Browsing entries tagged with Sweden

13 Aug 2018

easyjet announce new ski route to Åre Östersund, Sweden from Bristol

easyjet announce new ski route to Åre Östersund, Sweden from Bristol

Bristol’s skiing and snowboarding passengers can now enjoy Swedish snow, due to a new weekly route starting to Åre Östersund which is due to commence on the 9th December. This new route will be easyJet’s…

26 Apr 2017

Crystal adds Swedish ski resorts

Crystal adds Swedish ski resorts

Crystal Ski Holidays has added the resorts of Åre and Vemdalen in Sweden to its 2017/18 programme, further cementing their popularity with UK skiers. Earlier this month SkiStar, the company that operates…

21 Aug 2016

easyJet launches first ski flight to Sweden

easyJet launches first ski flight to Sweden

The popular airline easyJet has added a new flight to Sweden for this winter, expected to be popular with skiers and snowboarders. The new route from London Gatwick to Åre Östersund Airport is easyJet’s…

21 Jun 2016

St Johann joins SkiStar season pass

St Johann joins SkiStar season pass

The Austrian ski resort of St Johann has been added to the Scandinavian season pass, MySkiStar All. In May, Scandinavian ski resort operator SkiStar became a majority owner of the Austrian resort St Johann,…

3 Dec 2015

Ski the light fantastic in Åre

Ski the light fantastic in Åre

The ski resort of Åre in Sweden opens for the season tomorrow — with a rather exciting new feature. A snowpark lit by LED lamps in changing colours will mimic the film Afterglow that wowed us all this…

22 Apr 2014

Hemsedal extends its ski season

Hemsedal extends its ski season

It’s been snowing again over the weekend, with resorts in the Alps receiving a good dusting of snow — which is continuing today in the higher resorts where the likes of Obergurgl, Val Thorens and Les…

9 Apr 2014

New airport for top Nordic ski resorts

New airport for top Nordic ski resorts

Tour operators are welcoming the news that a new airport is to be built in Sweden, close to the ski resorts of Sälen in Sweden and Trysil, Norway. There have been rumours of an airport in Sälen for years.…

22 Apr 2013

Three new chairlifts for Åre

Three new chairlifts for Åre

The Swedish ski resort of Åre is installing three new chairlifts for next season, improving the links between the family area of Björnen and the central part of Åre’s ski area. Two of the lifts will…

2 Feb 2012

Sweden to host Crashed Ice

Sweden to host Crashed Ice

The Swedish ski resort of Are will host the third stop of the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship 2012 from 16 to 18 February, a fast and furious race that originated in Stockholm in 2001. Red Bull…

29 Jun 2011

China dedicates museum to skiing

China dedicates museum to skiing

China has its first ski-themed museum, opened earlier this year in Changchun in the north-east of the country and much of it based on an old Swedish nordic race. The Vasaloppet museum project is supported…

28 Mar 2011

Bear mauls Swedish skier

Bear mauls Swedish skier

A bear attack on a young skier in Sweden has heightened awareness of wildlife in the area. While we usually associate bears with North America, Sweden has its own brown bears too. And in this case, an…

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