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2012-08-22 02:21:41

LONDON, August 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - What's New for the 2012/13 Ski and Snowboard Season Winter holiday experts, Neilson, have launched a new brochure highlighting not only the best ski runs for the season, but also top tips on where to stay and where the best nightlife is when you get there. Winner of the Golden Globe Travel Award for "Best Ski & Activity Operator" for the second year running in 2012, when it comes to ski package holidays...

2012-05-01 23:02:48

Personalized Concierge Service and a 110 percent price-match guarantee plus a new rebate program gives Sea to Ski Vacations travel club members unrivaled benefits in the vacation club industry Broomfield, Colo., April 30, 2012 – (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 -- Sea to Ski Vacations, a leader in the vacation club industry, is making travel not only easier for their members, but has added a new Travel Rebate Program designed to guarantee the best travel pricing available anywhere on the open...

2012-04-27 23:01:56

The new Y series from Stockli sets the standard in construction, performance, and attitude. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 In 1935, Josef Stöckli of Switzerland was producing hand-made skis built of ash, a common wood found in local forests. As Josef refined his ski building craft — demand for his skis spread throughout the region and Stockli skis were born. Now 75 years later, and still Swiss made, Stockli skis are regarded as one of the last truly hand-made skis in...

2012-02-08 09:35:00

LONDON, February 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Hiscox provides top tips ahead of half term ski trips - As some resorts report a bumper season and with many skiers still waiting for their trips to begin, specialist insurer Hiscox [http://www.hiscox.co.uk ] is offering tips on preparing for the slopes. Be it waterproofing your equipment, sustaining a fitness programme or reading up on safety - there are steps you can take to help protect yourself on your winter break....

2012-01-26 07:23:00

DENVER, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For five thousand years, trees have been providing the material for ski making. Colorado ski maker, SKILOGIK, turned that around today by providing funds to plant 3,000 trees in a rainforest restoration project being carried out by The Nature Conservancy. The trees will be used to help restore and preserve threatened portions of Brazil's Atlantic Rainforest. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120126/LA42324) Skilogik Founder David...

2012-01-19 04:10:00

LONDON, January 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - 17 per cent of Brits have hit the slopes having only practiced on a games console and 23 per cent while still drunk from the night before - Skiing or snowboarding under the influence of alcohol is the most common cause of accidents - One in seven didn't have travel insurance or didn't check to see if they were covered for accidents - Santander warns that ski accidents...

2012-01-10 12:56:00

BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kelly Brush Foundation awarded $100,514 in grants for spinal cord injury prevention at the end of 2011 enriching the lives of those with spinal cord injuries and furthering the foundation's mission to improve ski racing safety, Kelly Brush Foundation President Charlie Brush announced. The foundation granted $53,442 in Ski Racing Safety Grants to ski clubs and teams across the country. In addition, the Kelly Brush Individual Grant...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

DENVER, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned for its unmatched ski areas, Colorado also offers an array of winter activities visitors can enjoy off the slopes. The Colorado Tourism Office has highlighted 13 winter activities that make the state a playground for any age and thrill level. To view the full release, visit www.COLORADO.com/MediaRoom/NewsReleases. Romantic Relaxation. Dunton Hot Springs offers endless opportunities to relax and explore fresh powder beyond an individual cabin's...

2011-11-16 09:47:00

MARTINSVILLE, N.J., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With an improving economy and snowfall totals that were 27% above average at ski resorts nationally, the 2010/11 ski season drew the most skier visits on record at 60.54 million, according to the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA). Looking forward, Condor Capital's Ken Schapiro discusses whether the snow sports industry will build off last year's momentum or succumb to a sluggish economy. If last year taught the snow sports industry...

2011-10-26 04:00:00

BRIGHTON, England, October 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the UK experiencing heat-waves, rain and the intermittent threat of snow the question burning in the back of everyone's mind is what on earth does the weather have in store for us this winter? Neilson Holidays recommends seeking a bit of magic in the form of snow, snow and more snow this Christmas. Here are our top 3 ski holiday suggestions for you this winter: 1. Sweden - our ski chalet holidays...