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Indoor Snow Centre for Wales Entering “Pre-Application Consultation”

A major indoor snow centre planned near Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales will enter its Pre-Application Consultation (PAC) period next month with the planning application to be submitted once that is completed, the team behind the complex has announced. They say that the all year round indoor resort at Rhydycar West will include one of Europe’s longest indoor snow slopes,

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Saudi Arabia to Build Outdoor Ski Area

Saudi Arabia have announced plans to build a ski-resort in the desert as part of the Kingdom’s Neom megacity project. The ski resort, named ‘Trojena’, will contain a “folded vertical village” and a three-kilometre man-made lake. “Trojena will redefine mountain tourism for the world by creating a place based on the principles of ecotourism, highlighting our efforts to preserve nature

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New “World’s Largest Indoor Ski Resort” is “Expected to be Completed by End of Year”

Reports from China, where the focus is on in imminent Winter Olympics and Paralympics around capital Beijing, indicate that a new “world’s largest indoor snow centre”, including an indoor Olympic standard ski run, will be completed in the country’s second city, Shanghai, before the end of 2022. Now known as WintaStar Shanghai, the spectacular project was first unveiled as Winterland

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Bode Miller Joins Indoor Snow Centres Group

America’s most successful male ski racer and world-famous name in the wintersports world, Bode Miller, has joined the Alpine-X group as ‘Innovation Officer’. Alpine-X have plans to build at least 10 indoor snow centres across America with an initial the $200 million development facility known as Fairfax Peak in Northern Virginia moving through the planning approval process with a target

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SnowWorld Group Celebrates 25 Years

The SnowWorld Group who are headquartered in The Netherlands celebrated 25 years in business in December. The company has been the most successful and most prominent in the world of indoor snowsports, which is itself only just over three decades old in its modern era of refrigerated halls. SnowWorld now operate seven indoor snow centres, along with associated hotels and

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Planned New Australian Indoor Snow Centre to be Fully Green-Powered

A planned new indoor snow centre, Winter Sports World, proposed for Penrith near Sydney in Australia will be entirely powered by a 1.2 megawatt power supply of photovoltaic solar cells on the roof, the team behind the project say.  That’s the equivalent of powering 220 homes with photovoltaic panels, feeding into an on-site battery storage facility. The $300 million development

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Mixed Reports on The Plans Of The Operator of the World’s Largest Indoor Snow Centres

The Sunac group, which runs at least six indoor snow centres in China, including the world’s three largest by snow area, was a major presence at this year’s at The World Winter Sports (Beijing) Expo staged in early autumn. The Sunac Culture & Tourism Group exhibited its ability to manage the whole chain of the snow industry and the advantages

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