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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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03/04/14Orbitz 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 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 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 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, 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 The earnings release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at 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 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 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/ 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) -- 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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