When gearing up to hit the slopes, skiers often prepare themselves with the right equipment to stay safe whilst skiing, but many fail to consider protecting their eyes from the sun and its effects when combined with dazzling snow.
British skiers heading for the slopes this winter will have to dig deep into their ski jacket pockets as they brace themselves against not just the cold but the impact that the weakening pound will have on their spending power, advises currencies.co.uk.
Dicks Tea Bar, the legendary nightclubs in Val d’Isere and Meribel and The Den restaurant and bar in Meribel are under the new management of WhiteCap Ski, in time for the 2010/2011 ski season. Both Dick’s venues and The Den will launch in early December, allowing anyone visiting the Alps this year to have the same right of passage as many before them. This is one of the most anticipated launches in years as Dicks has been the nightclub for all ski bums, celebrities and royalty alike for over 30 years.
Historically the domain of the wealthy family, the catered ski chalet market has been given a shake up in the past 2 years by the team at Bura Snow Catered ski & snowboard chalets.
Kitzbühel is proud to welcome a new star in Alpine tourism – namely Grand Tirolia Golf and Ski Resort in Kitzbühel where a refined ambience and warm, down-to-earth hospitality meet the rich sporting tradition of the Austrian town.
Expert skiers reveal the secrets of France’s largest ski areas in four new Snowfinder guidebooks published this month.
Several of Slovenia’s ski resorts have undergone developments for the 2009/2010 season, offering skiers and snowboarders new facilities and greater access to the country’s slopes.