Ski bus no longer operating – public transport still included in ski ticket
Public transport will continue to be included in the ski ticket for the Destination Gstaad. Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus has been able to find a solution for the next two winter seasons with the municipalities and other partners. However, there will no longer be an additional ski bus from this ...
Separate training piste at Wasserngrat
At the AGM of Wasserngrat 2000 AG, the board of directors informed about the expansion plans for the pistes at Wasserngrat. The earliest opening of a separate training and racing piste is planned for winter 2022/23.
A clear yes to same-sex marriages
Last weekend, votes on two national and one cantonal issues took place. Same-sex marriage was clearly accepted, the so-called 99 per cent initiative was clearly rejected. The climate protection article will be implemented in the canton of Bern.
Domino effect for responsible action from Gstaad into the world
At this year's Impact Investing event of the major bank Credit Suisse, Mike Horn shook things up, bankers spoke about love and passion and there was a debate about whether electric batteries or hydrogen power will win the race.
New Swiss Post delivery point in Dorfrütti
The postal delivery point will be set up in a new commercial building in Dorfrütti near the laundry. This will replace the delivery points in Gstaad, Saanen and Schönried.
The Saanenland is famous for its breathtaking scenery and slow pace of life, offering countless opportunities to relax and unwind.
15th edition of the GYC Rally & Yachting
The 2021 edition of the GYC Rally & Yachting had it all, from sailing, to classic cars and exclusive venues.
Where to put excavation material?
When building, construction companies excavate material, and there is a lot of construction happening in the Saanenland. This material has to go somewhere. Ecologically and economically, a landfill in close proximity makes the most sense.
Last Spa for BMW
Two weeks before the race, I trained in the simulator, getting back my marks, sequencing, and focus. To some, the simulator might be nonsense or something of no matter, but I can tell by experience that it is a must to be prepared today.
Glacier 3000 Run
I participated in this year’s Glacier 3000 Run. Or perhaps I should say the Cabane 2525 Run because, alas, I didn’t make it to the top.
The picture 6 | 2021
"Many snails have already found their way into my garden, but I have never seen one like this before!" wrote Anzeiger von Saanen reader Silvia Reichenbach from Lauenen about this splendid specimen.
Facelift for Menuhin Center
On 1 January, the future of the Menuhin Center in Saanen was placed in the hands of the Saanen Friends of the International Menuhin Music Academy (IMMA). This summer, the museum reopened.
Franz W Faeh is Hotel Chef of the year
In its annual hotel ranking, the business magazine Bilanz named Franz W Faeh, culinary director at the Gstaad Palace, Hotel Chef of the Year 2021. In addition, the Gstaad Palace was confirmed as one of the top three Swiss holiday hotels.
The Untere Zwitzeregg high up in the Saanenland (altitude 1,700 metres) has been worked by Ueli Bach’s family since 1958. Last year the over 100-year-old mountain farm was completely demolished and rebuilt to modern specifications.
The Alpina leads hotel ranking
The Swiss business magazine Bilanz published its rating of the best 50 holiday hotels in the middle of the current summer season. As last year, seven hotels from the Saanenland are listed, which once again confirms the high service quality in the region.
Protective measures remain
Currently, almost half of the Swiss population is fully vaccinated. Since 11 July 2021, however, the curve of first-time vaccinations has hardly increased, while the cantons have sufficient vaccination capacities.