Reserve your ticket with Crystal Ski to Schladming, Austria and experience FIS Alpine Ski World Championships 2013

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Located in the heart of Austria, Schladming are preparing for the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships; this is the second time in history since 1982 that they will be hosts to one of the most talked about sporting events. From 4 – 17 February 2013, Schladming are expecting around 400,000 visitors to be a part of this much anticipated ski festival.

The 14 days of the Ski World Championships will see 650 athletes from 70 nations compete for 33 medals in eleven disciplines. There will be over 3000 media representatives who will be reporting from around the world on the events as they happen. On defining the vision of the organisational committee the Austrian Ski Association President, Prof. Peter Schröcksnadel stated “A Ski World Championship like never before”, setting the bar very, very high.

For decades Schladming has been a traditional winter sports destination and a venue for major sporting events making it the perfect location to stage the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships having over 50,000 avid ski fans arriving annually for the Schladming slalom night-race. The ski resort is at the altitude of 745m (2,444ft); 173kms of Piste in Dachstein Tauren (111kms connecting to Schladming), and the longest run is 7.7kms which can be accessed through one of their 81 lifts.

Crystal Ski, the UK’s number one ski operator has a selection of holiday packages allowing customers to visit Schladming and experience one or all 14 days of the world championships. Crystal Ski offers a week’s half board at the three-star Hotel Kirchenwirt from £535. The hotel is family run and has a central location, a la carte restaurant, house bar and café.

Spend a week’s stay in half board accommodation at the four-star Hotel Stadttor from £529. This family run hotel is located in a quiet but central location with a five minute walk to the Planai gondola, which will take you to an altitude of 1,830m. The hotel has a range of facilities including a sauna and infrared cabin, lounge area, games room and a bar.

Customers travelling with children may wish to book the four-star Sport Hotel Royer from £606 which is available for a week’s stay. The hotel facilities include a children’s playroom, fitness room, indoor pool, indoor tennis, pool table and two bars with weekly live music.

To book your ski holiday all packages include flights, transfers and accommodation, departing from 17 UK airports. To find out more information contact Crystal Ski on 0871 231 2256 or visit

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Marion Telsnig
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