Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Wotif's half year results

Robbie Cooke, Group CEO/Managing Director of Holdings Limited has plenty to be pleased about

Wotif have released their half year results for the 6 month period ending 31 December 2008.

The Wotif Group claim to have maintained the number 1 position in core Australian & New Zealand markets.

The highlights for were:
  • Visits grew by 12%
  • 13,089 properties represented (Increased from: 10,988)
  • Average room rate up 1.6% to $146.33
  • Room nights sold up 11% to 411,000 a month
  • Bookings grew 11% to 224,000 a month
  • Average 1.84 room nights per booking (Increase from: 1.83)
The Australian brand awareness is now at 51%, an increase from: 47%.

The Net Profit Before Tax % of total revenue is now 61%, an increase from: 58%.

With the development of the 3-month booking window there are 11,390 properties with deals outside 28 days has become the most popular Australian website in the Travel – Destination and Accommodation category (Hitwise).

For the presentation material used in investor presentations: Click HERE

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