Press meetings

Press Workshop Spring 2019

28 March 2019 - Amsterdam

The first meeting in Nederland organised by Auvergne Rhone-Alpes Tourism in collaboration with France Montagnes and Atout France.
16 regional partners were invited to present the assets of their destinations in summer to 39 journalists and influencers.
7 villages and resorts of Savoie Mont Blanc participated to this event.

The outdoor activities for adventurers as well as for families has received attention from many journalists and some of them will come to Savoie Mont Blanc to test and write articles.  

Savoie Mont Blanc diner in Amsterdam

27 March 2019

Savoie atmosphere in the Bistrot des Alpes at the heart of Amsterdam. Just the right place to organise a fondue diner and a friendly way to exchange experiences about our destination with dutch influencers. A little group of journalists were invited, some of them already came in Savoie Mont Blanc for a winter press trip and others will shorly be welcome.

Workshop presse Hiver

6 september 2018 - Amsterdam

This is the annual meeting dedicated to Dutch press and  influencers and marking the launch of the 2018/2019 winter season in France. This operation co-ordinated by France Montagnes gathers the representatives of the French mountain (France Montagnes, Savoie Mont Blanc Tourism, Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Tourism, Isère AlpesTourisme and Atout France) and 16 ski resorts, to present in common the trends and highlights of the upcoming season.
The event will be held in Amsterdam Strand Zuid which has an outdoor area for organizing events around the fat bike.
The meeting will take place in 2 sessions to offer a great flexibility of schedules to the forty expected visitors

Savoie Mont Blanc cycling press lunch

17 November 2017 – Naarden

Savoie Mont Blanc Tourism invited for lunch a group of five journalists and bloggers sharing the passion for cycling. We took this opportunity to presented them Tour de France 2018 stages and we decided to organize a press trip this next summer.

And this meeting was the occasion of new posts:

Influencers meeting #FEELFRANCE 2017/2018

16 November 2017 – Strand Zuid Zuidpool - Amsterdam


A first and successful meeting organized by Atout France Netherland . During the speed dating session and the walking diner we met 25 people (bloggers, instagrammers…) and a few already knew Savoie Mont Blanc. According their interests we presented the region enligthing various and unusual topics : architecture, local products such as wine, cheese but also Opinel, Allard, The Little giraffe , …

Press Workshop - Launch of the Winter Season 2017/2018

14 september 2017 - Het Sieraad- Amsterdam


This annual meeting gathered 17 partners of French destinations including 13 from Savoie Mont Blanc and 34 journalists and bloggers. The first session organized like a speed dating was followed by a walking-diner with mountain flavors. The evening's entertainment was based on a Savoy wine tasting. The Dutch version of the Savoie Mont Blanc winter press kit was distributed on this occasion.

Press meeting - Amsterdam

27 march 2017

Savoie Mont Blanc works together The press agency CheckIn PR for 2 years. This is Eline and Peter  who  will  represent Savoie Mont Blanc at the press meeting organized by France Montagnes on March 27th

Press workshop - Amsterdam

13 september 2016
Savoie Mont Blanc participates at this workshop organized by France Montagnes

The meeting with the Dutch tourist press Amstedam is held annually in September by France Montagnes. The occasion for the 15 French participants to meet 35 to 40 journalists, bloggers and influencers. This day is punctuated by a session of meetings in the form of speed dating, a more traditional workshop session type and a diner.

This year's participants are: Chatel, La Clusaz, La Plagne, Le Grand Bornand, Les Arcs, Les Gets, Morzine, Tignes, Val d'Isere, Val Thorens, Airport Chambéry / Savoie, Savoie Mont Blanc Tourism and the resorts of Alpe d'Huez, Auron and the 2 Alpes.

Press workshop - Amsterdam

16 february 2017

Savoie Mont Blanc Tourisme attended the annual summer press workshop organized by Atout France in Amsterdam.

Savoie Mont Blanc was accompanied by a rep of its press agency CheckIn PR. It was of a great help and very confortable to meet 16 of the 64 journalists and bloggers invited for this event.

Press Workshop

Amsterdam - 18 February 2016
Savoie Mont Blanc Tourisme attended the press workshop organized by Atout France in Amsterdam dedicated to the next summer season.

Morzine and Pays d'Albertville tourist offices participated also to this operation organized in Holland, the country of cycling lovers. Albertville and Morzine are 2 of the 5 cities of Savoy, who will host the 2016 Tour de France. And these 2 destinations chose cycling as a major outdoor activity for tourism development.

This event gathered 60 journalists and bloggers. Many interesting meetings were held and 3 press trips have already been programmed for the next summer.

Taking advantage of this trip to the Netherlands, Savoie Mont Blanc Tourism invited these two partners to meet a Tour Operator and a press editor before joining Utrecht where the "Fiets and wandelbeurs" (Cycling and hiking show) took place during the weekend.

Press workshop France Montagne

Amsterdam - 1st September 2015

Savoie Mont Blanc Tourisme attended the winter press workshop organized by France Montagnes and Atout France in Amsterdam. Many ski resorts of Savoie Mont Blanc were present: Lake Annecy Ski Resorts/Le Grand-Bornand and La Clusaz, Morzine, Châtel, Les Gets, Tignes,Val Thorens, La Rosière, La Plagne, Les Arcs, Brides-les-Bains, Megève and Chambéry Savoie airport...

More than 30 journalists came to meet the ski resort press reps and to listen to the presentation of new trends for the next winter season.

"Press workshop 2015" in Amsterdam - Spring/Summer/Autumn

17 february 2015

43 journalists were presents. They met with 19 representatives of French tourist destinations come to propose new in their territories. The meetings organized in the form of "speed dating" allowed us to exchange with 31 journalists and hope to have sparked story ideas and receptions in Savoie Mont Blanc this summer. The themes highlighted by Savoie Mont Blanc Tourisme on this occasion were the outdoor activities (biking, hiking) and lifestyle (wine, food). The output of the press release in NL is scheduled for April so 4 records were realized for this occasion. A press release was published by France Atout France and fired in 150 copies. It was given to each participant and sent to selected journalists were unable to make themselves available. It will also be used by the press service throughout the year and presented at various press events where Atout France will attend.

Download our 4 records in english version :

Open Dag at the Institut culturel Français in Amsterdam

6th  septembre 2014

Savoie Mont Blanc was invited by the Institut Culturel Français and came with several partners to presents the region, its ski resorts, its wines …  The partners were : tourist offices of  la Norma and Praz sur Arly two family ski resorts, two accommodation owners a new B&B and a campsite located next to ski areas, the France Montagnes rep in the Nederland. Atout France supported this meeting.

Press Workshop France Montagnes

Amsterdam – 16th September 2014

Savoie Mont Blanc Tourisme attended the winter press workshop organized by France Montagnes and Atout France in Amsterdam. Many ski resorts of Savoie Mont Blanc were present: Brides les Bains, Chatel, Courchevel, La Clusaz, La Rosière, Le Grand Bornand, Les Gets, Les Menuires, Megève, Morzine, Tignes and Val Thorens.

About 30 journalists came to meet the ski resort press reps and to listen to the presentation of new trends based on the nbtc-nipo analysis of the previous winter season.