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25 September
Regarding tour operator “Thomas Cook“ collapse
The news of the collapse of British tour operator “Thomas Cook“ has brought some chaos and uncertainty among the travelers community and tourism companies. To reassure our clients, partners and investors we want to highlight that “Thomas Cook“ is not AB “Novaturas“ partner.
05 September
Let’s be responsible: Baltic Sea seals need your help
Every year an increasing number of injured birds and seals that have suffered from human activities are found along the coast of Baltic Sea. As well as more than 20 stray and exhausted seals pups. Affected animals are being treated at the Lithuanian sea museum, even though there are no specialized facilities for their treatment and rehabilitation. Tour operator “Novaturas” is starting a partnership with the Lithuanian sea museum and is launching a fundraising campaign to establish a modern Baltic sea animals rehabilitation center.
04 September
The launch of summer 2020 holiday season
The end of the summer brings out nostalgic thoughts about already experienced holidays and inspires to think about the upcoming ones. Holiday planning is exciting and challenging at the same time - how to spend less and have a none the less quality vacations? One of the most effective ways to do so – purchase next year‘s vacations during early bookings.
20 August
AB “Novaturas“ among the Lithuanian business leaders
This year Lithuanian business news portal „Verslo Žinios“ has introduced three Lithuanian business leaders ratings: “TOP 1000 Lithuanian companies“, “Lithuanian Business Leaders 500“ (LVL 500) and “Service Sector Leaders 2018“, where the biggest Lithuanian companies are ranked by certain criteria: business growth, operational efficiency, employee benefits, transparency, contribution to the development of the business community while sharing the expertise. AB “Novaturas“ is on all three leaderboards.
09 August
The launch of ticket sales to Tokyo Olympic games
If you wish to support LTeam members from the tribunes of the world’s most important sports event and at the same time visit the land of the rising sun, you should start planning your trip now. AB “Novaturas” launches ticket sales for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Monday (the 12th of August 2019).
31 July
Novaturas announces its half-year 2019 financial results: stable sales, profitability under pressure
During the first half of 2019, in the increasingly competitive market environment, Novaturas Group managed to attract 1.9% more customers and increase its revenue by 3.8% compared to the first half of the previous year. However, the oversupply on the market, which has been lingering since 2018, affected the profitability of the Group, as well as the entire sector’s.
30 April
Novaturas announces its Q1 2019 financial results
Novaturas Group recorded a 9.2% y/y growth in the number of clients served during the first quarter of 2019, strengthening its position as the leading tour operator in the Baltic states. In the increasingly competitive market environment, the Group managed to increase its revenue by 11.5% compared to the first quarter of the previous year.
28 February
Novaturas Group with special prize from Warsaw Stock Exchange
The Warsaw Stock Exchange awarded Novaturas Group a special prize for last year’s dual-listing on the stock exchanges in Warsaw and Vilnius. The award was presented to Novaturas CEO Audronė Keinytė during the 2018 Stock Market Review Gala on 26 February 2019.
20 February
Novaturas Group records sound financial results for 2018 despite challenging market conditions
Novaturas Group’s revenue for 2018 reached almost EUR 182 million and was 29% higher than in 2017. Last year’s EBITDA amounted to EUR 8 million, compared to EUR 10.6 million a year earlier, and the consolidated net profit stood at EUR 5.4 million vs. EUR 8.2 million in 2017. The Group’s profitability was affected by abnormal weather conditions in all Baltic countries during the summer season and additional costs incurred in Q4 2018 related to the replacement of troubled Small Planet Airlines as the Group’s aviation partner in Lithuania.
06 February
Stock exchange event of the year – the debut of “Novaturas”
This week Nasdaq has announced the winners of the “Nasdaq Baltic Awards 2019“. For the first time stakeholders were also honored for their contributions to the sustainable growth of the Baltic capital markets. The largest tour operator in the Baltics, “Novaturas”, has been awarded for its debut in the Baltic Main market in Lithuania.
07 December
The easiest way to get your dream vacation
A journey is probably the best gift for any occasion all year round. Therefore, as the most important holidays of the year are approaching, “Novaturas”, a leading tour operator in the Baltics, made sure that dream vacation gift would be easily accessible to everyone. The company started working with the largest ticket distributor in the country "". Fro
28 November
“Novaturas“ implements plan "B" - scheduled flights will be executed as planned
Based on the information published by the competent civil aviation authorities, charter flights company „Small Planet Airlines“ proved to be unable to fulfill its contractual obligations, therefore AB „Novaturas“ is forced to use the plan "B".
27 November
“Novaturas” – Authorised Ticket Reseller (ATR) for Tokyo Olympic games
This week the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee (LNOC) and tour operator “Novaturas” has signed agreement, having become an official Olympic carrier of the Lithuanian delegation and fans.
07 November
Novaturas Group: 30% revenue growth and 32% customer growth in first three quarters of 2018, profitability influenced by weather conditions
Novaturas, the largest tour operator in the Baltics, listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and Nasdaq in Vilnius, increased its consolidated revenue from sales in the first nine months of 2018 by 30% y/y to EUR 140.2 million. During this period, the Group served 243.6 thousand customers, up by 32% on the previous year and more than in the entire 2017 (233.5 thousand customers).
08 August
Novaturas recorded 36% EBITDA growth in the first half of 2018
Novaturas Group, traded on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq in Vilnius since March this year, recorded 43% y/y growth in revenue in the first half of 2018, to EUR 80.2 million, strengthening its position as the largest tour operator in the Baltic countries. The Group’s EBITDA after this year’s first six months reached nearly EUR 5.9 million, up by almost 36% on the preceding year, while net profit came in at EUR 4.4 million, denoting 24% growth from the same period of 2017.
16 July
Novaturas recorded revenue growth by 43% y/y in H1 2018
Novaturas, the largest tour operator in the Baltics, with shares traded on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and Nasdaq in Vilnius since March this year, recorded 43% y/y revenue growth in the first half of 2018 to EUR 80.2 million. From the beginning of the year, Novaturas Group handled a total of 134.5 thousand clients, denoting 42% growth in comparison with the same period last year.
27 June
Ventura Awards Gala: two awards for Novaturas
Enterprise Investors - the largest shareholder of Novaturas, the leading tour operator in the Baltics, has awarded the company as the Most Dynamic Company in Enterprise Investors’ portfolio, while Linas Aldonis, Novaturas’ CEO and chairman of the management board, has been recognized as The Manager of the Year.
09 May
Novaturas dynamically increases sales and improves profitability
Novaturas, the largest tour operator in the Baltic states, listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Vilnius since March this year, recorded 49% y/y growth in sales in the first quarter of 2018. The Group’s EBITDA reached EUR 1.3 million and net profit was over EUR 0.9 million, denoting in both instances growth by several times from the same period last year.
20 March
Novaturas to debut on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Vilnius on 21 March 2018
Novaturas, the largest tour operator in the Baltic countries, will be dual-listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Vilnius, starting from 21 March 2018.
08 March
The share price in the Novaturas initial public offering set at EUR 10.5
The Company’s capitalization according to the final share price in the IPO will reach EUR 82.0 million (approx. PLN 344.5 million).
07 March
Novaturas increases its summer programme
Novaturas, the largest tour operator in the Baltic countries, has decided to further increase its 2018 summer programme, i.e. by 30% compared to last year’s summer programme.
26 February
Novaturas publishes prospectus and begins initial public offering
Novaturas, the largest tour operator in the Baltic countries, has published a prospectus prepared in connection with its initial public offering and intention to apply for the admission and introduction of its shares to trade on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and on Nasdaq Vilnius.
23 February
Novaturas prospectus approved
The Bank of Lithuania on 23 February 2018 approved the prospectus of Novaturas, the largest tour operator in the Baltic countries, the shareholders of which intend to conduct a public offering and list its shares on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Vilnius. The approved document has been notified to the Polish Financial Supervision Authority and to the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority. The Company plans to publish its prospectus on 26 February 2018.
14 February
12 January
Novaturas reports record-high early bookings for the summer season
Increased popularity of travel creates an impression, that many Baltic States citizens celebrated New Year’s Eve resting after a travel, traveling or planning a new trip. Novaturas, the largest tour operator in the Baltics which plans to debut on stock exchanges in Warsaw and Vilnius in 2018, has noticed record-breaking customer activity compared to the previous year's results. Early-bookings for the upcoming summer season have almost doubled.

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