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A collection of our History Highlights - 40 years of taking families skiing


Join us and celebrate, as we take a look back in time at our highlights of the past 40 years of taking families skiing on our 40th Birthday. 

Above ^ Our 1985 to 1986 Brochure cover. 

Right > Our 1992 to 1996 Brochure cover.

Though the fashion may have changed quite a lot over the years, the beautiful mountain side scenery has remained. 

Highlight 1989 to 1990

Teen Esprit: 

An extract from our Brochure of the time 'This year we are introducing special arrangements for families with teenage children. Teen Esprit is a skiing and après ski club that provides a change to escape from the family and a chance to try out some the latest snow sports'. 

Below v Our 2013 to 2014 Brochure Cover

Right < Our 1991 - to 1992 Brochure Cover

Highlight 1998 to 1999

15 Years Experience:

An extract from our Brochure of the time 'a tour operator that is dedicated to family holidays, that has over 15 year's experience in the specialisation, and which puts integrity at the top of its list of priorities'.

Above ^ Brochure cover from 1984 to 1985

Right > Brochure cover from 1990 to 1991

Highlight 1995 to 1996

Customer review: 

An extract from our Brochure of the time - a Customer's letter 'The chalet staff cooked food incomparable to any food we have experienced on other ski holidays. For us, it was like going out every night to a good restaurant, a real treat for the parents'.  

Below v Brochure cover from 2017 to 2018

Left < Brochure cover from 1989 to 1990

Highlight 1991 to 1992 

Christmas and New Year: 

An extract from our Brochure of the time 'there is something very special about Christmas and New Year in the Alps. The environment is just right for the festive season and the atmosphere is marvellous'. 

Above ^ Brochure cover from 2010 to 2011

Right > Brochure cover from 1995 to 1996

Highlight 2022 to 2023 

Modern world feedback: 

An extract from our Feefo Feedback website page, 'Excellent Service - Very good service. The caller assistant helped me find a suitable ski holiday for our family, giving us several possible options'.

Below v Brochure cover from 2014 to 2015

Left < Brochure cover from 1994 to 1995

Highlight from 2009 to 2022

Staff Story:

By Tommy Hicks - 'I’ve been working with Esprit since 2009, I started out as a Snow Ranger in the amazing resort of Alpe D’huez, 13 years later and I head up the childcare operation overseas as the Childcare operations manager. I took the reigns as a resort childcare manager after 2 winters and never looked back. Since becoming an Area manager 5 years ago I knew I wanted to help carry Esprit forward into its next phase and keep the heart of Esprit at the top of the competition for childcare in the alps.'

Below v Esprit Team Photo

Right > Brochure cover from 1986 to 1987