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Orbitz 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 10% savings on thousands of hotels worldwide.(1)  The instant 10% savings can be combined with other hotel offers available on the iPad app including free nights, room upgrades, dining credits and more.  The Orbitz Hotels App is available for free from the App Store on iPad or at:  

"We are offering this limited-time 10% savings for hotel bookings made through the free Orbitz Hotels App to give travelers one more reason to test drive the app and take advantage of the fun, easy-to-use interface that allows users to book a hotel room in just three taps," said Chris Orton, president of  

The Orbitz iPad app has been generating outstanding reviews in publications such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times and PC Magazine.  Download and test drive the free Orbitz Hotels App for iPad and see why customers and reviewers are raving about the "super simple" and "very intuitive" user experience.  The Orbitz Hotels App for iPad takes full advantage of iPad's unique capabilities, providing a streamlined, fast and friendly interface for travelers to find, compare and book hotels, whether on the couch or on the go.  Highlights include:

  • Book hotels at any of thousands of destinations around the world available on Orbitz
  • Find hotels nearby using iPad's GPS capabilities – particularly convenient for same day bookings – or search by city, address, zip code or landmark
  • Filter and sort hotels by price, star rating, review score, distance, neighborhood and more
  • Compare hotels and prices on an interactive map. Tiles alongside the map provide summarized hotel information and can be expanded to show photographs, guest reviews by verified customers, special offers, amenities and detailed hotel/room descriptions
  • Toggle from map view to an innovative matrix view to effortlessly compare many hotel options at once

Download the free Orbitz Hotels App now and book by Saturday, September 10 to get the extra 10% savings on select hotels.  The Orbitz Hotels App is available from the App Store on iPad or at:  

Full terms and conditions

(1) Book a qualifying hotel between September 8, 2011 12:00AM (CDT) and September 10, 2011 11:59PM (CDT), for 1 or more nights for travel between September 8, 2011 and January 3, 2012 via Orbitz and instantly receive 10% off your hotel through the use of the promotion code. Limit one discount per hotel room and one promotion code per booking. Discount may not be used toward the booking of a vacation package. Discounts are not redeemable for cash for any reason. Promotion codes are non-transferrable and not for resale. Any attempt at fraud will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Void where prohibited, taxed or restricted. Orbitz reserves the right to change or limit the promotion in its sole discretion.

About is a leading online travel company that enables travelers to search for and book a broad array of travel products, including flightshotelscar rentalscruises and vacation packages. Since launching its website to the general public in June 2001, has become one of the largest online travel sites in the world and has led the industry with innovations including Flight Price Assurance, Hotel Price Assurance and Total Price hotel search results. On consumers can search more than 80,000 suppliers worldwide including airlines, hotels and car rental companies. is owned by Orbitz Worldwide. Stay connected to with sale alerts, exclusive promotions and engaging conversations by following Orbitz on FacebookTwitter and the Orbitz Travel Blog.

About Orbitz Worldwide

Orbitz Worldwide 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 a portfolio of consumer brands that includes Orbitz, CheapTickets, ebookers, HotelClub, RatesToGo and the Away Network. Also within the Orbitz Worldwide family, Orbitz Worldwide Distribution delivers private label travel solutions to a broad range of partners including many of the world's largest airlines, and Orbitz for Business delivers managed corporate travel solutions for corporations. Orbitz Worldwide uses its Investor Relations website to make information available to its investors and the public at You can sign up to receive email alerts whenever the company posts new information to the website.


For further information: Marita Hudson Thomas of Orbitz Worldwide, +1-312-260-8304,

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