June 9, 2017

Orbitz

Orbitz

Brand
Orbitz
Websitehttp://www.orbitz.com
CategoryOnline Travel Agency
Primary BusinessFlight, Hotel, Package, Car, Cruise, Activity
Operating CompanyOrbitz Worldwide, Inc.
Parent CompanyThe Expedia Group
HeadquarterChicago, IL, United States
# of Employees1,530
Online Year2001
Service LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Property Inventory350,000
Total Visits in May 2017:13.6M
DescriptionThe Orbitz's interface and hotel database has been replaced with Expedia's after it was acquired by Expedia in 2016. Orbitz offers an Orbitz Rewards loyalty program where you can earn rewards on flights, hotels and packages and redeem on hotels worldwide.
HistoryThe company was originally established through a partnership of major airlines including Continental, Delta, Northwest, United and American in 1999 as a response to the rise of OTAs such as Expedia and Travelocity. It was incorporated as DUNC, LCC in 2000 and Oribitz.com was officially launched in 2001. Orbitz Worldwide has other brands including CheapTickets in the Americas, ebookers in Europe, and HotelClub and RatestoGo in Sydney. Orbitz went public in 2003 and acquired by Cendant Corporation for $1.25 billion. The business was acquired by The Blackstone Group as part of Travelport, a Global Distribution System, in 2006 and went public again in 2007. In 2015, Orbitz was acquired by Expedia for $1.2 billion.

Brand
Orbitz
Websitehttp://www.orbitz.com
CategoryOnline Travel Agency
Primary BusinessFlight, Hotel, Package, Car, Cruise, Activity
Operating CompanyOrbitz Worldwide, Inc.
Parent CompanyThe Expedia Group
HeadquarterChicago, IL, United States
# of Employees1,530
Online Year2001
Service LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Property Inventory350,000
Total Visits in May 2017:13.6M
DescriptionThe Orbitz's interface and hotel database has been replaced with Expedia's after it was acquired by Expedia in 2016. Orbitz offers an Orbitz Rewards loyalty program where you can earn rewards on flights, hotels and packages and redeem on hotels worldwide.
HistoryThe company was originally established through a partnership of major airlines including Continental, Delta, Northwest, United and American in 1999 as a response to the rise of OTAs such as Expedia and Travelocity. It was incorporated as DUNC, LCC in 2000 and Oribitz.com was officially launched in 2001. Orbitz Worldwide has other brands including CheapTickets in the Americas, ebookers in Europe, and HotelClub and RatestoGo in Sydney. Orbitz went public in 2003 and acquired by Cendant Corporation for $1.25 billion. The business was acquired by The Blackstone Group as part of Travelport, a Global Distribution System, in 2006 and went public again in 2007. In 2015, Orbitz was acquired by Expedia for $1.2 billion.
Brand
Orbitz
Websitehttp://www.orbitz.com
CategoryOnline Travel Agency
Primary BusinessFlight, Hotel, Package, Car, Cruise, Activity
Operating CompanyOrbitz Worldwide, Inc.
Parent CompanyThe Expedia Group
HeadquarterChicago, IL, United States
# of Employees1,530
Online Year2001
Service LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Property Inventory350,000
Total Visits in May 2017:13.6M
DescriptionThe Orbitz's interface and hotel database has been replaced with Expedia's after it was acquired by Expedia in 2016. Orbitz offers an Orbitz Rewards loyalty program where you can earn rewards on flights, hotels and packages and redeem on hotels worldwide.
HistoryThe company was originally established through a partnership of major airlines including Continental, Delta, Northwest, United and American in 1999 as a response to the rise of OTAs such as Expedia and Travelocity. It was incorporated as DUNC, LCC in 2000 and Oribitz.com was officially launched in 2001. Orbitz Worldwide has other brands including CheapTickets in the Americas, ebookers in Europe, and HotelClub and RatestoGo in Sydney. Orbitz went public in 2003 and acquired by Cendant Corporation for $1.25 billion. The business was acquired by The Blackstone Group as part of Travelport, a Global Distribution System, in 2006 and went public again in 2007. In 2015, Orbitz was acquired by Expedia for $1.2 billion.
https://www.orbitz.com

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