Browsing entries tagged with Ischgl

5 Jul 2019

Work to start on Ischgl spa

Work to start on Ischgl spa

Work will begin later this summer on a €60million wellness complex in the Austrian ski resort of Ischgl. When finished, the Silvretta Therme will have a gigantic pool with separate swimming areas across…

18 Oct 2018

Lenny Kravitz to close Ischgl ski season next April

Lenny Kravitz to close Ischgl ski season next April

Rock legend Lenny Kravitz is to join the long list of great acts to close the season at the Austrian ski resort of Ischgl next April. Ischgl’s Top of the Mountain concerts are legendary in the ski world;…

6 Sep 2018

Fly to Innsbruck with British Airways, easyJet and Laudamotion

Fly to Innsbruck with British Airways, easyJet and Laudamotion

The Austrian Tirol is now much more accessible, due to British Airways, easyJet and Laudamotion increasing the number of flights to Innsbruck from the 9th December 2018. British Airways will run flights…

2 Aug 2018

Ischgl ski resort to host open air concert with Jason Derulo

Ischgl ski resort to host open air concert with Jason Derulo

The Tirolean ski resort of Ischgl is set up launch their forthcoming winter season with an open air concert by global superstar Jason Derulo. American singer Jason is a multi-platinum achieving star, and…

30 Nov 2017

Best season start in three years

Best season start in three years

“Nothing can now change the fact that snow conditions in the Alps in early December will be vastly better than they have been for the last three seasons,” says our snow guru Fraser Wilkin, founder…

21 Sep 2017

Ischgl upgrades Palinkopf ski lift

Ischgl upgrades Palinkopf ski lift

The Austrian ski resort of Ischgl is unveiling a luxurious new six-seater chairlift this season. The new high-speed Palinkopf chair, which replaces a 20-year-old four seater at a cost of €12million,…

1 Sep 2016

Ischgl opens wind-defying ski lift

Ischgl opens wind-defying ski lift

The Austrian ski resort of Ischgl will this winter open a new wind-defying eight-person chairlift this winter. The new €14m Flimjochbahn will be able to carry 3,200 skiers and boarders from the main…

2 Mar 2016

Muse to close Ischgl ski season

Muse to close Ischgl ski season

Ischgl continues to pull in the big names for its Top of the Mountain concerts — with rock band Muse now booked to close the 2015-16 ski season. The Austrian party resort is famous for its big-name concerts…

25 Nov 2015

Second snow storm arrives in the Alps

Second snow storm arrives in the Alps

In case it has escaped your notice, winter has arrived in the Alps. After weeks of warm, sunny weather, the forecast storms blew in over the weekend dumping up to 120cm of snow in places and delivering…

1 May 2015

Skiing continues in Val Thorens

Skiing continues in Val Thorens

The ski resort of Val Thorens in the Three Valleys, France has posted a nice advert for its current ski conditions – with more snow forecast over the weekend. The video snow report was posted onto YouTube…

7 Apr 2015

Another top act to close Ischgl

Another top act to close Ischgl

It might be April, but the snow hasn’t stopped, and the Austrian resort of Ischgl is already gearing up to its season finale “Top of the Mountain” concert. The record-breaking US band Thirty Seconds…

29 Jan 2015

Simon Cowell heads to Ischgl

Simon Cowell heads to Ischgl

Simon Cowell — that man we all love to hate — has taken to the slopes of Ischgl in Austria. Well, sort of. A 4m snow sculpture of The X Factor judge has been carved on the ski slopes of the Tirolean…

3 May 2014

Robbie Williams closes Ischgl season

Robbie Williams closes Ischgl season

Robbie Williams today pulled 25,000 people to the Austrian ski resort of Ischgl for its closing season concert. Opening the show with his classic Let Me Entertain You, Robbie had the packed audience on…

28 Apr 2014

Don’t stop skiing, it’s still snowing!

Don’t stop skiing, it’s still snowing!

It might be nearly May, but winter has returned to the Alps and some ski resorts in North America, bringing with it piles of fresh snow. In Europe, the northern French Alps and parts of Italy and much…

22 Mar 2014

Party season kicks off in the Alps

Party season kicks off in the Alps

Party season has kicked off in the Alps. From today (22 March) to 12 April, local DJs will be playing on the terraces of Verbier’s mountain restaurants, and the resort is offering 4 for 3: four nights…

13 Mar 2014

Three extra skiing weeks in Cortina

Three extra skiing weeks in Cortina

Cortina d’Ampezzo, in the Italian Dolomites, is the first European ski resort to announce it is extending its season. Excellent snow conditions on the slopes, which range from 1,225m to 2,930m, means…

20 Dec 2013

New lift opens Ischgl freeride terrain

New lift opens Ischgl freeride terrain

The Austrian ski resort of Ischgl opens its €18.5million (approximately £15.4m) Piz Val Gronda cable car on Sunday, which will give access to 100 hectares of freeride skiing. The much-anticipated lift…

10 Dec 2013

Robbie Williams to play in Ischgl

Robbie Williams to play in Ischgl

The Austrian party ski resort of Ischgl will be deluged with Robbie Williams fans at the end of the season — because the singer and occasional skier will be playing a concert at the top of the mountain.…

29 Nov 2013

Ski resorts open with fab snow

Ski resorts open with fab snow

More ski resorts across Europe and the US are opening this weekend — and not before time. This week’s snow report details “excellent” snow conditions across the Alps Yesterday, the Austrian party…

15 Nov 2013

More ski resorts open lifts early

More ski resorts open lifts early

This week’s snow report reveals a promising start to the season and there is more snow forecast this weekend — great news for those of us itching to get on the slopes. Whether you are in Europe or…

4 Apr 2013

Fab April snow: don’t stop skiing

Fab April snow: don’t stop skiing

The pistes are empty, the lift queues non-existent and resorts are planning their closing weekends…but the snow in most places is outstanding and the sun is out, so if you have a chance to get away…

7 Mar 2012

Ischgl concert gets Mariah Carey

Ischgl concert gets Mariah Carey

Popstar Mariah Carey will sing out Ischgl’s winter season at the Top of the Mountain Concert in April. In another successful sign-up for Ischgl, Carey will perform live at Idalp (the mid-mountain…

18 Jan 2012

Ischgl’s ice dragons

Ischgl’s ice dragons

Be prepared to be impressed if you’re in Ischgl this season: there are some fiery creatures lurking around the slopes. There has been ample snow for the resort’s annual snow sculpting competition,…

9 Sep 2011

Ischgl dressed for success

Ischgl dressed for success

Pop duo Roxette are lined up for Ischgl’s legendary season-opener concert, taking place on Saturday 26 November. Anyone remember ‘Joyride’, ‘Dressed for Success’, ‘Listen…

6 Apr 2011

Top-up snow for Austria

Top-up snow for Austria

While much talk is about winter slipping away and rapidly deteriorating pistes (which, yes, is evident in the recent ‘heatwave’), there has been new snow in Austria this week – which,…

14 Jan 2011

The Killers to play out Ischgl season

The Killers to play out Ischgl season

It’s another musical scoop for Ischgl. American band The Killers will play out the season at the Austrian resort’s Top of the Mountain concert on 30 April 2011. And with an extra bank holiday…

29 Nov 2010

Gossip rock Ischgl

Gossip rock Ischgl

Ischgl’s winter season opened on Friday 26 November with some of the best early snow for several years and a rocking performance from Beth Ditto and her Indie band Gossip. The US band braved temperatures…

8 Sep 2010

Gossip for Ischgl

Gossip for Ischgl

Ischgl is maintaining its tradition and lining up another top level gig to start the 2010/11 winter season. Indie rock band Gossip is set to energise the Ischgl slopes, with a fabulous concert lined…

29 Jun 2010

Bartelski races in Austria

Bartelski races in Austria

Former Alpine racing ace Konrad Bartelski was in action in Austria last weekend, not on skis but leading a British team in an international go-cart race in Ischgl. The thirty-strong teams from all over…

17 Jun 2010

More speedy links for Austria’s best

More speedy links for Austria’s best

Two of Austria’s, and indeed the world’s, best resorts for fast lifts are planning some more … In fact, it’s three resorts (one in Switzerland) if you count Ischgl and Samnaun separately.…

1 Jun 2010

Ski Total snaps up Ischgl chalet

Ski Total snaps up Ischgl chalet

Catered chalet specialist Ski Total has announced a fabulous addition to its winter 2010/11 collection: Ischgl in Austria. And with it, a brand new 4-star chalet hotel. There are few British tour operators…

4 May 2010

Keys concert a success

Keys concert a success

Ischgl ended its winter season with a spectacular concert at the weekend. The US star Alicia Keys wowed 15,000 fans at Idalp with a rocking performance. Most of the crowd were skiers and snowboarders enjoying…

30 Apr 2010

Ischgl to close with Keys gig

Ischgl to close with Keys gig

Ischgl is all set to close out the 2009/10 winter season with the Top of the Mountain concert on Saturday 1 May. This year Alicia Keys will entertain the crowds at Idalp, performing such hits as ‘Empire…

20 Jan 2010

Vikings in Ischgl

Vikings in Ischgl

The Vikings have invaded Ischgl. Well, it’s not quite the Kirk Douglas troop from the famous 1958 film; it’s Vickie the Viking and friends - and they are snow sculptures. Ten pairs of skilled sculptors…

11 Jan 2010

Ischgl books Keys and freeriding

Ischgl books Keys and freeriding

Ischgl has already announced who will play out the season at the legendary open-air concert: Alicia Keys. Keys is a US pop star, whose album The Elements of Freedom is doing extremely well in the British…

23 Nov 2009

Ischgl in shape to party

Ischgl in shape to party

Here’s a boost to the gloomy news that some resorts are sending in right now: Ischgl is looking in fine form for its November opening on Friday. The slopes of the Austrian resort are in good shape,…

9 Sep 2009

Katy Perry to play Ischgl

Another chart-topping pop star will be hot-footing-it down to Ischgl in November, to launch the 2009/10 winter season. US talent Katy Perry will perform at the Austrian resort’s season-opening…

23 Feb 2009

Ischgl so lucky with Kylie gig

Showbiz spotlight resort Ischgl has announced another top class act to close out the 2008/09 season: Australian pop icon, Kylie Minogue.The Austrian resort has announced that Kylie will perform at…

5 Oct 2008

Talent show star to launch Ischgl’s season

X marks the spot…Get on down to Ischgl for a bit of X-factor performance to stomp in the new season:  Special guest pop star, Britain’s Leona Lewis will perform at Ischgl’s legendary…

6 May 2008

Ischgl’s season goes out with a bang

Ischgl’s winter season ended at the weekend -  with blue skies, plenty of snow and a rocking good concert. For 25,000 skiers and boarders, Sir Elton John’s concert was a great way to party…

20 Feb 2008

Bands announced for Ischgl concerts

Ischgl has announced another cracking musical line-up for its legendary Top of the Mountain concerts. Following last year’s star acts Melanie C and the Scissor Sisters, and this year’s opener…

19 Sep 2007

No umbrella’s needed in Ischgl

Are you ready to party Austrian style. It has just been announced that chart-topper Rihanna will perform at Ischgl’s famous season opening concert in December. The Barbados-born star has recently…

25 Jan 2006

Status Quo to rock Ischgl

Status Quo will be rocking all over the snow at Ischgl’s traditional end-of-season Top of the Mountain concerts. Austria’s party capital has announced that the jean-clad rock stars will perform…

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