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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.

New look signature restaurant and Winter Dome for Park Gstaad

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This winter season, iconic Swiss hotel Park Gstaad will be unveiling a new look for its signature restaurant Avenue Montagne.  
Reopening on the 15th December 2017 following a complete renovation, Avenue Montagne will feature new menus from Executive Chef Axel Rudlin, who was named ‘Bilanz Chef of the Year’ for 2017.


Read more: New look signature restaurant and Winter Dome for Park Gstaad

Tasty cheesy treat for Business Travellers at Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Airport

Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Airport Fondue offering
Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Airport, the impressive hotel with a spectacular 16-meter wine tower in the atrium, is now offering fondue for business guests and MICE groups.
Typically, fondue is served in cosy alpine cottages nestled high in the mountains, however Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Airport offers a modern new way to experience this traditional taste of Switzerland.


Read more: Tasty cheesy treat for Business Travellers at Radisson Blu Hotel, Zurich Airport

Hard Rock Hotels opens first hotel in the Alps

Hard Rock Hotel Davos guestroom
Hard Rock Hotels has announced the opening of their first hotel in Continental Europe, Hard Rock Hotel Davos in the Swiss Alps. The hotel is located in the heart of the city in the historic Alexander House, built in 1882. For guests looking to hit the ski slopes, the hotel offers guests a dedicated Ski Room where they can store equipment and gear.

Read more: Hard Rock Hotels opens first hotel in the Alps

barcli hospitality management adds the City Hotel Oberland, Interlaken to its portfolio

City Hotel Oberland, Interlaken
barcli hospitality management took over the management of the City Hotel Oberland, Interlaken in Switzerland on the 1st December 2017.
The City Hotel Oberland is a leading hotel in the Interlaken region and was acquired by ACRON Helvetia XII Immobilien AG. The hotel has 192 rooms, three restaurants, meeting and events facilities of 700m2 plus retail outlets


Read more: barcli hospitality management adds the City Hotel Oberland, Interlaken to its portfolio

Valsana Hotel, Arosa, Switzerland opens 7 December 2017 

Valsana Hotel guestroom
The new Valsana Hotel, which opens its doors for the first time next week, will be the first hotel in Switzerland to be heated by geothermal probes and an ultra-modern ice battery.
Built to the highest environmental and energy standards, Valsana is spread across three new buildings with 40 spacious double rooms and suites, nine serviced apartments and open plan public areas.


Read more: Valsana Hotel, Arosa, Switzerland opens 7 December 2017