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Strong bookings continue and favourable snow conditions pave the way for yet another good winter season

Strong bookings continue and favourable snow conditions pave the way for yet another good winter season

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2017 07:34 GMT

​Comments from the CEO Mats Årjes: Winter has arrived at our destinations and from week 49, all our ski resorts have opened for the season with good snow conditions. In addition to a covering of natural snow, the conditions for snow production have been good. Bookings, expressed as the number of overnight stays, are 2 percent higher than at the same point in the previous year.

Best ever financial year and good bookings for the winter season

Best ever financial year and good bookings for the winter season

Press Releases   •   Oct 04, 2017 07:00 BST

- We have experienced another good winter season, which has contributed to a strong financial year, and we are once again able to present the best results in SkiStar’s history, with our financial targets achieved and exceeded. Valle’s Weeks, good winter holiday weeks, conference activities & increased capital gains made a strong contribution to the improved results, says Mats Årjes CEO, SkiStar.

From Åre to Tyrol – read the ski season’s hottest news

From Åre to Tyrol – read the ski season’s hottest news

Press Releases   •   Sep 19, 2017 07:00 BST

Exclusive new lodge in Hemsedal, new gondola lift in St. Johann and even more snow. And now there is even better and more exciting skiing in Sälen, Trysil, Vemdalen and Åre. The SkiStar ski resort company presents exciting winter news.

SkiStars very popular Valle the snowman opens his own ski school in St. Johann

SkiStars very popular Valle the snowman opens his own ski school in St. Johann

Press Releases   •   Sep 19, 2017 07:00 BST

SkiStars famous and popular children’s character Valle the snowman was already in his first winter in St. Johann a success for families who visited St. Johann. Now in the second winter Valle will introduce his unique ski school. Valle’s ski school teaches all kids from 3 to 9 years how to ski and to be safe and secure skiers with educated ski instructors from St. Johann’s local ski schools.

New chairlift in St. Johann for memorable skiing experiences

New chairlift in St. Johann for memorable skiing experiences

Press Releases   •   Aug 18, 2017 08:10 BST

The last step to install the 6-seater chairlift at the Eichenhof is done. The authorities gave green light for the start of the construction. The improvement of the Eichenhof region to a family-friendly access into the ski area is now on the way. Modern comfortable lifts guarantee memorable skiing experiences.

Continuing keen interest in alpine skiing and increased revenue from property development

Continuing keen interest in alpine skiing and increased revenue from property development

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2017 07:05 BST

After an early start to the season, with cold weather and snow in November and an unusually mild December, business gained momentum from the Christmas and New Year holidays. In summarising the results for the first nine months, it is once again our great pleasure to present the best results in SkiStar’s history, says Mats Årjes CEO SkiStar.

SkiStar St. Johann: Better comfort and access with new gondola and chairlift

SkiStar St. Johann: Better comfort and access with new gondola and chairlift

Press Releases   •   Jun 05, 2017 10:00 BST

SkiStar St. Johann looks back on a successful winter season and is full of struggles for the future. Last year's investment in the expansion and quality increase has already had a very positive impact. The reorientation towards families continues to be the focus of further development and investment.

More Britons are choosing SkiStar's resorts for their skiing holidays; Bookings up 35 % in Åre and Vemdalen

More Britons are choosing SkiStar's resorts for their skiing holidays; Bookings up 35 % in Åre and Vemdalen

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2017 05:50 BST

Throughout the winter it's been possible to fly direct from London Gatwick to Åre/Östersund Airport with easyJet, and then reach Åre and Vemdalen by direct transfer. This increased accessibility for Londoners via easyJet's direct line, combined with the fact that more Britons are travelling to the resorts via a Stockholm to Åre/Östersund flights, have led to an upturn in ski tourism from the UK.

Brand new state-of-the-art accommodation in Hemsedal now open for bookings for next winter

Brand new state-of-the-art accommodation in Hemsedal now open for bookings for next winter

Press Releases   •   Mar 23, 2017 06:00 GMT

In December, 100 new state-of-the-art apartments in a perfect location close to the ski slope in Hemsedal will be ready to receive their first guests. In addition to high-class apartments, SkiStar Lodge Hemsedal Suites also offers family apartments with a design featuring SkiStar's popular children's character, a large climbing wall for older children, as well as a restaurant and bar.

Keen interest in alpine skiing and increased capital gains bring more record results

Keen interest in alpine skiing and increased capital gains bring more record results

Press Releases   •   Mar 22, 2017 07:09 GMT

After an early start to the season, with cold weather and snow in November and an unusually mild December, business gained momentum from the Christmas and New Year holidays. In summarising the results for the first six months, we are pleased to present the best results in SkiStar’s history once again, Mats Årjes CEO SkiStar.

New slopes open after heavy snowfall on all SkiStar mountains

New slopes open after heavy snowfall on all SkiStar mountains

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2017 11:08 GMT

Large quantities of new snow, a prolonged cold period and lots of open slopes – the heavy snowfalls over recent days and the ongoing cold weather are good news for skiing enthusiasts in Åre, Sälen, Vemdalen, Trysil, Hemsedal and Sankt Johann in Tirol. The demand for bookings is high at SkiStar's ski resorts.

Good bookings and early start to the season

Good bookings and early start to the season

Press Releases   •   Dec 21, 2016 07:19 GMT

Early snow and cold have enabled us to open all our ski resorts earlier than in the previous year and everything is in place for good skiing conditions over Christmas and the New Year. Bookings for the next winter season are 1 percent higher than at the same point in the previous year, says CEO SkiStar, Mats Årjes

SkiStar opens for skiing in the Austrian skiresort of St. Johann

SkiStar opens for skiing in the Austrian skiresort of St. Johann

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2016 08:11 GMT

It's time to open for skiing at SkiStar's new ski resort, St. Johann in Tirol. SkiStar has developed and improved the snow-making facilities at the Austrian resort in time for this winter. Together with the recent cold period, this means that the resort will be opening on Thursday 8 December.

SkiStar opens all its Scandinavian ski resorts

SkiStar opens all its Scandinavian ski resorts

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2016 15:15 GMT

It's time to start the skiseason: SkiStar is opening the slopes and lifts. Hemsedal, Trysil and Vemdalen are opening right now, while the Swedish resorts of Åre and Sälen will be following suit soon. The abundant snowfall in Sweden and Norway has created a great deal of interest in skiing in Scandinavia's mountain regions and the booking demand at SkiStar's resorts is high.

Closer to the scandinavien skiresorts Vemdalen and Åre from London in the winter

Closer to the scandinavien skiresorts Vemdalen and Åre from London in the winter

Press Releases   •   Nov 10, 2016 06:45 GMT

Ski enthusiasts can this winter travel direct to the ski resorts of Åre and Vemdalen from the UK capital, London. The UK's largest airline, easyJet, starts its direct service every Sunday from 11 December to Åre/Östersund airport from London Gatwick. Affordable, convenient shuttle service to Åre and Vemdalen direct from the airport is now available.

​Trysil gets two Radisson Blu Resort hotels

​Trysil gets two Radisson Blu Resort hotels

Press Releases   •   Nov 02, 2016 11:58 GMT

One of Norway's best resort hotels is to change name from Park Inn Trysil to Radisson Blu Mountain Resort & Residences. Trysil will be able to boast two fantastic Radisson Blu Resort hotels as from the start of the season.

A presentation of SkiStar's news for winter 2016/17

A presentation of SkiStar's news for winter 2016/17

Press Releases   •   Oct 12, 2016 07:00 BST

Smart cameras that capture your jumps in the park on film, Valle's ski school for children and daycare on the slopes. This is just some of the news from the ski tour operator SkiStar for the coming winter season, where the focus is on young people, a new modern express lift in Trysil and especially a whole new family ski resort in the Alps, St Johann.

SkiStar launches its first ski resort in the Alps   -   St. Johann is now available for booking

SkiStar launches its first ski resort in the Alps - St. Johann is now available for booking

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2016 06:48 BST

SkiStar is now launching its first destination in the Alps. St. Johann in the Austrian Tyrol can be booked at skistar.com. The venture is the first step in establishing a ski travel company in the Alps.

A satisfactory financial year and good bookings for the period ahead

A satisfactory financial year and good bookings for the period ahead

Press Releases   •   Oct 04, 2016 07:28 BST

We have experienced another good winter season that has helped deliver a strong financial year with increased profit and exceeded financial targets. The number of skier days increased by 4 percent to 5.1 million, while the number of booked overnight stays increased by 5 percent to 524,000, says Mats Årjes, CEO at SkiStar.

Successful winter season continues in third quarter

Successful winter season continues in third quarter

Press Releases   •   Jun 22, 2016 08:02 BST

After a late start to the season due to mild weather, business gained momentum from the Christmas and New Year holidays. More guests in January, mainly due to ​Valle’s Winter Weeks and SkiStar Business, combined with good winter and Easter breaks, contributed to the improved results. A weak Norwegian krone has brought an increased inflow of foreign guests, mainly from the Danish market.