On the Seashore Group has stated shopper demand stays “very weak” following a sequence of disruptions owing to Covid-19.
Forward of its annual common assembly at the moment, the corporate stated UK internet visitors, bookings and spend on on-line advertising and marketing exercise throughout the primary 4 months of the monetary yr down 73 per cent, 83 per cent and 85 per cent respectively.
Because of the four-week lockdown in November and the following UK-wide lockdown that commenced in early January 2021, mixed with additional reductions in winter flying programmes, shopper demand for ahead holidays has remained very weak,” defined an announcement.
The corporate stated it was responding to the newest journey restrictions by taking holidays off-sale that depart previous to Might.
Simon Cooper, chief government of On the Seashore Group, commented: “The primary 4 months of our monetary yr have seen differing tiering ranges throughout the UK, adopted by the present nationwide lockdown and ban on worldwide leisure journey.
“Clearly this has and continues to impression reserving volumes and the Board believes that reserving volumes will stay weak by way of half one and into half two.
“Following the prudent actions undertaken within the final monetary yr, the group stays in a powerful and debt-free monetary place.”
On the Seashore stated it had £93 million available on the finish of final month.