Leo Trippi Celebrates 10 Years at the Top With 10 Coolest Experiences
Leo Trippi is thrilled to announce it has won World’s Best Ski Travel Agent at the World Ski Awards for an unprecedented tenth consecutive year. A multi-award-winning luxury travel company, Leo Trippi specialises in exceptional luxury ski holidays and tailor-made escapes. In celebration of retaining this title for the past decade, Leo Trippi is sharing its “10 Coolest Experiences”, commemorating 10 years at the top and looking ahead to the next 10.
Oliver Corkhill, CEO at Leo Trippi & Co-Founder, Viadi Group comments:
“It’s a testament to our brilliant team that we’ve retained this award for an unmatched 10th consecutive year. We firmly believe that our long-standing presence in the Alps, as well as our unparalleled destination knowledge, is what sets us apart from our competitors. As we hone our experiential offering for 2024, from a supercar driving tour through the Swiss Alps to heli-skiing safari across the Swiss, Italian and French Alps, we are excited to bring an unparalleled alpine offering to our valued clients.”
Launched in 2013, World Ski Awards aims to improve standards within the ski industry by rewarding the organisations that are leaders in their fields. Ski tourism continues to constitute a vital segment of the global travel and tourism marketplace with an estimated 400 million skiers visits annually to more than 2,500 resorts.
So, here’s to the next 10 years, and Leo Trippi’s 10 coolest experiences for 2024:
1. Ultimate Swiss Heli-Ski Safari
Ski adrenaline junkies need look no further thanks to Leo Trippi’s 10 day ski itinerary for adventure seekers. This exhilarating cross-border experience will take skiers to some of the most iconic resorts in the Swiss, French and Italian Alps. Fly up to the peaks in a chopper before descending off-pistes, down glaciers and untouched mountains together with an expert team of guides. Participants can also receive lessons from ski legends such as Marc Garcia and Jean-Jacques Rey during their trip, elevating their skills on the slopes. Each heli-ski safari can be tailored to guests’ preferences and desires.
2. Stay at the World’s Best Ski Chalet, Zermatt Peak
Experience the majesty of the Matterhorn from the world’s most opulent chalet. Immerse yourself in architectural splendour, breath-taking views and jaw-dropping design. Chalet Zermatt Peak epitomises luxury: accessed via a private tunnel, it enjoys an iconic location set into the side of the mountain with unrivalled panoramic views across the picturesque village of Zermatt.
3. Experience Chefs at New Heights
Add the wow factor to your alpine escape with one of the world’s greatest Michelin-starred chefs taking you on an unparalleled gastronomic journey. Epicureans need look no further: this alpine experience goes beyond the slopes combining Michelin-starred dining with exhilarating high-altitude skiing across Switzerland, Italy and France. Chopper to the top of the mountain to enjoy the sunrise whilst one of the greats whips up an indulgent breakfast to power your run back down? Go on, then.
4. Winter Wonderland in the Arctic Circle
Discover an oasis of comfort in the wilderness with a winter holiday of a lifetime in the Arctic Circle. Stay at Fjellborg Arctic Lodge in Swedish Lapland for privately guided winter activities such as dog sledding, ice fishing, and snowshoeing. The highlight: a snowmobile excursion to an indigenous Sami camp where you will learn about their fascinating culture.
Dining-wise, an epicurean adventure that celebrates locally sourced food awaits, focused on Lappish cuisine, with plenty of fresh fish, game, berries and mushrooms.
5. Heli-ski in Antarctica this winter aboard explorer yacht, La Datcha
For the coolest of bragging rights, explore the last frontier of heli-skiing aboard the 77 metre SeaExplorer, La Datcha. With rare availability for the 2023-2024 Antarctic season, La Datcha, with two helicopters on board, is one of the only operations able to provide efficient and safe heli-skiing across the frozen continent. Begin your journey at Puerto Natales, staying at Awasi overlooking the Torres del Paine National Park, Chile, before flying to King George Island to begin a 7-10 night once-in-a-lifetime voyage for up to 12 guests.
6. Snowmobile across the snowy peaks of Courchevel
Discover the mountains by moonlight with a 23 km night-time snowmobile ride on the snowy peaks of Courchevel. Stop for a private dinner in a cosy mountain hut before toasting each other with Champagne whilst watching fireworks light up the dark sky. A resort synonymous with glamour, Courchevel 1850 is home to its own airstrip, countless Michelin-starred restaurants and the best luxury chalets, making it the ultimate luxury ski experience.
7. Private heli tour in Verbier
Take to the skies over Verbier and enjoy a private heli tour through the whole of Val de Bagnes, right up to the source of the Otemma glacier. Stop off for an aperitif and sample locally produced wines, cheeses and charcuterie of the highest quality. An exhilarating experience for couples of families alike.
8. The Secret Side to Gstaad
Discover a secret side to Gstaad as our local partners take you beyond the tourist trail to discover the true ‘heart’ of Switzerland. Travel off the beaten track and discover Gstaad like a local with Leo Trippi’s tailor-made five-day itinerary. From a private carriage ride in one of the most beautiful parts of the valley to a sunset alphorn concert, this is sure to be a trip to remember.
9. Action-packed Patagonia
Head across the pond to Patagonia for the ultimate adrenaline-filled adventure. Set within 13 acres, Rio Palena Lodge is a spacious, secluded retreat guarded by the awe-inspiring Andes mountain range. Stay between October and December for incredible guided heli-skiing expeditions in the dramatic Los Lagos region of Chile. The terrain includes an assortment of open bowls, steep couloirs and gentler glacier runs, with a typical day consisting of six to ten runs. When not taking to the slopes, try your hand at fly fishing, white-water rafting, hiking or mountain biking.
10. A supercar driving tour across the Swiss Alps
Petrol heads and pleasure seekers unite in the summertime joy of the Swiss Alps with a tailor-made supercar driving tour across Switzerland. Behind the wheel of your dream car, you’ll journey from the shores of Lake Lucerne to the magnificent Jungfrau Region and the spectacular Valais, taking in incredible sights and experiences along the way.
For further information or to book please visit www.leotrippi.com or call +44 1285 366 030