Orbitz Worldwide signs distribution deal with Accor Group
17 February 2009：Orbitz Worldwide, a leading global online travel company, today announced a multi-year distribution agreement deal with Europe's largest hotelier, the Accor Group.
The agreement provides Orbitz Worldwide access to Accor brands around the world, including the Sofitel, Pullman, Novotel, Mercure, MGallery, Suitehotel and Orbis properties.
Customers using Orbitz and CheapTickets in the Americas, ebookers in Europe and HotelClub, which operates globally, will initially have access to more than 1,100 Accor properties around in the world.
"Orbitz Worldwide´s agreement with the Accor Group provides a wider selection to our customers who want to book a merchant hotel in Europe," said Peggy Bianco, group vice president, global hotel supplier relations, Orbitz Worldwide.
"With our growing base of customers around the world and industry leading technology, more hoteliers are finding a valuable partner in Orbitz Worldwide."