Press releases for 2013

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Crystal Ski launches winter programme for 2014/15

GET TO THE MOUNTAIN FOR LESS Great savings for early bookers Crystal Ski Holidays is launching today the winter programme for 2014/15 with holidays to over 130 resorts in 13 countries, departures from 23 UK airports, St Pancras and Ashford rails stations as well as numerous ferry points. Three new chalets have been added to [...]

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Win a holiday and take part in the Christian O’Connell breakfast show live from the Swiss Alps

Christian O’Connell, award winning DJ at Absolute Radio, the ‘voice that gets millions of people out of bed every morning’, will be broadcasting his breakfast show live, on location, from the Swiss ski slopes on December 6 and 9. He and his team will be joined by five listeners and their partners who have won [...]

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Next big event in the calendar? The Ski Fest 2014, 22-29 March

First heavy snowfall in the north of the British Isles today reminds us that winter is most definitely on the way and the forecasters predicting more snow fall in the Alps in the coming week. The Pyrenees also had quite the downfall of the lovely white stuff and the ski resorts in North America are [...]

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Crystal Ski Holidays Announces New Managing Director

In January 2014, Tamsin Todd, will join Crystal Ski Holidays as Managing Director. Tamsin will report directly to Simon Cross who has become the President of TUI Ski and Marine. Simon has been Managing Director at Crystal Ski for three years and will continue to report to Mathew Prior, Managing Director of Specialist Holidays Group, [...]

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Crystal Ski wins SPAA Best Winter Sports Operator 2013 Award

Crystal Holidays won Best Winter Sports Operator Award at this year’s Scottish Passengers Agents Association Annual Awards 2013. The annual awards ceremony this year was held on Thursday 7 November at the Glasgow Thistle and Jimmy Martin, president of SPAA, presented the Award to Susan Allan, Trade Sales and National Account Manager Crystal Ski Holidays. [...]

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Glitzy lakes, sun-baked hills and elegant cities in Europe with Crystal Summer Holidays

The new Crystal Summer 2014 brochure, launched today, offers holidays to eight European countries where holidaymakers can soak up the culture and history, enjoy locally produced wines from a nearby vineyard along with traditional, authentic food, and if they’re after a bit of activities, then there are glitzy lakes and sun-baked hills waiting to be [...]

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Crystal Ski wins Best Ski Operator at 2013 British Travel Awards

Crystal Ski has been announced as the winner of Best Overall Ski & Wintersports Operator at the prestigious 2013 British Travel Awards. The announcement was made on 31 October at a glamorous Halloween Night Gala Awards Dinner, held at Battersea Evolution in London and attended by close to a thousand travel industry people. Crystal Ski [...]

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Do you enjoy travelling fast? How about 186miles per hour …

Admittedly, a plane’s speed is higher, but on a train you can travel in comfort, your equipment is free, and, if you travel on Friday night out and Saturday night back, you get eight days of skiing instead of six. Crystal Ski offers ski holidays by train not just at the same prices as flight [...]

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