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2 Nov 2015

Davos opens earlier than ever before

Davos opens earlier than ever before

The ski resort of Davos became the first non-glacier resort in Switzerland to open some skiing this weekend, taking advantage of the early snowfall. The resort opened Totalp, or piste number 15, on Saturday…

5 Mar 2015

Pay what you want for Davos ski pass

Pay what you want for Davos ski pass

The Swiss ski resorts of Davos and Klosters have launched a campaign allowing visitors to pay what they want for their ski passes. Following on from cost-saving initiatives in Crans Montana and Verbier,…

4 Nov 2012

More airlines to carry skis free

More airlines to carry skis free

Swiss has long been distinguished from rival airlines flying to the Alps by its free ski carriage policy, but now others are competing. Monarch airlines is offering free ski carriage on new routes introduced…

9 Dec 2011

Five restaurants at new Davos hotel

Five restaurants at new Davos hotel

Davos has gone gastro mad this winter, with the opening of a new 4-star hotel and its five smart restaurants; plus new additions to existing buildings that give it a bit of designer flavour, as opposed…

29 Nov 2011

Swiss resorts fight the franc

Swiss resorts fight the franc

With Switzerland ranked the most expensive place to ski in the Alps this winter, and the exchange rates poor recently, the resorts are finding ways to ease the holiday cost and keep the Brits coming to…

7 Nov 2011

Skis fly free on new Bristol-Zurich route

Skis fly free on new Bristol-Zurich route

In an update to our earlier news, Helvetic has now announced skis will fly for free all winter. The offer applies to one pair of ski boots and a pair of skis+poles or a snowboard.  Advance notice…

12 Sep 2011

Davos to dish out free passes

Davos to dish out free passes

Early season skiers and boarders to Davos-Klosters can take advantage of free lift passes on pre-Christmas visits, when booking their trip through a participating hotel. Following the introduction of the…

2 Sep 2010

Free passes in Davos Klosters

Free passes in Davos Klosters

In an effort to attract more early season visitors, Davos and Klosters have announced free lift passes to hotel guests during December. The ‘Skipass Gift’ will be offered for every overnight…

13 May 2010

Davos to upgrade funicular

Davos to upgrade funicular

One of Davos’ old funicular railways is to receive an upgrade for next season. The upper section of the Parsennbahn, which carries visitors from the Höhenweg mid-station on Parsenn to the Weissfluhjoch…

2 Aug 2009

Davos to reopen Schatzalp slopes

Davos to reopen Schatzalp slopes

From December 2009 the Schatzalp-Strela ski area above Davos will once again offer skiing and boarding on its slopes, following its closure in 2002.The area will include two easy blue pistes, served by…

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