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.
World Ski Awards - the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in ski tourism - has today announced the finalists for its prestigious 2017 programme.
World Ski Awards has revealed that the five star A-ROSA Kitzbühel will host its 2017 Gala Ceremony. The most prestigious awards programme in the ski tourism industry will return to the resort for the fifth consecutive year, for three action packed days of unrivalled networking events, dinners and exclusive ski experience activities.
Josef Burger, chief executive of Bergbahn AG Kitzbühel, talks to Breaking Travel News during preparations for the 2016 World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony. Speaking from the famous starters hut at the top of the Hahnenkamm race course, he tells Breaking Travel News about the significance of the ski season to the destination, how the organisation continues to drive visitor numbers ever higher, and what his hopes are for the winter ahead.
Final preparations are being put in place as A-ROSA Kitzbühel prepares to welcome the 2016 World Ski Awards. The fourth instalment of the red-carpet event will take place in Kitzbühel from November 18th-20th, welcoming the elite of the ski hospitality industry to Austria. An extensive weekend programme is in place which will see guests invited to engage in three days of exclusive networking events, private skiing, sight-seeing tours and a host of other activities.
Leading hospitality authority Jenni Haines has announced the formation of a new company offering multi-faceted services in the luxury customer service and hospitality niche. J Haines Luxury, helmed by Haines, will offer a range of services designed to help companies and audiences enhance their guest experience, and also to help luxury travellers with the most discriminating tastes find the best vacation home experiences on the market today.
Preparations are proceeding apace ahead of the 2016 World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony with an extensive weekend programme revealed today. Guests at the event will be invited to engage in a three day programme of exclusive networking events, private skiing, sight-seeing tours and a host of other activities.
A perfect combination of elegant design, comfort, and safety, Kitzbühel has become the first ski resort in the world to use the exclusive Premium Chair from LEITNER ropeways. The Brunn eight-seater chairlift, which was opened in December 2015, represents a new highlight for the Kitzbühel ropeways, demonstrating the premium character of the award-winning ski area.
World Ski Awards has issued a final call for votes as the deadline for the 2016 Gala Ceremony approaches. Voting will close on September 23rd, with the winners set to be revealed during a glittering event in Kitzbühel, Austria, over the weekend of November 18th-20th.