Discover the World

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.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
Banstead, GB
Founded
1984
Size (employees)
73 (est)
Discover the World was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Banstead, GB

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

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Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1984

Discover the World Financial Metrics

Discover the World's revenue was reported to be £23 m in FY, 2016 which is a 15% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2016)

23 m

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

15%

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

4.9 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %

21%

Net income (FY, 2016)

(205.1 k)

Cash (30-Sep-2016)

4.4 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

19.8 m20.1 m23 m

Revenue growth, %

1%15%

Cost of goods sold

15 m15.4 m18.1 m

Gross profit

4.8 m4.6 m4.9 m

Gross profit Margin, %

24%23%21%

Operating expense total

4 m4.1 m5.2 m

Pre tax profit

840.7 k570.3 k(280.1 k)

Net Income

660.3 k463.2 k(205.1 k)
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

4.3 m4.7 m4.4 m

Accounts Receivable

1.7 k15.7 k6.8 k

Current Assets

6.5 m10 m10.4 m

PP&E

3 m341.5 k240.3 k

Total Assets

9.5 m10.3 m10.7 m

Accounts Payable

889.8 k506.7 k1.1 m

Current Liabilities

6.5 m8.4 m9.2 m

Total Liabilities

6.5 m8.4 m9.3 m

Retained Earnings

16 k43.2 k(580.1 k)

Total Equity

2.9 m1.9 m1.4 m

Financial Leverage

3.2 x5.3 x7.9 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

2 m

Income Taxes Paid

(180.4 k)(107.2 k)75 k
GBPY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

329.3 k

Financial Leverage

7.9 x

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