Skiing

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‘It opened my eyes’: Lesotho ski resort goes off-piste to keep workers
The pandemic has hit tourism but retraining and a range of initiatives have enabled staff to stay and even hit the slopes

Silence Charumbira in Butha-Buthe

28, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Raring to go’: Australia’s ski resorts prepare for a post-pandemic comeback like no other
After a muted 2020 ski season, alpine towns are hoping heavy snowfall will bring back travellers and revive businesses

Mostafa Rachwani

11, Jun, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Blow for French ski resorts as Covid rules hit holiday season
Government says restrictions likely to remain in place through vital half-term period

Kim Willsher in Paris

21, Jan, 2021 @1:53 PM

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France will carry out border checks to stop skiers from spreading Covid
Coronavirus clusters in Alpine resorts played key role in early spread of virus in Europe

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

02, Dec, 2020 @3:55 PM

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Austria set to bow to pressure on Covid risk with ski holiday ban
Country has faced calls from European neighbours over spread of virus at its resorts

Kate Connolly in Berlin

01, Dec, 2020 @1:08 PM

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UK ski holiday firms in limbo as Covid restrictions and Brexit bite
British tourists, chalet owners and resort staff wait for winter season decisions across Europe

Miles Brignall, Rupert Jones and Patrick Collinson

28, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Scotland’s ski resorts left in limbo with potential bumper season looming
Highland resorts introduce Covid-safety measures in readiness for skiers missing usual trips to the Alps, but local restrictions mean they cannot cash in

Gemma Bowes

27, Nov, 2020 @3:32 PM

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'If the EU says we can’t open, they should pay': Italian ski resort awaits Covid ruling
Sestriere’s residents agree with Austria that EU should foot bill if Christmas skiing season cancelled

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

27, Nov, 2020 @2:43 PM

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Europe at odds over plan to ban Christmas ski holidays amid pandemic
Germany, Italy and France in favour of resort closures but Austria and Switzerland fear economic damage

Jon Henley and Philip Oltermann

26, Nov, 2020 @12:30 PM

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British ski workers ‘set to lose seasonal jobs’ after Brexit
Instructors, chalet cooks, drivers and nannies among 25,000 who may no longer be eligible to take up posts in EU countries

Jamie Doward

22, Nov, 2020 @10:15 AM

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Will Scotland become the new ski destination?
With British skiers nervous about booking holidays in Europe, travel specialists are predicting an exodus to the north

Jamie Doward

15, Nov, 2020 @6:20 AM

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Tour operator won’t refund me for cancelled ski trip
Wasteland Ski owes me £677 for a university trip but seems to be avoiding paying

Miles Brignall

27, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

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