A chronicle of the family resort

About Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis

Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis is the number one ski resort in Austria. The region in Tyrol is also regularly awarded prizes – especially, when it comes to offers and services for families with children. And there are plenty of reasons for that! The villages on the high plateau leave nothing to be desired when it comes to fun and entertainment. 

But who’s behind the success of the resort? Who decides if a new cable car facility is built or not? Which milestones happened throughout Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis’ history? Find out more about this exceptional summer and winter destination in Tyrol. 

Chairman
Dr. Franz Tschiderer

CEO
Dir. Josef Schirgi

Assistant to the CEO, Data protection and law
Ann-Christine Rohrbeck

Media communication
David Burtscher, MSc
Sandra Schmid
Stefanie Patscheider
Christoph Strigl
Alexandra Hangl (Press)
Annika Schappacher, BA
Jasmine Pöder (Pictures and Videos)
Mag. Andrea Koolen
Julia Hafele

Graphic
Marco Geiger
Lisa Sailer

Back Office
Bernadette Geiger, MSc
Kerstin Senn
Isabel Themel
Anna-Maria Walzthöni

Accommodation coaches
Corinna Thöni
Sandra Waldegger

Info Office Serfaus
Susette Reeuwijk, BA
Bianca Pintarelli

Info Office Fiss
Andreas Hueber
Julia Buchhammer

Info Office Ladis
Karl Gangelberger
Pia Schmid

Eventmanagement
Magdalena Waldegger

Accounting
Bianca Lenz

Registration
Monika Kathrein

Field Service
Richard Hochenegger
Andreas Kirschner
Markus Krismer
Thomas Patsch
Jürgen Raich
Armin Kofler

Contact
Seilbahn Komperdell GmbH
Seilbahnstraße 75
6534 Serfaus
phone: +43/5476/6203
E-Mail: info@skiserfaus.at

CEO
Ing. Stefan Mangott
Mag. Georg Geiger
Georg Mangott (Consultant)

Project Management and Gastro coordination
Dr. Christof Schalber

Operation Manager
Ing. Ernst Thurnes
Ing. Heinrich Waldner
Alfons Wucherer
Markus Plangger
Hanspeter Gfall
Alfred Stadelwieser

Head of Accounting and personnel accounting
Claudia Plangger, MSc

Marketing
Reinhard Walch
Andrea Pfeifer-Scherl

Administration
Wolfgang Timischl
Nadine Kirschner
Julia Pöder
Andrea Thurnes, BSc

Komperdell Panoramic Restaurant, Murmlistar & Starrest, Parasol Bar midway station
Hansjörg Thurnes

Lassida Restaurant, Masner Alpine Ski Hut, Monte Mare & Hexensee Hut
Walther Purtscher

Leithe Wirt Restaurant, Seealm Hög, Sportalm & Parasol Bar valley terminal
Peter Mangott

Ski Lounge, "Suppenkasper ", Murmlikiosk (summer)
Fritz Erben

Contact

Fisser Bergbahnen GmbH
Seilbahnstraße 44
6533 Fiss
phone: +43/5476/6396
E-Mail: office@bergbahnen-fiss.at

CEO

Benny Pregenzer
Hubert Pale

Management Team

Josef Kaschutnig (Catering Management)
Simon Schwendinger (Team & Event Management)
Martin Pregenzer(Marketing Management)
Georg Geiger (Cable car Management)
Daniel Spiss (Cable car Management)
Martin Steinlechner (Cable Car Management)
Michael Gigele (Technology Management)
Thomas Kirschner (Piste Management)

Restaurant Managers

Martin Kaplja – Deputy Catering Manager

BergDiamant Panoramic Restaurant
Claudia Kirschner

Möseralm Mountain Restaurant
Thomas Geiger

Sonnenburg Family Restaurant
Peter Krismer

Zirbenhütte Restaurant
Philipp Kaschutnig

Schöngampalm
Renate Mund

Head of section

Doris Prieth - Administration
Paul Krismer – Accounts & Controlling
Petra Pregenzer – Cash desk
Gerhard Rietzler – EDP & IT
Georg Köhle – Deputy head of section
Hannes Ronacher – Snow making facilities
Georg Kathrein - Workshop

Contacts

A time-lapsed history of the holiday resort in Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis

Discover the contemporary history of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis and read more about the milestones that happened at the resort:

2017 Children's Mine Fiss at the Schönjoch, Redesign of the Adventure Mountains Hexenweg trail ("The Witches' Trail") in Fiss and the Forscherpfad trail ("The Explorer's Trail") in Ladis. New is the Piratenweg trail in Serfaus (instead of "The Crashed Plane"), Redesign of the Serfaus Dorfbahn (until 2019), Tirol Touristica Award for the Hög Adventure Park in the categories development of offers and infrastructure & buildings.
2016 New construction of Summer Fun Park, Finalisation of reservoir Frommes II, Art Way in Fiss, PlayIN Serfaus (indoor playground), Extension of the Snowmaking Facilities Obere Scheid, new slopes: Plötza Abfahrt, Mittlere Scheidabfahrt
2015 Hög Adventure Park, Family Coaster Schneisenfeger, Snow Factory, Indoor-Arena, extension Sonnenburg Restaurant, start construction of reservoir Frommes II, Bertas Home Run
2014 Adventure ski depot with 4.000 boxes, Seealm Hög Restaurant, completion reservoir Hög, midway station EUB Alpkopfbahn, Family Lights Chapel Hög, bypass Zirbenhütte slope, Skyswing NEW, SFL-Shop
2013 Bikepark Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, slope construc867)tion „Lange Abfahrt“, Skiroute „Skyline“, slope numbering additional to the name, Sportshop and rental at the Waldbahn cable car, Skimovie-line at the Nordseite, construction at the kids restaurants – Murmlirest and new youth restaurant - Starrest, impounding reservoir Hög Serfaus
2012 Extension of the Hexenseehütte, comfort improvement of the Plazörabfahrt and establishment of the „Fun Slope“, Adlerroute, Powder Nose and Old Sattel as Skiroutes
2011 Construction of the Masnerkopfbahn (Serfaus), new slopes: Hexenseeabfahrt, Masnerkopfabfahrt, Masnerjochabfahrt, Zwölfer-Sportiv, generous Improvement of the Frommesabfahrt, takeover and renovation of the Schöngampalm, purchase of XXL-Trampoline
2010 Construction of the Zirbenhütte Restaurant on the northern side of Fiss. The Zirbenhütte Restaurant offers 450 indoor seats and 800 outdoor seats, Construction of the jump tower in the Summer Fun Park
2010 Construction of the Wolfsee snow-making reservoir (Fiss)
2009 Construction of the Königsleithebahn chairlift and the Leithe Wirt Restaurant (Serfaus)
2008 Construction of the Familienbahn Gampen family chairlift, construction of the Masner snow-making reservoir (Serfaus), construction of the Almbahn 8-seater cable car (Fiss), Extension Summer Funpark Fiss with the Summersnowworld
2007 Construction of the Arrezjochbahn and Moosbahn chairlift (Serfaus); construction of the Skyswing (Fiss)
2006 Construction of the Murmli Crèche, construction of the Murmli Water (Serfaus), construction of the Panorama Enjoyment Trail, construction of the Fisser Flieger (Fiss)
2005 Construction of the Tyrol’s first Ski Lounge (Serfaus), establishment of the “Fisser Bergbahnen GmbH & Seilbahn Komperdell GmbH Personenbeförderungs OHG”, joint construction of the Waldbahn 8-seater cable car, construction of the Fisser Flitzer summer tobogganing run, construction of the Sonnenburg Family Restaurant, adaptation and conversion of the “Kinderplanet” Children’s Restaurant, construction of the Frommes snow-making reservoir (Fiss)
2004 Construction of the Pezidbahn cable car (Serfaus)
2003 Construction of the Lassida Restaurant; construction of the Lawensbahn chairlift (Serfaus); replacement of the 4-seater cable car service on the first and second section of the Schönjochbahn by a modern 8-seater cable car, construction of the BergDiamant Panoramic Restaurant
2002 Construction of the Schöngampbahn chairlift, new construction of the children’s training ground Bertas Kinderland (Fiss)
2001 Construction of the Scheidbahn chairlift (Serfaus), “Seilbahn & Bus Tourismus” (Cable Car and Coach Tourism) magazine declares ski area as winner in its 2000/2001 consumer survey
2000 New construction of the Möseralm Mountain Restaurant
1999 Fiss-Ladis and Serfaus ski areas merge, 12 December 1999: opening of the Tyrol’s new Ski Dimension Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, reconstruction of the Masner Alpine Ski Hut, construction of the Alpkopfbahn and construction of the Sunliner cable car connecting Serfaus and Fiss (Serfaus), construction of the Sattelbahn, Rastbahn and Puinzbahn chairlift as well as the snow-making reservoir on the Schönjoch (Fiss)
1998 Masner Alpine Ski Hut destroyed in a fire (Serfaus); agreement reached on the introduction of an integrated ski pass system for the whole of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis
1997 Construction of the Planseggbahn 6-seater chairlift, construction of the Alpkopf 4-seater chairlift (Serfaus)
1996 Conversion of the Komperdell Mountain Restaurant into the Panoramic Restaurant, and conversion of the cable car into the “Murmlibahn” – Europe’s first cable car for children (Serfaus)
1995 Möseralm and Ladis-Fiss: construction of two modern 6-seater cable cars (Fiss)
1993 Construction of the Obere Scheid 4-seater chairlift (Serfaus)
1992 Construction of the Lazidbahn cable car as second section of the Komperdell cable dcar, construction of the Komperdell snow-making reservoir (Serfaus), construction of the Zwölferbahn chairlift (Fiss)
1991 Construction of the Gample lift (Serfaus)
1990 Acquisition of first snow cannon in Serfaus, construction of the children’s training ground Kinderschneealm (Serfaus)
1989 Construction of the Gampenbahn 4-seater chairlift (Serfaus)
1988 Construction of the Komperdell 6-seater cable car (Serfaus)
1986 Construction of the Fidriol lift (Ladis)
1985 “Dorfbahn” village underground train opens (Serfaus), construction of the Alm lift (Fiss)
1983 Construction of the Plansegg II lift (Serfaus)
1982 Construction of the Schöngamp lift (Fiss)
1981 Construction of the second section of the Schönjochbahn cable car, construction of the Plazör and Schönjöchl lift as well as the Schönjöchl Mountain Restaurant (Fiss); construction of the Minders lift and completion of the Masner Alpine Ski Hut (Serfaus)
1980 Development of the Masner ski area with the Moos, Arrez, Masner and Laustal II lift (Serfaus)
1979 Start of development work on the Schönjöchl, construction of the first section of the Schönjochbahn cable car and construction of the Wonne lift (Fiss)
1978 Construction of the Möser lift (Fiss) and the Lawens lift (Serfaus)
1977 Construction of the first children’s ski restaurant in the Alps on the Komperdell (Serfaus)
1974 Neighbouring village of Ladis linked to the Fiss ski area by a single-seater chairlift (Fiss), construction of the Scheid lift (Serfaus)
1973 Opening of the Komperdell circulating monocable aerial ropeway (Serfaus)
1971 Construction of the Laustal lift (Serfaus), construction of the Wald lift (Fiss)
1970 Construction of the Lazid double chairlift (Serfaus)
1969 Construction of a small refreshments stop at the Möseralm (Fiss)
1967 Construction of the single-seater chairlift to the Möseralm and construction of the Rast and Sattelkopf lift (Fiss)
1966 Founding of the Fisser Bergbahnen GmbH (Fiss-Ladis cable car company) (Fiss), construction of the Alpkopf single-seater chairlift (Serfaus)
1965 Construction of the Bifang and Alpkopf lift (Serfaus)
1961 Construction of the Gampen and Plansegg lift (Serfaus)
1958 Construction of the cable car linking Serfaus to the Komperdell
1957 Founding of the Seilbahn Komperdell GmbH (Komperdell cable car company) in Serfaus
1954 The first tow lift is built in Serfaus
1953 The goods cable car is converted into a passenger cable car for 4 people
1940 Building of a goods cable car from the village Serfaus to the Kölner Haus