Articles tagged “skiing”

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

Tourism

Top Ski Resorts in Europe Cut Off With Avalanche Risk at Maximum

Ski resorts in Switzerland and Austria are seeing their most severe avalanche risk since the "avalanche winter" of 1999. This follows last year's extreme hurricanes in the Caribbean and parts of the U.S., and historic heat waves in parts of Australia a few weeks ago. We're not sure if there are any dots to be connected here, but it is worth asking the question.

Top Ski Resorts in Europe Cut Off With Avalanche Risk at Maximum

Tourism

Ski Resorts Embrace Experiences as Millennial Interest Wanes

Ski resorts are turning to the turning to technology and new experiences to attract millennials. But if they don't like to ski or snowboard, it's hard to imagine them hitting the slopes as they age.

Ski Resorts Embrace Experiences as Millennial Interest Wanes