From left to right: Gilles Meyer, Chef de Village, LI Jinzao, Chinese Vice-Minister for Culture and Tourism, Frédéric Loiseau, Sub-prefect of Albertville; Henri Giscard d’Estaing, President of Club Med ; Hervé Gaymard, President of President of the County Council of Savoie; Mayor of Bourg-Saint-Maurice; Fabrice Pannekoucke, Regional Councilor Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, vice-president of the Mountain Commission; Vincent Rolland, MP of the 2nd constituency of Savoie; Martine Berthet, Senator of Savoie.
SINGAPORE, 14 December 2018 – In the presence of:
- LI Jinzao, Chinese Vice-Minister for Culture and Tourism;
- Hervé Gaymard, President of President of the County Council of Savoie;
- Vincent Rolland, MP of the 2nd constituency of Savoie;
- Fabrice Pannekoucke, Regional Councilor Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, vice-president of the Mountain Commission;
- Martine Berthet, Senator of Savoie;
- Frédéric Loiseau, Sub-prefect of Albertville;
- and numerous elected officials from Savoie,
Michel Giraudy, Mayor of Bourg-Saint-Maurice and Henri Giscard d’Estaing, President of Club Med, inaugurated on Friday, 14 December, Club Med Les Arcs Panorama, Club Med’s new Mountain resort in the French Alps.
More than 900 guests from 29 countries and 5 continents, from China to Brazil, from the USA to Russia, from Japan to South Africa, from Canada to Israel and from all over Europe and from France, attended the inauguration of Club Med Les Arcs Panorama, on Friday, 14 December.
Elected officials, local stakeholders & institutions, partners, investors, athletes, journalists, have shown up to discover the new Club Med’s flagship resort in the French Alps.
Numerous activities are contracted out to local service providers, thereby generating significant local economic benefits in the park and immediate and recurring tax benefits for Bourg-Saint-Maurice.
Furthermore, the new resort represents a huge economic windfall for the entire Arcs ski park - spending by the customers and employees of Club Med – and a great opportunity for international visibility through the influence of the Club Med brand.
All these premium Resorts, opened in both winter and summer, will be intended for a French and international family clients. By attracting this clientele, Club Med thus confirms its role as a driving force in enhancing the tourist heritage of the Alps, while developing an international mountain offer.
In December 2020, Club Med will open its 1st Mountain resort in Canada in the Massif de Charlevoix (in Quebec), a resort that will stay open all year round. Club Med is studying a 3rd project in China – after openings of Yabuli and Beidahu resorts - and in South Korea.
These future openings and projects are in line with the international development strategy of Club Med with the ambition of opening three to more than five resorts a year in the world by 2020.