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The major consumer events are the Snow Travel Expos and the Travelplan Ski Expos.
In Brisbane:
Sunday, May 20 - Snow Travel Expo; Brisbane Exhibition & Convention Centre Hours: 10am - 4pm Rep: Rob Crichton
Saturday June 2 - Travelplan Ski Travel Expo. Brisbane Exhibition & Convention Centre Hours: 10am to 3pm; Please RSVP by calling 1300 130 SKI (754) Rep: Anne Haight

In Sydney:
Sunday, May 27 – Snow Travel Expo; Sydney Exhibition & Convention Centre Hall 2. Hours: 10am - 4pm Reps: Rob Crichton, Robin Baycroft, and Anne Haight
Sunday June 3 - Travelplan Ski Travel Expo, Australian Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour Hours: 11am to 4pm RSVP by calling 1300 130 SKI (754) Rep: Anne Haight

In Melbourne:
Tuesday, May 29, Auski In-Store Client Night; 9-11 Hardware Lane, Hours: 6pm – 9pm Rep: Robin Baycroft
Wednesday, May 30 – Mogul Ski World Client Night
Reps: Rob Crichton, Ed Tame, and Robin Baycroft
Thursday May 31, Travelplan Ski Travel Expo, Melbourne Exhibition Centre - Southbank Hours: 5pm to 9pm; RSVP by calling 1300 130 SKI (754)
Rep: Robin Baycroft, Rob Crichton
Sunday, June 3 – Snow Travel Expo; Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre Bays 1-2; Hours: 10am-4pm
Reps: Ed Tame and Robin Baycroft

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Top 100 Snowboarders and NZ’s First ever FIS World Cup
Cardrona Alpine Resort in Wanaka will be hosting the first ever Nokia Snowboard FIS World Cup in New Zealand. The event will be a male and female snowboard half pipe on 31 August to 1 September, 2007. Prize money of NZ$58,000 will be on offer for the top athletes not to mention earning crucial FIS points for their world ranking. Federation Internationale de Ski (International Ski Federation or "FIS") is the official world body for snow sports events. Points won on the official circuit lead to an annual world champion and are critical for qualification to the Winter Olympic Games in 2010.
This is a huge vote of confidence by FIS in Cardrona’s facilities and half pipe.

"This puts New Zealand and Cardrona on the world map for international snowboarders", says New Zealand’s 2006 Olympic snowboarder, Juliane Bray. "It will allow more New Zealanders to compete than in an overseas FIS World Cup and showcase New Zealand’s potential to host further alpine events". Queenstown and Wanaka will be sure to benefit from the increased international media attention and resulting coverage on TV screens, newspapers, magazines and web sites around the world.
The Event Director will be well known event organiser, Arthur Klap. The World Cup represents the tenth major international sports event organised by Klap that include the Snowboard Junior World Championships 2002, also held at Cardrona Alpine Resort. "To attract such a significant alpine event to Cardrona is a wonderful achievement and I am fired up to give these top snowboarders the platform to really perform for the crowds" said Klap.
The Nokia Snowboard FIS World Cup will be hosted in New Zealand by Snow Sports New Zealand


Maison de la France

French Government Tourist Office
While visiting tignes this spring ,....
High-speed TGV train to Eastern France operational June 10th!
Alsace, Strasbourg, Germany and Switzerland right at your fingertips from Paris! Now, the east of France will open up like never before with the advent of the newest high-speed TGV rail line, TGV Est! Tickets and schedules are available from Rail Europe now... //us.franceguide.com/

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For the skiing enthusiasts, the Dôme skilift and the snowpark open Until OCt(depending on snow conditions)



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