Mar
01
2019

Crans-Montana awarded the Family Destination label for 2019-2021

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Different stakeholders within the resort of Crans-Montana, Switzerland, have worked together side by side in order to renew the ‘Family Destination’ label for 2019-2021. The renewal of this certification confirms Crans-Montana’s desire to guarantee and promote a particularly special welcome for families. The destination easily met the numerous conditions required…

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Jan
12
2019

New Ski Travel Agency Launched offering holidays to France, Canada and Andorra

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A new specialist ski travel agency has been launched offering holidays through some of the major tour operators to France, Canada and Andorra. Destination Ski has been launched by the team behind the well-established Andorra Resorts brand.  Established in 2008, they currently assist over 7,000 customers to book their ski…

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Jan
10
2019

Skier Numbers Up in Switzerland

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Swiss ski resorts are reporting numbers up overall for the peak Christmas/New Year period. Despite reporting the third warmest Autumn in Switzerland ever, snow in December built up bases on higher slopes to provide good cover ahead of the main season start.  Subsequently weather conditions have stated relatively benign with,…

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Dec
12
2018

News from Chambéry Savoie Mont Blanc Airport

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Ski resorts are opening and Chambéry Savoie Mont Blanc airport is ready to welcome its first passengers for the ski season. From 15 December 2018, skiers can fly direct to the heart of the French Alps from 8 airports in the UK, with two airlines: British Airways and Flybe. British…

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Nov
14
2018

Remote Heliski Lodge Due To Open in Swedish Arctic

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A new remote mountain lodge is set to open next March in the Swedish Arctic Circle, close to the famous resort of Riksgränsen. The 14 room Niehku Mountain Villa located 200km inside the Arctic Circle on the Sweden/Norway border and 90 minutes by road from the northern Swedish City of…

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Oct
12
2018

Firefly Collection Appoints White Tiger PR

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London-based, all-director agency White Tiger PR has been appointed with immediate effect by Firefly Collection, a portfolio of exclusive ski chalets and luxury villas around the world. The travel and lifestyle agency will position Firefly Collection ready for winter season in addition to securing long-lead opportunities for the spring and summer 2019.   Firefly…

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Oct
03
2018

Kazakhstan Plans “7-10 Ski Resorts” With Some Linked By Gondolas

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Kazakhstan may become a leading player in ski tourism in the 2020s if the governments plans to expand the country’s ski area network and link some resorts by gondola lifts comes to fruition. Minister of Culture and Sport Arystanbek Mukhamediuly, has announced plans to inter-connect the country’s existing mountain resorts…

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Sep
25
2018

News from Chambéry Savoie Mont Blanc Airport

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After another successful season last winter, Chambéry Savoie Mont Blanc Airport is pleased to announce its new programme from the UK for the winter season 2018-19. There are direct flights to Chambéry Savoie Mont Blanc airport from 8 airports in the UK, with two airlines: British Airways and Flybe. British…

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Sep
19
2018

International Guests Not Dropping Japanese Ski Trip Plans Following Earthquake

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The Japan times has reported that there have been no reported cancellations of international guests aiming to come and ski on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido following a major earthquake earlier this month. This is in marked contrast to the number of domestic cancellations for autumn visits which have reached…

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Sep
19
2018

New intelligent way to buy or rent property in the Alps launches for this winter

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A brand-new concept, Alpine Property intelligence – has launched for the 2018-19 winter sports season that offers buyers interested in purchasing an Alpine property a way to view listings with a wide choice of agents across the Alps. Rental operators also have the chance to list properties alongside those for sale, creating…

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