I n t e ra l pe n Mag az i n For guests and friends of the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol
A world leader in quality and service
Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol is now a member of â€œThe Leading Hotels of the Worldâ€?
New ways to total relaxation The Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol presents its new Spa treatments
Preserve nature, preserve quality of life Renovation work improves our energy efficiency
Editorial / Contents
Dear guests, 4
For the staff at the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol, 2012 began with an especially good piece of news: on 1 January this year we were accepted into the exclusive circle of “The Leading Hotels of the World”.
A world leader in quality and service
This is not only a great distinction, of which we are incredibly proud, but also a great responsibility for the future. A condition of this membership is that we continue to offer unparalleled levels of service and the highest quality accommodation to our guests. Ultimately, we have only one desire, to provide you with the perfect holiday here on Seefeld’s high plateau.
Preserve nature, preserve quality of life
Our obsession with quality is reflected in the latest phase of renovations, during which we have paid close attention to the use of the finest materials in order to preserve our pristine environment and further reduce our carbon footprint. Our new building insulation is at the cutting edge of technology and the renovation of our swimming pool has also resulted in considerable energy savings.
A swinging jubilee
In this latest edition of the Interalpen-Magazin you can read all our news and some inspiring ideas for your next visit, from our Tirolean Autumn Festival to golf tournaments to hiking holidays for the whole family.
New ways to total relaxation
We look forward to welcoming you once more in person. With best wishes, 12
Your children in safe hands Your team at the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol
Great prospects for 2012
The first hotels to join from outside Europe were the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles, the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong and the Ritz Carlton, Montreal, thereby creating The Leading Hotels of the World. By the end of 1980 there were 235 Leading Hotels worldwide and regional subsidiaries in the USA, Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America.
A distinction for the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol
A world leader in quality and service “The Leading Hotels of the World” has accepted the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol as a new member. The Leading Hotels of the World is the renowned umbrella organisation of international luxury hospitality, representing 430 of the finest hotels and resorts in the world. Its headquarters are in New York, and there are 22 branches worldwide. The organisation was founded in 1928, when a group of visionary European hoteliers decided to create
an exclusive quality standard under the banner of The Luxury Hotels of Europe and Egypt. The founding members were 38 grand hotels which between them offered a total of 9,000 rooms and suites to a discerning clientele. Membership included such legendary establishments as the Negresco in Nice, Mena House in Cairo and King David Hotel in Jerusalem. Right from the beginning, the Luxury
Hotels of Europe and Egypt under stood the finer points of hospitality: in 1928 the Hotel Ritz in Madrid offered an at the time unimagined luxury of a telephone in every bedroom. In 1971 the Board of Directors widened its portfolio to include nonEuropean hotels, to accommodate the needs of discerning guests who were increasingly travelling worldwide.
To become a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, hotels must meet the highest standards of accommodation, service, cuisine, staff and facilities. The Leading Hotels of the World association does not recruit members; interested hotels must apply for membership. After a strict selection and accreditation process, only the best establishments are accepted into the circle of The Leading Hotels of the World. Each member hotel is quality checked every 18 months, when inspectors from Leading Quality Assurance check in anonymously and evaluate their stay against a membership manual, which includes 1,500 quality standards. In this way a hotel can demonstrate its continual upholding of quality standards.
The Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol is very pleased to have passed this very exacting process. We were the first hotel in the Tirol to be awarded 5 star superior status, and membership of The Leading Hotels of the World is further confirmation of the passion and commitment of our staff. At the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol the well being of our guests is the focus of all we do and it is our belief that personal service is the most important feature of a successful holiday. Especially in the hospitality sector, intuitive service, attentiveness and personal dedication are the essential qualities of service personnel. We would therefore like to take this opportunity to thank every member of the hotel staff most sincerely for their contribution to our success. We are proud to belong to the 430 best hotels in the world, and see this distinction above all as the motivation to raise our quality standards to an unparalleled level. Regular inspections by Leading Quality Assurance will certainly lead us to redouble our efforts. Ultimately, a hotel is not measured by how good it is but by how much better it can become.
An exclusive community:
Las Vegas, USA
Riad, Saudi Arabia
* Affiliation of 430 select hotels and resorts
* Membership manual specifies 1,500 quality standards
* Highest standards of accommodation, service, cuisine, staff and facilities
* Regular quality inspections
by Leading Quality Assurance Moscow, Russia
Monte Carlo, Monaco
The exceptional service provided by our staff of more than 230 is an essential element of our success
Special Arrangement 26 April – 10 November 2012
Tirol Deluxe The perfect package for two to enjoy the idyllic delights of the Tirol and put the sparkle back in your life! Let us pamper you from the first day of your stay to the last. Enjoy a romantic excursion with your partner away from everyday stresses and share the freedom of lazy days in a peaceful and tranquil setting.
* Tirolean gift basket and a bottle of
champagne on arrival in your room
* 1 romantic horse and coach ride through the scenic Wildmoos nature reserve (1 hour)
* 1 Alpine body wrap and massage * Option of breakfast or dinner served in your room (no supplement)
* 3 nights in an apartment type 2 (68 m2)
* Including the InteralpenStandard package
Price per person in a double room from € 751
Energy efficiency at the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol
Preserve nature, preserve quality of life Extensive rebuilding measures have significantly increased the hotel’s energy efficiency.
The Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol has been extensively modernised in the last few years
When Dr Hans Liebherr commissioned the construction of the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol in 1981, he had a very special vision: to preserve the beauty of nature for the benefit of future guests. He was determined that the environment should not be harmed by the construction of the hotel. For example 1,200 new trees were planted on ecological compensation areas. In addition the hotel was designed to be
heated exclusively by electricity, a novelty at the time. Using electricity produced by low emission fuel gave the hotel a very favourable CO2 balance in comparison with other hotels. The former mayor of Telfs, Helmut Kopp comments: “On its completion the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol was the most environmentally friendly hotel in the Tirol”. It was also of great
importance to Dr. Liebherr that the hotel should be integrated harmoniously into the landscape: the underground garage ensures that parked cars do not detract from the magnificent Alpine panoramas beyond. Of course, technology has made great strides since those days and new measures to protect the environment are constantly being developed. It is
always a particular challenge to bring such a generously proportioned hotel complex up to the latest standards of energy efficiency. However, it does not usually make good economic or ecological sense to rebuild from new, specific renovation measures generally proving more appropriate. Philip Wohlfarth of Zurich architects monoplan explains the fundamental principle: “We evaluate every project for its appropriateness and sustainability. We aim to retain the positive aspects, use the existing structures, and plan for the future as part of a strategy for continuous improvement of the hotel.” In 2005 the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol built its own gas-fired central boiler house with long distance heating, which serves all the surrounding buildings. The hotel can therefore provide all its own heating, cleanly and efficiently.
Between 2007 and 2009 the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol saw major developments and improvements, in particular the renovation of all bedrooms and major sections of the hotel. Wohlfarth notes that high standards were set for the modernisation works: “As a result of these improvements we achieved such a good efficiency rating that we met the strict regulations for energy renovations set by the Province of Tirol in full”. During the renovation, full facade insulation was installed, existing thermal bridges were analysed with thermal imaging cameras and insulated as necessary. The installation of triple insulated glazing throughout the hotel significantly reduced heat loss from the building. Complete replacement of the building’s mechanical services has enabled more efficient supply of hot water. Lower flow pipe temperatures, high-
specification insulation of the plumbing system and state of the art heat recovery systems have also resulted in considerable energy savings. Since renovation the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol has achieved the highest energy classification for heat insulation. Wohlfarth summarises: “We are now achieving a reduction of 496 tonnes of CO2 emissions per annum, thereby significantly reducing our carbon footprint”. The next major project in planning is the renovation of the hotel roof, to further improve the energy efficiency of the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol. The hotel continues to intensively research new ecological solutions, explains the architect: “In the future it will be even more vital to think in terms of ecology and sustainability to make our contribution to the preservation of the env ironment”.
Seefeld-Wildmoos Golf Club is just 900 metres from the hotel
10. Cabrio Treffen
4. Classic Car Days
Golf Arrangement 10. GOLF TROPHY 18 – 21 July 2012
This trophy competition is a very special
4 – 7 July 2012
6 – 9 September 2012
event for amateur golfers. The four day
Bring your soft-top to our jubilee rally
Experience fabulous road trips into the
event includes a high quality entertain-
and enjoy an exciting social programme.
Tirolean Alps with your pride and joy
* Tee-off and welcome gift * Practice round at Mieming Golf Club * Trophy Tournament at Seefeld-Wildmoos Golf Club
* Get-together on Wednesday * Cocktail reception on Friday * Winner’s dinner with prize-giving on Friday
* Green fees and competition entry * Use of driving range and driving range balls
th * Refreshments at the 12 hole
* Brunch on Saturday * 3 nights in an apartment type 2 (68 m2)
* Including the InteralpenStandard luxury package
Per person in a double room € 820
and join in the social programme.
* Welcome evening with
A swinging jubilee The Interalpen-Golf Trophy attracts passionate golfers from all over the world to the Tirolean Alps for a tenth year.
Golf Challenge rounds. For the first time this year there are a total of six tournaments where golfers can qualify for the Trophy.
The Interalpen-Golf Challenge Jubilee Year 2012 Friday, 11 May 2012
Stuttgart, GC Hetzenhof Sunday, 13 May 2012
It’s no surprise that the InteralpenGolf Trophy has enjoyed such popularity for so many years as SeefeldWildmoos Golf Club is one of the Leading Golf Courses of Austria. Set at a picturesque 1,300 m altitude, the 18-hole course offers breathtaking views of the Alps.
Per person in a double room for single occupancy € 1,000
champagne and canapés
10th Interalpen-Golf Trophy
The Interalpen-Golf Trophy is a very special experience for every
participant. It takes the form of a Stableford tournament against handicap and winners of the Trophy can expect coveted prizes such as a holiday at the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol or top of the range golf equipment.
Weiden /Regensburg, GC Schwanhof Friday, 1 June 2012
Frankfurt, Frankfurter GC Sunday, 3 June 2012
Heidelberg /Mannheim, GC Heddesheim
* Mountain hut party with musical entertainment
* Two exclusive day trips with our team (catering and breakdown assistance) and a road book
* Tours accompanied by a
photographer (free photo CD)
* Coffee and cakes after each tour * Brunch with parlour music * Live music every evening * 6-course à la carte dinner menu * 3 nights in an apartment
* Champagne reception * Welcome gift * Two exclusive day trips with our team (catering and breakdown assistance) and a road book
* Tours accompanied by a
photographer (free photo CD)
* Coffee and cakes after each tour * 6-course à la carte dinner menu * 3 nights in an apartment type 2 (68 m2)
* Including the InteralpenStandard luxury package
type 2 (68 m2)
* Including the Interalpen-
Per person in a double room € 880
Standard luxury package
Per person in a double room Per person in a double room € 900
for single occupancy € 1,060
Thursday, 7 June 2012
Ambitious golfers can play for free entry into the Interalpen-Golf Trophy (including hotel accommodation) by taking part in any of the Interalpen-
Munich, GC Olching
Per person in a double room
Sunday, 10 June 2012
for single occupancy € 1,080
Lake Constance /Switzerland, G&CC Schloss Langenstein
To confirm your reservation we ask you to pay a deposit equal to 30% of the arrangement price. Programme subject to change.
Spa-Arrangement Signature Treatment
Holistic Therapy for the Senses This speciality of the house has been developed exclusively for our guests, with the unique sensation of two therapists treating you at the same time. You first relax in a fragrant lavender bath, and then
Wellness and Health
New ways to total relaxation The Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol offers new Spa treatments and a Spa shop with premium products.
choose the ingredients for your body scrub: flowers, leaves, tree bark or roots. As your skin is purified in a body wrap, you are pampered with a soothing facial massage. The best is saved for last: a luxurious, four-hand body massage, during which the therapists use techniques from local and oriental wisdom to ensure deep relaxation. 135 minutes € 385
Meditative Lotus Ritual Luxurious beauty products by Futuresse combine Western research with Far Eastern tradition and the mystical power of lotus blossom. Close your eyes as you drink a calming cup of lotus blossom tea and let soothing sounds caress your senses
For our Spa Manager Guy Burke and his team, it’s a matter of course to offer guests at the InteralpenHotel Tyrol only the newest and best wellness treatments available. Highlights of the programme are Signature Treatments developed especially for the Interalpen-Spa. You can only experience these in our Spa: enjoy a soothing, four-hand massage or a meditative lotus ritual. The Interalpen-Spa is now offering another unique relaxation facility: AlphaSphere is a three-dimensional experience room consisting of sound, light and movement that combines a unique quality of deep relaxation with an inspiring and energising effect. In this holistic space you are cradled on an ergonomically designed AlphaLounger, soothed by a deep monochrome shade of blue, soft
warmth and a light swinging movement. You can try this unique wellbeing experience in our Spa: 30 minutes costs € 35 for one person, €€55 for two. For lasting effects, relaxation and tranquillity should endure beyond your stay at our hotel. Why not take that feeling of wellbeing home with you. To ensure the benefits of your stay at the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol don’t fade, you can try out and buy exclusive products in our Spa shop. As you would expect, we only stock top quality brands such as Dermalogica, La Ric, Vinoble Men, Futuresse and perfume by Keiko Mecheri. If you wish, you can place an order from home (Tel: +43 50809 31900) or let our experienced staff advise you on the perfect product.
as you enjoy a relaxing foot bath. Deeply relaxed, you can surrender to the sensations of a head massage. Lotus blossom oils have a purifying
The AlphaLounger provides a perfect haven for deep meditation
effect and strengthen your nervous system. Treat yourself to this indulgent spa ritual, specially developed to soothe body and soul. 105 minutes € 294
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Childcare at the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol
Your children in safe hands The Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol’s exciting children’s programme offers all kinds of activities and adventures.
21 July – 31 August 2012
An unforgettable family holiday The Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol is an espec
When the sun is shining, the group heads out into the fresh air for nature trails through the forest and
* Children up to 6 years old stay free
* 6-course à la
carte dinner menu
* Gala dinner on Sunday * Free use of the Interalpen-Spa
* Daily activity and
Perfect nights in an exclusive apartment; a Tirolean gift basket and a bottle of champagne on arrival; a romantic horse and coach ride through the Wildmoosgebiet; luxurious massages and body wraps...
* Interalpen-Shuttle service on arrival and departure
* For children aged 7 – 14 years:
a standard rate of € 100 per night including half board
* These rates apply to children staying in a room with two paying adults
* Free internet terminals in the hotel lobby
* High speed internet connection in all bedrooms
* TV with Sky channels in all rooms (German language)
* Children aged 6
There are many ways to make a stay at the InteralpenHotel Tyrol unforgettable. Visit our website and it’s easy to customise a gift voucher. This is the perfect present to celebrate a special occasion or just to say thank you. You decide with just a few clicks of the mouse what your voucher will include to make someone very happy indeed.
* Child care for children aged 3 upwards
* Indoor and outdoor tennis courts
* Baby phone
* Use of the library
in their parents’ room, including half board
This year’s Summer Festival is set to be a great highlight, with exciting camel rides, cable-car trips and adventures in the climbing garden to provide endless entertainment. Professional swimming courses and even facials for young skin are great holiday treats for kids.
* Lavish breakfast buffet
and under stay free*
Tirolean Alps with the whole family.
fun ball games or just to run and play to their heart’s content.
All-inclusive luxury extras
Enjoy memorable summer days in the
ially attractive destination in the sum-
“Look at what I made! Look at my painting!” There’s much excited chatter when parents collect their kids from the Tipsi Club, the hotel’s own kindergarten where trained nursery teachers know exactly what makes a youngster’s day.
Making someone happy can be so simple: make a present of an online voucher for a fabulous holiday at the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol.
in the hotel lobby
More information on the Interalpen-Standard at www.interalpen.com/hotel-interalpen-standard.en.html
* Can be booked in combination with other special offers
* In parents’ room (excluding suites), inclusive of half board.
May & June
Tirolean Autumn Festival Look forward to some top entertainment with live music, a traditional costume fashion show by Gössl and a convivial morning with wine and music. The highlight is a cooking event with star chef Alfons Schuhbeck.
Great prospects for 2012 Don’t miss these highlights from our events and entertainment programme.
20. – 23.09.2012
10 Interalpen-Cabriolet Rally th
Road trips along Alpine roads and mountain passes through idyllic Tirolean scenery.
11.05. – 10.06.2012
Interalpen-Golf Challenge Take part in our Challenge tournaments to qualify for the Interalpen-Golf Trophy 2012. The tournaments are being hosted at six renowned golf courses in Germany and Switzerland. * Stuttgart, 11 May 2012: Golfclub Hetzenhof www.golfclub-hetzenhof.de
* Regensburg, 13 May 2012:
Golfclub Schwanhof www.golfclub-schwanhof.de
* Frankfurt, 1 June 2012: Frankfurter Golfclub www.fgc.de * Heidelberg /Mannheim, 3 June 2012: Golfclub Heddesheim www.gc-heddesheim.de
* Munich, 7 June 2012: GC Olching www.gc-olching.de
* Lake Constance /Switzerland, 10 June 2012: Golf & Country Club Schloss Langenstein www.schloss-langenstein.com
The Interalpen-Golf Trophy is celebrating its tenth anniversary! The warm up event is a Texas Scramble event at Mieming Golf Club on 19 July, before the coveted Interalpen-Trophy is contested on the greens of Seefeld-Wildmoos on 20 July.
Bergkristall Festival Mario and Christoph from the Alpentrio Tirol are organising a feature stars such as The Ami-
gos, Andy Borg and Alexander
Qualified Tirolean hiking guides, a varied network of hiking trails and the beautiful landscape of Seefeld’s high plateau make for a delightful autumn holiday.
Rier. The programme begins with a welcome party in the Kurpark, with additional musical highlights taking place in the Casino-WM Hall. 07. – 08.07.2012
18. – 21.07.2012
10th Interalpen-Golf Trophy
24. – 27.05.2012
lively music festival which will
25.09. – 08.10.2012
04. – 07.07.2012
Highlights of the region Photography: Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol, Leading Hotels of the World (pg 4), Rick Rösch (pg 9), Alpha Sphere (pg 3 & 11), Olympiaregion Seefeld (pg 15).
All kinds of events feature on the Interalpen-Calendar
19.03. – 25.04. & 05.11. – 13.12.2012
Hotel closing dates As part of our programme of improvements to ensure continued high quality, we will unfortunately be closed for renovations to the hotel on these dates.
August & September
Interalpen online Visit the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol – via the internet!
Seefeld Village and Strudel Festival The first day of the village festival has all kinds of attractions, and on the second day Seefeld’s landlords invite you to a strudel festival. Whether you like your pastry spicy or sweet, fruity or savoury, there is one to suit every taste. 08. – 09.09.2012
Tirolean Handicrafts Coopers, soap boilers and knife grinders are just some of the Tir
13. – 20.08.2012
Summer Festival for Children The Tipsi Club is planning a fabulous summer festival with the theme of “1001 Nights”, when young guests can expect all kinds of entertainment from Aladdin, the genie, belly dancers and an exciting leisure programme. 04. – 18.09.2012
Health Weeks The theme of this year’s health weeks is “bringing your body into balance”. Learn more about inner balance in expert workshops. 06. – 09.09.2012
4th Interalpen-Classic Car Days Classic car enthusiasts get together to swap experiences to enjoy road trips through the Tirol’s beautiful tourist attractions and an exciting entertainment programme.
For many people looking forward to a holiday, their travel plans
olean craftsmen who will be
begin on the internet, so the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol has expan-
demonstrating their traditional
ded its online offering.
skills at more than a hundred stalls. Event highlights include a tractor parade on Saturday and a
You can now plan and book your holiday via the Interalpen-
colourful national costume parade on Sunday.
Hotel Tyrol website. Just enter your desired dates and let the intuitive booking menu be your guide. You can also see other guests’ personal experiences of the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol through social media: be informed and inspired by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and our new Blog.
We are here to help you!
Our reservations team will be delighted to put together a bespoke offer for you:
Telephone +43 (0) 50809-31281 All hotel rates, offers and events can be found on our website:
Booking information for packages We ask for your understanding that offers cannot be changed or combined. If you extend your stay the list rate per night will be charged. Supplement for south facing rooms is € 20 per person and night. Supplement for Lodge rooms is € 20 per person and night. Subject to change.
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Dr.-Hans-Liebherr-Alpenstrasse 1, A-6410 Telfs-Buchen/Seefeld Tel. + 43 (0) 50809-30, Fax + 43 (0) 50809-37190, email@example.com www.interalpen.com
New ways to total relaxation The Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol presents its new Spa treatments Renovation work improves our energy efficiency Inter...