Orbitz News

Visa joins forces with Orbitz for Business

Visa joins forces with Orbitz for Business

8th Aug 2015 Travel Technology News

Visa is working with Orbitz for Business, the corporate travel brand of Orbitz Worldwide, to provide corporate clients with a turn-key, end-to-end travel and expense solution designed to make booking, reconciliation and reporting more efficient.

Expedia to acquire Orbitz Worldwide for US$1.6bn

Expedia to acquire Orbitz Worldwide for US$1.6bn

Expedia has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire Orbitz Worldwide, including all of Orbitz Worldwide’s brands, for $12.00 per share in cash. The deal represents an enterprise value of approximately $1.6 billion, and a premium of approximately 29 per cent over the volume weighted average share price for the five trading days up to and including February 11th, 2015.

American Airlines back on Orbitz sites

American Airlines back on Orbitz sites

Orbitz Worldwide has reached an agreement with American Airlines to continue to offer American Airlines and US Airways flights on all of its sites. Consumers should see all available flights immediately. All tickets previously purchased on Orbitz Worldwide sites remain valid.

New appointment for HotelClub China

New appointment for HotelClub China

25th May 2014 Travel Technology News

Online booking community HotelClub has appointed Dandan Cheng as VP & Managing Director, HotelClub China. In this newly created role she will lead HotelClub’s Chinese brand “HotelClub - 好客邦” (“Hàokèbāng”) in China’s rapidly growing travel sector. Based in Shanghai, China, Cheng will report to Nicolas Chu, President of HotelClub.

Orbitz aquires Travelocity’s affiliate business

Orbitz aquires Travelocity’s affiliate business

2nd Mar 2014 Travel Technology News

Orbitz Worldwide has acquired certain assets and contracts of the Travelocity Partner Network which provides private label travel technology solutions for bank loyalty programs and online commerce sites. The operations of the Travelocity Partner Network will be integrated into the Orbitz Partner Network.

Orbitz signs two key partners in United States

Orbitz signs two key partners in United States

11th Feb 2014 Travel Technology News

Amadeus and Orbitz Worldwide, a leading global online travel company which uses technology to transform the way consumers around the world plan and purchase travel, have announced the two companies have entered into a new multi-year agreement. At the same time Orbitz has also completed a long term GDS agreement deal with Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry.

Orbitz.com rolls out update to Orbitz flights, hotels, cars app for Android

Orbitz.com rolls out update to Orbitz flights, hotels, cars app for Android

Affirming its commitment to industry-leading mobile travel planning tools for consumers, Orbitz.com today announced the re-launch of the Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars app for Android, adding major speed improvements and single-screen booking for flights, hotel rooms and car rentals for the massive number of travelers now carrying Android-powered smartphones.