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Brits shun the sun for après-ski

Many Brits are shunning the sun in favour of a snow holiday, with 44 per cent of people revealing they would be happy to trade a beach holiday or city break for the slopes. Almost a fifth of people go on a snow holiday every year and over 20 per cent of lucky Brits hit the piste two or three times a year.

Spring skiing in the Dolomites

Spring skiing in the Dolomites

There are numerous advantages to late season skiing – warmer and sunnier days, quieter slopes and shorter lift queues, as well as lower hotel rates and ski passes – but this year, there's the added benefit of great snow.

Verbier adapts to the strong franc

Verbier adapts to the strong franc

Ski rental relief in Verbier as 15% is slashed off the current prices as well as the good news of 15% discount on holiday reservations in apartments and chalets from February 2015.

Silver skiers could be forced out in the cold this season due to the cost of cover

Older skiers face an uphill struggle to get covered on the slopes, according to research from Gocompare.com Travel Insurance.

Snow time like the present to experience Scotland's skiing and snowboarding resorts

Snow time like the present to experience Scotland's skiing and snowboarding resorts

This winter is bursting with brilliant moments on Scotland's mountain slopes and now is the time to get out there and experience the beauty of the mountain ranges in the snow.

Top ski boutique hotels

Top ski boutique hotels

If you’re looking to hit the slopes this winter but don’t want to stay in a large hotel or chalet then check out Ski Solutions’ top five boutique hotels which offer stylish décor, great service and facilities:

Ski again - Time for a comeback

Ski again - Time for a comeback

Taking to your skis again means re-discovering the lightness of being. And in Austria, there are plenty of special offers to help you to fall in love with skiing all over again.

Catering for Gourmets - Ski Safari’s menu for foodie skiers

There are many ingredients required to make the ultimate recipe for a perfect skiing holiday. Mix together fresh powder and mountain scenery, add a sprinkling of sunshine and combine it with convenient accommodation options and heaps to do off the slopes and you almost have the perfect fusion.

Self cater in style and still save in the mountains

Self cater in style and still save in the mountains

Those travelling out to the mountains in the New Year can save time and money and still have a high-end experience in Pierre & Vacances Premium accommodation.

We have ski lift-off!

As the region’s Christmas getaway begins, snow sport fans from across the West Midlands are making the most of two new flight routes to ski destinations.

Youth Charity Snow-Camp launches ‘Ski 2 The Moon’

Youth Charity Snow-Camp launches ‘Ski 2 The Moon’

This winter season, Snow-Camp is seeking the support of thousands of passionate skiers and snowboarders to create history by being part of the biggest snowsports event ever launched – the Ski 2 The Moon challenge.

Nira Montana opens in La Thuile, Italy

Nira Montana opens in La Thuile, Italy

Luxury hotel group Nira Hotels and Resorts has opened its new hotel - Nira Montana - in north Italy. Situated in the picturesque town of La Thuile, at the foot of Mont Blanc, the new property will be the only five star hotel in La Thuile, steps from the ski slopes and hiking trails of the Italian Alps.

Adelboden the third most popular ski area in Switzerland

Adelboden the third most popular ski area in Switzerland

The picturesque – and little-known – Swiss ski resort of Adelboden opened for the winter season over the weekend, with six inches of snow falling last week to make sure conditions were perfect for the first day's skiing.

Skiers may find their piste closure cover useful as snow is scarce in the Alps

Skiers and snowboarders heading to the Alps and Pyrenees in the next few weeks may find that their travel insurance policy offers some solace for the distinct lack of snow.

Last minute, purse friendly, festive accommodation in the snow

Last minute, purse friendly, festive accommodation in the snow

Celebrate the festive season in the heart of the French Alps with Basecamp’s purse friendly accommodation deals.