The 5th World Ski Awards were presented in Kitzbühel on 18 November 2017. This year, eleven Zermatt hotels made the list. Roman Codina will take over as the new director of the Parkhotel Beau Site in Zermatt. Ruapehu. Locals and holidaymakers will find everything for their daily food needs over the 100 square metres.. The Omnia has been named the "Friendliest Hotel in Switzerland" in the luxury hotel category. Its companies and facilities have therefore introduced a range of safety measures. The programme is free, but registration is required. You will see ten different images on your smartphone, in the wrong order. The Manud café is a recent exciting addition to the Zermatt village centre, where friends meet for lunch, coffee and cake, a snack or evening drinks. The "Zer Mama Bistro", which will welcome the new Hotel Mama’s guests on the ground floor, will also open in December. Each player does what they’re best at. Today, Friday, the Federal Council extended and tightened the existing ban on events as part of the Coronavirus crisis. Among the winners is the Chalet Les Anges in Zermatt. Parents can watch their children from the road or from the restaurant terrace. The details, however, will be kept under wraps until summer 2019. The Michelin Guide to Switzerland 2020 makes it official - Zermatt remains the Swiss capital of gourmet cuisine. Discover webcams now! On 1 December 2019, the Hotel Elite, which was constructed in 1962, will reopen after comprehensive renovations to the rooms, restaurant, reception, wellness area and garden terrace. The Michelin Guide to Switzerland 2019 makes it official - Zermatt remains the Swiss capital of gourmet cuisine. The offer is rounded off with regional wines. The 12th edition captivated more than 30,000 visitors and was a great success from the point of view of the organizers. Follow Zermatt-Matterhorn also on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Newsletter and elsewhere. The 10-person Kumme gondola will open on 19 December 2020 and it will be the first gondola in Switzerland that can run without staff. The After Seven retained its two stars and the Ristorante Capri still has one star. The three-hour fatbike tour takes you over snowy paths in the darkness. The Valais mountain guide and alpinist Andreas Steindl has set a new record on the Matterhorn. Guests can also use the Hotel und Solebad Arca’s spa, with saline spa, sauna and steam bath. are now on sale. In the 2016/17 business year, Zermatt Bergbahnen AG generated an all-time record result, with sales of CHF 69.6 million and a cash flow of CHF 30.3 million. Preparations for the Zurich–Zermatt one-day race are going at full speed. In October 2019, "Atelier-Eigenwerk" will open in Täsch. It celebrated the MTB culture and highlighted Zermatt as a mountain biking destination. David Georgi joins Restaurant Veranda and Marie’s Deli, succeeding Alain Kuster. On 6 December 2019, “the rex” will present their new lounge bar. Contact. Even the Zermatt Unplugged music festival will take place, albeit in a different format that's been adapted to the current situation. Last year the "NZZ am Sonntag" newspaper published a ranking of the best Swiss hotels for the first time. The Omnia Hotel is ranked fifth and the Matterhorn Focus seventh in all of Switzerland in the TripAdvisor ratings. Mountain Riviera AG, AlpinRiviera GmbH and Zermatt Premium Apartments have moved into a new office, located at Steinmattstrasse 43. Zermatt-Matterhorn has been awarded the Family Destination or Familien willkommen quality label by the Swiss Tour Federation. This collection includes 100% natural skincare products from puralpina for hands, feet and lips. On Friday 19 July, 2019, they were all successful. From 1 May 2019, JuMa Gastro will take over Elsie’s Bar. This year Zermatt restaurant Chez Vrony has been awarded first place in Switzerland. Their network of sensors has allowed rock falls to be more accurately predicted. This means Cervo will remain closed throughout summer 2020. Switzerland's famed Matterhorn mountain was illuminated with an American flag for a few hours as a symbol of solidarity during the coronavirus pandemic. The Valais has been chosen as the host region. For the sixth year running, the World Ski Awards have taken place in Kitzbühel. The app explains the exciting flora in the surrounding area – in Zermatt and throughout all of Switzerland. On 1 December 2017, the Alpin Center Zermatt and the Swiss Ski and Snowboard School Zermatt joined forces under a new name, the "Zermatters". Here she also answered questions from journalists. Bright lights on the bike enable you to ride safely. By US Desk. They include a full programme of events in the village and on the mountain, as well as 167 kilometres of open pistes. Follow the trail and see what farming life was like 100 years ago. The team is available every day for anyone interested in buying or selling property, house management or renting luxury holiday apartments in Zermatt. From 11 July to 28 October 2018 on the Gornergrat the Swiss Alpine Museum is presenting "Matterhorn Stories: An Exhibition on the Greatest Mountain of Books". Wednesday to Friday will be dedicated to training events before the race on Saturday and Sunday. The route back takes you through the old village centre of Täsch where you can see typical Valais barns and granges. The band will appear from 13:00-16:30 hrs. The Snowplaza readers have voted and named Matterhorn ski paradise as the best ski resort in Switzerland. In December 2019, a new hotel will be opening its doors at Spissstrasse 44 in Zermatt, to be known as "Naco Aparthotel, by Arca". In autumn 2019, the Parkhotel Beau Site will be extensively renovating and updating its reception area, lobby, bar and restaurants. Posted in Zermatt News The New Matterhorn Glacier Ride 3s Cable-Car. Many other Zermatt hotels were also distinguished. As part of the "Matterhorn: Ladies please" project, four women have been training intensively over the last few months to climb the Matterhorn. Passengers on the Glacier Express have been able to enjoy its new Excellence Class since 2019, with 4,855 experiencing the new product by the end of the summer. The Swiss Alpine Club or the SAC is celebrating its 150th anniversary of the Matterhorn this year, but has the task of both protecting the mountain nature and promoting Alpine sports. The Traillove Derby will take place from 18-20 September 2019. Advance tickets for the première of Livia Anne Richard's play MATTERHORN: NO LADIES PLEASE! To celebrate the building's 20th anniversary, the Kin Hut is being fitted with eco-friendly, sustainable solar panels. The installations of the Zermatt Bergbahnen operate according to the regular timetable. The work is scheduled to be finished by the middle of October 2020. Until the end of this week, Zermatt Tourism is adding ten percent to the value of all purchased vouchers. There will be no reception or concierge, instead the hotel concept invites guests to participate, including self check-in and self check-out as well as an honesty bar where guests can make their own drinks. Now 25 cows and 7 calves graze on the alpine meadows at Riffelalp. The 5-star hotel received the Prix Bienvenu at the 2018 Schweizer Ferientag tourism industry conference. All you need is your cable car ticket and a fantastic selfie at the summit. There is also both a rainfall shower and a freestanding bath. The lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic is causing a great deal of uncertainty and reduced sales for almost every industry in Switzerland. If you are in the Zermatt area a visit to the Matterhorn Peak and glacier paradise is a must.. But Zermatt is also a Walser village with houses dating back more than 500 years. After the success of "The Matterhorn Story" in 2015 and "Romeo und Julia am Gornergrat" in 2017, the open-air theatre is returning to the Riffelberg. From summer 2019, the 21 bike trails will be divided into the following three categories: Flow trails (2), Enduro routes (6) and tour routes (13). The Flower app from Pro Natura Aargau has been available for downloading for a few days now. This year, two Zermatt restaurants are among the best in Switzerland: Chez Vrony and Cervo Puro. Twenty teams of European students have been considering this question as part of the Igluna Project. Among the winners is also the Zermatt hotel, The Omnia. “Ikon Pass” holders will therefore have access to the Matterhorn ski paradise for seven days, "Icon Base Pass" holders for five days. ", Traillove Zermatt launches new mountain bike format, Glacier Express: Starting signal for the Excellence-Class, Hotel pioneer Alexander Seiler – a bicentenary celebration, Zermatt voted best ski area in the world for 2019, Zermatt receives five Michelin stars for 2019, ‘The Omnia’ wins a place on the podium, Newcomer Acts and new Blues Club at Zermatt Unplugged, Zermatt – Matterhorn defends its trademark, European Mountain Running Championships 2019 are coming to Zermatt, Zermatt – Matterhorn is certified as a Family Destination. On 5 June 2019, some of the entrants and Olympic champion Fabian Cancellara tested the route. The Matterhorn Ultraks is now part of the exclusive Supersky Races thanks to its new Extreme Race. Now the app is adding some new features for summer. On 20 April 2020, construction will start on the land next to the hotel, building the “SchlossHouse” and an extension to the existing spa and gym at the Schlosshotel Zermatt. At the end of November 2019, ‘Zermatt Selection’ will open its doors. There will be day and weekly courses, private lessons can be booked in advance and there will also be an open painting workshop. The artist Branko Å mon is on a mission to raise awareness of the worldwide production of plastics and its effects on the environment. The aparthotel is owned by the Hotel and Solebad Arca, which is immediately adjacent. The theme of the bar will remain the Belle Époque. The lift company Zermatt Bergbahnen AG (ZBAG) has announced they will be making CHF60 million of improvements over the next two years. Der Betrieb des Testa-Skilifts wird zudem um eine Woche verlängert. Rünzi” foundation. There is now a new music video for it. Tel: +41 27 966 81 00  info@zermatt.ch. The Gault Millau chef de cuisine Heinz Rufibach is now in charge of the fine dining Restaurant Alpine Gourmet Prato Borni in the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof. The acoustic music festival at the foot of the Matterhorn starts ticket pre-sales on November 7, 2018 for the first part of its program. The new photopoints have a contemporary look and are easy to operate thanks to the user-friendly screen. There will also be celebrations for the destination mascot Wolli’s birthday, with cakes and games for chil-dren, plus festival food and drink and traditional Swiss folk music. Zermatt – Matterhorn had a positive financial year and reported an increase in occupancy rates. Home to the most photographed mountain of Switzerland, the Matterhorn, Zermatt should be on everyone’s bucket list of places to visit! The cuisine at Schalisee lake is receiving a make-over, Cervo-style: the famous CERVO fries with truffle oil and Parmesan – not to mention salads, drinks and music – await visitors to accompany the wakeboarding and water skiing. Ski resorts in the Swiss Alps, including Zermatt, Switzerland, shut down abruptly Friday night in response to coronavirus, at least through the end of April. Two Zermatt talents were among the award winners. The difference is that flow trails and Enduro routes go mainly downhill, unlike tour routes. Tradition Julen has new apartments and studios available to rent. If you would like to take part, you can register online. Why Visit Zermatt, Switzerland? August 2019 will be all about folklore music. The most important news, info and tips direct from the Matterhorn village – you’re always well informed with the Zermatt Newsletter. From 11 May 2020, restaurants, bars, shops, museums and sports facilities in Switzerland are allowed to be open again. In three of the nine total categories in Switzerland, Zermatt hotels are standing on the podium holding gold medals. Over the summer months in 2019, a new viewing platform has been built, offering more space so that guests and traffic can pass each other more easily. A new sound system will enhance the spinetingling atmosphere. Live musical accompaniment will be provided by the internationally renowned Alpine horn player, Eliana Burki. More treasure maps are available from the Randa tourism office. Cost: CHF 5 for each treasure hunt and family. The pop-up exhibition in the Shelter on the Gornergrat tells her story and that of adventurous alpinists from around the world who have climbed the mountain of mountains since then. The race will take place on 23 and 24 August 2019. The new, wider bridge is scheduled to open on 7 September 2019. The four participants for the "Matterhorn: Ladies please!" For the first time in the history of the World Cup, a race will take place over a national border. Following the anonymous demand of some mountain guides to close the Matterhorn, the Zermatt municipality, Zermatt Tourismus and the outdoor services provider Zermatters have confirmed that the Matterhorn will not be closed. 23,000 TripAdvisor travellers have had their say. We will be happy to advise you! A trail-blazing project. The ... A look into the SAC’s history reveals that this has been a constant dilemma, which first emerged at the end of the 19th century, when the mountains became more accessible. These include an avalanche course – training comprises two modules delivered over three days, resulting in the Swiss Mountain Training I and II certificates. Following on from the success of its inaugural event, Zurich–Zermatt will also take place in 2020 and 2021. The Zermatt Festival & Academy enchants Zermatt once again with classical music from 8 to 17 September 2017. ... News from Zermatt. Vouchers are valid for ten years and can be redeemed at over 100 partners across the destination, including restaurants, accommodation providers and shops, Zermatt Bergbahnen and zermatt.ch. The answers will give children a code that they can use to open the lock on the treasure chest in the tourism office. The Alpine Museum of Switzerland has a display of the most surprising and original Matterhorn products in the world at Gornergrat. “The rex” is partnering with ONA – a company that develops new gastronomy concepts – and will open a pop-up restaurant in the hotel, aimed at offering young chefs the opportunity to showcase their skill. This summer 2020, the new five-star superior holiday apartment “Mountain Chalet 4 You” will open in Furi. The "Matterhorn glacier ride" is an unrivalled combination of technology, design and ride comfort. What is it made of?" The menu will feature ‘Tapas around the world', including Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Thai tapas. Find out close up about global warming by observing changes in the Alpine landscape and glaciers? The Stoked Kids Club is now located in Schweigmatten, right outside Restaurant Alm. The Zermatt – Matterhorn ski area just keeps growing. The Traillove Festival took place last week in Zermatt. In addition to their hotel and apartments, Maisons Matthiol’s mountain holiday accommodation now includes two new chalets. The spa is open to non-residents. Hotel National has been undergoing refurbishments since the end of September and will re-open on 6 December 2019 with a new wellness area, new bedrooms and a new roof. The communities of Zermatt and Valtournenche have launched a cross-border collaboration, with a range of measures aimed at raising more awareness of the area at the foot of the Matterhorn. Zermatt Tourismus is eagerly awaiting the start of winter and will launch their version of an advent calendar on 1 November 2019. This crossing will be made possible by the addition of another structurally similar 3S cableway (tri-cable gondola lift) between Testa Grigia and the Matterhorn glacier paradise. A celebratory opening took place on Saturday 10 August 2019. The record confirms the continued growth in tourism for the area and inspires us to do even better. The “Clean & Safe” label shows which organisations have committed to these safety concepts. Hotel Mama Zermatt has taken over the former bar Gee’s and the former Cuckoo Club at Bahnhofstrasse 70 in Zermatt. The lodge remains closed while renovation and redesign work takes place. info@zermatt.ch, Zermatt Tourism  The young chef is well-known for taking his guests on a journey into the world of plant-based cuisine, but it’s not all about the ideology; the focus is on sharing hospitality and creative cuisine. Renovations and extension work are planned for 2020. At the opening event of Zermatt Unplugged, the Zermatt – Matterhorn destination and the festival organisers announced that they had carved their partnership in stone for the next five years. 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Posted on 01/01/2019 30/04/2020 by Mountain Exposure. The race which is open to the public, the Gornergrat Zermatt Marathon, takes place as usual the day before, on 6 July 2019. Registered members benefit from priority reservations, a range of discounts and access to special events. This is the only place in Switzerland to offer this type of fat biking. This year will also include a very special biking adventure – the "Traillove Derby". The first Indian restaurant in Zermatt is set to open in December 2020 at Bahnhofplatz 2 – the Golden India. An initiative that was successful worldwide. Outdoor experience providers Zermatters have responded to changing visitor requirements and created some new, innovative products. Work will be carried out from April to November, with everything redesigned from the ground up. The Europaweg between Grächen and Zermatt can be hiked again without a detour this summer. Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard, who circumnavigated the world in a solar plane from 2015 to 2016, has taken over the sponsorship of "Earth Plastic View". The breakfast room will be furnished with new upholstered chairs, leather armchairs and settees. There are also new products in the collection from Freitag. Every year, Karl Wild and his team name the best winter hotels in Switzerland. The product has a lightweight construction and is easy to use. Vouchers are valid for ten years and can be redeemed at over 150 partners throughout the destination, including Zermatt Bergbahnen, many restaurants, accommodation providers and shops.