Hotel Post was the first hotel in St. Anton, opening in 1897. The owners were providing 100 beds, central heating, electric lights, a billiard lounge, a bowling alley and a tennis court. In 1919, there have been space for 328 guests in St. Anton. WW1 stopped the development, unfortunately. In 1901, the first ski association was found, and ski races were held.
Hannes Schneider invented the “Arlbergtechnik” which was a revolution for the modern ski sport. In 1926, St. Anton had space for 664 guests.
In the thirties, Franck Arnold was shot several movies in St. Anton, which influenced the ski sport for sustainable. Therefore, the number of guests increased rapidly again. In 1934, 55.000 overnight stays and 500 rooms had been counted.