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 packaging technology platform, which provides Hyatt customers with convenient search and book capabilities. The site gives travelers the ability to create cost-saving travel packages by attaching a flight or car rental to a booking to one of Hyatt's more than 500 hotels and resorts worldwide that span nine unique brands.
"We are always seeking new ways to meet the diverse needs of our travelers, and Hyatt Travel Packages give guests an opportunity to easily bundle their trip together to save money," said Ellen Lee, vice president of eCommerce for Hyatt. "The Orbitz Partner Network helps Hyatt offer a seamless booking process with additional packaging options and more flexibility, right from Hyatt.com."
The newly launched Hyatt Travel Packages site features an easy-to-use user interface, aligned with Hyatt.com's look and feel, that gives customers the ability to package any combination of air, hotel and car bookings, along with the option to purchase trip insurance, on both desktop and mobile web. Hyatt's full portfolio of hotels and resorts is available to customers, including its new all-inclusive Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva locations.
"We continue to significantly enhance our technology platform to make it easy for global organizations like Hyatt to seamlessly add vacation packages to their existing product offering," said Ronnie Gurion, president of Orbitz Partner Network. "We believe we offer the best packaging solution in the industry and that a broad array of companies can benefit from our capabilities. Hyatt is yet another example of an industry-leading brand harnessing Orbitz Partner Network's technology to offer a better product to its broad customer base and we are proud to partner with them."
About Orbitz Partner Network
Orbitz Partner Network is a global leader in online travel, delivering the most comprehensive and flexible suite of private label solutions to a broad range of partners in the airline, hotel, affinity, travel agency, and loyalty industries, among others. To learn more about Orbitz Partner Network private label solutions, please visit http://www.orbitzpartnernetwork.com.
About Orbitz Worldwide
Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) is a leading global online travel company using technology to transform the way consumers around the world plan and purchase travel. Orbitz Worldwide operates the consumer travel planning sites Orbitz (orbitz.com), ebookers (ebookers.com), HotelClub (hotelclub.com) and CheapTickets (cheaptickets.com). Also within the Orbitz Worldwide family, Orbitz Partner Network (orbitzpartnernetwork.com) delivers private label travel technology solutions to a broad range of partners including some of the world`s largest airlines and travel agencies, and Orbitz for Business (orbitzforbusiness.com) delivers managed travel solutions for companies of all sizes. Orbitz Worldwide makes investor relations information available at investors.orbitz.com.
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