Hotel gets a 40 million facelift


The spa hotel Eggerwirt in St Michael, district of Lungau (state of Salzburg), will be modernised. In order to offer high comfort to their guests, the management plans to refurnish 40 rooms. Although the hotel has been renovated regularly, the time for a large change has come. Eggerwirt has always been an oasis of peace […]

Darabos eyes new peace missions as conscription debate intensifies


A statement by Social Democratic (SPÖ) Defence Minister Norbert Darabos has fuelled speculations Austria would contribute in more international peace-keeping missions in the future.Looking back on 50 years of international engagement, the minister said today (Weds) he “cannot rule out” Austria will participate in peace-keeping missions in Africa. Austrian troops were sent to Chad in […]