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Calm before the coronavirus storm - recap of latest online travel earnings
By Steven Lerner | March 23, 2020
We've updated PhocusWire's visual history of online travel company revenues to include the most recent quarter. Read More
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Travelzoo closes failing Asia Pacific business after it loses $7.5 million in 2019
Travelzoo closes failing Asia Pacific business after it loses $7.5 million in 2019
By Steven Lerner | March 12, 2020
After years of losing money in Asia Pacific, Travelzoo announced it will exit its business in the region this week. Read More
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Travelzoo posts declining operating profit in Q4, pins hope on acquisition of Jack’s Flight Club
By Steven Lerner | March 2, 2020
Travelzoo reported a decrease in operating profit to $818,000 in the fourth quarter of 2019 from $2.8 million in the prior-year period. Read More
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Google, Barry Diller, annual marketing spend - what to watch in upcoming online travel earnings
By Steven Lerner | February 3, 2020
Here are six important questions regarding the upcoming earnings for online travel companies.   Read More
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Asia Pacific losses mask Travelzoo’s overall revenue growth in Q3
Asia Pacific losses mask Travelzoo’s overall revenue growth in Q3
By Steven Lerner | October 23, 2019
The travel deals business reported a 2.2% increase in revenue to $25.5 million for the third quarter of 2019 but missed analyst revenue expectations due to its lagging Asia Pacific operations. Read More
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Europe "not working" for Travelzoo as deals dry up
Europe "not working" for Travelzoo as deals dry up
By Martin Cowen | July 28, 2017
Deals publisher Travelzoo has managed to add more members in the second quarter of the year but the overall performance of the business remains "disappointing", according to global CEO Holger Bartel. Read More
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Travelzoo begins works on loyalty scheme and personalisation
Travelzoo begins works on loyalty scheme and personalisation
By Martin Cowen | April 28, 2017
Holger Bartel, CEO of deals publisher Travelzoo, has prioritised giving its 29 million members more exclusive offers and a loyalty scheme after a disappointing start to the financial year. For the Read More
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Travelzoo sells fly.com domain name and discontinues search
Travelzoo sells fly.com domain name and discontinues search
By Martin Cowen | April 4, 2017
Travelzoo appears to be returning to its deals publishing roots after telling the market that it has decided to "discontinue" its fly.com and SuperSearch businesses. Its 8-K filing released yesterd Read More
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A pat down by robots coming soon to airport security?
A pat down by robots coming soon to airport security?
By Linda Fox | November 14, 2016
Robots and artificial intelligence are being tipped to take over security processes at airports and hotel check-in says a report. The survey reveals that while respondents from both the UK and US b Read More
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Travelzoo wants place as alternative to Expedia and Priceline for hotels
Travelzoo wants place as alternative to Expedia and Priceline for hotels
By Martin Cowen | April 29, 2016
Hotel search is the star performer in Travelzoo's latest financials, growing at a triple-digit rate year-on-year although standalone hotel volumes and revenues are not disclosed. Its date-specific Read More
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Executing on a marketing plan - hello, TV
Executing on a marketing plan - hello, TV
By Kevin May | April 25, 2016
Very few online travel companies can try and compete with the likes of Expedia Inc and the Priceline Group in ad-spending power - so other approaches are needed. Yet whilst the likes of Lastminute. Read More
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These aren't the hotel staff you're looking for... Move along
These aren't the hotel staff you're looking for... Move along
By Kevin May | March 9, 2016
Alongside augmented reality, robots in the travel industry seems to be one of the big discussion points of 2016. In some respects, many people dislike the very idea of something mechanical like a r Read More
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Travelzoo to grow hotel search and China bookings
Travelzoo to grow hotel search and China bookings
By Martin Cowen | February 11, 2016
Deals publisher Travelzoo appears to be pivoting towards hotel search, eyeing up China and taking a quality not quantity approach to new members, according to a growth strategy overview delivered as p Read More
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Travelzoo names new global CEO
Travelzoo names new global CEO
By Martin Cowen | October 2, 2015
Chris Loughlin is leaving Travelzoo and will be replaced as CEO by Holger Bartel, brother of the business' founder Ralph Bartel. The statement said that Loughlin will leave at the end of the year a Read More
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Travelzoo buys back APAC ops, gets women on its board [CORRECTED]
Travelzoo buys back APAC ops, gets women on its board [CORRECTED]
By Martin Cowen | August 27, 2015
Nasdaq-listed Travelzoo has exercised its option to take back ownership of its Asia-Pacific business, which has been operated by Azzurro Capital under a licensing agreement since 2009. Travelzoo ha Read More
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