Switzerland News

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.

Geneva offers travellers free accommodation this summer

Geneva offers travellers free accommodation this summer

Awarded the title of Europe’s Leading City Break Destination by the World Travel Awards for the past two years, Geneva is unveiling a ground-breaking campaign aimed at showcasing its beautiful city to thousands of leisure travellers this summer. Known as an international business hub for its humanitarian role as the Capital of Peace, Geneva Tourism along with many of its partners are joining together to provide leisure travellers a chance to experience the city’s peaceful surroundings and activities with complimentary accommodations.

Qatar Airways to bring Boeing Dreamliner to Geneva route

Qatar Airways to bring Boeing Dreamliner to Geneva route

7 April 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Qatar Airways has announced a substantial aircraft upgrade on the Doha to Geneva route from July 1st 2016, to become the airline’s second Dreamliner route to Switzerland after Zürich. The route, which is currently operated by an Airbus A320 with 132 seats, will be served by the state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner, almost doubling capacity on the direct daily service to 254 seats.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Hotel Atlantis by Giardino, Switzerland

Breaking Travel News investigates: Hotel Atlantis by Giardino, Switzerland

4 April 2016 Focus

As an urban retreat, Hotel Atlantis by Giardino seamlessly unites the luxury of a five-star superior city hotel with the natural surroundings of its green and peaceful location at the foot of the Üetliberg mountain. Here Mona Marti visits the freshly renovated property for Breaking Travel News and is whisked back a glamorous age when it was a stage for international guests and a meeting place for Zurich locals.

New brand identity from Geneva Tourism

New brand identity from Geneva Tourism

Geneva Tourism has unveiled its new identity, GENEVALIVE, a dynamic destination brand geared towards digital devices. The new brand is designed to help Geneva Tourism promote the city internationally and demonstrate everything it has to offer as a holiday hot spot. This new identity, which is firmly geared towards the digital world, is a way of ensuring brand consistency internally across the organisation but also of more effectively addressing external audiences and markets.

Norman Foster to oversee Kulm Hotel Pavillon redevelopment

Norman Foster to oversee Kulm Hotel Pavillon redevelopment

10 February 2016 Hotel News

The legendary Kulm Hotel St. Moritz has announced that British architect Lord Norman Foster is to oversee a £5.4 million refurbishment and extension of the Ice Pavillon in the Kulm Park. The Pavillon stands between the main hotel building and Chesa al Parc (one of the Kulm’s restaurants and the clubhouse for Kulm Golf St. Moritz); in front of it is the hotel’s outdoor ice rink (in winter) and tennis courts (in summer).