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Don’t miss your train to the slopes

Travelling to the Alps by train allows passengers to sit back, relax and take in the stunning French landscape as it hurtles past their window. While trying to resist a smug smile as their mind wanders to the skiers queuing up at airports, cooped up on transfers or seven hours...

Posted on 11 December 2017

French ski resorts that benefited from the Winter Olympics effect

South Korea’s hosting of the 2018 Winter Olympics in February will be an opportunity to promote winter sports to the world while demonstrating the diversity of today’s skiing destinations, said Skiingproperty.com in December, adding that it’s also an occasion to recognize how important the French Alps have been both in...

Posted on 08 December 2017

Is it downhill for the ski industry?

The 2017/2018 ski season is upon us and the Winter Olympics are a mere nine weeks away. So how is the ski industry performing as we enter the beginning of a busy few months for the sport? Despite shedding its reputation for being the preserve of the rich and famous,...

Posted on 05 December 2017

Family friendly Les Carroz

Perched on a plateau at an altitude of 1140 metres, Les Carroz is the most easily accessible of the five resorts in the Grand Massif ski area – Europe’s fifth largest. Its position in the heart of the Upper Savoy region of the northern Alps means this increasingly popular alpine...

Posted on 27 November 2017

What’s new in Alpe d’Huez?

Not content with being crowned Europe’s Best Ski Resort for 2017 by the Belgium based “European Best Destinations” organisation, Alpe d’Huez is putting the finishing touches to a series of new programmes designed to keep the resort ahead of the field for the foreseeable future. With less than two weeks...

Posted on 20 November 2017

Winter flights replace Monarch

With Monarch, one of the UK's biggest airlines, now out of business, what does this mean for property owners and skiers in the Alps this year?  This time last year Monarch airlines was advertising a special sale of 60,000 seats to ski resorts for the season. Britain’s fifth largest airline...

Posted on 10 November 2017

Flights and resort update for 2017-18 ski season

Resorts across the Alps are gearing up for start of the 2017-18 ski season with many set to benefit from extra air routes and new investment into lift systems and infrastructure. Looking first at the French Alps, flying to Grenoble this season has got easier thanks to both British Airways...

Posted on 25 October 2017

Courchevel 2017/2018

Courchevel, home to 17 five-star hotels – not including three elusively-named “Palaces” – decadent chalets, designer boutiques and 11 Michelin stars across seven restaurants is about to get even better. But how do you improve on perfection we hear you cry? With the 2017/2018 ski season just around the corner...

Posted on 20 October 2017

Resorts with altitude and easy access remain most sought-after in 2017-18 season

Access, length of ski season and altitude should be key considerations of international investors choosing a resort for their ski home this season, said new-build ski specialist Skiingproperty.com in October. “The Savoie region in the French Alps, in particular, is home to established high altitude resorts with excellent skiing and...

Posted on 06 October 2017

Megève: a hidden gem

Megève: never heard of it? There’s more to the French Alps than the alpine opulence of Courchevel and Brits perennial favourite Val d'Isère. In fact this fine resort was the original Courcheval back in the 1920s. Built as France’s answer to swanky St Moritz in Switzerland, in a way it’s...

Posted on 06 October 2017

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