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2020/21

Niseko photo competition showcases some truly incredible shots from the season so far
8 months ago

Niseko photo competition showcases some truly incredible shots from the season so far

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The fourth edition of the annual Niseko Shootout ProAM has wrapped up for another year, showcasing the incredible Niseko conditions that have been a talking point of the season so …
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Japan’s “dream winter” comes at a heavy cost for locals
8 months ago

Japan’s “dream winter” comes at a heavy cost for locals

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The social media noise from Japan this winter has been hard to ignore. In this new world with border closures and lockdowns, many of us have turned to our screens …
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Niseko’s 2020 promo video is everything you’ll miss about Japan this season
11 months ago

Niseko’s 2020 promo video is everything you’ll miss about Japan this season

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Unless you’re reading this from Japan right now, there’s a good chance you’ll be skipping this season – at least the best months. So if you want a reminder of …
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Japan plans to open to tourists from April, quarantine to be scrapped
12 months ago

Japan plans to open to tourists from April, quarantine to be scrapped

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Japan’s borders will be open to foreign tourists by April if the government’s plan to open the country ahead of the postponed 2020 Olympics – now scheduled for summer 2021 …
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Japan’s 2020/21 winter forecast is a boost for some and a concern for others
12 months ago

Japan’s 2020/21 winter forecast is a boost for some and a concern for others

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The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has released its forecast for the 2020/21 winter season, indicating that above average snowfall and colder than average temperatures are a likely outcome for resorts …
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Skiing in Niseko will be different this winter: here’s what’s changing
12 months ago

Skiing in Niseko will be different this winter: here’s what’s changing

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Niseko Grand Hirafu has revealed a number of operational changes to be implemented for the 2020/21 season. In a letter addressed to the local community, resort General Manager Fumio Sato …
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Rusutsu to close gondola and lifts in limited operations plan for 2020/21
1 year ago

Rusutsu to close gondola and lifts in limited operations plan for 2020/21

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Rusutsu Resort has made the decision to run lifts on a limited schedule for the 2020/21 season, announcing that six lifts would be closed permanently and others operated on a …
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5 reasons Japan’s 20/21 ski season could be epic … if you can get there
1 year ago

5 reasons Japan’s 20/21 ski season could be epic … if you can get there

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COVID-19 has thrown a giant spanner in the works – one that is already having a major impact on international travel and which will likely extend to Japan’s 2020/21 winter …
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