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One Month in La Clusaz for One Euro

One Month in La Clusaz for One Euro

We’ve written before on Skipedia about ski resorts targeting the #workation market, but even with a 40% discount the rates offered for a month’s accommodation in Courchevel would still have to fit in your budget. But a month in La Clusaz for just a single Euro seems to good to be true. Partnership with Airbnb...
Digital Nomads Go Skiing: The Rise of the Workation

Digital Nomads Go Skiing: The Rise of the Workation

Back in October 2020, I highlighted the rise of the ‘workation’ in my presentation for LISTEX, organised by the Mountain Travel Network. I noted the increasing number of articles featuring travel destinations courting the digital nomads for whom ‘working from home’ doesn’t tie you to your own house, but makes the world your oyster. Demand...
Génépi Hand Sanitizer: Val Thorens create the perfect Alpine hand gel

Génépi Hand Sanitizer: Val Thorens create the perfect Alpine hand gel

Most resorts have designed their own face masks, but as far as we know, only Val Thorens has created their own hand sanitizer. Even better, they’re certainly the only resort to launch a hydroalcoholic gel that actually smells of the mountains…made with a unique mix of génépi. Thibaut Loubère, marketing manager for Val Thorens, said:...
True or False? France Montagnes tackle claims about skiing this winter…

True or False? France Montagnes tackle claims about skiing this winter…

On The Ski Podcast, we’ve lost count of the numbers of times we’ve discussed when or whether ski resorts will open this winter. It can be hard to keep up with the various European government announcements. Are resorts open or closed? Will they open at all this season? France Montagnes tackled these questions with a...
Crans Montana article on InTheSnow.com

Crans Montana article on InTheSnow.com

Iain from Skipedia and The Ski Podcast travelled to Crans Montana in Switzerland in December 2020. His article has now been published by InTheSnow Magazine: As founder of Ski Flight Free, Iain travelled by train from the UK via Paris and Lausanne to Sierre, from where he took the funicular to Crans Montana: Iain tried both...
#MontagneEnColere:  Demonstrations in French Ski Resorts

#MontagneEnColere: Demonstrations in French Ski Resorts

French President Macron may have stated that opening French ski resorts for Christmas would be ‘impossible‘, but ‘les stations’ are not giving up hope yet. This week has seen demonstrations in many French ski resorts as the communities have come together to show solidarity. #MontagneEnColere Apart from the significant impact on the 120,000 jobs that...