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ebookers Launches All-In-One Travel App For Android Devices; ebookers travel app brings search and book functionality to Android making booking on the move even faster and easier for smartphone users

February 20, 2014



London, UK - Leading online travel agent, ebookers.com, remains at the forefront of providing mobile travel tools for consumers with the launch of the new ebookers Travel app for Android. The all-in-one travel app is the first from an online travel agent in Europe to allow customers to book flights, hotels and car hire on one app and on the move. The app is now available on the Google Play Store.

With more than one billion Android-powered devices predicted to sell in 2014, an increase of 23% from 2013*, the newly redesigned and fully native app offers a fast and intuitive experience for the rising number of Android customers. The app allows users who are searching and booking hotels, flights and car hire easy access to reservation details, flight status and exclusive mobile-only deals of up to 65% off hotels.

Following the launch of the ebookers Travel app for iOS in April 2013 - rated No. 1 Travel app in the Apple App Store in 10 markets across Europe, ebookers.com has seen a staggering 200% increase in hotel bookings made from mobile devices since 2012**. The increase in the demand for a quick one-stop shop for customers seeking an easy process for booking travel on-the-go has never been so apparent and ebookers.com is now pleased to provide the best solution for smartphones everywhere.

App Features include:

Ü Hotels, Flights and Car Hire all in one single app

Ü All your ebookers itineraries stored in the app - even without a data connection

Ü One-tap access to flight status details

Ü Exclusive Last Minute Deals & Everyday Offers; save up to 65% off hotels with mobile only deals

Ü Low prices on flights and car hire every day

Ü Book last-minute travel with smart search options

Ü One-tap access to your recent searches

Ü Powerful sorting and filtering capabilities

Ü Fast and secure booking process that pre-fills your info when you sign-in

Rob Define, ebookers Vice President, International Product Strategy & Mobile, comments, "The demand for accessibility and ease to search and book travel is growing exponentially. Travel bookings on mobile devices are over 3 times where they were a year ago and in December we had periods where over 50% of our hotel bookings were made on mobile devices. We know the mobile booking trend will continue and ebookers will be a leading force when developing easy-to-use mobile solutions - we're confident that our ebookers Travel apps for Android and iOS do just that."

The ebookers Travel: Hotels, Flights, Car Hire app is available free from the Google Play Store

at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ebookers.

*Data from Gartner'sJanuary 2014 report http://www.gartner.com/technology/home.jsp

**Data based on ebookers.com figures in December 2013

For further press information please contact the ebookers press office at the red consultancy on:

Email: ebookerspressoffice@redconsultancy.com / Telephone: 020 7025 6650020 7025 6650

Notes to Editors:

About ebookers.com

ebookers.com, one of Europe's leading online travel agents, prides itself on making booking decisions easier and providing honest and impartial advice to travellers. ebookers is a brand that is owned and operated by Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW). It has origins going back 20 years and close relationships with leading travel suppliers of hotels and airlines. It offers a huge selection of choice from over 250 airlines, over 110,000 hotels around the globe and car hire from most of the major international brands. ebookers.com sells a full range of travel products online and over the telephone through 24/7 call centres and through some retail outlets

About Orbitz Worldwide

Orbitz Worldwide is a leading global online travel company that uses innovative technology to enable leisure and business travellers to research, plan and book a broad range of travel products. Orbitz Worldwide owns a portfolio of consumer brands that includes Orbitz (www.orbitz.com), CheapTickets (www.cheaptickets.com), ebookers (www.ebookers.com), HotelClub (www.hotelclub.com), RatesToGo (www.ratestogo.com) and the Away Network (www.away.com). Also within the Orbitz Worldwide family, Orbitz Worldwide Distribution (http://corp.orbitz.com/partnerships/distribution) delivers private label travel solutions to a broad range of partners including many of the world's largest airlines, and Orbitz for Business (www.orbitzforbusiness.com) delivers managed corporate travel solutions for corporations. For more information on partnership opportunities with Orbitz Worldwide, visit corp.orbitz.com. Orbitz Worldwide uses its Investor Relations website to make information available to its investors and the public at http://corp.orbitz.com/investors. You can sign up to receive email alerts whenever the company posts new information to the website.CallSend SMSAdd to SkypeYou'll need Skype CreditFree via Skype

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