Essays Tagged: "Orbitz"

Internet Growth and Competitive Differentiation: On-line Travel Agencies

onsumer strategies employed by its major players - Travelocity.com, Priceline.com, Expedia.com, and Orbitz. The comparison seeks to answer the question as to why web site differentiation is important. ... what Pappas (p. 50) calls "functional consortia." Travelocity.com, Priceline.com, Expedia.com, and Orbitz are examples of a "functional consortia." They offer many of the same services as traditional ...

(6 pages) 361 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Airlines boost prices as Hurricane Rita nears.

o Dulles International Airport for as much as $1,937. Searches of the travel Web sites SideStep and Orbitz turned up one-way and round-trip flights between Houston and the Washington area on various c ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Travel Websites

de information and purchase opportunities, as well as local information. Travelocity.com (2006) and Orbitz.com (2006) are examples of websites where shoppers can make travel-related purchases for virt ... rtunities. The website also highlights current travel discounts and Travelocity business affiliates.Orbitz.comThe Orbitz.com website is operated by Cendant Corporation and is part of Cendant Travel Di ...

(3 pages) 97 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Travel Marketing Tools, Part 3.

e, the team selected three e-businesses providing travel packages, which consist of travelociy.com, orbitz.com, and vegas.com. This paper will discuss the importance of developing an effective e-marke ... mer Service ComparisonTravelocity.com ranked the highest in customer service satisfaction over both Orbitz.com and Vegas.com. However, there were some similarities noted in each of the travel websites ...

(4 pages) 202 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Web Site Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues

IntroductionThe three e-Business Web sites the team analyzed are Expedia.com, Orbitz.com, and Travelocity.com. The sites fall under the category of travel so it would seem that e ... ied to the site no longer falls under Expedia's privacy policy (Expedia.com's Privacy Policy, 2005).OrbitzCendant Corporation purchased Orbitz in November 2004. Orbitz claims to guard privacy and secu ... November 2004. Orbitz claims to guard privacy and security and is certified by TRUSTe and Verisign. Orbitz is registered seller of travel in California, Hawaii, Iowa, Nevada, and Washington (Expedia.c ...

(5 pages) 281 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Look and Feel of a Website

to ensure that the company can remain competitive and keep customers coming back for more.Oribtz.comOrbitz.com is a leading on line Travel Company offering consumers and business travelers one stop sh ... ravelers one stop shopping for airfares, hotels, rental cars, cruises, vacation packages, and more. Orbitz.com, a brand of Travelport, Inc., was "created to address consumers' need for an unbiased, co ...

(5 pages) 247 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Supply Chain from Brick and Mortar to Web Site

and feel they are getting the most for their money. The introduction of such sites as Travelocity, Orbitz, and Expedia have created web sites for consumers to do just that.Brick and Mortar Travel Age ... Brick and mortar companies are also limited by accessibility and marketing strategies. Travelocity, Orbitz, and Expedia, are able to meet a larger targeted audience being online as compared to those b ...

(5 pages) 288 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Marketing Tools

s. Discussed further will be a description of the marketing tools used in Travelocity, Expedia, and Orbitz as well as an evaluation of the apparent customer service provided by each site.TravelocityIn ... This character is known as the roaming Gnome and is widely used in television and radio commercials.OrbitzOrbitz was developed by five airlines; continental, American, Delta, United and Northwest. The ...

(5 pages) 155 0 3.9 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

E-business Final Project

and feel they are getting the most for their money. The introductions of such sites as Travelocity, Orbitz, and Expedia have created web sites for consumers to do just that. These organizations need t ... e company can remain competitive and keep customers coming back for more.Look and Feel of Oribtz.comOrbitz.com is a leading on line Travel Company offering consumers and business travelers one stop sh ...

(20 pages) 657 0 3.6 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Modern Travelling

s. The three well known leaders in the web based travel planning sites are Travelocity, Expedia and Orbitz. The topics discussed in this paper will describe the "look and feel" of each web-site and wh ... were impacted and what they discovered as they took their journey through Travelocity, Expedia and Orbitz.Furthermore, our audience will understand how Travelocity innovated their technology to strea ...

(8 pages) 80 0 4.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Untitled

YORK (LAGUARDIA): America West $89 NEW YORK (NEWARK): America West $98 NASHVILLE: Delta (Fan Fare) [Orbitz] $99 NEW YORK (LAGUARDIA): US Airways [Orbitz] $104 CHICAGO (O'HARE): United [Orbitz] $108 NE ... RDIA): US Airways [Orbitz] $104 CHICAGO (O'HARE): United [Orbitz] $108 NEW YORK (LAGUARDIA): Delta [Orbitz] $128 TAMPA (TPA)*: Southwest $138 NEW ORLEANS: Delta (Fan Fare) [Orbitz] $198 FT. LAUDERDALE ...

(2 pages) 269391 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Travel Industry

the user. Creating a user account is very simple and it saves your recent searches and itineraries.Orbitz is similar to Travelocity and CheapTickets. However, Orbitz has a "quick search" which enable ... confuse the first-time user or a person that is not technologically savvy. Out of all three sites, Orbitz was the best and easiest to use.According to G. Schneider companies involved in supply chain ...

(11 pages) 167 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Airline Industry Research

day's travelers know how to surf the web for bargains through a myriad of websites such as Expedia, Orbitz, and Travelocity. As a commodity, airlines cannot increase prices to increase profits, so the ...

(9 pages) 139 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics