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Chicago, IL, United States, 2006/02/10 - Orbitz, the faster, easier way to find the trip you want, today announced it has entered into a marketing partnership with Look Tours.
An award-winning sightseeing tour company, to offer customers the ability to book not-so-typical experiences for their trip to “Sin City.” By plane, helicopter, boat or luxury motor coach, Vegas visitors can now get off The Strip and experience the thrill and natural beauty that surrounds the famed party city.
“As a destination that offers so many attractions, deciding how to spend your time in Vegas can seem overwhelming. With the addition of Look Tours attractions, Orbitz is making it even easier for our customers to get a full overview of activities they can book in advance,” said Alan Josephs, vice president of packaging at Orbitz. “Look Tours has an excellent reputation as an online tour operator and is the perfect addition to our growing portfolio of destination offerings – from spa services to airport transportation – available through Orbitz.”
Orbitz customers can choose from a variety of Look Tours’ sightseeing and adventure activities when booking a package to Las Vegas, including:
South Rim Bus Tour – A luxury air-conditioned motor coach explores the South Rim National Park of the Grand Canyon, including breakfast and lunch.
Las Vegas City Helicopter Night Flight – A nighttime flight over the twinkling Las Vegas strip including champagne in a luxury 6-passenger A-Star helicopter.
Hoover Dam Tour – Explore the mighty Hoover Dam with choice of a Deluxe Tour at $46 per person, including a buffet lunch and complimentary dessert from the Ethel M Chocolate Factory or a Mini Bus Tour.
South Rim Air and Land Tour – Get a birds-eye view of the South Rim in a twin-engine plane followed by a guided bus tour of the scenic Grand Canyon National Park.
Grand Canyon Ultimate Experience: Airplane – Helicopter – Boat – Fly to the Haulapai Indian Reservation on the Western Rim of the Grand Canyon and enjoy an authentic Indian Barbeque lunch. A bus tour and helicopter descent to the Grand Canyon floor and a 20-minute journey down the Colorado River aboard a modern pontoon riverboat immediately follow. This unforgettable journey is $354*.
Grand Canyon Flight – Fly over the breathtaking Grand Canyon for awesome aerial views.
Grand Canyon North Rim – Hoover Dam Flight and Land Tour – Enjoy the area’s natural beauty by flight, followed by an H2 Hummer adventure, Van adventure or ATV adventure to the rim of the Grand Canyon, including a homemade cowboy Dutch Oven Lunch.
Horseback Trail Ride with Sunset Dinner – Mosey on over to the Sagebrush Ranch for a 2-hour desert trail horseback ride at dusk followed by a romantic BBQ under the stars and storytelling by a Paiute tribe member.
*All rates are per person and packages are subject to availability. Additional charges and some restrictions may apply.
“We are delighted to be a marketing partner with Orbitz, a leading online travel company that understands that our collaborative services will offer Las Vegas visitors many unique opportunities to have unforgettable experiences in this amazing city and the natural beauty that surrounds the area,” noted Steve Bell, owner of Look Tours.
For added convenience and a true one-stop-shopping experience, Orbitz offers travelers the ability to book hundreds of attractions and services on the site, from theme park passes and sightseeing tours to ground transportation and museum tickets. Just as Orbitz offers travelers value when booking a flight, hotel or vacation package, the site’s attractions and services product enables customers to choose and confirm their activities in advance, allowing for a pleasurable and convenient trip.
Orbitz (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 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 455 airlines, tens of thousands of lodging properties worldwide and 16 car rental companies. J.D. Power and Associates noted that Orbitz.com had the highest customer satisfaction for independent travel web sites – hotels in its 2005 Independent Hotel Web Site StudySM. Study based on responses from 3,668 consumers who booked their hotel reservations through an independent travel Website. jdpower.com. Orbitz was acquired by Cendant's Travel Distribution Services division in November 2004 and is part of the Consumer Travel Americas group.
About Look Tours
Based in Las Vegas and offering tours in 32 cities around the world, Looktours (looktours.com) is reputed as the leading online sightseeing tour company in Las Vegas, specializing in discounted sightseeing and adventure travel tours from Las Vegas. Looktours is the 2005 winner – Best Sightseeing Company – Best of Nevada Readers Poll Contest. For more information or to book a tour call 1800-LOOKTOURS