Orbitz iPhone App Inducted Into the App Store Hall of Fame

          Orbitz iPhone App Inducted Into the App Store Hall of Fame

Joins elite list of 13 new apps recognized as best in the field

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2012

CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Like the rock and roll legends in
Cleveland and the baseball superstars in Cooperstown, the Orbitz iPhone app is
now officially in the Hall of Fame. Orbitz announced today that the Orbitz
iPhone app has been inducted in the App Store Hall of Fame. Out of the more
than 700,000 apps and games available on the App Store, the Orbitz Flights,
Hotels, Cars for iPhone was selected this week as one of just 13 new iPhone
app inductees into the App Store Hall of Fame.

Apple launched the Hall of Fametwo years ago in order to showcase "the best
of the best on the App Store." Since its debut in June 2012, the Orbitz
Flights, Hotels, Cars for iPhone has maintained a 4.5 out of 5-star rating
from consumers.The Orbitz Flights, Hotels and Cars app for iPhone is
available for free from the App Store on iPhone® or iPod touch® or at:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/orbitz-flights-hotels-cars/id403546234.

"Whether you are a long-time iPhone user or hope to get one as a holiday gift,
this Hall of Fame recognition confirms that the Orbitz app for iPhone is the
go-to travel tool to have," said Chris Orton, president of Orbitz.com.

This year's 13 inductees join 35 other apps previously recognized by Apple.
The full list of new Hall of Fame inductee apps can be accessed on iTunes at:
https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMultiRoom?cc=us&fcId=402496709

The Orbitz app for iPhone continues to prove that it is the best online travel
booking app in the market. Induction into the App Store Hall of Fame is just
the latest in a list of recent accolades including:

  oTechNewsWorld's All Things Appy (December 2012): Orbitz iPhone app named
    number one iOS transportation app
  oInternet Retailer's Mobile 400 (October 2012): Orbitz.com's projected 2012
    mobile sales place it as the highest ranked full-service travel company in
    mobile commerce
  oApp Store Editors' Choice selection (June 2012): The Orbitz iPhone app was
    the only travel booking app ever selected for this distinction

Information on the full suite of Orbitz mobile travel planning products –
including recently updated apps for iPad® and Android – can be found
athttp://www.orbitz.com/mobile.

About Orbitz.com
Orbitz.com is a leading online travel company that enables travelers to search
for and book an array of travel products and services, including flights,
hotels, car rentals, cruises, and vacation packages. Since launching its
website in June 2001, Orbitz.com has become one of the largest online travel
sites in the world and has led the industry with innovations including the
Orbitz Matrix Display and Orbitz Price Assurance. The Matrix Display
revolutionized the way the travel industry displayed fares and makes it quick
and easy for consumers to compare flights, rental cars and vacation packages.
Orbitz.com also offers "Insider Steals," a weekly, members-only flash sale
that provides exclusive deals of 50% or more off of handpicked hotels in top
destinations around the world as well as "Mobile Steals," exclusive hotel
deals of up to 50% off in the most popular destinations around the world,
available to mobile consumers via m.orbitz.com and the full suite of Orbitz
mobile apps. On Orbitz.com consumers can search a broad range of suppliers
worldwide. Orbitz.com is owned by Orbitz Worldwide. Stay connected to
Orbitz.com with sale alerts, exclusive promotions and engaging conversations
by following Orbitz on Facebook, Twitter and the Orbitz Travel Blog.

About Orbitz Worldwide
Orbitz Worldwide is a leading global online travel company that uses
innovative technology to enable leisure and business travelers to research,
plan and book a broad range of travel products. Orbitz Worldwide owns a
portfolio of consumer brands that includes Orbitz (www.orbitz.com),
CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), ebookers (www.ebookers.com), HotelClub
(www.hotelclub.com), RatesToGo (www.ratestogo.com) and the Away Network
(www.away.com). Also within the Orbitz Worldwide family, Orbitz Worldwide
Distribution (corp.orbitz.com/partnerships/distribution) delivers private
label travel solutions to a broad range of partners including many of the
world's largest airlines, and Orbitz for Business (www.orbitzforbusiness.com)
delivers managed corporate travel solutions for corporations. For more
information on partnership opportunities with Orbitz Worldwide, visit
corp.orbitz.com.

Orbitz Worldwide uses its Investor Relations website to make information
available to its investors and the public at investors.orbitz.com. The public
can sign up to receive email alerts whenever the company posts new information
to the website.



SOURCE Orbitz

Contact: Marita Hudson Thomas, +1-312-260-8304, marita.thomas@orbitz.com
 
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