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Crystal Awards 2013 – Overall Winners

6 November 2013

In our final Crystal awards, we reveal the resort our customers voted as their overall favourite, as well as the places that gives the best value and the resorts with the smallest queues. So who is the champion of all the resorts? Read on to find out… Best Overall Resort This is the big one […]

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Crystal Awards – And the big winner is….

1 May 2013

As the season draws to a close and most of the resorts start turning their chair lifts off for the summer, we’re going to look at the big winners from last season (2011/12) as voted by our customers. Our awards cover the best holiday destination, where the best value is and where’s best to avoid […]

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Snowsports & World Cup Football in South Africa

20 May 2010

Snowsports & World Cup Football in South Africa

Southern Africa’s two ski areas are due to open for their ski seasons a few days before the World Cup finals kick off in South Africa. The ski slopes are some hours from the football grounds, but a snow and football holiday is a realistic possibility. In Southern Africa, Afriski in Lesotho, plans to open […]

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North America's first indoor snow centre back on track?

18 May 2010

North America's first indoor snow centre back on track?

One of the longest and most expensive sagas in world ski area development appears to be back on track following the intervention of a US billionaire. Local journalist John Brennan of The Record newspaper (www.northjersey.com), who has followed the development of Xanadu for many years, has reported that billionaire Steve Ross has been promoting the […]

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Intrawest successfully refinances

6 May 2010

Intrawest successfully refinances

Intrawest, one of the world’s largest ski area operators, has successfully refinanced its corporate debt, paying off existing creditors with a new loan due to mature in 2014. Intrawest owns eight major North American ski areas, a number which has declined in the past 18 months as the company has sold off properties as it […]

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