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Julia is our specialist at the reception. She lives with her family in Gais and has been working at the Windschar for three years. Julia is an open-minded and warm person and is always happy to help you with any questions you may have. In her spare time she likes meeting up with her friends.



Karin organises and provides information at the reception. She comes from Molini di Tures and speaks German, Italian and English. Her passion is travelling, which is the reason why she is often on the road exploring the world.



Bruna is our ambitious employee at th ereception and comes from Matera in southern Italy. The Italian is the proud mother of a son and has a special passion for languages. She was particularly fond of German, which is why Bruna lived in Germany for 10 years.



Our Lucia welcomes you with a warm smile at the reception. Born in Slovakia, she has been living in Brunico for 14 years and enjoys spending time with her family and two small children. Besides reading, sport also plays a major role in her life. That's why she spends her free time in the fresh air.



Claudia comes from Prato and has lived with her family in Gais since 2013. She studied media sciences and journalism at the University of Florence and is now responsible for the Hotel Windschar’s social media. Together with Hannah, she takes care of the hotel’s marketing. Claudia loves the cinema and sport, but her greatest passion is and remains football.



Hannah graduated in economics and is in charge for marketing and sales. She specialized in online marketing and takes care of the hotel’s website and its presentation on OTAs. Hannah comes from Anterselva and has a passion for being creative: when she picks up a brush, canvases are turned into a blaze of colour in an instant.



Alexander is our chef de cuisine who conjures up treats for the eyes, nose and taste buds using every trick in the book. He has been working his magic in the Windschar kitchen for more than 10 years and pursues his credo: farm regionally, harvest seasonally and refine with fresh herbs. Alex lives with his family in Gais and has a cat.



Vito is our pastry chef and indulges all the senses with sweet delicacies. The 32-year-old confectioner originally comes from Apulia and joined our kitchen team this season. In his free time Vito dances through life, he has rhythm in his blood.



Fabiola welcomes you with a warm smile at the breakfast buffet and spoils you with scrambled eggs and freshly made crêpes. Born in Chile, she followed her great love to Gais 24 years ago. In her spare time she likes to go for long walks with her four-legged friend or to explore Northern Europe.



Shaip has been ensuring that the kitchen area is spotlessly clean for more than 19 years and always works with the utmost care. The 50-year-old originally comes from Kosovo and now lives in Brunico/Bruneck with his family. Shaip has four children and loves telling them stories.



Our Maître Giulio was born in the province of Ferrara, but lives in wonderful Sardinia, where he spends pleasant days on the boat. At Windschar, he has been working for three winter seasons. In addition to his mother tongue Italian, he also speaks German, French and English. His hobbies are basketball and hiking, but he also has a remarkable collection of stamps.



Our Sieglinde, affectionately called Siegi by everyone, ensures a good mood within the service team. The sensitive waitress anticipates your wishes and spoils you with every trick in the book. Siegi comes from Gais and enjoys her free time most with wellness and walks.



Giulio has been part of our service team for two seasons and cares for the well-being of our guests in the Kronplatzstube. He lives with his family in Riscone and has two great passions: on one hand, he loves to explore our beautiful mountains and on the other hand, he adores spending time with his two beloved grandchildren - Matheus and Sofia.



Petra devotes herself to preparing delicious coffees and cappuccinos with a lot of love and devotion every morning. She lives in Brunico/Bruneck with her husband and their little son and prefers spending her free time in the mountains or on the slopes.



Franz is part of our service team and is very popular with our guests thanks to his humorous manner. The native Bosnian has been working in South Tyrol for 7 years and uses every free minute to put on his hiking boots and explore our beautiful mountains!



Valentina lives in Villa Ottonoe, a small village near Gais, and has been part of our service team for two seasons. With her warm nature, she is very popular among guests and colleagues and has an open ear for everyone. Her hobbies are reading, horseback  riding and archery, but most of all she loves to spend her free time on the slopes while snowboarding.



Geza is our favourite Hungarian waiter. He has been working at the Windschar for 14 years and has returned to us this season after a short break. He is a passionate chess player and likes to watch football matches in his spare time.



Xhoana has been part of our spa team for two seasons and is specialized in cosmetic treatments. She has also the diploma of the unique Haki method, thanks to which she will help you to leave everyday stress behind. Her family is originally from Albania but she was born and raised in Castelrotto, a beautiful town on the Alpe di Siusi. "Joy" always spreads good mood, loves good food and relaxes with yoga and meditation.



Julia is part of our SPA team and has golden hands for massages. She is a globetrotter who is always on the lookout for new adventures. Her favourite destinations include Africa and Cuba. The little amateur photographer takes countless pictures during her travels. When she is not on the road, she lives in Teodone/Dietenheim with her husband.



Maria is our expert for massages and also masters the unique Haki method. She originally comes from Bari, but decided to live in Brunico/Bruneck due to South Tyrol's sheer beauty. The masseuse is a warm person who anticipates your every wish and always makes every effort to make you feel comfortable. Travelling is her passion.



Elisabeth is our chambermaid in house Hermine. Together with Mary, she makes sure that our dear guests feel completely at home. Elisabeth was already at the Windschar as a young girl. Today she is the proud mother of two daughters, has her own farm and loves planting and nurturing flowers and herbs in her garden.



Mary is our chambermaid in house Hermine. She has been working at the Windschar since the 90s and has witnessed how it has developed from a pizzeria to a wellness hotel. The proud grandmother of five grandchildren from Valle Aurina/Ahrntal loves spending her free time on two wheels or with her four-legged friend.



Adriana is our floater who replaces the chambermaids on their days off and helps Monika wherever she is required. Born in Serbia, she has been living with her family in Brunico/Bruneck for 23 years and loves the magical mountains. In her spare time Adriana indulges her creative streak and decorates her home with a lot of love.



Mirjana is our chambermaid in the house Sylvia, where she cleans her rooms with accuracy and dedication. She was born in Croatia and her biggest passion is gardening, that is why she loves to plant flowers and herbs in the Windschar garden. Besides that, a little Picasso lives inside her, as Mirjana adores painting and modeling.



Marina is our chambermaid in the main building. She always greets you with a smile on her lips and enjoys doing her job reliably. Marina has two daughters aged 25 and 26. Her greatest passion is reading and she is most fascinated by Russian, Romanian and Italian literature .



Tijana is our chambermaid in the main building. Together with her colleague Marina, the 31-year-old ensures that our guests feel comfortable in their holiday home and can enjoy Alpine comfort. Born in Serbia, she has been living in Brunico for several years and enjoys spending lots of time with her family and her two small children.


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