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Swiss Ski Property to Remain Popular with Safe-Haven Buyers

Even though other European economies are struggling with the current economic crisis, Switzerland looks set to come through this phase relatively unscathed. This is due to a number of factors, as its economy has continued to expand for 12 consecutive quarters, and its unemployment rate is just 2.7% compared to...

Posted on 15 September 2012

5 Super Green Eco Ski Resorts 2012

Many people wonder how they can combine a sustainable lifestyle while still enjoy a passion like skiing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ski resorts that have contemplated the same thing. As well they should since ski resorts stand to lose a lot from global warming. Here are the top 5...

Posted on 14 September 2012

4 Amazing Ski Runs for Advanced Skiers 2013

If you are an advanced skier and are looking for more challenging ski runs, there are a number of resorts that offer runs for higher skill levels. Here are four amazing ski runs and resorts for the more advanced skier in 2013. 1. Chamonix in the Mont Blanc Valley If...

Posted on 14 September 2012

French Alps Has a Lot More to Offer than Just Skiing

Although the French Alps are inextricably linked with winter sports and holidays, things are definitely changing. Since the global financial crisis there has been a 26% drop in ski tourism that has resulted in the region diversifying in order to survive. Nowadays the French Alps is concentrating on becoming a...

Posted on 08 September 2012

Canadian Ski Resort Upgrades Set to Make Property More Appealing

The Canadian ski resorts of Banff, Lake Louise, Mount Norquay and the Sunshine Village are set to receive some upgrades for the upcoming ski season. In particular Mount Norquay is set to see some big changes, including an improved Spirit Chair which should allow greater access to terrain, especially for...

Posted on 31 August 2012

Holiday Club Offers Alternatives for Alpine Home Owners

People who own Alpine properties in Switzerland and France are being advised to look for alternative ways to use their second homes. This would help them avoid higher tax charges brought in through new legislation. One way forward is to use the services of a holiday club, and to simply...

Posted on 23 August 2012

Andermatt in the Swiss Alps Could Be A Lot More Than Just a Ski Resort

Andermatt is usually associated with skiing and winter sports but looks set to become a year round holiday destination as a new development is currently under construction. The development has been planned by Samih Sawiris of Osracom Hotels. He plans to introduce a mind-boggling number of new facilities for travellers...

Posted on 18 August 2012

French Ski Area Diversifies to Become Year Round Tourist Destination

A ski area in the French Alps is considering diversifying in order to cope with climate change, and if it decides to go ahead will focus its attention on low-impact alpine activities. The current mayor of Biot, Henri-Victor Tournier, wants to clear away the cable towers from the 1,230 m...

Posted on 10 August 2012

Now is the Time to Buy French Ski Property

I remember having real doubts about whether Sterling would ever regain its value against the Euro, but of course, that was before the EU sovereign debt crisis went supernova. At Sterling's low point a French property worth 100,000 Euros could be purchased with £95,000, right now that same property could...

Posted on 28 July 2012

New Ski Development Launched in Heart of the Swiss Alps

A brand-new ski development was recently launched right in the heart of the Swiss Alps in Grindelwald. It will include luxury one-bedroom apartments with 53 m² of space, as well as three-bedroom properties with 190 m² of space. All have fantastic views across the mountain and large balconies that are...

Posted on 21 July 2012

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