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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Sep
25
2018

Club Med Brings ESF to China and Plans New resorts at 2018 and 2022 Olympic Venues

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The Chinese-owned formerly French business Club Med has announced plans to roll out French Ecole du Ski Francais (ESF) ski school teaching techniques across it’s growing portfolio of resorts in Asia. The group has also announced its intention to build ski resorts at the host locations of the recent 2018.

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Sep
25
2018

Swedish Ski Areas Report Best Business Ever

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Income from lift pass sales in Sweden last winter was the most ever recorded and the growth in sales was also the biggest for at least a decade, according to stats from the Country’s Ski Areas Association SLAO. The country’s ski areas made 1.7 billion Swedish kronor (€162 million) in.

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Sep
25
2018

Compagnie des Alpes See Profits Rise

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The Compagnie des Alpes group which runs many of the leading ski resorts in France has reported a rise in profits. Pre tax income rose 6.7 percent to 169.8 million euros over the period covering the ski season from November 1st to March 31. The company had previously been the subject of speculation.

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Sep
25
2018

Bollé is looking to ‘revolutionise vision on snow’

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Bollé is looking to 'revolutionise vision on snow', and the brand-new ski/snowboard goggles include PHANTOM lens technology, which provides optical clarity, photochromic performance, enhanced visibility and stability. It's the most advanced lens with filters that adapt to any light condition, reducing the distracting glare and enhancing contrast. Bollé has also introduced an exciting new helmet that encompasses MIPS (Multi-Directional.

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Sep
24
2018

Super-Exclusive Private Ski Resort Launches in Colorado

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A new ski area will begin operating in Colorado this winter for a very small group of multi-millionaire investors. The Cimarron Mountain Club will accept only 13 families who will be able to access the 1,750 acre ski area in the northern San Juan mountains by snowcat to access their.

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Sep
21
2018

Massive £370m Upgrade Announced for Switzerland’s Jungfrau Region

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Work is reported to be underway on a huge upgrade to the rail and lift network in Switzerland’s iconic Jungfrau region, location of the classic ski resorts of Murren, Grindelwald and Wengen. 470 million Swiss Francs (about £370m) is being invested in the upgrades which are due to be completed.

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