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12 Jul 2021

Sign to save ski season work

Sign to save ski season work

A petition calling for Boris Johnson to secure seasonal work for young Brits across Europe needs more signatures. The organisation Seasonal Businesses in Travel (SBIT) is petitioning the government to…

22 Jun 2021

Ski-mo proposed as new Olympic sport

Ski-mo proposed as new Olympic sport

Ski mountaineering — a competitive version of ski touring often nicknamed “ski-mo” — has been proposed as a new event for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games. The proposal, initially put forward by the…

15 Jun 2021

Skiers flock to US resorts during Covid

Skiers flock to US resorts during Covid

Skiing has been needed more than ever during the Covid pandemic, according to the latest figures from the US. America’s National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) announced last week that the 2020-21 ski…

10 Jun 2021

Morzine opens ski lift to reduce road traffic

Morzine opens ski lift to reduce road traffic

The French ski resort of Morzine will open its Ardent gondola this summer as an experiment to reduce traffic up the Route de la Joux Verte and congestion in the hamlet of Lindarets. The Ardent gondola…

4 Jun 2021

Skiing’s answer to Desert Island Discs launched

Skiing’s answer to Desert Island Discs launched

A new podcast series billing itself to be “the ski version of Desert Island Discs” has launched, with the first three episodes — with Damon Hill, Heston Blumenthal and Frank Gardner — available…

27 May 2021

Hotelplan ups game on sustainability in ski business

Hotelplan ups game on sustainability in ski business

The new head of sustainability for Hotelplan UK, owner of Inghams, Esprit Ski and Flexiski, has spoken to Where to Ski & Snowboard about her plans to create change within the company. Prue Stone, who…

21 May 2021

James Gambrill appointed Ski Club MD

James Gambrill appointed Ski Club MD

James Gambrill has taken over as general manager of the Ski Club of Great Britain, with the hope of rescuing it from its well-publicised troubles of the past decade. James is skilled in snowsports, marketing,…

20 May 2021

New BA Southampton-Chambéry flight

New BA Southampton-Chambéry flight

British Airways is launching a new route to the mountains from Southampton Airport to Chambéry this winter. The flights will start on 18 December and run weekly until 17 April. The outbound is every Saturday…

29 Apr 2021

Jet2.com adds ski flights after strong demand

Jet2.com adds ski flights after strong demand

The budget regional airline Jet2.com has added extra flights to next winter’s ski programme in response to what it says is “very strong demand”. After putting its flights for the 2021/22 season…

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