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Welcome to the Austrian National Tourist Office Newsroom

Austria is a country with scenery beyond comparison and a warm hospitality welcoming all. Cycle through lush green valleys or walk amongst spectacular mountains criss-crossed with sparkling streams in summer. Come winter, it’s time to head to well-groomed pistes and snowy mountain summits for stunning panoramas. No matter what time of year, Austria awaits you with fresh air, individuality, “Gemütlichkeit” and value for money.

This website contains all recent press releases and news alerts from the Austrian National Tourist Office, which we invite you to use for research and inspiration. You'll also find information about press events and press trips to Austria. For news from the Austrian National Tourist Office delivered straight to your inbox, please suscribe to our press newsletter at the end of this webpage.

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Austrian Winter Adventures Away From the Slopes


We all love skiing but there's plenty of other winter activities to try out in Austria, too. Find out more about ice baths, husky sledging and winter kayaking.

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Meet Our New Press Manager


Let us introduce you to our newest team member Marie de Waal who will be your number one contact for press inquiries and press trips.

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New entry rules in Austria


Due to the rapid Omicron spread, Austria has implemented stricter entry rules. The UK is now classified as a virus variant country. The new rules in a nutshell.

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Update: Winter holidays with kids and teenagers


Travelling to Austria with your family? Teenagers can now obtain a so-called "Holiday Ninja Pass" to access hotels, restaurants, and ski lifts.

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Austria is reopening


The nationwide 3-week-lockdown ended on 12 December. Skiing holidays in Austria are back on! Check out all the details and regional measures here.

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Temporary Lockdown in Austria


Due to rising COVID-19 cases in Austria, a new temporary lockdown came in effect on 22 November for a maximum of 3 weeks. Read more about the current restrictions here.

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Austrian National Tourist Office
Martina Jamnig
4th Floor, 54 Hatton Garden
London EC1N 8HN

Tel:07825 267 630