Author Archive for Richard Lumb

How to organise a successful family ski holiday

How to organise a successful family ski holiday

I am a parent myself, and with the experience of many family ski trips over the years, I thought it would be helpful to share what?s needed to organise a successful family ski holiday. The ski company The key is to choose a ski company who will make sure nothing is too much trouble and […]

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5 of the best ski resorts for corporate ski trips

In my 12 years working in skiing, I?ve been asked many times which are the best ski resorts for a corporate ski trip. Of course, it depends on the age range of your group, ski ability, budget and how much time you can spare. However, I?ve organised hundreds of corporate ski trips over the years […]

8 great reasons to visit Courchevel this Winter

8 great reasons to visit Courchevel this Winter

If I had to choose any ski resort it would be Courchevel. This world-famous ski resort in the Three Valleys region of France ? the largest ski area in the world – was the first to be ?purpose built?. That was in 1946 ? meaning that this prestigious resort celebrates its 70th anniversary this winter. […]

Val Thorens: the ultimate corporate ski trip venue

Val Thorens: the ultimate corporate ski trip venue

I’m often asked where I’d recommend for the ultimate corporate ski trip. This is a tough one to answer as there are so many resorts and so many different activities on offer. Courchevel is a resort close to my heart, having lived there myself for many seasons. Another favourite is St Anton in Austria: the […]

5 of the best swimming pools in the Alps

5 of the best swimming pools in the Alps

Even a few years ago a list of the best swimming pools in the Alps would be a struggle to put together. In some resorts, you?d be restricted to a 10m swimming pool in the only five-star hotel in town. Or if there was a public pool, then was probably built 30 years ago and […]

4 reasons to choose a reverse ski weekend

4 reasons to choose a reverse ski weekend

Taking a ?reverse ski weekend? is a great way to enjoy some of the most luxurious hotels, chalets and activities in ski resorts at a more affordable price. A reverse ski weekend is different from a ?regular? ski weekend because instead of travelling on the usual days – out on a Thursday and back on […]

5 of the best ski resorts for a luxury ski weekend

5 of the best ski resorts for a luxury ski weekend

If you?re like me, a week?s skiing is great, but it?s simply not enough. A luxury ski weekend is a great way to add a few more days on the mountain into your ski season. Whether you?re looking for a location to impress your clients or simply a chance to escape the City and enjoy […]