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The Knowledge is Powder Ski Podcast – Episode 3

The Knowledge is Powder Ski Podcast – Episode 3

This week, it’s a ‘Ski Show Special’ for Jim and Iain. Iain was at the show himself and caught up with a number of people including Ski Sunday presenters Graham Bell and Ed Leigh, Team GB skiercross athlete Emily Sarsfield and ex-England rugby player Simon Shaw. In latest news we look at the new cross-Paris...
Does size matter? Scaling the UK snowsports market.

Does size matter? Scaling the UK snowsports market.

The French are bigger than we are. So are the Americans. But does size matter? And to be specific, how big is ours? We speak, of course, of the size of the UK snowsports market. No more Crystal Industry Report In recent years the Crystal Ski Industry Report has always been the starting point for...
UK Snowsports Market Twice As Large As Thought?

UK Snowsports Market Twice As Large As Thought?

New research from ABTA has suggested that the UK ski market is actually twice as large as previously thought. The main sources for estimates of the size of the UK snowsports market in recent years has been the Crystal Ski Industry Report and the Ski Club of Great Britain report. The ABTA numbers refer to...
14 Takeaways from the Ski Club of Great Britain Industry Report 2014

14 Takeaways from the Ski Club of Great Britain Industry Report 2014

Phones are getting bigger, movies are getting longer, but ski industry reports are getting smaller. Last week, Crystal Holidays released their annual Ski Industry Report – it totalled just 8 pages and took five minutes to cover.  In contrast, their 2013 report was 23 pages long and included significantly more analysis. No estimate of market size...
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...
When self-promotion goes wrong...

When self-promotion goes wrong…

These days all brands need to have a presence on social media.  In many cases, it’s also sensible to maintain an identity on influential forums, such as Snowheads. The fine line between contributing and spamming However, if ever proof was needed that there is a fine line between contributing and simply spamming, take a look...