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.
Substantial work is currently underway to upgrade Kitzbühel’s 35-year-old Fleckalmbahn lift. The €27.5 million project will see bigger, faster and more comfortable cabins coming in to use this December.
The leading figureheads, decision-makers and innovators of the ski industry are heading to the legendary Austrian resort of Kitzbühel for the World Ski Awards 2018.
Picking up the title for World’s Best Spa Brand at the World Spa Awards Gala Ceremony 2018, Ignacio de Saralegui, general manager in the Middle East for Natura Bissé, tells Breaking Travel News what the honour means to him and his company.
The application process for the sixth annual World Ski Awards – the premier awards programme in ski tourism – is now open. The shortlist of 2018 World Ski Awards finalists will be published on May 28th, ahead of the opening of the crucial 16-week voting window which will run from June 1st.
Val Thorens has taken the title of World’s Best Ski Resort at the 2017 World Ski Awards. The legendary French resort - the highest in Europe - was the big winner at ski tourism’s event of the year which took place at the five-star A-ROSA Kitzbühel for the fifth consecutive year, welcoming the elite of the ski hospitality industry to Austria.
Hokkaido is already famous for its mountain splendour, and the future of the landscape just got rosier. Fresh from victory at the World Ski Awards, Kamori Kanko and Nisade have announced a partnership that will launch a multi-million-dollar makeover of Rusutsu Resort.
Leaders of the ski industry are arriving in Kitzbühel, Austria, as the final preparations are put in place for the fifth annual World Ski Awards. Ski tourism’s event of the year will be staged at the five star A-ROSA Kitzbühel for the fifth consecutive year from the November 17th-19th.
Passengers riding the new Piz Seteur ten-passenger lift in Val Gardena will be the first to experience the new Symphony 10 gondola. The location has been selected for the debut of the new top product from LEITNER ropeways, where it will be premièred in the upcoming winter season.
The premier annual forum for celebrating new standards of ski tourism excellence, sharing principles of best practice, and for unrivalled peer-to-peer networking has re-signed LEITNER ropeways – one of the world’s leading manufacturers of ropeway systems – as a platinum partner for its fifth annual World Ski Awards.