Browsing entries tagged with Meribel

27 Aug 2018

Ski Collection adds new hotels and self-catering apartments to their portfolio

Ski Collection adds new hotels and self-catering apartments to their portfolio

High altitude French Alps holiday specialist Ski Collection has added a collection of new properties to their French Alps compilation for the 2018/19 winter season. Ski Collection has increased their…

6 Aug 2017

New lifts and piste regrade in Méribel

New lifts and piste regrade in Méribel

The ski resort of Méribel in France’s Three Valleys is installing a new lift above the satellite village of Mottaret that will whisk skiers to the summer in a fraction of the previous times. The…

16 Feb 2016

Borovets crowned “ultimate” for après

Borovets crowned “ultimate” for après

The ski resort of Borovets in Bulgaria has won the title of “Ultimate Après-Ski Resort” with the most bars per square kilometre, following extensive research by Crystal Ski Holidays. According to…

2 Jan 2015

Schumacher showing signs of recovery

Schumacher showing signs of recovery

A year after his devastating accident, Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is starting to recognise his family and one day hopes to walk with crutches. Another former F1 driver Philippe Streiff told…

28 Oct 2014

La Folie Douce to party in London

La Folie Douce to party in London

Destination of more après-ski parties than we can fathom, the team behind La Folie Douce is travelling to the UK next month to bring a bit of its unique magic to Bodos Schloss in Kensington. On Thursday…

17 Jun 2014

Schumacher injuries are rare says expert

Schumacher injuries are rare says expert

A leading ski injury doctor is reminding skiers that the accident suffered by Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher is rare. Yesterday (Monday 16 June) Schumacher’s agent Sabine Kehm released a statement…

20 Feb 2014

No one to blame over Schumacher fall

No one to blame over Schumacher fall

No one was to blame for Formula One champion Michael Schumacher’s accident in Meribel last December, crash investigators have found. In a statement, investigators said the piste marking in Meribel “conformed…

11 Feb 2014

New transfer service to Three Valleys

New transfer service to Three Valleys

A new airport transfer service to the Three Valleys launches on 1 March in a bid to help make skiing trips to the French resorts more cost effective and fuss-free. FluidCar is a car share company from…

29 Dec 2013

Michael Schumacher in coma after ski fall

Michael Schumacher in coma after ski fall

Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher has been injured in skiing accident in Méribel, and is reported to be in a critical condition. The 44-year-old German was skiing with his son and friends when he suffered…

16 Dec 2013

Ibiza Rocks the Snow in Meribel

Ibiza Rocks the Snow in Meribel

The first Ibiza Rocks the Snow festival kicked off this weekend in Meribel — giving early season visitors to the French ski resort a week of Ibiza-style partying. Every day until Saturday (21 December),…

27 Nov 2013

Méribel gives away 100 ski passes

Méribel gives away 100 ski passes

Méribel is giving away 100 lift passes and 400 free breakfasts on Saturday, 7 December, to celebrate the opening day of the ski season. The first 100 skiers and snowboarders to show up at the reception…

4 Feb 2013

Ski 4 Cancer challenge in 3 Valleys

Ski 4 Cancer challenge in 3 Valleys

Skiers are being challenged to ski the vertical equivalent of Mont Blanc or Everest in March to raise money for a new cancer charity. The Ski 4 Cancer challenge, for individuals or teams of skiers, will…

28 Mar 2012

Méribel to get Folie Douce

Méribel to get Folie Douce

Méribel is to get a branch of the famous Folie Douce restaurant/bar next winter – the lively après-ski venue that is the closest thing to Austrian-style partying, with dancing on the tables and…

10 Mar 2012

Fire destroys Méribel apartments

Fire destroys Méribel apartments

A large apartment building in Méribel, France, went up in flames early on Saturday morning (10 March). According to local reports, the fire started in the early hours of the morning, engulfing a building…

11 Mar 2011

Almost half price French chalet deals

Almost half price French chalet deals

If you’re hoping to catch a bargain for the end of March, catered chalet operator Alpine Action has some very tempting discounts on holidays to the Three Valleys. The chalets are in Méribel and…

7 Feb 2011

Comedy festival moves to Mayrhofen

Comedy festival moves to Mayrhofen

Fancy a good old chuckle? Wind down with a few laughs? There are events galore throughout the Alps during the season, but the Comedy Festival is proving a popular alternative to the usual high octane music…

19 Oct 2010

Méribel gets mobile rental service

Méribel gets mobile rental service

Méribel gains a new mobile equipment rental service this winter, the resort’s first such outfit. Slide Candy, run by three experienced ski enthusiasts, will offer a mobile delivery service to your…

14 Jul 2010

Méribel plans flexible pass

Méribel plans flexible pass

Méribel is introducing another flexible lift pass, designed with the leisurely skier in mind who wants to pick and choose when he / she hits the slopes – and for how long. The new Liberty pass…

13 Nov 2009

Five new places to stay

Five new places to stay

Stylish and contemporary sums up many of this winter’s new hotel and chalet offerings – but there are traditional places too. So if you fancy something a bit different, why not check out these…

28 Aug 2009

New lifts in the Three Valleys

New lifts in the Three Valleys

In a bumper year for new lifts, three of France’s leading resorts have announced new chairlifts for next winter. Of interest to Courchevel fans will be the new link with the slopes above 1650 - still…

20 Jun 2009

Courchevel and Meribel revamp ‘mini’ lift passes

In a revamp of their half-day and novice ski passes, Courchevel and Méribel plan to introduce three-hour lift passes next winter.A three hour, non-consecutive lift pass will be available for the Méribel-Mottaret…

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