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Articles tagged “Travelzoo”

Travel Booking

Travelzoo Is Having Trouble Figuring Out Life After Metasearch

Travelzoo is a curious case. A newsletter-focused daily deals site that has given up on becoming a global metasearch site, it has clearly had trouble adapting to a marketplace where deals abound. Has a new focus on what its customers actually want come too late?

Travelzoo Is Having Trouble Figuring Out Life After Metasearch

Online Travel

Travelzoo Made $1.8 Million by Selling the Fly.com Domain

It appears that the mystery buyer is a brand holding company that may not be focused on travel. If so: What a lost opportunity.

Travelzoo Made $1.8 Million by Selling the Fly.com Domain

Online Travel

Travelzoo Closes Search Business and Sells Fly.com Domain

Travelzoo has sold Fly.com, the most under-leveraged internet domain name in travel. We hope the mystery buyer has better luck with it than the deals publisher did.

Travelzoo Closes Search Business and Sells Fly.com Domain

Online Travel

Travelzoo Goes After Hotel Bookers Who Aren’t Necessarily Spontaneous

Travelzoo wants to give the people what they want -- and to get more involved in the lucrative hotel-booking business. In this case, Travelzoo is sourcing hotel deals for days that work for the less-spontaneous traveler.

Travelzoo Goes After Hotel Bookers Who Aren’t Necessarily Spontaneous

Online Travel

Travelzoo CEO Steps Down and Chairman Assumes Role

Outgoing CEO Chris Loughlin is the fall guy in this CEO shuffle. Although a public and "controlled" company, nothing happens at Travelzoo without the approval of founder and current chief talent officer Ralph Bartel.

Travelzoo CEO Steps Down and Chairman Assumes Role

SkiftX

Travelzoo Reacquires Its Asia-Pacific Business From Founder for $22.6 Million

With Ralph Bartel of Travelzoo essentially buying back his Asia-Pacific business at a huge profit, Travelzoo instantly becomes more global as it tries to build out its hotel-booking business.

Travelzoo Reacquires Its Asia-Pacific Business From Founder for $22.6 Million

Media and PR

Best Travel Ads this Week: Booking Sites Get Cheeky

Videos are just like digital ads, they need to be tailored to specific audiences by interest and purchase behavior.

Best Travel Ads this Week: Booking Sites Get Cheeky

Online Travel

Travelzoo Takes Campaign to NYC Subways to Get Deal Newsletter Sign-Ups

It's hard to determine a return on investment on a subway campaign but tagging photos and uploading them to social media, as well as actual newsletter sign-ups, gives Travelzoo metrics to consider.

Online Travel

Travelzoo’s Hotel Transformation Is Slow and Painful

The advantage that Travelzoo has that other new entrants in hotel booking don't is those 24.5 million registered members/newsletter subscribers. If Travelzoo can tweak its hotel booking engine and get it going, then at least it already has an audience.

Travelzoo’s Hotel Transformation Is Slow and Painful

Online Travel

Travelzoo Calls in the Reinforcements as a Veteran Exec Leaves

This hotel stuff really isn't easy, and Travelzoo isn't the ideal candidate to start such a business from scratch. Travelzoo does, however, have 24.2 million newsletter subscribers, and that's a valuable asset.

Travelzoo Calls in the Reinforcements as a Veteran Exec Leaves