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  • New six seater chair for Meribel

    Meribel in the world's largest ski area, France's Three Valleys, is building a new six-seater high speed chairlift ready for the coming winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Hafjell follows new gondola installation with more upgrades

    Hafjell, one of the ski areas close to Norwegian Olympic resort Lillehammer, has several improvements planned for next winter as the resort's new gondola has opened up a multitude of opportunities. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Alpe d’Huez goes hands free

    Alpe d'Huez ski area in France is the latest major resort to offer hands free lift tickets. The resort's 2007-8 season kicks off on December 1st when skiers and boarders buying tickets valid for two days or more will be able to buy a hands free ticket for a two Euro supplement. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Serre Chevalier plans further 50 million euro spend

    Serre Chevalier in the Southern French Alps has announced plans to spend 50 million Euros on upgrades up to 2011, following initial investment since its acquisition by the Compagnie des Alpes (CDA). CDA reportedly views the area as a destination of significant importance, and following the substantial investment in the region's ski infrastructure, considerable growth is predicted to follow. Serre Chevalier already attracts 1.3m skier visits and claims to be the fourth largest ski area in France. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Val Gardena quad count hits 27

    Italy's Val Gardena is upgrading another old chairlift this summer and will be able to offer its guests 27 quad chair lifts next winter, 13 of them high speed detachable lifts. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New quad for Cortina

    Italy's most stylish resort, Cortina d'Ampezzo, has announced a new high speed quad chairlift, "Taiarezze-Malon," with a capacity of 1,200 people per hour will replace the old double chairlift "Taiarezze-Fedo" this winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New SunKid conveyor lift is highest in Europe

    A new SunKid conveyor lift is the highest the company has installed to date. The Austrian resort of Kaprun installed the lift on its year round ski area on the Kitzsteinhorn glacier. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zillertal Arena announces improvements for 07-08

    The resorts of the lift-linked Zillertal Arena have announced a number of upgrades for visitors this winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Megève wins Eco Award

    Megève Tourism has become the first French Tourist Office to be awarded the ISO 14001 international certification. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Autumn powder at Tux

    The Hintertux Glacier in Austria is gearing up for Autumn when it will stage it's annual ‘Pow(d)er Weekend'. The event celebrate this rare remaining year-round glacier ski area, which offers more skiing 365 days a year than many smaller areas open each winter, changing operations from summer ski, to autumn ski, mode. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Tignes opens this month for winter 07-08 season

    With fresh snow across the Alps, the leading French glacier resort of Tignes opens for its long 2007-8 season later this month, on 29th September. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Rihanna to play Ischgl season opener

    Sexy singer Rihanna is to star in the legendary season opening concert in the glamorous ski resort of Ischgl, in the Austrian Tirol. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Portes du Soleil launch "Lazybones Ski Pass"

    The giant cross –border Portes du Soleil ski area has announced it will sell a new ski type of ski ticket designed for the modern winter sports holiday-maker when its 2007-8 season kicks off on December 16th. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Serre Chevalier readies for winter

    This winter the southern Alpine resort of Serre Chevalier will unveils its latest six-seater chairlift, Les Combes. Serre Che will also widen its "les vallons" trail and create a new beginners' area on the Aravet plateau. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Hi-tech chips for Dolomiti Superski brings discounts and love

    South Tyrol will be the first region in Italy to introduce a day ski pass where you pay by the day, after you've skied, and accumulate discounts the more days you ski. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • La Clusaz upgrades Etale ski area

    La Clusaz in France is currently completing redevelopment of its Etale ski area at a cost of 12m Euros. This winter, visitors will find two new ski lifts: a quad chairlift with a conveyor belt that will serve the higher section of the Etale massif, and an ultramodern ‘Telemix', which is a combination of chairlift and gondola. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Young European freeskiers unite in Val Thorens

    Last December Val Thorens saw the birth of an exciting new event: The North Face Ski Challenge. The concept was simple: anyone between the ages of 12-18 could come and show off their talents both in freeride and freestyle at the contest in Val Thorens. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Europe’s resorts begin to open as snow comes early

    The Alps, which have seen snow every month through the summer, are currently receiving excellent pre-season falls which has led to the first resort openings for 2007-8 and great snow conditions at the already-open year-round glacier resorts. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • French super resorts launch 'XXL Pass'

    12 of the best known ski resorts in France have launched a new lift ticket option this winter, the XXL Pass. The new ticket option is available to holders of lift passes valid five days or more from resorts in three of the world's largest ski areas – 3 Valleys, Paradiski and Espace Killy. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Speed Riding at Chamonix

    Speed Riding, a kind of cross between ski kiting, paragliding and skiing, will be available to try out at Le Tour in the Chamonix Valley this winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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