Happy New Year – Friendship Travel Towers has been, and still is, incredibly busy answering thousands of phone calls from all you single travellers out there who are planning summer 2012. So for this blog post we’ve asked Gordon Spence, head of customer service at Mark Warner – our ski partner for solo skiing – to give us a quick update!  Colum

Gordon writes …. At the end of November, just two or three days before the start of the Mark Warner ski season, we were beginning to wonder if there was ever going to be any snow…..well, we needn’t have worried!

The entrance to our Tignes hotel after the big dump!

Depending on what you read, and who you listen to, there’s been more snow in the Alps this season so far than the previous umpteen seasons put together.  Well, I don’t know what’s true and what’s not, but what I do know is that the snow has given our guests the most fantastic conditions for skiing and they are definitely having the time of their lives.

It has snowed and snowed and snowed and I haven’t heard of a single ski resort anywhere in Europe that hasn’t enjoyed wonderful snowfall.

Sometimes, of course, there can be too much snow and it has been touch and go on a couple of transfer days as to whether we get our guests in and out of resort.  But our reps are made of stern stuff and have nearly 40 years of experience under their (our) belts. Any disruption has been minimal and we’ve handled any difficulties with aplomb…..well I would say that wouldn’t I!

Ski Hosts in Courchevel just a few days ago

Our guests have been enjoying great conditions, with blue skies and snow everywhere. And there’s still plenty of the season left, so what are you waiting for?!?