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Club Med has opened its new flagship resort in the Alps: Club Med Alpe d’Huez

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media
OutReach - 23 December
2019 - Fosun Tourism Group ("Fosun Tourism" or the "Company"; together with its subsidiaries,
the "Group", Stock Exchange stock code: 01992),
the world's leading leisure-focused integrated tourism group, is pleased to
announce that Club Med opened its new flagship resort in the Alps: Club Med
Alpe d'Huez on 15 December 2019.

 

Club Med
Alpe d'Huez is expected to welcome more than 14,000 customers of over 12
different nationalities throughout the 2020 winter season, starting from 15
December 2019.

 

Now with 442
rooms (including 44 Deluxe rooms and 8 Family Suites), this premium 4-Trident
resort continues the historic partnership with the ESF (French Ski School) and
almost 80 instructors. The resort will also be open in the summer, starting in
2020.

 

Located in
the heart of the French Alps at an altitude of 1,860m, this new resort offers an exceptional panoramic view of
the surrounding peaks, thanks to its large, south-facing terraces. The Alpe
d'Huez ski resort was voted "Best ski resort in Europe 2019". Due to
the 300 days of sunshine that it gets each year, the Alpe d'Huez resort is one
of the sunniest resorts in Europe.

 

Its location
within the Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine, France's second-largest ski area,
provides direct access to 250km of slopes. This allows customers to fully enjoy
all the thrills of winter sports, as well as the world's biggest slopes,
including the famous 16km-long La Sarenne slope.

 

The resort
is welcoming more and more international customers. This is due to its
accessibility, as it is only 1 hour 20 minutes from Grenoble train station, 1
hour 30 minutes from Grenoble airport and 2 hours from Lyon Saint Exupéry
international airport.

 

Since 1957,
Club Med has been offering a real mountain experience, in addition to winter
sports. Club Med is offering its customers, particularly at Alpe d'Huez, an
experience that includes a variety of new, non-skiing activities such as a wide
range of unique sporting, wellness, cultural and culinary activities, allowing
guests to discover Isère heritage and enjoy its products.

 

These
activities complement the things that already made Club Med a popular mountain
destination. With this new flagship resort in the French Alps, Club Med is
consolidating its unique position as world leader in high-end all-inclusive
mountain holidays.

Mr. Henri
Giscard d'Estaing, Vice Chairman, 
Executive Director and  Deputy
Chief Executive Officer of Fosun Tourism and President of Club Med,
said at
the opening event, "Alpe d'Huez, Club Med's new flagship resort in the
mountains, illustrates what Club Med does best; meeting the new expectations of
customers who no longer wish to just 'go skiing' or 'partake in winter sports',
but who want experience holidays in the mountains. This is a testament to our
fondness for the Alps and our desire to make them more attractive to people all
around the world."

 

Club Med has
been committed to opening new resorts since its acquisition by Fosun in 2015.
Within less than 5 years, it has newly opened 13 resorts globally, of which 5
are ski resorts, including Beidahu, Grand Massif Samoens Morillon, Tomamu, Arc
Panorama and the brand new Club Med Alpe d'Huez. Club Med was the largest ski
resorts group in Europe in terms of number of ski resorts under operation in
2018, according to Frost &
Suillivan.

About Fosun Tourism Group

Fosun Tourism Group ("Fosun Tourism", Stock Exchange stock code:
1992) is one of the world's leading leisure-focused integrated tourism groups,
and the largest leisure tourism resorts group worldwide in terms of revenue in
2018. Focusing on the leisure and tourism needs of families around the world,
it is engaged in the entire industry chain of tourism and leisure with
integration of global resources.

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