Travel sites Priceline (PCLN), Orbitz (OWW) and Expedia (EXPE) are thriving as consumers shrug...

|By:, SA News Editor

Travel sites Priceline (PCLN), Orbitz (OWW) and Expedia (EXPE) are thriving as consumers shrug off a weak economy to hunt down bargains. Hotel occupancy is low, "and that's great for consumers," Orbitz CEO Barney Harford explains. "Being able to get a four-star hotel for a three-star price can be attractive," at least if you still have a job.