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10 best performing ski resort investments in 2012

The French Alps continues to offer the best return on investment

10 best performing ski resort investments in 2012
10. South Lake Tahoe, US: The Californian resort is close to the Nevada border and the highest point at the Heavenly Mountain Resort is 3068 metres above sea level\n
\nAnnual % Change: -4.3%
\n\nSix Months % Change:-0.6%
\n\n2nd Quarter % Change: -0.3%
\n\nTravel: Dubai to Los Angeles with Emirates Airline
10 best performing ski resort investments in 2012
9. Revelstoke, Canada:\nRevelstoke Mountain Resort will have the longest vertical descent and will be one of the biggest resorts in North American when completed in 2020. Located in British Columbia, its highest point is 2,225 metres above seas level.\n
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\n\nTravel: Dubai to Vancouver (via Frankfurt) with Air Canada
10 best performing ski resort investments in 2012
8. Gstaad, Switzerland: \nLocated in the German-speaking district, near Bern, the resort is a favourite with celebrities and royalty. It is located around 1050 metres above sea level.
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\n\nSix Months % Change: 1.5%
\n\n2nd Quarter % Change: 0.4%
\n\nTravel: Dubai to Bern (via Vienna) with Austrian Airlines
10 best performing ski resort investments in 2012
7. Zermatt, Switzerland: \nA famed mountaineering resort, it is famous for the fact all combustion-engine cars are banned so it is very quiet. It is located at 1,608 metres above sea level.
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\n\nTravel: Dubai to Geneva with Emirates Airline
10 best performing ski resort investments in 2012
6. Chamonix, France: \nThe Mont-Blanc site of the 1924 Winter Olympics, the French resort is famous for its iconic cable car, one of the highest in the world. It is located 995 metres above sea level.
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\n\nTravel: Dubai to Lyon (Via Istanbul) with Turkish Airlines
10 best performing ski resort investments in 2012
5. Verbier, Switzerland: \nOne of the largest reports in the Swiss Alps, its highest peak, known as Mont Fort, rises to a height of 3330 metres.
\n\nAnnual % Change: 0.4%
\n\nSix Months % Change: 0.1%
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\n\nTravel: Dubai to Geneva with Emirates Airline
10 best performing ski resort investments in 2012
4. Courchevel 1850, France: \nIt is the most Three Valleys resort, the biggest connected ski area in the world and is home to France’s few six-star “palace” hotels.
\n\nAnnual % Change: 3%
\n\nSix Months % Change: 0%
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\n\nTravel: Dubai to Geneva with Emirates Airline
10 best performing ski resort investments in 2012
3. Val d’Isere, France: \nA regular host of World Cup alpine championships, it has an elevation of up to 3,599 metres above sea level.
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\n\nTravel: Dubai to Lyon (Via Istanbul) with Turkish Airlines
10 best performing ski resort investments in 2012
2. Méribel, France: \nHost to the 1992 Winter Olympics, the resort’s prominence was heightened when it staged the popular Altitude Festival until 2011.
\n\nAnnual % Change: 3.1%
\n\nSix Months % Change: 3.1%
\n\n2nd Quarter % Change: 3.1%
\n\nTravel: Dubai to Geneva with Emirates Airline
10 best performing ski resort investments in 2012
1. Megève, France: \nConceived in the 1920s, it was the first purpose-built resort in the French Alps and launched as an alternative to St Moritz in Switzerland.
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\n\nTravel: Dubai to Lyon (Via Istanbul) with Turkish Airlines