As the World Ski Awards returns to the Alpine resort for the seventh annual Gala Ceremony, Breaking Travel News chats with Viktoria Veider-Walser, chief executive of Kitzbühel Tourism, to find out about what we can expect from the upcoming season.
The leading figureheads, decisionmakers and innovators in the wintersport industry gathered at the newly-refurbished A-ROSA Kitzbühel for the seventh annual World Ski Awards to find out who among them had been crowned the finest in their fields.
Following 15 successful years, the five-star A-ROSA Kitzbühel has undergone an extensive renovation and expansion. Encompassing an investment of several million euros, guests to the hotel will now be welcomed to new public areas, new rooms and enhanced suites.
Embedded in the largest protected habitat in Europe – the Hohe Tauern National Park – Six Senses Kitzbühel fuses a high octane Alpine lifestyle with the sensual tranquillity of a true Six Senses resort.
Following 35 years of accident-free service, 90,000 hours of operation and more than 30 million satisfied customers, the old Fleckalmbahn was respectfully retired in April.
Snow is already piling up on the pistes above Val d’Isère in spectacular style. It is a timely moment for the resort to announce plans for the official start to the 2019-2020 winter season, with First Tracks.
Airelles has confirmed Mademoiselle Val d’Isère will welcome its first guests on December 19th. This is the latest opening for the luxury hotel collection which already includes Les Airelles in Courchevel and La Bastide in Gordes.
The council of the Ski Club of Great Britain has appointed Ian Holt to the role of chief executive. Holt has a wide range of experience across the business world including financial services and insurance and start-up businesses, having started his career in the wine trade.
Flexiski has operated tailor-made short-stay ski holidays since 1990, and currently offers five high-quality chalets and over 175 hotels across 48 resorts in France, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Norway, Canada and Japan.