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Seasonal Businesses in Travel warn of dangers of ‘Hard Brexit’

Seasonal Businesses in Travel warn of dangers of ‘Hard Brexit’

The organisation Seasonal Businesses in Travel, or SBIT, have been working hard to make sure their message gets out about the risk to British companies and jobs from Brexit. Their latest release, in August 2018, warns of a ‘looming crisis’ and the possible impact of a ‘No-deal’ or ‘Hard Brexit’ when Britain leaves the EU....
How a family of four can enjoy a ski holiday for just £246…

How a family of four can enjoy a ski holiday for just £246…

According to Erna Low, a family of four can enjoy a ski holiday for as little as £246. Admittedly, there are restrictions, the main being that you need to be able to travel in 1974. So, unless you have one of those clever Victorian police boxes, or another way of travelling through time, then sadly you’re...
Lies, Damn Lies, and Team GB Statistics (aka the Funding Propaganda War)

Lies, Damn Lies, and Team GB Statistics (aka the Funding Propaganda War)

Pyeongchang 2018 was Great Britain’s most successful Winter Olympic Games ever, with a record five medals won. It’s a real pleasure to write that statement and we’re delighted for all five medal winners (especially Billy Morgan, for whom the phrase ‘it couldn’t happen to a nicer guy’ has never been more apt). However, this record...
Knowledge Is Powder Ski Podcast - Episode 10

Knowledge Is Powder Ski Podcast – Episode 10

In Episode 10 Jim and Iain were joined by Will Taylor, currently based out in South Korea and our ‘man on the ground’ for the Winter Olympics, and Jerry Blease, who has hosted celebrities including Sting and Seal in his La Clusaz chalet. Jerry reveals that Sting preferred cross country skiing and how Seal enjoyed...
How much is an Olympic medal worth?

How much is an Olympic medal worth?

The XXIII Olympic Winter Games start tomorrow. Are you excited about it? Will you be getting up in the middle of the night to watch? Most importantly, will you get value for money from the Games? Team GB target is 4 medals Almost £30 million has been invested to this Olympic cycle. For this, UK Sport...
Knowledge Is Powder Ski Podcast - Episode 8

Knowledge Is Powder Ski Podcast – Episode 8

In the first episode of the 2018 Jim and Iain make New Year resolutions that they won’t keep and are joined by Charlie Owen from Seasonal Businesses in Travel. They also marvel at the immense snowfall in the Alps at the moment, discuss the potential impact Brexit might have on your ski holiday and chat...