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Orbitz launches 72-hour sale through free iPad app

Orbitz launches 72-hour sale through free iPad app

Building on the success of its popular and highly acclaimed Orbitz Hotels App for iPad, Orbitz today launched a 72-hour flash sale exclusively through the free app.

Travelers that download or upgrade to the latest version of the app and book select hotels through Saturday, September 10 for travel through January 3, 2012 will receive an extra 10% savings on thousands of hotels worldwide.(1)  The instant 10% savings can be combined with other hotel offers available on the iPad app including free nights, room upgrades, dining credits and more.  The Orbitz Hotels App is available for free from the App Store on iPad or at: 
“We are offering this limited-time 10% savings for hotel bookings made through the free Orbitz Hotels App to give travelers one more reason to test drive the app and take advantage of the fun, easy-to-use interface that allows users to book a hotel room in just three taps,” said Chris Orton, president of 

The Orbitz iPad app has been generating outstanding reviews in publications such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times and PC Magazine.  Download and test drive the free Orbitz Hotels App for iPad and see why customers and reviewers are raving about the “super simple” and “very intuitive” user experience. 

The Orbitz Hotels App for iPad takes full advantage of iPad’s unique capabilities, providing a streamlined, fast and friendly interface for travelers to find, compare and book hotels, whether on the couch or on the go.  Highlights include:
*  Book hotels at any of thousands of destinations around the world available on Orbitz
*  Find hotels nearby using iPad’s GPS capabilities – particularly convenient for same day bookings – or search by city, address, zip code or landmark
*  Filter and sort hotels by price, star rating, review score, distance, neighborhood and more
*  Compare hotels and prices on an interactive map. Tiles alongside the map provide summarized hotel information and can be expanded to show photographs, guest reviews by verified customers, special offers, amenities and detailed hotel/room descriptions
*  Toggle from map view to an innovative matrix view to effortlessly compare many hotel options at once