Tag Archives: Skiing

Easter in the Engadine: family fun in the sun & snow

Family ski holidays are better taken in the spring, when temperatures are warmer and children enjoy basking in the sun, rather than grumble about cold hands and feet, as is often the case in the depths of winter.  However, they’re … Continue reading

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Re-dressing the balance…

It’s the start of a new year, a time when people traditionally head for a detox as an antidote to all the stresses and strains that have built up over the last year.  And this year, there’s nowhere better to … Continue reading

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The £8 million spa

It’s finally arrived: the day the £8million spa is unveiled.  The builders have been busy, working double shifts for months to make sure it’s ready in time and now it is.  It is sure to be spectacular, not only in … Continue reading

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Incentives to bolster ski business

Yesterday, the Ski Club of Great Britain issued a news release proving that the winter sports market is showing resilience despite an overall decline. According to their report, the rate of decline in the snowsports market has slowed significantly and, … Continue reading

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St. Moritz – returning to its spa roots

Think of St. Moritz and the glamorous winter season immediately springs to mind – the excitement of the Cresta Run, the glitz of the racing season on the frozen lake and the elegance of Dior-clad ladies gently schussing down the … Continue reading

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Banging the drum for the ski industry

The Mail on Sunday reported on 14 October that the organisers of this year’s London Ski Show, which opens on 31 October, are hoping to attract lapsed skiers back into the fold after a 25% drop-off in the numbers of … Continue reading

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The new ski season is just around the corner…

I know, I know…  It feels like summer – or what we had of a summer – is only just over, but the distinct chill in the air this morning has already got me thinking about the 2012/13 ski season.  … Continue reading

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Grab a last-minute ski bargain

Chalet Weidli (www.chaletweidli.com), a contemporary luxury apartment in Adelboden, is being offered for rental for the first time this season and, as an introductory offer, has slashed its rates to just £1,750 (usual price £3,500) for one week only, the … Continue reading

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Happiness is a £10 note!

On Saturday, The Telegraph ran an article in which it claimed that going on holiday came second in a survey of the top 50 things that make people happy, while booking a holiday came 14th.  Sounds about right to me. … Continue reading

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