Holger Bartel, Ph.D.
Chairman and Global CEO
Holger Bartel, Ph.D., has been Travelzoo's Global Chief Executive Officer since January 2016. He has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors since July 2010. From September 2015 to December 2015, he was Travelzoo's Executive Chairman. From October 2011 to October 2013, he was Head of Strategy. From October 2008 to June 2010, he was Travelzoo's Chief Executive Officer. From September 1999 to November 2007, he was Executive Vice President. From 1995 to 1998, he was Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. From 1992 to 1994, he was a research fellow at Harvard Business School. Holger Bartel holds a Ph.D. in Economics and an MBA in finance and accounting from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He is the brother of Ralph Bartel. Areas of Holger Bartel's relevant experience include deep knowledge of Travelzoo's operations, Internet, strategy, management of growth companies, travel and international management.