Travelzoo’s European Managing Director Receives ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award
Loughlin credits Travelzoo European’s successes to three main factors: its talented and dedicated employees; the high-quality editorial content, which is produced every week for every publication; and the establishment of trust with both subscribers and travel companies that advertise with Travelzoo.
Travelzoo has been a business success story since it was founded by Ralph Bartel in 1998. The company currently has over 15 million subscribers to its publications worldwide and 21 offices in 11 countries. Loughlin joined Travelzoo in November 2001 and launched the European business in May 2005. Travelzoo Europe now has 2.5 million subscribers and Q1 2009 advertising revenues were $3 million, up 100% on Q1 2008 in local currency terms.
Members of The British Travel & Hospitality Industry Hall of Fame include Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, founder of easyJet, Sir Michael Bishop, Chairman of BMI, Mr Darryl Hartley-Leonard, founder of Hyatt Hotels and Mr Manny Fontenla-Novoa, CEO of Thomas Cook AG.
Travelzoo is a global Internet media company. Travelzoo's media properties, which reach more than 15 million travel enthusiasts in the US, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Spain, Taiwan and the UK, include the Travelzoo® website (), the Top 20® list, the Newsflash™ email alert service, the Travelzoo Network™, the SuperSearch™ search tool, and the Fly.com search engine. Travelzoo publishes offers from more than 1,000 advertisers from around the world. Travelzoo's deal experts review offers to find the best travel deals and confirm their true value. Travelzoo’s global headquarters is in New York City.
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Travelzoo has operated in Europe since 2005. Travelzoo’s European media properties, which reach more than 2.5 million travel enthusiasts in France, Germany, Spain and the UK, through its newsletters, include the Travelzoo Top 20® email newsletter, the Newsflash™ email alert service, and the Travelzoo® websites (, , , ).
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