We’ve been Nominated in the British Travel Awards 2018!

Long established tour operator Ski Amis to sponsor the British Travel Awards 2018 as part of the Voter Prize Incentive with a Premium Service Catered Chalet Holiday for two people on offer in one of the best ski areas in France! Ski Amis have been providing quality catered chalet holidays in France for nearly 30 years and are delighted to announce that one lucky couple will  have the chance to win one of our bespoke  holidays as part of our…

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Catered Chalet Dining Table

Our catered chalet menu has had an upgrade and it looks delicious!

Whilst everyone has been busy enjoying their summer holidays, our staff at Ski Amis have been working hard. They have perfected our new catered chalet menu for the 2017-2018 season! We’ve kept some of our personal favourites, your favourites and added some great new dishes, which we’re sure you will love. Every year we listen to our customers to come up with a refreshing new menu plan that does not disappoint. Our UK staff have tried and tested the new…

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Chalet la plagne, la plagne chalets, catered chalet la plagne

Our New Premium Service Catered Chalet La Plagne – Welcome Nadine!

Introducing the new addition to our La Plagne chalets We would like to introduce the newest addition to our La Plagne chalets for the 2017-2018 season – Chalet Nadine!!  Nadine will be our new premium service catered chalet La Plagne and what a cracker she is too.   Excellent location! Chalet Nadine is situated in the heart of the beautiful village of La Plagne Montchavin.  The village is a buzzing centre of traditional local activity with very easy access to…

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Ski Amis Catered Chalets - The Colours of Autumn

Our catered chalets are in waiting … snow capped peaks … winter is coming!

Welcome from the Alps!  I’m Jenni and I’m the Operations Manager for Ski Amis.  I spend a lot of time out in France all year round making the preparations for the ski season and in the winter I manage the operation of our catered chalets.  I feel very privileged to experience the spectacular changes of scenery happening around me in the mountains several times a year.  It’s almost October now and the summer season has turned.  The first hint of…

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Craft Beer in our Catered Chalets

Craft Beer Now Available in our Catered Chalets

If you missed our post introducing new craft beer to our catered chalets for the 2017-2018 season, then don’t panic! Read on to find out more information about the new additions.  We tell you where they come from, their story and how they taste.  If you’ve already booked your holiday with us, we’ll also tell you how to add an order to your booking.  If you are still looking at your options for your ski holiday this winter, then how…

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Premium Service Les Menuires Chalets

Premium Service Now in Les Menuires! Chalets upgraded this season

The Ski Amis premium service chalets have been growing in popularity each year and especially since we did a complete overhaul last season to emphasise the difference between our two ranges.  Until now, there has been a gap in the premium service range – with our other resorts offering several different options.  To fill that gap for the coming season, in Les Menuires Chalets Irene and Jasmine are both being renovated and upgraded to come up to scratch for the…

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Ski Amis Head Office Team

Welcome to our new Ski Amis head office team!

Our first intake of apprentices was last week on 22nd August and the new Ski Amis head office team is taking shape!  It’s not only the new staff who are following training programmes as we’ve also promoted some of our existing loyal managers into new roles and are giving them the benefit of additional training too. Apprenticeship Levels The apprentices are at various levels and will be following different courses depending on their starting point. A level standard – Level…

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Ski Amis Office

This winter our UK team will be a team with a difference!

It’s a sure sign that winter is coming when the sales office fills up with people!  However, this year things are completely different.  We are no longer recruiting seasonal staff for the office who only work with us for six months.  This year we have made a major investment in our new apprenticeship and management training programme. What’s the new apprenticeship scheme about? Recruiting high quality staff has always been one of our major challenges – and especially so in…

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Ski Season Work

Fancy a season on the slopes? Find out everything you need to know about ski season work

Love skiing?  Fancy a season on the slopes? Ski season work as a Chalet Couple or Chalet Host in a catered chalet can be a great experience!  It can also teach you a lot of life skills and lay the foundations for a career in the tourism and hospitality industry. Most companies offer a very basic salary – but the benefits which come along with the job are second to none!  You’ll have your accommodation provided and your food in…

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Chalet Balkiss Hypnos Beds

The latest in sleep technology from Hypnos arrives at Ski Amis

It’s been an exciting past few weeks for everyone at Ski Amis!  Not only have we welcomed the first heavy snowfall of the season, but the resort team have worked tirelessly to install the brand new Hypnos beds and mattresses in almost all our chalets. What are Hypnos beds? We all know the importance of a good night’s sleep after a busy day on the slopes, so these beds – which come with a Royal Warrant from Her Majesty Queen…

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Chalet Staff Training

Winter is almost here… chalet staff training about to begin

The chalets have had their make-overs and the snow has started to fall!  There are hundreds of kilos of baked beans winging their way to resort!  This can only mean one thing!  The 2017-2018 ski season is almost upon us and the chalet staff training programme is ready to go. The new season comes hand in hand each year with a new in-resort team.  We’ve spent the summer signing up the dedicated people who are longing to spend a season…

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Chalet Upgrade

It’s A Facelift For our Catered Chalets

It’s all work and not much play for the team here as we prepare our chalets for a busy season ahead.  Always striving to be the best, we have listened to guest feedback and have targeted a lot of improvements in the service and chalets for the 2016-2017 season. There will be a chalet upgrade throughout the range! Premium service chalet upgrade We will be providing our collection of premium service chalets with a major upgrades.   Premium service will now provide you…

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Chalet Menu

Welcome to our new 2016-17 menu

After months of tasting we are delighted to announce our refreshed chalet menu has been finalised.  Following the 2015-16 season we’ve worked hard to meet our guest’s needs and looked at the their survey responses.  Our team in the UK were then tasked with coming up with a new plan!  They have created a more focused collection of dishes which incorporates the best of the existing menu, some previous well-loved Ski Amis classics, and some delicious new additions. New “healthy…

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