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We are delighted to report an outstanding sales period for July, August, and September, with September proving to be our best sales month in our trading history.
For the year to date, global sales have increased by a massive 54%, which further underlines Stuba’s commitment to delivering value and excellence to their customers worldwide.
September ’23 also saw the highest check-ins of any month in its 32-year history, accounting for 11% share of a rolling 12 month arrivals. June to September contributed to 42% of annual arrivals.
Destinations that have seen significant growth, include Rome +166%, Singapore +115%, Bali +91%, Paris +80%, London +79% and Cancun/Riviera Maya +65%. The USA has also performed well with increases seen in some of our core destinations including San Francisco +97% and Las Vegas +54%.
We have also seen an earlier booking pattern then any time in our booking and trading history with agents booking an average of 96 days prior to travel. The average daily rate has also increased year to date vs. 2022 at $248.
We are also delighted to have won another award, where we were voted ‘Best Accommodation Specialist’ recently at the Northern Ireland Travel Awards.
Ruchir Bang, CEO, said “We’re absolutely delighted with how the year is progressing. We’re constantly looking at our product and pricing to ensure that we remain at the top of our game, so it’s great to see growth in destinations where we already had a strong hold, such as the USA. And to be recognised once again by our travel agent partners by being voted as Best Accommodation Specialist is just brilliant and testament to the hard work by all the team.”