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Orbitz 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 ( and CheapTickets ( consumer brands and corporate travel brand, Orbitz for Business (


The agreement will provide Orbitz Worldwide's customers with access to a broad array of rental cars from DOLLAR(R) and Thrifty Car Rental locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

"During an economic period when Orbitz Worldwide customers are hunting for a value, we're pleased to be able to offer car rental inventory from a company like the Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group," said Seth Brody, Group Vice President, Americas Business Operations, Orbitz Worldwide. "From hybrids to high end to value rentals, Orbitz Worldwide remains committed to offering customers more choices for their travels when they book through our portfolio of brands across the globe."

For more information on how your company can partner with Orbitz Worldwide, visit

"We're delighted to renew our partnership between two of the best car rental value brands in the industry with Orbitz Worldwide," said Charlie Coniglio, vice president of E-commerce and Global Distribution for Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. "DOLLAR and Thrifty are an excellent fit with discriminating Orbitz Worldwide customers seeking travel value choices online."

About Orbitz Worldwide

Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) is a leading global online travel company that uses innovative technology to enable leisure and business travelers to research, plan and book a broad range of travel products. Orbitz Worldwide owns and operates a portfolio of consumer brands that includes Orbitz (, CheapTickets (, ebookers (, discount hotels provider HotelClub (, late rate hotel specialists RatesToGo ( and the Away Network ( and corporate travel brand Orbitz for Business ( For more information on how your company can partner with Orbitz Worldwide, visit

About Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc.

Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. is a Fortune 1000 Company headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Driven by the mission "Value Every Time," the Company's brands, Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental, serve value-conscious travelers in approximately 70 countries. Dollar and Thrifty have over 800 corporate and franchised locations in the United States and Canada, operating in virtually all of the top U.S. airport markets and in all of the top Canadian airport markets. The Company's more than 8,400 employees are located mainly in North America, but global service capabilities exist through an expanding international franchise network. For additional information, visit, or

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CO:  Orbitz Worldwide; Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc.
ST:  Illinois, Oklahoma

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"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Orbitz Worldwide Inc.'s business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.