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Orbitz recently unveiled a faster, more powerful version of its mobile website that makes it easy for travelers to search for and book hotel rooms, airline tickets and car rentals from any web-enabled mobile phone. Furthermore, in a capability unique to Orbitz.com and Orbitz Worldwide brands, the upgraded mobile website allows customers to book vacation packages.
Orbitz recently also launched Orbitz “Mobile Steals,”¬†exclusive, mobile-only discounts of up to 50% on hotels worldwide. Orbitz “Mobile Steals”¬†are available across all mobile channels, including the optimized mobile website and the latest versions of the Orbitz¬†iPad,¬†iPhone¬†and¬†Android¬†apps.
The relaunched Orbitz mobile website gives customers an intuitive search-and-book experience designed from the ground up for mobile web-enabled devices including iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Windows 7. Key features of the re-launched mobile website include:
“The relaunched Orbitz mobile website delivers groundbreaking features designed from the ground up for mobile web-enabled devices including intuitive swiping gestures and the ability to use your smartphone to search for and book vacation packages,” said¬†Chris Orton, president of Orbitz.com. “65% of Orbitz hotel reservations made through mobile channels are for same day stays versus 14% for reservations made through a traditional desktop browser.¬†Through the new Orbitz¬†”Mobile Steals” program we are able to offer deeply discounted mobile-only rates that hotel suppliers are only willing to make available through the mobile channel in order to help fill unsold rooms.”
Orbitz¬†”Mobile Steals”¬†are available to consumers using the Orbitz mobile website and the range of Orbitz apps for¬†iPad,¬†iPhone¬†and¬†Android. Travelers can now tap into mobile-only rates in over 50 cities around the world including¬†New York,¬†Las Vegas,¬†Orlando,¬†San Francisco,¬†Boston,¬†Chicago,¬†Dallas,¬†Los Angeles,¬†Miami,¬†New Orleans,¬†Honolulu,¬†San Diego,¬†Tampa¬†and¬†Washington DC¬†domestically, andLondon,¬†Paris¬†and¬†Dublin¬†internationally.
To access these special, mobile-only savings, download or upgrade to the latest version of the Orbitz iPad,¬†iPhone¬†and¬†Android¬†apps or visit the mobile website, and look for special promotion text when doing a hotel search.
Orbitz mobile products deliver the same value that customers have come to expect when booking on Orbitz.com, including: