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B Two C Tour Operator Luxury Train Holidays For Sale

UK
Asking Price:
On request
Sales Revenue:
£979,000
Cash Flow:
£97,000

Bespoke luxury train holidays for private individuals to journey across the UK, Europe, Asia, Southern Africa & the Americas, including travel on the famous Venice-Simplon Orient Express (VSOE).
Experiencing strong recovery following Covid-19 due to a large volume of deferred bookings & increased travel demand.

Key Aspects

• c.£2.7m projected sales in FY23 based on current bookings secured as of December 2021, with the potential to exceed £3.5m sales through future bookings.
• High levels of repeat business, averaging c.550 bookings p.a. (excluding Covid-19) & two travellers per booking.
• Diverse international network of travel companies, hotels, accommodation wholesalers and rail & cruise operators.
• Strong online presence & SEO ranking, generating c.109k website sessions YTD (October).
• 10+ year relationships & contracts in place for preferable rates or commission with all major suppliers.
• Shareholders are happy to provide a long-term handover period to drive the business forward.

Opportunities

• Capitalise on market resilience by investing in new staff & systems to service new demand.
• With the additional resources of an acquirer, deploy a robust marketing strategy to drive new business.
• Bolt-on opportunity for a travel company or larger group looking for an established & highly reputable brand in the luxury rail travel market.
• Expand services into luxury cruise holiday packages or to offer holiday routes in new geographical areas.

Potential Purchasers

• Rail tour operators.
• Tour operators using alternative modes of transport, including flights, coach & river or ocean cruise.
• Niche tour operators specialising in activity holidays (walking, cycling etc.), sports, wildlife & cultural events.
• Travel agents/retailers & hotel booking sites.
• Corporate travel, hospitality & events management companies.
• Private equity firms looking to enter the luxury travel market.
• Overseas businesses seeking a highly respected luxury travel company based in the UK.

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