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Articles tagged “winter sports”

Japan’s Ski Resorts Struggle Against El Niño and Declining Interest

Japan’s Ski Resorts Struggle Against El Niño and Declining Interest

Keiko Ujikane and Kyoko Shimodoi, Bloomberg

Add to the list of challenges: a lackluster performance by a tourism board that has trouble selling Japan's varied assets.

11 months ago

Skiing the Alps Gets Tougher as Climate Change Takes Its Toll

Skiing the Alps Gets Tougher as Climate Change Takes Its Toll

Andrea Rothman, Rudy Ruitenberg and Giles Broom, Bloomberg

Leave it to global climate change to declines in one of the oldest touristic activities on the planet.

12 months ago

The Complicated Pricing Ruling U.S. Ski Slopes This Winter

The Complicated Pricing Ruling U.S. Ski Slopes This Winter

Craig Hill, Associated Press

Lift ticket prices exist to make airline ticket pricing seem sane.

1 year ago

Extreme Weather in California Brings Early Ski Season

Extreme Weather in California Brings Early Ski Season

Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press

Global climate change is bringing with it uncertainty at the extremes, whether it be arctic tours or ski vacations.

1 year ago

New Hampshire Ski Resorts Building Bigger Business in the Offseason

New Hampshire Ski Resorts Building Bigger Business in the Offseason

Associated Press

Way to take global climate change lemons and turn them into global climate change lemonade. Expect more resorts to learn these lessons.

1 year ago

Colorado Ski Resorts Already Worried About Weather and Strong Dollar This Winter

Colorado Ski Resorts Already Worried About Weather and Strong Dollar This Winter

Associated Press

Global climate change + stronger dollar = lousy winter on Colorado slopes.

1 year ago

New Denver to Vail Highway to Experiment With Surge Pricing

New Denver to Vail Highway to Experiment With Surge Pricing

Jennifer Oldham, Bloomberg

Technology can bring us wonderful things, even if they out us a bit more.

1 year ago

French Alps Leaders Consider Winter Sport Tourism After Climate Change

French Alps Leaders Consider Winter Sport Tourism After Climate Change

Lori Hinnant, Associated Press

Everything is changing, and it will have a radical effect on tourism around the world.

1 year ago

Vail Closes Deal to Buy Australian Ski Resort for $135 Million

Vail Closes Deal to Buy Australian Ski Resort for $135 Million

Associated Press

Vail continues its domination of the winter sports market.

1 year ago

Backcountry Skiers Can’t Catch a Break in California This Year

Backcountry Skiers Can’t Catch a Break in California This Year

Brian Melley, Associated Press

Oh, climate change!

2 years ago

Vail Resorts Is Spending $136 Million to Buy Australia’s Largest Ski Resort

Vail Resorts Is Spending $136 Million to Buy Australia’s Largest Ski Resort

Associated Press

Vail is quietly building an empire while all its rivals sit by powerlessly.

2 years ago

The Hottest Ticket in Denver Is a Train Ride From Downtown to Ski Slopes

The Hottest Ticket in Denver Is a Train Ride From Downtown to Ski Slopes

Donna Bryson, Associated Press

Anyone stuck in mountain traffic in Colorado knows that this is an excellent idea.

2 years ago