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Rich tourists’ many vast requests for staff during ski chalets

November 28th, 2015 by admin | Filed under Blog.
  • Money is no intent for abundant tourists who stay during disdainful chalets
  • One guest wanted to float an elephant from a chalet to a slopes
  • A emporium brought a wardrobe collection to a chalet for a child rope member 

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When a world’s wealthiest holidaymakers conduct to a slopes for a lush getaway, a volume of uninformed powder on a towering can be a slightest of their concerns.

Money is no intent for those who are spending a week during a many intemperate ski chalets on a planet, and they go to good lengths to safeguard they and their guest are scrupulously �lite on a ideal winter escape.

That means oppulance chalet operators are kept bustling with vast requests for all from outrageous fireworks displays and impracticable parties with outward ice bars to furious animals and delicacies that have to be flown in from afar.

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Money is no intent for a rich when they lease disdainful chalets such as Marco Polo in Val d'Isere

Money is no intent for a rich when they lease disdainful chalets such as Marco Polo in Val d’Isere

Exclusive, fully-catered chalets in a French Alps – that can cost upwards of £60,000 a week with a private cook and chauffeur – are some of a many renouned destinations for a super-rich.

Luxury chalet operators pronounced many of a high-end guest revisit from places such as Russia, Britain, Brazil, Australia and a Middle East.

When it comes to their requests, Hamish Gordon-Lennox, conduct of sales with Peli-Ski, a order of float is to design a unexpected, even with a moment’s notice.

He told MailOnline Travel: ‘We have a motto: Nothing is impossible, a unfit usually takes a small longer to organise.

‘There’s no food we can’t deliver, there are no additional activities we can't organise. As prolonged as someone is peaceful to compensate for it, there isn’t anything we can’t do.’

There was one difference – and it concerned an surprising ask from a guest’s daughter, who was celebrating her birthday.

She wanted to float an elephant from a chalet to a slopes, pronounced Gordon-Lennox.

After doing some research, Peli-Ski motionless it couldn’t make a girl’s birthday wish come loyal due to concerns about a animal’s gratification and a high cost – upwards of £1million.

Chalets such as Grande Corniche, in Les Gets, can cost upwards of £60,000 a week with a cook and chauffeur

Chalets such as Grande Corniche, in Les Gets, can cost upwards of £60,000 a week with a cook and chauffeur

Gordon-Lennox pronounced one guest had staff barter a 60in TVs in his chalet for 100in TVs, while another had a birdhouse set adult outward a chalet since he wanted to arise adult to a sound of birds chirping.

Wealthy holidaymakers are peaceful to do anything to make their children happy, generally during Christmas.

One holidaymaker called Peli-Ski a day before his attainment in Verbier and asked a transport organisation to buy a dozen presents for any of his children – regulating his American Express Centurion Card – and hang them and place them underneath a Christmas tree.

The children perceived all from new skis to a new tricycle.

Gordon-Lennox said: ‘There is usually one fondle emporium in Verbier. They managed it and a kids were gay with many of it.’

Staff once nude a room and remade it into a bedroom for a dog, finish with AstroTurf and a fence

Staff once nude a room and remade it into a bedroom for a dog, finish with AstroTurf and a fence

Ceri Tinley, handling executive and co-founder of Consensio, a oppulance chalet operator, pronounced her staff once helped a child rope member collect out his outfits for a slopes by bringing a emporium to him.

She said: ‘He couldn’t go to a internal emporium since he would have been mobbed. The emporium brought a whole of their collection to a chalet so he could do his selling in peace.’

Consensio once nude a guest room and remade it into a bedroom for a dog – finish with AstroTurf, a white picket blockade and dog bowls filled with Evian vegetable water.

On one occasion, a chauffeur gathering a dog to an disdainful grill where a owners were carrying lunch. After lunch, a integrate returned to a slopes and a chauffeur gathering a dog behind to a chalet, pronounced Tinley.

In Courchevel, a organisation of guest had their bar stocked with a specific code of vodka. At 2:30am, they called adult Consensio staff and requested a opposite brand.

A organisation of Russians asked staff to source vodka during 2:30am since they didn't like a code they had

A organisation of Russians asked staff to source vodka during 2:30am since they didn’t like a code they had

Tinley said: ‘They pronounced they didn’t like that code anymore and would like a opposite one. She found a code they wanted in a hotel, paid for it by a shot and took it to them.’

Paid for by a shot, a vodka cost usually underneath €5,000 (£3,500).

This winter, Consensio staff are organising a Frozen-themed birthday celebration for a seven-year-old girl, finish with a thespian who will belt out songs from a Disney film and characters in costume.

They’ve also been asked to fly in dusty caviar from Italy, play Apr Fools’ Day jokes on guests’ family members, and barter all of a utensils, crockery and cutlery in a blurb kitchen to accommodate a despotic kosher diet.

Consensio once used €50,000 (£35,000) value of fireworks to light a name of a guest’s partner opposite a piste in Val d’Isere.

Tinley said: ‘As prolonged as it’s authorised we make it happen, that’s a usually rule. If it’s authorised anything is possible, a unfit usually takes a small longer.’


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