News and Events

Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

Gourmet Val d’Isere (27-Feb-11)

Val d’Isere will stage its ‘Pistes Gourmandes’ gourmet event this month...

Val d’Isere will stage its ‘Pistes Gourmandes’ gourmet event this month from 21st - 24th March 2011. Devoted to discovering ethical and authentical products there will be leading chefs and food writers in resort, giving fun demonstrations, tastings, cookery lessons, exhibitions, street festivities, ice sculpture, fruit and vegetable carving.

Les Barmes de l’Ours (www.hotel-les-barmes.com) located at the foot of the Bellevarde Face piste is being promoted as a great base to enjoy the event from, offer Michelin starred dining itself.

Les Barmes de l’Ours successfully combines state of the art facilities with the warm charm of a traditional alpine mountain hotel. After skiing and before gourmet dining, visit one of the biggest spas in the Alps is located here, with 11 treatment rooms and they do a number of Aromosoul rituals and hydrating facials for sunburnt and wind burnt skin.

The hotel is uniquely designed with contrasting interior styles per floor – Scandanavian, North
American lodge, chalet and chic loft. Many of the rooms have their own Jacuzzis and big cosy fire places.
 
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