Turkey and Goa expert Jewel within the Crown Vacations has today ceased buying and selling and gone into liquidation. Based totally in Crawley, which has been trading for 29 years, the agency had an annual capacity of 18,000 passengers to Turkey.

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The company said in an announcement: “It’s miles with exceptional remorse that we have to suggest that Jewel in the Crown Vacations Ltd (www.Jewelholidays.Com) is ceasing to trade on Friday, April 1.

“The business to Turkey has been challenging for the last years. We had hoped that Turkey’s political scenario could improve; however, regrettably, this has now not come about.

“We will confirm that there are currently no passengers remote places. “The administrators of Jewel in the Crown Holidays (also buying and selling as Jewel of Turkey and Jewel of Goa) would really like to apologize to each our United kingdom and distant places staff, our loyal clients, our Uk tour sellers, our hoteliers and our remote places retailers, and thank them for all their assist.

“There are some forward bookings for summer 2016; however, regrettably, these Vacations can not be honored by the corporation as the latest negotiations with flight suppliers have not been successful.” Customers or retailers preserving bookings can post a claim for monies paid to both ATOL (reference 3906) or their credit card vendors (if relevant).

For besides, statistics in respect of ATOL claims visit caa. Co.United kingdom/ATOL-safety. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) stated travel dealers who keep bookings with Jewel inside the Crown Holidays are advised now not to refund purchasers with any monies they’re presently keeping. Travel dealers may be contacted using the CAA, in my view, with unique commands for these bookings.

The CAA was introduced. It’s far working on collating records and will publish a claim form for ATOL included clients.