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26 Oct 2017

Win a copy of Where to Ski

Win a copy of Where to Ski

Where to Ski Austria is here, it’s real, and Editor Gill is at the Telegraph Ski & Snowboard show today (Friday, 27 October) selling and signing copies on the Inghams stand. If you can’t make it…

15 Oct 2017

Order your “Where to Ski Austria” now

Order your “Where to Ski Austria” now

Where to Ski in Austria, the first of a new series of ski resort guidebooks from the Where to Ski and Snowboard stable, will be published on Friday 27 October and is now available to pre-order at a discounted…

5 Sep 2017

New-look Where to Ski out in October

New-look Where to Ski out in October

Where to Ski is back! Last night, Monday 4 September, Editor Gill and Editor Watts hosted our annual launch in London — unveiling the first of a number of new, smaller guides to individual countries.…

26 Jun 2017

Powdair to Sion offers season pass

Powdair to Sion offers season pass

The new airline that will fly between regional UK airports and Sion in Valais, Switzerland, is offering season passes for frequent fliers. Powdair, which will take its first flight on 14 December 2017,…

5 May 2017

SWISS flights to Sion go on sale

SWISS flights to Sion go on sale

SWISS is offering flights from London to Sion again for part of the 2017/18 ski season. This February just gone, Swiss International Airlines operated a direct service during the February half term…

23 Nov 2016

Grab a White Week ski holiday bargain

Grab a White Week ski holiday bargain

It’s that time of year again — forget Black Friday, the idea has snowballed within the ski industry which is celebrating White Wednesday, White Friday and even White Week offers. Ski Famille is offering…

31 Oct 2016

Short skiing breaks

12 Oct 2016

Ski rail price comparison opens

Ski rail price comparison opens

Skiers can now compare train prices at a glance with a new price-checker resource on rail-ski website Snowcarbon. The price-checking tool, which goes live tomorrow (Thursday 13 October), will allow skiers…

22 Aug 2016

A change of direction for WTSS

A change of direction for WTSS

Normally, by this time of year we would have invited readers on our mailing list to consider buying the latest annual edition, to be published in early September. This year is different. After 21 years…

28 Jul 2016

Last chance to grab early booking offers

Last chance to grab early booking offers

Early booking offers on ski holidays across Europe and North America are running out soon. While skiers are worrying about the cost of Brexit, tour operators are offering a mass of incentives to ensure…

29 Jun 2016

Tour ops freeze ski prices post-Brexit

Tour ops freeze ski prices post-Brexit

Ski tour operators are speaking out to reassure customers that their prices will remain unchanged despite the recent economic and political volatility caused by the Brexit vote. Mountain Heaven provides…

16 Jun 2016

Book now for a fantastic ski deal

Book now for a fantastic ski deal

It might be nearly Summer Solstice but are you already starting to plan this season’s ski holiday? There’s no better time to book than right now with fantastic deals running for the next couple of…

3 May 2016

Readers take winning trip to La Plagne

Readers take winning trip to La Plagne

Where to Ski and Snowboard reader Keith Wild and his wife Alison have returned from a trip to La Plagne that they won for submitting a resort report for this year’s book. Mr Wild said despite having…

18 Feb 2016

Ski Total launches Easter revise weeks

Ski Total launches Easter revise weeks

Ski Total has launched an innovative “revise and ski” trip for families over Easter, offering revision sessions for children and teenagers in its chalets in Val d’Isère. The revision sessions are…

11 Feb 2016

Time to send your ski resort reports

Time to send your ski resort reports

With great snow conditions currently on offer in the Alps and US in time for half-term (read today’s snow report here), our thoughts start to turn to Where to Ski and Snowboard 2017 (yes, scary). Editor…

24 Dec 2015

Crystal launches celebrity skier quiz

Crystal launches celebrity skier quiz

Crystal Ski has launched a fun new online quiz “Which celebrity skier are you?” The news that Oprah Winfrey has just splashed out $14million on a new home in the Colorado ski resort of Telluride is…

27 Nov 2015

Black Friday hits the ski slopes

Black Friday hits the ski slopes

Like it or not, Britain is currently in the grip of Black Friday, which also means money off ski holidays this year. Alpine Weekends is offering Where to Ski and Snowboard readers an extra £50 off its…

11 Sep 2015

Our 21st anniversary edition is out!

Our 21st anniversary edition is out!

The wait is over! Where to Ski and Snowboard 2016 is out now. Our 21st birthday edition was launched on Monday, and on sale now here for £16.99. The “skiers bible” was launched in 1994 by Chris Gill…

7 Sep 2015

Skiing 20% cheaper than two years ago

Skiing 20% cheaper than two years ago

Skiing holidays are 20 per cent cheaper today than they were two years ago, according to Where to Ski and Snowboard 2016, which is launched today. A vital part of the “skiers bible” is its annually…

4 Sep 2015

New chapters added to WTSS 2016

New chapters added to WTSS 2016

Where to Ski and Snowboard 2016 is launched on Monday, 7 September. The skier’s bible, which continues to set the resort guide standard, celebrates its 21st birthday this year. The book was launched…

23 Jul 2015

Cut-price instructor guiding with Ski Club

Cut-price instructor guiding with Ski Club

The Ski Club of Great Britain will offer cut-price instructor-lead on and off-piste ski guiding in France this winter. The Ski Club was last winter forced to withdraw its popular Leading service following…

16 Apr 2015

Report for WTSS and win a ski holiday

Report for WTSS and win a ski holiday

We need your ski resort reports! We’re about to start updating Where to Ski and Snowboard for the next season, using information we have gathered, that sent to us by the tourist boards and tour operators…

5 Feb 2015

Verbier reduces prices to help skiers

Verbier reduces prices to help skiers

Businesses in Verbier have slashed up to 15% off their prices to help visitors struggling with the recent currency swing. In January, the Swiss National bank cancelled its fixed exchange rate policy, causing…

22 Dec 2014

Serious snow likely for the weekend

Serious snow likely for the weekend

With Christmas week upon us, the good news is that Santa might well bring us some snow. While there are great conditions in Scandinavia — heavy snow forced the closure of Fagernes airport in Norway last…

25 Nov 2014

Get a #skimakeover with Crystal

Get a #skimakeover with Crystal

Fancy a new outfit this season? One that no one else has? Crystal Ski holidays has teamed up with Avalanche to give three lucky skiers and snowboarders the chance to win a bespoke jacket for themselves…

12 Nov 2014

Luxury ski bookings soar this year

Luxury ski bookings soar this year

There’s more encouraging news this week for the British ski industry — 72% of luxury tour operators say bookings are up on this time last year. And, perhaps surprisingly, Brits remain the top consumers…

2 Nov 2014

Chat skiing with Editor Gill

Chat skiing with Editor Gill

It’s been dumping in the Rockies and rumour has it that another two metres of snow is forecast this week for the Alps — but have you decided where to go yet this winter? We hope you’ve been…

17 Oct 2014

Ski Amis celebrates 25 years

Ski Amis celebrates 25 years

French ski holiday operator Ski Amis is offering 25 per cent discounts on selected weeks and chalets over the season to celebrate 25 years in business. “It’s a once-in-a-lifetime chance to celebrate…

26 Sep 2014

Win a pair of ski show tickets with WTSS

Win a pair of ski show tickets with WTSS

The ski shows in London and Manchester are only one month away — and we have four pairs of tickets to each event worth £24 and £20 respectively to give away. The shows kick of 24 October in Manchester,…

24 Sep 2014

WTSS reader books his winning trip

WTSS reader books his winning trip

The winner of this year’s WTSS competition to win a free week in a Lagrange apartment has just booked his trip to La Toussiere, France. Jim Reed, 66, won a week’s stay in a Lagrange prestige apartment…

21 Sep 2014

Skiers are returning to Andorra

Skiers are returning to Andorra

Switzerland and Andorra are slowly but surely growing in popularity again, according to recent ski industry reports. In its 2014 consumer research, the Ski Club of Great Britain reported that customers…

19 Sep 2014

Ski holidays bookings busy for September

Ski holidays bookings busy for September

Tour operators say skiers and snowboarders are well into booking their holidays for this winter season. “We’ve been hugely busy in May, June and July,” said Nick Morgan of Le Ski, which offers catered…

12 Sep 2014

Park City will be biggest US ski resort

Park City will be biggest US ski resort

Vail Resorts have bought the Utah ski resort of Park City for a cool $182.5million (£112million), further strengthening the company’s grip on the US ski industry. Vail Resorts already owns the lease…

9 Sep 2014

20th anniversary edition launched

20th anniversary edition launched

Where to Ski and Snowboard was officially launched last night — 20 years since the first edition was published. Tour operators, ski journalists, long-standing readers and contributors, advertisers and…

27 Aug 2014

Buy our birthday edition at 1994 price

Buy our birthday edition at 1994 price

It’s that time of year again — winter is coming and so is the new edition of Where to Ski and Snowboard. Now is your chance to order a copy for the 1994 price of £14.99 and free postage within the…

30 Jul 2014

Eurostar ski train ticket sales open

Eurostar ski train ticket sales open

Get ready to book your Eurostar tickets to the French Alps — sales for the ski train open tomorrow (31 July). The train runs directly from London St Pancras to the French Alps, offering easy access to…

16 Apr 2014

Last call for your ski resort reports!

Last call for your ski resort reports!

We need your ski resort reports! We’re about to start updating Where to Ski and Snowboard for the next season, using information we have gathered, that sent to us by the tourist boards and tour operators…

26 Mar 2014

Fresh snow sparks surge in ski bookings

Fresh snow sparks surge in ski bookings

Tour operators are reporting a sudden rise in the number of people booking a last-minute ski or snowboard holiday — and offering fantastic deals for those looking for a snowy escape. Fresh snow has covered…

13 Jan 2014

New reader report system: file and win!

New reader report system: file and win!

Where to Ski and Snowboard has launched a new reporting system for the 2013-14 season — with more user friendly features than ever before, including a new mobile facility allowing you to report on the…

18 Nov 2013

Off-piste ski guide to Scotland published

Off-piste ski guide to Scotland published

The first guide to off-piste skiing in Scotland has been published by local ski guide Kenny Biggin. “Scottish Offpiste Skiing and Snowboarding: Nevis Range and Ben Nevis” was launched on Friday, 15…

15 Oct 2013

Ski concierge service launches in the Alps

Ski concierge service launches in the Alps

A ski concierge company has launched to make life easier for holidaymakers — especially those who ski more than once a year. Valet Alpin will store skis, snowboards, boots and other equipment in heated…

3 Oct 2013

WTSS to host live Twitter Q&A session

WTSS to host live Twitter Q&A session

Are you going round in circles trying to decide where to go on your ski holiday? Have you got any questions on a ski resort that you’ve been looking at but can’t quite decide on? Well, Where to Ski…

2 Oct 2013

Reader wins Lagrange ski holiday

Reader wins Lagrange ski holiday

One lucky Where to Ski and Snowboard reader has booked a holiday he won by reporting for us this year. Every year, WTSS relies on hundreds of reader reports to compile our new edition, and as a thank you…

24 Sep 2013

Reader sets record with 1995 booking

Reader sets record with 1995 booking

Readers of Where to Ski and Snowboard are very loyal, and many have followed the book since we first started to publish it in 1994 — but recently we came across something of a record. Specialist Canadian…

12 Sep 2013

Piste length matters argues Editor Gill

Piste length matters argues Editor Gill

Piste length does matter, according to our readers. Some 83% of you have told us that size really matters, and to choose a ski resort for your winter holiday you need to know the facts. We’re still waiting…

10 Sep 2013

WTSS 2014 lifts lid on piste exaggeration

WTSS 2014 lifts lid on piste exaggeration

Where to Ski and Snowboard 2014 has lifted the lid on a big ski resort secret: the gross exaggeration of piste lengths. In the new edition of Where to Ski and Snowboard, released last Monday, editors Chris…

6 Sep 2013

Ski holiday bookings up 15% on last year

Ski holiday bookings up 15% on last year

Ski and snowboard holiday bookings are up 10 per cent on last year, according to some of the UK’s major winter tour operators. Crystal, Thomson, Esprit Ski, Ski Total, Peak Retreats and Ski Collection…

18 Aug 2013

Order Where to Ski and Snowboard 2014

Order Where to Ski and Snowboard 2014

The 18th edition of Where to Ski and Snowboard, fully revised and updated for the 2013/14 winter season, will be available soon. The “skiers bible”, edited by Chris Gill and Dave Watts will be…

28 Mar 2013

Report to us and win next year’s book

Report to us and win next year’s book

We need your help! Where to Ski and Snowboard relies on our many loyal and informed readers to send reports of their ski holidays to keep our amazingly details resort chapters up to date. While the editors…

14 Sep 2012

Courmayeur comes clean on piste length

The Italian resort of Courmayeur has caved in to pressure and admitted to having less than a third of the amount of piste skiing it previously claimed to have. As the latest edition of Where to Ski and…

7 Sep 2012

New edition out now

New edition out now

The 17th edition of Where to Ski and Snowboard was launched on Monday (3 September) at a reception we held for around 150 journalists, tour operators and ski industry professionals in London and was hailed…

4 Dec 2010

Photo competition gallery launched

Photo competition gallery launched

The new Where to Ski and Snowboard photo competition gallery at Snowpix.co.uk is launched! This season Where to Ski and Snowboard is offering all budding photographers the chance to win a super prize,…

14 Sep 2010

Launched! New edition of the skier’s bible

Launched! New edition of the skier’s bible

Monday 6 September was our big day in London – the launch of Where to Ski and Snowboard 2011. And not even a tube strike could stop us enjoying our party. Are we jinxed? It was the third time that…

26 Jul 2010

Off to press ...

29 Jun 2010

Nips and tucks

7 Apr 2010

WIN! Prize draw launched

WIN! Prize draw launched

Great news! Where to Ski and Snowboard is offering one lucky reader, and up to three friends, the chance to win a week’s luxury lodging in one of 11 top French resorts next winter – courtesy of…

23 Dec 2009

Send us your reports

Send us your reports

Where to Ski and Snowboard makes heavy use of reports from readers on the resorts they visit, and those reports could lead to a free copy of the 2011 edition of the book next September. Our online form…

31 Oct 2009

WTSS makes ‘cool’ list

WTSS makes ‘cool’ list

Where to Ski and Snowboard 2010 has made it into the Independent’s 50 Best Winter Sports Gear list – published on Saturday 31 October. The Independent has compiled a list of the 50 ‘coolest skiing…

17 Sep 2009

Where to Ski and Snowboard races up sales rankings

Where to Ski and Snowboard races up sales rankings

With regular ‘rival’ the Hardy’s Guide (formerly the Great Skiing Guide) not publishing a new edition this year, we were expecting to dominate the ski guidebook market this season - and…

10 Sep 2009

Check out Where to Ski & Snowboard 2010: the best gets better

Check out Where to Ski & Snowboard 2010: the best gets better

In case you didn’t know ... the new edition of Britain’s annual guidebook to ski resorts worldwide is out NOW! And not only is Where to Ski and Snowboard 2010 fully revised for the season ahead,…

28 Aug 2009

Where to ski in Germany ...

Where to ski in Germany ...

We don’t get huge requests for coverage of German ski resorts, but we get a few. So, for the first time Where to Ski and Snowboard has introduced the country to the new edition of the book (out in…

3 Feb 2009

Reporting on your holiday is easier than ever

Where to Ski and Snowboard makes heavy use of reports from readers on the resorts they visit, and now offers three digital ways to file those reports - any one of which could lead to a free copy of the…

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