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News on Orbitz (Ticker: OWW) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Travelocity sold to Orbitz Worldwide

WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Travelocity, with a call center in Hanover Township, was sold to Orbitz Worldwide.

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Related Topix: Travelocity, Travel/Tourism, Law, Employment / Labor Law

14 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

Test Your Travel Program's Fiscal Fitness at the Orbitz for Business Booth

Is your corporate travel management program feeling tired and inflexible? If so, it might be time to kick it into high gear and take your business travel to the next level.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism

18 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

The Orbitz App is on Fire; Orbitz app now customized for the new...

The Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars app builds upon Fire phone's unique technology to give users an enhanced and more immersive smartphone experience in addition to all of the travel deals and great features - like the Orbitz Rewards loyalty program - that travelers have grown to love about the highly-rated, award-winning app.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism

Fri Jul 25, 2014

GlobeNewswire

The Orbitz App is on Fire

Orbitz.com today released a customized app for Amazon's new Fire phone. The Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars app builds upon Fire phone's unique technology to give users an enhanced and more immersive smartphone experience in addition to all of the travel deals and great features - like the Orbitz Rewards loyalty program - that travelers have grown to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Orbitz buffs up its low-cost travel website

Orbitz Worldwide on Wednesday will launch a retooled version of CheapTickets.com, its lesser-known U.S. travel agency aimed at travelers who strive for the lowest prices.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Business News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Orbitz Launches "Orbitz Originals: Jackson Hole Winter +" in...

Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide has partnered with the Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Board to launch "Orbitz Originals: Jackson Hole Winter +," a nine-part online video series that is hosted by award-winning travel expert Richard Bangs and is available for viewing at Orbitz.com/jacksonhole.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Marketing

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Orbitz's largest shareholder to sell off most of its stake

Orbitz Worldwide begins a new era Tuesday in which it's not being controlled by a single shareholder, as its largest investor officially sells off the majority of its stake in the Chicago-based online travel agency.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Travelport, Business News

Skift

The Next Chapter in the Convergence of Booking Sites and Metasearch

A metasearch-like advertisement on an online travel agency site isn't going to get anywhere near the the sort of clout that sites such as TripAdvisor, Google and Kayak can wield, but it enables OTA sites to get into metasearch in a modest way to appease consumers' inclination to comparison-shop without taking a lot of the risk.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Travel/Tourism, New York, Priceline, Travelocity, Hotelscom

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

Orbitz Worldwide Announces Pricing of Secondary Common Stock Offering by Selling Stockholder

The underwriter has a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 5 million shares from the Selling Stockholder.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism

Skift

Orbitz to Soon Learn What Business Is Like Without Travelport's Influence

Break out the champagne. In many respects, Travelport has wielded a financially selfish and negative influence over Orbitz Worldwide for years.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Travelport

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Business Journal

Travelport to sell $280 million Orbitz interest

Travelport reported in May it planned to sell 7.5 million shares of Chicago-based Orbitz .

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Travelport

Wed Jul 16, 2014

TheStreet.com

Why Orbitz Worldwide (OWW) Stock Is Down in After-Hours Trading Today

The company said it plans to sell 20 million shared, about 185 of all outstanding shares, on behalf of Travelport Limited .

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, TheStreet, Financial Markets

GlobeNewswire

Orbitz Issues Preliminary Second Quarter 2014 Operating Results

Although the company's financial results for the second quarter 2014 have not been finalized, the following preliminary, unaudited information reflects the company's expectations with respect to financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2014 based on all currently available information.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

GlobeNewswire

Orbitz Worldwide Announces Secondary Common Stock Offering by Selling Stockholder

Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. today announced an underwritten public offering of 20 million shares of its common stock by an affiliate of Travelport Limited .

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Travelport, Credit Suisse Asset Mnagement Income Fund, Financial Services, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission

Mon Jul 14, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Orbitz Worldwide Director Kenneth S. Esterow Sells 4,511 Shares

Orbitz Worldwide Director Kenneth S. Esterow sold 4,511 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 10th.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Skift

Top 10 Booking Site Sales Rankings Remain Remarkably Stable in 2013

Business travel-oriented companies, including American Express, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, BCD Travel and HRG, are not as large as leisure-oriented Expedia and Priceline, but the business travel agencies are entrenched near the top of the heap, and they aren't going anywhere in the short term.

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Related Topix: Expedia, Travel/Tourism, VirtualTourist, Best of 2007, Priceline

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Skift

Travelocity Lays Off 85 As Orbitz Takes Control of Partner Network

As Travelocity has become more and more a simple vassal of Expedia, there's little to no need for their own staff outside of marketing people.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Travelocity, Expedia, Marketing, San Antonio, TX

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Motley Fool

Why Orbitz Worldwide Can't Compete With Expedia Inc

While higher travel costs are a tailwind for the entire industry, Orbitz Worldwide is one of the smallest public online travel agencies, resulting in a scale disadvantage.

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Related Topix: VirtualTourist, Travel/Tourism, Travelocity, Marketing, Internet, Science / Technology, TripAdvisor

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Seeking Alpha

An Open Call To Apple Bears For Debate

The bearish case assumes declining market share and product cannibalization amid the looming iPhone 6 launch.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPhone, Travel/Tourism

Mon Jun 30, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Orbitz Worldwide Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Oppenheimer

The firm set a "market perform" rating on the stock. Orbitz Worldwide traded up 0.45% on Monday, hitting $8.90.

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Related Topix: Travel/Tourism

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