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The gondolas of the Giant Ferris Wheel pass by slowly, one after the other.
At this moment, someone is taking a sightseeing trip above Vienna. Pity you’re not on it. Giant Ferris Wheel

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Vienna Tourist Board
1020 Vienna
Tel. +43-1-211 14-0
Fax +43-1-216 84 92

The Vienna Tourist Board (a legal and public entity) is the tourism office of the City of Vienna. Managing Director: Norbert Kettner


Vienna Tourist Board 2009
All rights reserved.

Purpose of Publication / Declaration according to § 25 para. 4 MediaLaw

Tips and information for visitors to Vienna, the tourism industry and media business.

Internet Team

Team Manager: Andrea Kostner 

USP Management:
Karin Böhm (Families)
Susanna Burger (Music)
Susanne Kapeller (Lifestyle & Events)
Andrea Krems (Travel info)
Susanne Schneeberger (Green Vienna)
Robert Seydel (Arts, Sights)
Internet Marketing: Manuela Vergud, Karin Böhm, Julia Jakoubek, Birgit Machtinger 
Event Database: Maria Paula Palma Caetano, Renate Walli, Christine Freudensprung

Webmaster: Christoph Weindl
Editorial Support: Paul Daniel PR

Waltraud Wolf (Director Content Management & Production)
Annelies Menz (Photo Database)
Christine Kupka (Vienna Card)
Katrin Heintschel (Statistics & Market Research)
Hermann Höger (Promotion Catalog)
Barbara Weber Kainz (Vienna Experts Club)
Karin Forster, Sonja Jell (Vienna Experts Club International)

Vera Schweder (Team Leader, Corporate Public Relations),
Walter Straßer (Corporate Public Relations)
Brigitte Weiss (Team Leader Visitors Services), Tamara Wallner and Eva Zittermann (Vienna Hotels) 

Gudrun Engl, Director Marketing and Media Management, Petra Knaus (B2B: Destination Guide),
Christian Mutschlechner, Director Congress Bureau (B2B:

Web design, concept, accessibility, web development, CMS:
WIENFLUSS in cooperation with November Design.

Mobile portal, concept and mobile features
Digitalsunray Media GmbH

Here is our explanation on barrier freedom:

Explanation of accessibility

Disclaimer Hyperlinks

We carefully and continuously check the websites of our partners to which we link. Nevertheless, we would like to emphasize that we have no influence over the creation and content of the linked pages. If these pages, after having been checked by us, are changed without our knowledge in such a way that they present "illegal activities" according to Section 17 of the E-Commerce Law (Austrian Federal Law Supplement of December 21, 2001), we hereby explicitly distance ourselves from such changed content. This declaration is valid for all links on our website and all content of these sites with links or banners from our own website.

Note: Section 17 of the Austrian E-Commerce Law of December 21, 2001 exempts the offering website from responsibility for outside links, as long as it has no prior knowledge of the "illegal activity" on the part of the destination website. With several hundred links on our website pointing to other websites, we cannot monitor them all the time; we therefore ask you to inform us about any "illegal activities" on pages linked from our website.

Additional information according to the E-Commerce Law

(Austrian Federal Law Supplement of December 21, 2001, section 5, parts 1 and 2)
1. Name of the service provider: Vienna Tourist Board
2. Address: Obere Augartenstrasse 40, A-1020 Vienna
3. Electronic address: wtv
4. Corporate identity number and court of jurisdiction: not applicable for an entity of public law
5. Board of Control: City and State of Vienna
6. Chamber membership: not applicable
7. Identification number for Value Added Tax: ATU38158907.

We emphasize that the prices quoted on this websites (e.g., admission fees for museums etc.) - unless otherwise stated - are end user prices and contain value added tax and all other duties and surcharges.

Information on commercial communication

(Austrian Federal Law Supplement of December 21, 2001, section 6) For hotel bookings on the pages of Wien-Hotels, the following applies:
1. Cancellation is free of charge until 48 hours before arrival. In the case of a later cancellation, the first night must be paid for.  Not valid for rates with special booking conditions, like Hot Deal, Promotion Rate, Advanced Booking Rate and Special Rate.
2. Bookings with an arrival time after 6 pm can only be guaranteed if the reservation was made with a credit card or if a later arrival time was agreed upon in advance.
3. The contract is concluded between you and the operator of the accommodation.
4. The Austrian Hotel Contract Regulations also apply.
5. The place of jurisdiction is Vienna.
6. All above mentioned conditions are valid only for FIT reservations (except New Years Period).

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