Travelzoo Named World’s Leading Travel Deals Website at the 2016 World Travel Awards
MALDIVES/ NEW YORK, December 3, 2016 – Global travel deals publisher Travelzoo (NASDAQ: TZOO) was recognized last night as the World’s Leading Travel Deals Website at the 23rd annual World Travel Awards, held in the Maldives.
World Travel Awards (WTA) was established in 1993 by Graham E. Cooke to seek out and reward the very best travel organisations in the world – those brands pushing the boundaries of excellence and implementing ground-breaking ideas. WTA has developed into the most prestigious and comprehensive awards programme in travel and tourism, and is recognized worldwide as the hallmark of industry excellence. The Wall Street Journal is among the many media that have heralded WTA as “the Oscars of the travel industry”.
Consumers and over 200,000 travel industry professionals cast their votes online to select the winners. Travelzoo® wins the award for the World’s Leading Travel Deals Website for the fourth year in a row.
Holger Bartel, CEO of Travelzoo, said: “It is a great honour to be acknowledged by both travelers worldwide and the global travel industry as their preferred travel deals website. Since 1998, we have been finding the very best deals and recommending them to Travelzoo members around the world. We thoroughly research and test book each offer. As a result, we have become a trusted brand.”
Travelzoo’s flagship product is the weekly Top 20® list, which is the original and most famous travel deal newsletter in the world, published each Wednesday since 1998. The Top 20 features the 20 most outstanding travel offers of the week. 28 million members worldwide receive the newsletter.