Jan
15
2020

SkiBro grows to 150 resorts for winter 2020

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Online ski school, and ski guiding booking platform SkiBro has grown to 150 resorts for winter 2020, overhauling ski school offerings and partnering with top UK operators Having initially focused on private ski lesson bookings with independent instructors in France, SkiBro has overhauled its booking engine and scaled up its…

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Dec
31
2019

SkiStar Report Snowy start to Season But Profits Down

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Winter came early with both cold and snow at all destinations, enabling good snowmaking conditions and an early start to the season and ensuring that our resorts are in fantastic condition for the Christmas and New Year holidays reports SkiStar’s acting CEO Anders Örnulf. Profit after tax for the period…

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Dec
20
2019

Les Gets Appoints Ski Press to Look After its Media Relations

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French ski resort of Les Gets has appointed Ski Press to look after its media relations during the 2020 winter ski season. Alongside some key news releases throughout the season, there will also be opportunities for journalists to come and experience the resort that is located just over one hour…

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Nov
25
2019

Sugarbush Sold To Alterra Group To Protect Against Ski Business Trends and Climate Change

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Sugarbush Resort in Vermont is the latest to join one of the two big ski groups in the US, Alterra and Vail Resorts, in its case opting for Alterra. “For me, today is a bit like walking my daughter down the aisle at her wedding.  I have tears in my…

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Nov
24
2019

Swiss Hotel Group Announces It’s Climate Neutral

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The Swiss Tschuggen Hotel Group which runs a total of five properties including four and five star hotels in St. Moritz and Arosa has announced it has gone CO2 neutral by a combination of dramatically reducing the groups actual CO2 output and offsetting the CO2 emissions it still makes. In…

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Nov
24
2019

Ski Resort Buys Closed Ski Resort and Plans to Re-Open It

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A bankrupt West Virginia ski resort has been sold at auction and its new owners, another ski area, says they plan to re-open it the winter after this, 2020-21. Timberline Four Seasons Resort suddenly stopped operating mid-way through last ski season and then filed for bankruptcy protection. The auction was…

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Nov
07
2019

Mountain Capital Partners to Acquire Brian Head Resort

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James Coleman, managing partner of Mountain Capital Partners (MCP), today announced an acquisition agreement to manage and operate Brian Head Resort in Southern Utah. Mountain Capital Partners currently owns and operates seven ski and mountain bike resorts throughout the Southwest, including Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Brian Head is the second Utah-based…

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Oct
03
2019

SkiStar Reports “Excellent Last Winter Season, Great Optimism For Coming Season”

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SkiStar, Scandinavia’s leading ski resorts operator, managing Hemsedal, Trysil, Are and Salen among other ski areas in the region as well as st Johann in Tirol, has reported an excellent 18-19 financial year, and is looking forward to doing better still in 19-20, according to outdoing CEO Mats Årjes, who…

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Sep
28
2019

Zermatt’s Lift Company Posts Best Ever Results

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At the Annual General Meeting of 27 September 2019, Zermatt Bergbahnen AG was able to look back on the best financial year in the history of the company. Thanks to a highly successful summer in 2018 and an optimum 2018/19 winter season, the record sales of the previous year increased…

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Sep
26
2019

New SkiStar Advertising Campaign in London Commuter Hubs

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Two of Scandinavia’s most spectacular ski resorts will be just two hours from London Heathrow with SAS from December 28th – and SkiStar is letting the capital know with an advertising campaign at London’s key rail and underground hubs. Scandinavian Mountains Airport in Sweden, right by the Norwegian border, will…

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