Increased interest in snow sport during Winter Olympics underpins hopes of ski recovery, Crystal Ski Industry Report finds

To read the report, please click here An exceptionally late Easter and challenging snow conditions across much of the northern Alps, resulted in a decline in the ski market of 3.6% last winter (from just under 900,000 in 2012/13 to 867,700 in 2013/14) the Crystal Ski Industry Report 2014 finds. Looking forward to the coming…

Skiers’ quest for value leads to resilience in the tour operator market, Crystal Ski Report 2012 finds

Tour operators increased their share of the ski market for the third consecutive year last season, the Crystal Ski Industry Report 2012 finds. Packages including lift passes, equipment and catering proved popular with consumers seeking good value and financial certainty. The top eight ski operators’ market share increased to 86% (up 1%) of the total…

Strong early bookings and rise in luxury spending as skiers buck the trend – Crystal Ski Industry Report 2008

Download: 2008 Crystal Ski Industry Report In 2007/8 the total ski market grew by 3% across all sectors despite depressed early sales caused by challenging snow conditions in Europe the previous year. It was the seventh successive year of growth, during which the total number of skiers travelling abroad rose from 921,000 to more than 1.22m,…