Orbitz.com signs AOL Travel in major new partnership

21st Nov 2011
Orbitz.com signs AOL Travel in major new partnership

Orbitz Worldwide has announced the signing a multi-year agreement for Orbitz.com to be the primary travel booking partner for AOL Travel.

Following the launch of the partnership in January 2012, visitors to AOL Travel will be able to book hotels, vacation packages, flights, rental cars, cruises and more on Orbitz.com.

Additionally, Orbitz Worldwide brands Orbitz.com, CheapTickets.com and Away.com will feature exclusive AOL Travel guides and will have access to AOL Travel, HuffPost Travel and Gadling travel-themed content including destination reviews, overviews and blogs.

This editorial content will be featured on destination pages and in emails which will enable customers of these Orbitz Worldwide brands to make even more informed travel decisions.

“Orbitz Worldwide is excited to partner with AOL Travel and provide AOL Travel visitors with access to the broad range of travel products and services available on Orbitz.com, including the protection of our groundbreaking Price Assurance program,” said Chris Orton, president of Orbitz.com. 

“We expect this partnership to grow the Orbitz.com customer base as we provide AOL users access to great travel deals and a wide variety of destinations and supplier choices.

“The addition of AOL’s compelling content will also add significant scope and more engaging destination content for customers across the Orbitz Worldwide family of brands.”

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