Category : Under Construction

World’s Largest Indoor Snow Centre Nears Completion

World’s Largest Indoor Snow Centre Nears Completion

The world’s biggest indoor snow centre yet is nearing completion and is due to open later this year. Wanda Cultural Tourism City located in the Songbei District of Harbin, a city in the far North east of the country, will not, it seems, take the title of ‘longest indoor snow slope’...

Belgian Dry Slope Demolished Ahead of New Indoor Snow Centre Construction

Belgian Dry Slope Demolished Ahead of New Indoor Snow Centre Construction

The Ski Aspen dry slope at Wilrijk in Belgium has been demolished top allow for the construction of an indoor snow centre this year. The centre had been operating with one of the world’s largest artificial surface ski slopes for more than three decades. Tens of thousands of skiers have learned...

Egyptians To See Snow For The First Time in Ski Egypt

Egyptians To See Snow For The First Time in Ski Egypt

Ahmed Galal Ismail, CEO of Majid Al Futtaim Ventures which operates Ski Dubai and will open Africa’s first indoor snow centre Ski Egypt next year says he hopes Egyptians will get to see snow for the first time when the centre opens. Talking to the international Arab magazine eniGma’s...

The New World’s Biggest Indoor Snow Centre Nears Completion

The New World’s Biggest Indoor Snow Centre Nears Completion

The new biggest indoor snow centre in the world in terms of its snow covered area is nearing completion in China. The centre will have six ski runs, far more choice than the one or two offered by most existing centres.  The combined snow slope area of 86,000 square metres is around double the...

The World’s 6 Largest Indoor Snow Slopes

The World’s 6 Largest Indoor Snow Slopes

There are several different indoor snow centres that claim to have the biggest or longest indoor snow slope in the world. It’s difficult to give an exact answer as to which really is definitely the biggest because you can measure in different ways and the biggest are pretty close in...

Another $800 Million Going in To The American Dream

Another $800 Million Going in To The American Dream

Another $800m of funding is set to go in to the long delayed American Dream ‘megamall’ in New Jersey, USA, which features North America’s first indoor snow slope. Work on the mall started 12 years ago and the ski slope was completed in 2008, but neither it nor the still incomplete mall...