Oct
05
2018

Zermatt Bergbahnen AG continues to ride a wave of success

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At its Annual General Meeting convened on Trockener Steg on 29 September 2018, Zermatt Bergbahnen AG is able to report another gratifying result and confirm last year’s record performance. Despite a difficult winter, the result was slightly up on last year’s record figures. Sales in fiscal 2017/18 totalled CHF 69.6.

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Oct
04
2018

Peak Retreats wins The Times Travel Editor’s Award 2018

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Peak Retreats (www.peakretreats.co.uk; 023 9283 9310) was announced as the winner of The Times Travel Editor’s Award 2018 on the evening of 20th September 2018 at The News UK Travel Awards ceremony near Johannesburg, South Africa. The annual The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sunday Times Travel Magazine Travel.

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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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Oct
02
2018

What’s New in Winter Park for Winter 2018/2019

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The 2018/19 winter season at Winter Park Resort promises to be a watershed moment in the history of the resort as well as the surrounding community with a host of exciting changes taking place. These additions will keep Winter Park among the top resorts in the world, preserving its storied.

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Oct
02
2018

Launch of the new SCHILTHORN 20XX cableway project

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Around 50 years after access to the Schilthorn – Piz Gloria was opened up by cable car, Schilthorn Cableway Ltd has presented the new project SCHILTHORN 20XX. The idea behind it is to replace the current cable car with a new aerial cableway. Based on the existing buildings and lines,.

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Oct
01
2018

Les Arcs “Thumbing Nose” at Brexit

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French ski resort les Arcs, which celebrates 50 years in business this winter and has long had a “special relationship” with British skiers, says it will be “thumbing our nose at Brexit” at a special celebration due to begin the day after so-called Brexit Day, 29th March 2019. The resort.

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Oct
01
2018

Verbier brings fresh Alpine air to Liverpool FC

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Verbier is partnering with Liverpool Football Club to promote itself more specifically in the European and British markets. Through its sponsorship of the Premier League club, which earned its place in the European Cup final, the Swiss ski resort will seek to increase brand visibility and position itself as the.

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Sep
28
2018

New Lift & Beginners’ Area in €10m Chamonix Spend

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The Compagnie du Mont-Blanc which operates the ski lifts and runs around Chamonix as well as many other leading French resorts has announced a €10m investment over the summer in upgrading the Plateau de Lognan at the resort’s Grands Montets ski area. The old Marmottons and Tabé chairlifts have been.

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Sep
27
2018

Tignes Postpones planned Opening This Weekend

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Tignes had been due to open the French 2018-19 ski season this weekend but now says it won’t be, and it isn’t sure when it will. The problem is another long hot summer has further depleted the resort’s Grand Motte glacier and current webcam images show exposed rock and ice.

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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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