Current situation and measures

in times of coronavirus

A "Corona traffic light" was recently introduced by the Austrian Federal Government. The four-level colour scale provides information on the new corona situation in the 94 districts of Austria and is a first, important indicator of the general situation.

The Wilder Kaiser region has shares in two Tyrolean districts (Kufstein and Kitzbühel). It is worth taking a look here at the special characteristics and geographical location of the region. The four villages are located away from the densely populated district capitals and urban areas. In this respect, the colours of the district traffic lights have only limited significance for the villages in the Wilder Kaiser region, as can be seen clearly from the village's case numbers.

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Corona traffic light system

Overview and information of the traffic light colours

The Corona Traffic Light System is a tool developed by the Austrian government to indicate the risk level in the different parts of Austria. Based on the latest epidemiological data, a commission of experts gives each region, each province and Austria as a whole one of the following colours:

  • Green: low risk. Individual cases, isolated clusters.
  • Yellow: intermediate risk. Moderate accumulation of cases (attributable to individual clusters).
  • Orange: high risk. Strong accumulation of cases (no longer attributable to individual clusters).
  • Red: very high risk. Uncontrolled outbreaks, widespread distribution of the virus.
Corona traffic light system
Corona traffic light system

Current colour district Kitzbühel: Red
Current colour district Kufstein: Red

Details on this system and the current situation in all provinces and regions can be found here (German).

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Safe winter holidays

Covid-19 measures in the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental

2020 requires extraordinary measures, which are also necessary to enjoy a safe skiing holiday. For this reason, the ski resort SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental has put together a safety concept. Furthermore, we want to emphasize the following: Personal responsibility and a respectful cooperation are the best requirements for your winter holiday.

Mouth and nose protection compulsory

  • in all lifts when occupied by two people (gondola and chair lifts, as well as T-bar and drag lifts)
  • in all enclosed areas of the cable car system (cable car ticket offices, waiting areas, shops, ski depots, toilets and all cable car restaurants)
  • Self-service restaurants: to and from the table, as well as in the free-flow area and in the toilet facilities
  • Service restaurants: from and to the table, and in the toilet facilities
Preventive measures
Preventive measures

in the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental

Current information and an overview of the planned security concept can be found here.

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Checklist for your holiday

How we protect ourselves and our fellow human beings

Here we show you at a glance which rules have to be observed in Austria and therefore also during a holiday in the Wilder Kaiser region.

From the beginning to the end of June, the region Wilder Kaiser region functioned as one of five pilot regions throughout Austria, in which the employees of the accommodations - especially those with a lot of guest contact such as at the reception or in the service department - are tested once a week for COVID-19 as a preventive measure. In the Wilder Kaiser region, testing continues on a weekly basis, and from July onwards the comprehensive tests have been implemented by tourism employees throughout Austria.

In general, the following rules apply

  • Keep your distance! This means: There must be a distance of at least 1 meter between you and people who do not live in the same household.
  • Wash your hands several times a day with soap and water for at least 30 seconds.
  • Sneezing or coughing: in the inside of your elbow or in a handkerchief
  • Don't shake hands and don't hug
  • Acting on your own responsibility

There is a mask requirement at the following locations

  • In all business premises for customers and staff in indoor customer areas
  • In accommodation facilities (hotels) for guests and staff with customer contact in generally accessible indoor area
  • In restaurants: staff in contact with customers must wear mouth-nose-protection in indoor areas, guests may only consume while seated at the table and must maintain a distance of 1 metre from other visitor groups
  • In KaiserJet, hiking buses and public transport (train, bus, etc.)
  • In retail: supermarkets, petrol station shops, pharmacies, banks, drugstores, tobacconists, etc...
  • For services where the minimum distance cannot be maintained (e.g. hairdresser)
  • In cable cars
  • In health care
  • At the post office

When I feel sick

  • I stay at home / in my accommodation
  • Inform my host/hostess
  • I call the Austrian health hotline 1450 (available 0-24 hours)

Further rules for safe conduct

Hospitality Cabins Outdoor pool Lifts and Cable cars
Tables must be reserved in advance Bring your own sleeping bag and padded cover (no cabin sleeping bag!) There is a maximum number of visitors Recommendation: Buy a lift ticket online if possible
Keep a distance of 1 meter from other groups/visitors. Dormitory: distance of at least 1.5 metres from people who do not live in the same household In outdoor pools: 10 square metres of sunbathing area per person Wear a mask throughout the ride
Max. allowed opening hours 6:00-23:00 For overnight stays you need to make a reservation In changing rooms/showers/swimming pools/chairs etc.: keep a distance of 1 meter. Act on your own responsibility and keep your distance

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