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On The Beach - Enters long haul beach space

January 2019

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  • Epic Code:
  • OTB
  • Price:
  • 383p
Events of 2018 have shown how resilient the internet only travel agent On The Beach has become. Whereas Thomas Cook’s (TCG; 35.6p) shares fell by 70 per cent after it issued two profit warnings in the final three months and suspended its dividend, saying that last year’s summer heatwave saw demand melt as customers sunned themselves at home, On The Beach still met its forecasts.As the name suggests, On The Beach has a focus on beach holidays and has none of the costly overheads that come with a presence on the high street. It also has flexibility in its business model because it gets its traffic from pay-per-click on Google (41.8 per cent of its revenue is spent on online advertising).Google charges an advertiser ...

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