The winter holidays always attract increased attention to recreation in the mountains. Austrian resource "Oberösterreichische Nachrichten" has compiled a list of alternative Austrian mountain places clusters and compared the cost of living and skiing. In addition, the experts paid attention to the level of service provided and the length of the mountain slopes. As a result of the study, the first place was given to the Russian resort "Rosa Khutor" (Krasnaya Polyana). In addition to the above factors for comparison, the number of entries in Instagram with the hashtag resorts for the period of November 2018 was taken into account.
Ski resorts of Sochi-a worthy alternative to the Alps
The victory of the resort "Rosa Khutor" is very significant, considering that 30 countries of Europe took part in the rating. From each country was allocated the best "five" of the largest ski areas. Third place was given to Ukrainian "Bukovel"and " Dragobrat".
It is reported that in the winter holidays the occupancy of the resorts of Krasnaya Polyana reached 95%. In early January at the box office of the ski resorts of Sochi ("Gorki Gorod", "Rosa Khutor", "Gazprom") was purchased more than 50 thousand ski passes.