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The Top 40 Ski Resorts on Facebook (Relatively)

The Top 40 Ski Resorts on Facebook (Relatively)

We have previously looked on Skipedia at which ski resorts in France, Austria and Italy and across Europe have the most Facebook fans. But how useful are absolute figures? Surely you would expect a resort with more visitors to have more Facebook fans? We thought we’d look more closely at the figures to find out who is...
Was this the best Facebook post by a ski resort in winter 2013/14?

Was this the best Facebook post by a ski resort in winter 2013/14?

Firstly credit must go to Greg Blanchard at Slopefillers.  He has been analysing North American ski resorts’ marketing activity closely for years. Last week he published a new blog post ‘The Top 100 Resort Facebook Posts Shared During the 2013/14 Ski Season‘. We highly recommend that all snowsports marketing professionals take a look at this...
19 Social Media and Digital Facts about Val Thorens

19 Social Media and Digital Facts about Val Thorens

Val Thorens has had a remarkable year, winning a number of awards, most significantly ‘Ski Resort of the Year’ at the World Ski Awards. When we interviewed Gregory Guzzo  director of the tourist office in December 2012 about their rebrand to ‘Val Thorens United’ it was evident that this was a resort with a plan....
Five Snowsports Videos of 'Happy' by Pharrell Williams

Five Snowsports Videos of ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams

‘Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof” We all know the lyric, we all know the song.  Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ has been a phenomenal global success since it was released in November 2013. A massive improvement on the Harlem Shake No doubt inspired by the original collection of videos posted to...
Esprit Ski Hit The Spot With Great Video Content

Esprit Ski Hit The Spot With Great Video Content

With so much noise in social media to work your way through, it can be hard to make an impression. That’s why Esprit Ski has stood out for us this season for the quality and quantity of their video content. The best resource that most tour operators have is their staff that in resort. What...
Courchevel use YouTube to drive early season 'ouverture exceptionnelle'

Courchevel use YouTube to drive early season ‘ouverture exceptionnelle’

On Saturday 23 November 2013, Courchevel opened for a unique ‘ouverture exceptionnelle’ offering free skiing in the resort for one day only: We recently interviewed Dominique Bellavarde, Digital Manager at Courchevel Tourisme about their thinking behind the event. Q: How did you come to the decision to open the resort for this one day? Several factors...