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Dream job on offer as Hakuba Brew Pub goes up for lease
4 hours ago

Dream job on offer as Hakuba Brew Pub goes up for lease

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Picture your new life riding powder at Hakuba’s Iwatake ski resort in the morning, then sliding straight to the front door of Hakuba Brew Pub, a venue that was set …
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Niseko Hanazono gets luxe upgrade with new lifts and terrain
3 days ago

Niseko Hanazono gets luxe upgrade with new lifts and terrain

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If the launch of Park Hyatt Niseko Hanazono last season wasn’t enough to suggest that Niseko Hanazono is getting a little bit fancy, then the new additions to Niseko Hanazono’s …
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Aussies could be flying to Japan by December in huge boost for ski season
4 weeks ago

Aussies could be flying to Japan by December in huge boost for ski season

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In what would be a huge boost for the Japanese ski season, Qantas has outlined plans for the resumption of international travel to some countries, likely including Japan, by mid-December. …
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Ski Asia readers reveal where they’re planning to ski next
4 weeks ago

Ski Asia readers reveal where they’re planning to ski next

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Japan is currently closed to international travel, but many are still planning their next escape when the border walls come down. A recent survey of close to one thousand Ski …
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68% of skiers want compulsory vaccination in ski resorts
2 months ago

68% of skiers want compulsory vaccination in ski resorts

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A recent survey of Ski Asia readers found that more than two thirds believe vaccination should be mandatory for ski resort users in Japan. Of the 875 users who completed …
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Film festival award-winner “I am Niseko” will leave you determined to return
6 months ago

Film festival award-winner “I am Niseko” will leave you determined to return

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There’s been nothing quite like “I am Niseko”, a short film produced by the team at Niseko Photography and Guiding, to capture the void left by COVID-19 in the once-bustling …
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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’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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