Winter Sports Articles

Article | January 27, 2016
Baggage Fees Create New Market for Rental, Shipment of Ski Equipment   

Everyone hates airline baggage fees, except those who stand to benefit, namely ski and snowboard rental shops, and equipment shipping companies.... More>>

Article | January 13, 2016
Inside Events: US Biathlon   

Biathlon, combining cross-country skiing and marksmanship, has grown year-over-year. The US Biathlon Association is the national governing body,... More>>

Article | January 13, 2016
Warmer Winter Playing Havoc with Snow Sports Events   

The unseasonably warm temperatures this fall and throughout December and the early part of January were good for jokes, like a Facebook meme reading,... More>>

Article | December 28, 2015
Cold Play   

Winter brings sports that play out on the frozen landscape. Whether the venue is a ski resort, a curling arena or a sheet of ice for hockey, the... More>>

Article | December 9, 2015
Ski Resorts Boasting Upgrades in Hopes of Attracting Sports Revenue   

Ski resort owners, having invested big in facility upgrades with the goal of attracting more traffic, are anticipating winter with the same... More>>

Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism   

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories... More>>

Article | November 4, 2015
Personal Video Drones on Ski Mountains Can Open New Revenue Streams   

Planners of sports events held at mountain ski and snowboard resorts may soon have a new revenue stream: drone photography of competitors. A... More>>

Article | September 23, 2015
Blizzard of Non-Ski Activities Boosts Marketability of Winter Resorts   

Winter sports resorts are ramping up their facilities to bring in more events. In this case, though, it’s not just slopes, snow cannons or even... More>>

Article | August 11, 2015
Just Add Sun: Ski Resorts Cash In On Blizzard of Summer Sports Tourism   

With its mud pits, cargo nets, rock climbing and rope swings, Montana’s Big Sky Resort looked very little like a ski area. Of course, it was July.... More>>

Article | May 18, 2015
Ski Tourism: Up? Down? Who Knows?   

When it comes to ski tourism and travel for the winter of 2014-2015, statistics have been floating around; basically, they can be categorized as... More>>

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