"A lot of travelers are realizing they can't just price-shop anymore," says Annie Wang, senior travel strategy analyst for the website TravelNerd.com. "You have to do the math," says Seth Kaplan, publisher of the industry publication Airline Weekly. " Earlier this month, Frontier Airlines became the third carrier to charge certain passengers for carry-on bags.
May 9- Orbitz Worldwide Inc., the online travel agency, reported a quarterly profit on Thursday and forecast revenue for the current quarter above Wall Street's estimates, sending its shares up 23 percent above their high for the year.
May 9- Orbitz Worldwide Inc, an online travel agency, reported a quarterly profit on Thursday, aided by a tax benefit. Net income came to $146.2 million, or $1.34 a share, in the first quarter, compared with a loss of $6.5 million, or 6 cents a share, a year earlier.
May 9- Orbitz Worldwide Inc, an online travel agency, reported a quarterly profit on Thursday, aided by a tax benefit. Net income came to $146.2 million, or $1.34 a share, in the first quarter, compared with a loss of $6.5 million, or 6 cents a share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 7 percent to $202.9 million.
April 1- American Airlines and online travel agency Orbitz Worldwide Inc, which have been locked in a years-long dispute over travel distribution costs and methods, on Monday said they have reached an agreement resolving the litigation between them.
The Dow may have retraced its losses from the financial crisis, but some Travel and Leisure investors believe only now will they really profit from its aftermath.
Priceline.com will invest in Asia and Latin America to take advantage of growth opportunities, CEO Jeffery Boyd told CNBC on Wednesday.
Orbitz released a new Apple iPad app Monday, making them the first online travel agency that allows travelers to search and book flights, hotels and rental cars fully within a single app.
Airlines canceled thousands of flights and issued waivers, as travel disruptions from a major Northeast blizzard rippled across the U.S. Friday. Some Amtrak service was also halted.
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WASHINGTON, Jan 8- Priceline.com Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Kayak Software Corp, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday. It operates like a search engine, letting consumers compare pricing along with other websites such as Priceline.com rivals Expedia Inc and Orbitz Worldwide Inc..
As airlines offer more add-on services, comparison-shopping for cheap fares is getting harder. Now the government is wading in and may change how airlines charge and display fees to everyone in 2013.