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Family Ski News | July 5, 2022

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Olympian Ollie Davies appointed Esprit brand ambassador

February 24, 2022 |

Earlier this month, Ski Crosser Ollie Davies became the first British male to represent Team GB in ski cross at the Olympics on Day 14 of the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing. Now he has been appointed Brand Ambassador for … Read More

Ski Total – a Covid casualty

April 28, 2021 |

In the aftermath of three lockdowns and with holidays still currently banned in the UK, so we’re starting to see tour operators slowly unravel.  The latest casualty, chalet holiday experts Ski Total, will henceforth operate exclusively under Inghams.

 

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The Underrated Idea of Ski Picnics

March 29, 2021 |

When two delightful activities are combined a memorable experience is born.  In this case, skiing and picnics.  The brilliance is that the location which will always be flexible.  Whether amongst the powder by the Matterhorn, or perched under the Grande … Read More

When there are no ski lifts open

January 28, 2021 |

What to do when the lifts are closed and you still want to go skiing?  The French Ski School, ESF, are currently trying out a number of different techniques.

 

 

St Moritz normally celebrates the sport of Skikjöring at … Read More

More tour operators cancel ski holidays

January 28, 2021 |

Major British ski package holiday operators Inghams, Ski Total and Flexiski have cancelled forthcoming ski holidays until April 2021.  Esprit Ski – te UK’s number one family ski tour operator – has gone one step further and cancelled the entire … Read More

Making a splash in ‘safe’ Switzerland this summer

August 8, 2020 |

Switzerland was recently named the safest European country to visit this summer.  Good news for families keen to get away for a post-lockdown break. There are plenty of reasons why Switzerland is the perfect destination for a summer family and … Read More

Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show and print magazine are axed

March 13, 2020 |

Amid speculation and rumour over the past four days, FamilySkiNews can now confirm – it’s official, Telegraph Events really have axed the London Ski Show. It’s the end of an era. And they’ve stopped the print magazine too.    

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All ski resorts in Italy to close due to Coronavirus

March 9, 2020 |

Breaking News: The Regional Affairs Minister Francesco Boccia has announced at a press conference in Rome on Sunday (8 March 2020) that all ski facilities in Italy will be closed, starting from 10 March 2020, in an attempt to reduce … Read More

All set for World Snow Day 2020

January 18, 2020 |

World Snow Day 2020 takes place this year on Sunday 19th January.  It is the ninth year for World Snow Day, and 363 events have been coordinated across 45 countries to give families a taste of winter sports and snows … Read More

Peak Retreats fun family challenge

October 4, 2019 |

Award-winning French Alps specialists, Peak Retreats, have just introduced a new initiative for families on winter holidays for the 2019/20 ski season.  The ‘Winning at Winter Challenge’ has been created to celebrate every aspect of a family winter ski holiday, … Read More