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The Top 8 French Ski Resorts in 2018

The Top 8 French Ski Resorts in 2018

‘Montagne Leaders’ magazine have recently published their annual survey, showing which resorts have generated the most lift pass revenue. The Savoie region of France contributed 46% of the 1.3 billion euros of revenue, followed by the Haute Savoie (26%, €355m) and Isère (9%, €123m). The Top 8 French Ski Resorts: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc La Plagne Val Thorens/Orelle...
'World's First Wheelchair Piste Basher Driver' article on Telegraph.co.uk

‘World’s First Wheelchair Piste Basher Driver’ article on Telegraph.co.uk

In April 2018, Iain travelled to Courchevel in France, where he interviewed Antoine Motillon. Antoine was involved in a motorcycle accident in 2004 and has been in a wheelchair since then. However, in 2017 he was given the opportunity by Courchevel to drive a specially adapted piste basher. Article on The Daily Telegraph In the...
Verbier start unique partnership with Liverpool FC

Verbier start unique partnership with Liverpool FC

Verbier have become the first ski resort to partner with a Premiership football club. While Manchester United may already have official partners for everything from noodles to beer, last year’s Champions League finalists Liverpool have become the first English football team to find a ski resort partner. Verbier hopes that through its sponsorship of the...
Why La Clusaz has produced the best ski resort video this year...

Why La Clusaz has produced the best ski resort video this year…

Aspirational powder skiing shot? Tick! Kids playing in the snow? Tick! Nightclub shot? Tick! Couple relaxing in sauna/hot tub? Tick! Assorted ski resort clichés? Tick!   La Clusaz stands out above the crowd Why is it that so many ski resort videos follow the same time-honoured pattern? I mean, it all looks great on screen, it’s...
Iain Martin wins award for ‘Best Online Article’ from France Montagnes

Iain Martin wins award for ‘Best Online Article’ from France Montagnes

Yesterday saw 17 French ski resorts and regions gather in London for the annual France Montagnes UK press launch. Resorts including La Clusaz, Les 2 Alpes, Les Menuires and Tignes were joined by regional organisations Savoie Mont Blanc and the French Pyrenees as they briefed the UK press on all their new developments for the...
Folie Douce to open new hotel in Serre Chevalier

Folie Douce to open new hotel in Serre Chevalier

It seems hotels from La Folie Douce are like buses; none for ages and then two come along at once. It was only earlier this summer that we reported La Folie Douce was diversifying into hotels with the news that they were to open their first property in Chamonix this December. Less than two months...