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The acquisition of Orbitz by rival Expedia was a bit of a rollercoaster with many up’s and downs during the process. Now the green light has finally been given by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).


The transaction has been reviewed by antitrust experts and it was ultimately assessed that it would have no negative impacts on the consumer that are of significance.  [click to continue…]

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Orbitz has launched a new promotion for up to $110 in Orbucks (can be used for hotel bookings) to get more people to sign up for its rewards program.

Orbitz Rewards Up To $110 Orbucks

You can upload a photo each week over the next eight to earn some Orbucks. If you do it every week, you will end up with $110 Orbucks. If you sign up for the program using the link below, you will also get a $25 coupon for hotel booking (can be combined with Orbucks). [click to continue…]

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Bloomberg has been reporting today that NYSE listed Orbitz is exploring a sale of its business and has reached to potential buyers.

Orbitz Up For Sale

The market value of Orbitz is roughly one tenth of Expedia and one fiftieth of the Priceline Group. [click to continue…]