Late 2010 French Ski Holidays
When it comes to booking a ski holiday, skiers do not need a list of good reasons to do what they love doing, whether they are taking to the slopes in
France or anywhere else. For most committed skiers, it is not a question of whether they will pursue their passion if only they can find a good reason to
do so. That they will be on the slopes somewhere is a given. And why not? Skiing is an exhilarating and challenging sport that almost never
disappoints, regardless of venue and conditions.
As any skier knows, Europe has an abundance of excellent ski resorts. Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Andorra, to name just a few, all boast excellent
skiing venues. And no doubt they would argue point for point that skiing in their country is equal to or better than all other experiences. French skiers
would undoubtedly disagree of course. But if you do need good reasons to pass up all others in favor of a ski holiday in France, here they are:
* The first reason is that the ski industry in France is bending over backwards to get skiers on their slopes. Like the rest of the world France is well
aware of the effects of the current economic crisis. They are also aware that there is another crisis that can have a direct effect on the skiing industry.
Global warming has the potential to throw a giant monkey wrench in the gears of France ski holiday resorts and the skiing industry in general. It is not
as imminent a threat as is the economy, but it can be much more devastating in the long run. Anyone in the industry with any vision has to be
concerned and they are.
The result is that there are many excellent deals to be had. Hotels, villas, chalets and apartments are offering very attractive discounts and discount
packages, especially for those who want to book either the beginning or end of the ski season. It is a kind of "strike while the iron is hot" mentality at
work that primarily benefits the consumer. France ski holiday resorts want to fill up all available rooms for as long as they can. The result