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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...
40 Ski Resort Website Designs...in 2 minutes

40 Ski Resort Website Designs…in 2 minutes

We thought it would be interested to put together a short comparison between the home pages of forty of Europe’s leading websites, inspired by Slopefillers recent example from the US. How do they compare in terms of their look and feel?  Maybe you are looking for inspiration yourself for a new design.   Either way,...
The Best Personalised Number Plates in the Alps...

The Best Personalised Number Plates in the Alps…

During a recent trip to La Rosiere, we spotted this great personalised number plate, owned by Laura from the tour operator SnowCrazy: Also seen in Courchevel by the Courchevel Enquirer was this Range Rover (possibly owned by Ski Val?): Have you seen any similar or better personalised ski number plates?  Send your photos to iain@skipedia.co.uk and we’ll...
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....
If there's no snow, maybe it's time for virtual ski holidays?

If there’s no snow, maybe it’s time for virtual ski holidays?

With December arriving next week, the current state of the slopes in Europe looks extremely worrying.  Why is all the snow over in North America and not in Europe?  At the risk of sounding like Kevin the Teenager: ‘It’s so unfair!’ North America opens early, Europe opens late… Over the pond – Aspen, Whistler and others...
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 –...