This translates as an occupancy rate of 55 percent â a result no one had expected. Exactly like the Hotel Admiral, the new hotel has a co-working space, managed by PuraWorka. 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. In July 2020, Schlosshotel Zermatt is expected to open their new âSchlossCottageâ in the centre of Zermatt. It will now be a living museum and is also available for events. The season pass, and all other Flex products, are available online. Zermatt - Matterhorn is going live once again on the social media channels Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Skiers can now use the Furggsattel glacier lift to access up to 23 km of pistes in the Matterhorn ski paradise. The small but dedicated team is never far away and are always happy to help. This is aimed at families with children over 5 years old. From the beginning of the 2018/19 winter season, passengers will be able to use the new cableway to reach the Klein Matterhorn. The young talent competition, Marmite Youngster 2020, took place in Zurich on 2 December 2019. The winning applicants: Judith Wernli, radio presenter Anne-Sophie Thilo, former professional yachtswoman Sue Hirschi, nurse Steffi Hunziker, web and multimedia publisher The women will undergo intensive training in Zermatt from 11-18 July 2019 before climbing the Matterhorn on 19 July 2019. The Stafelalp mountain restaurant above Zermatt, with views of the north face of the Matterhorn, will re-open on 22 December 2018. 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. The interior furnishings store Destination Home will be relocating at the beginning of July to Haus Annelis at Steinmattstrasse 2. Due to the current situation in connection with the Coronavirus, the Swiss authorities have ordered that in the Zermatt - Matterhorn destination all cable cars and mountain railways cease operation with immediate effect until at least 30 April 2020. The brand was launched at the Kitchen Party that took place on Friday 17 August 2018. This year, three-star hotels were in the spotlight â and five Zermatt establishments impressed the jury. Thanks to lucky weather and protective measures, it was a complete success. Fans of Swiss cheese, in a group of maximum four people, can enjoy a chat over some fondue in the old Stockhorn gondola. The Zermatt ski region has been awarded first place nationally and second place internationally in the poll for "Best Ski Resort 2018". ZERMATT LUXURY CHALETS Selected apartments and hotels. As part of the "Matterhorn: Ladies please" project, four women have been training intensively over the last few months to climb the Matterhorn. This means bikers can now indulge their cycling passion on 220 km of trails, which have new signposts at the trail intersections (e.g. The Flower app from Pro Natura Aargau has been available for downloading for a few days now. The best chef has also been nominated â and itâs a top chef from Zermatt. The work is scheduled to be completed in time for summer 2019. Many other Zermatt hotels were also distinguished. This is the only place in Switzerland to offer this type of fat biking. The expansion includes new restaurant concepts and the construction of a new chalet. These include a news feed, webcams, an events calendar, a live piste map, weather info and a ticket shop with a 5% discount on all tickets for guests. From summer 2019, TÃ¤sch will have a new bike trail. The Ferdinand Pop-up Hotel will open, however, so that visitors can still spend their summer holidays in Cervo. GaultMillau has selected the 850 best restaurants in Switzerland for 2019. This means that after four days, guests can once again arrive and depart without difficulties. There is also a map with a filter function showing the closest restaurants, shops and other facilities. A generous brunch will be available in the morning, coffee and snacks will be on the menu throughout the day, and dinner will be served in the evening. Snow-Online has once again selected the crÃ¨me de la crÃ¨me of winter sports â the ten best ski resorts in the world for the 2018/2019 winter season. Two Zermatt hotels feature in the main category, âTop Hotels in Switzerlandâ. Be there, take part, share experiences â this is now possible with the Matterhorn Blog. Tradition Julen Zermatt is one of the three companies who will face this challenge. For the first time in the history of the World Cup, a race will take place over a national border. The âMILESTONE Premiereâ goes to PrivateDeal. The rather outdated âRothorn Photopointâ and âTrockener Steg Photopointâ have been upgraded. The Schalisee is the perfect place to relax; guests can cool off in the lake or enjoy a refreshing drink from the snack bar. The main exhibition is still open in the Vernissage. Hotel Alex is renovating the saunas, quiet areas, steam baths and multi-sensory showers. The product has a lightweight construction and is easy to use. They both bring a wealth of experience with them, as they used to manage the GandegghÃ¼tte. The biking paradise of Zermatt has lots of news to announce, including eight new bike trails to add to the existing thirteen, some of which have also been changed slightly. Every year, the Sonntagszeitung newspaper publishes a hotel guide ranking the best hotels in Switzerland in different categories. In the Bahnhofstrasse exhibition, products will include chairs and tables from Heinz Julen Design, accessories from Restaurant Chez Vrony and exhibition pieces from other artists. If you would like to take part, you can register online. Lounge chairs provide superb comfort and a concierge caters to the needs of passengers. 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. Until 26 May, three Upper Valais artists will be exhibiting their work in a moving Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn train. The details, however, will be kept under wraps until summer 2019. Knowing more means living more. Newly confirmed for Zermatt Unplugged 2019 are Boy George & Culture Club and James Bay in the Marquee Stage; Tom Odell, Michael Kiwanuka, Jacob Banks and Milow at The Alex; Tom Rosenthal and Alex Clare at the Sunnegga Sessions; and Charlie Cunningham, L'aupaire, Hugo Barriol, Jack and the Weatherman, and Isaac Gracie at the Vernissage. At the end of November 2019, âZermatt Selectionâ will open its doors. The audience at the tenth edition of the Zermatt Unplugged music festival may expect many improvements, along with a colourful array of established artists, such as Stephan Eicher and Paolo Nutini and some exciting new talents (from 4 to 8 April 2017). Zermatt will das Matterhorn nicht sperren. Because he was the first man to climb the Matterhorn a hundred years ago on Wednesday, they have ... Why Zermatt is the best get away in Switzerland, Tips To Avoid Injuries and Difficulties during Hiking in Zermatt, HOW TO BOOK TICKETS FROM INDIA TO ZERMATT, The Conflicts Behind 150th Anniversary Part 2, The Conflicts Behind 150th Anniversary Part 1, Cinema Lounge Placed at Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, Centenary Celebration of Matterhorn Part 2, Centenary Celebration of Matterhorn Part 1. However, customers won't need to go without their favourite Biner products, as the Fuchs range will be expanded to include some BÃ¤ckerei Biner specialities. Ticket sales for the newly confirmed acts will begin on December 12, 2019. A new concept has also been launched, plus renovations have been carried out on the lobby, lounge bar and bedrooms. Zermatt can be reached again by train. After around two-and-a-half yearsâ construction work, the "Matterhorn glacier ride" â the worldâs highest 3S cableway â has finally opened as planned, and Zermatt has gained a new attraction. In Zermatt they are simply spectacular. Regular guests and locals have a very good culinary memory of Rufibach. At 4,478 metres, the majestic Matterhorn – certainly the most famous mountain in Europe – looms over the breathtaking Alpine panorama. The outcome: Zermatt wins the title. Â«Ski ChaletÂ» is the new restaurant addition at the Silvana Mountain Hotel, which will open its doors on 27 November 2020. On 2 and 3 November 2020, Zermatt will hold Digital Days for the first time; this event is taking place for the fourth time in Switzerland, this year in 23 locations. The village of Randa and its many hamlets can look back on a long history. Locals and visitors to the destination will soon be able to experience delicious, authentic Indian cuisine in a relaxing atmosphere. Out of the 32 rooms, 8 will undergo a complete redesign, and two bedrooms will be combined to create a suite. Roman Codina is the new director of the Parkhotel Beau Site. Posted in Zermatt News The New Matterhorn Glacier Ride 3s Cable-Car. Or in summer the Zermatt Bike Pass or Peak Pass for unlimited journeys on all the cable cars and lifts? The premiÃ¨re of "MATTERHORN: NO LADIES PLEASE!" The 18th European Mountain Running Championships are set to be held at the foot of the Matterhorn in 2019. The three-hour fatbike tour takes you over snowy paths in the darkness. 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. Ticket sales for the first part of the program starts on November 8, 2019. The new spa concept includes the use of the cannabis ingredient cannabidiol (CBD). No wonder that it's not the first time for the AirPano team to come here for creating panoramas and 360 video. A new visitor centre with comfortable seating plus entertainment and information facilities form the heart of the renovated Air Zermatt heliport. Outdoor experience providers Zermatters have responded to changing visitor requirements and created some new, innovative products. During October and November 2019, the Hotel Alex will be refurbishing the Alex Lounge Bar, the breakfast room and the wellness centre. From noon to noon live before New Years Eve on social media channels of Zermatt Tourismus. Daniel F. Lauber from the Cervo Mountain Boutique Resort is the new President of the Zermatt Hoteliersâ Association. 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. Over 150 creative application videos were received - and the four participants have been selected. In summer 2019, Zermatt â Matterhorn will offer visitors a second treasure hunt in the village. On 3, 4, 7, 10 and 31 August, local folklore musicians will play on the terrace of the Riffelberg self-service restaurant. This year, it will be mystical: ice artists create a snow palace with fortresses, castles and god-like formations. Advance ticket sales for MATTERHORN: NO LADIES PLEASE! 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 KirchbrÃ¼cke is the perfect place from which to take a photo of the Matterhorn. These include speciality beers made in-house - the popular classics, âMatterhornâ and âMonte Rosaâ as well as seasonal specialities. 8.15 am - 11.15 am. Sport | Talstation Matterhorn Express 8.15 Uhr | Zermatt. From 25 October to 12 January, there will be a Zermatt chalet in the Swiss capital, selling local meats and cheeses and bringing a touch of the Zermatt winter. The ideal travel companion: The new products also include guided cross-country skiing, carving lessons on the pistes and ski tour taster courses for anyone who has not done a ski tour before. The shop will be open all day, 365 days a year, and will sell pictures, lamps and clothing items designed by Heinz Julen. Parents can watch their children from the road or from the restaurant terrace. This winter, thereâs a fantastic new item on the menu â from 11 December 2020 to 11 April 2021, up-and-coming Zurich chef Noah Rechsteiner and his team will be introducing his âANOAHâ concept to the Manud, inviting guests to a plant-based dinner, available Tuesday to Saturday evenings. A treasure map will lead children to eight stations where they answer questions. The Ari Resort in Zermatt now has a new wellness area. Grandsire previously worked as a patissier in Hotel Mirabeau and is originally from France. Zermatt Tourism looked for four women to climb the Matterhorn and share their experiences with the world on social media. He is now retiring. Zermatt once again came out on top in 2020 in the Swiss Milestone tourism prize, gaining an award for the Matterhorn illumination #hope. Now all the main acts have been confirmed, including Rea Garvey and Richard Marx, GÃ©rard Depardieu and Rainhard Fendrich. After that, it will be fully renovated both inside and out. Anyone who purchased a voucher automatically received an additional ten percent of the value. The Swiss Tourism Federation has recognised the family-friendly achievements of the Matterhorn destination, awarding it the "Family Destination" quality label for 2019-2021. Musical accompaniment for the Zermatt Open Air Theatre 2019 is provided by world-renowned alphorn player, Eliana Burki. The results for Zermatt can be marveled at: 18 Zermatt restaurants were awarded points â with 17 for the best. The guitars of Kaiser Chiefs, the long-refrained and resounding voice of Dido, and the thrilling rap-pop mix of Cro in unplugged guise: The line-up of the 13th Zermatt Unplugged Festival (14-18 April 2020) has it all. Twenty teams of European students have been considering this question as part of the Igluna Project. The Zermatt ski region offers its guests a great benefit with its digital offering. For ten years, researchers from ETH Zurich have been collecting data from the HÃ¶rnligrat ridge on the Matterhorn. Tele Info Zermatt has broadcast the news from the resort for 18 years. The whole of the fourth floor is also being completely renovated, with all the suites, family rooms and double rooms on this floor getting a brand new look. Renovations and extension work are planned for 2020. The World Ski Awards were created in 2013 and is the sister organisation of World Travel Awards. The "Ikon Pass" links 41 destinations on five continents. Rock, pop, chanson and hip-hop: The line-up of the 13th Zermatt Unplugged (14-18 April 2020) is multi-faceted and does not miss out on one or another surprise. The balcony offers views of the Matterhorn. Destinations Food & Drink News … This year, eleven Zermatt hotels made the list. The event is being brought forward by a month but will still take place in conjunction with the Traillove Mountain Bike Festival. On 28 November 2019, the Zermatt Hoteliersâ Association is partnering with Ritzy, Zermatt Impulse and Lebensraum Zermatt to host the first Sustainable Day in Zermatt. In Zermatt, you can now go fat biking at night. The post carriage was commissioned in Bahnhofplatz on Wednesday 4 September 2019. The spa is open to non-residents. Die Pisten 63, 64, 65, 66 und 70 von Trockener Steg bis Furgg werden zum Wochenende hin geÃ¶ffnet. ... News from Zermatt. Simply log in to access free internet access between the car park in TÃ¤sch and the Gornergrat â on all shuttle trains and the Gornergrat Bahn. The âApparthotel Casa Vanessaâ is now called â22 SUMMITS Apartmentsâ and will be renovated in summer 2020. Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestlé named top plastic polluters. August 2019 will be all about folklore music. It is the connection between GrÃ¤chen and Zermatt along the Europaweg at a dizzying height. Zermatt welcomes the Enduro World Series in 2019 and 2020 and brings the Enduro World Cup to Switzerland for the very first time. They do, however, have one thing in common - the visitors are from Switzerland. The global social media community will be part of this production. Jonas Gass, Co-Director of the Hotel Nomad, wins in the âFuture Leadersâ category, while Hanna Rychener Kistler wins the âLifetimeâ award. Even the Zermatt Unplugged music festival will take place, albeit in a different format that's been adapted to the current situation. On Saturday 22 November 2019, more facilities and pistes were opened to skiers. Advance ticket sales for all ticket categories start on December 15, 2017. This year, it will be exotic: ice artists will create a snow palace featuring animals of the underwater world out of snow and ice. Occupancy rates in the Zermatt â Matterhorn destination rose slightly in the 2019 financial year compared to the previous year, caused by significant numbers of guests coming to the destination in the off-seasons. The "Zer Mama Bistro", which will welcome the new Hotel Mamaâs guests on the ground floor, will also open in December. The results: Zermatt is on the podium for the fifth time in a row. The rating platform TripAdvisor has published the winners of the Travellersâ Choice Awards with Zermatt as the absolute head of the pack. After spending several years transporting guests from near and far between Zermatt and Trockener Steg, the time came for a new look. A Scottish company developed a road surface which includes recycled plastic. There you can take in the full panoramic view of the Matterhorn from its best side. All you need is your cable car ticket and a fantastic selfie at the summit. The annual World Travel Awards are famous travel and tourism awards around the world. Thereâs a new arrival at the top of the list â Zermatt. Which cities, towns and villages were the most common Google searches by Swiss people in 2018? The twenty student projects will be split up into two locations: in the Glacier Palace of the Matterhorn glacier paradise and at the Vernissage Art Gallery of the Backstage Hotel. The route is 6 km long and takes approx. Pistes 6, 7, 11, 19, 29 and 36 will be accessible, expanding the ski area to 62 kilometres of pistes. The 2020 winter season will see the opening of Bar und Club Mamacita, which will be all about South American culture, including spicy food, incredible drinks and live music every evening. Regular guests and locals also always find something new and surprising. Zermatt â Matterhorn had a positive financial year and reported an increase in occupancy rates. The project will be launched with an event on 19 July 2019. This means Cervo will remain closed throughout summer 2020. Since the Chalet Hotel SchÃ¶negg has met a number of admission criteria, it belongs to the prestigious Relais & ChÃ¢teaux association. Costing CHF 120 per person for more than three people, it includes all equipment. Experience Zermatt from your home: using the new "SBB VR" app. Between November 2017 and October 2018, a record number of visitors stayed in the Zermatt â Matterhorn destination. The company makes natural products in Switzerland containing no preservatives, fragrances or colourants. In November 2017, a new Igloo Village will be created in Zermatt at Rotenboden with a restaurant, outdoor bar, overnight accommodations, Whirlpool and the best view of the Matterhorn. 2 hours. Who will over-take the champion? The collection offers T-shirts, thermos flasks, pullovers, hats and socks. The tour is available every Thursday from December to the middle of March, and may be available daily on request. The company saw an increase in revenue both from year-round excursion tourism (+8.3%) and winter sports (+3.5%). The Zermatt â Matterhorn ski area just keeps growing. These special cabins are studded with Swarovski crystals and also have a glass floor that changes from milkywhite to clear three minutes into the journey. The traditional climbing routes have been cleared and cleaned on the Riffelhorn in the GornerflÃ¼e region. From 18-22 September 2019, Zermatt will celebrate its love of biking with the second year of the Traillove Alpine Mountain Bike Festival. The Zermatt â Matterhorn destination is striving to protect guests and employees against COVID-19 as much as possible. Read now Alpine Crossing. Among the winners is also the Zermatt hotel, The Omnia. Pass holders have access to all destinations. The results for Zermatt can be marveled at: 17 Zermatt restaurants were among them, with the best awarded 17 points. âThe rexâ is partnering with ONA â a company that develops new gastronomy concepts â and will open a pop-up restaurant in the hotel, aimed at offering young chefs the opportunity to showcase their skill. Over nine months, the three participating companies will work on improving their waste management, reducing their CO2 emissions and optimising their processes. It is all being constructed with natural stone tiles and mature wood, to create an Alpine atmosphere. A new multimedia experience all about the Matterhorn and the incredible views of the 29 surrounding four-thousanders is coming to the Gornergrat. The race which is open to the public, the Gornergrat Zermatt Marathon, takes place as usual the day before, on 6 July 2019. The Omnia and the Alpine Gourmet Prato Borni have both been awarded one star. Home to the most photographed mountain of Switzerland, the Matterhorn, Zermatt should be on everyone’s bucket list of places to visit! Services such as organising breakfast and shopping will also be available. The Rubin family had to stop managing the hut for health reasons, but Richard Lehner (Zermatt mountain guide) and Kilian Emmenegger (Zermatt ski instructor) have been confirmed as the new managers. Sport | ZERMATTERS Homebase 8.30 Uhr | Zermatt, Sport | Gondelbahn Sunnegga-Blauherd Talstation | Zermatt, Sport | Talstation Matterhorn Express 9.00 Uhr | Zermatt. They will all show the world via their social media channels what it is like to climb the Matterhorn. You can find information on all our COVID-19 measures and restrictions here. Proof, if any were needed, that Zermatt’s hotels, holiday apartments, mountain railways and cableways, ski schools and restaurants offer ... Zermatt wears a happy-go-lucky, bank holiday air at the height of the summer season, but there are two places in it which bring you up with a jolt. Zermatt sits at the foot of the Matterhorn and is surrounded by the impressive peaks of the Swiss Alps. The opening of the worldâs highest 3S cableway to the Matterhorn glacier paradise in the autumn of 2018 was just the first stage in the realization of a much more far-reaching vision: the creation of a continuous cableway connection between Zermatt and Italy â the so-called "Alpine Crossing". A premiÃ¨re with a breathtaking backdrop, a moving and emotional story and a delighted audience. Itâs time for the third act of the Zermatt Open Air Theatre, which in 2019 will present "MATTERHORN: NO LA-DIES PLEASE!" The 360-square metre wellness and spa area will have a new swimming pool, fitness centre, childrenâs pool, new treatment rooms and a new wellness zone. The first e-bus arrived in Zermatt thirty years ago â an incredible achievement that will be celebrated on Saturday 21 July 2018. Breakfast, half board and daily cleaning options can also be added on request. It sells bread, sandwiches and baked goods. It is by nothing more than an accident that Zermatt’s festivities this week have been attached to the name of Edward Whymper. The building will also be a cultural meeting point. Always up to date. A group of interested people has founded a new Alp corporation. With information, tips and weather forecasts, itâs the ideal travel companion in the Zermatt â Matterhorn destination. Zermatt is a car-free village in the upper Valais, one of the alpine cantons of Switzerland.It's probably best known as a platform for skiing and mountaineering, especially on the mountain which towers above the village, the Matterhorn.The surroundings are breathtaking but this comes at a price: Accommodation in Zermatt is among the most expensive in Switzerland.