Brightsun Travel

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INTRODUCTION Brightsun Travel (UK) Ltd. provides travel-related services in the UK through its network of offices in Hounslow, West London, Birmingham, and Manchester. It also provides travel planning services for UK based clients predominantly to Eastbound long-haul destinations. The service industry in the UK, including travel agencies, has been and continues to be one of the fastest growing business sectors of the economy. Brightsun Travel (UK) Ltd. has capitalised on the success of this industry by breaking into tailor made packages to over twenty-five destinations such as Dubai, Maldives and Mauritius. COMPANY'S ACHIEVEMENTS The company was formed in 1987. At that time there were three staff and the operations were predominantly seat sale and with the trade. From then on the company has grown to handling over 55,000 passengers to all destinations around the globe, and has diversified into corporate, holidays, and incentives. By identifying key markets we have managed to grow the business and are consistently striving to improve the service to our clients. OUR TEAM AND NETWORK Between the offices the number of staff exceeds 100. The the back office processing is accompanied, by ticketing, and sales via a call centre in INDIA. This enables us to have expertise in almost all travel fields. We are equipped with Galileo, Worldspan, Amadeus and Sabre reservation systems in our offices. All these connect with our back office system which controls accounts, reservations, pre flight options and therefore we are able to generate our analysis and reports instantly. Through the back office, we are also able to distribute our products through telesales, and online channels. Brightsun Travel also provides 24 hours emergency support services for clients and airlines alike. OUR PRODUCTS We chose our markets carefully after studying the needs of our clients and identify those carriers that fit within our market expansion plan. From our database we keep reviewing destinations of our passengers. Below are some of our forty-airline partners: Air India, Air Mauritius, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Indian Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa Malaysian Airlines, Qatar Airways, Sri Lankan, Swiss, Thai Airways etc. Our strategy has been to grow with our airline partners. With these diversified products, we are able to channel different type of markets. GUARANTEES AND WARRANTIES All passengers booked with Brightsun Travel (UK) Ltd. are protected financially by the UK Civil Aviation Authority bonding scheme known as ATOL. Furthermore we hold ABTA license, and also IATA licence in all the offices to enable instantaneous document production.
TypePrivate
Founded1986
HQHounslow, GB
Websitebrightsun.co.uk

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Brightsun Travel is headquartered in
Hounslow, United Kingdom

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)96(+2%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£161.4 M(+21%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Brightsun Travel Office Locations

Brightsun Travel has offices in Hounslow and Manchester
Hounslow, GB (HQ)
14 Hanworth Rd
Manchester, GB
467 Kingsway
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Brightsun Travel Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1986
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Brightsun Travel Revenue

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Brightsun Travel's revenue was reported to be £161.43 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

161.4m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

4.6m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

2.9%

Net income (FY, 2018)

1.4m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

1.7m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

1.7m

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

14.4m
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

46.3m63.1m79.9m94.2m107.5m119.4m134.1m161.4m

Revenue growth, %

14%11%

Cost of goods sold

44.9m61.3m77.7m91.5m104.7m115.9m130.0m156.8m

Gross profit

1.4m1.8m2.3m2.7m2.8m3.5m4.1m4.6m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

413.9k458.3k411.6k738.6k442.6k698.0k907.8k1.1m1.6m1.2m1.4m1.4m910.0k1.0m1.9m3.1m4.3m6.8m8.4m10.2m8.7m14.4m

Accounts Receivable

1.3m1.6m1.5m2.3m2.4m2.2m2.3m2.4m2.0m3.1m3.2m4.3m

Inventories

36.5k40.5k40.5k40.5k40.5k40.5k37.5k24.4k

Current Assets

674.0k690.7k860.0k1.1m885.8k1.2m1.4m1.5m2.0m1.8m2.5m2.6m2.5m2.5m4.2m5.5m6.6m9.2m10.9m12.2m11.8m16.9m18.8m
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

166.5k331.3k532.3k704.9k752.8k1.0m1.2m1.4m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.3m1.4m2.9m2.1m2.2m1.0m4.2m2.4m

Dividends Paid

54.0k120.0k275.0k330.0k270.0k240.0k10.0k5.3k

Cash From Financing Activities

90.0k(2.0m)(101.1k)5.5k
GBPFY, 1996

Financial Leverage

6.4 x
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Brightsun Travel Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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Brightsun Travel Online and Social Media Presence

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Brightsun Travel Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Brightsun Travel founded?

    Brightsun Travel was founded in 1986.

  • How many employees does Brightsun Travel have?

    Brightsun Travel has 96 employees.

  • What is Brightsun Travel revenue?

    Latest Brightsun Travel annual revenue is £161.4 m.

  • What is Brightsun Travel revenue per employee?

    Latest Brightsun Travel revenue per employee is £1.7 m.

  • Who are Brightsun Travel competitors?

    Competitors of Brightsun Travel include Singapore Airlines, Southwest Airlines and IndiGo.

  • Where is Brightsun Travel headquarters?

    Brightsun Travel headquarters is located at 14 Hanworth Rd, Hounslow.

  • Where are Brightsun Travel offices?

    Brightsun Travel has offices in Hounslow and Manchester.

  • How many offices does Brightsun Travel have?

    Brightsun Travel has 2 offices.