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Family Ski News | February 29, 2024

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New family-friendly five star hotel in Val Thorens

November 12, 2012 |

Hotel Altapura is opening in Val Thorens in two weeks time – on 29 November. It will be the first 5-star hotel in this high-altitude, snow-sure French resort, located in Les Trois Vallees.

The new ski-in-ski-out Altapura has already been voted “best new … Read More

Avoriaz wins ‘Best Family Resort’ award

November 6, 2012 |

Avoriaz has won a World Snow Award in the category ‘Best Family Resort’ at the Ski & Snowboard Show in London.  The other resorts up for ‘Best Family Resort’ were Ski Welt in Austria; La Tania in France; Big WhiteRead More

Sustainable skiing

November 5, 2012 |

According to recent research undertaken by ABTA and Responsible Skiing, increasingly skiers and snowboarders value destinations with a local, sustainable ethos.

While key practical factors are still vital – such as the snow record … Read More

Ski and Snowboard Show family report

November 1, 2012 |

Queues at the Ski & Snowboard Show

They were queuing round the corner to get into the London Ski and Snowboard Show as the doors opened at midday yesterday!  Clearly staging the show at half-term is an excellent idea.  Hopefully, it … Read More

Erna Low celebrates its eightieth birthday

October 13, 2012 |

This week Erna Low has celebrated its 80th  birthday with the publication of a biography of its founder, the eponymous Miss Low, entitled “Erna Low – Aiming High.”  It documents an extraordinary history of one of the great pioneers of … Read More

Swiss-style Olympics

August 1, 2012 |

This weekend, the House of Switzerland is staging their own Swiss-style Olympics… a scaled-down version of the well-known Unspunnen Festival which takes place periodically in the Bernese Oberland.

This summer, however, it’s taking place at the House of Switzerland right by … Read More

Step forward Andorra

October 25, 2011 |

The ski resorts of Andorra have been singled out as offering the cheapest skiing in the Eurozone, according to new survey analysing the cost of skiing – a subject particularly close to our hearts, given the current economic climate.

The … Read More