Awards received by our Wildkogel Arena ski area
Take a ski vacation with a test winner!
The family-friendly Wildkogel Arena ski area in Hohe Tauern National Park Holiday Region has been the proud recipient of numerous awards. We invite you to browse a few of the distinctions we have received:
The International Ski Festival invited the winners and guests from the cable car and tourism industry to a winner brunch on the ships of the Achensee. During a wonderful round trip over the Achensee the results of the past season were announced.
We were proud to take home the award for Family Ski Area 2018. The International Toboggan Run Seal of-Quality in Gold went to the world’s longest floodlit sled run. The team from the Wildkogel lift company was also able to celebrate double gold in the International Piste Seal of Quality along with other awards: Friendliest Lift Employees, popular mountain restaurant and Fun & Action for the Funslope and Familypark.
The International Skireatest has meanwhile risen to become a premium brand that is indispensable. The anonymous quality check serves the constant further development of quality, safety and offers in Alpine tourism. On 9 November 2018 the time had come again and the winners of the 2018 summer season were chosen in the beautiful ambience of the Casino Innsbruck. The summer awards were presented for the 20th time.
We were also happy to receive many awards again:
The Wildkogel Arena received the "Adventure & Family Mountain" award, the "Friendliest Lift Employees" and the "Fun & Action" awards. The new mountain cart track offers an adventurous summer experience, which was rewarded with the "Summer-Seal Cart Treck".
On 26 April 2018, the Ski Area Winter Awards 2017/18 and presentation of the International Piste Seal of Quality took place on Achensee in Tyrol. Members of International Ski Area Test were once again out and about undercover, evaluating ski areas, services and facilities according to established criteria. The results of their quality check were announced at the 23rd Ski Area Test Awards:
We were proud to take home the award for Family Ski Area 2018. The International Toboggan Run Seal of-Quality in Gold went to the world’s longest floodlit sled run. The team from the Wildkogel lift company was also able to celebrate double gold in the International Piste Seal of Quality along with two other awards: Friendliest Lift Employees and Friendliest Ticket-Office Team. The Operations Manager Trophy was presented to Gerhard Enzinger, the Piste Manager Trophy to Matthias Kammerlander and the Piste Patrol Safety Trophy to Benjamin Scheuerer and Florian Lang.
The ski resort Wildkogel – Neukirchen/Bramberg has been presented with the Top Ski Resort Award by Skiresort.info, the largest ski resort test portal in the world. The Skiresort.info Team has extensively tested the ski resort covering 18 evaluation criteria during the 2017/2018 season. Wildkogel – Neukirchen/Bramberg achieved a top rating with 4.3 out of 5 possible stars. You can view the detailed test report from Skiresort.info here.
On 25 April 2017, the Ski Area Winter Awards 2016/17 and presentation of the International Piste Seal of Quality took place on Achensee in Tyrol. Members of International Ski Area Test were once again out and about undercover, evaluating ski areas, services and facilities according to established criteria. The results of their quality check were announced at the 22nd Ski Area Test Awards:
In January, 508 tobogganers set a new world record in Wildkogel-Arena Neukirchen & Bramberg: Creating the longest-ever toboggan chain, they were officially awarded the title by Guinness World Records™. In addition, Ski Area Test honored the occasion with its own award for the Best Event. The International Sled Run Seal of Quality, presented this year for the first time, also went to the Wildkogel Arena, home of the world’s longest toboggan run spanning 14 km and dropping a grand total of 1300 meters in elevation. In addition to that, the lift company itself was proud to receive recognition in the form of the award for Friendliest Lift Employees.
The Wildkogel Arena ski area was evaluated by Skiresort.de, the world's biggest test portal for ski areas, and received an award in the category "Insider Tip: Leading ski areas up to 80 km". The team of Skiresort.de put our ski area through a comprehensive battery of tests based on 18 different evaluation criteria during the 2014/15 season. Earning 4.1 of a possible 5 stars, we received the top score.
At the Winter Awards ceremony hosted by the international SKI AREA TEST, the recognitions were practically snowing down on the family professionals of the Wildkogel Arena.
The Wildkogel Arena was crowned Family Ski Area of the Year 2015.
We even garnered an addition distinction: the International Piste Seal of Quality in Gold. In this case, we scored the highest-possible points for outstanding piste maintenance and grooming, as well as for an exemplary piste navigation and safety system. We were particularly delighted to receive an additional award for the friendliest lift staff. Test platform SKIGEBIETE-TEST.DE also presented us with an award for our family-friendliness.
Skiing holidays are often associated with masses of people, long waits at the lifts and crowded pistes. But that's not the way it has to be! Here in the Alps, there are still a few precious gems where you can truly relish every moment of your skiing experience. Far removed from the tourist meccas, they offer great pistes, unique panoramas, and often inexpensive lift tickets.
And that's exactly what you find here at Wildkogel-Arena Neukirchen & Bramberg, which is why we received this fantastic distinction from Skigebiete-Test.de!
We want our up-and-coming ski stars to enjoy a fantastic skiing experience as well. That's why we came up with a whole bunch of great ideas. Ski kindergartens, adventure lands and colorful side programs are guaranteed to put a gleam in the youngsters' eyes, also promising a relaxed vacation for the whole family. That's precisely what you find with us in Wildkogel-Arena Neukirchen & Bramberg, which is why we received this great award from Skigebiete-Test.de!
Top Ski Area
The Wildkogel Arena ski area was selected a Top Ski Area by Skiresort.de, the world's biggest test portal for ski areas. Their team tested us during the 2013/14 season according to 18 different criteria. The result: Wildkogel Arena earned 4.1 out of a possible 5 points, and thus received the top score.
Skiresort.de Test Winner 2013 and 2014:
Insider Tip: Leading Ski Area up to 80km
Test Winner: Eco-Friendly Ski Resort
|I Wildkogelbahn I|
|II Wildkogelbahn II|
|III Smaragdbahn I|
|IV Smaragdbahn II|
|VI Frühmesser X-press|
|VIII Braunkogel Schlepplift|
|X Ganzeralm Tellerlift|
|XI Wolkenstein Tellerlift|
|XII Preimis Schlepplift|
|XIII Eggerfeld Anfängerlift|
|XIV Wennsergletscher I|
|XV Wennsergletscher II|
|XVII Wildkogelscharte I|
|XVIII Wildkogelscharte II|
|XIX Ganzer X-press|
|19||1 Wildkogelbahn Berg - Mitte|
|18||1a Wildkogelbahn Mitte - Neukirchen Talabfahrt|
|18||2 Pfeifferköpfl Berg - Smaragdbahn Berg|
|19||2 Wildkogelbahn Berg - Pfeifferköpfl|
|18||3 Ganzeralm Blau|
|19||3 Ganzeralm Rot|
|18||4a Wildkogelbahn Berg - Ganzeralm|
|18||4b Smaragdbahn Berg - Braunkogel / Ganzeralm|
|18||5a Pfeifferköpfl (Autobahn)|
|18||5b Geisl Hochalm - Ganzer X-press|
|18||6a Wildkogelbahn Berg - Gensbichlalm|
|18||6b Neukirchen Talabfahrt|
|20||6 Neukirchen Talabfahrt|
|18||7 Gensbichlalm Blau|
|19||7 Gensbichlalm Rot|
|18||8 Gensbichlalm - Braunkogel|
|20||10 Braunkogel - Ganzeralm|
|19||11 Braunkogel / Frühmesser Süd - Ganzeralm|
|19||12 Frühmesser - Ganzeralm|
|19||14a Smaragdbahn Berg - Mitte|
|19||14b Smaragdbahn Mitte - Bramberg Talabfahrt|
|18||17 "Skimovie" Rennstrecke|
|18||18 Funslope / Familypark|
|20||19 Ganzer X-press|
|18||1b Skiweg Stockenbaum|
|18||14a Skiweg Bramberg|
|18||14b Skiweg Smaragdbahn Mitte - Bramberg|
|18||15 Skiweg Neuhaus|
|19||Rutsche 1 „Liesl“|
|19||Rutsche 2 „Toni“|
|18||Rutsche 3 „Heidi“|
|18||Rutsche 4 „Max und Moritz“|
|20||Rutsche 5 „Sepp“|
|20||Rutsche 6 „Hias“|
|19||Rutsche 7 „Thresl“|
|18||Rutsche 8 „Hänsel und Gretel“|
|18||Rutsche 9 „Sissi und Franz“|
|19||Rutsche 10 „Hans“|
|Loipe Markteinstieg Stockerfeld|
|14a Rodelbahn Bramberg|
|14b Rodelbahn Smaragdbahn Mitte - Bramberg|
|1b Familien-Rodelbahn Stockenbaum|
|15 Familien-Rodelbahn Neuhaus|