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Family Ski News | March 28, 2020

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Latest resorts closed due to Coronavirus (last updated 11.20pm 14 March)

March 13, 2020 |

LAST UPDATED 13 March 2020 : As holiday makers gear up for the ski flights tomorrow, holiday companies are all in overdrive as many resorts decide today whether to close due to Coronavirus.  Events are unfolding rapidly but we will … Read More

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

Excellent snow conditions in Scotland

March 6, 2020 |

Scottish ski resorts are enjoying some of the best snow in years.  It is very welcome news as, until now, Scotland has had a winter of mild weather, high temperatures and little snow.

 

 

The snow-sports resort of … Read More

Les Contamines – contaminated by Coronavirus

February 9, 2020 |

The popular French family-friendly ski resort of Les Contamines is coming to terms with the news that five British nationals who stayed at the resort have been confirmed as infected with coronavirus.

 

 

It’s true, the resort’s name is … Read More

Austria destroys glacier to create ski slopes

September 20, 2019 |

FamilySkiNews is shocked to hear that construction is planned for the Pitztal-Ötztal glacier in the Austrian Tirol.  But nature lovers, ecologists, the Alpine Association Austria and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) are demanding that the development of the Pitztal-Ötztal glacier … Read More

Inghams introduces Japan for 19/20 ski season

September 10, 2019 |

To celebrate the company’s 85th birthday, Inghams is most excited to be adding Japan to its already extensive ski portfolio for the 2019/20 season!  What’s more, they’re combining it with optional city breaks in Tokyo and/or Kyoto too.  What’s not … Read More

Scotland heads list of alternative ski destinations

March 26, 2019 |

According to statistics released by Decathlon, alternative ski destinations are proving popular with Brits.  Scotland, Canada and the USA are now the top three most popular ski regions outside of the Alps.   

 

Trends show that Brits are looking … Read More

Family-friendly Ischgl

February 12, 2019 |

Ischgl used to be known for its awesome skiing, its classy 4- and 5-star palace hotels and its party-hard nightlife. But ski resorts have to move with the times, and to re-invent themselves to appeal to a wider audience. That’s … Read More

Cross-country skiing in Galtür

February 5, 2019 |

The good thing about cross-country skiing is that it’s an activity that almost anyone can try, and it’s just as fun for beginners as it is for seasoned pros, as our editor recently found out in the Austrian resort of … Read More

A smugglers adventure in Ischgl

January 13, 2019 |

Our editor, Teresa Fisher, recalls the time she would carry her passport in her ski rucksack, in case it was required at border crossings. This season, she’s on a ski safari investigating the former smugglers’ routes between Austria and Switzerland … Read More