The beautiful Swiss village of Gstaad is one of Europe’s most exclusive ski resorts; no place epitomises its glamour quite like The Alpina Hotel. This chic hotel has been a firm favourite since it opened in December 2012, attracting a steady stream of discerning holidaymakers and skiers who appreciate its luxurious and discreet surroundings. In fact, the distinctive newcomer has already made quite an impression and distinguished itself from its peers by winning a host of awards including the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler Gold List 2016.
Vast mountains. Thick snowfall. Breathtaking views. They all combine to make the Alps one of the world’s premium skiing and snowboarding destinations, and thanks to Heli Securite’s alpine helicopter transfers, they have never been easier or more comfortable to reach. But there are many other ways to enjoy your time in this delightful corner of … Read more
It might be hard to believe but in less than a one-week’s time some of France’s biggest ski resorts in the Alps will opening for the winter season.
As the South of France experiences one of the warmest autumns for years, with many people in Nice choosing to spend All Saints Day sunbathing on the beach so glorious were the temperatures, communities in the nearby Alps are preparing the slopes for the first visitors.
Skiing is a particularly emotive subject, with many skiing fanatics favouring one resort over all the others. But if you have never ventured on to a French mountain side, how do you know where to go?
Celebrating its 21st anniversary, MAPIC 2015 promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Taking places on the French Riviera town of Cannes than needs no introduction, the leading international retail property market, the event includes 3 days of conference, networking and exhibition events aimed at factory outlets, leisure areas, retail property and transit … Read more
Hoteliers in Cannes, Monaco and Saint Tropez will tell you that September is one of their busiest periods of the year, with available rooms virtually non-existent over much of this jam-packed month. It’s the same story in the Heli Securite control room with a large number of private charter flights being booked during this time of year.
Much of the traffic in September is driven by nautical events held on the French Riviera, the yachting heartland of Europe, from the Monaco Yacht Show beginning on September 23rd to Les Voiles de Saint Tropez at the end of the month.
The Principality of Monaco may be the world’s second smallest nation – beaten only by Rome’s Vatican City – but walking around its winding streets can be thirsty work, especially in the summer heat.
The tiny microstate is only two square kilometres, meaning that it can easily be tackled by foot as long as enough fluids are taken on board. So, before travelling to Monaco, it is a good idea to know exactly where to head for a refreshing glass of Rosé wine, or local Monegasque beer, when the walk up to the Rock gets too much, for example.
Saint Tropez is famous for its long, white beaches and azure blue sea making it one of the most visited resorts in France during the summer months.
But the picturesque town on the French Riviera is equally as renowned for its brilliant night life, with a string of exclusive bars, restaurants and nightclubs within its midst to which A-list celebrities fly from Monaco or Nice each year.
When you travel to Monaco, you expect nothing less than perfect from everything the Principality has to offer. Perhaps, this is the reason why Monaco boasts so many spectacular restaurants offering high-end cuisine from around the world served by Michelin star chefs.
St Tropez, is one of the liveliest and the most glamorous towns along the French coast during the summer. In this beautiful town located in the heart of the French Riviera, the sun really shines brighter and the Mediterranean is truly bluer.