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Travelzoo's New App Helps Travelers Save up to 60% at Popular Summer Hot Spots
NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company, unveiled its new iOS app today, making it easier for travelers to save up to 60% on high-quality experiences in more than 150 popular destinations worldwide. The new app comes with expanded features and functionality including:
-More deals: 50% more deals than last summer.
-New deal maps: It's now easier to see where deals are relative to your current location.
-User ratings and reviews: 300,000 Travelzoo users share their experiences.
-New hotel booking engine: Easy to use, with exclusive Travelzoo hotel deals.
-New flight search: Airfare calendars show when to save money on flights.
To help travelers save money, Travelzoo Deal Experts negotiated hundreds of additional deals, especially in popular destinations like New York, Florida and California. Deals are also available in international destinations, including London, Paris and Shanghai. Some of the most popular deals in the app include:
Most Popular Restaurant Deals
NEW YORK: $59 -- Jay Z's 40/40 Club: Dinner for 2 w/Drinks, Reg. $116
LOS ANGELES: $135 -- Valentino: 5-Course Dinner for 2 w/Bubbly, Reg. $250
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA: $99 -- Michelin-Starred Chez TJ: Eight-Course Chef's Menu
ORLANDO: $40 -- World's Largest Ice Bar: Half Off Cocktails for 2
CHICAGO: $55 -- Tortoise Club: Dinner for 2 at an 'Instant Classic'
Most Popular Activity Deals
NEW YORK: $119 -- Ride in a Helicopter over New York City, Reg. $189
LONDON: 9.50 -- Open-Top Bus Tour of London This Summer, 50% Off
MIAMI: $39 & up -- Miami Beach Kiteboard or Boat Rentals, Save 50%
PARIS: $25 -- Versailles: Day-Long Imperial Palace Bus Tour
WAIKIKI: $24 -- Sea Turtle Snorkel Tour off Waikiki, 50% Off
Most Popular Spa Deals:
AUSTIN: $195 -- Day at Spa Reveil: Massage, Facial & Mani, Reg. $350
LOS ANGELES: $119 -- Four Seasons Spa Day w/Massage, Pool Access & Bubbly
SCOTTSDALE: $99 -- Westin Kierland Luxury Spa & Pool Day, Reg. $188
SHANGHAI: 688 -- Waldorf Astoria Shanghai Spa Day, Save 55%
TORONTO: $295 -- Luxe Four Seasons Spa Day: Massage, Facial & Pedi
Most Popular Entertainment Deals:
BOSTON: $20 -- Kings of Leon at Xfinity Center, Reg. $39.50
LAS VEGAS: $50 & up -- Las Vegas: Choice from 6 Cirque du Soleil Shows
LOS ANGELES: $89-$99 -- LEGOLAND California: 5-Day Resort Hopper Pass
SAN FRANCISCO: $10 & up -- Giants Games vs. Dodgers, White Sox & Phillies
WASHINGTON, D.C.: $17 Newseum: 2014's 'Best Museum off the Mall,' Reg. $24
Most Popular Hotel Deals:
LOS ANGELES: $431 & up -- Mr. C Beverly Hills: Premium King Room + $130 in Free Extras
MIAMI: $285 & up -- The Raleigh: Superior King Room + $55 in Free Extras
HAWAII: $879 -- Four Seasons Hawaii: 3-Night Lanai Stay, Reg. $1581
PHOENIX: $299 -- Grand Canyon Campout Experience w/Activities & Meals
VANCOUVER: $215 -- Vancouver Island 2-Nt. Escape w/$160 in Dining & Spa
"We've significantly increased the number of deals and added a set of really useful features to help travelers save money on high-quality experiences this summer," said Mike Stitt, global head of mobile for Travelzoo. "The addition of our ratings and reviews brings a new dimension to the app. Users can now read what other travelers thought before they buy. Overall, those who have experienced a Travelzoo deal give us a 91% positive rating."
Travelzoo Inc. is a global Internet media company. With more than 27 million subscribers in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific and 25 offices worldwide, Travelzoo publishes deals from more than 2,000 travel, entertainment and local companies. Travelzoo Deal Experts review offers to find the best deals and confirm their true value. In Asia Pacific, Travelzoo is independently owned and operated by Travelzoo (Asia) Ltd. and Travelzoo Japan K.K. under a license agreement with Travelzoo Inc.
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