Switzerland News

Hard Rock Hotel Davos to open for winter ski season

Hard Rock Hotel Davos to open for winter ski season

17 August 2017 Hotel News

With presence in more than 70 countries across the globe, Hard Rock International is expanding its hotel portfolio to the Swiss Alps, announcing plans to open Hard Rock Hotel Davos. Working in collaboration with International Hospitality Service, the owner of Spenglers Hotel and Holsboer Residences in Davos, Hard Rock will electrify the region in December 2017.

Motel One Zürich welcomes first guests in Switzerland

Motel One Zürich welcomes first guests in Switzerland

10 August 2017 Hotel News

Motel One has opened its second hotel in Switzerland: Motel One Zürich. The 394-room hotel enjoys a city centre location and unusual design themes inspired by Switzerland, Lake Zurich and chocolate, which reflect the city’s prominence and elegance.

Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne to reopen in August

Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne to reopen in August

31 July 2017 Hotel News

One of Switzerland’s most famous hotels, Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne, is to re-open its doors on August 28th, following a nine-year, US$569 million construction project. The work has seen the historic hideaway restored as an exclusive destination for health, leisure and culture tourists, as well as MICE and business travellers.

Post takes up leadership of Park Gstaad

Post takes up leadership of Park Gstaad

18 May 2017 Hotel News

Seasoned hotelier Stephan Post has been named as the new general manager of Park Gstaad. Post joins Park Gstaad this summer from his most recent assignment as general manager of the Intercontinental Davos, also in Switzerland.

Jet2.com to link UK to Geneva for winter ski season

Jet2.com to link UK to Geneva for winter ski season

28 March 2017 Airline News Tourism News

Jet2.com is making sure skiers can hit the slopes while reinforcing its position as Yorkshire’s largest airline, by adding more flights and capacity to leading ski destination, Geneva. The news means that Jet2.com is currently the only airline serving Geneva from Leeds Bradford in winter 2017/18.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Montagne Alternative, Switzerland

Breaking Travel News investigates: Montagne Alternative, Switzerland

12 December 2016 Focus

Montagne Alternative welcomes visitors to the beauty of centuries-old Alpine farm buildings that have been lovingly converted into modern living spaces. Sitting in the heart of the well-preserved mediaeval village of Commeire, this is a place for authentic tourism, a place that enables frequent contact with nature. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole visits to find out more.

The Royal Savoy Lausanne welcomes extravagant new spa

The Royal Savoy Lausanne welcomes extravagant new spa

8 July 2016 Hotel News Spa News

The Lake Geneva Region has welcomed the opening of the new spa at The Royal Savoy Lausanne. After an investment of 100 million Swiss Francs and a five-year complete renovation and expansion, the transformation of this iconic hotel is now complete. The 1500sqm Le Spa du Royal which opened this June is the latest addition to the hotel.