News from Switzerland

Check out all the latest happenings at Switzerland ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Switzerland weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Switzerland ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Switzerland coverage from the entire ski season.
Posh pistes: The world's most exclusive ski resorts

Posh pistes: The world's most exclusive ski resorts

You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. Here's a run-down of the top 10 most exclusive ski resorts in the world. Full Article

Top 10 weekend ski resorts with easy airport access - ©St. Anton Tourism

Top 10 weekend ski resorts with easy airport access

Choose ski resorts close to the airport for more time on the slopes.

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Winter tourism was invented in St. Moritz nearly 150 years ago - ©swiss-image.ch/Daniel Martinek

Winter tourism was invented in St. Moritz nearly 150 years ago

St. Moritz, 14. october 2014 – In winter 2014-2015 St. Moritz and the Engadin are celebrating 150 years of winter tourism. From 5 to 7 December 2014 St. Moritz will be popping the champagne corks for the anniversary celebrations marking 150 years of winter tourism. Throughout the winter season n...

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  • Heavy snowfall in the Alps - ©Kitzsteinhorn

    Heavy snowfall in the Alps

    Over the weekend snow has been falling as low as 1,800 metres in the Alps. Full Article

    3rd September 2012

  • The humble hot tub reaches new heights

    The humble hot tub reaches new heights

    Anyone who thought hot tubs are becoming passé should book a trip to the Engadin ski area of Switzerland where the highest hotel in the canton of Graubünden is offering a hot tub with a difference. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Swiss Resort Faces Closure

    Plans for a new gondola at the Swiss Pizol ski centre look set to be put on indefinite hold as the ski area, which celebrates 50 years in business this winter, fears it may have to shut down for good next month. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Engelberg with skiing to end of May

    Engelberg with skiing to end of May

    Engelberg in Switzerland has launched its first Spring Season Ticket (valid to May 27th, 2007) for CHF 350.00. Those who bought the ticket on launch day in mid-March got up to 80 days of skiing for that fee, those who buy now still have nearly 60 days. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Free day of skiing in Zermatt

    Free day of skiing in Zermatt

    Zermatt offers a free day of skiing on packages through to June. Zermatt, which remains open for winter sports 365 days a year on the highest, and one of the largest, summer ski areas in Europe, is offering a free day's skiing and a night's accommodation for those booking a three day, or longer, package during the last two months of Spring. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Snowboard World Tour event in Saas Fe

    Snowboard World Tour event in Saas Fe

    Saas Fee will host some of the world's best freestyle snowboarders from April 19th to the 22nd as the glacier village stages one of the last stops of the "Ticket to Ride Snowboard World Tour 06/07". This all-comers event allows snowboarders to compete against their idols and have a crack at the $10,000 US prize fund. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Summer season ski passes on sale at Engelberg

    The ski and snowboard season on the Titlis glacier at Engelberg in Switzerland is open until 27th May, then from 28th May the glacier lift and the Ice Flyer chairlift will be open for skiers depending on snow and weather conditions. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Grindelwald gets first six seater chair and freezes ticket prices

    Grindelwald gets first six seater chair and freezes ticket prices

    Grindelwald will open its first six seater chair, will pull down wind-protection hood, in the Kleine Scheidegg sector, next winter. The new Honegg chair will serve the widened Honegg run which will also have new snowmaking. It is the resort's first six seater chair, adding to the nine quads, two gondolas, three funicular railways and cable car (tram). Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zermatt’s hotels renovating

    Several of Zermatt's leading hotels will reopen next winter after serious makeovers. There's also a new four-star hotel, the Matterhorn Focus, which will comprise eight suites, six junior suites and 11 double rooms. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Saas Fee raises free child skiing age

    Saas Fee is the latest major ski area to increase the age limit up to which children ski free. Children visiting the resort will now be able to ski free up to their tenth birthday. Previously children paid for tickets from age seven. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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