- Nov. 9, 2020
-- This winter sees changes to the classic Austrian ski holiday, with reassuring continuity: SalzburgerLand's Alpine resorts remain as diverse, beautiful and welcoming as ever. Subject to snow conditions the 22 primary resorts open late December to Easter (high resorts stay open to May) and are easy to reach via Salzburg or Munich airports www.salzburgerland.com
With safety paramount, in-resort measures extend Government directives (https://www.salzburgerland.com/
to provide protection for staff and visitors. In spite of unprecedented challenges, SalzburgerLand has invested in infrastructure, technology and facilities. New lifts include the Panorama Link at Wagrain, the Zwölferhorn Cable Car, and a new ski route removes the walk from Bernkogel to Schattberg.
The Panorama Link between Griessenkareck and Flachauwinkl-
Kleinarl fully links the Snow Space region across Flachau, Wagrain, St Johann: 10-seat gondolas, full glass fronts, 2400 passengers per hour www.snow-space.com. The Zwölferhorn Cable Car provides direct access to St Gilgen's ski area at Zwölferhorn:
8-man gondolas carry 655 passengers per hour over St Wolfgang Lake www.zwoelferhorn.at. The walk between Bernkogel and the Schattberg X-press in Saalbach-Hinterglem (Skicircus) is replaced by a 300m ski route www.saalbach.com
Complementing the Alpin lift pass is a groundbreaking new Alpin Card Navigator App (foc at www.alpincard.at)
for user-friendly audio-visual navigation across the 408km of pistes across Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, Zell am See and Kaprun.
Marketing cooperative Ski amadé celebrates its 20th
anniversary with new offers and experiences for visitors: www.skiamade.com across the 25 resorts Salzburger Sportwelt, Gastein, Grossarltal, Hochkönig), 760km of pistes and 260 restaurants on the lift pass. Join My Ski amadé Friends Club for free at www.skiamade.com/
my for great deals and a free piste rescue service (excludes helicopter). Also members enjoy preferential rates in 31 Intersport shops, contactless lift pass collection, thrilling daily adventures and gourmet ski routes.
New accommodation includes luxury rooms at gourmet Mesnerhaus in Mauterndorf/
Lungau, the first Hotel Blü in Bad Hofgastien with a unique treehouse wing, and Stadhotel, a lavish B&B in Oberndorf's former townhall. In Grossarltal, Hotel Moar Gut launches a new spa, restaurant, in- and outdoor nature kindergarten and 20 opulent suites. Das Zwölfer, a new restaurant, opens at Zwölferhorn's new lift station.