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Swiss Tourism Boss Claims Decision to Keep Ski Resorts Open Was A Good One

Martin Nydegger has said in an interview that so far this winter there have been no big outbreaks of Covid-19 and no serious damage to Switzerland’s reputation. NEW

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Check out latest news on the Coronavirus impact on snowsports:

- Covid-19 Update from Europe
- Huge Loss for Heathrow
- Cases Rise in Austria & More Areas Could Demand FFP2 Masks Are Worn

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Morzine Adapts To Survive With Its Ski Lifts Shut

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- #Covid19 Update from Europe
- Huge Loss for #Heathrow
- Cases Rise in Austria & More Areas Could Demand #FFP2Masks Are Worn

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Second Stage of #FWT21 in Arcalis tomorrow -
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