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It is always snowing somewhere

At the moment the southern hemisphere ski areas are under a thick blanket of snow. Winter is well underway in Australia & New Zealand and it is looking pretty good in South America with further snow on its way.

Austria on the up

More British skiers are heading to the Austrian Alps according to figures we have seen. It comes as a new head of Austrian Tourism takes over in London today.


A Winter Olympics without snow?

The 2022 Winter Olympics will be held in Beijing. The ski resorts receive little snow and all competitions will have to be held on artificial snow. PlanetSKI ponders the choice.


Altitude Comedy Festival moves to January

It is now in its 10th year and instead of being in its traditional March slot it all takes place in January in Mayrhofen.


Fancy a job in snowpsorts?

Many companies are recruiting now, both for staff in the Alps and for positions in the UK. This could be the chance of a career change.


Park City & Canyons merge

The two ski resorts in Utah are being linked by a connecting lift for next winter and will join up to become one single resort. It will be known as Park City.


Scottish skiing survey

The aim is to get more people skiing in Scotland; both in its 5 resorts and also on artificial slopes and its indoor snow centre.


Biking in the Alps

Not mountain biking but motorbiking. The Austrian Tirol is hosting the highest motorcycle event in Europe.


Xmas on the slopes

We never thought we would write our first article about Christmas on August 1st. But we have. And here it is.
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Inghams launches 2015/16 ski brochure
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There are 4 new resorts in Austria, 2 in Italy and an expansion of its programme in Scandinavia. It is also offering help for solo skiers and some special deals and discounts.

Esprit Ski launches winter brochure
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With cold weather here in the UK some of us might already be thinking of the next ski season. The family specialist, Espirt Ski, is. It has just released its winter offerings.

Active family holidays in the Tirol
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Why not break the mould and look at an active family holiday this summer rather than heading to the beach? Here are 5 ideas from the Tirol.

The resorts most popular with British skiers
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The specialist ski travel agent, Iglu, has released details of its best-selling ski resorts last winter. So, which do you think was the most popular resort?

Snoworks in the summer
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Details of its ski courses have just been released. If you want to keep you skills up over the summer months so you are ready for next season this might be the way to do it.

Snow-Camp set to expand
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The snowsports charity is aiming to go nationwide. It will be offering its unique training camps for disadvantaged inner-city kids in Glasgow, Leeds, Birmingham, Bristol and London.

Fancy something different next winter?
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Kicking Horse Powder Tours has launched its 2015-16 winter programme. It includes a trip with the British No1 ski cross athlete, Emily Sarsfield.

Going solo; help for single skiers
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Next season Inghams is offering special holidays for people on their own. They will not have to pay supplements and will meet other singles.

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