Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 56 - Michael Wright, Riviera Tours

The travel entrepreneur is worth £90m.

by Philip Beresford

Burton-on-Trent-based Riviera Tours primarily operates excursions, river cruises and short breaks throughout the world. Founded in 1983, Riviera saw a sharp rise in profitability to £10.2m on £106.2m sales in 2013.. It is owned by Michael Wright and his family. 

Age: 58
Activity: Travel
Wealth: £90m
Latest turnover: £106m
Five-year rise in turnover: 125%
No. of employees: 84
Five-year rise in employment: 50%
Score: 158

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