Pontus Frithiof Selects SkiStar Lodge Hundfjället as a New Concept in the Mountains
Pontus Frithiof and Nordrest will be setting up in northern Sweden for the first time, as the two restaurants open at SkiStar's new resort, SkiStar Lodge Hundfjället, in Sälen. The two restaurants will have different concepts and specialities, but they will offer something for everyone with a focus on sustainability – good and well-prepared food based on locally produced ingredients.
SKISTAR OPENS THE WINTER SEASON WITH A FOCUS ON SAFETY AND SECURITY – NORWEGIAN MARKET A CHALLENGE WITH CURRENT QUARANTINE RULES
Interim Report: September 2020-November 2020: Comments from the CEO Stefan Sjöstrand: The coronavirus pandemic continued to affect our operations in the first quarter 2020/21, and the process of Covid-proofing our destinations continued throughout the autumn. SkiStar is introducing a range of precautionary measures to ensure the safety and security of our guests and employees.
SkiStar is ready for a Coronavirus-adapted winter season: All destinations will be open before Christmas
SkiStar Hemsedal was first to announce that the resort will be opening for skiing on 11 December, together with SkiStar Trysil, and it's now also clear that SkiStar Åre, Sälen and Vemdalen will be opening during the week commencing 14 December (calendar week 51)*.
SkiStar takes extensive measures to keep guests and staff safe this winter season
During the autumn, SkiStar has worked intensively in Norway and Sweden with destination companies, local and national actors such as the healthcare and emergency services as well as skiing industry organisations to help to protect guests and employees from Covid-19 during the forthcoming ski season. Based on standard industry guidelines, SkiStar is now implementing several safety measures.
FOURTH QUARTER ALSO MARKED BY THE CORONA CRISIS: STRONG DEMAND FOR THE COMING WINTER SEASON WITH SECURITY AND SAFETY IN FOCUS
Year-End ReportSeptember 2019-August 2020Fourth Quarter Net sales for the fourth quarter were SEK 151 (109) million, an increase of SEK 42 million (38 percent) compared with the previous year.Profit after tax was SEK -101 (-206) million, an increase of SEK 105 million (51 percent) compared with the previous year.Earnings per share amounted to SEK -1.23 (-2.57), an increase of 52 percent. Full Year
From smart digital services that provide a secure experience to new lodging options near the slopes – SkiStar's news upcoming winter season
New digital solutions that make life easier for guests, improved cancellation and booking changes protection and a host of new, modern lodging properties are at the heart of things as the skiing company presents its winter news.
CORONA CRISIS IMPACTS THIRD QUARTER – OPTIMISM AHEAD OF NEXT WINTER SEASON
Comments from the CEO Stefan Sjöstrand: March 2020 was the month that shook not only the world, but SkiStar too, as the spread of the new coronavirus left no-one unaffected. Announcements that our operations in both Norway and Austria had been forced to close were followed by Sweden’s Public Health Agency advising us to also close the Swedish resorts.
SALES RECORD AND EXCELLENT CONDITIONS IN THE FIRST SIX MONTHS, CHALLENGING END EXPECTEED
Comments from the CEO Stefan Sjöstrand: The spread of the new Coronavirus has not passed anyone unnoticed. On 12 March, we received Norwegian municipal announcements that our operations in both Hemsedal and Trysil had to be closed down. As always, health and safety is our main priority, so the focus has been on employees and guests.
HEAD TO THE HOME OF SNOW: another terrific season continues in Sweden and Norway
When it comes to snow, it’s hard to beat Norway and Sweden. SkiStar’s five Scandinavian ski resorts have seen great conditions so far this season, with Åre, Sälen and Vemdalen in Sweden and Trysil and Hemsedal in Norway currently enjoying snow depths of between 62 cm and 168 cm.
EASTER ON THE SCANDINAVIAN SLOPES
Easter is the ideal time to get away for a family ski holiday; in fact, it’s something of a tradition in Sweden and Norway. With longer, warmer days, glorious pink sunrises and sunsets and a more chilled-out vibe on the slopes, the Easter holidays are the perfect time to relax and spend time together in nature.
SAS FLIGHTS FROM LONDON HEATHROW TO SCANDINAVIAN MOUNTAINS AIPORT FOR WINTER 2020/21 GO ON SALE TODAY
Starting today (February 20), SAS is launching tickets to Sweden and Norway’s largest ski resorts, Sälen and Trysil, for Winter 2020/2021. Direct flights from London Heathrow to Scandinavian Mountains Airport will operate from December 26 2020 to April 3 2021. Accommodation is also bookable at skistar.com.
SkiStar’s 10 top tips if you're new to the slopes
Everyone was a beginner on the slopes at some point. We've all felt those butterflies and experienced that sense of terror mixed with elation. Ski instructor and mother-of-two Marie Stenmalm, manager of SkiStar's ski school in Sälen, has taught thousands of adults and children to take those first turns.