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The first sledding resort

The first sledding resort - 6 theme-based sledding runs, designed for a wide-variety of customers

Located in Villard-de-Lans (Vercors Mountains, French Alps), the area offers six sledding runs (open, slalom, straight run, little kids, etc.) with two moving carpets and is equipped with snowmaking, lighting, a sound system, a day lodge, a rental shop, etc.
  • Clientele : operators, townships
  • Tourist site : commune
  • Type of innovation : tourist activities
  • Start date: winter 2006
  • Design and R&D location: Francin (Rhône-Alpes), France

[ Advantages ]

  • Economic benefits : increase perceived value and customer satisfaction, increase the number of visitors, attract new customers
  • Environmental impact : well-integrated into landscape
  • Social impact : maintain existing jobs, create infrastructure for local residents, highlight local cultural sites

[ Company value-add ]