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ABOUT US

As a holiday provider for over 25 years, we understand that it is essential to develop our skills and expertise to offer a constant high level of customer services in our different resorts. Today we are proud to present a map of 72 holiday destinations, across France, including private cottages, apartments, hotels and villas with private pools.

Passionate and motivated, Ski France employees are based in a variety of different locations from the snowy French Alps in winter seasons to sunny beaches in South-West France and beyond. Each destination has its unique assets and beauty. Ski France focuses on three main foundations for success:  hospitality, welcome and customer service.

For each and every destination where we maintain properties, Ski France makes every effort to ensure that the holiday makers create unique and unforgettable memories.

Madame Vacances Histoire Société

SOME STATISTICS

  • 72 establishments in France,
    with hotels, 48 residences
    and 9 villa and chalet complexes.
  • 320 000 clients
    (49% through tour operators, 51% as direct clients)
  • 22 000 beds
    and a turnover of €85 million in 2015
  • Nationality of Clients : 65% France & 12% UK;
    12% Benelux; 5% Germany; 4% Eastern Europe and Russia; 2% others
  • 85 employees in London and Chambery
    250 season workers 100 subsidiary employees such as transport and cleaning

MEMORABLE MOMENTS

The story of Ski France and Summer France all started with its founder Richard Green, a passionate skier, mountain and hospitality enthusiast, who has strategically dispersed the brand over many French destinations and with varied accommodations, always looking for the best places to offer quality holidays.

1988

Ski France brand created, providing ski holidays and apartment management in Val Thorens and La Plagne

1991

Creation of Eurogroup in Meribel: Restaurant “Le Plein Soleil” opens. Residence Le Forum in Courchevel opens.

1993

Le Kalico Night and Day club opens in Courchevel 1850

1994

Company’s first hotels open: ‘Hotel Le Mottaret’ in Meribel, “Courchevel Olympic” in Courchevel 

1995
to
1996

Restaurants Open: El Ponchos, Meribel (Mexican), Danny’s Tandoori, Val d’Isere (First Indian restaurant in Alps), L’Oree du Golf, Moliets

1996

Development on the South-West coast of France with acquisition of Villa-resort in Moliets.

1998
to
1999

Residences open in Serre-Chevalier, La Plagne and Montgenevre

1998

Eurogroup acquires remaining shares in Ski France.
Ski France soon becomes the leading UK operator of “The Snow Train”

2002

Investment funds acquire shares in Eurogroup and inject capital to finance expansion

2002
to
2009

Period of Strong development and growth across France, with more than 80 destinations taken under management

2008

Launch of  brand “Madame Vacances” in France

2009
to
2012

Finance partners exit Eurogroup. Company restructures

2011

Acquisition of Blue Sea Hotels and Resorts in Majorca. 16 Spanish hotels & Restaurants

2013

Eurogroup re-invests in French Hotels and Bars. Ski France brand fully absorbed into Eurogroup.

2016

Acquisition of Château de Candie, Chambéry, 4 star luxury hotel with 25 bedrooms, two restaurants and vineyard

2016

Acquisition of Indoor 45, Lyon, Europe’s largest trampoline centre

2016

Celebration of 25 years of business and the re-launch of Ski France and Summer France brands in the UK

2017

Acquisition of Residence Alpina Lodge in Val d’Isère