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03/25/15Expedia and Orbitz Receive Second Requests from DOJ under Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
BELLEVUE, Wash. and CHICAGO, March 25, 2015 – Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) announced today that they have each received a request for additional information and documentary material (the “second request”) from the U.S. Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) in connection with the DOJ’s review of Expedia’s pending acquisition of Orbitz. Issuance of the second request is a standard phase of the regulatory process. Expedia and Orbitz intend to respond t... 
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03/25/15Say Cheese! New CheapTickets.com Tool Maps Travel Selfies (a.k.a. "Trelfies") Around the World
Travelers Can Submit Their Best "Trelfies" for a Chance to Win a Vacation CHICAGO, March 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CheapTickets.com launches "Trelfies," a new feature that allows travelers to submit their most memorable travel selfies in a variety of categories. Whether relaxing on a tropical beach, trying a new adventure with the family or hitting up a hot nightclub, CheapTickets.com wants travelers to submit their best vacation trelfies, and for a limited time, have a chance to win a vacat... 
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03/17/15Demand is Up and Prices Are Down: Orbitz Declares 2015 the Year of European Travel
Europe-Exclusive Deal on Orbitz.com Gives Americans Even More Incentive to Travel Across the Pond CHICAGO, March 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz.com is seeing an uptick in demand for travel to Europe this spring and summer as the euro hits a 10-year record low and the British pound drops to its lowest level in five years. With airfare and hotel prices down 6 percent and 3 percent respectively, if travelers are still debating a summer vacation, all dollar signs point to Europe, made even mor... 
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03/03/15Orbitz Insider Index Identifies Destinations With Good Deals and Fewer Crowds for Spring Break Travel
Orbitz Spring Survey Reveals Travelers Want to Get Away From College Students and Crowds CHICAGO, March 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spring break travelers fall into two broad categories: crowd lovers and those who seek some peace and quiet. According to the latest Orbitz Insider Index survey, 64 percent of travelers purposefully avoid college student destinations and 75 percent of travelers say they would rather go somewhere less popular and avoid the crowds.1 Orbitz has identified the top dest... 
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02/12/15Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Earnings Release Available on Company's Investor Relations Website
CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) today announced the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014 in an earnings release that is available at the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. The earnings release is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov. As a result of the announced transaction, Orbitz Worldwide will no longer provide fiscal... 
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02/12/15Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results and Agrees to Acquisition by Expedia, Inc.
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02/12/15Expedia to Acquire Orbitz Worldwide for $12 Per Share in Cash
BELLEVUE, Wash. and CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Expedia, Inc. (Nasdaq:EXPE) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW), including all of Orbitz Worldwide's brands, for $12.00 per share in cash, representing an enterprise value of approximately $1.6 billion, and a premium of approximately 29% over the volume weighted average share price for the five trading days up to and including February 11, 2015. The Bo... 
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02/11/15Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. to Host Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Earnings Call on February 13
Chicago, February 11, 2015 - Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW) will release the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014 after the market close on Thursday, February 12, 2015.  The company will host a conference call to discuss its results the following morning, Friday, February 13, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT).  A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Orbitz Worldwide Investor Relations website at http://investors.orbitz.com. ... 
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02/09/15Skiplagged and Orbitz Worldwide Agree to Terms to Settle Lawsuit
NEW YORK and CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Internet travel site Skiplagged and Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) have agreed to terms that will settle litigation filed by Orbitz, under which Skiplagged will not redirect traffic to Orbitz.com and other Orbitz Worldwide websites. In addition, Skiplagged agreed not to use Orbitz Worldwide brands, logos, trademarks, images or other copyrighted materials on the Skiplagged website or mobile apps. Under the settlement agreement, neither party adm... 
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02/04/15Orbitz.com Ranks Top Destinations for Travelers Looking to Get Away for the Dual Valentine's Day and Presidents' Day Holiday Weekend
With Hotel Prices Up 16 Percent, Orbitz.com Promotion Codes Yield Big Savings Off Hotels to Put a Last-Minute Trip Within Reach CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This February, travelers are looking forward to a three-day weekend with two holiday observances: Presidents' Day and Valentine's Day. The Orbitz Insider Index survey shows that travelers are escaping the brutal winter storms and opting for warm weather getaways with 80 percent of the top destinations to warm climates over the ... 
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02/02/15Over Half of College Students Hitting the Road for Spring Break, According to CheapTickets.com Survey; Las Vegas, Cancun and Punta Cana Top List of Hot Destinations
CheapTickets.com Shows Students How to Score Travel Deals of Up to 55 Percent Off and Charts When Beaches Will Have the Biggest Crowds CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 55 percent of college students are planning to travel for Spring Break this year, with Las Vegas, Cancun and Punta Cana topping the list of the hottest destinations, according to the latest booking and survey data from CheapTickets.com.1 Spring Breakers are also flocking to Florida as the state's beaches occupy five of t... 
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01/30/15Orbitz Launches "Orbitz Originals: Northern Territory Australia" in Partnership With Tourism Northern Territory
Online Video Series Highlights the Many Unique Aspects of Australia's Outback CHICAGO, Jan. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) has partnered with Tourism Northern Territory to launch "Orbitz Originals: Northern Territory – The Red Centre," a six-part online video series hosted by award-winning travel expert Richard Bangs and available for viewing at Orbitz.com/Northern-Territory. Supported by hotel discounts of up to 20 percent and substantial... 
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01/28/15Orbitz Partner Network to Power Dynamic Travel Packages for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
Orbitz to Provide Private Label Packaging Service for Hotelier's Global Portfolio of Properties CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orbitz Partner Network, the private label division of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW), announced today that it has launched a multi-year partnership with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts to power dynamic travel package bookings on the company's vacation travel website, HyattTravel.com. Orbitz Partner Network has created a custom-built site hosted on its dynamic packag... 
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01/15/15Orbitz Worldwide Welcomes U.S. Treasury Department Amendments to Cuba Trade and Travel Regulations
CHICAGO, January 15, 2015 – Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) today welcomed the Department of the Treasury’s amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which will facilitate travel to Cuba for authorized purposes and enable travel service providers to sell authorized travel without the need for specific licenses from the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). “Orbitz Worldwide commends the Treasury Department for issuing new regulations that will... 
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01/13/15Orbitz Launches "Orbitz Originals: Bermuda - Proper Fun" in Partnership With the Bermuda Tourism Authority
Online Video Series Highlights the Island's Many Attractions for Fun-Seeking Travelers CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) has partnered with the Bermuda Tourism Authority to launch "Orbitz Originals: Bermuda – Proper Fun," a seven-part online video series that is co-hosted by award-winning travel experts Richard Bangs and Lisa Ellen Niver and is available for viewing at Orbitz.com/Bermuda. Supported by hotel discounts of up to 20... 
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01/02/15Uptick in Global Travel, a Comeback in Cabo and the Rise of the Boutique Hotel Expected to Move the Needle for Travel in 2015
Orbitz Insider Index Spotlights Toronto, China and New Orleans as Top Destinations in the New Year CHICAGO, Jan. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Americans looking for the hottest destinations in travel need look no further than the latest Orbitz Insider Index, which examines where Americans will be going, what they'll be doing and what trends will be changing the way they travel. The global Orbitz.com dream team of travel experts are spotlighting Toronto, China and New Orleans as the hottest destin... 
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