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Why It's Not Cool To Make Sexist Snowboards (& six other thoughts)

Why It’s Not Cool To Make Sexist Snowboards (& six other thoughts)

We search the Interweb for the best and latest insights into the world of snowsports so you don’t have to. Here are this week’s seven super snippets:   1. Go Eskimo, Go Nosepost Will you ever control your smartphone with your nose?  You will if you download the Nosepost app. This amusing video explains how...
Was Channel 4's 'The Jump' fixed?

Was Channel 4’s ‘The Jump’ fixed?

It’s been a month now since the second season of ‘The Jump’ on Channel 4 finished, and how we miss it. But was there trouble in paradise? More viewers, fewer injuries It’s fair to say that it was a success. Viewing figures were up and the consensus was that it was a big improvement, thanks to more...
The 10 Best Apps You've (Probably) Never Heard Of

The 10 Best Apps You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

There are now over a million apps available on IoS and Android devices. Only 14% of smartphone users don’t use an app at all on a regular basis, and according to Neilson’s most recent research, the average number of apps used per month is 26.8.   So which apps should make it onto your phone?...
La Plagne tops the French ski resort charts

La Plagne tops the French ski resort charts

Recent research from Montagne Leaders has shown that La Plagne is the leading ski resort in France, ranked by skier days. It’s one of only two resorts posting over 2 million skier days, together with its Paradiski partner resorts, Les Arcs & Peisey Vallandry. The Top 10 French Ski Resort (by total skier days) La...
The Top Ten Fastest Growing French Ski Resorts

The Top Ten Fastest Growing French Ski Resorts

Montagne Leaders have recently launched their latest look at the French ski industry, analysing all the data from the 2013/14 winter season. Among the many statistics available, one of the more interesting was an insight into those resort that are reversing the trend and are growing fast. The Fastest Growing French Ski Resorts The following...
The Inevitable Rise of Virtual Reality in Travel

The Inevitable Rise of Virtual Reality in Travel

The forum at the Travel Technology Show at London Olympia this week included some fascinating insights into the future of travel. Virtual Reality is here While the chat about drones and big data were interesting, Anthony Ganjou’s presentation on Virtual Reality was mind-blowing – as was his demonstration of the Samsung Gear VR device. Ganjou...