A Kamori Kanko ski resort in the Hokkaido resort town of Rusutsu. Operators have reported ideal conditions for skiing, but few customers. Photo: Handout A Kamori Kanko ski resort in the Hokkaido resort town of Rusutsu. Operators have reported ideal conditions for skiing, but few customers. Photo: Handout
A Kamori Kanko ski resort in the Hokkaido resort town of Rusutsu. Operators have reported ideal conditions for skiing, but few customers. Photo: Handout

Covid-19 leaves Japan’s ski resorts deserted amid perfect conditions for famed Japow powder snow

  • With tourism hit by Covid-19, a state of emergency and the suspension of the ‘Go To Travel’ campaign, it’s all downhill for Japan’s ski resorts this year
  • Ironically, frustrated operators – some fearing bankruptcy – say the famed Japow powder snow is the best it has been in years

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Kamori Kanko ski resort in the Hokkaido resort town of Rusutsu. Operators have reported ideal conditions for skiing, but few customers. Photo: Handout A Kamori Kanko ski resort in the Hokkaido resort town of Rusutsu. Operators have reported ideal conditions for skiing, but few customers. Photo: Handout
A Kamori Kanko ski resort in the Hokkaido resort town of Rusutsu. Operators have reported ideal conditions for skiing, but few customers. Photo: Handout
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