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Travelzoo Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results

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Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO):

Second Quarter 2012 Financial Highlights:

  • Revenue of $39.4 million, up 5% year-over-year
  • Operating Income of $10.4 million, up 36% year-over-year
  • Net income of $7.3 million, up 48% year-over-year
  • Earnings per share of $0.45, compared to $0.30 in the prior-year period
  • Cash flow from operations of $7.1 million

Travelzoo Inc., a global Internet media company, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012, with revenue of $39.4 million, an increase of 5% year-over-year. Operating income was $10.4 million, up 36% year-over-year. Net income was $7.3 million, with earnings per share of $0.45, up from $0.30 in the prior-year period.

“Our strategy of publishing high-quality deals, combined with efficient execution, has led to record operating profits in Europe and North America and an overall operating margin of 26%, the highest since 2007,” said Chris Loughlin, chief executive officer of Travelzoo. “We now intend to reaccelerate growth by investing more significantly into growing our audience, expanding our mobile offerings, and continuing our sales force ramp.”

North America

North America business segment revenue grew 4% year-over-year to $28.7 million. Operating income for the second quarter was $7.8 million, or 27% of revenue, up from $6.5 million, or 24% of revenue, in the prior-year period.


Europe business segment revenue grew 7% year-over-year to $10.6 million. In local currency terms, revenue for the second quarter grew 10% year-over-year. Operating income for the second quarter was $2.5 million, compared to an operating profit of $1.1 million in the prior-year period.


Travelzoo had a total unduplicated number of subscribers in North America and Europe of 22.1 million as of June 30, 2012, up 6% from June 30, 2011. In North America, total unduplicated number of subscribers was 15.9 million as of June 30, 2012, up 4% from June 30, 2011. In Europe, total unduplicated number of subscribers was 6.1 million as of June 30, 2012, up 12% from June 30, 2011.

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