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2013-08-13 23:28:20

Americana Manhasset debuts its full color 64-page Fall/Winter Book, "La Vie à Chamonix" starring top runway and editorial models Fei Fei Sun and Simon Nessman. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 This month Americana Manhasset debuts its full color 64-page Fall/Winter Book, "La Vie à Chamonix". Fall ready-to-wear, accessories and jewelry from the most luxurious brands in the world are captured in a high-style picture book photographed entirely in the French...

2013-05-02 23:28:13

Navori QL Digital Signage software was chosen to power the communications scenario of Compagnie du Mont Blanc (CMB) for the French Chamonix Mont Blanc area. Laussane, Switzerland (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The main French Ski resort select Navori Digital Signage software for its screen based communication. Navori QL Digital Signage Software was chosen to power the communications scenario of Compagnie du Mont Blanc (CMB) for the French Chamonix Mont Blanc area. "Our partnership with both leading...

2012-01-05 14:01:00

MIAMI, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As splashed on the headlines this week, snow is refusing to fall on slopes across the U.S. from Aspen to Park City. Club Med, the original all-inclusive resort company with over 80 resorts worldwide, comes to the rescue of ski enthusiasts looking for the freshest powder with plenty of natural snow and great rates at its European ski resorts, starting at $1,064* per person for a seven-night stay at select resorts. Club Med's charming ski resorts...

2010-10-04 06:48:00

CHAMONIX, France, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- ChamonixInfo.com is an expert on all things Chamonix and the portal has decided to make the most of this knowledge to expand the services offered on its website by launching an online hotel booking service with live availability. Chamonix is one of the most popular alpine resorts in France, with a high demand for accommodation year round. Online booking has become a lifestyle choice, unlike traditional ways of organising holidays, which is why more...

2010-09-08 08:17:00

CHAMONIX MONT BLANC, France, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ChamonixInfo.com, a leading resort information portal, has linked up with local delicatessen Papillon, in an exclusive deal to offer visitors to ChamonixInfo.com a free coffee when they make a purchase at the Papillon shop in Chamonix town centre. Open since the beginning of 2010, Papillon has gained a fleet of fans looking for a good mug of coffee, a tasty lunch, a sweet or savory snack and even full meals all to take away. Food is...

2009-05-30 12:42:35

French snowboarder Karine Ruby, who won a gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics, and a companion died in a climbing accident, authorities say. Capt. Benoit Tonanny of the Chamonix commune gendarmerie in France said the 31-year-old Olympic snowboarder and her fellow climber were killed in the Mont Blanc Massif mountain range Friday, The New York Times reported Saturday. A third climber was critically injured. Tonnany said Ruby was ahead of the two other climbers Friday when she fell into a...

2006-03-23 08:15:00

By Helen Popper CHACALTAYA, Bolivia -- Times are hard for the world's highest ski resort, a dizzy 17,388 feet (5,300 metres) above sea level in the Bolivian Andes. Its glacier is melting so fast synthetic snow is seen as the only way to save it. Scientists say Chacaltaya's diminished piste could disappear altogether within five years due to climate change and, though this humble ski center is no Whistler or Chamonix, it is the only one the poor South American country has got. "This has been...

2006-02-04 08:04:46

CHAMONIX, France (Reuters) - A men's Alpine skiing World Cup downhill was called off because of thick fog in this French Alps resort, organizers said on Saturday. The start, originally scheduled for 1000 GMT, was put back several times. The skies did not clear and organizers eventually decided the race could not take place. Saturday's downhill would have been the last men's event before the Turin Olympics starting on February 10.

2006-02-03 11:40:25

CHAMONIX, France (Reuters) - Bode Miller has described the Olympic Games in Turin as a 'vacation' compared to the hectic pace of the World Cup schedule. The overall World Cup champion clinched third place in a super-combined race in Chamonix on Friday. The 28-year-old American, who says he plans to attend several events in Turin, said the Olympics offered a different environment. "Here (in the World Cup) you have no time to get back to your hotel, no time to sit down for a second,"...