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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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Trailblazing Women in Austria


Meet two women - an eco-friendly pioneer and a mountain leader - making an impact on Austria's sustainability and hospitality scenes today. Plus: three enriching experiences on offer for female travellers.

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Ice, ice baby: where to skate, dive and climb across Austria's frozen landscapes


Holiday plans might sadly be 'on ice', but we can still look ahead, gather inspiration and get excited for future travels. This week, we're taking a look at the experiences on offer across Austria's frozen landscapes in SalzburgerLand, Tirol and Carinthia.

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The Sun Rises on a New Year: Three of Austria's Best Sunrise Experiences


From rewarding early-morning summit hikes, to delicious breakfasts enjoyed while overlooking the land and sipping champagne, here are three sunrise experiences in Austria for when we can travel again.

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COVID-19 Lockdown Update 21.12.2020


New, stricter lockdown rules have been in effect in Austria since 21st December 2020, scheduled to last until 17th January 2021 at the earliest. More information can be found on this page and via

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Austrian National Tourist Office introduces 'Vorfreude' competition, helping Brits look forward to travel in 2021


UK residents can head to to nominate a friend or family who they know really deserves an incredible holiday, and they'll be in with a chance of winning a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Austria, to be taken next year.

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Sustainability Focus: Greener Skiing in Austria


From snow management and energy production to the use of local ingredients and slippers made from recycled bottles, here are some of the ways in which Austria is helping to make ski holidays greener.

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