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Orbitz launches new "Orbitz Hotels" app for iPad

Orbitz Hotels iPad App Orbitz launches new "Orbitz Hotels" app for iPad

CHICAGO, Ill. - Orbitz today announced the launch of the Orbitz Hotels App, a native iPad application that gives customers an intuitive search-and-book experience designed specifically for ...

American Airlines files antitrust lawsuit against Travelport and Orbitz

AA Suing Travelport and Orbitz American Airlines files antitrust lawsuit against Travelport and Orbitz

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines has filed a civil antitrust lawsuit against Travelport, LLC, and Orbitz Worldwide to stop exclusionary and anticompetitive business practices of the ...

Enterprise ditches Orbitz

Enterprise ends its relationship with Orbitz Enterprise ditches Orbitz

Enterprise Holdings has ended its relationship with online travel portal Orbitz in the latest in a string of disputes between large travel providers and their online distribution partners.

Expedia ditches American Airlines

Second Travel Website Axes American Airlines Expedia ditches American Airlines

NEW YORK – In the latest twist in a simmering pricing dispute between American Airlines and travel websites, Expedia.com has ubruptly stopped selling tickets on AA flights .

American Airlines provides update on disputes with Orbitz and Expedia

American Thanks Customers For Continued Loyalty American Airlines provides update on disputes with Orbitz and Expedia

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today thanked customers for their continued loyalty in the wake of a commercial dispute with two online travel agencies, Expedia and Orbitz, that is ...

From eBay to Orbitz - Chris Orton hired as new chief marketing officer

Developing Online Marketing Systems From eBay to Orbitz - Chris Orton hired as new chief marketing officer

CHICAGO, Illinois - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. announced today announced that it has appointed a new chief marketing officer with immediate effect.

Orbitz guarantees full refund of any Florida vacations affected by oil spill

Orbitz Refund Guarantee Orbitz guarantees full refund of any Florida vacations affected by oil spill

Responding to overwhelming concerns about whether booking a beach vacation anywhere along the Florida Gulf Coast is a good idea at this point prompted Orbitz to make an offer to anyone who wants ...

Top 10 places to take your summer vacation

Hot Destinations Top 10 places to take your summer vacation

eTN Staff Writer

Hot fun in the summer time is just around the corner, and today, target="_blank">Orbitz released its top 10 destinations for travel, based on ...

Orbitz and iSeatz sign exclusive agreement

Customized Travel Solutions Orbitz and iSeatz sign exclusive agreement

eTN Staff Writer

Orbitz has combined its application programming interface (API) capabilities and inventory of its suppliers with the iSeatz OneView platform.

Travelport losses close to US$1 billion last year

Net Revenue Down 11 Percent Travelport losses close to US$1 billion last year

eTN Staff Writer

Travelport Limited, the parent company of Galileo and Worldspan, has announced that for 2009, it experienced a loss of US$869 million.

Top 10 US hotels decked out for the holidays

Orbitz Selects Popular Holiday Destinations Top 10 US hotels decked out for the holidays

Who doesn't love a little merriment during the holidays, whether it's an acrylic Christmas tree, 23-foot-tall gingerbread house, or live carolers during afternoon tea?

Orbitz WorldWide beats loss expectations, posts profit

Orbitz WorldWide Orbitz WorldWide beats loss expectations, posts profit

Online travel agency Orbitz WorldWide posted a second-quarter profit on Wednesday, helped by increased booking transactions and cost-cutting that offset declines in recession-battered travel ...

Orbitz's drive to end Cuba travel restrictions

Orbitz To Obama: End All Travel Restrictions To Cuba Orbitz's drive to end Cuba travel restrictions

With the lifting of certain travel restrictions to Cuba, joyful family reunions have been become more common at the airport in Havana.

Orbitz CEO: Let’s open up Cuba

Barney Harford Speaks Out Orbitz CEO: Let’s open up Cuba

Nelson Alcantara

Many from the US travel and tourism industry have been lobbying for US lawmakers to lift the travel restriction to Cuba.

Cuba Libre?

Orbitz Urges Unrestricted Travel To Cuba Cuba Libre?

When the Obama administration announced last month that it was easing restrictions on travel to Cuba, there was an initial flurry of cheering followed by a "Huh?" After all, the new rules allow ...

Orbitz to waive booking fees through May

Orbitz Orbitz to waive booking fees through May

chicagotribune.com

Online travel agent Orbitz Worldwide Inc., moving to boost traffic at a time when recessionary pressures have squashed business and recreational travel, said Tuesday that it will waive its normal ...

New Orbitz Travelocity CEOs to headline US Travel Association's TravelCom'09

CEO Roundtable New Orbitz Travelocity CEOs to headline US Travel Association's TravelCom'09

eTN Staff Writer

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Travel Association announced today that the newly-named chief executive officers - Barney Harford of Orbitz Worldwide and Hugh Jones of Travelocity - will be headline ...

HSMAI Greater New York Chapter inaugurates officers and board for 2009

Markus Booker Of Orbitz Worldwide Elected Chapter President HSMAI Greater New York Chapter inaugurates officers and board for 2009

eTN Staff Writer

NEW YORK, NY - A new board of directors and executive board were installed to lead the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Greater New York Chapter activities, ...

Orbitz looks to lower its operating costs further

Orbitz Orbitz looks to lower its operating costs further

forbes.com

Online travel operator Orbitz Worldwide Inc.

Expedia's Asia Pacific president moves to Orbitz

Barney Harford Appointed President & CEO Expedia's Asia Pacific president moves to Orbitz

eTN Staff Writer

CHICAGO, IL - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. announced today the appointment of Barney Harford as the company's president and CEO. Harford has also been appointed to the Orbitz Worldwide board of ...

Vegas tops in Orbitz travel list

Las Vegas Vegas tops in Orbitz travel list

Orlando Business Journal

Las Vegas, long considered Orlando’s top tourist destination rival, topped the Orbitz reservation service’s list of most popular 2008 tourist destinations.

Former COO for Orbitz joins VacationRoost.com board of directors

Mike Sands Comes On Board Former COO for Orbitz joins VacationRoost.com board of directors

eTN Staff Writer

PARK CITY, Utah - VacationRoost.com has welcomed Michael Sands, former chief operating officer of Orbitz Worldwide, to the company's board of directors.

Orbitz Worldwide names Jim Shaughnessy chief administrative officer

Expands Leadership Role Across Multiple Corporate Disciplines Orbitz Worldwide names Jim Shaughnessy chief administrative officer

eTN Staff Writer

CHICAGO, IL - Orbitz Worldwide announced today that Jim Shaughnessy will assume the role of senior vice president and chief administrative officer.

Orbitz Worldwide statement concerning ruling on preliminary injunction

Vanguard Car Rental USA, Inc. Versus Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Orbitz Worldwide statement concerning ruling on preliminary injunction

eTN Staff Writer

CHICAGO, IL - The following is a statement from Orbitz Worldwide concerning the recent ruling issuing a preliminary injunction in the Vanguard Car Rental USA, Inc. v.

The beleaguered plight of US airlines

US Aviation The beleaguered plight of US airlines

Hazel Heyer, Special to eTN

Year 2008 will be another year reported to see year-on-year decline in traffic. The last five or six years showed the market actually contracted.

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