On April 27th 2011 we picked the winners who had participated in our drawing for a free weekend at our Boutiquehotel Stadthalle. We had collected around 300 guest feedback questionnaires over the past months and the lucky hand of our colleague picked a winning questionnaire. Our guests: E+M. Flößer from Germany are the happy couple that won a free weekend: 2 overnights for 2 people in a double room with garden view; including breakfast!
So, you see, not only do we appreciate our guests’ valued responses, it can also be worth the while to take 5 minutes of your time and let us know what you think.
Last week the fair “Hotel &Gast” took place in Vienna. It is a large fair that becomes a meeting point for hotel and restaurant owners, chefs and catering businesses. The ÖGZ Sterne Award (engl: Austrian newspaper for Gastronomy stars award) was presented on Sunday the 10th of April 2011 at Courtyard by Marriott Vienna.
We won the ÖGZ Sterne Award for sustainability because of we are the first city hotel worldwide with a zero-energy balance. We are very happy and proud of this wonderful award!
Congratulations to Michaela Reitterer, from the all the team
This weekend is the weekend of the 28th Vienna City Marathon. 30,000 participants, 100 nations, UN to Heldenplatz. These are the hard facts. This year’s Vienna City Marathon’s theme is:“MaraDonne”, focusing on women and running.
Nouvelle Vague, the well-known French band, stayed at Boutiquehotel Stadthalle last week. The band is currently touring through Europe and stayed with us during their 2-day-break. Their next stops include: France, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Belgium and Germany.
“Hands on, minds on, hearts on!” is the idea of Vienna’s children’s museum ZOOM. Interaction is what makes learning an individual and a creative process.
On 1,600 m2 the museum offers various exhibitions, suitable for children of different age groups.
Styria, the state in the southeast of Austria, bordering Slovenia, has a tradition of hosting the “Styrian spring” festival in Vienna. From Thursday the 7th of April through to Sunday the 10th of April, the state represents its 17 districts and regions on Rathausplatz. There is always an interesting programme with Styrian music, typical Styrian specialities in food and drink as well as information about the regions, their tourism and attractions.
On the first weekend of April the biggest Austrian bike festival – the ARGUS BIKE FESTIVAL will take place in Vienna. On Rathausplatz you will find a bicycle exhibition. The exhibitors have got something interesting to show and to try out for everyone: professionals, beginners, children AND e-bikers .
On April 1st you will be able to visit a new attraction in Vienna: Madame Tussauds’ will open its doors. Located in Prater – Vienna’s famous amusement park, it is the 11th location around the world that displays Madame Tussaud’s famous wax figures.
Rock. Rock. Rock. Live. Live. Live.
“Solitude acoustic jam“ will play live at the “Indian Dreams Saloon” in Vienna on the 25th of March 2011!
The four Austrian band members, Manfred Wiedermann (vocals, guitar, harp), Werner Ganzberger (Bass, vocals, kazoo), Michael Platzer (guitar, vocals, kazoo),
Robert “Joe” Mayer (cajon, tambourine) already got together in the 1990s to start up their project.
Today is the official International Women’s Day! It was originally founded in times of the first world war to fight for women’s rights and especially for their right to vote.
It was first suggested by the German socialist Clara Zetkin in 1910 to create such an international day after the women’s movement in the US had initiated a successful day of protests for women’s rights in 1909. The first international women’s day was celebrated on March 19th in 1911 in Denmark, Germany, Austria-Hungary and Switzerland.