Monthly archive November, 2019
Case Study: Train travel is less than flying (again!)

Case Study: Train travel is less than flying (again!)

I’ve heard several people say “Well, I would take the train, but it costs so much more than flying.” However, while this may be true in certain circumstances my blog post last month showed that it’s certainly not always the case. In that case, I looked at the equivalent cost of travelling to Les Arcs...
New train map of the Alps available

New train map of the Alps available

If you’re planning a train trip to the Alps this winter, you might find this new map from ‘2theAlps’ useful. ‘The Alps – Skiing by Train’ covers 200 resorts in seven countries across the Alps from France to Slovenia via Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein and Italy. Over 100 rail-served resorts included Over 100 rail-served resorts...
Ski Flight Free in the news

Ski Flight Free in the news

It’s been great to see some excellent support for the Ski Flight Free campaign in the specialist ski industry press, as well as the national papers. Maybe you read about Ski Flight Free in one of these articles:                 If you know of any other press mentions for...
“Meet the man trying to put us out of business…”

“Meet the man trying to put us out of business…”

I was at the London Ski & Snowboard Festival last month. It has its critics, but I always enjoy catching up with other people in the industry, and also having the chance to meet the people that mean there is a ski business at all – the holiday-taking public. London is the only remaining consumer...
Oatly lead way for carbon labelling

Oatly lead way for carbon labelling

You can have the greatest impact on your carbon footprint by reducing the number of flights you take but changing your diet can help too. Recently I stopped drinking dairy milk and moved to oat milk. That’s when I came across Oatly. You may know the brand: their advertising stands out. These are two of my...