Line up for 2017/18 ski season
The luxury tour operator introduces inspiring new winter experiences in some of the world’s best ski resorts
- The first-ever collection of Scott Dunn Residences in Courchevel 1850
- A culinary partnership with a handpicked collection of the world’s finest chefs
- Exclusive travel partnerships to lead the way in family ski holidays
Europe – introducing “flying chefs” private dining experiences
Enjoy dinner cooked by one of Europe’s top chefs in Scott Dunn’s private chalets
New for the 2017/18 ski season, Scott Dunn will launch an exclusive new culinary experience – ‘Flying Chefs’. This exciting initiative will give guests access to some of Europe’s finest chefs and a chance to enjoy an incredible dinner, created and cooked by their chosen chef, in the privacy of one of Scott Dunn’s luxury chalets. Guests can choose from a line-up of six highly-acclaimed and revered culinary talents Monica Galetti, Pierre Koffmann, Alyn Williams, Andrew Wong, Sat Bains and Mauro Colagreco. Booking a Flying Chef is the ultimate way for Scott Dunn guests to celebrate a special occasion, entertain clients or friends, or enjoy the unique opportunity of watching a top chef close at work. Guests will have exclusive access to their chef to ask any burning questions over a glass of wine, and perhaps even receive a short kitchen masterclass. With respect to the distinct culinary style and identity of every Flying Chef, the experience will be completely tailored to the tastes of each individual set of guests making this a hugely bespoke dining experience.
The Launch of Scott Dunn At Six Senses Residences, Courchevel
An exclusive collection of sixteen luxury serviced ski residences offering a new level of flexibility and the first ever Scott Dunn ‘Stargazers Club’ providing evening childcare
The new ‘Scott Dunn at Six Senses Residences Courchevel’ is conveniently located in the heart of Courchevel 1850 and have been designed to offer guests the ultimate combination of five-star ski-hotel facilities with the independence of a serviced residence. The residences will be home to a brand-new on-site Scott Dunn Explorers kids club and first ever Stargazers club, available exclusively for guests of the residences, and allowing parents evenings off to enjoy Courchevel’s après ski. The residences also have access to dedicated ski concierge – meaning guests won’t have to lug their skis to and from the residences, so they can enjoy the cafés and bars in town, before catching the shuttle bus back. The Six Senses Lounge is a place for relaxing and socialising – including continental style breakfasts each morning, après ski drinks, pre-dinner aperitifs or sharing menus. For some much-needed R&R after a day on the slopes, residents can head to the renowned Six Senses Spa for a selection of soothing therapies. To ensure a seamless ski experience, guests have access to the Scott Dunn Guest Relations Manager, on-site 24-hour concierge on-site, a ski rental shop and a boutique, stocking a selection of ski equipment and clothing. A pre-arrival shopping service also ensures the pantry is stocked with all the favourites before landing. The 16, two-five bedroom spacious residences have been designed in traditional alpine style, with exposed wooden beams and porcelain tiles, with the comforts of modern technology. Each apartment has a fully equipped kitchen, Organic Pharmacy products, Apple TV, unlimited Wi-Fi and integrated iPads.
New partnerships with Bugaboo & Progression Ski enhance the experience for the young in Val d’Isere
Introducing an exclusive partnership with Bugaboo pushchairs & a new Ski Explorers taster programme in partnership with Progression Ski, designed specifically for 3-4 year olds
Progression ski school in Val d’Isère will offer a new Ski Explorers programme for little ones aged 3 & 4 years old. Designed as a ‘bolt-on’ to the Scott Dunn’s Explorers kid club programme, younger children can now try skiing for the first time with the guidance of qualified ski instructors and under the watchful eye of Scott Dunn’s dedicated nannies. The Ski Explorers programme provides a taster for skiing – rather than a formal ski lesson – with the emphasis on having fun on skis and playing games, without the need for parents to enrol them in more formal ski school lessons. The Ski Explorers Programme will be available three times per week with a maximum of six children in each group. Additionally, for guests looking to ease the load when travelling with young families, Scott Dunn now has an exclusive travel partnership in place with Dutch design brand, Bugaboo, who is best known for revolutionising the pushchair market. A fleet of Bugaboo pushchairs will now be available for guests at the Scott Dunn Explorers kids club in Val d’Isère with an all-terrain Bugaboo Buffalo to help guests Manoeuvre across the slopes, making it even easier for parents exploring the resort with the smoothest ride around town.
Closer to home – Hakuchozan, Niseko, Japan
The best-located luxury chalet for experiencing Japan’s endless fresh powder
The Hakuchozan is a luxury chalet that comfortably sleeps 16 in the heart of Hirafu Village in Niseko on Hokkaido, Japan. This chalet is ideal for large groups or families looking to experience Japanese skiing with exquisite surroundings, attentive service and spectacular views. This incredible chalet features a ‘Man-Cave’ bar and a games room along with a large open living room with wood-burning fireplace and a jacuzzi deck complete with firepit and views over Mount Yotei. Guests are looked after from the moment they arrive by a chalet manager, butler, driver and private chef. The nearest ski lift is just 1 minute drive’s away so guests can be up and on the slopes and be skiing the back-country runs in record time. Apart from the fresh powder snow, Niseko also has an up and coming restaurant scene with the specialities including fresh seafood and quality farm produce. From Michelin Star restaurants to quaint family run cafes, Niseko has a range of culinary delights to be experienced such as traditional izakaya, sukiyaki, udon and shabu-shabu amongst the highlights.