The ski season in Austria starts under new hygiene regulations.
But they are apparently ignored.
Photos and videos cause anger and allegations on the web.
in the neighboring country: Despite the
from the Internet show that they are not always adhered to
, colorfully dressed
to take the
the mountain and then back down on two boards.
The start of the
ski season in Tyrol
, it looks like every other year.
But that is exactly what is causing heated emotions online.
distance and hygiene rules
, the ski lifts play a major role
Austrian tourism industry
In addition to
such as disinfected gondolas, multifunctional scarves for the lift pass and guest login via QR code, strict
distance rules and mask requirements are intended to make skiing holidays
as tasty and as safe as possible for guests.
“Winter sports areas like Ischgl have
synonymous with the
in the course of reporting
Of course, this does not correspond to reality, but nevertheless many people have reservations about traveling to these areas.
We take that very seriously, ”emphasized the
director of the
St. Anton am Arlberg
, Martin Ebster, to the
In general, significantly
apply in Austria with the increasing number of infections *
For example, people from different households have to keep a distance of one meter on the street.
Without distance and mask at the ski lift in Austria: vacationers in the Corona criticism
Keeping your distance is the order of the day.
Tyrol: Hold my ski goggles.
- 𝚐𝚊𝚕𝚕𝚎𝚗𝚋𝚒𝚝𝚝𝚎𝚛 (@gallenbitter) October 22, 2020
Pictures and videos, for example from the
are currently circulating on the internet and speak a different language.
can be seen
in huge lines
without a mask
are also not recognizable.
Many users find this
: “And the rest of us should barricade ourselves so that it works?
Has everyone gone mad? "
Many see a second Ischgl coming: “They just don't get it!”.
Employees of the cable cars on the
that they had been taken by surprise by the crowd.
"Because the Germans
because of the
*, we didn't expect so many people."
Unfortunately, you ca
floor markings in the
, and announcements in several languages refer to the
, according to Hintertux.
Meanwhile at Hintertux Glacier #tirol
Thank you Elli pic.twitter.com/Q8kkuKq5mM
- Ayranman © (@Lesart_) October 20, 2020
Rising corona numbers in Austria: can ski lifts stay open?
At the same time, the Foreign Office in Berlin has already classified five federal states in Austria as risk areas, including ski strongholds such as Tyrol.
The Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz also warned at the beginning of the week: "The
ultimate measure is a second lockdown".
Whether and how the ski lifts can stay open depends heavily on the increasing number of infections.
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