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Press Releases from Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus GmbH (36 total)

To the Ski World Cup and the WC in ten VW Caravelle buses / Arrival of the U.S. …

Yesterday Lindsey Vonn and the Women's U.S. Alpine Ski Team arrived in Zell am See-Kaprun! Until March 2011 the professional athletes are preparing for the upcoming European competitions of the Ski World Cup as well as for the World Championships held in Garmisch-Patenkirchen. The team around head coach Alexander Hödlmoser has already participated in the first overseas races of the season. The ladies are now getting ready for the next

Hochkultur: Superb concerts and perfect weather make event in Zell am See-Kaprun …

Conditions could not have been any better. Already before the 'half-time break' it was obvious that this year's concert series 'Hochkultur mit Tiefgang' in the popular holiday region Zell am See-Kaprun is a resounding success again. Just like in the previous year, the Ferry Porsche Congress Center and Zell's local mountain of Schmittenhöhe are the venues for this one-of-a-kind event. During the first three days, guests were able to enjoy

European Trophy 2010: face-off of the stars in Zell am See

Just a few months after the ice hockey world championship in Germany, fans of the high-speed sport on skates can look forward to the next event highlight: for the first time as many as 18 top teams from seven nations are competing against each other at the 'European Trophy', the new pre-season league kicking off in the beginning of August. The competitions have their roots in the combination and extension

From the lake to the mountain: The 'Zell am See-Kaprun Card' grants guests free …

Walking, swimming, exciting visits to the museum or the opportunity to experience the force of nature up close: in the summer months almost everything is possible in Zell am See-Kaprun. In the light of such a broad spectrum of activities to engage in it can be difficult to make a choice. Now the picturesque region in the heart of the province of Salzburg gives you a helping hand. In the

castlecamp 2.0: Kaprun hosts an unconference on e-tourism

'to be or not to be in tourism - 09 - you're not there? bad luck - successful tourism moves on #cczk09' wrote Wolfgang Burgschwaiger on Twitter. The owner of the wellness hotel Übergossene Alm in Austrian Dienten is one of the trailblazers in the hotel industry. But when it comes to social media Burgschwaiger is open to new input, just like the other 100 participants who followed the

Precisely accurate - Parachute World Cup Series in Zell am See (Organizer's pres …

In 2009 Zell am See is hosting one of the six parachute accuracy landing competitions of the Parachute World Cup Series for the third time. From 28th to 30th August as many as 190 participants from 19 nations - the list of starters has been complete for several weeks now - will be flocking to the province of Salzburg to display their ability of landing precisely accurate. The series consists

Zell am See-Kaprun: on 8th August a new series of events kicks off on Schmittenh …

Friends of Alpine nature and the fine arts have to master their impatience for another two weeks. Finally, on 8th August 2009, the time of Hochkultur, an absolutely unique series of events, will have come. Since the event was already a true crowd puller in 2008, the holiday region of Zell am See-Kaprun has decided to stage the event on two consecutive weekends this year. Another difference in comparison to

'Earl of Pearl' in Zel am See-Kaprun: on 26th July 2009 swimmers can take part i …

Usually, victorious swimmers receive a medal or a trophy, laurels or a certificate. In Zell am See-Kaprun, however, they are vested with a noble title: on Sunday, 26th July 2009, the fun competition for everyone 'Earl of Pearl' is kicking off for the very first time in the very heart of the holiday destination in Pinzgau. The venue is azure blue Lake Zell where the water sports athletes will compete

About 4,500 Vespa pilots visited Zell am See-Kaprun - On Sunday the Vespa World …

They flocked to the region from Italy and Portugal, from Germany and Great Britain: about 4,500 riders from 22 different nations participated in the Vespa World Days in Zell am See-Kaprun last weekend. For four days, the international fan community celebrated its passion for the Italian scooter produced by Piaggio. Since 2007 these meetings have taken place under the name of Vespa World Days. 2009 was the first year that

In the Strauss anniversary year of 2009 Zell am See-Kaprun stages Hochkultur on …

When you think of Austria, one of the first things to cross your mind will probably be the Alpine mountain world. But without any doubt music is inextricably linked with this country, too. One of the most renowned Austrian dynasties is the Strauss family. On the 160th and the 110th anniversary of the death of Johann Strauss, Sr., and Johann Strauss, Jr., respectively, Zell am See-Kaprun puts a limelight on

Hiking Season Opening 2009: Legends, treasures, and games in Zell am See-Kaprun

At the prospect of going on a walking tour with mum and dad, many children just roll their eyes. The trips sometimes take hours and are so boring! All there is to see are meadows, trees and the path winding on for endless kilometres. But in Zell am See-Kaprun everything is different! At the region's great Hiking Season Opening from 25th to 28th June 2009, the wishes of the youngest

'Vespa World Days': On 11th June more than 3,000 scooter pilots set out for the …

International balloonist teams, fans of the German cult car smart, and BMW motorcyclists: all of them have already come to Zell am See-Kaprun to celebrate their passion for incomparable trips through the air or along the roads. Now, another fan community has decided to stage its annual meeting in the gorgeous Alpine world surrounding Lake Zell: from 11th to 14th June 2009 scooter riders from all around the globe are

Hiking Season Opening 2009: Zell am See and Kaprun have invited Ralf Dujmovits

Ralf Dujmovits is considered the most successful German alpinist. During his career the 48-year-old has already conquered 13 of the world's 14 summits of above 8,000 metres. He may have an innate passion for the highest mountains, but when it comes to relaxation he appreciates the Alps a lot, too. 'Before and after extreme excursions I really enjoy getting away from it all and taking in the beauty of nature.'

Visit the most beautiful spots of Zell am See-Kaprun at the Hiking Season Openin …

Brilliant blue glacier ice, green woods, and a crystal clear lake: the region of Zell am See-Kaprun offers its visitors a marvellous natural experience. And there is hardly a better way to discover this unique Alpine world than on foot. Whether you would like to let your gaze wonder across the summits of the local mountains and the neighbouring Alpine passes or enjoy the solitude of deep valleys: friends of

'Sun, Snow and Party' week: the cult band Smokie performs live in Zell am See-Ka …

In their home country Great Britain snow is a rare good. For this reason Terry, Mike, Mick, Steve, and Martin were twice as happy to be back in Zell am See-Kaprun when they arrived last Wednesday after an absence of one year. 'Last year we had an amazing time and felt that we had to leave way too early', says front man Terry Uttley. However, the band's schedule was brimming

Awarded second place at the 'Mystery Check 2009'

Even before they leave home, visitors of Zell am See and Kaprun are well looked-after. That is what the renowned 'Mystery Check' has confirmed just recently. For the last six years IRS Consult AG and the travel insurance company Mondial Assistance have joined forces to find and award prizes to the best quality service in the holiday regions of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. In 2009 Zell am See-Kaprun is among

Zell am See-Kaprun: dashing through deep powder snow

On the local mountains of Zell am See and Kaprun, winter sports enthusiasts voluntarily stray from the right path. The reason: the backcountry of the region has an absolutely irresistible appeal! Passionate skiers and snowboarders who are looking for a unique temptation cannot afford to miss the opportunity to set out for a freeriding tour into the pristine deep snow. Even in late spring 3,000-metre-high Kitzsteinhorn offers perfect conditions. But

Room for design experts to develop their creative ideas

The glacier of Kitzsteinhorn, the local mountain of Schmittenhöhe, Lake Zell: holidaymakers from all over the world appreciate the region of Zell am See-Kaprun as a place of carefree recreation. For inventive minds, however, it is an inexhaustible source of inspiration. Thus, it does not come as a surprise that two renowned design companies call Zell am See their home. For as many as 30 years the region surrounding Lake

Questions in the cable car: premiere of the Zell am See-Kaprun Gondelquiz

They seem surprised, perhaps even a little intimidated at first when Sebastian Kaufmann gets out his microphone. They have met in the cable car of the trassXpress, a state-of-the-art facility taking visitors up to Schmittenhöhe. 'Heike' answers the woman sitting next to Kaufmann shyly when being asked about her name. Together with Sabine and Frank, she has come to the region from Braunshardt in Germany to spend her holidays on

Charity event at Schloss Prielau: Witzigmann and Bogner-Bader enthral their gues …

It had been announced as a weekend without equal - and the high expectations were even surpassed: 'The Christ child on Schloss Prielau' offered its guests a true feast for all their senses. From the energy-bursting show performed by Isabella Bogner-Bader to the culinary delights prepared by star-winning chef Eckhart Witzigmann and the entertaining supporting programme: the commitment of hosts and guests to contribute to a good cause made the

'The Freeride Experience' takes guests to pristine snow

As many as 57 pistes stretch across the snow-covered slopes of the local mountains of the holiday region Zell am See-Kaprun. The different levels of difficulty indicated by the colours blue, red, and black make sure that every winter sports enthusiast finds an appropriate challenge. In total, skiers and snowboarders can indulge in 138 kilometres of pistes. For everyone who loves snow in its purest form, there are some additional

Christmas tales and musical performances at AlpenAdvent

On 5th and 6th December 2008 Advent times are making their entrance in the noble ambience of the Ferry Porsche Congress Center: after the major success of last year's event, the Salzburger AlpenAdvent returns to the convention building in the heart of Zell. The Advent gala on Friday night is marked by classic Christmas carols. Besides the young tenor Ricardo Marinello there is the boys' choir from Bad Tölz that

Tourism experts are looking forward to the 'castlecamp' at Kaprun from 13th Sept …

It is general practice among the visitors of a 'barcamp' to take home a sticker once the 'unconference' has finished. That way, the participants want to say, 'I was in on that.' The idea is not really new. For decades, travellers have collected that kind of souvenirs of their holiday destinations and stuck them to their suitcases. It's the 'barcamps' themselves that are new. They have only been organized for

On 14th September Zell am See-Kaprun is hosting an urban golf event on Schmitten …

Aim carefully, take a big swing, and whoosh! But under no circumstances should you lose sight of your ball! At urban golf, it is a lot trickier to find the small white ball again than at its verdant brother. But there are more differences still: proficiency certificates or green fees don't exist at urban golf. Furthermore it can be played anywhere - you just need room to swing a club.

From Hanover to Zell am See-Kaprun on as little as 22 litres

Clemens Krause is a dyed-in-the-wool fan of the smart times, which were staged in Zell am See-Kaprun last weekend for the third time in a row: 'A great event against the backdrop of a beautiful landscape.' Of course, the long-standing smart driver would not let slip the opportunity to participate in this year's smart meeting, which is unequalled in Europe. He covered the 840 kilometres between Hanover and Zell am

smart times in Zell am See-Kaprun: longest parade, biggest cake, lowest consumpt …

Nobody's ever seen the like of it: last weekend more than 2,000 smart fans had been flocking to Zell am See-Kaprun to participate in the largest meeting of smart drivers worldwide. In the heart of Pinzgau, they celebrated the tenth anniversary of the first 'offspring' of the smart family, the smart fortwo. But they did not only honour their favourite car from the manufacturer of Daimler AG with their presence

From 22nd to 24th August 2008 thousands of people are celebrating the 'smart for …

Zell am See and Kaprun are in a party mood! The reason: the amazing little city car from the manufacturer Daimler, the 'smart fortwo', is celebrating its tenth anniversary. smart drivers from all over Europe will take this opportunity to flock to the heart of Pinzgau this summer: from 22nd to 24th August 2008 Zell am See-Kaprun is hosting the legendary smart times. Already for the third time in a

Beggar Student and Merry Widow enthral the audience

'I love Zell as I love all the places where excellent music is played.' You could clearly see that conductor Professor Herbert Prikopa can look back on many years of stage experience. 'Hochkultur - There is music in the air' - this was the motto for the weekend from 8th to 10th August when the universal talent performed the most beautiful pieces of Austrian operetta together with the Johann Strauss

'Hochkultur - There is music in the air' on Schmittenhöhe

In Zell am See-Kaprun, the most beautiful aspects of Austria are merged in a picturesque holiday region. Another important characteristic is the traditional and incomparable music of the Alpine region. In the summer of 2008 the holiday destination is staging a world premiere in its honour: from 8th August the motto is \'Hochkultur - There is music in the air\'. This highlight can be taken literally since two contrary elements

Zell am See-Kaprun invites the friends of motorbiking to the 'BMW Mountain Days' …

Many kilometres of paths through lush green valleys, along the shores of Lake Zell or across Alpine pastures: the network of routes available in Zell am See-Kaprun is a delight not just for walkers and cyclists. Uncounted motorcyclists also travel to Pinzgau year after year to ride their bikes along roads surfaced with asphalt and through the picturesque countryside. Up until now, they had to organize their tours privately. This

'Firn & Fun': dance into May at about 2500 metres of altitude

Hot samba rhythms in perpetual ice: this year again Zell am See and Kaprun are welcoming spring with a lot of dance and music in a cheerful mood. Just in time for the beginning of the merry month of May, the traditional 'Firn & Fun' happening is kicking off! As usual, the venue of the spring festival is the pristine white glacier of Kitzsteinhorn. But snow alone would definitely not be

Zell am See-Kaprun invite to an 'unconference' at the castle

Anyone who has ever been in the audience of a large conference, congress, or seminar, maybe even for several days in a row, knows that phenomenon only too well: there are set schedules to be followed, hours of talks and lots of useless information to be listened to. And the only topic you are really interested in is usually placed right at the bottom of the agenda. By the time

Stars meet for a chat and 1000 fans enjoy the great concert in Zell am See-Kapru …

When Mike, Terry, Martin, and Steve hit the piste, they like 'doing the Klammer'. Not always, but definitely when they are really dashing down the slopes, their battle cry is 'Take care: Franz Klammer is coming!' The musicians of Smokie are true fans of the legendary Austrian ski racer. And Marc Girardelli, another former ski racer from the Alpine republic, also rates high with the five Brits. On 2nd April the

'Sun, Snow & Party' or the 'Ski & Golf Championship': snow all year round in Zel …

Even the whitest winter will eventually come to its end - that\'s just the way it is. In Zell am See and Kaprun, however, snow lasts well into the spring and sometimes even beyond these months, too. There are many opportunities to enjoy perfect powder snow in bright sunshine. For instance the annual \'Sun, Snow & Party Week\': from 29th March the region is staging a sparkling programme of musical

On 14th March the great Snowpark Tour finals begin in Zell am See and Kaprun

For eight weeks the participants of this year\'s \'Snowpark Tour\' have been giving everything: more than 600 snowboarders and freeskiers were flocking to the ten stops of the tour in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. They all had the same goal: to qualify for the big finals in Zell am See-Kaprun. At the coming weekend the time has finally come. From 14th to 16th March, the most talented up-and-coming athletes are

From 1st to 4th April the renowned 'World Skitest' is being staged on Schmittenh …

Franz Klammer is one of Austria's true skiing legends. It was in the 1970ies that he was at his zenith and celebrated his greatest successes: he won the gold medal in downhill skiing at the Innsbruck Olympics, gained the World Cup downhill title five times, came in first and second in combined and downhill respectively at the skiing world cup in St. Moritz in 1974. Thus, it is no coincidence

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