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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...
Chamonix introduces new brand identity, Facebook page and Twitter competition

Chamonix introduces new brand identity, Facebook page and Twitter competition

Close observers of the industry will have noticed that the French resort of Chamonix has rebranded since last season. When we met Anne-Laure Du Chattel at Grand Ski 2012, she had just started in her role as head of marketing for the resort. Du Chattel came to snowsports from outside the industry (her previous employer...
London Ski & Snowboard Show grab attention with lift pass giveaway

London Ski & Snowboard Show grab attention with lift pass giveaway

How to motivate the consumer to go to a ski show? This is the annual question that the organisers of the three ski and snowboard shows in London, Birmingham and Glasgow have to solve every year. For 2012, the newly rebranded ‘Ski and Snowboard Show’ (previously known as the ‘Metro Ski & Snowboard Show’) have...
What's new at Grand Ski 2012...

What’s new at Grand Ski 2012…

This week saw the 21st edition of Grand Ski – the annual French snowsports event exclusively for the trade.   This year saw 460 tour operators and agents from 17 markets around the world meet up with 238 exhibitors. Grand Ski was held in Annecy for the third consecutive year and will move to Chambery...
The Top 10 French Ski Resorts on Facebook (Dec 11)

The Top 10 French Ski Resorts on Facebook (Dec 11)

It’s been over six months since the last Skipedia count on how the French Ski Resorts were doing on Facebook, so now the season is underway, a recap is certainly overdue.  Here’s the scores on the doors in December 2011: The Top 10 French Ski Resorts on Facebook 1. Megeve – 43529 fans (1) 2....
Les 3 Vallees v. Chamonix: What’s in a strapline?

Les 3 Vallees v. Chamonix: What’s in a strapline?

While flicking through some of the snowsports mags last month, we at Skipedia were struck by the contrast between these two print ads (shown below). It’s a way of life… The Chamonix strapline ‘It’s a way of life!’ perfectly captures the reason we head to the mountains each winter.  The ad shows Chamonix’s most famous feature –...