In June 1976
In June 1976, after 27 years of hard work, Elsa Massinger decided to retire and pass the business on to her only son, Emil Massinger, and his wife Angelika.
However Emil, the civil engineer, had the old, rambling building pulled down because it was no longer possible to install state-of-the-art technology. Emil Massinger planned and re-designed the entire hotel. The planning and building took two years.