Orbitz Launches Version 2.0 On iPhone and iPod Touch
Orbitz relaunches its app for iPhone and iPod Touch today. The version 2.0 app was redesigned from the ground up, thus the developer guarantees that "it's significantly faster & easier to find & book hotel rooms, car rentals, and flights."
As the summer travel season comes, Orbitz's new app comes just in time to help you plan your trip more efficiently.
New features include:
• New app icon and fresh new look for the app
• The app suggests city & airport names as you type
• Choose dates by tapping & dragging on a calendar
• Access recent searches
• 1-tap access to find hotels near your current location
• Powerful sorting & filtering features for hotels, flights, and cars
• See hotels on a map, including a full-screen, landscape view
• Swipe through hotel photos, including a full-screen, landscape view
• More hotel reviews from travelers, plus sort & filter them
• 2 fewer screens to book a hotel and 1 fewer screen to book a flight
• Email your itinerary or add it your calendar
• Access details of booked trips within the app & even view them offline
The new Orbitz App for iPhone is available for free from the App Store on iPhone or iPod touch or at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/orbitz-flights-hotels-cars/id403546234. Information on the full suite of Orbitz mobile travel planning products – including recently updated apps for iPad and Android – can be found athttp://www.orbitz.com/mobile.
Orbitz.com is a leading online travel company that enables travelers to search for and book an array of travel products and services, including flights, hotels, car rentals,cruises, and vacation packages. Since launching its website in June 2001, Orbitz.com has become one of the largest online travel sites in the world and has led the industry with innovations including the Orbitz Matrix Display and Orbitz Price Assurance. The Matrix Display revolutionized the way the travel industry displayed fares and makes it quick and easy for consumers to compare flights, rental cars and vacation packages. Orbitz.com also offers "Insider Steals" a weekly, members-only flash sale that provides exclusive deals of 50% or more off of handpicked hotels in top destinations around the world. On Orbitz.com consumers can search a broad range of suppliers worldwide. Orbitz.com is owned by Orbitz Worldwide. Stay connected to Orbitz.com with sale alerts, exclusive promotions and engaging conversations by following Orbitz onFacebook, Twitter and the Orbitz Travel Blog.