As one of the UK’s leading tailor made destination specialists we have been creating inspirational holidays for 30 years, to the places we know best and enjoy travelling to – Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Canada, Alaska and the Arctic, and further south New Zealand, Australia and Antarctica. We are passionate about the countries to which we operate and can plan any type of holiday, from a short weekend break through to a luxury adventure and everything else in between. Our collection of imaginative holidays includes thrilling winter adventures and laid back summer explorations, epic wildlife watching, expedition cruising, self drive itineraries and small group escorted tours.
Banstead, GB
Size (employees)
73 (est)-1%
Discover the World was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Banstead, GB
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Key People/Management at Discover the World

Clive Stacey

Clive Stacey

Managing Director and Co-Founder
Dan Stacey

Dan Stacey

Mark Leaney

Mark Leaney

Group Finance Officer
Georgina Hancock

Georgina Hancock

Product & Marketing Director
Paul Furlepa

Paul Furlepa

Finance Director

Discover the World Office Locations

Discover the World has an office in Banstead
Banstead, GB (HQ)
8 Bolters Ln
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Discover the World Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Discover the World Financials

Discover the World's revenue was reported to be £23.05 m in FY, 2016 which is a 14.9% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

23 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

4.9 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(205.1 k)

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

(250.6 k)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

(331 k)

Cash (4-Feb-2018)

4.4 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


14.3 m11.8 m10.2 m10.9 m13.2 m19.3 m19.8 m20.1 m23 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

11.1 m9.3 m7.7 m8.5 m9.9 m14.5 m15 m15.4 m18.1 m

Gross profit

3.2 m2.5 m2.5 m2.4 m3.3 m4.8 m4.8 m4.6 m4.9 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.5 m1.6 m1.6 m1.4 m1.5 m2.6 m3.8 m4.3 m4.7 m4.4 m

Accounts Receivable

36 k12.4 k31.5 k40.3 k35.2 k39.4 k2.1 k1.7 k15.7 k6.8 k


103.9 k

Current Assets

2.6 m2.8 m2.6 m3 m3 m4.9 m6 m6.5 m10 m10.4 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

294.3 k563 k25.2 k136.2 k(8.2 k)283.5 k1.3 m660.3 k463.2 k(205.1 k)

Cash From Operating Activities

305.1 k282.9 k290.8 k39.8 k443.3 k1.4 m1.6 m2 m

Dividends Paid

3.8 k271.8 k135.3 k168 k210 k225 k326.3 k644.3 k420 k375 k

Cash From Financing Activities

(6.9 k)(6.9 k)(5.2 k)50 k
GBPY, 2016


329.3 k

Financial Leverage

7.9 x
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