Enterprise management for Highlife

Highlife provides luxury fully-catered ski and snowboard holidays in France.  Over the last 9 years Dovetail has designed, developed and supported a bespoke enterprise management software system that enables Highlife to offer an exceptional level of service to 2,500 guests each season.  What started as a CRM system has evolved to manage every aspect of Highlife’s business and is a great example of how bespoke systems are infinitely flexible and adaptable.

Current functionality includes:

  • Lead generation and management
  • Customer relationship management
  • Workflow and sales cycle control
  • Ordering of food, equipment etc from suppliers
  • Inventory control
  • Accounts payable
  • Management reporting
  • Rich desktop application for head-office staff to use
  • Web portal for customers
  • Web portal for staff working in resorts in France

The system continues to grow every year as Highlife and Dovetail work to achieve the greatest possible levels of customer service and efficiency through IT.

Highlife HARPS system
Highlife HARPS system



Technologies used

HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, User experience design, Front end development, Web services, ASP.NET, SQL Server, TAPI


Highlife has grown rapidly over the years while keeping staffing levels almost constant through automation, realising significant savings.