Austrian Tyrol: 2.5% increase in cost of 2015/16 cableway passes

A 2.5% increase in the cost of ski passes that amounts to more than twice the Austrian rate of inflation has been announced for the forthcoming winter season by the representative body of the Tyrolean cableway operators.The progress of implementing additional lift systems throughout the Austrian Alps has been stymied in recent times by those…

Ski Circus coalesces Fieberbrunn and Saalbach Hinterglemm

Weeks of searing heat interspersed with atmospheric volatility bordering on the extreme even for alpine climes have enabled construction crews tasked with extending the Ski Circus winter-sports area to meet scheduled targets and remain firmly on course for a December unveiling.Straddling the Salzburgerland and Tyrolean frontier the project links both regions and connects Saalbach Hinterglemm(SH),…