Zermatt Bergbahnen AG today held its 8th annual general meeting in Zermatt.Following six consecutive record years, the company’s results for the past financial year provided evidence of consolidation at a high level!
The Annual Congress of the International Commission for Alpine Rescue (IKAR/CISA) is taking place in Zermatt from the 22nd to the 27th September. Around 300 participants from 31 different countries are expected to attend this event, with the goal of providing an intensive exchange of information about the various aspects of mountain rescue and about recent innovations.
On 21 April the "Matterhorn glacier paradise" tourist centre on the Klein Matterhorn (Little Matterhorn) was officially awarded the MINERGIE-P® certificate. At 3,883 m.a.s.l. State Councillor Thomas Burgener, head of the Department for Health, Social Services and Energy in the canton of Valais, presented Zermatt Bergbahnen AG with the coveted certificate.
For the benefit of the Zermatt Alpine sport holiday-maker, Zermatt Bergbahnen AG has purchase the first machine ever able to produce snow irrespective of the weather. The machine was manufactured in Israel.
At 2883 and 3883 metres above sea level, the building of exceptional structures is underway, which will spark interest beyond the borders of Switzerland: the new Monte Rosa chalet along the Gorner Glacier and the Glacier restaurant at Matterhorn glacier paradise (Klein Matterhorn).