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Switzerland

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Contact: Bettina Mumenthaler
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.

Suvretta House named Best Hotel In Switzerland - Karl Wild's '100 Best Hotels in Switzerland' Guide

Suvretta House is honoured to have been awarded the Best Hotel In Switzerland for 2020, in Karl Wild’s ‘The 100 Best Hotels in Switzerland’ guide.
This prestigious accolade confirms the hotel’s position as one of the leading properties on the luxury Swiss hotel scene.


Read more: Suvretta House named Best Hotel In Switzerland - Karl Wild's '100 Best Hotels in Switzerland' Guide

Switzerland launches ‘Clean & Safe’ campaign.

The Swiss tourism industry launches its ‘Clean & Safe’ campaign. The campaign, consisting of an information platform and a label, was initiated by Switzerland Tourism (ST) as part of its ‘Recovery Plan’. The ‘Clean & Safe’ label signifies to guests that tourism service providers have made a conscious commitment to comply with protection guidelines.

Read more: Switzerland launches ‘Clean & Safe’ campaign.

Ruby Hotels announce plans for a second Swiss property in Geneva, opening in early 2022

Ruby Hotels
The 220-room hotel will bring the ‘Lean Luxury’ philosophy to a central Geneva location
Ruby Hotels, the Munich-based hotel brand and pioneer of the ‘Lean Luxury’ philosophy, will launch its second Swiss property in early 2022 in Geneva. The new 220-room hotel will follow the launch of Ruby’s Zurich hotel in 2021 and forms part of an ambitious expansion plan to unveil a total of seventeen new properties by 2023.  


Read more: Ruby Hotels announce plans for a second Swiss property in Geneva, opening in early 2022

Double the joy at Baur au Lac: two stars and Sommelier Award 2020 in the Michelin Guide

restaurant Pavillon at the Baur au Lac in Zurich
The fine dining restaurant Pavillon at the Baur au Lac in Zurich has successfully defended its two Michelin stars at this year's Michelin Guide award in Lugano as well as winning a new award with Sommelier Marc Almert receiving the "Sommelier Award 2020".

Read more: Double the joy at Baur au Lac: two stars and Sommelier Award 2020 in the Michelin Guide

Healthy interiors at Hotel Arlberg

Hotel Arlberg
New design that promotes wellbeing
Hotel Arlberg, a family-run alpine hotel in Lech, has invested in renovations and contemporary interiors with wellbeing at its heart. Fresh flair has been brought to the traditional building, using innovative techniques and products including:
• 100% natural paint - using pigments created from nature itself
• Bespoke colour concept - sympathetic to the hotel’s location
• Lime as wall plaster - delivering deliberate health benefits
• One-of-a-kind hydrotherapy - unique collection of experience showers


Read more: Healthy interiors at Hotel Arlberg