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Val Thorens for the fifth time World’s Best Ski Resort

Here at 2300m, we are so close to the stars that we aim to reach for them ! Last weekend, in Kitzbühel, World’s Best Ski Resort Val Thorens was voted once again, and for the fifth time, World’s Best Ski Resort. The World Ski Awards is the most prestigious awards programme in the ski tourism industry. […]

Alta Badia, Skiing In A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Alta Badia, Skiing In A UNESCO World Heritage Site.Those who love the first skiing of the season can put themselves to the test on the slopes at the foot of the Fanes-Senes-Braies and Puez-Odle natural parks. The majestic Dolomite mountains form the backdrop to the Alpine Skiing World Cup, on the Gran Risa slope, where […]

Vail Resorts Inc. is the leading management company in the world of skiing.

Its business interests are based in the best North American ski resorts. The company operates in three separate, but integrated segments. In the ski resorts, the company owns and manages ski lifts, ski schools, ski rentals, and some stores, restaurants and rental agencies. Under the RockResorts brand, it owns or manages luxury hotels and apartment […]

Inferno Race

What is the Inferno Race ? The Inferno Race in the Swiss Alpine resort of Mürren was organized for the first time in 1928 by a group of “ski-crazy” Brits. Today it is the largest amateur skiing race in the world. Sir Arnold Lunn, the founder of the Kandahar Ski Club, founded the Inferno race so […]

Ski amadé – Austria’s greatest ski paradise

Ski amadé – Austria’s greatest ski paradise – “made my day” Bookable unique experience days, fun in the snow park, smart ski goggles, Ladies Week and Mini’s Week and the highest farmers’ market in the Alps. Ski amadé makes all this possible in the 2017/18 winter season. Five regions, 760 kilometres of slopes, 270 lifts […]

In Val Thorens happiness is a philosophy

  In Val Thorens happiness is a philosophy that comes in all shapes and sizes from the 18th of November to the 8th of May. Since 2012, Val Thorens has been committed to making the resort one where well-being and consideration reign supreme.  Every year it seeks expert advice in order to train its resort professionals […]

Alta Badia The Skicarousel Vintage Party

Alta Badia marks the end of the winter season in a retro style in the heart of the South Tyrolean Dolomites. Taking place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April is Alta Badia’s third vintage event on the snow. Alta Badia has chosen to mark the end of the 2016/2017 winter season by organising again […]

Kronplatz – free-standing mountain in Dolomites

Kronplatz towers over the middle of the Puster Valley, on the border between the Dolomites and the High Tauern. This free-standing mountain, 2275 m high, is a well-known ski resort that provides a good living for the 13 surrounding towns and villages. The name is a familiar one to the mass of skiers from Europe. […]

Llanes, an untouched gem in Asturias, Green Spain

  by Genevieve McCarthy, Owner of Cellar Tours www.cellartours.com    Flanked by the majestic Picos de Europa mountain range and facing the sea, Llanes in Asturias has one of the most dramatic settings in Spain. The town is compact and quaint and features a medieval core bursting to the brim with cozy cider houses and […]

Nassfeld – sunny side of the Alps

There are few ski resorts in the Alps that can boast more sunny hours then Nassfeld during the winter. It is difficult to say whether it’s 100 or many more hours, but the white-blue combination is the most appealing one when skiing. This, of course, does not mean that there is no snow. On the […]

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