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Orbitz launches new “Orbitz Hotels” app for iPad

CHICAGO, Ill. - Orbitz today announced the launch of the Orbitz Hotels App, a native iPad application that gives customers an intuitive search-and-book experience designed specifically for iPad.

American Airlines files antitrust lawsuit against Travelport and Orbitz

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines has filed a civil antitrust lawsuit against Travelport, LLC, and Orbitz Worldwide to stop exclusionary and anticompetitive business practices of the defendants an

Enterprise ditches Orbitz

Enterprise Holdings has ended its relationship with online travel portal Orbitz in the latest in a string of disputes between large travel providers and their online distribution partners.

Expedia ditches American Airlines

NEW YORK – In the latest twist in a simmering pricing dispute between American Airlines and travel websites, Expedia.com has ubruptly stopped selling tickets on AA flights .

American Airlines provides update on disputes with Orbitz and Expedia

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today thanked customers for their continued loyalty in the wake of a commercial dispute with two online travel agencies, Expedia and Orbitz, that is preventing Am

From eBay to Orbitz – Chris Orton hired as new chief...

CHICAGO, Illinois - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. announced today announced that it has appointed a new chief marketing officer with immediate effect.

Orbitz guarantees full refund of any Florida vacations affected by oil...

Responding to overwhelming concerns about whether booking a beach vacation anywhere along the Florida Gulf Coast is a good idea at this point prompted Orbitz to make an offer to anyone who wants to vi

Top 10 places to take your summer vacation

Hot fun in the summer time is just around the corner, and today, Orbitz released its top 10 destinations for travel, based on popularity.

Orbitz and iSeatz sign exclusive agreement

Orbitz has combined its application programming interface (API) capabilities and inventory of its suppliers with the iSeatz OneView platform.

Travelport losses close to US$1 billion last year

Travelport Limited, the parent company of Galileo and Worldspan, has announced that for 2009, it experienced a loss of US$869 million.

Top 10 US hotels decked out for the holidays

Who doesn't love a little merriment during the holidays, whether it's an acrylic Christmas tree, 23-foot-tall gingerbread house, or live carolers during afternoon tea?

Orbitz WorldWide beats loss expectations, posts profit

Online travel agency Orbitz WorldWide posted a second-quarter profit on Wednesday, helped by increased booking transactions and cost-cutting that offset declines in recession-battered travel demand.

Orbitz’s drive to end Cuba travel restrictions

With the lifting of certain travel restrictions to Cuba, joyful family reunions have been become more common at the airport in Havana.

Orbitz CEO: Let’s open up Cuba

Many from the US travel and tourism industry have been lobbying for US lawmakers to lift the travel restriction to Cuba.

Cuba Libre?

When the Obama administration announced last month that it was easing restrictions on travel to Cuba, there was an initial flurry of cheering followed by a "Huh?" After all, the new rules allow only A

Orbitz to waive booking fees through May

Online travel agent Orbitz Worldwide Inc., moving to boost traffic at a time when recessionary pressures have squashed business and recreational travel, said Tuesday that it will waive its normal book

New Orbitz Travelocity CEOs to headline US Travel Association’s TravelCom’09

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Travel Association announced today that the newly-named chief executive officers - Barney Harford of Orbitz Worldwide and Hugh Jones of Travelocity - will be headline speakers

HSMAI Greater New York Chapter inaugurates officers and board for 2009

NEW YORK, NY - A new board of directors and executive board were installed to lead the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Greater New York Chapter activities, educationa

Orbitz looks to lower its operating costs further

Online travel operator Orbitz Worldwide Inc.

Expedia’s Asia Pacific president moves to Orbitz

CHICAGO, IL - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. announced today the appointment of Barney Harford as the company's president and CEO. Harford has also been appointed to the Orbitz Worldwide board of directors.

Vegas tops in Orbitz travel list

Las Vegas, long considered Orlando’s top tourist destination rival, topped the Orbitz reservation service’s list of most popular 2008 tourist destinations.

Former COO for Orbitz joins VacationRoost.com board of directors

PARK CITY, Utah - VacationRoost.com has welcomed Michael Sands, former chief operating officer of Orbitz Worldwide, to the company's board of directors.

Orbitz Worldwide names Jim Shaughnessy chief administrative officer

CHICAGO, IL - Orbitz Worldwide announced today that Jim Shaughnessy will assume the role of senior vice president and chief administrative officer.

Orbitz Worldwide statement concerning ruling on preliminary injunction

CHICAGO, IL - The following is a statement from Orbitz Worldwide concerning the recent ruling issuing a preliminary injunction in the Vanguard Car Rental USA, Inc. v.

The beleaguered plight of US airlines

Year 2008 will be another year reported to see year-on-year decline in traffic. The last five or six years showed the market actually contracted.