CareerBuilder.com Selects Orbitz for Business for Corporate Travel Services
Two of Chicago’s Internet Giants Enter Into New Managed Travel Agreement
CHICAGO, IL.-Orbitz for Business (www.orbitzforbusiness.com), a leading online corporate travel agency serving more than one million business travelers, today announced that CareerBuilder.com (www.careerbuilder.com), the nation’s largest online job site, has selected Orbitz for Business for its corporate travel services. The managed travel agreement brings together two of the Chicago area’s largest Internet companies.
“Orbitz Worldwide technology is part of what makes us a great travel company, and it’s rewarding for a thriving Internet company like CareerBuilder.com to recognize those outstanding attributes,” said Dean Sivley, COO and senior vice president, Orbitz for Business. “We’re equally gratified to partner with the largest online career resource, as we are a people-driven company that has benefited from the many services that CareerBuilder.com provides.”
With more than 2,000 employees, CareerBuilder.com is the nation’s largest online recruitment and career advancement source for employers, recruiters and job seekers.
“It’s imperative for us to consistently manage our travel programs on a global scale by establishing air and hotel programs that leverage low fares and supplier relationships,” said Bill Razzino Vice President Global Corporate Finance. “Orbitz for Business will enable us to meet our goals, improve our travel program and provide our travelers with an innovative, user-friendly booking and travel experience.”
Like Orbitz Worldwide, CareerBuilder.com utilizes its innovative technology to partner with others in the industry, powering the online career centers of more than 1,400 partners, including 150 newspapers nationwide. CareerBuilder.com joins the growing list of companies who rely upon Orbitz for Business for their corporate travel needs.
With corporate adoption rates near 90 percent and proven tools and resources to drive cost savings, Orbitz for Business made company history in the first quarter of 2008 in terms of new business sold. The company’s record-setting pace in Q1 2008 comes on the heels of a fourth quarter of 2007, in which Orbitz for Business doubled its new business sold from the previous year.
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