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On September 17, 2015, Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (formerly NYSE: OWW) closed its acquisition by Expedia, Inc. Orbitz Worldwide is now a subsidiary of Expedia, Inc. and our stock is no longer publicly traded. Investor relations questions about Orbitz-related matters should be directed to Expedia, Inc. Investor Relations at
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Orbitz Worldwide is a leading global online travel company that uses innovative technology to enable leisure and business travelers to search for, plan and book a broad range of travel products and services including airline ticketshotelscar rentalscruises, and vacation packages. Orbitz Worldwide owns a portfolio of consumer brands that includes Orbitz (, CheapTickets (, ebookers ( and HotelClub (  Also within the Orbitz Worldwide family, Orbitz Partner Network ( delivers private label travel solutions to a broad range of partners including many of the world's largest airlines, and Orbitz for Business ( delivers managed corporate travel solutions for corporations. 

Products, Services and Technology

Orbitz Worldwide's global inventory includes access to thousands of suppliers, including air, hotel, car rental, cruise and other services and attractions. Our easy-to-use, intuitive websites incorporate technology-enabled user-friendly tools, such as the Orbitz Matrix™ display, that simplify and improve a customer's ability to book the right trip at the right price or create a dynamic package efficiently.

Some of the customer and supplier features that have contributed to Orbitz Worldwide's successes, as a leader in online travel, include: Orbitz Worldwide's Corporate History

Orbitz, Inc. was originally formed in 1999 by a group of leading U.S. airlines to participate in the rapidly growing online travel industry. The airline investors in Orbitz consisted of American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines and United Air Lines. The website officially launched in June 2001, becoming the largest e-commerce launch of record (Nielsen Net Ratings) as of that date.

Orbitz, Inc. was a publicly traded company on the Nasdaq National Market under the ticker symbol ORBZ from December 2003 through November 2004.

On November 12, 2004, Orbitz was acquired by Cendant and became part of the Cendant Travel Distribution Services Group division. In 2006, Cendant agreed to sell its travel distribution services business, then known as Travelport, to an affiliate of The Blackstone Group. Travelport is one of the world's largest and most geographically dispersed companies in the travel industry.

In August of 2006, Travelport reorganized into three divisions: Galileo, GTA and Orbitz Worldwide. A global brand portfolio, Orbitz Worldwide includes Orbitz (, CheapTickets (, ebookers (, HotelClub (, RatesToGo (, the Away Network ( and corporate travel brand Orbitz for Business (

In July 2007, Orbitz Worldwide became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol OWW.