Travelzoo Launches Search Engine In Beta

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Mon 09 Feb 2009

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2009 -- Travelzoo (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company, today announced that™, its new travel search engine, is available for public beta access. is available at and includes a number of innovations to satisfy the public’s growing demand for truly great values in travel.

“We are excited to launch our travel search engine in beta, with a focus on quality, simplicity, and value,” said Brian Clark, senior vice president and general manager, search products, Travelzoo. “ will allow the public to easily find the best prices, including combinations of results and outstanding deals published by Travelzoo.”

“ includes a number of innovations that serve the public’s appetite for more pertinent information, at the same time that they empower travel providers to put their best deals and differentiated messages in front of a world-class audience,” added Max Rayner, chief information officer, Travelzoo. “Our at-a-glance Summary pages, Why-me information links, and multiple worldclass data sources make a powerful tool… and this is just our beta version. There is more in store.”’s beta version is available to users for free at

About™, a Travelzoo property, simplifies travel search.’s search engine enables users to find and compare the best flight options from multiple sources, including airline and online travel agency Web sites. Once users find their desired itinerary, refers users directly to the airline or online travel agency Web site of their choice to book their travel. Use of is free of charge.

About Travelzoo

Travelzoo is a global Internet media company. Travelzoo's media properties, which reach more than 15 million travel enthusiasts in the U.S., Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Spain, Taiwan and the U.K., include the Travelzoo® Web site (, the Top 20® list, the Newsflash™ e-mail alert service, the Travelzoo Network™, the SuperSearch™ search tool, and the™ 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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(415) 277-4917

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