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Slow-Snow Zones for La Dolce Vita in Cortina d’Ampezzo

First it was slow-food….and now the latest trend on the slopes is slow-snow. Well, slow skiing anyway. Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of the first resorts in Europe to designate an area for relaxed, chilled-out skiing as part of the slow-life movement. It’s all about taking things a bit easier and actually appreciating the mountains, stopping […]

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Crystal Ski staff helps local residents

Age UK Richmond and Crystal Ski help local residents makeover their overgrown gardens. Staff volunteers from Crystal Ski joined forces with Age UK Richmond to help two local residents tidy their overgrown gardens. Susan Hollins, Volunteer Co-ordinator from Age UK Richmond said: “Giving time to support older people is hugely rewarding. We are so grateful […]

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Crystal Ski won Best Ski Tour Operator Award

Crystal Ski won Best Ski Tour Operator at the recent TTA/Worldchoice Conference 2011 at the PortAventura theme park in Salou, Spain. Susan Allan, Area Sales Manager Scotland & North East Specialist Holidays Group collected the award on behalf of Crystal Ski. Established in 1976, Worldchoice has a long history of supporting the independent travel agent. […]

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Girls go down for DSUK …

Seven girls from TUI Travel are taking on a skydive with the Red Devils next month to raise funds for Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK). Amy Fletcher, Kerry Faulkner, Haley Cutts, Tracey Goughan, Charlotte Woods, Joanna Green, Shelley Tasker who work within the Specialist Holidays Group of TUI Travel PLC, home of Crystal Ski, Thomson Lakes, […]

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Crystal finest adds 17 new hotels and seven new ski resorts (some with the ‘Greatest Snow on Earth’)

This season, Crystal finest once more expands its programme by adding seven new resorts, 17 new luxury hotels and apartments as well as three premier chalets. The new resorts in Austria are: Alpendorf in the extensive Salzburger Sportwelt with over 280km of piste; Obertauern, Austria’s only purpose-built resort in the Salzburgland province and Sölden which […]

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Ischgl’s five month long winter ski season will be launched on Saturday 26 November with an open air evening concert by pop duo Roxette, it was announced today. The Austrian village has a reputation for marking the ski season opening and closing weekends with a high energy rock concert featuring international stars. The pop duo […]

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What’s HOT this Winter – Crystal Ski 2011/12

 UK’s Number 1 Ski Specialist offers winter sports holidays to:  3 continents, 13 countries  148 resorts  Departures from 19 UK airports, two stations and numerous ferry points  NEW for 2011/12  RUSSIA  FINLAND (Lapland) WIDER CHOICE  16 new resorts  15 more flight routes  Six new chalets  Over 80 new hotels  INCREASED CUSTOMER VALUE  A week self […]

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Привет! Crystal goes to Russia

Crystal Ski is launching its 2011/12 brochure today with winter sports holidays to three continents, 13 countries and 148 ski resorts. New in this winter’s brochure are holidays to Sochi in Russia, the venue for the Winter Olympic Games 2014 as well as two resorts in Finland, eight new resorts in Austria, three in Italy […]

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Summer ACTIVITY news from the Austrian Tirol

Hike in Tirol Saab Harakiri Mountain Run – Mayrhofen 31 July The top of the Penken mountain is a 10 minute cable car ride. For participants of the Harakiri Mountain Run, the challenge is the 1.170 m altitude difference, 10.4km and at its steepest, a 71% incline. This mountain running event, taking place for the […]

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Crystal Ski launches ‘Adaptive’: ski holidays for the disabled

Crystal Ski is passionate about working with Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) and since spring 2009 has raised more than £60,000 for the charity. Last season 22 Crystal Ski managers gave a week of their time to travel to resorts and help DSUK give disabled skiers and boarders the chance to experience a winter sports holiday. […]

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