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Switzerland

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Contact: Livio Goetz
Job Title:
Manager UK & Ireland
Address: Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau
30 Bedford Street
London
WC2E 9ED
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7845 7686
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Web: www.myswitzerland.com/meetings

Switzerland – Meeting Excellence

Switzerland has a long tradition of bringing people together to negotiate agreements, share know-how, celebrate achievements, develop strategies and come up with new innovations.

Every year, Switzerland invests heavily in the meetings sector and offers you some of the finest venues worldwide. Whatever kind of event you are planning, we can show you how Switzerland’s economic stability, environmentally friendly image, spirit of innovation and commitment to quality all work to your advantage.

Activities
Thanks to the short distances, your clients can play in the morning in the sun-kissed snow (all year round on one of our glaciers), have lunch during a scenic rail journey on a historic train, enjoy Swiss wine and specialties in stunning surroundings in a vineyard before sailing across an azure blue lake for dinner in a medieval castle.

Five unique and different experiences all in one day, that’s what makes Switzerland one of the most desirable incentive destinations in the world.

Accessibility
Exceptionally easy access is another big selling point of this little, landlocked island in the heart of Europe. Switzerland is easy to reach from anywhere in the world thanks to extensive flight connections from its five international airports.

Our cities have some of the world’s shortest airport transfers. In Geneva for example it takes only 6 minutes to get from the airport to the city centre with public transport. If your destination is further afield your journey is part of the experience as you travel past the most stunning scenery in style on a public transport network that is the envy of the world.

Where the world meets
Conference organisers and participants not only benefit from this positive image and top infrastructure but also from the spectacular setting and the high quality of life. That is why Switzerland is often host to international congresses and world-famous events. The World Economic Forum in Davos for instance is attended amongst others by 35 heads of state; the International Motor Show in Geneva and the Watch and Jewellery Show BASELWORLD are just a few of the many leading events which use Swiss Cities to host their events and have for many years.

We advise you free of charge
The Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau, part of Switzerland Tourism, offers assistance in the planning of any type of event with no obligation or cost on your part. We help research destinations and venues, submit quotes and introduce you to key stakeholders of the Swiss MICE industry.

Lausanne to host international eye specialist conference

The Royal Savoy Hotel, Lausanne
Lausanne Tourism & Convention Bureau today announces that the International Ocular Inflammation Society (IOIS) will be holding its international congress at the five-star Royal Savoy Hotel in Lausanne, 18th-21st October 2017.

Read more: Lausanne to host international eye specialist conference

Suvretta House, St Moritz to launch new Olympic experience to commemorate the Winter Games 2018

Suvretta House winter games
Launching December 2017
This winter, the legendary Suvretta House, one of Switzerland’s most iconic heritage hotels in St Moritz, will launch a new Olympic Experience to celebrate the 2018 Winter Games taking place in PyeongChang in February.
Launching in December, the four-day experience will include skiing, ice-skating, curling and the option of bobsleighing on the oldest bobsleigh run in the world.


Read more: Suvretta House, St Moritz to launch new Olympic experience to commemorate the Winter Games 2018

Valsana Hotel, Arosa, Switzerland opens for the 2017 Ski Season

 Valsana Hotel
Tschuggen Hotel Group is excited to introduce the new Valsana Hotel, opening on 7 December 2017.  Built from scratch on the site of the previous property, the hotel is created from handcrafted stone and wood to the highest environmental and energy standards.

Read more: Valsana Hotel, Arosa, Switzerland opens for the 2017 Ski Season

Kulm Hotel St. Moritz is named Switzerland’s Gault Millau Hotel of the Year 2018

Kulm Hotel’s Grand Restaurant; Kulm Country Club
Gault Millau Switzerland and sponsor Carl F. Bucherer have named the legendary Kulm Hotel St. Moritz “Hotel of the Year 2018”. In an official ceremony held on Monday 28th August, the luxury hotel was awarded the prestigious title by Sascha Moeri, CEO of Carl F. Bucherer, and Urs Heller, chief editor of Gault Millau Switzerland.
The Kulm was praised by the judges for its exceptional culinary offerings, outstanding service standards, stunning location with breathtaking views of the Engadine Valley, striking new rooms by Pierre-Yves Rochon and its wide-ranging health and fitness offering, including its spectacular modern spa.


Read more: Kulm Hotel St. Moritz is named Switzerland’s Gault Millau Hotel of the Year 2018

Hard Rock International to rock the Alps with Hard Rock Hotel Davos

Switzerland Ski Resort slated to open December 2017
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 AG (“IHS"), the owner of Spenglers Hotel and Holsboer Residences in Davos, Hard Rock will electrify the region in December 2017. VIYM, a private equity firm with extensive expertise in the hospitality industry, consulted IHS on the deal.   


Read more: Hard Rock International to rock the Alps with Hard Rock Hotel Davos

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