Orbitz is a leading online travel company that enables travelers to search for and purchase a broad array of travel products, including airline tickets, lodging, rental cars, cruises and vacation packages. Since launching its website, www.orbitz.com, to the general public in June 2001, Orbitz has become the third largest online travel site based on gross travel bookings. On Orbitz, consumers can search more than 400 airlines, more than 65,000 lodging properties worldwide and 13 car rental companies. Orbitz is a Travelport brand. Travelport is one of the largest and most geographically diverse travel companies, dedicated to creating the exceptional travel experiences the world demands.
Orbitz is enabling its users to offset emissions associated with their air travel through Carbonfund.org.
“The launch of Version 1.0 of our eco-friendly microsite and a partnership with Carbonfund.org is only the start. Orbitz Worldwide remains committed to being a vocal proponent within the travel community, working to decrease the impact our industry has on global climate change.” – Steve Barnhart, CEO and president of Orbitz Worldwide, a division of Travelport Ltd.