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New owners again for Flexiski...

New owners again for Flexiski…

Flexiski has changed hands again as it has been acquired by Hotelplan, owners of Inghams and Ski Total. Acquired by First Choice In 2000, First Choice bought the company for just under £1m from the original founder Neil Manuel. Flexiski was founded in 1988 and operated at first in Chatel. By 1999/2000, it was making...
Crystal Ski's 'Confessions' video nails how ski 'addicts' feel...

Crystal Ski’s ‘Confessions’ video nails how ski ‘addicts’ feel…

Just before half-term Crystal Ski released a new video that nails exactly how skiing and snowboard ‘addicts’ feel about their sport. “It’s been 285 days since my last ski trip…” Set in the style of an AA or NA meeting, ‘Confessions’ is perhaps the first SA (‘Snowlovers Anonymous’?) meeting. Funny, but not widely seen It’s...
17 UK Ski Market Insights from the Club Med 2018 Report

17 UK Ski Market Insights from the Club Med 2018 Report

A new Club Med survey ‘The Changing Landscape of the Ski Market’ suggests that ski holidays are holding up well, despite the uncertainty over Brexit. Here are 17 key facts we took from the report:   Brexit  84% of Brits still likely to go on a skiing or snowboarding holiday despite Brexit 34% said Brexit...
Seasonal Businesses in Travel warn of dangers of ‘Hard Brexit’

Seasonal Businesses in Travel warn of dangers of ‘Hard Brexit’

The organisation Seasonal Businesses in Travel, or SBIT, have been working hard to make sure their message gets out about the risk to British companies and jobs from Brexit. Their latest release, in August 2018, warns of a ‘looming crisis’ and the possible impact of a ‘No-deal’ or ‘Hard Brexit’ when Britain leaves the EU....
How a family of four can enjoy a ski holiday for just £246…

How a family of four can enjoy a ski holiday for just £246…

According to Erna Low, a family of four can enjoy a ski holiday for as little as £246. Admittedly, there are restrictions, the main being that you need to be able to travel in 1974. So, unless you have one of those clever Victorian police boxes, or another way of travelling through time, then sadly you’re...
Crystal Ski’s great new video aims to bring new skiers to the slopes

Crystal Ski’s great new video aims to bring new skiers to the slopes

We are big fans of the new video released by Crystal Ski Holidays this week. “Winter holidays. What’s the big deal, right?” is a tongue-in-cheek attempt to address some of the typical objections that non-skiers have to taking their first ski holiday. UK market has plateaued It’s no secret that the UK market has hit...