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Orbitz Worldwide announces it has signed a multi-year agreement for to be the primary travel booking partner for AOL Travel.

Following the launch of the partnership in January 2012, visitors to AOL Travel will be able to book hotels, vacation packages, flights, rental cars, cruises and more on 

Additionally, Orbitz Worldwide brands, and will feature exclusive AOL Travel travel guides and will have access to AOL Travel, HuffPost Travel and Gadling travel-themed content including destination reviews, overviews and blogs. This editorial content will be featured on destination pages and in e-mails which will enable customers of these Orbitz Worldwide brands to make even more informed travel decisions.

"Orbitz Worldwide is excited to partner with AOL Travel and provide AOL Travel visitors with access to the broad range of travel products and services available on, including the protection of our groundbreaking Price Assurance program.  We expect this partnership to grow the customer base as we provide AOL users access to great travel deals and a wide variety of destinations and supplier choices ," says Chris Orton, president of

"The addition of AOL's compelling content will also add significant scope and more engaging destination content for customers across the Orbitz Worldwide family of brands."

The ability to book travel products and services on is complemented by hotel content including photos, descriptions, star-ratings, user reviews and amenities.

Says Jared Smith, general manager, travel, Huffington Post Media Group, "As a one-stop-shop for travel news, inspiration, research and purchasing, it is important for us to partner with a top notch travel booking site and will provide our users with an industry-leading experience."

Also says Smith, "Given its reliability, breadth and quality, is the ideal booking partner for AOL Travel. We're also excited to provide our high quality content to the Orbitz Worldwide family of brands to enhance their customer offering."
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