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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

British favourite: Val d’Isère

It’s a familiar tale of a once rustic, isolated farming community high in the French Alps that has transformed into an unrecognisable ski resort over the decades. But Val d’Isère’s story is slightly unique in that it has evolved into one of the world’s most famous ski resorts and bastion...

Posted on 18 December 2017

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

Family friendly Les Carroz

Perched on a plateau at an altitude of 1140 metres, Les Carroz is the most easily accessible of the five resorts in the Grand Massif ski area – Europe’s fifth largest. Its position in the heart of the Upper Savoy region of the northern Alps means this increasingly popular alpine...

Posted on 27 November 2017

What’s new in Alpe d’Huez?

Not content with being crowned Europe’s Best Ski Resort for 2017 by the Belgium based “European Best Destinations” organisation, Alpe d’Huez is putting the finishing touches to a series of new programmes designed to keep the resort ahead of the field for the foreseeable future. With less than two weeks...

Posted on 20 November 2017

Courchevel 2017/2018

Courchevel, home to 17 five-star hotels – not including three elusively-named “Palaces” – decadent chalets, designer boutiques and 11 Michelin stars across seven restaurants is about to get even better. But how do you improve on perfection we hear you cry? With the 2017/2018 ski season just around the corner...

Posted on 20 October 2017

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