Saga’s revenue is rising thanks to a rebound in demand for cruises and vacations.
The Over-50s group said sales have been boosted by a rebound in demand for short breaks since the lifting of pandemic restrictions, with the group estimating a 40-50 per cent increase in sales from last year’s £377.2million.
But the vacation-to-financial services company acknowledged a tougher year for its insurance arm after it reported a 3 percent drop in policy sales and its insurance business hit by rising claims costs.
Bookings soar: Saga said sales have been boosted by a rebound in holiday demand since pandemic restrictions were lifted
The problems in his insurance division made him warn of profits last fall.
It lowered its full-year guidance for pre-tax profit to £20m-30m, compared with £35m-50m for last year’s guidance.
Saga said his travel business is expected to report a tenfold increase in revenue from last year. Cruise and tour bookings for 2023-24 are strong, he added.
Euan Sutherland, Chief Executive, said: ‘Overall we are well positioned to continue our growth.’
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