Marriott signs to bring the Ritz-Carlton to Zermatt
Expected to open in 2026, the 69-guest room property will bring the brand’s legendary service and elegant design to the world-famous Swiss resort destination.
Mandarin Oriental to manage Savoy Baur en Ville from 2024
The hotel, which first opened in 1838, is a landmark property on Paradeplatz. It is located in the heart of the old town, close to the leisure attractions and a short walk from the shores of Lake Zurich.
The Woodward to join Oetker Collection in 2021
Originally built in 1901 by French architect François Durel in a post-Haussmann style, the hotel is located on Quai Wilson and is currently being completely transformed.
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Zürich flights launch from London City Airport
London City Airport welcomed the return of flights to Zürich earlier. Five flights a week, operated by home-based BA CityFlyer, will go between London’s most central airport and Switzerland’s largest city.
Government adds new tourism hotspots to quarantine list
People arriving in England from Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Jamaica from tomorrow will be expected to quarantine after the countries became the latest to be removed from the safe list.
Swiss government offers funds to support aviation sector
Some CHF1.275 billion will go directly for the two airlines, Swiss and Edelweiss, while up to CHF600 million will be allocated to other companies vital to the functioning of the sector.
Ultima Geneva Grand Villa to launch in April
Ultima Collection will launch Ultima Geneva Grand Villa, an urban sanctuary, at the start of April. Located on the shores of Lake Geneva, the villa will be a luxury residence available for private hire only, offering travellers a stylish gateway to the Alps.
Geneva welcomes new British Airways lounge
British Airways has opened a newly refurbished lounge in Geneva. The facility has undergone significant work and follows a new design concept for the airline, which debuted in 2018.
Swissôtel Kursaal Bern to open next autumn
Kongress + Kursaal Bern entered into an agreement with Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts whereby, effective in autumn 2020, Hotel Allegro will then be operated as Swissôtel Kursaal Bern.
Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern to open in 2020
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage and re-brand an existing hotel on Lake Lucerne, Switzerland. The property is currently undergoing an extensive renovation and will re-open as Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern at the end of 2020.
Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic joins Autograph Collection
Located in the picturesque town of Montreux, the Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic embodies Autograph Collection Hotels’ values of vision, design and craft and marks the brand’s third property in Switzerland.