Home rentals – growing up

The short term rental marketplace had a strong 2020, as pandemic-hit consumers took comfort from finding private space for their holidays.   The sector’s relative strength has already been seen across strong performance figures from those in the serviced apartment sector. And in–home rentals, a recent survey by The Points Guy reckoned hotels are now cheaper than equivalent […]

Lastminute.com Group ends 2020 with 62% collapse in revenue

Lastminute.com Group says it is in a “solid cash position” despite ending 2020 with revenues down some 62% on the previous year.
The online travel agency business brought in €128.9 million in core revenues over the 12-month, pandemic-hit period.

Hospitality and leisure sectors face further disruption

Business owners across the hospitality and leisure sectors throughout the UK need to take stock and prepare themselves for yet another turbulent year as the onerous restrictions imposed by the third national lockdown show no signs of being eased. Critical to this is to revisit the underlying assumptions that underpin their existing financial plans and ensure key stakeholders continue their support.