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Archive for November, 2009

Tremblant – Holiday Savings

26 Nov

Try the Ice Cafe

Those still looking for a last minute Christmas or New Year break can take advantage of some great deals on ski accommodation in the Mont Tremblant with a wide variety of first call accommodation still available.

Tremblant VIP Lodging is offering at least 15 percent off all accommodation for the season, as well as a free night’s accommodation on selected weekend night stay of at least 4 nights during non prime season time.

As winter is drawing closer and preparations for the festive season are getting underway, thoughts turn towards weekends spent sipping wine and eating tasty treats in the snow-dusted restaurants and bar of Tremblant’s pedestrian village. Relax and enjoy – you deserve the break.

The scent of French Cuisine, Canadian Cuisine and Quebec favourites will tempt your appetite.

A book your stay with Tremblant VIP Lodging and come experience all that Tremblant has to offer this holiday season and through the winter.

 
 

Algonquin – Slopesdie Condos – Lac Tremblant & The Resort Village

25 Nov

Algonquin – available through Tremblant VIP Lodging.

Spectacular views-all year round.

The breath-taking beauty of grand views & a place of retreat with nature.

Here in the Domaine de la Forêt is the world you’ve always pictured for you and your family. The seclusion of a mountain retreat. The comfort of knowing that you’re close to the outdoor activities that attracted you in the first place, yet not too far away from everything the resort has to offer.

Your mountain home is perched on a south-facing cliff in a wooded setting with spectacular views of the lake and the golf course. You relax on your sun-drenched deck taking it all in.

Ski-in, ski-out with the Porte du Soleil chairlift just outside your door. You can watch your kids ski down to the lift and plan to catch up with them later.

Families will feel quite at home here with the warmth of a roaring fire and in summer BBQ’s on the deck. These are broad-beamed homes with access to an elaborate trail system leading to the Village at your front door. Your country place is something that is part story book, part natural adventure.

  • Bright spacious units
  • 2& 3 bedroom models
  • Large living room with terrifc views
  • Beautiful natural fireplace
  • Dining room
  • Large very well equipped kitchen
  • 2 bathrooms- washer & dryer

  • 2 TVs – one flat screen HD 32 ” Samsung-and entertainment system
  • Free high speed wireless internet
  • Free long distance calling Canada & the US
  • Ski-in ski-out right at your door steps

  • Private ski locker
  • Reserved parking space
  • Panoramic view of the resort village & Lac Tremblant
  • Free shuttle bus at the door
  • Walking, hiking & biking trails at the door
  • 6 great golf courses -within 4 – 10 minutes drive
  • Enjoy the action-come home to the tranquility

    Remember to book through Tremblant VIP Lodging and get the best price at the time of booking – guaranteed.

     
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    Tremblant Concerige Service – Ready Before you leave Home

    23 Nov

    Tremblant VIP Lodging        can offer a full range of Concierge Services with a wide variety of options for visitors who rent with us in Mont Tremblant. If you don’t see it on our list, just ask…..

    • We want to provide you with the best vacation you have taken in a long time by doing all the big (and little) things to get you ready for your arrival.
    • We offer booking services for activities, ski-school, lift tickets, restaurants, flower arrangements or guest baskets.
    • We can stock your condo or home before you arrive- tell us what you need and we’ll do the shopping.
    • We can help plan in advance that special dinner, a family event or even a magic show.
    • Tell us what activities you want to plan while at Tremblant and we will arrange them for you.
    • Get private showing and discounts at Tremblant’s best art gallery.
    • Get reservations and recommendations for Tremblants’ best restaurants.
    • Someone to baby-sit or look after your pet. We know who to call.
    • Thinking of buying in one of Canada’s hottest real estate markets. We can help you find your perfect home or give you a priority referral to the best real estate agents in Tremblant.
    • You’re only a call or an e-mail away from us making your visit to Tremblant a complete experience.
    • No request is too big or too small.

    Prices quoted on an individual basis.

    Work is more demanding and you feel that you don’t have enough time to look after all the needs associated with your family vacation at Mont Trembalnt.
    Make your personal and family time more enjoyable by arranging for your needs before you arrive.

    You wish there was more than 24 hours in a day or that you had a personal assistant to take care of your chores and errands. You just wish you had more time – period!

    Tremblant Concierge is all about service, delivered with honesty, integrity and confidentiality. We fulfill individual requests in a safe, secure and timely manner.

    Our goal is to provide the opportunity to ‘buy back time’ for clients who wish to live their lives more fully with family and friends during their stay at Mont Tremblant.

    Tremblant Concierge
    is dedicated to making your stay at Mont Tremblant a fun filled relaxing experience by enhancing your personal time by alleviating everyday stress.

    Tremblant Concierge assists clients in a supportive and understanding manner. Our imperative is to guarantee satisfaction.

     
     

    Tremblant VIP Lodging – Property Management Sevices

    23 Nov

    Tremblant VIP Lodging    offers a complete property management service with a full range of services for home owners at Tremblant. Where ever you live we’ll take care of you home when you’re away. If you don’t see it on our list – just ask.

    • We want to provide you with worry free vacation home ownership. We can do all the big and little things to make your vacation home ownership much less stressful.
    • We provide complete maintenance services- everything from changing light bulbs to managing major renovations and repairs.
    • We can pay all your bills and prepare complete statements of all you payments. Never worry about missing a bill payment or a tax payment – we do it all for you.
    • Forgot to turn the lights of when you left – don’t worry we’ll be there to do it for you.
    • We’ll get you the best rates for all you services and our management fee is very reasonable.
    • In addition we’ll be marketing your property for rentals and working with local agents to optimize your revenues.
    • Tell us what your needs are and we’ll design a plan suited to you and your home.
    • Thinking of buying in one of Canada’s hottest real estate markets. We can provide you with all the services you’ll need to maintain the value of your property.
    • You’re only a call or an e-mail away from making your vacation living at Tremblant a completely care free experience.
    • No request is too big or too small.

    Prices quoted on an individual basis.

    Tremblant VIP Lodging     has been in the property management business in Mont Tremblant since 2002. We offer our clients tailor made programs to suit their individual property needs. Whether it is a Tremblant home, chalet or condo we will ensure that your property is well maintained and will retain it value.

     
     

    Tremblant Resort Lodging – Visit The Spa

    22 Nov

    The Le Scandinave spa near the famous Mont-Tremblant ski resort is a freestanding spa, unrelated to any hotel .

    Its most soothing quality? It’s inexpensive. You can partake of the baths for $43 weekdays, $46 weekends, or $35 on ladies’ day Thursdays. That’s a bargain among spas and among pastimes in Mont-Tremblant, the Whistler of the east, about 90 minutes northwest of Montreal.

    At Le Scandinave, the watchwords are Silence and No Cell Phones. Once you don your bathing suit and robe, go outside. Choose a “hot” experience first — two hot pools, a Norwegian steam room, a Finnish sauna. Spend not more than 10 minutes. Then quickly cool off, either in a cold pool of 59-degree water from the adjacent Diable River, by dousing yourself with a pull-handle shower of river water, or by plunging into the river itself.

    After that, sit quietly in one of five rest houses, which have wooden chairs and soft mats.

    After going through the sequence three or four times, you can either finish or wander in your robe upstairs for a bite to eat, sitting at a long trestle table surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows.

    I was there earlier this month, just before the snowfall . Yet even without snow, the architecture and nature complemented each other in a languid combination of Finnish-Canadian styles — red roofs, windows lined in green and yellow, dark brown wooden buildings, blue water, blue sky, bracing air.

    The baths are good for increasing circulation and eliminating toxins, spa literature says. They are also extremely romantic — I saw several couples there — but also comfortable for groups of friends or weary solo travelers.
    When you book your lodging with Tremblant VIP Lodging make sure to include a visit to the spa .

     
     

    Tremblant

    05 Nov

    Objective $1 million in donations for the 9th edition of the 24h of Tremblant

    MONTREAL, Nov. 4 /CNW Telbec/ – There was excitement in the air as the details of the ninth edition of the now classic 24h of Tremblant were unveiled today in the presence of many well-known personalities, ambassadors and guests of honor. The 24h of Tremblant is a major happening that brings together sport, culture and philanthropy.

    The organizers aim to raise more than a million dollars to donate to various charitable foundations such as the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau, the Tremblant Foundation as well as the Ottawa Sens Foundation. This year’s cultural program features Ariane Moffat, Kevin Parent, DJ Champion & the G-Strings, Izia, Dubmatique, Boom Desjardins, Yann Perreau and many others.

    Tremblant Resort - Ski Season

    Tremblant Resort - Ski Season

    With about a month to go, alight with enthusiasm, the organizing committee appealed to the general public, to skiing and snowboarding fans and to businesses by inviting them to register and put teams together. “Our objective is to recruit 225 teams and surpass the million dollars in funds raised last year. As of now, we already have 150 teams registered, with up to $200 000 in on-line donations.

    We have put together an innovative promotional fundraising campaign with known comedians; we have a recruited a new ambassador to complete the existing team; the musical program is explosive and everything is lined up for us to attain our ambitious objective.

    We are very enthusiastic and are confident that, with the help of our wonderful sponsors Volkswagen & TELUS and the participants that do so much to raise money, our winter festival will be a success. Because on top of the performance, the real competition of this event is to raise as much money as possible for the sick and unprivileged children,” explains Simon St-Arnaud, director of the event.
    The team Les Cybèles managed to raise the largest amount of money last year with an impressive $46,842. The call is out for whoever intends to do better this year!
    A cultural happening in Tremblant village.

    While the mountain has skiers hurtling down its slopes, the village will be lively, as well, with the party spirit taking over for three whole days. There’ll be theme stalls and a program brimming with activities and concerts indoors and out. The program will start with a big concert at the summit of the mountain with DJ Champion and many other artists. This concert will be broadcast live on the web. On Saturday night, Yann Perreau, winner of a Felix Award, will take the stage and finally, Ariane Moffat will close the event on Sunday at noon.

    Kevin Parent, DJ Champion & the G-Strings, Izia & Dubmatique will see to it that more than 1500 participants and some 25,000 visitors participate in the party and contribute in their own way.

    The new star of the 24h

    The organizers will again be supported by perennial event ambassadors Benoit Gagnon, Philippe Fehmiu and Mélanie Turgeon, as well as by panoply of cultural and sports personalities moved to action by the cause of children. A new ambassador of the 24h of Tremblant has been added to the team this year, none other than Anne-Marie Wittenshaw.

    Beneficiaries offer highly promising projects :

    The Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau was created in 1990 and its mission is to build a facility where children with cancer can receive treatment and where research aimed at finding a cure for the disease can be carried out. It aims to finance the creation and development of the Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau of the CHU Sainte-Justine. The Fondation believes that children with cancer have a right to the best care and treatment available and hopes that all these children can one day say: “When I grow up, I’ll be cured!” Thanks to the 24h and other fundraisers, The Tremblant Foundation annually donates over $200,000 to underprivileged children of the MRC-Laurentians region. And finally the Ottawa Sens Foundation will support more than 2,500 children and youth receiving treatment or participating in programs offered by Candlelighters, project s.t.e.p., Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and Roger’s House.

    Partners who get involved

    The success of the 24h of Tremblant is largely attributable to the involvement of our partners. The 24h of Tremblant is powered by Volkswagen in collaboration with TELUS.

    Volkswagen is proud to power the 24h of Tremblant. Again this year, its goal is to raise the greatest possible amount of money to help children through the Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau.

    TELUS, which has been a partner in the 24h event for five years, has to this point donated $250,000 to the 24h of Tremblant to benefit children who are ill or in remissionl children. For the 2009 edition, all participants and spectators are invited to visit the TELUS zone and make a donation to give a night light to the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau. The little lights, personalized by drawings done by well-known Québec personalities such as Alexandre Despatie, will provide some comfort in the children’s rooms.

    Coca-Cola, Van Houtte, Snickers, Imprimerie L’Artographe, Columbia, Bula & Swiss International Airlines, are also proud partners in the event.
    The NRJ Volskwagen walk-a-thon with Mitsou, Benoit Gagnon, Eric Salvail, Jean-François Baril, Pierre Pagé et Dominic et Martin.

    The NRJ Volkswagen walk-a-thon, from Montreal to Tremblant, starts in front of the NRJ studios in Montreal on Dec.10th at noon, and ends at the bottom of the ski runs, 24 hours later. A total of 142.9 kilometres of walking! New this year: the radio announcers and hosts invite 24 teams of four listeners to join in the walk-a-thon with them. The aim is to raise $48,000. Last year, radio personalities walked the same distance for 24 hours, raising more than $18,000! For the first time this year, Volkswagen will be a partner in this walk for children and will contribute with pride to this worthy cause.

    Give generously on tremblant.ca/24h

    Short clips featuring well-known comedians such as André Sauvé and Jean-Michel Anctil will be on the web to raise funds. The clip by André Sauvé is now available on the 24h website at tremblant.ca/24h.

    For more information on the 24h of Tremblant, to register or to find out more about all the activities at Tremblant during the weekend of December 11, 12 and 13, just check out tremblant.ca/24h.

    The ambassadors for the 24H of Tremblant (Philippe Fehmiu, A-M Withenshaw, Mélanie Turgeon and Benoit Gagnon). (CNW Group/24H de Tremblant).