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Jul
23

EU TAKES AUSTRIA TO COURT OVER RESTRICTIONS ON FOREIGN SKI INSTRUCTORS

The European Commission is heading to the Court of Justice after restrictions have been placed on foreign instructors working in the Austrian Alps. NEW

SNOWSPORTS ON THE RISE IN CHINA

It came late to the party, but the Chinese snowsports industry is developing at a dramatic rate. With the 2022 Winter Olympics to come, the country is aiming become a big player & the Brits are helping. NEW


EUROSTAR SKI TRAIN TICKETS ON SALE

The weekly services that go to the heart of the French Alps is increasing in interest as people see the attractions of train travel. There is disagreement about the pricing policy though. UPDATED


MATTHIAS MAYER BACK ON SNOW

The Olympic downhill champion had an horrific crash last season in Val Gardena, Italy, and some thought the Austrian many never ski again. This week he was on his skis in the glacier resort of Mölltal. NEW


CASH NEEDED FOR NZ RESCUE HELICOPTER

The annual fund raising efforts are underway and ski resorts and skiers are getting behind the initiative. NEW


10 STRANGEST DEMANDS FROM LUXURY SKIERS

They include running a chalet on Hong Kong time, fillet steak every night for the pet pooch and a helicopter pick up after après ski. And the others.....? NEW


SOCHI RESULTS THROWN INTO CHAOS

Medals may be taken away and new ones handed out after Russia conducted doping on an industrial scale at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Team GB may end up with more medals. UPDATED


NEWS IN BRIEF...

See our column on PlanetSKI with snippets of snowsports news from around the web. NEW & UPDATED


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Who says the mountains are just for winter?
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More and more people are heading high in the summer. PlanetSKI reports from the French Pyrenees. NEW

Top Active Breaks in the Austrian Tirol
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The mountains show a different side in the summer and offer a host of activities. Here are 5 of the best breaks for summer 2016.

Fancy becoming a ski instructor this summer?
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The Warren Smith Ski Academy is once again running its renowned and successful Gap Year ski course in Cervinia, Italy. NEW

Summer skiing starts in Tignes
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The Grand Motte glacier opened last weekend. PlanetSKI partner, Snoworks, is running a series of camps over the summer. NEW

Cheap ski flights for next winter
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Ski-flights.com has released its flight programme for 2016/17 and the prices look rather good. £149 return from Gatwick to Chambery.

Skiiing in Iran? Yes you can
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Great food, great culture with acres of untracked powder on empty mountains. A British tour operator is offering holidays to Iran next season. UPDATED

Crystal lays out its offerings for next season
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The UK's largest ski tour operator has new resorts, new flights, rail service transfers in Switzerland & much else besides. Just don't call it a brochure! NEW

Ski Weekends ends coach service to the Alps
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The short break specialist is ending its cheaper way of getting to the mountains as demand falls. For some it's the end of an era.

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