Stay safe on the slopes

Crystal Ski Holidays and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office promote safer skiing Every winter we read reports in the media of serious injuries and deaths of skiers and boarders which make snow-lovers concerned about the sport’s safety. For many years, the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), the Federation of Tour Operators (FTO) and its…

Ski resorts in Italy and Austria close the price gap on Eastern Europe as ski season gets underway

• Austria and Italy look good value for 2013 taking seven of top 12 places in the latest Post Office® Travel Money Ski Resort Report (www.postoffice.co.uk/skireport2013) • Bansko and Kranjska Gora remain cheapest but Livigno is challenging hard in third place • 13 per cent price fall helps Zermatt overtake Courchevel, St Anton and Wengen…