Hong Kong : Travelzoo Asia Pacific, a licensee of Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company, has announced the appointment of Katherine Lau as Deputy General Manager of Travelzoo Hong Kong effective immediately. Ms. Lau will report to Mr. Jason Yap, CEO of Travelzoo Asia Pacific, and lead the company’s business and operations in its entirety in Hong Kong.
“The appointment of Katherine represents the next phase in the evolution of our Hong Kong business. This enables us to build on a great foundation in one of the most exciting travel markets in the Asia Pacific. With more than three million subscribers in the region, this appointment is timely. Katherine’s digital media expertise and leadership adds a valuable dynamic to the management team,” said Mr. Jason Yap, CEO, Travelzoo Asia Pacific.
“I have been a loyal subscriber to Travelzoo’s publications and know what a fine reputation the company has as the most trusted and best reckoned travel and entertainment deal publisher. Travelzoo’s focus on creating WOW deals to the loyal subscriber base in Hong Kong fits this sophisticated and ever-growing travel market. I look forward to applying my experience to create even more value for Hong Kong’s 350,000 subscribers and its travel industry,” said Ms. Katherine Lau.
Katherine Lau brings a wealth of business-management expertise and experience to Travelzoo. Prior to joining Travelzoo, she was Sales Director of Yahoo! Hong Kong for five years. At Yahoo!, she led the entire team in achieving annual sales targets in the 8-digit USD bracket, topped with a 120% growth in sales revenue. Prior to that, Katherine had held various senior management positions in media, marketing and advertising, over the past 20 years. Katherine holds a diploma of business administration, with a major in marketing, from Hong Kong Shue Yan University.