Geneva takes city break crown at World Travel Awards
Geneva, the cosmopolitan and fascinating city of Switzerland, has been named Europe’s Leading City Break Destination 2014 at the World Travel Awards. Considered the Oscars of the tourism industry, the city triumphed at the prestigious awards which took place in Athens, Greece.
Le Grand Bellevue set to reopen in Gstaad, Switzerland
After a year-long renovation, Le Grand Bellevue will be unveiled this month under dynamic new ownership and with a contemporary new look. The re-launch of Gstaad’s oldest palace hotel introduces a fresh sense of vitality to this famously traditional Swiss village.
Breaking Travel News review: The Beau-Rivage Palace, Switzerland
Standing majestically against the skyline, the 150-year old Beau-Rivage Palace is widely acknowledged as Switzerland’s finest hotel. When presented with an opportunity to visit this nationally renowned treasure boasting unrivalled views of Lake Geneva, Breaking Travel News features editor Anna Gouldman quickly packed her bags.
Luxury wellness at Gourmet & Spa Hotel Cervosa
The Hotel Cervosa is located Tyrol - one of the most famous skiing areas in Austria and about 50 miles west of Innsbruck. With a new wellness centre now open to the public, Breaking Travel News calls in to take a look.
The Circle at Zurich Airport given go ahead
While debate and indecision over the UK’s airport policy continues, a groundbreaking new ‘airport city’ project, The Circle at Zurich Airport, has received legally-binding building permission from the Swiss government. Provided that all conditions are met, construction of this ambitious, high concept mixed-use development will commence in 2013, with the aim of creating Europe’s premium international business hub.
Breaking Travel News interview: Melanie Ehlert, director of sales and marketing, Gstaad Palace
Hospitality professional Melanie Ehlert has just taken up her new role as director of sales and marketing at the luxurious family-owned Gstaad Palace in Switzerland. Just three weeks after her appointment, Breaking Travel News sits down with Melanie to find out how she is finding the new post.
New baggage pick-up service for SWISS customers
The new baggage pick-up service has been introduced by SWISS in collaboration with Swissport, its ground handling partner, and is available to any customers departing from Zurich on a SWISS-operated flight.