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Family skiing - worth waiting or book now?

Family skiing - worth waiting or book now?

For most families, bound by school holidays, skiing during the Easter holidays represents the best value for money, in comparison to Christmas and half-term school holidays.

New Austrian mountain fitness holiday for women

New Austrian mountain fitness holiday for women

Whether you've signed up for the Snowdonia Marathon this month or put your name down for November's Peak Raid series, this sweat-inducing Austrian alpine escape is guaranteed to inspire and condition in equal measures.

Best snow parks in the Austrian Tirol #GoFreestyle

Best snow parks in the Austrian Tirol #GoFreestyle

Following the inaugural success of Snowsport England’s national snowsports participation Go Ski Go Board campaign, for 2014-15 there will be two new elements to the programme, Go Freestyle and Go Race.

What’s new in the Austrian Tirol for 2014-15

What’s new in the Austrian Tirol for 2014-15

As summer seems to get shorter and shorter, the ski resorts start gearing up for another successful winter season. Here’s a snapshot of the latest news for 2014-15 from across the Austrian Tirol region, including new hotels, improvements to ski lift infrastructure and tour operator additions.

A different type of holiday - Volunteering in the Austrian Tirol

A different type of holiday - Volunteering in the Austrian Tirol

Volunteering on holiday in the Austrian Tirol has to be the most authentic way to discover a region and to truly connect with nature and local communities.

Monarch launch two new ski routes from Birmingham airport

Monarch announces two new routes from Birmingham Airport - to Salzburg and Turin - as part of its winter ski programme for 2014/15. Flights will commence on the 13th December 2014 and are on sale from 10th June 2014.

Walk away with a super value, quality holiday

Walk away with a super value, quality holiday

The word ‘cheap’ normally means poor quality; not so with specialist operator Walks Worldwide which has great, week-long holidays, at exceptionally good prices – many are under £500 for a week (land only).

Hotel Tannenhof - An Austrian 7-suite, 5-star superior mountain retreat

The Hotel Tannenhof is one of just 13 5* superior hotels throughout Austria...but none beat the position and exclusivity of this exquisite private property set high on the hills of Nasserein on the edge of St Anton’s main village. At 1,350 meters above sea level, The Tannenhof sits within one of the most beautiful ski areas in Austria.

New Lake Constance cycle path - perfect for first time holiday on two-wheels

New Lake Constance cycle path - perfect for first time holiday on two-wheels

2014 is certain to be the year when our love affair with the bike notches up a gear. With the Tour de France Grand Départ starting in Yorkshire, the public’s renewed enthusiasm for cycling is set to continue.

Hotel Tannenhof - An Austrian 7-suite, 5-star superior mountain retreat

Hotel Tannenhof - An Austrian 7-suite, 5-star superior mountain retreat

Hotel Tannenhof, one of just 13 5* superior hotels throughout Austria...but none beat the position and exclusivity of this exquisite private property set high on the hills of Nasserein on the edge of St Anton’s main village.

Ski and... dance, laugh, cook

Ski and... dance, laugh, cook

Ski and spa, ski and city or ski and shopping are all winning combinations, enjoyed by countless people every year, but what about something just a little bit different? Take a look at the following suggestions from the Tirol Tourist Board to really maximise your holiday experience…..whether you want to ski and dance, ski and cook, ski and yoga or ski and have a right good belly laugh.

Simon Taxacher: a new 4-toque chef for Austria

Simon Taxacher: a new 4-toque chef for Austria

Kirchberg in Tyrol. Published today, the authoritative 2014 Gault Millau guide awards dynamic Tyrolean chef Simon Taxacher and his restaurant 4 toques and 19 points, catapulting him to the top of Austria’s culinary elite.

Parkhotel Igls voted Best Spa for Medical Marvels

Health Retreat Parkhotel Igls in the Austrian Tyrol has been named a Tatler Award Winner 2014 taking the trophy for ‘Best for Medical Marvels’ to become one of only six elite spas worldwide to be recognized.

Parkhotel Igls voted World's Best Destination Spa 2013

Parkhotel Igls in the Austrian Tyrol adds ‘World’s Best Destination Spa 2013’ to its string of accolades.

What’s new in the Austrian Tirol for Ski 2013-14

What’s new in the Austrian Tirol for Ski 2013-14

As the 2013-14 ski season approaches, it’s time to unveil the latest news from across the Austrian Tirol region, including new hotels, flights, mountain restaurants, improvements to ski lift infrastructure and tour operator additions.