SkiStar invests heavily in hotels: Takes over the operation of six hotels and lodges in Scandinavian mountain resorts
As part of SkiStar's work to consolidate its position as the leading holiday tour operator for Scandinavia, the company is now taking a new approach to hotel development in the Scandinavian mountains. SkiStar will operate six lodges and hotels at the company's destinations. The investment is made possible by increasing the pace of real estate development as the company has today agreed with Peab.
SkiStar is closing off the historic winter season with 150 days of skiing: Safety and security continued focus for summer
On 2 May, the last two of SkiStar’s destinations, Åre in Sweden and Hemsedal in Norway, closed for the winter season, a season which was historic in many ways as the company succeeded in staying open all winter, offering a total of 150 days of skiing. The focus has been on the safety of all guests, employees and residents of the ski resorts, along with good snow conditions and good service.
SkiStar investing heavily in Scandinavia: Divests ownership of St. Johann in Tirol
The strong trend in Scandinavia of active mountain holidays all year round with family and friends is here to stay. To strengthen its position as the leading holiday tour operator for Scandinavia, SkiStar has decided to sell its shares as majority owner of the ski resort St. Johann in Tirol in Austria. The buyer is the Austrian family company Schultz Gruppe, which operates several ski resorts.
SKISTAR REPORTS POSITIVE Q2 RESULTS IN THE MIDST OF THE CURRENT PANDEMIC – CONTINUING CHALLENGES IN THE NORWEGIAN MARKET
Half-Year Report September 2020-February 2021: High demand in Sweden and hopes for a good, long winter season in Scandinavia with ski resorts open. Continuing challenges in Norway with its strict entry and quarantine rules in response to the coronavirus, resulting in a loss of foreign guests, which in turn has a negative effect on earnings.
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 Åre: Ski until the 4th of May
In a few days March will be here and the hours of daylight in the Swedish mountains keep adding up. And there are many weeks of great skiing left as SkiStar Åre keeps on running the winter season until 4 May. Spring in Åre is also packed with major events including JOI, Red Bull Home Run, Skutskjutet and Freeride.
SkiStar Åre: Åre gearing up to winter’s coolest sport event
On 16-18 February, the third of the four events which constitute the World Championship will be held in Swedish ski resort Åre, making this one of the winter’s greatest sport events estimated to attract large crowds of spectators. At the moment, the 420 metres long ice course is being finalized; a course that snakes down the hill before finishing right in the middle of Åre Square.
SkiStar Åre: Red Bull Crashed Ice in Åre
The Red Bull Crashed Ice event will take place on Saturday 18 February in Åre, from 18.00 until approximately 20.00. The start is built up on the hill above the E14 highway, diagonally to the right above Timmerstugan and the finish area in the town centre, at Åre Square. Admission to the event is free. Download the Red Bull Crashed Ice app to stay updated on progress!
SkiStar Åre: Season 2011/12 News
Åre is a modern ski resort with a long history and, with its international atmosphere, Scandinavia’s alpine capital. The train stops in the centre of town and there are two international airports just an hour away. Ski terrain stretch from children-friendly Björnen in the east, through the challenging high zone in central Åre, to carving enthusiasts’ paradise Duved in the west.
SkiStar Åre: Jibbing, skiing, sunning and biking during the best weekend of the year in Åre
The winter season concludes with Freeride, Skutskjutet, Hot Dog and huge après-ski at the square. Meanwhile the summer season runs a sneak opening with free bicycling in the toboggan track.
SkiStar Åre: Freeride 2011 moves to Stendalen and Bräcke
The traditional Freeride event in the Tusenmeter piste will be moved this year. Because of problems repairing the Tusenmeter lift, it will not be possible to reopen the lift before the end of the season. Instead the classic Åre event will move to Stendalen and Bräcke. Nevertheless there will be a black mega jump, freshly shaped lines in both Bräcke and Stendalen, as well as a water basin.
SkiStar Åre: The amateurs challenging the pros in Åre High Five by Carlsberg
On Saturday 26 March the popular event Åre High Five by Carlsberg returns to Stjärntorget in the centre of the resort where large quantities of snow have fallen over the past few days. The five decisive disciplines will offer the amateurs the chance of challenging the top Swedish skiing elite in a line-up including names such as Jon Olsson, Kaj Zackrisson, Anna Holmlund and Henrik Windstedt.