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  1. Expedia Buys Rival Travelocity for $280 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    ... said. By acquiring a well-known competitor Expedia can boost its The sale comes shortly after reports that competitor Orbitz Worldwide Inc. was working with a financial advisor to find potential buyers of the company.

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  2. Orbitz.com offers discount to travelers weathering winter storm JunoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WMBF

    With thousands of flights canceled throughout the Northeast and travelers stranded in advance of Winter Storm Juno, Orbitz.com is offering a discount of 15 percent off hotel rooms in affected regions, with promo code JUNO15 between Jan. 26, 2015, and Feb. 8, 2015. The storm, which is being described as "historic" by The National Weather Service has already led to more than 2,000 flight cancellations.

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  3. Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: QAD Inc, Orbitz Worldwide Inc, Constellation Brands Inc, and ...Read the original story

    Sunday | GuruFocus.com

    According to GuruFocus Insider Data , these are the largest CEO sales during the past week: QAD Inc, Orbitz Worldwide Inc, Constellation Brands Inc, and Medivation Inc. QAD Inc : CEO, 10% Owner Karl F Lopker sold 1,000,000 Shares CEO, 10% Owner of QAD Inc Karl F Lopker sold 1,000,000 shares on 01/15/2015 at an average price of $20. QAD Inc was incorporated in California in 1986.

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  4. Expedia buys rival Travelocity for $280 millionRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... in new hotel inventories and leverage its size for better deals. The sale comes shortly after reports that competitor Orbitz Worldwide Inc. was working with a financial advisor to find potential buyers of the company.

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  5. Expedia Buys Sabre's Travelocity for $280 MillionRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    ... International Ltd. and paid about $2.5 billion to purchase restaurant-reservations website company OpenTable Inc. Orbitz Worldwide Inc., the online travel agent that runs Orbitz.com and Cheaptickets.com, is also exploring a sale, people with ...

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  6. Expedia buys booking site Travelocity for $280 millionRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Hotwire and Egencia, the world's fifth-largest corporate travel management company. Chicago-based competitor Orbitz Worldwide Inc. saw its stock price spike earlier this week on reports it is considering selling itself. Its shares rose 9 cents to ...

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  7. Travelwise: Never overpay for a hotel room againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Miami Herald

    ... a good price and don't want to spend hours searching individual hotel websites. TripAdvisor, Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Kayak and dozens more will do the price comparison for you, allowing you to filter by ratings, price, location and ...

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  8. Orbitz Worldwide SVP James F. Rogers Sells 9,046 SharesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Orbitz Worldwide SVP James F. Rogers sold 9,046 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.00, for a total transaction of $90,460.00.

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  9. PE firms likely to bid for Orbitz: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | PE Hub

    Bloomberg News reported earlier this week that Orbitz was up for sale . The online travel agent has tapped Goldman Sachs to run a process, press reports said.

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  10. Orbitz up for sale? Expedia to move on Travelocity? More deals tipped for the online travel space.Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | 4 Hoteliers

    Speculation is rife that Orbitz Worldwide is looking to sell up and go private, the company an online travel conglomerate listed on the NYSE has never really made it since being founded by Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines way back in 1999. Since then Orbitz Worldwide has been through several ownership iterations including a long period of Travelport control that have shackled its development and direction.

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  11. Orbitz seeks buyer, but it's not clear who's interestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Business Journal

    Orbitz Worldwide is looking to sell itself and has contacted several potential buyers, though the process is still in its early stages, according to a report by Bloomberg. Chicago-based Orbitz could draw significant attention from outside firms that would be able to scale the travel company's services enough to go head to head with larger competitors, the report said.

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  12. Option Bulls Blitz Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (OWW) Amid Buyout BuzzRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | SchaeffersResearch.com

    ... taken in the past year. In other words, short-term speculators are more call-heavy than usual toward OWW. Today, Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:OWW) is paring a portion of Tuesday's gains, and was last seen 0.9% lower at $9.86. It appears the equity ...

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  13. Orbitz sale speculation with Google touted as suitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Travelution

    Orbitz Worldwide, which runs Orbitz.com, Cheaptickets.com and ebookers, is working with a financial adviser as it reaches out to potential buyers, people with knowledge of the matter were reported by Bloomberg as saying. Chicago-based Orbitz has drawn interest from private equity funds and other internet companies, the people suggested, without identifying potential buyers.

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  14. Online travel agent Orbitz is exploring a sale, drawing interest from ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Techmeme

    Online travel agent Orbitz is exploring a sale, drawing interest from private equity funds and other Internet companies - Orbitz Is Exploring a Sale, Drawing Buyout Interest - Orbitz Worldwide Inc. , the online travel agent that runs Orbitz.com and Cheaptickets.com, is exploring a sale

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  15. Orbitz reportedly explores sale, reaches out to potential buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Columbian

    Orbitz Worldwide Inc., the online travel agent that runs Orbitz.com and Cheaptickets.com, is exploring a sale, people with knowledge of the matter said. The company is working with a financial adviser as it reaches out to potential buyers, said the people, who asked to not be identified discussing private information.

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  16. Orbitz Exploring Sale - ReportRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Airwise

    Online travel agency Orbitz Worldwide is exploring a sale and has drawn interest from private equity firms and other internet companies, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Shares of Orbitz, which had a market capitalization of about USD$1 billion as of Friday, jumped 8.6 percent to USD$9.95 on Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange.

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  17. Reports: Orbitz is for sale; shares jumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | USA Today

    The company, which runs the sites Orbitz.com and Cheaptickets.com, is talking to private investors and Internet companies that might be willing to buy the company, which has been in the public market's hands since 2007. Orbitz' shares were up 9% to nearly $10 a share ahead of the shares being halted with news pending.

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  18. Report: Orbitz putting itself up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Chicago Tribune

    Bloomberg News reported Tuesday that Orbitz, operator of Orbitz.com and Cheaptickets.com among other sites, is working with a financial adviser to seek potential buyers. Shares of Orbitz Worldwide spiked Tuesday, closing up 8.6 percent to $9.95 on the New York Stock Exchange.

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  19. Application Availability Between Hybrid Data CentersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Sys-Con Media

    ... two enormous datacenters in the Chicago land area working with such customers as Ticketmaster, Rolling Stone, uBid, Orbitz, Best Buy and others. Bringing the slightly theatrical and fairly technical together, he covers training, writing, speaking, ...

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  20. Orbitz Is Exploring a Sale, Drawing Buyout InterestRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Bloomberg

    Orbitz Worldwide Inc. , the online travel agent that runs Orbitz.com and Cheaptickets.com , is exploring a sale, people with knowledge of the matter said. The company is working with a financial adviser as it reaches out to potential buyers, said the people, asking not to be identified discussing private information.

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