Sacher Hotels Lay Off 140 Employees

Lifestyle & TravelLuxury Goods ♦ Published: September 15, 2020; 15:25 ♦ (Vindobona)

The dramatic situation in Austria's tourism industry does not even spare one of the most prestigious hotels in Europe. The Sacher Hotels, located in Vienna and Salzburg, have announced the dismissal of 140 employees.

Just like many other companies in the tourism industry, the famous Hotel Sacher is facing financial hardships. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / kodiak / CC BY-SA (

The Sacher Hotels in Salzburg and Vienna currently only open to a limited extent.

However, even the rooms that are currently on offer are also far from being fully occupied.

According to a statement of the managing director of the Sacher establishments, …