Category Archive: Ski Holiday News

Feb 04

La Plagne and Courmayeur lauded for their cuisine

La Plagne and Courmayeur have both been praised for their food

The French resort of La Plagne and the Italian resort of Courmayeur have both been praised for their food by the Gloucester Citizen. La Plagne and Courmayeur are renowned for the great skiing and snowboarding conditions that they possess and as a result both resorts are popular destinations for ski holidays for singles. But a …

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Jan 15

Pippa Middleton names Verbier and Courchevel as top ski resorts

Pippa Middleton

According to Pippa Middleton, the Swiss ski resort of Verbier and the French resort of Courchevel are some of the best ski resorts in the world. Courchevel and Verbier are renowned for boasting some of the best singles skiing holidays in the world and now this has been recognised by Pippa Middleton, the sister of …

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Jan 07

Val d’Isere offer free Wi-Fi across the mountain

Val d'Isere

It’s been confirmed that the French ski resort of Val d’Isere has installed complimentary Wi-Fi across the mountain, meaning that communicating with your friends and family while on the slopes is easier than ever. In a move that makes the resort even more cyber friendly, the fact that the Wi-Fi is also free of charge …

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Dec 30

Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones celebrate Christmas in the French Alps

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have been on the slopes of the French Alps

Hollywood stars Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have celebrated the festive season by hitting the snow-covered slopes of the French Alps. The celebrity couple took snaps of their holiday in the French Alps and posted them on Facebook, with one photograph showing off their family of four on top of a ski slope and another …

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Dec 15

2014 Powder Awards honour the best in skiing

The best performances in skiing have been recognised at the annual Powder Awards

The best in skiing were recently commended at the annual Powder Awards, which took place in Salt Lake City in Utah earlier this month. The event was attended by some of the most talented skiers in the world, alongside filmmakers and photographers who made huge achievements in the past year. The 15th edition of the …

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Dec 09

ABTA reveals rise in people taking winter holidays

Huge numbers of people are looking to take a winter holiday this year

Recent research has revealed that huge numbers of people are looking to take a winter holiday this year, suggesting that the popularity of the winter holiday has done little to falter. It comes after ABTA revealed some interesting consumer research late last week, showing that 12 million are looking to head off for a winter …

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Nov 26

Huffington Post reveals best ski resorts in Europe

A list of the best skiing destinations in Europe

The Huffington Post recently published an article which listed the best locations in Europe for a skiing holiday. Taking ability into consideration, the list picks two locations recommended for beginners, advanced skiers, and those not wishing to ski at all. Val D’Isère in France was named as one of the best locations for advanced skiers, …

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Nov 19

Try some weird winter sports this season

Take a look at some weird winter activities

While snowboarding and skiing is predominantly the main reason thousands of people visit snow-laden regions every year, there are some other weird winter sports people can try this year. People booking singles skiing holidays this year can participate in a number of unusual winter sport activities such as human curling in Courchevel, which is where …

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Nov 18

Verbier opens pistes early after fresh snow fall

Early snowfall has meant that Verbier has opened some of its pistes

Following record-breaking snowfall in Switzerland many of the country’s top ski resorts have opened up their pistes three weeks earlier than planned. Resorts such as Verbier, Saas Fee, Andermatt and Zermatt have all opened pistes after snow has fallen earlier than expected and this is expected to continue in the coming weeks. This, of course, …

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Nov 12

La Plagne named second cheapest resort in France

La Plagne has been named as one of the cheapest ski resorts in France

The French skiing resort of La Plagne has been named as one of the cheapest resorts in the country, fantastic news for those looking to head off to the mountains for less this season. It comes after a leading holiday expert collated the prices of 20 of the most popular resorts in the country and …

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