Turkey specialist tour operator fails

Turkey and Goa expert Jewel within the Crown Vacations has today ceased buying and selling and gone into liquidation.

The agency, based totally in Crawley, which has been trading for 29 years, had an annual capacity of 18,000 passengers to Turkey.

The company said in a 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 was hoping that the political scenario in Turkey could improve however regrettably this has now not came 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 apologise 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 honoured by the corporation as 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 in addition statistics in respect of ATOL claims visit caa.Co.United kingdom/atol-safety.

The business enterprise is to go into liquidation and lenders can be notified in due route with the aid of the proposed liquidators whose contact info are Richard Keley and Andy Pear, BM Advisory, on 01293 41033 or data@bm-advisory.Com.

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 by means of the CAA in my view with unique commands for these bookings.

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