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50 years of Supertravel

Victoria Hampton
18 September, 2014 by Victoria Hampton

1964, the year that saw Martin Luther King Jr win the Nobel Peace Prize and the release of the classic 007 Goldfinger movie, Sir David Luithwaite was founding a ski chalet company that would prove to be an industry pioneer.  When Luithwaite married Diana Tomkinson a few years later they ...

What is included as standard on a luxury chalet holiday?

What is included on a luxury ski chalet holiday? Nicola Chapman
15 September, 2014 by Nicola Chapman

The word luxury is bandied around quite liberally these days. But what does it really mean? If you look in the dictionary, it will say something like:   “a material object, service, etc., conducive to sumptuous living, usually a delicacy, elegance, or refinement of living rather than a necessity: We have taken the definition of luxury and made it the ...

brand new for this season... Chalet Eden Rock

Artist impression of our new chalet Eden Rock Nicola Chapman
30 July, 2014 by Nicola Chapman

At the start of our 50th anniversary season Supertravel Ski is excited to reveal the latest addition to the luxury chalet market in St Anton with the launch of the Eden Rock Chalet. Winter 14/15 sees the addition of this sumptuous chalet which has been designed by an award-winning architect ...

Aspen... The place to ski

Dave Balow
29 July, 2014 by Dave Balow

THE thirty-something woman in a fur trimmed ski jacket, tight ski pants and day glow boots applied another layer of thick red lipstick, ordered her umpteenth Champagne cocktail and nestled back in the warm embrace of a huge comfy sofa.   Outside the sun was setting on well worn pistes and in ...

Après ski in St Anton, Courchevel & Zermatt

Take off those skis and hit the bars after a day on the slopes Victoria Hampton
24 March, 2014 by Victoria Hampton

A resort’s après ski scene is only second to the skiing itself and the European towns of St Anton, Courchevel and Zermatt certainly know how to party post piste. After a day on the slopes you’ll be spoilt for choice with a dizzying array of places to party late into ...

What to eat in Courchevel 1850

Michelin-starred chef Richard Phillips will be hosting our Gourmet Week 2014 Nicola Chapman
25 February, 2014 by Nicola Chapman

Courchevel 1850 will host the annual Supertravel Ski Gourmet Week from 23-30 March 2014. Michelin-starred chef Richard Phillips and sommelier Roch Braillon, owner of Le Verre Gourmand, will host gourmet evenings and masterclasses in the resort.  Phillips will be using local ingredients and applying his own spin to menus to ...

Late season ski holidays: Your best options

Marisa Thomas
23 February, 2014 by Marisa Thomas

The late season is often the best time to get out onto the slopes, with the snow still great for skiing and the resorts less busy. Heading out to the mountains later in the year means you get the best of both worlds, with great ski conditions and warmer weather, meaning ...

Jammin' Jamaican Bobsled song for Sochi

Ree Saunders
16 February, 2014 by Ree Saunders

Jamaica hit the headlines earlier in the year when its bobsled team qualified for the current Winter Olympic Games, sparking excitement within the snow sports world, as well as among fans of the 90’s classic comedy film Cool Runnings! Now the Jamaican bobsled team is creating more buzz at the games ...

Gold medal ski holidays: Historic Olympic hosts

Marisa Thomas
11 February, 2014 by Marisa Thomas

The start of the Sochi Olympics has got most of us in a snow sport frenzy, and now we're craving our own action on the slopes. Whether it’s wanting to get back on those skis or to try out a new activity for the first time, this year’s games is ...

The ultimate in Alpine luxury: Save £1000

Kathy McLeman
31 January, 2014 by Kathy McLeman

After a fairly slow start to the season, the snow in the Alps is finally back in perfect condition – meaning it’s a great time to grab your skis and head to the slopes. We’ve currently got some great deals at our top Alpine Chalets too, making a last-minute ski trip ...

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One of our founders skied in the 1968 Olympics - can anyone tell us who it was and where the games were? #FridayFact pic.twitter.com/EpMYuzEh2g
 
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Amazing picture of the Matterhorn lit up by flares - it looks amazing when you're skiing to! bit.ly/1uVX719 pic.twitter.com/r7pqf4zmmh
 
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Here is Dave from sales ready for our charity ride to the alps starting Monday please sponsor him @Ride2theAlps pic.twitter.com/XkczqrfxHD
 
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We are just back from our topping off ceremony for our new chalet Eden Rock in #stanton the champagne glasses broke yay! #luckychalet
 
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#fridayfact our current longest serving team member in #Courchevel has been with us for 17 seasons!
 
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Drone #selfie of climbers on the summit of the Matterhorn / @mammut style pic.twitter.com/3TuuUNdPGH
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Follow 3 of our team as they cycle from London to Courchevel starting 22 September @Ride2theAlps great cause so please support!
 
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The brand new @SupertravelSki Eden Rock chalet in St Anton looks fantastic! http://t.co/kgTK3UojCG
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We are recruiting for our fantastic team for next winter. We are proud that we treat our staff as well as our guests bit.ly/1qlrvn0
 
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We will be tasting some Rosé wines soon - would you drink pink in a ski chalet?
 
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We are off to St Anton for the Topping off ceremony for our new chalets Eden Rock - apparently we have to throw some Champagne around!
 
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Have a great weekend everyone - Troy is in the office tomorrow so let him organise your dream ski trip!
 
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We love to receive good service as well as giving it - hats off to @Oakley_UK service above our expectations!
 

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