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Mar 20, 2013, 14:32 ET

Orbitz Takes Home Gold at 2013 ARF David Ogilvy Awards

Orbitz won the Gold Award in the Retail & E-Tail category at the 2013 Advertising Research Foundation's (ARF) David Ogilvy Awards for the "Take...

Feb 25, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Orbitz Releases the First Native App for iPad® that Allows Consumers to Book Flights, Hotels, and Rental Cars

Orbitz today launched the Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars app for iPad, an extension of its top-rated mobile apps. The Orbitz app for iPad is the...

Jan 03, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Orbitz Insider Index Predicts New Orleans, New Zealand and Charleston to be Hottest Destinations of 2013 and Uptick in International Travel and Social Rewards

 2012 was a year of milestone events domestically and internationally that helped set the tone for travel in 2013. New Orleans, New Zealand...

Nov 26, 2012, 07:00 ET
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East Coast Travel Market Remains Strong Post-Sandy as New York is a Top Spot on Orbitz List of Most Popular Holiday Destinations

Holiday travelers will provide an economic boost to the New York region, with New York City ranking as a top destination for Christmas and New...

Nov 08, 2012, 08:00 ET
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O'Hare and LAX Top Orbitz List of Busiest Thanksgiving Airports

 Chicago O'Hare (ORD) and Los Angeles International (LAX) will see the biggest crowds of any U.S. airports over the Thanksgiving holiday,...

Oct 02, 2012, 07:00 ET
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Travelers Looking at Fall as Prime Time to Vacation: Orbitz Survey Shows 68 Percent of Americans Planning a Trip before Thanksgiving

The lure of lower prices and fewer crowds have convinced 68 percent of respondents to plan a trip before Thanksgiving, according to a recent...

Aug 02, 2012, 13:47 ET
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Orbitz Pledges $25,000 in Travel to Vacation Party Nominee

 Vacations are 100 percent awesome, yet only 57 percent of Americans take all of their vacation time. With the 2012 election campaign in full...

Jun 11, 2012, 07:46 ET
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Orbitz Named #1 Travel Company to Work For, According to Glassdoor's Annual Travel Industry Report Card

Orbitz Worldwide tops the list as America's favorite travel company to work for, according to Glassdoor's new Annual Travel Industry Report Card....

May 21, 2012, 07:00 ET
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Orbitz Survey Shows That 77 Percent of Americans Have Summer Travel Plans

As the economy improves consumers are hitting the road and increasing their summer vacation budgets with 53 percent planning to spend more than...

May 07, 2012, 06:00 ET

Orbitz Jumps Into Election Year Fray and Vows to Give Americans the Vacation They Deserve with New Website Design and Ad Campaign

With six months to election day, online travel leader Orbitz.com today said that Americans must come to grips with balancing work and vacation and...

Mar 07, 2012, 07:00 ET
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Florida Again Ranks Number One as Desired Destination for Spring Break, According to Latest Orbitz Insider Index

 Even with the relatively mild winter, Americans are still craving the sun and warm weather for spring break, according to the Orbitz Insider...

Feb 20, 2012, 07:00 ET
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Hugely Popular Orbitz 50 Faves Facebook Game Is Ready for Take-Off

 Travel fans are being given another chance to win 50 fabulous vacations at destinations around the world with the latest version of...

Feb 08, 2012, 07:00 ET
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Travelers Extending Valentine's Day for a Romantic Getaway this President's Day Weekend, According to New Orbitz Insider Index

 A romantic excursion is the preferred Valentine's Day gift over candy and flowers – but subtle hints are not enough – as nearly...

Feb 02, 2012, 07:00 ET
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Orbitz.com Launches New "Hotels by Orbitz" App for iPhone®

 Building on the popularity of its powerful suite of mobile travel planning services, Orbitz.com (http://www.orbitz.com) today announced the...

Jan 05, 2012, 14:01 ET
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London, Austin and Chicago to be Travel Hotspots in 2012, the Orbitz Insider Index Reveals

 An improving economy and a pent-up demand for travel resulted in a strong year in 2011 for the travel industry and a bright outlook for...

Dec 12, 2011, 07:00 ET
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Orbitz Unveils Powerful New Mobile Website and Introduces New "Mobile Steals" Program Offering Discounted Mobile-only Rates on Hotels

Orbitz today unveiled a faster, more powerful version of its mobile website http://m.orbitz.com that makes it easy for travelers to search for and...

Nov 30, 2011, 07:00 ET
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Orbitz.com Launches "Gift It Forward" Facebook Contest

 This holiday season, Orbitz Facebook fans will have the chance to recognize individuals who make the world a better place with the gift of...

Nov 09, 2011, 07:00 ET

Orbitz Insider Index Unveils the Busiest Airports Over Thanksgiving

Los Angeles' LAX, Chicago's O'Hare (ORD) and Orlando International (MCO) will be the nation's busiest airports this Thanksgiving, according to...

Oct 27, 2011, 07:00 ET
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Orbitz Insider Index Reveals Top 10 Holiday Travel Destinations

More than 80% of holiday season travelers plan to spend time with family during  at least one of their upcoming trips and most are willing to...

Aug 22, 2011, 07:08 ET
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Orbitz.com Launches Orbitz 50 Faves Facebook Game

Orbitz announces the launch of Orbitz 50 Faves, a fun and free Facebook game giving Orbitz fans the opportunity to win 50 handpicked, luxury...