Now Offering Japan Ski Vacations

News Release

Cassie Abel
White Cloud Communication Now Offering Japan Ski VacationsJapan’s Hokkaido Island offers abundance of snow, varied terrain and culture

Aspen, Colo. – Aug. 11,, the industry leader in providing and booking global mountain vacation packages, is now offering ski vacations to Japan’s north island of Hokkaido, a destination renowned for its deep snow, diverse terrain and cultural experiences. With the addition of Japan,’s portfolio now includes 120-plus resorts in 11 countries on four continents. In celebration of the new Japan partnerships, is giving away two spots on this January’s Japan Experience trip, details below.’s new Japan accommodations and itineraries are all on Japan’s north island of Hokkaido at four resorts: Niseko, Rusutsu, Kiroro and Furano. Each resort provides unique cultural experiences and records anywhere between 350 to 600 inches of snow on an average year, some winters seeing as much as 1,200-plus inches of snow.

“Hokkaido embodies everything that makes Japan the hot new bucket-list destination for powder hounds across the globe,” said Dan Sherman, vice president of marketing. “In Hokkaido, travelers get one-of-a-kind experiences on and off the slopes. With the addition of these four resort partners, is now your one-shop-stop for flights, lodging, lift tickets, ground transportation, guided backcountry experiences and so much more including free travel advice for those just beginning to explore the idea of skiing in Japan.”

When not on the slopes, visitors can take part in a traditional tea ceremony, watch a performance customary of the area or explore the variety of Japan’s iconic onsens (hot springs).

In addition to custom travel booking, has also organized a new fully guided Japan trip, designed specifically for advanced powder-hungry skiers. The itinerary is built to maximize powder potential, with five nights in Niseko and two nights in Rusutsu for a total of six days of guided resort and sidecountry skiing. In celebration of the Japan launch, is giving away two spots on’s guided trip this “Japanuary” to two lucky winners, a value of $2,899 per person based on double occupancy. To enter, simply enter your information here: before the end of August 2016.

With questions or to book a custom Japan ski vacation that can include flights, lodging, ground transportation, lift tickets, ski-guiding services, dining and more call a Mountain Vacation Specialist at 800-916-9463. Please direct all media inquires to

Founded in 1971 in the heart of Colorado Ski Country, Aspen-headquartered is North America’s largest provider of mountain vacation packages and an industry leader in online travel technology. The company specializes in booking custom ski vacations at more than 120 of the most popular ski resorts and heli- and cat-skiing destinations in North America, Europe, Japan and South America and offers the largest collection of mountain lodging and ski-vacation components, including discounted lift tickets, flights, equipment rental, ski school, activities and more. Providing unsurpassed mountain-travel expertise,’s 65+ Mountain Vacation Specialists average 26 years of experience in the ski travel industry.