Meet the women of Courchevel Tourisme

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On the occasion of International Women's Day, discover the portrait of Courchevel Tourisme's women, through their aspirations, their relationships to Courchevel and their professions. They are actresses of the resort.

CLAIRE

  • How old are you?: 35 (OMG already?)
  • Academic background/diploma: Bachelor's degree in Alpine Geography and Master's degree in Urban Planning
  • Position/role in the resort: In charge of labelling and classifying Furnished Accommodation for Tourism
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: anything as long as I'm alone in nature
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: Le Bistrot du Praz
  • Courchevel's "plus": its wide open spaces and the feeling of immense freedom that emanates from it.
  • Your greatest pride/success in Courchevel Tourisme: to have met people who have become friends.
  • Your passions: animals, nature
  • Special features: I don't know...
  • The series of the moment: Dix Pour Cent
  • Your totem animal: the wolf
  • The best meeting anecdote: I don't like meetings

ARIANE ALIAS RIRI

  • How old are you?: 33 years old
  • Academic background/diploma: I have done all my studies on a work-study basis and I have a master's degree in management.
  • Position/role in the resort: I am the digital service manager and I have the pleasure to work with a team of 4 people.
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: splitboarding (compulsory this year) and snowboarding. Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: le Farçon 😊
  • Courchevel's "plus": it is the most beautiful resort and the most varied (piste, off-piste, forest, high mountain...)! It is suitable for all profiles, beginners or experts, skiers or snowboarders, even the non-skiers have something to enjoy!
  • Your greatest pride/success in Courchevel Tourisme: I am proud to be part of a company where there are so many women and to take part in projects led by women such as the We Rise day on March 20th.
  • Your passions: snowboarding, wakeboarding, mountain biking, yoga, meditation and Krokmou (my cat)!
  • Special features: my laughter that can be heard all around the office.
  • The TV series of the moment: Lupin (can't wait for season 2!)
  • Your totem animal: the snake
  • The best working anecdote: the preparation of a video that is being kept secret for the moment 😄

LAURIANE

  • How old are you?: 29 years old
  • Academic background/diploma: DUT MMI / Bachelor E-Marketing
  • Position/role in the station: artistic director - content creation and publishing manager
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: picking blueberries
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: La Chapelle 1550
  • Courchevel's "plus": the Avals valley
  • Your greatest pride/sucess in Courchevel Tourisme: illustrating Courchevel in all its beauty via photo shoots
  • Your passions: alpine skiing, hiking (on foot or on skis) and horseback riding.
  • Special features: my speciality? Heat the kettle 3 times before I pour myself some tea, forget it and then drink it once it is cold.
  • The TV series of the moment : Lupin (the last one I watched)
  • Your totem animal: the lion

LUCIE ALIAS LULU

  • Age: 32 years old
  • Academic background/diploma: Master 2 Tourism - specialisation Marketing and Communication
  • Position/role in the resort: Groups & Seminars sales representative
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: skiing (downhill and hiking)
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: I haven't had the chance to try them all yet but I really enjoyed the refined cuisine of the restaurant le Génépi!
  • Courchevel's "plus": the sumptuous Avals valley
  • Your greatest pride/sucess at Courchevel Tourisme: my beginnings in ski touring... In spite of the effort, I persisted and now i like it! 😀
  • Your passions: sewing, creative hobbies and upcycling of all kinds
  • Special features: farsighted! I always have a needle and thread in my handbag, people tend to be surprised but I've helped out more than one with this kit 😜.
  • The series of the moment: I'm actually looking for one!
  • Your totem animal: my cat, Floki
  • The best anecdote at work: one day, I spent a whole lunch break with my new ski touring boots on to make sure I had chosen the right size, while reading my sewing magazines... A moment that my colleagues still remember! 😆

CAROLINE ALIAS CARO

  • How old are you?: 52 years old
  • Academic background/diploma: Bac Littéraire (A1) + École Pègue Genève secretariat and management + First Certificate Cambridge University
  • Position/role in the resort: Head of B2B Promotion Department
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: Alpine skiing and ski touring
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel : Le Bistrot du Praz
  • Courchevel's "plus": its diversity and the quality of its services
  • Your greatest pride/sucess at Courchevel Tourisme: the organisation of Live Courchevel for 10 years.
  • Your passions: skiing, trail, music, shopping, gastronomy and aperitifs.
  •  Special features: good humour and a strong personality!
  • Series of the moment : En Thérapie
  • Your totem animal: the dog
  • The best anecdote at work: I was teleworking at the desk in my daughter's bedroom and taking part in a Zoom meeting with all Courchevel Tourisme's managers when my husband, wanting to take a document from the desk, crawled into the room trying not to be seen. Of course, I burst into laughter and everyone saw him on the floor!

ANNE-FLORENCE

  • How old are you?: ask me, I'll tell you 😉
  • Academic background/diploma: Dual English Masters degree and Landscape Architecture, then librarian and documentalist and finally hatha yoga teacher
  • Position/role in the resort: executive assistant
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: hiking in the snow (I arrived 3 months ago, I still have a lot of discoveries to make)
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: not a restaurant but a caterer, the Farto, for the quality of its products and the true kindness of its owners.
  • Courchevel's "plus": the beauty of the Aiguille du Fruit and the surrounding mountains.
  • Your greatest pride/success in Courchevel Tourisme: Preparing a secret event without any phone number or email address of my own
  • Your passions: tango, yoga, writing, discovering new cultures and foreign languages.
  • Special features: I was born in Paris (it seems that here Parisian women are comparable to the 10 plagues of Egypt, I'll let you judge).
  • Series of the moment: "It's a mess at home". What do you mean it's not a series? It's the one I watch every night but, I must confess, not on a screen.
  • Your totem animal: the panther
  • The best anecdote in a meeting: a short Alzheimer's sequence and a mix of first names. Don't call me Marie-Charlotte anymore 😀

JULIETTE ALIAS JU'

  • How old are you?: 28 years old
  • Academic background/diploma: Hotel Baccalaureate + reception additional mention
  • Position/role in the resort: stay counsellor
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: skiing and sledging
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: L'Éterlou, L'Arbé, La Luge
  • The + of Courchevel : its ski area and its location
  • Your greatest pride/success in Courchevel Tourisme: certainly to have been able to join the team of Courchevel Tourisme
  • Your passions: music, cinema and nature
  • Your totem animal: the eagle

AURELIE ALIAS KOOBKOOB

  • How old are you?: 38 years old
  • Academic background/diploma: BTS Tourism and then a Bachelor's degree in English
  • Position/role in the resort: marketing manager at the reservation centre. In Courchevel Tourisme for 12 years!
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: skiing, skiing and more skiing!
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: It's impossible to answer this question! There are so many places where I would like to go... For a burger, it's the Burger next door; for a sandwich, at Le Gaulois in Courchevel Moriond; for a fondue, at the Cave des Lys or at the Table de Marie ; for a romantic dinner, the Farçon or the Bistrot du Praz... I was a fan of Bamboo too (if someone wants to reopen a Thai in the same concept I'm in 🙂). I also love l'Ecorce and l'Oeil de Boeuf.
  • Courchevel's "plus": there is everything you need to be happy! Our ski area is incredible, the Lac de la Rosière is a marvel, Aquamotion, the spas, the sunny terraces, the toboggan run, the Merlet lakes, the Dent du Villard... It is a joy to live here.
  • Your greatest pride/sucess in Courchevel Tourisme: to have taken over the booking department
  • Your passions: skiing (if you hadn't understood 🙂). I also love theatre and diving.
  • Special features: Anything makes me laugh.
  • The TV series of the moment : Black Box
  • Your totem animal: the ram

MANON ALIAS MAN

  • How old are you?: 23 years old
  • Academic background/diploma: Bachelor's degree in marketing with a communication option
  • Position/role in the resort: Stay counsellor
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: skiing, snowboarding, hiking and drinking with friends
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: L'Éterlou, La Rôtisserie
  • Courchevel's "plus": its magnificent landscapes at any time of the year, its friendliness and its ski area
  • Your greatest pride/sucess in Courchevel Tourisme: working with a super cool team
  • Your passions: figure skating, mountain walks, Netflix & chill
  • The TV series of the moment: The Witcher, Stranger Things

FLORINE OR FLOFLO (FOR CLOSE FRIENDS)

  • Age: 31 years old
  • Academic background/diploma: DUT in Marketing Techniques and Master in Marketing of Tourist Destinations
  • Position/role in the resort: B2B Promotion Officer (Tour Operators and Travel Agents)
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: snowshoe outings in the snow-covered fir trees, the must: the Col de Praslin from the Belvedere then the descent to the Lac de la Rosière, a gourmet break at Roland's and a quiet ascent to the car park
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: Le Farçon in Courchevel La Tania, at least once in a season
  • Courchevel's "plus": without any hesitation the ski area, unequalled quality of grooming, pure pleasure during First Tracks
  • Your greatest pride/success in Courchevel Tourisme: I started working as a hostess at 23 years old and was proofreading the booklets, at 24 I was working full time at the edition department and updating of the business owners information on the website, and for the last 3 years I have been working in the the B2B promotion department where our role is to promote and sell the resort throughout the world
  • Your passions: Indochine ! I've seen them 12 times in concert, the 13th is scheduled for June, I'm keeping my fingers crossed. And travelling, my most beautiful travel: Vietnam
  • Special features: my daughter who came to transform my life just 4 months ago.
  • The TV series of the moment: The Crown during my maternity leave and at the moment, with my spouse, we are redoing the complete Mysterious Cities of Gold.
  • Your totem animal: the marmot, I sleep just about as much!
  • The best meeting anecdote: during the first lockdown, first trimester of pregnancy and no colleague knowing about it, my spouse would discreetly bring me herbal teas when I was nauseous during Zoom meetings.

CELINE

  • How old are you?: 41
  • Academic background/diploma: a bit of Literature, a touch of History, then a Master's degree in Information Design.
  • Position/role in the station: Press officer
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: skiing of course, alpine, cross-country, hiking... And sledging!
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: L'Azimut for its delicacy, Le Farçon for its originality and Chez ma Cousine for its sandwiches...
  • Courchevel's "plus": a melting pot of atmospheres and a variety of activities and entertainments on offer during winter and summer.
  • Your greatest pride/sucess in Courchevel Tourisme: my participation in the production of the magazine "Inspirations" published in 2019 and showing the faces of the resort during winter and summer.
  • Your passions: the mountains and nature in general, go see elsewhere if I am there.
  • Special features: at the moment, the "raccoon" tan
  • The TV series of the moment: "Notre Planète" or when the beauty of the images reminds us that they should be our priorities.
  • Your totem animal: the red coati

EMELINE OR "LA P'TITE"

  • How old are you?: 26 years old
  • Academinc background/diploma: Bachelor in French Litterature
  • Position/role in the station: Digital content creation officer
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: Alpine skiing
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: Copiña
  • Courchevel's "plus": Its access to the Vanoise National Park
  • Your greatest pride/success in Courchevel Tourisme: working for the ski area where I am from, where I grew up, and making it shine internationally.
  • Your passions: music, hiking and ski touring, alpine skiing, French history, reading.
  • Special features: I am often presented as the French Academy of the team 😂.
  • The TV series of the moment : I'm not a big fan of series but the latest one that I've enjoyed a lot is Zone Blanche.
  • Your pet totem : the dog
  • The best anecdote at work: when I first started working at the office (I was a receptionist at the time), a holidaymaker asked me where Eric Zemmour's hairdressing salon was. Not knowing that it was a homonym and that the hairdressing salon in question no longer existed the winter I joined Courchevel Tourisme, I thought it was a joke and had a bit of trouble keeping a straight face 😅

ANKITA ALIAS KIKI

  • How old are you?: 25 years old
  • School curriculum/diploma: Baccalaureate in Hotel and Restaurant Technology + BTS Tourism
  • Position/role in the resort: Hostess, Tourist Stay Advisor
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: snowshoeing and walking, tobogganing, trying out the various restaurants, snowmobiling, paragliding...
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: La Saulire, Alessandro, Le Cap Horn, La Luge, L'Arbé...
  • The + of Courchevel: easily accessible ski slopes, 6 different villages which are well diversified and adapted to all types of clientele, an incredible view, a wide range of restaurants, various activities other than skiing...
  • Your greatest pride/sucess at Courchevel Tourisme: my greatest pride is to have been able to join the welcome team at Courchevel Tourisme in the summer of 2020.
  • Your passions: photography, music, travel and various culinary discoveries...
  • Distinguishing features: my exotic side with my Indian origins
  • The TV series of the moment: The Queen's Gambit
  • Your totem animal: the eagle

MOUNIA ALIAS MOON

  • How old are you?: 30 years old
  • Academic background/diploma: Communication Services and Networks DUT and Bachelors degree in communication techniques - Audiovisual speciality
  • Position/role in the station: Community Manager and Video Project Manager
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: skiing & snowboarding
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: The Polar Café, the Azimut and the not-to-miss Chez ma Cousine for its quality sandwiches with local products.
  • Courchevel's plus: the exceptional quality of grooming
  • Your greatest pride/success in Courchevel Tourisme: being able to combine all my professional activities: teacher at the Savoie Mont Blanc University, volunteer firefighter and first-aid trainer.
  • Your passions: snow sports, snowshoeing 🏸, indoor sports 🏋♀, singing, music (violin, piano, guitar).
  • Special features: I can wear several hats in one day.
  • The TV series of the moment : Brooklyn 99
  • Your totem animal: the wolf, solitary and independent but always in a pack!
  • The best reunion anecdote: an ex-colleague, who is now a friend, who asks me very seriously if I have Mexican origins 😆

SONIA

  • How old are you?: 49 years old
  • Academic background/diploma: BTS Tourism
  • Position/role in the resort : Reception Manager
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: Alpine skiing
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: le Farçon
  • Courchevel's "plus": the exceptional ski area and the varied offer.
  • Your greatest pride/sucess in Courchevel Tourisme: my loyalty
  • Your passions: ice hockey, bobsleigh, hiking, travelling, gastronomy...
  • Distinctive features: I have a strong personality
  • The TV series of the moment : L'amour est dans le pré
  • Your totem animal: the otter

ALEXIA

  • How old are you?: 34 years old
  • Academic background/diploma: Masters degree - EDHEC Business school.
  • Position/role in the resort: Marketing Director
  • Favourite activity in Courchevel: good question :) the choice is difficult! Skiing in winter, and trail running in summer.
  • Favourite restaurant in Courchevel: Le Bel Air without any hesitation - my grandmother worked there with her brothers for many years.
  • Courchevel's "plus": Courchevel is a resort which benefits from a diversity of landscapes, activities, accommodation and restaurants.
  • Your greatest pride/success in Courchevel Tourisme: working with my team to enhance the value of the resort where I come from.
  • Your passions : Cooking and astronomy.
  • The TV series of the moment: it's a book, Le Comte De Monte-Cristo, which I had never read before. I'm so caught up in the plot that I don't watch any other series at the moment. 
  • My favourite piste: the Combe des Pylônes is a masterful slope in Courchevel. It is both technical and majestic. A black run that you watch with pride once you are at the bottom.
  • The best meeting anecdote: It's not necessarily a meeting anecdote but the simple fact of going to a meeting in Courchevel Le Praz, the village where I grew up, is very symbolic for me. 

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