Latest Projects, Events, Research & Development activities and News from the World of Axess.
Running to Success: Team Axess at the Salzburg Business Run 2023
Team Axess triumphs at Salzburg Business Run 2023, breaking records and celebrating with a victory dinner - a story of teamwork and achievement.
All new! Axess Solutions in Armenia.
In 2016, the planning for Myler Resort, a year-round destination in Armenia, began. Recently, in the winter season of 2022/2023, the resort conducted its first test operation of a brand-new 6-seater chairlift. To manage ticketing, access, and the rental store, the resort relies on the Axess system.
AI Axess Intelligence
Axess unveils the new Axess SKI WALLET at Interalpin this year, allowing lift tickets to be stored on mobile phones. The event also marks the celebration of Axess' 25th anniversary. Over the past 25 years, Axess has grown into a global company with 430 employees, 16 subsidiaries across 15 countries.
INTERALPIN the world’s leading International Trade Fair for Alpine Technologies in Innsbruck, Austria took place April 19 - 21. The Ticketing and Access System for the Fair was managed by Axess AG - where we hit a record number of 35.000 attendees during the three-day show.
Tradition meets modernity - Upgrade for Salzburg Zoo
Visitors, both great and small of the Salzburg Zoo will now be welcomed at the new main entrance, equipped with the most up-to-date software. The modern design of the hardware products perfectly completes the architecturally state-of-the-art visitor center, which combines centuries of tradition and modernity.
Axess goes Azerbaijan
The ski resort Tufandag in Azerbaijan has been equipped with the latest Axess technology since January 2023. Various software solutions and hardware products ensure smooth visitor management and satisfied operators. The ski resort Tufandag is the first Axess project in Azerbaijan.
Smarter Solutions for EUROPEAN ROTORS
The EUROPEAN ROTORS trade show brings together all aspects and players of the rotorcraft industry in Europe. The second edition of the event was marked with great success and managed holistically by Axess.
Axess SKI WALLET - Lift Tickets on your Mobile Phone
The digital alternative to the classic lift ticket is in high demand. Having the ticket on your mobile phone is the answer.
Axess at the "White Roof" of Innsbruck
The ski resort with Olympic flair, located 11 km southwest of Innsbruck, has already been serviced by Axess since 2017. The most recently opened 10-person gondola lift "Hoadlbahn" was equipped with the latest Axess hardware. Similar to the "Golden Roof" in the center of Innsbruck, the ski resort Axamer Lizum is known as the "White Roof".
Smart technology for the Kehlsteinhaus
A world-famous lookout, high above Berchtesgaden: the historic Kehlsteinhaus. Since fall 2021, Axess has been ensuring smooth visitor management at this popular tourist destination and its hardware acts as the starting point for the 6.5 km long bus tour that scales an altitude of over 700 meters.
Tyrolean Glacier Worlds: Featured with smart access
The ski resort of ´Pitztal-Kaunertal´ starts the 2022/2023 winter season with new access solutions. Equipped with the innovative Axess hardware and software, the toll road to the valley Kaunertal and the ski lifts of the glacier areas are well equipped for the digital future.
Update for New Zealand's prestigious national stadium
New Zealand’s heritage-rich national stadium on the path to a digital future.
SEAMLESS ACCESS TO THE ICE-SKATING ENJOYMENT
Unique ice skating in the middle of Austria's capital - the successful concept of the Vienna Ice World could be carried out for the 27th time in winter 2022. For the first time, the complete visitor management was handled by Axess systems.
SMART ACCESS AT BORUSSIA-PARK
Before kickoff, only one thing counts: smooth entry. Speed and security at the stadium entrance are essential for operators and visitors. Since the 2020/2021 season, the Axess SMART SCANNER 600 NFC has been used to check tickets at the German Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach.
Access control at Audi Dome
On Sunday, August 28, 2022, the German national basketball team was welcomed to the Audi Dome for the World Cup qualifier vs. Slovenia with NBA superstar Luka Doncic. Exactly 50 years after the 1972 Summer Olympics, an international match of the DBB team took place again in the legendary Audi Dome.
Smart visitor management for baths and pools
Leisure fun and Axess technology meet at six baths around Lake Attersee. Equipped with the innovative software and hardware solutions, the Lakeside baths are perfectly prepared for the future in terms of visitor management.
IAAPA Expo Europe 2022
Axess provides services to Water- and other Theme Parks, Sightseeing Attractions as well as Museums. Among them growing demand for self-service and automation requires a fully integrated solution with operational efficiency. Axess' holistic solutions address today's challenges while creating an enhanced customer experience.
Expansion at Axess
For 24 years now, Axess AG´s turnover, number of employees and floor space have been growing steadily. While in 2012 the company had 156 employees, now 400 people worldwide are working to provide digital access solutions with integrated software products in five different business areas. From ski resorts, football stadiums, fair and exhibition centers, leisure parks or tourist attractions, they all need a system to organize ticket purchase as well as access digitally.
Axess, now live on the vivenu marketplace
Today, we are excited to announce that we are an integration on the vivenu marketplace.
Trade show SEE YOU THERE
The trade show SEE YOU THERE will take place from June 29 to July 1, 2022. It is an annual congress that brings together the contributors of the event industry in the field of exhibitions and congresses.
SCAN & SKI IN VORARLBERG
The new construction of the Valisera cable car in Silvretta Montafon ushered in a new, digital age for the ski resort. Ready for the future - with the latest Axess setup.
Optimized ticketing for attractions across Europe: bookingkit and Axess combine online marketing and access control
Berlin/Salzburg, 4/28/2022 – bookingkit, Europe’s leading booking and marketing solution for tours, activities and attractions, and Axess, a leading provider of innovative and flexible visitor management solutions in the sports, leisure, museums and attractions industries, are connecting their systems to create a new, powerful ticketing solution for attractions across Europe.
Mountain Planet - Axess TICKET LOUNGE
Welcome to Grenoble. From April 26 to April 28, 2022 the international mountain trade fair MOUNTAIN PLANET will take place. Visit the new Axess booth!
Mountain Planet 2022 - Mountain Development Fair
Every two years Grenoble becomes the global center for mountain professionals. "MOUNTAIN PLANET" is the largest international mountain trade fair and since 1974 the hot spot to exchange experiences, present new developments and discover potentials. Axess will be there in 2022 with a very special „booth“.
DIGITAL WORLD FOR FAIR AND CONVENTION CENTERS
International exhibition and congress centers have been relying on Axess' intuitive complete solutions for many years. Numerous trade fair operators and organizers expand their visitor management with flexible hardware systems and innovative software solutions.
CHINA'S FREESKI STRONGHOLD WITH NEW AXESS SETUP
Changchun Lotus Mountain Shimao Ski Resort was one of the country’s first to attract attention on the international skiing stage. In cooperation with the Bank of China, Axess has now implemented one of the most comprehensive all-in-one solutions for ski resorts.
THE RISE OF A TOURISM MEGACITY
It took Changchun over 100 years to transform from a small trading town in north-eastern China into a megacity with major sporting ambitions. Axess was there with its solutions during the final transformation into a winter sports resort.
CHINA’S GREAT SKI-EVOLUTION
China is working hard to become a major skiing destination. More and more regions are being transformed into winter sports venues with state-of-the-art facilities. The Wanda Changbaishan International Resort is the latest example.
Future driven Covid-19 concept with Axess
Whether skiing in winter or cycling in summer, St. Corona am Wechsel inspires its guests all year round. Together with Axess, the area has converted ticket sales to 100% online, as well as allowing customers to pick up tickets completely contactless.
NOKIA ARENA – FINLAND'S MOST MODERN EVENT STADIUM
With over one million expected visitors annually, the 15,000-capacity-strong Nokia Arena in Tampere will become one of the most important addresses for sport-events and concerts in Finland. The Axess solution guarantees the operator a complete overview and visitor management and the fans quick access.
All Axess ski resorts in the DACH region are open, in many of them the Covid certificate check takes place digitally.
The trendsetter from Anif already started to develop a corresponding software during the past year and thus guarantees its customers a safe and legally compliant ski operation.
KICK-OFF in Freiburg | new Europa-Park stadium
The German Bundesliga soccer team SC Freiburg has a new home. In 2021, the Europa-Park Stadium opened after three years of construction. Axess provides smart software for stadium management and the access system.
HIGH-TECH UPGRADE IN RUSSIA’S SKI JEWEL
Since the 2014 Winter Olympics, Russia's winter sports jewel Krasnaya Polyana is constantly improving. The latest addition to the resort: an all-in-one solution for ticket sales, rentals and ski lessons by Axess.
ALC Award 2021
Austria´s Leading Companies 2021 We are so happy & proud! Yesterday´s evening was another great highlight for us. Axess AG won 3rd place in the classification of international companies based in Salzburg – our CFO and Member of the Board Lars Wolf was accepting the award. In respect of the pandemic the event was held only for winner.
Smart technology in Lignon
The public pool of Lignon / Vernier - only minutes from the center of Geneva - has decided has decided this year to replace its entire ticketing ticketing and access system with a modern and intelligent complete solution from Axess.
Axess COVID CERTIFICATE CHECK
Wether it’s the next wave or new mutations, the coming winter season brings some uncertainty for cableway operators. The conditions affecting ski operation can change up to the last second. The Axess COVID CERTIFICATE CHECK system ensures that the ski season is operated in accordance with the law.
MyThredbo Card goes PICK UP BOX
When the Austrian Tony Sponar was looking for a place for a future ski area in Australia in 1955, he probably had no idea what would come of it more than half a century later. "Thredbo" is now Australia's best ski area (World Ski Awards, 2020) and the continent's flagship in skiing. With the Axess PICK UP BOX 600, Thredbo is taking on the pioneering role in the digital world.
Automated access control in trains & ski areas in Catalonia
The Catalan railroad company "Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya" presented improvements recently implemented by Axess. One highlight at the FGC managed ski resort Vall de Núria: automated access control to railway trains through the implementation of an online ticketing system. The entire project was part of a digitization strategy and enables automatic control of capacity in trains and ski resorts.
AXESS BIG IN CHINA – High-tech access to the Shanghai Museum
Technological progress in China does not stop at museums. Axess cooperated with the Shanghai Museum to install one of the most advanced access systems in the world. The contactless, future-proof system was developed especially for the Chinese market.
"The Little Train" rolls again – great journey in La Mure
After a landslide in October 2010 repairs to the line of the Petit Train de La Mure, south of Grenoble, have been completed after more than ten years of work. The reopening of the tourist line connecting Saint-Georges-de-Commiers with La Mure, in the south of the Isère department, will take place in June. The company EDEIS, which operates the tourist train, turned to Axess to install a modern access control system.
Axess TICKET LOUNGE - Technology for the modern cable car station
The sale of ski tickets at the counter is yesterday's news. In the future it will take place online and can be operated in self-service.
Zagreb's New City Cable Car and The Clever System Behind It
Two decades after the idea for a city cable car in Zagreb first emerged, it was finally realized with Axess in 2021. An ambitious project that connects the city of Zagreb directly with its local mountain and the World Cup Ski Resort Sljeme.
Upgrade for the Jennerbahn
The Jennerbahn in Bavaria, which is already equipped with Axess technology, has expanded its 2021 offering to include uncomplicated online ticket purchasing.
Good, better, dynamic - Clever pricing at the Pizol ski resort
The ski resort of Pizol in the Swiss canton of St. Gallen and Axess have teamed up on a new project to improve lift-ticket pricing. Pizol is set to become the first ski resort to use the Axess SMART PRICING system, which offers countless benefits to skiers and resort managers alike.
High-End as standard – MEETT Toulouse
Toulouse's new exhibition center is based on contemporary architecture and state-of-the-art equipment. Toulouse Évènements chose Axess to manage its visitors and exhibitors.
Axess is ISO 27001 certified!
It's official! In December 2020, Axess AG's corporate processes were successfully audited and certified by TÜV Rheinland according to ISO 27001!
Skijalista Srbije: Modernization with Axess
The ski resorts Stara Planina, Tornik and Kopaonik were modernized one after the other with innovative products from Axess. After the kick-off for the first of the three projects in summer 2018, the last ski resort is now another satisfied customer of Axess AG with autumn 2020. With the finalization of this major project, the ski resorts are prepared for the big rush of domestic winter sports enthusiasts and tourists.
Oi-Qaragai: Big modernization with Axess
The ski resort Oi-Qaragai Lesnaya Skazka east of the metropolis Almaty, belongs to one of the most beautiful areas in Kazakhstan. For the 10th anniversary, the management of the resort decided to renew the access systems with Axess.
Premiere for Mont Edouard!
Mont Edouard in Quebec in the southeast of Canada offers its guests a pleasant change in the middle of the Canadian mountains through various activities such as skiing, snowshoeing or ice skating. The ski resort is now relying on access systems from Axess to provide even more security for employees and guests.
Contactless and safe: Axess and BERNEXPO develop portal for exhibitions
For almost 70 years, the BERNEXPO has been acting as a link between trade fair organizers and their visitors far beyond just the events. After many years of cooperation with Axess, the Axess EXHIBITOR PORTAL has now been developed to offer trade fair visitors and exhibitors even more comfort and security.
Stöckli and Axess are partnering up
Stöckli, the Swiss high quality ski manufacturer, will equip their ski rental locations with Axess RESORT.RENTAL.
Mont Blanc (Quebec) and Axess: Contactless skiing
Among all the peaks in the Laurentian / Mont-Tremblant region of Quebec, Mont Blanc in particular is very popular. Now the family-friendly ski resort is relying on contactless solutions from Axess.
Technology-Revolution for Ski Areas: The Cell Phone becomes a Ski Pass
The digital alternative to the classic ski pass. Ski areas and their guests always want new possibilities in the area of ski pass management. The international technology trendsetter Axess has developed a new gate that converts the cell phone into a ski pass via Bluetooth. The new AX500 Smart Gate NG BLE enables completely contactless access to the lift.
Uludag: Modernization by Axess
The Uludag ski resort is located in the Marmara region, only 35 km from the megacity of Bursa. With a slope length of 28km it is one of the biggest in Turkey and enjoys a constantly growing popularity.
Messe Dornbirn: more safety for events
In the days before Corona, around 160 events were held annually at the Dornbirn Exhibition Center. Over 2000 exhibitors and more than 420,000 visitors gathered here every year to experience trade fairs, concerts, sport events or conferences together. Now similarly high visitor numbers can be expected again.
Crystal Mountain: Safety is our priority
Founded in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a four-season resort located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City. There are 58 ski slopes and a 36-hole golf course. Eight lifts carry up to 400,000 visitors per year over a distance of 91 kilometers of slopes.
A smart future for Los Angeles FC
Axess is trendsetter when it comes to new technologies in the field of ticketing and access systems. The Los Angeles FC is first to receive customized gates for the Banc of California Stadium.
With the modernization of the Schönbrunnerbad in Vienna, the Axess AG is focusing on an important project in Austria. With immediate effect, the historical leisure attraction is taking an important step into the digital future with the sale of season tickets via the Internet.
Axess focuses on environmental protection
Axess is a trendsetter when it comes to new technologies for ticketing and access systems. Now the company is also committed to the environment.
One Ticket for All Activities
In 2019, Super-Besse was the first winter sports resort in the French Massif Central to decide to redesign its swimming pool to turn it into a modern and friendly fun and adventure pool. Thanks to this renovation, guests can be received all year round in the future.
New product from Axess: Access only possible with a face mask and without fever
The new module for all access control systems: A sensor measures the body temperature and a camera detects whether a protective mouth-nose mask is worn. Only then will the gate open.
Bank of China ski pass
Together with Axess, the Bank of China has launched a new major project in winter 2019/20, which enables customers to access several ski resorts with a single ski pass and thus spend a varied day in the snow.
Axess AG Announces North American Leadership Transition
Axess AG, the parent company of Axess Americas, announced the Company’s Board of Directors appointed ski industry veteran Brian Brodbeck as Managing Director.
Axess goes Australia
With subsidiaries all over the world, it is no wonder that a branch office has now been established in Australia and Axess is thus represented on all continents. David Brown, General Manager of the new subsidiary, provides some interesting information about the new office.
Helsinki Olympic Stadion goes Axess
The Helsinki Olympic Stadium, which was the venue of the 1952 Olympic Games and is considered one of the most beautiful stadiums in the world, will shine in new glory in summer 2020. With its innovative solutions, Axess AG is the official outfitter in the access area.
A spectacular year 2019/20 for Axess: absolute peak reached with over 50 million sales and 18.9 % growth
With 62 new customer projects, the past fiscal year was the most successful in the company's history. Sensational growth was achieved in the USA, Japan and Russia, but Europe's DACH region also grew significantly. Even Covid-19 cannot detract from this success, several major projects have already been completed for the new financial year in times of a pandemic.
Don't touch - just ride.
Axess is ready for the new lifestyle. For years, Axess AG has offered a range of products and smart technologies that make it easy to always offer its customers the best possible experience. After crises like the current one, this means above all being able to adapt to situations while always working on the development of new solutions.
The independent genius - no more power and network cables
Choose the position of access completely freely? The new gate can be set up wherever you want! Not a dream, but now a reality!
Axess supports Covid-19 research
Axess AG, together with conova and other Salzburg-based companies, supports the Covid-19 research. To this purpose, the unused computing power of the computers will be donated to the scientific project Folding@home in St. Louis in order to simulate the folding of proteins.
Kazakhstan's largest ski resort relies on Axess on site.
The ski resort in Shymbulak is the largest in Kazakhstan and, with a capacity of over 9000 visitors, also the most visited in the entire country. The prestigious project is located just 30km south of Almaty and operates all year round. Due to the great demand and the start of this large project, Axess AG decided to establish a subsidiary in Kazakhstan. In total, 26 AX500 Smart Gates NG with Turnstile Module, 11 Axess PARKING and 10 Axess SMART POS were installed in Shymbulak, among others.
Ski resort management in Russia
A complete Axess setup for one of the biggest ski areas in Russia. Axess delivered and installed a all-in-one system with printers pick up boxes and much more.
The latest developments of Axess RESORT SOLUTIONS were installed at the recently opened Jennerbahn. One of the most important ropeway-projects in Germany celebrated its opening on July 5th.
Axess installed a complete full-service fair solution for the Etkaterinburg-Expo and the new congress center. The exhibition complex in the Urals is one of the largest exhibition centers in Russia. In August 2019 the new build congress center will be officially opened for everyone.
We celebrate the 20th birthday of our first subsidiary: TeamAxess France!
Looking back on 20 years of success due to the accomplishments of the founder Maurice Zinniger and his team France is still our biggest business unit apart from the headquarters.
Interalpin 2019: How UHF changes access control
New UHF technology presents itself as a successful innovation for ski resorts.
From May 8th through 10th, 2019, the 23nd INTERALPIN will take place in the congress messe innsbruck (cmi).
The WKO Delegation for Southeastern and Central Europe of AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA visits Axess!
AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA acts a strong partner for the international business of Austrian companies. At the same time, it acts as a networking platform for international exchange. Today, the delegation for Southeastern and Central Europe visited the Axess headquarters.
The Japanese Alps are Calling!
The Japanese Alps are Calling! Axess will appear at the Snow Expo in Yokohama, from the 13th to 15th of February. Axess will be present as part of the showcase AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA.
Axess installs their first UHF Access Solution at Cypress Mountain Resort in Canada.
The Boyne Resort Group has tapped Axess to provide their first UHF gate installation, at the Group’s Cypress Mountain Ski Resort near Vancouver.
Changbai Mountain Luneng Resort (CN) starts season 2018/19 with Axess Smart Gates
Chinese skiresort in the province Jilin implemented contactless access to skiable area.
Killington Resort will welcome the AUDI FIS SKI WOLRD CUP with new Axess Smart Gates
The Killington Cup is a celebration of the history and passion for alpine ski racing in Eastern North America.
Everything on one ticket with Axess!
Windham Mountain Resort to implement RFID technology from Season 2018/19
Axess shows its systems for ski resorts, ropeways and destinations in Paris
The Axess ticketing and access management for the French market is tailor-made and customer-oriented.
Successful start for Axess Beijing
The subsidiary of Axess AG founded in April, Axess (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd. shows their products for the Chinese market at WWSE. At the booth of the "Country of Honor", the "Company of Access Management" shows strength in China.
Axess at World Winter Sports Expo in Beijing
Also this year's WWSE is meeting point of Chinese ski resort owners and investors. The latest innovative products of Axess are shown by the team of the subsidiary in Beijing.
Japanese ski resorts rely on Axess
Two additional Japanese ski resorts – Kandatsu Kogen Ski Resorts and Mineyama Kogen Resort White Peak – have opted for the cutting-edge access system of the Salzburg-based innovation leader. Last autumn, both projects were completed on time for the 17/18 season.
"200 Years Silent Night" with Axess Systems
The ticketing and access specialist AXESS AG shows its regional colors by equipping the Salzburg Provincial Exhibition 2018.
Axess Wins Prestigious German Marketing Award
With its consistent and professional marketing, AXESS AG has been chosen the winner of the category "Industry Excellence in Branding" by the "Deutschen Rat der Formgebung" and "German Design Council". Claudia Kopetzky and Oliver Suter proudly received the award last Thursday in Berlin.
PREMIUM SKI RESORT IN JAPAN CHOSE AXESS RESORT SOLUTIONS
On 16 December 2017, the Korean “Lotte Hotels & Resorts” opened its first ski resort in Myoko in the Prefecture of Niigata in Japan. The aim of the investors is to turn the “Lotte Arai Resort” into Asia’s number one premium ski destination. Luxury hotels, high-end restaurants, and an exclusive spa will all provide guests with maximum levels of comfort away from the slopes. In order to create a premium infrastructure, premium providers are required. In the field of access and visitor management, the company has chosen to put its faith in the most innovative complete system to be found anywhere in the branch – Axess Resort Solutions 4.0.
Japanese Hoshino resorts rely on Axess Smart RESORT SOLUTIONS 4.0
Alpine skiing is starting to boom in the land of the rising sun, propelling a wave of modernization. Many resorts aim at upgrading ticketing and access to match the standard of the world top resorts. Smart solutions from a single source are needed – quickly and efficiently for both the resort and its visitors. The Hoshino resort "Alts Bandai" and "Nekoma Ski Resort" are relying on the Austrian group Axess AG to achieve these goals.