SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant To Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 30, 2017
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other
590 Madison Avenue, 37th Floor
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On October 30, 2017, based on the unanimous approval by the independent members of the Board of Directors, Travelzoo entered into an option agreement with Holger Bartel, Global Chief Executive Officer. Under the option agreement, Mr. Bartel receives equity compensation of 400,000 stock options that begin to vest on March 31, 2018, with quarterly vesting thereafter through December 31, 2019.
The information set forth above relating to the option agreement between Travelzoo and Mr. Bartel is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the agreement, which is filed as an exhibit to this report and is incorporated by reference herein.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
November 2, 2017
/s/ Glen Ceremony
Chief Financial Officer
Non-qualified Option Agreement between Travelzoo and Holger Bartel, dated October 30, 2017