June 2017

New airline launches, opening up routes into heart of the Swiss Alps

New airline powdair has launched ticket sales through its website powdair.ski with a winter schedule that links Sion Airport with eight destinations across the UK, Germany and Belgium. The skiers airline, based in Sion – the heart of Switzerland’s winter sports region, the Valais, will offer skiers and snowboarders from the UK, Northern Germany and the Benelux Countries, the chance to reach some of the world’s most famous mountain resorts quickly and efficiently. Flights commence from December 14, 2017 and

Verbier Sports Centre Fire

Images courtesy of verbier.com   Fire broke out at Verbier Sports Centre just after 1pm today, June 9th. Thankfully no one was hurt in the fire that tore apart the Verbier Sports Centre. The Centre sportif restaurant, indoor pool and ice rink have been burnt to the ground. The rear tennis courts are also burnt, and substantial damage to the new sports hall. *UPDATE – Sat 10th June* This morning fire


  The Epic Pass offers unlimited, unrestricted access to Stowe, plus the best of North America Epic Local Pass offers the best value at $639, which includes 10 days at Stowe BROOMFIELD, Colo. – June 7, 2017 – Vail Resorts announced today that the Company has closed on the acquisition of Stowe Mountain Resort in Stowe, Vt.  The Epic Pass offers unlimited, unrestricted access to Stowe Mountain Resort for the