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Hotels by Orbitz launches for Android

Hotels by Orbitz launches for Android

Adding to its award-winning suite of mobile travel products, Orbitz has announced the launch of Hotels by Orbitz for Android – a powerful and fast native application that gives customers an intuitive search-and-book experience designed specifically for Android.

The free app, available on Google Play, offers travellers helpful comparison tools, secure booking in just three taps and Orbitz Mobile Steals – exclusive, mobile-only discounts on hotel stays in over 240 popular destinations worldwide.

With Android projected to have 68 per cent of the market share of mobile operating systems by the end of 2012, the Hotels by Orbitz app is offering an effortless way to book a hotel room on-the-go for Android users.

The new app offers travellers the entire selection of Orbitz hotel properties and highlights include:

  • Find hotels near you and available tonight or search for future stays by city, address, zip code or landmark.
  • Tap into useful information about each hotel including photos, guest reviews by verified customers, special offers, amenities and detailed hotel/room descriptions.
  • Benefit from Orbitz Price Assurance, which automatically rewards consumers if another customer books the same hotel stay at a lower rate, the Orbitz Low Price Guarantee and no Orbitz fees on hotel cancellations or changes.

“We are thrilled to bring the seamless experience of our new hotels app to consumers taking advantage of the expansive selection of Android devices available now and launching this holiday season,” said Chris Orton, president of

“Orbitz customers are already booking more than 20 percent of hotels through mobile devices and embracing shopping on-the-go with mobile-only deals and a lightning-fast check-out.”

The Hotels by Orbitz app for Android is available for free on Google Play.

Information on the full suite of Orbitz mobile travel planning products – including recently updated apps for iPhone and iPad – can be found here.