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COVID-19 and winter ski season in Andorra

On Tuesday, 13th October, the government laid out its diagnostic strategy for Covid-19 and the travel industry, which accounts for 30% of Andorra’s GDP.

There will be a protocol based on continuous screening of all sectors of the population, both with current diagnostic techniques and with the incorporation of rapid antigen tests.

EU member states will establish …

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All ski resorts of Andorra will be closed from March 14, 2020

“Ski Andorra” on behalf of the Andorran ski resorts communicates that all ski resorts of Andorra will be closed from March 14, 2020. They have made this decision to avoid any risk of spreading of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

According to “Ski Andorra” press release, “the health of our clients, workers and the general population is above …

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Andorra government reinforces preventive measures to contain COVID-19

Andorran Prime Minister, Xavier Espot, and Health Minister, Joan Martinez Benazet, convened an urgent press conference last night to announce new, strengthened measures to contain COVID-19 after confirming the infection of 87-year-old Andorran citizen.

The head of government called on “calm and solidarity” in the face of an “exceptional situation.” He added that Andorra will face …

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Freeride is the essence of joy, extreme throws some fear in the mix, said Nicola Thost, snowboard rider who took part in Freeride World Tour Andorra

Interview with Nicola Thost – Freeride World Tour Vallnord  February 18th 2015:

You have many titles: you were Olympic champion (halfpipe), the winner of the world Cup of ISF (snowboard)… Now you are one of the top women snowboarders in FWT. Is it your life style to be always in the front line?  Why and how did …

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From 23rd of February to 3rd of March a stage of the Alpine ski World Championship and the World cup «Flying kilometer» will take place in Andorra (Grandvalira)

From 23rd of February to 3rd of March a stage of the Alpine ski World Championship and the World cup «Flying kilometer» will take place in Andorra (Grandvalira). This event will be welcomed by Grau Roig sector for the fourth year in a row. This season the ski resort also gained FIS confidence and was …

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The next stage of freeride competition, organized by Swatch Freeride World Tour (FWT), will take place in Andorra from 13th to 19th of February, 2015

Stage of freeride competition started in January, 2015. The championship organizer is a sport division Swatch Freeride World Tour (FWT). The division unites the best alpine skiers and snowboarders in the world for participation in competitions at the world’s upscale ski resorts. Andorra’s ski resort Vallnord (La Masana parish) is among them.

One of the five …

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Grandvalira invested about 400 000 euro in the improvement of its infrastructure before the ski season of 2014-2015

The largest ski resort of Andorra Grandvalira invested about 400000 euro in the improvement of the infrastructure of three “snow parks”: Snowpark Xavi, Snowpark El Tarter and Sunset Park Peretol. Thus Grandvalira will manage to expand the volume of services and the range of entertainment objects, located on the territory of the resort during the …

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