Rapid Growth Sees Inn Style Shortlisted For The Suffolk Coastal Business & Community AwardsAugust 22, 2016
Inn Style, an IM-based travel-technology company, which provides online accommodation bookings systems, has been named as a finalist for the Business Growth Award in the Suffolk Coastal Business & Community Awards (SCBCA).
Commenting on news of shortlisting, Inn Style CEO, Adrian Melrose, says “I’m thrilled that Inn Style has received this accolade. It’s testament to the excellent team that we have and our supportive, expanding customer base, that the company has grown so quickly. We’ve always believed that our booking system would be an invaluable tool in an accommodation owner’s business. With consumers increasingly demanding the gratification of instant online booking, our growth figures demonstrate just how quickly property owners are seeing this and are adopting online tools”.
Inn Style began trading in January 2014 and has seen impressive growth in that short time. Launching the company with just a handful of clients, Inn Style’s user based has increased by 400% in the last 18 months, largely based in the UK but also attracting customers worldwide, including South Africa, North America, Mozambique, France and Ecuador.
Revenues have grown by an impressive 1,634% during the period January 2015 – June 2016. Inn Style processes secure credit and debit card transactions in excess of £600,000 every month on behalf of property owners. That figure is projected to exceed £1 million per month by the end of 2016.
Since the booking system was launched, until July 2016, Inn Style has processed confirmed bookings for a total of 425,312 room nights – that’s over 1,165 years !
Designed primarily for individual accommodation owners, the Inn Style booking platform has been developed to also enable Destination Management Organisations and Tourism Associations encourage direct bookings for their members and ensure that tourism revenue remains within the local economy.