Luxury Skiing In Siberia: A $130 Million Makeover

Featured image: Sheregesh gets a new cable car. Source: Runknown. It was a YouTube video seen ’round the world that changed the landscape – and the potential – for Sheregesh, a Siberian ski resort that has risen up from an ore mining town to become one of the most talked-about resorts of 2016. The clip,…

Skiing by the Hour? Perhaps. Ski-Centric App Raises $6.1 Million

Ski service app Skioo secured the funding just nine months after landing its first $1.5 million round. 1 ski pass — 55 resorts. This is the promise of Skioo, a European-based mobile app that has just secured its second round of funding. Owned by a team of Swiss and Norwegian investors that now includes racing…

The New Luxurious Route to Stowe: A Direct Flight for New Yorkers

New Yorkers torn between the exhaustion of driving North and the TSA hassle of flying West now have a plush new option for weekend warrior skiing. Tradewind Aviation, the private jet and chartered flight company known for its seamless Carribbean service, now flies between Westchester County Airport in New York and Morrisville-Stowe State Airport in…

Z Capital Buys Ski Hotel from ‘Youth’ Film

Private equity firm Z Capital has big plans for a small Swiss ski hotel. This month the global firm, based in New York, Illinois and Switzerland, acquired the historic Waldhaus Flims Mountain Resort & Spa in Flims, a hamlet of fewer than 3,000 people in the heart of the Swiss Alps. The hotel recently caught the…