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12 Things We Learned At The ABTOF French Ski Launch 2014

12 Things We Learned At The ABTOF French Ski Launch 2014

Journalists, tour operators and resorts gathered in London today for the annual ABTOF and AtoutFrance ski conference – the official French ski launch for this winter season. Here’s some quick snippets that we picked up from the day:   Ski Famille won the ABTOF award for Best Innovation – for their absolutely brilliant idea (although...
Folie Douce bring more 'sweet madness' to Megeve

Folie Douce bring more ‘sweet madness’ to Megeve

It was in 1969 when Luc Reversade, a former ski instructor, founded the first La Folie Douce in Val d’Isere. The restaurant and bar soon built up a reputation as the place in Val to go for apres-ski. As has been clear for years at the Krazy Kangaruh and Moosevirt in St Anton, apres-ski doesn’t have to...
The Top 10 European Ski Resorts on Facebook

The Top 10 European Ski Resorts on Facebook

After our looks at the Top Ten Ski Resorts in France, Austria, Italy, Switzerland (and Scotland), we thought it might be interesting to see how they compare across counties: The Top 10 European Ski Resorts on Facebook 1. Megeve, France – 79312 fans 2. Portes du Soleil, France – 53705 3. Grand Valira, Andorra – 49810 4. Saalbach Hinterglemm,...
'Special Offer' resort advertising in France

‘Special Offer’ resort advertising in France

France can count on the second highest number of skier days in the world, at 55.2m after the United States with 60.0m. There was optimism last year that the number one spot might be possible, but when the country fell short again it was put down to the ‘faible enneigement’ of last season. There’s no...
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....
What is France doing wrong and Austria doing right?

What is France doing wrong and Austria doing right?

The annual ski industry reports from Crystal Holidays and the Ski Club of Great Britain may be based more on educated guesswork than actual data, but that does not mean they are not useful. Any information that helps us to understand our industry better is valuable, and if the reports are flawed, they are probably...