Orbitz Gets Spot on Glassdoor's 50 Best Places to Work List for 2013
CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2012
CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Orbitz Worldwide – named earlier this
year as America's favorite travel industry company to work for by online
employee review site Glassdoor – received another kudo today by making a spot
on Glassdoor's fifth annual Employees' Choice Awards list, which recognizes
the 50 Best Places to Work for the upcoming year.
Glassdoor received a 2012 Webby Award from the International Academy of
Digital Arts and Sciences as the best employment website and provides insights
into more than 250,000 employers. As the leading social jobs and career
community, it providesan inside look at jobs and companies with more than 4
million pieces of employee-generated content, including company reviews,
salary reports, interview questions and reviews, office photos, and more.
View Glassdoor's complete 50 Best Places to Work list:
Orbitz, the only online travel company to make the coveted Best Places to Work
list, placed number 26 receiving a 4.0 out of 5.0 rating from employees.
Orbitz Worldwide CEO Barney Harford's approval rating from reviews shared in
the past year is 87% compared to the average CEO approval rating of 68% for
all CEOs on Glassdoor.
The 2013 Glassdoor Best Places to Work list is determined using feedback
employees voluntarily and anonymously provide via an online company survey.
The company reviews survey asks the employee how satisfied they are at work,
if they approve of the job the CEO is doing, the pros and cons of working at
the company, and what advice they would give to senior management.
Orbitz Worldwide employs almost 1500 employees, including nearly 800 at its
Chicago corporate headquarters. It is one of the world's leading online travel
sites, operating in over 140 countries and annually generating more than $11
billion in travel bookings.
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
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.
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.
SOURCE Orbitz Worldwide
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