Browsing entries tagged with Chalet

3 Dec 2018

Ski Amis wins prestigious British Travel Award

Ski Amis wins prestigious British Travel Award

Ski chalet operator Ski Amis has won Best Chalet/Winter Sports Accommodation (Medium) in the 2018 British Travel Awards.  Ski Amis offers a catered chalet service in some of the top resorts of…

15 Nov 2018

More skiers choosing Airbnb and self-catering

More skiers choosing Airbnb and self-catering

Increasing numbers of UK skiers are opting for Airbnb and self-catering accommodation — and booking online — according to research just published by LISTEX, the London International Snowsports Trade…

19 Oct 2018

Chamonix tour op tells how to avoid chalet scams

Chamonix tour op tells how to avoid chalet scams

A Chamonix tour operator has compiled a top tip sheet of advice to help skiers avoid being caught out by the ever-present chalet scams that circulate the internet at this time of year. Every winter, people…

24 Aug 2015

Hotelplan opens new chalet in Val d’Isère

Hotelplan opens new chalet in Val d’Isère

Ski Total, Esprit Ski and Inghams have taken the unusual step of opening jointly a new chalet hotel in the heart of Val d’Isère. The new Chalet Hotel Le Savoie sleeps 87 people in en suite rooms, with…

31 Dec 2014

New service helps skiers to unite

New service helps skiers to unite

A new website has been set up unite keen skiers looking to share a chalet with like-minded groups. The site, chalet-share.co.uk, offers to put individuals, small groups and families together with like-minded…

17 Sep 2014

Verbier opens 3* hotel as chalets close

Verbier opens 3* hotel as chalets close

A newly refurbished three-star hotel is opening this season in the Swiss ski resort of Verbier, in its move to offer more affordable lodging. The Montpelier Hotel, a former Inghams property near the sports…

23 Oct 2013

Chalets filling for half term and New Year

Chalets filling for half term and New Year

If you haven’t yet booked for half term, now is the time to do so. Results of a survey released this week by Alpine Answers show that 80% of chalet accommodation for half term week (15 February) is sold…

8 Mar 2012

Holidays cancelled as ‘Menuires 7’ firm shuts down

Holidays cancelled as ‘Menuires 7’ firm shuts down

The London-based ski firm behind the recent ‘Menuires 7’ controversy, Skithe3V, has shut down, leaving clients without holidays. The news, reported first in the Evening Standard, comes after…

20 Oct 2011

Up to 25% off Ski Amis in Birmingham

Up to 25% off Ski Amis in Birmingham

Ski Amis, specialists in chalet holidays to the French Alps, are offering a whopping 25% discount to visitors to the ski shows this month. Next stop: Birmingham this weekend (28-30 October). The show special…

14 Sep 2011

Baqueira specialist offers new chalet

Baqueira specialist offers new chalet

If you fancy trying Spain this winter, Ski Inspired has a new chalet in Baqueira-Beret that might appeal. Chalet Eira is a new luxury chalet situated just 40 metres from the first lift, in Tanau, the most…

17 Aug 2011

Making movies in Morzine

Making movies in Morzine

A new chalet company has started up in Morzine, complete with its own cameraman to film your antics on the slopes – if you wish. It’s a bit different but we think it will catch on as a great idea.…

1 Aug 2011

New family chalet hotel in St Anton

New family chalet hotel in St Anton

Tour operator Esprit has a cool picking for adventurous families to St Anton next winter: a chalet hotel right beside the slopes. The family specialist is offering Chalet Pepi Gabl as one of its eight…

1 Aug 2011

Total goes Platinum

Total goes Platinum

With the launch of their Platinum brochure, Ski Total has introduced a range of high quality ‘Platinum 5 Diamond’ chalets and chalet hotels. The ten properties have been chosen for their location,…

20 Jul 2011

Inghams trebles chalet range

Inghams trebles chalet range

Inghams has announced 42 new chalets and chalet hotels as part of their winter 2011/12 programme. The new winter brochure was launched earlier this month and, as well as a big bundle of early booking…

29 Oct 2009

Smart new lodge for the Zillertal

Smart new lodge for the Zillertal

Fancy staying up the mountain in a cosy, charming lodge? Opening this winter in the Austrian Tirol is chalet Wedelhütte in Hochzillertal. The lodge is built on the slopes at 2350m, and unlike your typical…

12 Oct 2009

TGski offers ‘no frills’ chalet

TGski offers ‘no frills’ chalet

It’s a chalet, but not quite as we know them… TGski has taken the credit crunch full on to offer one of their Morzine chalets as a no-frills B&B option this winter. Gone are the chalet-style trimmings…

18 Sep 2009

How about a weekend in Val d’Isere?

With short break ski holidays becoming more popular, the availability of suitable accommodation in major Alpine resorts is increasing too. Independent ski operator Flexiski has acquired Chalet Balias in…

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