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Regular updates and news on skiing in Asia.

Club Med rides China’s ski boom with three new resorts
1 month ago

Club Med rides China’s ski boom with three new resorts

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Club Med will continue to play a hand in China’s snowsports boom, adding to its portfolio of ski resort hotels in China with new additions in Changbaishan, Thaiwoo and Taicang. …
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Niseko resort expansion proposed in 2030 Olympic bid
1 month ago

Niseko resort expansion proposed in 2030 Olympic bid

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A successful 2030 Winter Olympics bid by Sapporo City may prompt the development of new gondolas, lifts and terrain at Niseko Village, according to an announcement by the Hokkaido Shimbun …
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Rusutsu dominates at 2019 World Ski Awards, but it’s a Niseko hotel that stuns the world
2 months ago

Rusutsu dominates at 2019 World Ski Awards, but it’s a Niseko hotel that stuns the world

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Rusutsu has enjoyed another successful year at the World Ski Awards, claiming the Japan’s Best Ski Resort for the third year running. The resort is now just one award short …
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China’s new ski centre lauded as “one of the best racing mountains in the world”
2 months ago

China’s new ski centre lauded as “one of the best racing mountains in the world”

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Swiss Alpine legend and course designer Bernhard Russi has hailed China’s newly completed National Alpine Ski Centre as a success, describing it as “one of the best racing mountains in …
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Japanese ski resort goes on sale for 0 yen
2 months ago

Japanese ski resort goes on sale for 0 yen

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Iizuna-kogen Ski Area, one of the host resorts of the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, has been listed for sale at “zero yen or more” by Nagano City, its current …
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Resort’s new Aussie owner plans longest terrain park in Japan
2 months ago

Resort’s new Aussie owner plans longest terrain park in Japan

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A Japanese ski resort that is set to come under the new ownership of Australian-owned Active Life Group in 2019/20 will have the “longest terrain park in Japan, possibly the …
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Hakuba resort launches queue-jumping VIP lift pass
2 months ago

Hakuba resort launches queue-jumping VIP lift pass

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Hakuba Iwatake, one of the ten resorts that makes up Hakuba Valley, will introduce a VIP pass for the 2019/20 season that will allow holders priority access to all the …
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Madarao hotel drops dream deal for skiers on a budget … and it includes 20 free drinks
3 months ago

Madarao hotel drops dream deal for skiers on a budget … and it includes 20 free drinks

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Japanese hotel Xplore by Active Life will tempt money-savvy travellers to the slopes of Madarao with what looks to be one deals of the season. The offer, which is available …
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Hokkaido’s snowiest resort gets luxe upgrade and new terrain
3 months ago

Hokkaido’s snowiest resort gets luxe upgrade and new terrain

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In what looms as one of the most significant Hokkaido ski resort upgrades in years, Kiroro will add a new beginner run, gondola and luxury residences to its offering for …
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Madarao’s powder skiing just got even better
4 months ago

Madarao’s powder skiing just got even better

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Madarao has further bolstered its reputation as one of Japan’s top powder skiing destinations with the announcement that it will be adding a 600 metre tree skiing zone to its …
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