Articles tagged “skiing”

Tourism

Vail Resorts Uproar Highlights a Subscription Model Risk

Some skiers say Vail Resorts had an epic fail with its Epic Pass. But the fascinating interplay between the U.S. ski giant's subscription model and its mergers-and-acquisitions strategy means it will maintain its dynamic stance.

Vail Resorts Uproar Highlights a Subscription Model Risk

Tourism

France to Back Ski Resorts Hurting From British Tourists Ban

Urban destinations in France may be miffed by the government's vow to push domestic tourists toward the slopes to make up for the loss of UK skiers. But you can't please everyone.

France to Back Ski Resorts Hurting From British Tourists Ban

Coronavirus

South Korea Closes Tourism Spots and Winter Resorts to Slow Covid Spread

South Korea's managed to stay ahead of the curve by basically staying ahead of the curve. Unlike many other nations, it's not afraid to make tough calls.

South Korea Closes Tourism Spots and Winter Resorts to Slow Covid Spread

Tourism

Mega Mall Debuts North America’s First Indoor Ski Slope

The first indoor ski slope in North America is over 1,000 feet long and drew massive crowds on opening day. If mall skiing becomes popular in the U.S., it could make the sport way more affordable for beginners.

Mega Mall Debuts North America’s First Indoor Ski Slope

Tourism

Skiers Are Venturing Beyond Crowded Paths in Search of Prime Powder

Overtourism is as much of an issue on ski slopes as it is in Venice, Amsterdam, and Dubrovnik. Advances in design and safety equipment are making it possible for skiers to flee the crowds for less-packed snow.

Skiers Are Venturing Beyond Crowded Paths in Search of Prime Powder

Tourism

Switzerland’s Magic Ski Pass Is Safe for Another Year

The Magic Mountains Cooperation cut a temporary deal with Crans Montana, after the famous ski resort complained of overtourism. But there is no guarantee Crans Montana will stick around after a year is up.

Switzerland’s Magic Ski Pass Is Safe for Another Year

Tourism

Plush Matterhorn Glacier Ride Could Boost Swiss Tourism

A bejeweled new gondola is proving a draw for millennials in Switzerland. It also has a practical purpose: moving visitors to must-visit spots more efficiently.

Plush Matterhorn Glacier Ride Could Boost Swiss Tourism

Tourism

The Arctic Circle Is the Next Frontier for Ski Tourism

Perhaps surprisingly, it's still possible to find pockets of undiscovered terrain in the world. The Arctic Circle is one of those hidden gems that may not stay hidden for long.

The Arctic Circle Is the Next Frontier for Ski Tourism

Tourism

Fresh Investment Is Invigorating Many Northeast U.S. Ski Resorts

East Coast ski resorts are getting more attractive; it's up to Mother Nature to cooperate this winter.

Fresh Investment Is Invigorating Many Northeast U.S. Ski Resorts

Tourism

European Ski Resorts Are Struggling Under Too Much Snow

Ski resorts need just the right weather conditions. People can't hit the slopes if there's not enough snow but too much of the white stuff leads to transport chaos and a risk of avalanches.

European Ski Resorts Are Struggling Under Too Much Snow