SYDNEY, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Travelzoo Asia Pacific, a licensee of Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company, today announced the appointment of Mr. Paul Marshall as Managing Director, Australia. Mr. Marshall will lead the company's business and operations in its entirety in Australia. He reports to Mr. Jason Yap, CEO of Travelzoo Asia Pacific.
"Paul is the ideal candidate to drive further profitability and expansion to our business in Australia," said Mr. Jason Yap. "With his expertise in the digital and eCommerce fields, and experience in strategic management, I am confident that Paul will propel Travelzoo Australia into the next phase of growth and market dominance."
"Travelzoo has a unique business model and market proposition, renowned for providing real value through its rigorous deal selection and approval process," said Mr. Paul Marshall. "Through my experience, I recognize that credibility and quality are critical in ensuring successful online companies. Hence, I am extremely proud to join a dynamic high performance team that is committed to offering only the best."
Prior to joining Travelzoo, between 2006 and 2011, Mr. Marshall was executive general manager at Salmat Limited, where he founded the digital division and started Lasoo.com.au, Australia's leading pre-shopping site. During his tenure, Mr. Marshall also established a number of significant initiatives, including Salmat's eCommerce business, digital catalogue services, smartphone application development, an aggregated group buying site and social media integration services. Between August 2002 and June 2006, Mr. Marshall was CEO and managing director at HWW Limited, Australia's leading content aggregator, publisher and supplier of entertainment content across all digital media.
Mr. Marshall holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce (Marketing) from University of New South Wales and a Masters of Business Administration from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.
About Travelzoo Asia Pacific
Travelzoo Asia Pacific is an independently owned licensee of Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company. With more than 25 million subscribers in Asia Pacific, North America and Europe, and 25 offices worldwide, Travelzoo® publishes deals from more than 2,000 travel and entertainment companies. Travelzoo deal experts review offers to find the best deals and confirm their true value.
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