Travelzoo Appoints Simon Talling-Smith as President, Products & Emerging Businesses

   Travelzoo Appoints Simon Talling-Smith as President, Products & Emerging
                                  Businesses

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, April 19, 2013

NEW YORK, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), a
global Internet media company, today announced that Simon Talling-Smith will
join Travelzoo on August 1, 2013, as President, Products & Emerging
Businesses. Mr. Talling-Smith joins Travelzoo from British Airways, where he
currently serves as Executive Vice President, the Americas, and is Chairman of
the American Airlines-British Airways-Iberia Joint Business. In his new role,
Mr. Talling-Smith will oversee all product development, infrastructure and
customer-related activities. He will also lead Travelzoo's emerging
businesses, including Fly.com, Travelzoo's new hotel booking platform and
mobile apps.

At British Airways, Mr. Talling-Smith has been responsible for a number of key
innovations. From 2001 to 2004 as Head of Ecommerce, he led BA.com, the
airline's award-winning website. As Head of Product Management from 2004 to
2006, he created, developed and managed British Airways' customer products and
services, including business-class flat beds and the design of Terminal 5
lounges. From 2006 to 2008 he served as Head of Inflight Service, managing
14,000 staff. Since 2008, he has been responsible for BA's commercial and
operational activities across the Americas and the Caribbean.

"Simon brings over 20 years of world-class product, commercial and executive
leadership experience to Travelzoo. He has an outstanding track record of
developing high-quality products and highly effective organizations," said
Chris Loughlin, chief executive officer of Travelzoo. "I look forward to
working with him as we continue to develop our products and scale our emerging
businesses."

Mr. Talling-Smith holds an M.A. (Hons) in Engineering, Economics & Management
from University College, Oxford and is a Vice President and Board Member of
the British American Business Council. He is married with three children. Mr.
Talling-Smith will be based at Travelzoo's Silicon Valley office.

About Travelzoo
Travelzoo Inc. is a global Internet media company. With more than 26 million
subscribers in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific and 25 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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Media Contact:
Christie McConnell
Travelzoo, North America
(212) 484-4912
cmcconnell@travelzoo.com

SOURCE Travelzoo

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