Thursday 8th September 2016, London – Inghams is set for an exciting winter 2016/17 with new resorts, new short breaks, two new flight routes and brand new hotels added to its programme. The programme features 91 resorts with flights from 25 regional airports across the UK, and at New Year Inghams is offering a ‘free night’s stay’ for all guests staying in their Chalets and Chalet Hotels.
INGHAMS INTRODUCES A NEW RESORT IN MONTEGENEVRE, FRANCE
Positioned at the gateway between France and Italy, Montgenèvre boasts French charm with an Italian flair. With 300 days of sunshine, its high altitude skiing above the cross-border pass has one of the best snow records in France and the Monts de la Lune lift pass also covers the resorts of Claviere and Cesana in Italy and a day skiing the Milky Way. Visitors can spot the abandoned fortresses from the peaks of Les Gondrans and peer over to Italy from the summit of the Col Saurel. With wide and uncrowded pistes, this area is an excellent choice for beginners and advanced skiers alike, plus the new Durancia spa, Monty Express toboggan and great value mountain restaurant Le Chalvet all add to why now is the time to holiday in Montgenèvre.
Inghams offers seven nights, chalet catering, at the 3.5 diamond Chalet Rocher de L’Aigle, Montgenèvre, France from £455pp, saving £20pp on departures in December 2016 and including return flights and resort transfers. For further information, to book, visit www.inghams.co.uk/ski-holidays or call 01483 791 114.
INGHAMS EXPANDS ITS SHORT BREAKS PROGRAMME FOR WINTER 2016/17
Inghams has expanded its short breaks programme this winter to include Austria (St. Anton, Lech, Kühtai and Mayrhofen), Switzerland (Davos, Klosters, St. Moritz, Arosa, Grindelwald, Mürren, Wengen and Saas Fee), France (Val d’Isère, Tignes, Méribel, Val Thorens, La Plagne, Chamonix) and Italy (Courmayeur). In addition, in February 2017 Inghams will continue its short break ‘Snow Adventures in Norway’ with a range of three and four night holidays which include whale-watching, RIB boat seascape safaris and a chance to see the Northern Lights.
Prices for ‘Snow Adventures in Norway’ start from £979 per person for a three night break, including half board accommodation and all excursions. For further information, to book, visit www.inghams.co.uk/ski-holidays/ski-holiday-type/ski-weekends or call 01483 791 114.
INGHAMS OFFERS NEW FLIGHTS TO ANDORRA, CORTINA AND ARABBA
Inghams is now offering three new outbound trips which will simplify travel to some of its most popular winter holiday destinations:
• To Barcelona for Andorra, which is bordered by France and Spain in the eastern Pyrenees, and is well established as a favourite area for beginners and intermediate skiers and boarders.
• To Venice for Cortina, located in the Italian Alps which offers plenty of challenging runs as well as some of the most amazing views from its pistes and for Arabba, which boasts challenging pistes as well as non-ski activities including ice skating.
INGHAMS OFFERS THREE NEW HOTELS FOR WINTER 2016/17
Inghams has introduced three brand new hotels to its winter 2016/17 programme. The three star Hotel Rockypop (Chamonix, Les Houches), five star Hotel Taj-I Mah, Les Arcs 2000 and in Lapland, the Muotka Wilderness Lodge:
• Hotel Rockypop, Chamonix
The brand new three-star Hotel Rockypop will open in December 2016 in the popular French ski resort of Chamonix bringing a new contemporary accommodation option for families, friends and couples. With its modern design, playful atmosphere and great value guest rooms Hotel Rockypop is set to break the mould of traditional ski resort hotels in Chamonix, just in time for the new ski season. The 148 guest rooms can accommodation between two and 12 people, with three types of room; RockyDuos; RockyDuplexes and Penthouses. All rooms are equipped with TV VOD, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and a shower room with WC. The stylish communal lobby will house a central bar, foosball and arcade games and TV screens, while the hotel’s two outdoor patios will offer a vibrant alfresco bar and a relaxing outdoor longue. There will also be a restaurant for casual dining and an in-house ski shop for equipment rental and to store guests’ ski equipment. Hotel Rockypop will operate its own free shuttle bus to the Brévant, Flégère, Grands Montets and Le Tour ski areas as well as free outdoor parking for guests.
Inghams is offering seven nights, half-board at the Rockypop Hotel Chamonix, Les Houches from £699 per person departing December 2016. Price includes return flights from London Gatwick and resort transfers. For more information, or to book, visit www.inghams.co.uk/ski-holidays or call 01483 791 114.
• Le Taj-I Mah, Les Arcs
The first five-star hotel in Les Arcs, Le Taj-I Mah or 'Crown of the Moon', is due to open in December 2016 and will be a welcome addition to the Paradiski ski-area with 48 luxury bedrooms (24-29 sq metres) and suites (45-70 sq metres) each with spacious balconies and bathrooms. Le Taj-I Mah has a fabulous ski-in/ski-out location at the top of the Le Cabriolet ski lift and the ski school meeting point is located opposite the entrance. The hotel offers high-end dining from Michelin-starred Chef Éric Samson at the gourmet La Diamont Noir restaurant as well as a more casual Savoyard speciality restaurant, L’Atelier d’Eric. The large wellness area includes an indoor pool, a salt wall, steam bath, jacuzzi, sensory showers and solarium, massages and extensive spa treatments. Guests also have free access to the fitness room in the La Source des Arcs Apartments.
Inghams offers seven-nights, half-board at the five-star Hotel Taj-I Mah from £1,239pp departing December 2016 including five-course evening meals with return flights and resort transfers. For further information, or to book, visit www.inghams.co.uk/ski-holidays or call 01483 791 114.
• Muotka Wilderness Lodge, Lapland
New for Winter 16/17, Inghams will be offering guests the chance to stay in the remote Muotka Wilderness Lodge, situated amidst the beautiful Saariselka fells, on the edge of the Urho – Kekkonen National Park. Surrounded by wild reindeer and snow-laden trees, guests can enjoy a whole host of outdoor activities during their stay. Whizz through the arctic wilderness on an exhilarating husky, snowmobile and reindeer safari, try cross-country skiing or snowshoeing on over 300km of marked trails, learn about the Sámi culture on a local herd farm, chase the Northern Lights on a thrilling daytime or evening excursions or for a truly magical experience spend the night under the stars in an Aurora Cabin. The charming lodge boasts a cosy lounge area and an open plan restaurant complete with log fire.
Inghams is offering seven-nights, full-board at the Muotka Wilderness Lodge from £1,679pp departing in January 2017 including a five-course evening meal. For further information, or to book, visit www.inghams.co.uk/ski-holidays/ski-resorts/france/paradiski-ski-area/les-arcs/hotel-taj-i-mah or call 01483 791 114.
INGHAMS IS OFFERING GREAT VALUE NEW YEAR’S ESCAPES IN ITS CHALETS AND CHALET HOTELS
Celebrate New Year in the mountains with Inghams with departures moved to Friday 30th December to ensure that guests spend New Year’s Eve on the slopes and not at the airport and can enjoy an extra day’s skiing. Inghams is also offering free skiing on New Year’s Day for all guests who pre-book lift passes and ski hire.
Inghams is offering an eight-night chalet catering package including a New Year celebration meal at the 3.5 diamond Chalet Hotel Curling, Tignes, France from £899pp, saving £450pp. Price includes return flights from London Gatwick to Chambery and resort transfers, departing on Friday 30th December 2016. A buy-one-get-one-half price Espace Killy lift pass offer is also available (when booked in the UK before departure). For more information or to book visit www.inghams.co.uk/ski-holidays or call 01483 791 114.
For more information on travelling with Inghams this winter go to: www.inghams.co.uk/ski-holidays
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