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  • Mel C to star at Ischgl

    Melanie C is to star in Ischgl's season-closing Top of the Mountain concert next weekend, April 29th. Ischgl is delighted to sign up the former Spice Girl as a big name replacement for the less internationally well known Italian star Zucchero, who had to withdraw for personal reasons. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • BKK passes 100km mark

    Franz Klammer's home resort of Bad Kleinkirchheim (BKK) in Austria is now reporting it offers 103km (70 miles) of piste as three new blue runs have added eight kilometres (five miles) of runs taking the total up from the previous 97km. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • World Pyro Award and glacier waterslide contest at Solden

    Austria's Solden ski area is in full-on party mode for the last few weeks of April with the World Pyro Award on Friday followed by the Glacier waterslide contest on Sunday. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Rebuilding of Roman baths in Bad Kleinkirchheim

    Work has begun on a €14.5m project to turn the old Thermal-Römerbad (Roman baths) at Franz Klammer's home resort of Bad Kleinkirchheim in Austria, in to a state of the art facility. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Monichkirchen completes €10m, three quad chair upgrade

    The internationally kittle known ski area of Monichkirchen in the uninspiringly named (for skiers) region of Lower Austria, is building a third quad chair lift this summer to complete the transformation of the area which, before the installation of two other high speed detachable quads for last winter, operated with T Bars and an old single chair lift. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • St. Anton adds Ladies Powder Weeks in January

    After the success of the initial Ladies Week, St. Anton am Arlberg will dedicate more weeks in January 2008 to the "Ladies Powder Weeks". Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New Ischgl Fimbabahn will have heated seats

    This summer, Ischgl's Silvrettaseilbahn lift company is replacing the existing six-seater Fimbabahn cable car with a new eight-seater cable car with heated seats. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Kitzbuhel with a new 8-seater

    Work has begun on what the lift company describe as a “long standing dream” at Kitzbuhel, replacing two old double chairs with one new state-of-the-art eight seater chair complete with pull-down weather protection hood. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Kitzbuhel’s Ski Safari reaches 100% snow making cover

    New lifts in recent years have meant that Kitzbuhel's famous ski safari route can now be skied in either direction. For next season the famous Tyrolean resort has announced that the route will have complete snowmaking cover from start to finish. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New SunKid conveyor lift is highest in Europe

    A new SunKid conveyor lift is the highest the company has installed to date. The Austrian resort of Kaprun installed the lift on its year round ski area on the Kitzsteinhorn glacier. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zillertal Arena announces improvements for 07-08

    The resorts of the lift-linked Zillertal Arena have announced a number of upgrades for visitors this winter. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Autumn powder at Tux

    The Hintertux Glacier in Austria is gearing up for Autumn when it will stage it's annual ‘Pow(d)er Weekend'. The event celebrate this rare remaining year-round glacier ski area, which offers more skiing 365 days a year than many smaller areas open each winter, changing operations from summer ski, to autumn ski, mode. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Stublchase rides again

    After the success of last years Stublchase charity chase around Saalbach Hinterglemm's numerous mountain restaurants, the event is back again next winter, from January 19th to 23rd. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Rihanna to play Ischgl season opener

    Sexy singer Rihanna is to star in the legendary season opening concert in the glamorous ski resort of Ischgl, in the Austrian Tirol. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Europe’s resorts begin to open as snow comes early

    The Alps, which have seen snow every month through the summer, are currently receiving excellent pre-season falls which has led to the first resort openings for 2007-8 and great snow conditions at the already-open year-round glacier resorts. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Galtür becomes Silvapark

    The ski area at the Tirolean village of Galtür is renaming itself Silvapark from the start of the coming season. Along with the re-branding will come a unique presentation of the resort that highlights how much the mountain has to offer every level of skier. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Kitzbuehel’s earliest ever opening

    Kitzbuehel opened last Friday, November 2nd, the earliest opening in the resort's history and six weeks earlier than planned. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • New gondola lift in the Pitztal

    Austrian glacier ski area Pitztal is already several months in to its 2007-8 season. The area's newly built 8-seater Mittelberg gondola lift in the Pitztal is 2,400 m long and replaces the Mittelbergjoch l drag lift. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Long awaited Westendorf ski link to SkiWelt in progress

    A new 4.5km (three mile) long ski run links Westendorf to the rest of the SkiWelt this winter, and as of next winter (08-09) a new eight passenger gondola will make the return trip. The new "SkiWelt - Kitzbühel Alps" lift on the Westendorf Choralpe means Westendorf will at last be completely integrated into the SkiWelt. Full Article

    17th August 2012

  • Zell am See- Kaprun tops experts poll

    Once a year the ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club e.V.), Germany's and Europe's largest automobile club, publishes its 'Reisemagazin Ski', one of the most widely regarded German tourism magazines for the winter season. Full Article

    17th August 2012

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