Summer Offer Award
On Friday, 16th January, 2015, in the elegant atmosphere of Strandhotel Entner by Lake Achensee, the Summer Awards were given. Klaus Hönigsberger, president of International Ski Area Test, welcomed the many international guests, amongst them Franz Hörl, chairman of Austria’s industrial ski,lift union; Siegfried Egger, member of regional parliament and the vice-president of the Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce as well as guests of honour Leo Jeker, regional Swiss politician from Graubünden and double Olympic Champions and World Champions Andreas and Wolfgang Linger.
In summer 2014, the International Ski Area Test Team again anonymously checked out tourist destinations across the Alps.
Three awards for Reiteralm Bergbahnen
Die Reiteralm Bergbahnen wurde zum "Aufsteiger des Jahres 2014" gewählt – das vielfältige Angebot und die Innovationen am Berg gaben den Ausschlag; besonders erwähnt sei hier die Ausstellung "Sommer-Schnee", der Sommer-Schneespielplatz mit echten Schnee sowie die Barrierefreiheit inkl. den schön gestalteten Weg rund um den Reiteralmsee.
Also, Franzi via ferrata received a distinction in the Fun Aktiv category, and Brigitte Trinker was awarded, on behalf of the entire team, the Best Marketing prize.
The International Ski Area Test, a great indicator of summer and winter tourism, celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2015. The Ski Area Test Team is out and about across the European Alps and exploring tourist destinations and ski-lift businesses. Under the direction of Klaus Hönigsberger, over 220 experienced members of various professions and nationalities visit and assess participating ski resorts and tourist destinations.