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Internet Veteran Glen Drury to Lead Travelzoo Local Deals in Europe

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Internet Veteran Glen Drury to Lead Travelzoo Local Deals in Europe

Internet Veteran Glen Drury to Lead Travelzoo Local Deals in Europe

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global internet media company, today announced UK internet veteran Glen Drury has joined Travelzoo® as senior vice president of Travelzoo Local Deals in Europe. Drury reports to Travelzoo's CEO Chris Loughlin and now oversees all aspects of Travelzoo’s merchant and commercial relationships in Europe.

“Glen has extensive experience in building successful European internet businesses from the ground up, he is a terrific leader and well-respected member of the internet community. We are delighted he has joined our European management team to lead the Local Deals business.”

Before joining Travelzoo, Drury co-founded and was CEO of Keynoir, a UK-based daily deals publisher. Before founding Keynoir, Drury served as CEO at Kelkoo, one Europe's first and largest online price comparison websites. From January 2006 to October 2007, Glen Drury was regional vice president of Yahoo! for northern Europe. From 2000 to 2006, he served in a number of senior commercial roles at Kelkoo.

Chris Loughlin, CEO of Travelzoo said, "Glen has extensive experience in building successful European internet businesses from the ground up, he is a terrific leader and well-respected member of the internet community. We are delighted he has joined our European management team to lead the Local Deals business."

In addition to Drury, Travelzoo has appointed three other senior managers to further bolster the European Local Deals expansion. Rene Freling is promoted to head of Local Deals, UK; Florian Dietrich is promoted to head of business development, Local Deals, Germany and Christopher Caussin, formerly managing director Kelkoo France, joins Travelzoo as general manager, Local Deals France and Spain.

Travelzoo has published 135 Local Deals in 27 European cities since January 2011.

About Travelzoo

Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO) is a global Internet media company. With more than 22 million subscribers in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, and 23 offices worldwide, Travelzoo® publishes deals from more than 2,000 travel and entertainment companies. Travelzoo's deal experts review offers to find the best deals and confirm their true value. In Asia Pacific, Travelzoo is independently owned and operated by Travelzoo (Asia) Ltd. and Travelzoo Japan K.K. under a license agreement with Travelzoo Inc.

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