Tatler, December 2012

The Super Hot Ticket
“Looking for a seriously sumptuous place to bed down in? Chalet Edelweiss is your ticket, humming with seven floors of grown-up gloriousness, a giant in-house cinema, nightclub and parking for 36 cars – yes, you heard us right – and walls dripping with Picasso prints and Hirst originals. This is less of a chalet, more of a palace. Well, it is Courchevel.”
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Food And Travel Magazine, January 2013

Arrivals, Chalet Chic
“Grand Designs fever has infected the slopes. Ski lodges now resemble anything from Manhatten Lofts in Zermatt, to modernist cubes with flourishes including art galleries, nightclubs and hammams. One of the more groundbreaking is Chalet Himalaya, a former monastery where 17th century details are juxtaposed with glass-sided bathrooms, a cinema, and glass sided lap pool.”
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The Sunday Telegraph, January 2013

Meribel Resort Guide
“Summit Retreats has 30 luxury chalets, sleeping from six to 20 people. Chalet Lapin Blanc (sleeps 14) and costs £1,800 per person, excluding travel.”
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The Daily Telegraph, Ultratravel, Winter 2012

The Next Big Thing
“A crackling log fire, a reindeer skin rug and a mug of hot chocolate after a hard day on the slopes just don’t cut it anymore. What todays chalet-dwellers want, apparently, is steam rooms, cinemas, nightclubs, wine cellars, cigar rooms, swimming pools and even squash courts. In Zermatt, the Heinz Julen Loft is a symphony of glass and steel, offered by Summit Retreats.”
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The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, November 2012

The Hot List
“The launch of new luxury agent Summit Retreats comes with a twee free guarantee: these pads look more like Manhatten lofts than slope side cabins.”
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The Times, October 2012

The Coolest Chalets On The Slopes
“Billed as the most anticipated new chalet this year, Edelweiss, which is spread across 3,000 sq m and over seven floors, is set to be the biggest chalet in the Alps. It sleeps only 16 guests in 8 bedrooms, so whats the rest used for? Well, theres a nightclub, bar, cinema, wine cellar, pool and spa with hammam.”

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The Sunday Telegraph, November 2012

Zermatt Resort Guide
“Summit Retreats has 24 properties in the resort [Zermatt]. The smartest is Chalet Zermatt Peak, where the average weekly cost is £5,750 per person per week.”
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How To Spend It – Financial Times, November 2012

“These days, one needs ones own private nightclub – the USP of the latest luxury chalet opening in Courchevel 1850. Chalet Edelweiss has its own pool, library, gym, spa, and nightclub – with a capacity for more than 100.”
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The Independent, August 2012

Travel Agenda
“Summit Retreats is a new luxury ski chalet specialist, with properties from Chamonix to Chatel. They include the fully catered Chalet Treize Etoiles II in Verbier, which comes with a hot tub and private chauffeur.”
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Aspire Magazine, September 2012

No Business Like Snow Business
Summit Retreats director Robin Quarrelle offers his views on the state of the luxury ski market since the 2008 global recession. “Customers are being far more careful about what they book, and pay more attention to value and the particular chalet. The experiences on the trip have almost overtaken the skiing as the most important element, with food, wine and health and wellbeing playing very important roles”
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