France is no longer the World’s Top Winter Sports Destination

Posted on October 12, 2016

Since 2011, France has consistently been the most popular destination in the world for winter sports travellers. However, due to a lack of snow across Europe during the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons, France has been toppled by its old rival – the USA.

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Lessons Learned from the 2016 Ski Season

Posted on June 01, 2016

The peak 2016 winter sports season is now well and truly over, but following the fall of the Pound against the Euro, a lack of snow across Europe and several high profile medical emergencies, what can be learnt for next season?

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Value of GB Pound Affecting Winter Sports Holidays

Posted on March 23, 2016

The 2015/16 winter season did not get off to a great start, due to a serious lack of snow fall across much of the key European resorts. However, now that the snow is finally falling, skiers and snowboarders are now facing another setback, as the pound has fallen in value.

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Mountain Rescue Teams Beg Brits to be Careful on the Slopes

Posted on January 06, 2016

Every year hundreds of people return from the slopes with a string of injuries, ranging from minor bumps and sprains to broken bones and head injuries. Unfortunately, some people don’t make it home, and now Mountain Rescue Teams have appealed to Brits, asking them to be careful on the slopes.

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FCO & ABTA Concerned about Winter Sports Cover

Posted on October 14, 2015

Last season the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) teamed up for a nationwide campaign to raise awareness about the importance of quality winter sports travel insurance when skiing or snowboarding abroad.

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The Jump will Return in 2016 to Inspire more Ski Enthusiasts

Posted on August 05, 2015

The hit Channel 4 show ‘The Jump’, which involves a group of celebrities attempting to master a series of winter sports challenges, has been confirmed for a third series which will air in 2016.

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World Record Attempt: Skis and Bikinis

Posted on May 20, 2015

When visiting a ski slope, the majority of winter sports enthusiasts would expect to see other skiers and snowboarders tightly wrapped in suits and gloves, but back in April over 1,800 winter sports enthusiasts took to the Russian slopes armed with just their equipment and a swimming costume.

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Skier Falls 1,640 Feet in Selfie Accident

Posted on March 10, 2015

Snapping the perfect ‘selfie’ has become an important part of everyday life for most young people, but one school boy took his pursuit a step too far, when he fell off a mountain.

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