When the Christmas and New Year holiday arrives, where to go? The Caribbean beaches of St. Barts or the snows of Aspen, Colorado? No one should have to make these choices. Ultimately, slogging through a white out at altitude is going to be less sybaritic than topping up the tan on a tropical shoreline, but it’s in the apres ski where the established hierarchy realigns. In Europe, you can get your fix of royalty and prestigious finance on the slopes of Klosters or Courcheval. Book a suite at the exclusive Les Suites de la Potiniere at the latter.