Form 3 - Ralph Bartel

FORM 3




(Print or Type Responses)
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility
Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*

                 Bartel, Ralph
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement
    (Month/Day/Year)
                  01/30/03
4. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

                Travelzoo Inc. (TVZO)
(Last)          (First)        (Middle)

590 Madison Avenue, 21st Floor
3. I.R.S. Identification Number of Reporting
    Person, if an entity (voluntary)

5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
                              (Check all applicable)
     X  Director                                    X  10% Owner
     X  Officer (give title below)        ___ Other
        (specify below)

           Chief Executive Officer
6. If Amendment, Date of Original
    (Month/Day/Year)
(Street)


New York, NY 10022
7. Individual or Joint/Group Filing
    (Check Applicable Line)
     X  Form filed by One Reporting Person
    __ Form filed by More than One Reporting
          Person
(City)          (State)        (Zip)  

Table I — Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned

1. Title of Security
    (Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially
    Owned
    (Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form:
    Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
    (Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
    (Instr. 5)
Common Stock  14,019,074   
       
       
       
       
Form 3 (continued) Table II — Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)  
1. Title of Derivative Security
    (Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and
    Expiration Date
    (Month/Day/Year)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying
    Derivative Security
    (Instr. 4)
4. Conversion
    or Exercise
    Price of
    Derivative
    Security
5. Ownership
    Form of
    Derivative
    Securities:
    Direct (D)
    or
    Indirect (I)
    (Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect
    Beneficial Ownership
    (Instr. 5)
Date
Exercisable
Expiration
Date
Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (right to buy)  Immed.  1/22/11  Common Stock  2,158,349  $1   
Stock Option (right to buy)  Immed.  10/30/11  Common Stock  30,000  $2   
Stock Option (right to buy)  Immed.  3/25/12  Common Stock  5,000  $3   
               
               
               

Explanation of Responses:

 

      /s/ Ralph Bartel
  3/3/03
      ** Signature of Reporting Person   Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
Note: File three copies of this Form, one of which must be manually signed. If space is insufficient, see Instruction 6 for procedure.