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  • Top 10 family-friendly ski resorts

    Our pick of the best family ski resorts for children of all ages in Europe and North America. Full Article

    26th November 2012

  • Travel swiftly into the Valais by TGV this winter

    This winter the TGV Lyria will travel from Lille directly and swiftly to the Swiss ski region of Valais. Full Article

    30th October 2012

  • The world's first Porsche ski lift opens in Laax

    A Porsche-designed, solar-powered ski-lift opens in Laax. Full Article

    23rd October 2012

  • Ride for free in Davos Klosters

    Book your ski holiday in Davos Klosters and benefit from a free ski pass before Christmas. Full Article

    22nd October 2012

  • Ski St. Moritz for just CHF25 a day

    St. Moritz slashes ski passes prices as part of Hotel Ski Pass package. Full Article

    15th October 2012

  • 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

    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 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

    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

    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 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

  • New chairlift and more snowmaking for Crans Montana

    Construction work has begun on a new Nationale Chairlift for Swiss resort Crans Montana. The new lift, which will be up and running for next winter, and will follow a longer route with its departure point level at the Marolires station to facilitate liaisons between the different sectors. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zermatt announces new lifts, runs and snowmaking

    Zermatt, which managed to increase snowfall and thus business last winter when lower resorts had a ‘challenging season', has announced a host of new lifts and runs. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Gstaad’s glacier snowpark opening soon

    Glacier 3000 between Gstaad and Diablerets plans to open its snowpark on Saturday, 13th October, "if the snow conditions allow." Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Igloo village opens new Davos base

    With its five high alpine palaces made of snow, the firm Igloo Village is entering its second decade with a major award under its belt. A private winter adventure in 1996 has evolved into a nationally acclaimed (Swiss Economic Award 2007) and successful business idea. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New Gondola for Verbier

    A new 8-seat gondola will more than double the transportation capacity back to the top of Savoleyres (1,600 pax/h.) and also means a dramatic increase in terms of comfort for visitor's using the roure in Verbier's 4 Valleys ski area this winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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