Apr
25
2019

Tatonka And Recco Announce Partnership To Expand Searchability In The Outdoors

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The new partnership with the renowned German outdoor equipment brand will expand the RECCO network and integrate RECCO technology into Tatonka backpacks, jackets, and pants. The first products featuring RECCO reflectors are three backpack models designed for a variety of uses in winter and summer environments. - SKILL 30 RECCO.

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Apr
24
2019

11th International Report on Mountain & Snow Tourism Published

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The 11th edition of the worldwide ski industry’s most respected report on the state of the ski business around the planet has been published. The 11th International Report on Mountain & Snow Tourism, which is compiled  each year by the Geneva-based consultant and ski business expert Laurent Vanat, gives an.

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Apr
23
2019

Green Electricity from Snowfall

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Researchers at UCLA have engineered a device that can generate electricity from falling snow. Christened a “snow-based triboelectric nanogenerator” or snow TENG for short, it works by taking advantage of the fact that snow is positively charged and the silicone the device uses is negatively charged. When the falling snow.

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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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