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Japan’s best new ski hotels
2 years ago

Japan’s best new ski hotels

By  •  Guides

Travel to Japan may have stopped during the pandemic, but resort development certainly didn’t. The list of properties below represent just a handful of the many new hotels over the …
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4 exciting Niseko activities for adventure-loving kids
2 years ago

4 exciting Niseko activities for adventure-loving kids

By  •  Guides

Niseko is a genuine bucket list item for skiers around the world, and has built its reputation on the quality and quantity of powder that falls on its slopes. However, …
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Best Japan ski deals for the 2022/23 season (updated December 2022)
2 years ago

Best Japan ski deals for the 2022/23 season (updated December 2022)

By  •  Guides

“Staggeringly good” ski deals for Japan’s 22/23 season, thanks to weakened yen and red hot specials.
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Myoko resident Mark Ryan on his journey from crab fisherman to cat skiing operator
2 years ago

Myoko resident Mark Ryan on his journey from crab fisherman to cat skiing operator

By  •  People, Features

Myoko resident Mark Ryan is the owner of Thunderbird Guides, a backcountry cat skiing operation in one of the snowiest regions in Japan. He first arrived at the resort in …
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Why you should ski Palcall Tsumagoi with your kids before it’s ‘discovered’
2 years ago

Why you should ski Palcall Tsumagoi with your kids before it’s ‘discovered’

By  •  Sponsored, Guides

The secret isn’t out yet, but it might be soon. Palcall Tsumagoi resort is rapidly growing in popularity amongst Japanese skiers and snowboarders – families in particular – but to …
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Madarao sold to foreign investors with a big vision for the resort
2 years ago

Madarao sold to foreign investors with a big vision for the resort

By  •  News

Madarao Mountain Resort, one of Japan’s top powder skiing destinations, has been sold to Singapore-based Patience Capital Group (PCG), a real estate investment manager specialising in the acquisition of tourism …
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It’s not too late to work this ski season in Japan: here’s who’s hiring
2 years ago

It’s not too late to work this ski season in Japan: here’s who’s hiring

By  •  Sponsored, Guides

Anyone harbouring dreams of a ski season in Japan this winter needn’t worry; you haven’t missed the boat just yet. Thanks to Japan’s slow reopening to visa-free travel, some businesses …
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Niseko reveals plans for construction of a new gondola
2 years ago

Niseko reveals plans for construction of a new gondola

By  •  News

The owners of Niseko Grand Hirafu have announced plans for the construction of a new 10-person gondola to replace the existing Ace 2 Quad Center Four. The upgrade is slated …
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Are you on the list? Japan opens to independent travellers from these 68 countries from October 11
2 years ago

Are you on the list? Japan opens to independent travellers from these 68 countries from October 11

By  •  News

Japan made travellers around the world very excited last week, when Prime Minister Fumio Kishida confirmed that his government would relax border restrictions on individual travellers from October 11. The …
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How to spend a perfect day in Niseko with Nisade Project Manager Andres Sarmiento
2 years ago

How to spend a perfect day in Niseko with Nisade Project Manager Andres Sarmiento

By  •  Guides

This article is part of Ski Asia’s Perfect Day series, in which we ask locals and business owners how they’d spend a “perfect day” in their home resort.
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