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New VIP SKI chalets in St Anton

New VIP SKI chalets in St Anton

Specialist ski company VIP SKI opened its new super-stylish Hotel Montjola for winter 2012/2013 and was VIP SKI’s first foray into St Anton and Austria.

Vienna sets new record for overnight stays

Between January and June 2013, over 5.7 million overnight stays were registered in Vienna, a 3.1% increase compared to the same period in 2012.

Ischgl dishes up heaven for hungry hikers

Ischgl dishes up heaven for hungry hikers

Mountain hikers are in for delicious dishes when they stop for lunch along the historic pilgrims’ path of Jakobsweg in the Paznaun-Ischgl region of the Austrian Tirol.

The Zillertal: Austria's culinary heart

The Zillertal: Austria's culinary heart

The Zillertal region is well-known for its organic cuisine and award-winning dairy products. This deep valley's warm summers and lush pastures give rise to hundreds of indigenous herbs, fabulous local speciality dishes and some of the best restaurants in the Alps. And the scenery's pretty good too.

Top 10 tourist attractions in the Austrian Tirol

Top 10 tourist attractions in the Austrian Tirol

When looking at the best places to travel in Europe, the focus is generally on a specific city or country. Don’t forget to think regionally, as each country has such diverse regional offerings to individual visitors.

Volunteering in the Zillertal Alps High Mountain Nature Park

Volunteering in the Zillertal Alps High Mountain Nature Park

Ever wanted to experience life as a farmer or ranger and become an integral part of the nature park family? The Zillertal Alps High Mountain Nature Park now offers volunteering opportunities.

Alpine cycling tours - Cycling, culture and clean air

Alpine cycling tours - Cycling, culture and clean air

The increased popularity of cycling tours among the over 50s is bringing a tourism boost to Alpine areas traditionally popular as stay-put ‘Lakes & Mountains’ destinations a generation ago.

Summer in the mountains - Family holidays in Tirol

Summer in the mountains - Family holidays in Tirol

When planning a family holiday move away from the administrative role of booking flights and searching for accommodation and invest some energy visualising how that time away will be best spent.

May news, traditions, events from the Austrian Tirol

May news, traditions, events from the Austrian Tirol

After another epic ski season and with snow still falling in some parts of Tirol, it seems likely that the traditional custom of "Grasausläuten" will be carried out with more than usual energy this springtime.

SkiWelt Party Weeks kick off with free ski guiding

SkiWelt Party Weeks kick off with free ski guiding

Starting tomorrow, Saturday 9th March until Saturday 23rd March, the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental is offering all guests staying in one of the nine resorts free ski guiding tours.

Top ski spots for families this Easter

Top ski spots for families this Easter

With February half-term upon us, families restricted by school holiday dates should look at Easter as a more affordable option to take a family skiing holiday.

Make your first holiday of 2013 a ski trip in the Austrian Alps

Make your first holiday of 2013 a ski trip in the Austrian Alps

Got great expectations for 2013? Made a promise to make every second of 2013 count and have no regrets by the end of the year?

Authentic Austria made easy with Keycamp

Authentic Austria made easy with Keycamp

Experiencing authentic Europe doesn't have to be hard work thanks to Keycamp. Holidaymakers can enjoy the perfect experience with new parc categories for 2013 - great for combining the ideal location with a parc that best meets their holiday needs and desires.

Swarovski Crystal Tree lights up Advent in Tirol

Swarovski Crystal Tree lights up Advent in Tirol

On Thursday 15th November, Innsbruck, the capital of Tirol, unveiled one of the most magical Christmas Markets in Europe with a spectacular new attraction.

Why the SkiWelt is the top choice for 2012-13

Why the SkiWelt is the top choice for 2012-13

Choosing the right ski resort can involve some complex comparisons when looking at all the factors needed to make a successful ski holiday.