About us

Select Chalets & Hotels is led by founder John Bowden, an industry pioneer with over 44 years’ experience in schools and adult travel.

He brings together a talented and dedicated team with 150 years’ collective experience in educational and winter sports tours, alongside our premium chalet rental programme.

“Select is a family led business with my son Martyn at the helm. The scope of travel has changed so much over the decades and I continue to share my passion for it.” John Bowden.


Working in partnership with Select School Travel, Select School Tours, Select School Skiing and Chateau du Baffy.