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Snow Photos from the Alps – October 2013

October 14, 2013 News
Snow Photos from the Alps - October 2013 It's still very early on, but the end of last week saw some truly encouraging pictures from the Alps.  All these images were taken on the 10th or 11th of October 2013. Meribel Arc 1950 Le Village Lech Courchevel 1850 Les Menuires Val d'Isere Verbier La Clusaz Monterosa Ski Here's to a great season! By Pascal August...
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New ‘Les 3 Vallées’ Scott ski goggles show weather & piste info

October 11, 2013 News
New 'Les 3 Vallées' Scott ski goggles show weather & piste info The largest ski area in the world - Les 3 Vallées- and SCOTT have designed a collector’s item for your eyes only! Technology waits for no one: Les 3 Vallées have teamed up with Scott to produce a special set of ski goggles using the latest technology and allowing users to access all the latest weather piste and lift information. The SCOTT 3 Valleys goggles will be equipped with Canadian technology HUD (Head Up Display) and Recon (developed with LUMIPLAN).  Connected via Bluetooth to the Les 3 Vallées app via its smartphone), users will be able to view data and statistics within the goggles while they are on the mountain. Included will be details such as speed and altitude, as well as weather forecasts, and information on the opening of pistes and lifts. Branded “Les 3 Vallées” on the strap and the glass, this limited edition model will be sold only in sports shops in Les 3 Vallées resorts.  It...
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Mountain biking in the Alps this summer

May 15, 2013 News
Mountain biking in the Alps this summer The snow's melting, but there's still plenty to do in ski resorts.  Top of the list is mountain biking in the Alps this summer. New routes in Meribel In Meribel, the Bellevue itinerary accessible from the top of the Pas du Lac has been improved. The top was redesigned and there's a new track at the bottom, from the Rond Point to the Chaudanne.  There's also a new route on the DH Tougnete 2, arriving at the mid-station, which opens the run up to non-experts. There will also be a bike patrol this summer, going around the bike parks and itineraries to check safety, signs and help riders if required. Mountain biking is for kids too In Courchevel, children from eight to twelve years old can take part in four-day mountain biking camps and take their Biker 1, 2, or 3 tests.  The On Gravity school in Val d'Isere runs...
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The Three Valleys Enduro is the ultimate test for skiers

March 14, 2013 News
The Three Valleys Enduro is the ultimate test for skiers The Three Valleys Enduro is the ultimate end of season event, now in its 10th year.  The aim of the day is to let as many skiers as possible discover the Three Valleys in one day, showing that the area is in reach of all. It's become the largest gathering of amateur skiers in the world.  Teams of three, whatever level of ability, can enjoy a great day of skiing, including some special events and plenty of fun! Freeride, Big Air Bag, Freestyle, Family schuss, Skicross, Triplette Belleville, Acticross - there are a huge number of events accessible to all. So, grab your skis and join in the fun on Sunday April 7 2013 for an unforgettable day with your family or friends in the Three Valleys! Move Mountains Travel offer a wide selection of hotels in Courchevel, including the Hotel Portetta in Courchevel 1650 and the Hotel Sivoliere in Courchevel 1850,...
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The International Festival of Pyrotechnic Art comes to Courchevel

February 25, 2013 News
The International Festival of Pyrotechnic Art comes to Courchevel Courchevel has a diverse range of events every winter.  Perhaps the most unusual is that it is the leading resort for mountain fireworks displays. The International Festival of Pyrotechnic Art takes place in Courchevel for the 11th time from 21 February to 14 March 2013. This pyrotechnic festival is actually a competition with a series of spectacular fireworks displays run by specialist companies competing against each other. Each year, over 8000 spectators watch the competition and enjoy mulled wine, while also watching the traditional torch-lit descent by the resort's ski instructors. Move Mountains Travel offer a number of hotels in Courchevel including the Grand Hotel des Rond Point des Pistes and the Hotel Les Peupliers. For full details and more information please contact Move Mountains Travel on 01753 463400 or by email to welcome@movemountainstravel.com By Pascal August...
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Go for a Love Ski – Buy One Lift Pass and Get One Free This Valentine’s Week

January 17, 2013 News
Go for a Love Ski - Buy One Lift Pass and Get One Free This Valentine’s Week If you are planning go on a Love Ski to the Alps this Valentine’s, then you could save money by buying one lift pass and getting another free through Move Mountains Travel. This great Valentine’s ski deal is exclusive to Move Mountains Travel. The Best Properties in the Best Resorts Move Mountains Travel offer a wide variety of excellent properties in the Alps, such as the L’Eterlou-Tremplin in Meribel, Hotel Christiana in Val d’Isere and the Hotel Arlberg in Lech. Other properties and resorts offered include hotels in Champoluc, Courchevel, Verbier and La Clusaz. Minimum 7 Night Stay All you need to do to secure your free lift pass is to book a minimum of a 7 night stay, which includes Valentine’s Day itself – Thursday 14th February. The free lift pass will be a local area pass, which can be upgraded to a full area pass by paying the...
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Hotel Sivolière in Courchevel opens the Dou du Midi dining bar

January 14, 2013 News
Hotel Sivolière in Courchevel opens the Dou du Midi dining bar Already a superb property, the Hotel Sivoliere in Courchevel has added an extra string to its bow by opening its Dou du Midi - a dining bar in the hotel's new terrace. The Dou du Midi at the Hotel Sivoliere This 'bar à manger' means guests of the hotel guests can enjoy the Dou du Midi’s new lunch formula at friendly prices in an informal atmosphere. Just one more reason to head to the Hotel Sivoliere in Courchevel 1850!  Come along to join us and taste the difference.   For more information please contact Move Mountains Travel on 01753 463400 or by email to welcome@movemountainstravel.com. By Pascal August...
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Shake Tiger Shake to play at the Hotel Portetta in Courchevel

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Shake Tiger Shake to play at the Hotel Portetta in Courchevel No one can accuse the Hotel Portetta in Courchevel of standing still. Following the success of live music band, Police Dog Hogan, at the Hotel Portetta in their opening week, news has reached us that 'Shake Tiger Shake' will be playing for two nights on the 28th and 29th March 2013. Shake Tiger Shake Described by NME as 'modern yacht rockers' and by Dermot O'Leary (BBC Radio 2) as 'pioneers of yacht rock', Shake Tiger Shake are a glamorous, slightly decadent, brand new London-based band. Formed at the end of summer 2011, their 80's synth pop, mixed with 70's disco Los Angeles influenced sound, has found early radio support from the BBC Radio 2, Goldierocks and 6Music. They've already played on HMV's next Big Thing Tour and performed a sold-out show at Koko, with The Guilty Pleasures team. Their debut video was shot by Damian Wasylki (Prince/MJ/Usher) and was featured...
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New €140m investment will make hotels in Courchevel even better for a ski holiday

January 2, 2013 News
New €140m investment will make hotels in Courchevel even better for a ski holiday The Three Valleys region in France has just approved a new investment of €140m for new lifts in Courchevel and La Tania. There are already a wide choice of hotels in Courchevel.  Now a skiing holiday in this superb resort will be even better - improving on what is already one of the best lift systems in the world. The Three Valleys has committed to building ten new lifts and to increase the number of snowmaking machines.  A new Biollay chairlift and Moriond telecabine will be first to be built. If you're thinking of a ski holiday in Courchevel, then we offer a wide choice of hotels, including the Appartements d'Exception in Courchevel 1850, Hotel La Sivoliere in Courchevel 1850 and Hotel Portetta in Courchevel 1650. For more information please contact Move Mountains Travel on 01753 463400 or by email to welcome@movemountainstravel.com By Pascal August...
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