22, 2004 - More than 5,500 properties in the Orbitz Merchant Hotel program now use the "OrbitzConnect" seamless booking channel - making it easier and more cost-effective for these hotels to work with Orbitz and improving the information and breadth of choice available to consumers. "By using our OrbitzConnect technology, hotels eliminate the labor-intensive need to fax reservation confirmations, reducing their operating costs and making it more attractive to send merchant hote... 
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06/22/04Alaska Airlines Becomes Sixth Carrier To Implement Orbitz' Supplier Link Technology
CHICAGO (June 22, 2004) - Orbitz, Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBZ), a leading online travel company, announced today that Alaska Airlines, the nation's ninth largest carrier, and sister carrier Horizon Air have implemented Orbitz' Supplier Link technology, which will reduce the airlines' distribution costs. Supplier Link is a sophisticated network of connections that establishes direct links with an airline's internal reservation system in order to store passenger records, manage information and book tick... 
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06/21/04Orbitz Rocks Across America Celebrating 50 years of Rock 'n Roll
Summer Deals to Landmark Music DestinationsChicago, June 21, 2004 (Nasdaq: ORBZ) - This summer, America celebrates the 50th anniversary of the day Elvis Presley walked into Sun Studios and rock 'n roll was born. While America tunes into everything rock 'n roll, Orbitz, the site that makes it easy to find great travel deals, is giving fans an all-access pass to visit the country's musical landmarks, outdoor arenas, underground clubs and birthplaces of rock 'n roll with its "Summer of Rock" progr... 
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06/21/04Orbitz Celebrates 50 Years of Rock 'n Roll with
"Summer of Rock" PromotionOrbitz and Photographer Kevin Mazur Join Forces and Create Self-guided Tours To Visit Rock's Most Important LandmarksChicago, IL (June 21, 2004) -- Fifty years ago this summer, Elvis Presley walked into Sun Studios and rock 'n roll was born. This summer, Orbitz, the site that makes it easy to find great travel deals, announces its "Summer of Rock" promotion. Partnering with veteran rock photographer Kevin Mazur, Orbitz's "Summer of Rock" is an online, multi-city... 
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06/03/04Orbitz Appoints Corporate Travel Industry Executive Steve Tracas President Of Orbitz For Business
Chicago, IL - June 3, 2004 - Online travel company Orbitz, Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBZ) today announced it has named seasoned travel industry executive Steve Tracas, 47, as president of Orbitz for Business™, the company's full service travel management program. In this position, Tracas will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Orbitz for Business including strategy, business development, technology and marketing, ensuring the continued growth of the company in the corporate travel segment. Trac... 
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05/26/04Orbitz Adds Hotel + Car Packages with
"Total Pricing" Matrix Travelers Save Time and Money When Booking Hotels and Cars on Orbitz.com Chicago, May 26, 2004 -- Just in time for summer vacation planning, Orbitz, the site that makes it easy to find great travel deals, today announced an enhanced vacation package offering that allows travelers the convenience and savings of booking hotels and cars together. Orbitz has created its trademark Matrix Display for Hotel + Car purchases to offer travelers the first-ever ability to compare... 
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05/24/04Orbitz Unveils Streamlined Homepage Designed to Meet the Needs of Online Travel Shoppers
ORBITZ UNVEILS STREAMLINED HOMEPAGE DESIGNED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF ONLINE TRAVEL SHOPPERS Free Vacation Promotion to Kickoff Summer Travel Planning Chicago, May 24, 2004 - To meet the needs of travelers who want to shop for more than just air fares, Orbitz, the site that makes it easy to find great travel deals, today unveiled a new, streamlined homepage that offers a simple and intuitive approach to booking all travel, so visitors can "Orbitz and Go" easier than ever. Orbitz simplified its h... 
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05/24/04From Sea to Shining Sea, Discover America Using Orbitz This Summer
Great Family-Travel Deals to Destinations That Bring History to LifeChicago, May 24, 2004 (Nasdaq: ORBZ) - From Pearl Harbor to Washington, D.C., once the final school bell rings, our nation becomes a vast classroom for families this summer. Orbitz, the site that makes it easy to find and book great travel deals, offers families significant savings on trips to explore and learn our country's history first-hand. Tips for a great family trip: Whether it's for a drive up California'... 
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05/21/04Orbitz to Present at Goldman Sachs Internet Conference
Chicago, May 21, 2004 - Orbitz Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBZ) announced today that Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey G. Katz and Chief Financial Officer John J. Park are scheduled to present at the Goldman Sachs Fifth Annual Internet Conference at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (9:30 Mountain time) on Wednesday, May 26 in Las Vegas. To listen to an audio webcast of the Orbitz presentation, visit the company's website at http://ir.orbitz.com. A replay of the webcast will be available s... 
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05/20/04Orbitz Merchant Hotel Program Adds 2,000 Hotels, Broadening the Value Orbitz Offers to Consumers
Orbitz Now Features OrbitzSaver™ Rates on 15,000 Properties; Total Hotel Inventory Tops 65,000Chicago, May 20, 2004 - Orbitz (Nasdaq: ORBZ) has added 2,000 hotels to its rapidly growing Orbitz Merchant Hotel program, broadening the number of OrbitzSaver™ discount rates it offers to consumers. Orbitz currently provides OrbitzSaver rates on approximately 15,000 properties through the Orbitz Merchant Hotel and Travelweb programs. Orbitz.com displays merchant and published rates at more tha... 
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