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Facebook Live: Advice, Tips and Best Practice

Facebook Live: Advice, Tips and Best Practice

Since Facebook launched their live streaming service ‘Facebook Live’ in 2015, this year usage has increased exponentially. Facebook’s initial strategy was to persuade celebrities to use the format, before it was opened to all US users in February 2016 and then rolled out globally later in the year.     Why go live? The most...
Five Great Examples of 'Star Wars' In The Snow

Five Great Examples of ‘Star Wars’ In The Snow

Unless you’ve been living in a cave like Obi Wan Kenobi, you may have noticed a new Star Wars movie has recently come out. We thought we’d mark the occasion by celebrating five great ‘Star Wars’ appearances in ski resorts! 1. Star Wars comes to the Folie Douce These guys are always bang on the...
Courchevel and Val Thorens go head to head to open first

Courchevel and Val Thorens go head to head to open first

Ski resorts can be like buses – you wait for ages for one of them to open early and suddenly two do it on the same day. Today (Wednesday 26 November) both Courchevel and Val Thorens opened early for a preview day of skiing. Announced on Twitter In the case of Courchevel, which doesn’t officially...
Airbnb turn Courchevel cable car into chalet for night

Airbnb turn Courchevel cable car into chalet for night

Only last month we noted on Skipedia how Airbnb were targeting French ski resorts, with a goal of having 10,000 listings by the end of the season. Spectacular guerrilla marketing This week however Airbnb have pulled off one of the most spectacular pieces of guerrilla marketing in a ski resort we’ve seen for some time...
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,...