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Oriental Panorama / Luxury Tour Operator

Member: Oriental1
Located in: Leicestershire, United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Business Details

Business Stage:
  • Started (ready for first growth)
Amount Required:
  • £85000.00
Investment Types:
  • Debt/loan financing
  • Equity/shares
  • Sales & marketing
  • General expansion of business
  • Working capital
  • Sports/Leisure/Tourism/Recreation

Short Description

A "niche" tour operator specialising in luxury tailor made itineraries to the Far East. Whilst this is covered by other operators, our USP is to provide a authentic, personal, bespoke and diverse experience with a far wider, deeper choice than any major competitor. Focusing on Malaysia and Vietnam we can demonstrate to clients our expertise against the cold call centre experience. Not just beach and sun but whole cultural experiences including wildlife, adventure, mountains, golf and diving. Luxury spa hotels to mountain lodge and jungle huts. Weddings & Honeymoons. This personal attention makes our clients feel they will fulfill there holiday experience using our service.

Business Plan Available

Executive Summary

Since our "soft launch" in late 2006, we have grown "organically" without bank loans or overdrafts and achieved a turnover of £1.2 million (Jly 2007/Jly08). We need funding for gorwth and a strategy to reach £4 -5m within 3-5 yrs. Aiming to establish ourselves as the UKs leading Far East luxury operator such as Audley, Cox & Kings, Abacrombie & Kent etc. A healthy upturn in gross turnover is very encouraging and repeat client return gives a solid basis for investers ROI.
Our approach to our product has been encouraging and wish to expand this to cover more Far East destinations. We are keen to establish ourselves in the Far East Luxury market. Based on A healthy growth ratio over 3 years to position ourselves for acquisition, merger or takeover. The level of investment form "Our Angel" will be easily returned
Extreamly knowledgeable and highly motivated team with many years experience within all areas of travel & tourism. Tour operating, retail travel and overseas travel management provides proven experience at all levels. All dedicated decision makers within the operation making Oriental Panorama the best in its field for bespoke luxury holidays to the Far East. An ideal combination of talent when investing in not only a company but in its people.

Team Members

Managing Director: 28 Yrs Experience in Travel & Tourism
Operations Director: 19 Yrs Experience in Travel & Tourism
Reservations Manager: 33 Yrs Experience in Travel & Tourism
Reservations & Website Content: 9 Yrs in Travel & Tourism

Our current marketing channels are PPC advertising (Google Yahoo etc), glossy monthly magazines (Conde Nast, WanderLust etc) and Sunday travel supplements. In addition we utilise our current data base for newsletters and current promotions etc. Driving potential clients to our websites We also market through retail travel agents on a commision basis. A new website is currently being developed to enhance the client experience.

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