TITLE

The Ultimate facelift pays off

AUTHOR(S)
Berman, Chios
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);3/13/2009, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the financial performance of Ultimate Destinations in England. The store has seen a 97% year-on-year increase in sales in the first two months of 2009. The shop has been refitted over the last two years to reflect a focus on the higher end of the market and to complement the other quality specialist shops in the local area. Rather than selling holidays of all kinds, the agency now concentrates on four and five-star holidays, long haul and luxury cruises.
ACCESSION #
37343744

 

Related Articles

  • Backlash over brochures. Ranson, Kelly // Travel Weekly (UK);3/23/2007, p7 

    The article focuses on the complaint by Alan Haynes, managing director of Ultimate Destinations Co., against the unwanted delivery of brochures he received from a tour operator in Great Britain. Haynes has complained that tour operators and distribution companies are not thinking green after he...

  • TOGA. Wastnage, Justin // Travel Weekly Australia;12/18/2009, Issue 127, p19 

    The article examines the performance of Toga Group Pty Ltd., an Australian travel business. Europe has become the focus of the group's growth plan, with five properties in Germany, Denmark and Hungary. The company considers Germany as key to its expansion plans since the country has a...

  • Regional Case Study -- Accor.  // Egypt Tourism Report;Q4 2008, p28 

    The article highlights the success of Accor, a travel and service groups specializing in hotels, as of December 2008. Performance statistics like worlwide consolidated sales, hotel sales and regional number of hotels, among others, are presented. Information on the company's expansion to Africa...

  • VisitScotland? About 10.5 million did.  // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;8/4/2006, Issue 1832, p25 

    The article reports that online booking company Visitscotland.com has crossed the £50 million mark in overall booking revenue generated following its creation in 2002. The Web site reported a 50% increase in traffic in 2005, taking the total number of visitors to 10.5 million. Much of the...

  • W&O reports growth 'as forecast'  // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;3/28/2008, Issue 2810, p12 

    The article reports on the announcement of luxury travel group Western & Oriental of growth in line with its expectations despite reports of some evidence of pressure on pricing in Great Britain. According to the author, the integration of 12 operators into one central London office is...

  • Robert De Niro's waiting, in NYC. Taylor, Ian // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;11/4/2005, Issue 1794, p32 

    This article presents information on the financial performance and various developments in the travel industry in New York City. Figures show that British visitor numbers are at a four-year high of 1.1 million in 2004. The figure was 27% up on 2003--an increase of 232,000. The tourism body also...

  • Breathing Spell?  // Time;6/26/1950, Vol. 55 Issue 26, p86 

    The article reports on the performance of the Dow-Jones Industrial average for the month of June 1950.

  • Fastest Growing Companies.  // Corridor Business Journal;5/26/2014, Vol. 10 Issue 44, p2 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the top 25 fastest growing companies in the U.S. in 2014 which are chosen based on their growth over a three-year period.

  • Mergers & Acquisitions. Simpson, Wayne A. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;11/8/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 18, p11 

    The author outlines some signs indicating that it is time to sell a business including flat sales for several years, increasing sales but decreasing market share and capital shortage to grow the business.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics