On The Beach (LSE: OTB) is a UK-based travel retailer specialising in affordable short-haul beach holidays to Europe. The firm has a popular business model as it enables customers to cobble together the various components of their trip to build custom-made holidays. Customers can choose from thousands of flight, hotel and transfer options. The company's market share of the UK online short-haul beach holiday market is around 17%.
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Mediclinic International (LSE: MDC) owns and operates hospitals and medical facilities around the world. Its stock has fallen amid concern over trouble in the United Arab Emirates and weaker patient growth in Switzerland. In the Middle East revenue fell 8% in the year to April. Business was hampered by regulatory changes and the departure of 157Abu Dhabi doctors ahead of the group's merger with Al Noor Hospitals.
Alice grew up in Stockholm and studied at the University of the Arts London, where she gained a first-class BA in Journalism. She has written for several publications in Stockholm and London, and joined MoneyWeek in 2017.
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