Tag: Orbitz

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications
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Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) has announced the appointment of Kara Franker as Senior Vice President ... Read More

Louisville flying high during colorful Pride Week
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Louisville flying high during colorful Pride Week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Louisville's Mayor, Metro Council representatives, Louisville Tourism, Civitas, the newly-formed Louisville chapter of the National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, the ... Read More

Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO: Vigilance needed to tackle human trafficking
Human Rights News

Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO: Vigilance needed to tackle human trafficking

editor editor- May 28, 2019

As summer unofficially begins, so will travel across the world. Also on the rise will be human trafficking, a global ... Read More

RCI announces new Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa
People in Travel & Tourism

RCI announces new Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

RCI, the world's largest timeshare vacation exchange network as part of Wyndham Destinations, has announced the appointment of Paul Mulcahy ... Read More

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling
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How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

Two decades ago, a simple traveler could hardly imagine buying cheap flights in a few clicks or staying at the ... Read More

Orbitz launches new “Orbitz Hotels” app for iPad
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Orbitz launches new “Orbitz Hotels” app for iPad

editor editor- July 7, 2011

CHICAGO, Ill. - Orbitz today announced the launch of the Orbitz Hotels App, a native iPad application that gives customers ... Read More

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

editor editor- April 14, 2011

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines has filed a civil antitrust lawsuit against Travelport, LLC, and Orbitz Worldwide to stop ... Read More

Enterprise ditches Orbitz
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Enterprise ditches Orbitz

editor editor- March 31, 2011

Enterprise Holdings has ended its relationship with online travel portal Orbitz in the latest in a string of disputes between ... Read More

Expedia ditches American Airlines
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Expedia ditches American Airlines

editor editor- January 2, 2011

NEW YORK – In the latest twist in a simmering pricing dispute between American Airlines and travel websites, Expedia.com has ... Read More

American Airlines provides update on disputes with Orbitz and Expedia
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American Airlines provides update on disputes with Orbitz and Expedia

editor editor- December 30, 2010

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today thanked customers for their continued loyalty in the wake of a commercial dispute ... Read More

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

editor editor- July 7, 2010

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

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

editor editor- June 18, 2010

Responding to overwhelming concerns about whether booking a beach vacation anywhere along the Florida Gulf Coast is a good idea ... Read More

Top 10 places to take your summer vacation
Travel News

Top 10 places to take your summer vacation

editor editor- May 12, 2010

Hot fun in the summer time is just around the corner, and today, Orbitz released its top 10 destinations for ... Read More

Orbitz and iSeatz sign exclusive agreement
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Orbitz and iSeatz sign exclusive agreement

editor editor- April 8, 2010

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

Travelport losses close to US$1 billion last year
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Travelport losses close to US$1 billion last year

editor editor- March 23, 2010

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

Top 10 US hotels decked out for the holidays
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Top 10 US hotels decked out for the holidays

editor editor- December 11, 2009

Who doesn't love a little merriment during the holidays, whether it's an acrylic Christmas tree, 23-foot-tall gingerbread house, or live ... Read More

Orbitz WorldWide beats loss expectations, posts profit
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Orbitz WorldWide beats loss expectations, posts profit

editor editor- August 6, 2009

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

Orbitz’s drive to end Cuba travel restrictions
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Orbitz’s drive to end Cuba travel restrictions

editor editor- June 3, 2009

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

Orbitz CEO: Let’s open up Cuba
Travel News

Orbitz CEO: Let’s open up Cuba

editor editor- May 28, 2009

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

Cuba Libre?
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Cuba Libre?

editor editor- May 18, 2009

When the Obama administration announced last month that it was easing restrictions on travel to Cuba, there was an initial ... Read More

Orbitz to waive booking fees through May
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Orbitz to waive booking fees through May

editor editor- April 8, 2009

Online travel agent Orbitz Worldwide Inc., moving to boost traffic at a time when recessionary pressures have squashed business and ... Read More

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

editor editor- January 30, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Travel Association announced today that the newly-named chief executive officers - Barney Harford of Orbitz ... Read More

HSMAI Greater New York Chapter inaugurates officers and board for 2009
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HSMAI Greater New York Chapter inaugurates officers and board for 2009

editor editor- January 27, 2009

NEW YORK, NY - A new board of directors and executive board were installed to lead the Hospitality Sales and ... Read More

Expedia’s Asia Pacific president moves to Orbitz
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Expedia’s Asia Pacific president moves to Orbitz

editor editor- January 8, 2009

CHICAGO, IL - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. announced today the appointment of Barney Harford as the company's president and CEO. Harford ... Read More

Vegas tops in Orbitz travel list
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Vegas tops in Orbitz travel list

editor editor- December 11, 2008

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

Former COO for Orbitz joins VacationRoost.com board of directors
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Former COO for Orbitz joins VacationRoost.com board of directors

editor editor- November 12, 2008

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

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Orbitz Worldwide names Jim Shaughnessy chief administrative officer

editor editor- November 5, 2008

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

Orbitz Worldwide statement concerning ruling on preliminary injunction
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Orbitz Worldwide statement concerning ruling on preliminary injunction

editor editor- October 31, 2008

CHICAGO, IL - The following is a statement from Orbitz Worldwide concerning the recent ruling issuing a preliminary injunction in ... Read More

The beleaguered plight of US airlines
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The beleaguered plight of US airlines

editor editor- September 4, 2008

Year 2008 will be another year reported to see year-on-year decline in traffic. The last five or six years showed ... Read More

Orbitz narrows loss as it shifts away from airline bookings
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Orbitz narrows loss as it shifts away from airline bookings

editor editor- August 7, 2008

Orbitz Worldwide Inc. posted a narrower second-quarter net loss amid strong international results and efforts to shift focus away from ... Read More

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