All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Orbitz’

Travel Deals: A Cure For the Common Christmas

“Next year we’re not doing a Christmas tree or gifts at all! We’re all just going to go to Hawaii!” Each year since my youth my mom has hollered this through a straitjacket of stringed lights as if it was a threat. Meanwhile, my siblings and I kept waiting with bated breath for her to make good on delivering this …

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Google Would Support A Transparency Review From The FTC. Competitors? No Comment.

Last month, search industry veteran Danny Sullivan called upon the United States Federal Trade Commission to scrutinize Google and other search engines – specifically, looking into their disclosure of paid listings. A Google spokesperson tells WebProNews, “Consumers benefit from clear labeling in search results, and we have always clearly disclosed which links are paid advertisements. That said, not all search …

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Orbitz Expects Mac Users To Pay More For Hotels

Quick, when was the last time you booked a trip through a travel agent? For some of us, it’s been a long time. Others (including myself) have never done it at all. These days we have the internet, and millions of us use one of a handful of websites – Expedia, Priceline, Orbitz, etc. – to book most of our …

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Orbitz Exceeds Q1 Expectations

Chicago-based online travel company Orbitz has exceeded Wall Street expectations in its Q1 financial report, with shares up 4.6% to $4.08. The company attributes the better-than-expected performance to a 33% rise in European hotel room booking in the first quarter. Orbitz has seen a rise in its European travel sector via its ebookers segment, regardless of the economic woes of …

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Orbitz Offers Business Express Booking

If you do a lot of business travel and you’re sick of unpredictability and unprofessional service, Orbitz has a solution for you. Orbitz for Business Express specializes in making business travel easy, affordable, and flexible. Best of all they offer 24/7 travel assistance. Frank Petito, president of Orbitz for Business comments on the new service: “With the launch of Orbitz …

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