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Destination Day

Monday, October 15, 2018

We designed this day to foster invigorating exchanges between you, your peers and leading Austrian tourism professionals. A day full of learning opportunities will make you an expert in all things Austria.

You will spend the day at Schoenbrunn Palace Apothekertrakt, the former Imperial Summer Palace of the Habsburg family, which transformed into stunning museums and a state-of-the-art Viennese meeting facility. The morning session will introduce you to Austria’s leading travel destinations. You will hear from top marketing executives from the

Vienna Tourist Board

Salzburg Tourism

Tourist Office Dachstein-Salzkammergut (Lake District)

Innsbruck Tourist Board

Ötztal Tourism

Graz Tourism

Vorarlberg State Tourist Board

Arlberg Ski Region

Ischgl Tourist Board

Schladming – Dachstein Tourism

Networking lunch followed by an in-depth seminar in the afternoon, where Austria’s leading hotels, cultural attractions and DMC’s will be on hand to showcase their diverse product. These are the partner you will be meeting with:

Schoenbrunn Palace + Imperial Austria

Mozarthaus Vienna (Wien Holding)

Schönbrunn Palace Concerts

Esterhazy Palace Eisenstadt

Sofitel Vienna

MuseumsQuartier Vienna

Swarovski Crystal Worlds

Grand Hotel Vienna

ID Incoming Vienna

Hotel Sacher Vienna + Salzburg

Museum of Fine Arts (Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien)

Liechtenstein Palaces

Rad + Reisen Eurocycle Incoming

Panorama Tours & Travel

Columbus DMC Vienna

Mondial Travel

Gasthof Post Lech

Donau Touristik

Schick Hotels Vienna

Nordkette Cable Railways

 

A special evening program awaits you at the spectacular Spanish Riding School, the winter riding school at the Imperial Palace (the former winter home of the Habsburg family). We invite you to an exclusive performance of the iconic Lipizzan horses, Europe’s oldest domesticated breed of horses.

To the accompaniment of Austrian classical music these horses and their riders will demonstrate the most demanding movements such as pirouette, passage and piaffe, and the most difficult jumps. It is a living work of art, dating back more than 500 years, in which the unity of horse and rider touches anyone who witnesses it.