Orbitz Travel Company
Orbitz Worldwide, is a leading online travel company headquartered through its primary web site Orbitz.com, Orbitz Worldwide enables travelers to research, plan and book a broad range of travel products, facilitating 1.5 million flights searches and one million hotel searches every day.Orbitz Worldwide is a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange following its initial public offering (IPO) in July 2007.
Originally built through a partnership of major airline, and subsequently owned by various entities, Orbitz.com – the flagship brand of Orbitz Worldwide – has been in operation since 2001.
Other Orbitz Worldwide online travel companies include: CheapTickets, and the Away Network in the Americas; ebookers in Europe; and HotelClub and RatestoGo, based in Sydney. Orbitz Worldwide also owns and operates Orbitz for Business, a corporate travel company.
Orbitz runs on a Red Hat Linux,Sun Solaris based platform and was an early adopter of Sun’s Jini platform in a clustered Java environment. Both JBoss and Oracle WebLogic Server for application servers within their environment along with various other proprietary and open source software.Orbitz licenses ITA Software’s Lisp-powered QPX software to power their site. Orbitz Worldwide brands have been migrated to a common technology platform, which gives the same platform to service multiple travel brands in multiple languages in different markets and currencies as well.
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