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Ski resorts in the doldrums


The government will launch Thursday work on an investment plan dedicated to the mountain economy, which should be completed "at the end of April".

The craze for snowshoes and cross-country skiing was not enough.

Even less the need for the great outdoors, after weeks of confinement and curfews.

Due to the closure of the ski lifts, the February holidays were disastrous for ski resorts.

According to the National Association of Mountain Resort Mayors (ANMSM), open commercial accommodation (tourist residences, hotels, etc.) were only 34% occupied, while more than half were closed for lack of customers.

Usually everything is almost full;

These four weeks of vacation alone represent 30 to 50% of the activity of the year.

"Attendance fluctuates between 25% and 60%,"

specifies Jean-Luc Boch, president of the ANMSM.

The village stations are doing better than the high altitude stations, but none have made any money. "

Less numerous, holidaymakers also consumed less.

Despite the closure of restaurants, food businesses have performed less well.

As a precaution,

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Source: lefigaro

All business articles on 2021-03-07

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