Archive for June, 2012

The National September 11 Memorial, which opened last fall, is justifiably on many visitors’ list of must-see New York attractions. What most don’t plan for, however, is what they’re going to do when they exit the complex. As construction continues in the World Trade Center area, the entrance and exit will move — and right now, the exit is at the southwest corner, on busy, unpleasant West Street.

 By Barney Harford, CEO, Orbitz Worldwide On Monday night the Wall Street Journal published an article talking about some of the things we’re doing at Orbitz to make the hotels we show to customers as relevant as possible.  The article focused on just one of many different factors we use to help make the best [read more…]

You’ll enjoy spectacular waterfront views when you check into hotels like the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego or the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront.

iPhone users, you deserve a travel app with a little fire under the face plate. So we redesigned the new Orbitz iPhone app from the ground up to be the fastest way to book flights, hotels and car rentals. Launched today, the new app outperformed competitors’ apps, including those of Expedia, Kayak, Travelocity and Priceline, in speed, functionality and display, according to a blind, independent study commissioned by Orbitz.

Mixing business travel with family vacations is easy when you consider these travel tips, which include booking family-friendly hotels near Disneyland.

The JW Marriott Cancun and the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana are just two of the hotels offering great hotel deals for summer travel.

Delta Air Lines has big changes in store at both JFK Airport and LaGuardia Airport in New York City. Here’s what’s in store.

Whether you prefer the vibe of the Standard Hotel in Los Angeles or the Peninsula Chicago, rooftop bars and restaurants are great places for the summer.

Choice Hotels has unveiled a bunch of changes and upgrades at its Comfort Suites, Sleep Inn, Cambria Suites and MainStay Suites properties.

What baggage fees will you pay when you fly American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Airlines? Here are the latest baggage fees.

Travelers flying Delta Airlines, AirTran and a variety of other carriers on international trips are using a brand-new international terminal at Atlanta Airport.