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'Skiing in the New Normal' Saas Fee article on InTheSnow.com

‘Skiing in the New Normal’ Saas Fee article on InTheSnow.com

Iain from Skipedia, The Ski Podcast and founder of Ski Flight Free travelled to Saas Fee in July 2020 to test out skiing in the ‘new normal’. His article about his experience on the Saas Fee glacier has now been published on InTheSnow.com. Iain posted a video snow report from Saas Fee while he was...
9 Things We Learned About French Ski Resorts This Week

9 Things We Learned About French Ski Resorts This Week

If this was a ‘normal’ year, there would be lots of press events in London, where British journalists would find out all about plans for the coming season. Instead, there are lots of webinars – easier and more time-efficient to attend, but with fewer canapes. Here are a few things we learned about French ski...
French Skier Days down 16% in 2019/20

French Skier Days down 16% in 2019/20

A report by Domaines Skiables de France (DSF) shows that the number of skier days for the 2019/2020 winter season in French ski areas was down 16% year on year and down 15% on the 4-year rolling average. Skier days down only 2% before Covid-19 struck The drop in numbers was of course principally due...
[COVID-19] UK Ski Industry Survey Results

[COVID-19] UK Ski Industry Survey Results

A survey of UK ski industry professionals by Ski Press and Skipedia demonstrates the damaging impact of Covid-19 on the world of snowsports. Key Points 64% are experiencing reduced sales for next winter 24% fear going out of business 60% have furloughed staff 80% are worried about future restrictions on UK passport holders 71% believe...
[COVID-19] Reasons to be Cheerful Pt.1

[COVID-19] Reasons to be Cheerful Pt.1

Firstly, let me clarify – I’m not suggesting the deaths of thousands of people is something to be cheerful about. This blog post is purely about looking for signs of positivity while the UK remains in lockdown and ski bookings are at the bottom of a disastrous trough. The good news… Some people are booking...
COVID-19 may cost French ski industry €1.8 billion

COVID-19 may cost French ski industry €1.8 billion

It’s evident that COVID-19 is going to have a huge impact on the ski industry. While it’s still not clear how the UK industry will be affected, some shocking figures were released last week. €1.8 billion drop in turnover “We have lost 20% of our financial capacity, a drop of €1.8 billion in turnover,” said...