Vail’s first hotel remains the cornerstone of Vail Village, exuding charm, warmth and old-school allure, conveniently adjacent to Gondola One. Recently upgraded Deluxe Rooms offer the last word in chic, complete with high spec gadgetry from Samsung smart TVs and iHome docking stations to Keurig Coffee Brewers. Wood-burning fireplaces and walk-out balconies grace many of the one-to-three bedroom luxury residences. Five and six-bedroom chalets boast ski-in, ski-out access to the slopes. Dining choices encompass succulent fish and hand-cut prime meats from an award-winning menu at Elway’s, delectable breakfasts at Cucina and Japanese delicacies at Yama. For relaxation, the Rock Resorts Spa features a luxurious couples’ room and the outdoor heated pool is complemented by surround sound and hot tubs.
Our team travel extensively, getting under the skin of every destination and hotel that we feature while building key connections and relationships along the way. In-depth knowledge of a destination is only part of what is required to curate a couture holiday experience; we also get to know you and what matters to you, meaning you receive genuine recommendations and a truly individual travel experience, and our Carrier Masterclasses ensure our travel experts are the best in the industry at tailoring bespoke and unique holidays.
Carrier has been tailoring holidays worldwide for over 35 years and has firmly established its reputation as one of the leaders in the luxury holiday market. We have been voted ‘Favourite Tour Operator’ by the readers of Condé Nast Traveller magazine more times than any other company in the past decade, and have been featured in The Sunday Times Travel Magazine’s Top 10 Tour Operators for 2016. Carrier has also won several national travel industry accolades, including ‘Luxury Tour Operator of the Year’ from TTG Luxury and Advantage Travel Centres.
Why settle for ordinary when you can have extraordinary? The best suites in some of the world’s plushest hotels, the first choice of flight seats, attention to detail, no restrictions or limitations - how luxury holidays should be. Your holiday desires are well taken care of, whether you wish to learn new life skills while training with a Bodyism expert, or uncovering centuries-old bushmen secrets in Botswana with expert safari guides. Children can follow the life of a panda keeper one day and cook dinner with a Beijing housewife the next. Carrier can make it happen.