SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): December 11, 2012
ORBITZ WORLDWIDE, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Amendment to 2012 Annual Equity Awards
On December 11, 2012, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (the “Company”) approved an amendment to the performance criteria of the performance-based restricted stock units granted to certain of its executive officers in June 2012. Under the revised criteria, the performance criteria can be met in any trailing 12 month period ending on or prior to December 31, 2013, subject to the executive officer's continued employment with the Company at that time.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.