Apr
10
2019

EU Wide Ski Instructor Standards Agreed

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The European Commission has said that a new common training test for ski instructors has been approved and is now undergoing a formal process of scrutiny by The European Parliament and Council. In theory there have been common standards across the EU under the single market for years, but in…

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Apr
09
2019

New Club Med Ski Resort To Open Near Beijing

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The giant Fosun corporation which owns a number of formerly European companies including Club Med has announced they will open a new ski resort near Beijing ahead of the city hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics. Club Med already operates two ski resorts in northeastern China in Heilongjiang’s Yabuli and Jilin’s…

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Apr
03
2019

Huski Spring Sale – Save up to 40% on April Food Deliveries New Savoyard Range and Open for Summer Business

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Huski (www.hu.ski) report a 300% increase in food delivery bookings this winter season compared to Winter 17/18 and enter the last few weeks of this season with some fresh NEW Savoyard produce available. In addition, for the last three weeks of the winter season Huski are offering up to 40%…

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Apr
03
2019

SASTEX – The Summer Alpine Sports Trade Exchange launches on May 2nd 2019

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SASTEX - The Summer Alpine Sports Trade Exchange, has been created in response to the growing demand for activity based holidays and to help the mountain industry better understand and shape their offerings to new markets. The one day event, taking place on Thursday May 2nd 2019 at The Snow…

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Mar
25
2019

Lufthansa Group appoints Black Diamond as retained agency in UK and Ireland

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Integrated communications agency, Black Diamond, has been appointed by the Lufthansa Group (LHG) to act as its retained public relations agency in the UK & Ireland, following a competitive pitch process. LHG comprises five airlines, including premium brands Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines; alongside Point-to-Point airlines; Brussels Airlines and Eurowings.…

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Mar
23
2019

SkiStar Skier Numbers up 1%, Sales up 11% to Record Levels

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Scandinavia’s largest ski resorts operator, SkiStar, reports sales are up 11% and skier visits up 1%, both to records levels, for the first half of this season. The company, which owns and operates ski resorts in Sälen, Åre, Vemdalen, and Hammarbybacken (Stockholm) in Sweden, Hemsedal and Trysil in Norway and…

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Mar
21
2019

The North Face Launches FUTURELIGHT™: The World’s Most Advanced Breathable-Waterproof Outerwear Technology

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ISPO 2019 sees The North Face unveil FUTURELIGHT™, a new breathable waterproof material set to revolutionize the future of technical fabrics. Developed using innovative Nanospinning technology and sustainable practices, it is the most advanced breathable-waterproof outerwear material available. “Right now, the expectation from a waterproof product is something loud, crunchy,…

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Mar
19
2019

Alterra Mountain Company Announces $181 Million In Capital Improvements Winter 2019/2020

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This year’s $181 million plan includes $32.3 million towards improved gondolas and lifts, a $27.1 million investment in innovation to offer customer-friendly technology, $8.3 million towards state-of-the-art snowmaking, $6.2 million dedicated to expanded dining experiences, $6.3 million in summer activity investments, and nearly $10 million in planning efforts to unlock…

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Mar
13
2019

UK Millennials will take and spend more on leisure trips during 2019 in spite of Brexit

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New research study Portrait of UK Travellers™ shows that Millennials will drive overall tourism growth for 2019 and have the most positive outlook on Brexit’s impact on travel Findings also reveal what influence children have on holiday decisions; which generation is most likely to travel overseas; and the impact of social media…

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Mar
10
2019

“Find Your WKD Side” at Snowboxx 2019

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WKD has announced that they will once again be sponsoring Snowboxx, Europe’s biggest snow festival. Back for a second year, as Official Partner, WKD will also be getting the festival’s legendary Après party started and bringing WKD blue to the mountains. After 6 sell-out years, Snowboxx will take place from…

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