- Minoan Group made an loss before tax for the six months ended 30 April 2015 of £759,000.

The loss for the same period in the previous financial year was £694,000. £594,000.

The company said that the underlying performance of the Group's travel division has continued to improve.

Its chairman, Christopher Egleton, said: "The Group has seen improved growth in the first half, with the travel division benefitting from the strength of the pound and the UK's continuing economic recovery.

"Trading remains strong with the business in robust shape to move forward over the rest of this year and management continue to examine earnings enhancing strategic acquisitions to further improve the travel and leisure division's performance."

He added: "Given the positive performance over the past six months, the Group looks forward to building on the progress made, delivering further improvements in trading performance and increasing shareholder value over the rest of this year."

At 8:10am: [LON:MIN] Minoan Group PLC share price was +0.26p at 9.63p

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