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Articles tagged “ski resorts”

Japanese Ski Town Looks to International Travelers to Turn its Tourism Around

Niseko seems to have found the right balance of tourism and local life. It's making tourism work for the local economy rather than the other way around, with the latter playing out in several destinations from Iceland to Machu Picchu.

1 month ago

Salt Lake City Wants Skiers to Carpool to Help Solve Traffic Woes

Unless there's an incentive for skiers to let strangers ride with them, we don't see this becoming a viable solution to ease ski resort traffic congestion.

2 months ago

Utah Ski Resorts Had Their Best Year Ever and Set a New Record for Visitors

Utah's ski resorts represent how different resorts and attractions working together towards a common goal can lead to big pay-offs for a state's tourism economy.

4 months ago

Climate Change Hits Chile’s Winter Ski Resorts

That lack of consistency from one season to another is a greater threat to the mountain resort industry than anything.

1 year ago

Oregon Ski Areas Claim They Need Liability Protection to Survive

No one wants to claim ultimate responsibility in these cases, least of all the often small, rural businesses that can quickly be significantly impacted by one or several lawsuits.

2 years ago

The California Ski Industry’s Fight for Survival in the Era of Climate Change

Expensive, high-tech equipment is needed to keep snow on resorts mountains pushing small operations out of existence as larger resorts with means manage to survive despite dropping snow levels.

2 years ago

Small California Ski Resorts Struggle After 4 Years of Droughts

Seasonal tourism can be quickly impacted by changing weather patterns and similar struggles are impacting small to medium-sized businesses around the world.

2 years ago