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…

UPDATE: Moesern’s For Friends Hotel bankrupt AND illegal

The questionable decision to demolish the established and eponymous Moeserer Hof turned many local heads in the Tyrolean region of Telfs, especially when in its place the futuristic, sleek but architecturally unsympathetic For Friend Hotel took shape.A five star edifice predicated on artistic ideals, the conceptual hotel sought to attract a moneyed crowd willing to…