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  • Orbitz
    Tech job hunters: Orbitz is hiring
    Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE:OWW) employees rank it among the top 10 companies in the U.S. according to Glassdoor's fifth annual Employees' Choice Awards list, and more than 40 new technology positions are being created that will give...
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    Black Friday deals expand to travel
    Most everyone is fully aware of the Black Friday deals at Walmart, Target, and other retailers as well as the Black Friday deals at online stores. But how many are aware that Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals also exist in the world of travel?...
  • Online price customization – fair or unfair
    Online price customization – fair or unfair
    The internet is where you go to get the best deals and prices more or less anonymously, right?Some online retailers are apparently utilizing “price customization” software or predictive analytics bought from online-data-aggregators ...
  • IPhone
    Orbitz is Only Following Brick and Mortar Lead
    If you are willing to spend $1000-plus on a Macbook, might you spend 30% more on a hotel room for your summer vacation? Well, that is what Orbitz’ algorithm tracking methods have shown according to a report by the Wall Street Journal last...
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    Orbitz steers Mac users to higher priced hotels
    The Wall Street Journal writes that “Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. has found that people who use Apple Inc.’s Mac computers spend as much as 30% more a night on hotels, so the online travel agency is starting to show them different and...
  • Money
    Orbitz 'taxing' Mac users with customized, pricier search results
    Microsoft and Windows OEMs have long used the "Apple Tax," which is the "extra" that Mac users pay to get a similar machine vs. a Windows box as a selling point. However, those who are OK with paying such a tax may be willing...
  • Orbitz ranks Las Vegas top 2012 summer destination
    Orbitz ranks Las Vegas top 2012 summer destination
    Travel booking giant Orbitz recently released their top ten destinations for summer 2012, with Las Vegas ranked number one. Rankings were based on actual travel search and booking activity by consumers on the Orbitz site.Las Vegas was also...
  • Colorado wild
    Save on mountain and beach resorts with Orbitz
    If fall is your preferred travel season then you’re in luck according to Orbitz. The Orbitz Fall Shoulder Season Travel Index, released today, shows that you can save more than 30% on the most popular mountain and beach destination resorts....
  • Drop Fox
    Orbitz calls Media Matters' Drop Fox campaign a 'smear effort'
    The George Soros-funded progressive organization Media Matters got slapped in the face Thursday when the travel company Orbitz refused to participate in Media Matter's Drop Fox campaign.Mediaite reported:The effort by liberal media watchdog...
  • Nashville, Music City USA
    Romantic Getaway is most desired Valentine's Gift, says Orbitz
    Stumped for a Valentine's Gift that shows how much you care? Forget flowers and candy. A romantic getaway is the most desired Valentine's Gift but also the most unrequited, according to a survey of Orbitz.com customers."Taking a...
  • Corporate logos for Experdia, Orbitz, and American Airlines
    American Airlines ticketing may follow Southwest
    According to a report in the Seattle Times on Friday, January 7, 2011, American Airlines (AA) is crafting a marketing and sales strategy which could bring about a quantum change for the entire airline and travel industry. As the Times sees it, ...
  • American  Airlines 757 on final approach at Princess Juliana International Airport (XSM) of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin
    More woes for American Airlines
    Fort Worth, Texas based American Airlines (AA) has gotten negative exposure recently. One of its pilots, Chris Liu, a Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO), had his government issued sidearm confiscated for blowing the whistle on alleged TSA security...
  • American Airlines and Delta Airlines pull airfares from airfare search engines
    American and Delta Airlines pull airfares from popular online travel sites
    In the complicated world of airfares, the search for cheap flights got a lot more difficult for passengers. In the past week, both Delta and American Airlines have pulled their airfares from popular online search engines.This past week, American...
  • American Airlines
    American Airlines separates from Orbitz
    Gay travelers will now be forced to split their loyalty between two gay-friendly travel companies.As of December 21, 2010, schedules and fares for flights on American Airlines and American Eagle are no longer available on Orbitz.com or websites...
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    No American Airlines flights on Orbitz?
    As a cost-saving measure, American Airlines is in talks with Orbitz to negotiate a better deal. If one is not made, the airline may pull all of its flights from the website starting December 1. American wants to force Orbitz to go directly to the...