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.orbitzforbusiness.com).
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 http://corp.orbitz.com.
"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
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
(http://www.orbitz.com/), CheapTickets (http://www.cheaptickets.com/),
ebookers (http://www.ebookers.com/), discount hotels provider HotelClub
(http://www.hotelclub.com/), late rate hotel specialists RatesToGo
(http://www.ratestogo.com/) and the Away Network (http://www.away.com/) and
corporate travel brand Orbitz for Business
(http://www.orbitzforbusiness.com/). For more information on how your company
can partner with Orbitz Worldwide, visit http://corp.orbitz.com.
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 http://www.dtag.com, http://www.dollar.com or
SOURCE Orbitz Worldwide
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