The Tour hits the mountains

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the Alps are a little quiet during the long summer months, locals just whiling away the lazy days waiting for the new snowfall and the hustle and bustle of winter to kick in again in November. You’d be wrong though...You’d be forgiven for thinking that the Alps are a little quiet during the long summer months, locals just whiling away the lazy days waiting for the new snowfall and the hustle and bustle of winter to kick in again in November.

Some good news for the British skier...

Finally, some good news for the British skier! As of Wednesday the 1st of July, restaurants and cafés in France will enjoy a massive cut in VAT which will, in turn, be passed onto their customers. The French Government is hoping that this will help the pound-wielding holiday maker cope with the strength of the Euro and make France a more attractive destination.<--break- />

 

17 days to go before Interactive Resorts ambulance sets off.

17 days to go before the Interactive Resorts sponsored Land Rover ambulance sets off for Mongolia! Ross Dolton (Interactive Resorts) and Matt Greene (Chef) are the Mongol Response team who have converted a 4x4 into an ambulance and are driving it 10,000 miles to donate it to a local community in Mongolia.

Keswick Beer Festival Trip 2009

For the team here at Interactive Resorts, group trips away are an absolute highlight in the calendar and few are as eagerly anticipated as our annual pilgrimage up to the Lake District for the Keswick Beer Festival.

Is it worth booking your 2009 / 2010 catered chalet holiday early?

Chalet exteriorBased on last seasons last minute deals, I would have said no as there were some great bargains to be had… but is it going to be different next season? The answer is YES. If you want to find the best chalet option with the most convenient flights for the group, you need to get it booked early.

Skiing in Val d'Isere, apres ski and a little taste of Tignes!

Chalet Cherrier dining roomAfter another busy season in the London office, expectations were high for the end-of-season staff trip to Val d’Isere. The requirements were simple; amazing weather, fresh snowfall, beers a-plenty and laughs all the way, and we were not in the least disappointed on any count.

Learn to snowboard in the Three Valleys?

Three ValleysAfter skiing for years, who in their right mind, would turn down an offer like this: “Hey mate, how’s it going? Guess who’s going out to the 3 valleys to learn how to snowboard this New Year?”

Spring Powder in Verbier

Our Morzine Chalets specialist, Chris Callaghan waxes lyrical on Verbier ski resort, having just returned from his first taste of boarding outside of France.

Leprechaun's in St Anton!

I originally organised the trip with my mum to go to the Chalet Katharina, however what you will find with St Anton is that you find yourself making more friends as the week goes on. This might explain why, on the 2nd day, my sister (Jenni) and her boyfriend (Jim,) my mum (Anne) and I were kitted out in Leprechaun outfits dancing on the tables in the Mooserwirt with a 20+ strong group of Irish.

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