Press releases for 2011

A Christmas Treat from Crystal

Christmas has come early to all Crystal Summer holiday bookers: book by 31 January 2012 and receive £100 discount per booking, valid for all destinations, all flights and all durations.  Crystal Summer’s collection of holidays takes you from the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean to the peaks of the Alps; from stunning lakeside villages of [...]

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Winter Sports Checklist

Be Safe on the Slopes Planning a winter ski or snowboarding holiday? Don’t miss out on the fun – avoid injury and expensive medical costs by following our checklist. Before You Go Travel insurance Make sure your insurance covers the activities you want to do. Medical costs can be very expensive if you get injured: [...]

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Crystal Ski Santas in aid of DSUK

Last Saturday, over 1600 Santas run ‘en masse’ around Battersea Park including Crystal Ski employees Elizabeth Weathers, Suzie Nott, James Harrison and Vladimir Davidovic – see attached images. The Original London Santa Run is an annual 6k fun run organised by charity Disability Snowsport UK. The event started at 10am and participants were running, walking [...]

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Crystal Ski launches 2012/13 winter offers

 There have been increasingly heavy snowfalls in Western North America over the past few weeks, with Whistler reporting a metre of fresh snow in the past seven days and most other resorts on the western side of the continent reporting healthy snowfalls too. In Europe, snowfall is expected towards the weekend, many resorts are opening [...]

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Post Office Travel Money Family Ski Resort Report

Kids ski free deals and price discounts offered by hard-pressed ski resorts in Europe and North America have sent the cost of family skiing sliding downhill – according to the annual Post Office Travel Money Family Ski Resort Report. With sterling holding its 2010 value this year¹ for most ski destinations, resort equipment and living [...]

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Crystal runner-up at The Sunday Times Travel Magazine readers’ award

Crystal was runner-up at The Sunday Times Travel Magazine annual readers’ award at this year’s ceremony held at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London on November 28. Winner of the Specialist tour operator sector was Journey Latin America. Thank you to the readers who voted for us. The full details of all the awards [...]

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Crystal Summer introduces 19 new beach destinations

Crystal redefine their summer holidays  Following extensive customer research, Crystal Holidays decided to redefine their summer proposition with the objective of creating holidays that are designed to attract a wider audience of holidaymakers.   The new brochure, launched today, reflects this review and offers 19 new beach destinations in Greece, Croatia, Spain, Portugal and Italy, an expanded [...]

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British Travel Awards – Thomson Ski and Crystal Ski wins Gold AND Silver

BRITISH TRAVEL AWARDS 2011 REVEAL THE VERY BEST TRAVEL COMPANIES The 2011 BRITISH TRAVEL AWARDS, which took place last night (2 November), celebrated a line up of winning travel companies as voted for by the British public. This year more than 700,00 votes were cast – three times more than last year – making The [...]

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Telegraph Travel Awards 2011 – Crystal Ski wins Favourite Ski Company

23,000 Telegraph readers responded about their favourite travel companies. Last night, those companies were awarded at a ceremony at the St Pancras Renaissance hotel in London. Cathryn Healy and Tess Bedard received the award on behalf of Crystal Ski. Read the full list of winners here. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/8849845/Telegraph-Travel-Awards-2011-the-winners.html

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Kilimanjaro ladies take on the Peak District

Richard Sills, Crystal Ski Product Manager, France & Switzerland, spend a rainy weekend training seven ladies to get closer to their goal in aid of the charity TACT. See below his story and attached some images.  Kilimanjaro ladies take on the Peak District In February 2012 seven brave ladies will be setting off to climb [...]

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