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Left out in the cold: Covid-19 puts the freeze on Alpine ski resorts

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Whether it's for the fresh air and exhilarating outdoor pursuits, or the hot chocolate, fondue and après-ski fun, Europe's Alps are one of the continent's most popular holiday destinations. Or at least, they used to be. The region boasts more than a third of the world's ski resorts, and normally a winter season in the Alps generates about €28 billion in revenue. But major operators say bookings this year are dramatically down amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Added on the 15/01/2021 20:04:57 - Copyright : France 24 EN

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