Orbitz to sponsor NASCAR Busch Series Race at DIS
Orbitz, the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, will serve as the title sponsor of the 49th annual NASCAR Busch Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 17.
The Orbitz 300 is the premier event in the NASCAR Busch Series and will feature drivers such as two-time defending Orbitz 300 champion Tony Stewart, 2006 NASCAR Busch Series champion Kevin Harvick, 2004 Daytona 500 winner Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch in the 120-lap, 300-mile event.
"Sports travel continues to be an important target audience for our business, and there are few venues with more recognition than Daytona," said Steve Barnhart, president and CFO of Orbitz Worldwide. "We know race fans will relate to Orbitz, a business dedicated to making travel faster as well as easier and more enjoyable."
"Many of our fans here during Speedweeks travel from across the nation and can identify with what Orbitz has to offer," said Speedway President Robin Braig. "We're proud to welcome Orbitz to our family of title sponsors here at Daytona International Speedway."
Orbitz, a leading online travel company, enables travelers to search for and purchase a broad array of travel products, including airline tickets, lodging, rental cars, cruises and vacation packages.
Tickets for the Orbitz 300 as well as the rest of Speedweeks 2007 events at the "World Center of Racing", are available online at http://www.racetickets.com. Customers can book travel to the event by visiting www.orbitz.com.
Orbitz (www.orbitz.com) is a leading online travel company that enables travelers to search for and purchase a broad array of travel products, including airline tickets, lodging, rental cars, cruises and vacation packages. Since launching its website www.orbitz.com to the general public in June 2001, Orbitz has become the third largest online travel site based on gross travel bookings. On Orbitz, consumers can search more than 400 airlines, more than 65,000 lodging properties worldwide and 13 car rental companies. Orbitz is a Travelport brand. Travelport (www.travelport.com) is one of the largest and most geographically diverse travel companies, dedicated to creating the exceptional travel experiences the world demands.
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