Travelport, which has a 45% stake in Orbitz Worldwide, has been Orbitz.com's GDS vendor since the website's launch in 2001. Exclusivity provisions in Orbitz’s 2007 agreement with Travelport are expiring at the end of the year, and Orbitz is going with a multi-GDS strategy. “After Jan. 1, 2015, the ability to use all three GDSs across all of our businesses will provide for greater operational flexibility,” an Orbitz spokesman said. “But to be clear, Travelport will remain a key business partner.” Sabre said it would provide technology and travel management services to Orbitz. Amadeus said that it would provide technology and GDS services. Get the full story at Travel Weekly