Orbitz envisions a world where all are welcomed. No matter who they are, who they love, or where they are going. For over 20 years, we have led the way in advocating for LGBTQIA equality and inclusion in travel. We continually strive to create a world in which all people can travel freely, safely, and confidently.
Orbitz was the first online travel agency to create pages dedicated to LGBTQIA travel with the introduction of gayorbitz.com in 2002. Orbitz strongly believes in representation in advertising and has featuring openly LGBTQIA actors, drag personalities, celebrities and more.
At Orbitz.com/Pride, travelers can find LGBTQIA-welcoming hotels that have signed our pledge of inclusivity, plan their next vacation with queer travel guides, products and advice or learn about Orbitz’s history and charitable efforts supporting LGBTQIA travel. Our LGBTQIA-welcoming lodging partners agree to enforce a zero-tolerance policy for hateful, disrespectful or discriminatory behavior from staff at any level. Many hotel partners with this labeling have also committed to additional anti-discriminatory activities, including:
- Training staff on sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.
- Appropriately assist same-sex couples at check-in and check-out.
- Provide recommendations for nearby LGBTQ-friendly neighborhoods, restaurants, and activities.
Travelers can also earn free travel dollars through the award-winning Orbitz Rewards loyalty program. With Orbitz Rewards, travelers instantly earn Orbucks on bookings which can be redeemed on 385,000+ hotels worldwide. Book in the Orbitz mobile app and earn even more. Members also receive member-only prices and hotel perks like free WiFi, breakfast, and room upgrades.
Our efforts to empower all travelers to be in charge of their own journey is an ongoing commitment which guides our every move. Our mission to drive change in the travel industry means working closely with those who share our vision of a more inclusive future.