Online ski travel firm in peak condition

Six years after founding Directski.com with financial backing from his father, Anthony Collins finds himself in the unusual position of holding ‘‘commercial discussions’’ with his family.

12th August, 2006

Six years after founding Directski.com with financial backing from his father, Anthony Collins finds himself in the unusual position of holding ‘‘commercial discussions’’ with his family.

Collins’ father Tony owns and runs travel firm Topflight and was happy to fund his son’s internet venture to the tune of €2 million in 2000.The firms have both collaborated and competed in the ski holiday market since then, but the cross-over has been...

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