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Popular Places to Ski in France : A Beginner guide to Mountain Resorts

Look at a map of France and that large area curling around Switzerland and Italy can get a little confusing, since the French government reorganised its regions and created 13 vast metropolitan areas from the previous 22. The great news is that the intricacies of French regional politics do not...

Posted on 19 April 2019

British Skiers in Europe Prefer France says Club Med

Results of a survey conducted by holiday company Club Med say British skiers in Europe prefer France as an ideal holiday destination. The annual ski report explores changing dynamics in the snowboarding and skiing holiday industry. Out of 1000 people surveyed online about their skiing habits, 28% had chosen France...

Posted on 11 January 2019

Best Ski Resorts in the World as Voted by Daily Telegraph Readers

The Daily Telegraph has released their list of the best ski resorts in the world as rated by reader views and regular skiers won’t be surprised to see many French alpine towns making the cut. Attracting thousands of annual visitors, the French Alps are home to many new and timeless...

Posted on 05 January 2019

Weather Forecasts Predict A White Alpine Christmas

Ski resorts across the Alps are basking in glory after considerable snowfall has verified a white Christmas will happen. Until last week, many areas lacked snow, with lower mountain regions still looking green. Up to 140 cm has been recorded in some resorts, and the Daily Telegraph reports that only...

Posted on 15 December 2018

Safety Advice for Skiing Holidays: On and Off the Slopes

Knowing the safety advice for a skiing holiday is of utmost importance, for both experienced and novice skiers. Even experienced skiers have accidents if they steer away from time-honoured advice or get caught off guard. Official information is priceless, and this is where the Ski Federation, UK Ski Club and...

Posted on 11 December 2018

Swindon Ski Centre Set to Open in 2020

The Daily Telegraph reports that recently approved plans will make the Swindon Ski Centre, opening in 2020, one of the UK’s largest indoor snow slopes. The project, headed by the already famous Snow Centre will be built within the existing North Star Village, and when complete will offer 500,000 square...

Posted on 05 December 2018

ABTA asks Skiers to Check Their Winter Sports Travel Insurance

As resorts around the world enjoy the skiing season, ABTA has released their annual warning about ski travel insurance. An article on their website says 2.5 million Brits that go skiing aren’t aware that the terms and conditions of their insurance do not cover them on the slopes. Extreme Sports...

Posted on 25 November 2018

World’s Largest Indoor Ski Resort Will Open in Shanghai

In 2015, Beijing won a bid to host the 2022 winter Olympic games, and since then, China has embraced snow sports with open arms. Such is their vast popularity, Shanghai will become home of the world’s largest indoor ski resort, overtaking the current one in Harbin. Once operational, over 3.3...

Posted on 09 November 2018

Is it downhill for the ski industry?

The 2017/2018 ski season is upon us and the Winter Olympics are a mere nine weeks away. So how is the ski industry performing as we enter the beginning of a busy few months for the sport? Despite shedding its reputation for being the preserve of the rich and famous,...

Posted on 05 December 2017

High-speed train travel to the French Alps

If you’re back from your summer holiday, you’re probably turning your attention to your next trip to the French Alps. Skiers and snowboarders looking for hassle-free travel to the slopes will be pleased to hear that tickets are now on sale for the 2017/2018 season high-speed Eurostar service, from London...

Posted on 11 August 2017

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