Press Releases

SkiStar AB: Growing interest in summer holidays in the Swedish and Norwegian mountains

Jun 19, 2014 13:42 BST SkiStar AB The possibility to spend time together on an active holiday attracts many guests to the Swedish and Norwegian mountains also in the summer. The wide and varied offerings of activities such as lift-assisted hiking and biking, exciting events and challenging competitions for all levels provide for fun for everyone.

SkiStar Åre: Åre to host the Alpine World Ski Championships in 2019

Jun 12, 2014 14:38 BST SkiStar AB On 5 June 2014 at the International Ski Federation, FIS, congress in Barcelona, Swedish resort Åre was elected to host the 2019 Alpine World Ski Championships. Åre, most recently hosting the WSC in 2007 was elected with the narrowest possible margin: 9 votes against 8 for the sole competitor, Italian Cortina d’Ampezzo.

SkiStar AB: SkiStar aiming for new business with major venture in mountain sports e-commerce

Apr 15, 2014 09:57 BST SkiStar AB With ten million annual visits at skistar.com and more than one million active customer contacts, SkiStar is now taking the next step towards new business. SkiStar opts to develop e-commerce within mountains sports with the main focus on alpine skiing, to one hundred percent integrated with the existing online booking flow at skistar.com. The launch is planned for the autumn 2014.

SkiStar AB: The Swedish Government believes in the tourism industry!

Apr 04, 2014 08:28 BST SkiStar AB The Swedish Government has today decided to invest SEK 250 million to implement the plans to build a new airport in Sälen. Together with private investments, this project will comprise over SEK one billion.

Feb 25, 2014 15:31 GMT SkiStar AB Sales of off-piste safety equipment are booming but the knowledge and skills at using the gear do not always match the quality of the avalanche pack. In an effort to remedy this, Hemsedal Skisenter is now offering a free training arena for the use of avalanche search equipment.

SkiStar AB: Full winter at Scandinavia’s prime ski resorts

Dec 20, 2013 13:41 GMT SkiStar AB At all the SkiStar destinations Åre, Hemsedal, Trysil, Sälen and Vemdalen skiing is in full swing and the season’s news together with the introduction of the children’s concept Valle are ready to greet the first major arrival of guests during Christmas. The next two weekends will also see the official openings of the three new chairlifts in Åre, also adding another 13 hectares to the ski area.

SkiStar AB: News 2013/2014

Sep 04, 2013 10:00 BST SkiStar AB Skiing is much more than an outdoor pursuit and holiday activity – it is a lifestyle that carves through all the stages in life. To make skiing as much fun as possible for the youngest guests we're introducing a common kids’ concept at the SkiStar destinations Åre, Hemsedal, Trysil, Sälen and Vemdalen. The most important news includes no less than three new chairlifts in Åre and new skiing areas.

SkiStar Åre: Åre’s ‘In the Footsteps of Giants’ nominated for international award

Apr 23, 2013 15:31 BST SkiStar AB The conceptual light setting “In the Footsteps of Giants” is one of the remaining finalists for the Lamp Awards 2013 – an international competition in architectural lighting. In the Footsteps of Giants was designed by Ljusarkitektur and is one of the 20 finalists selected from 608 entrants.

SkiStar Åre: Three new chairlifts in Åre

Apr 12, 2013 10:57 BST SkiStar AB With one of the most significant investments in lifts ever made in Åre, next season will see the addition of no less than three modern chairlifts. The new lifts will boast capacity in the ski area with about 5 000 persons and further improve the skiing experience in the zone below the treeline. The building work will commence in May, and opening of the three new lifts will be in December 2013.

SkiStar Åre: Skiing turns showtime when Jon Olsson takes on Åre

Apr 05, 2013 09:21 BST SkiStar AB The world’s greatest Big Air stars: Henrik Harlaut and Tanner Hall in the company of many others are in place in Åre to take part in the 2013 edition of Jon Olsson Invitational - JOI. The event now also includes the parallel slalom competition Betsafe Alpine Challenge, BAC, with many contestants from the men’s alpine elite.