• Mandarin Hotel Group to re-brand an existing hotel in Switzerland

    Published on : Monday, October 21, 2019

    The Mandarin Hotel Group has said that it will manage and re-brand an existing hotel on Lake Lucerne in Switzerland. The hotel is under renovation and will be re-opened as Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern in the 2020 end.     …

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  • Lucerne considers coach tax, other measures to manage tourist inflow

    Published on : Monday, July 29, 2019

    Lucerne, one of the most popular destinations in Switzerland is reviewing its tourism strategy. It will introduce coach fees in order to curb traffic woes and other disruptions caused by the influx of tourists.       The vast majority …

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  • Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong appoints Jill Goh as General Manager

    Published on : Wednesday, May 22, 2019

    Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has welcomed Jill Goh as its new General Manager. Jill Goh has been with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group since 1993, serving previously as Resident Manager both at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore and Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, …

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  • Record breaking 12,000 Chinese tourists have arrived in Switzerland

    Published on : Thursday, May 16, 2019

    The officials of Swiss tourism are withdrawing all the stops for the trip, which has been sponsored by Jeunesse Global, external link an American health and beauty products sales company.   The tourists, who exceeded the sale target of the …

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  • Switzerland sees number of overnight stays go up by 3.8% last year

    Published on : Thursday, February 28, 2019

    Last year, the number of overnight stays in Swiss hotels increased by 3.8% to 38.8 million.   Domestic tourism registered an increase with 17.7 million stays by Swiss guests – going up 2.7% on the previous year.   The Swiss …

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  • In Switzerland, Indian tourists are fast growing in numbers

    Published on : Tuesday, February 26, 2019

    Globally, this bachelorette party makes headlines. Also, the cell photo pictures take the snapshots of the Ambanis and Mehtas in the elite ski resort of St. Moritz, GR, go via social media worldwide.   “The Swiss Winter is in these …

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  • Eurotrip Inspiration: Klook Shortlists Best Single-Country Train Routes

    Published on : Friday, February 15, 2019

    Train travel is making a comeback among modern travelers who appreciate the convenience, value, and air of spontaneity – not to mention amazing views of passing landscapes along the way. Adding to the growing appeal, most train stations are located …

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  • Bench Events honours Samih Sawiris for his vision and focus

    Published on : Thursday, February 14, 2019

    One of the world’s leading figures in real estate development, Samih Sawiris, is being recognised by Bench Events for his ground-breaking international projects as well as his focus on sustainability and social housing.   The award was presented by Bench …

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  • Landslide crashes into hotel in eastern Switzerland

    Published on : Friday, January 11, 2019

    Three people received minor injuries when a hotel in eastern Switzerland was hit by an avalanche on Thursday, police in the canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden have said, adding that a search for people who may still be missing has been …

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  • Switzerland targets one million Indian tourists during winter

    Published on : Friday, November 2, 2018

    An official said that amid significant increase in the number of Indian tourists in recent years Switzerland intends to aim for one million visitors from the country by 2020 with keen focus on winter tourism featuring itself as a 365-day …

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  • Affordable capsule hotel in Switzerland

    Published on : Friday, November 2, 2018

    Capsule hotels are becoming a popular option for affordable co-working space and overnight accommodation for travellers.     The Capsule Hotel Lucerne situated on the edge of Lucerne’s historic old town will open on Nov. 5.     The hotel …

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  • Stoos funicular railway is the world’s steepest

    Published on : Tuesday, August 28, 2018

    The Stoos funicular railway gives you the steepest ascent of its kind in the world. For the little Alpine village in central Switzerland, the railway has made it an international tourist destination. The tourists are also eager to take fun in …

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  • Bahrain’s Ritz-Carlton welcomed Bernard de Villèle as new General Manager

    Published on : Saturday, July 14, 2018

    The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain has appointed Bernard de Villèle as its new General Manager.     De Villèle brings with him almost four decades of experience in luxury hospitality and will oversee all operations of the luxury 5-star resort. It is …

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  • Cable car shuts down on Switzerland’s James Bond mountain, 400 airlifted

    Published on : Saturday, June 23, 2018

    A helicopter evacuated 400 people from Switzerland’s Schilthorn mountain on Thursday morning after the cable car that connects the summit and the town shut down abruptly.   Helicopters were sent to pick up passengers who had been stranded with the …

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  • Switzerland endorses tourism solely for Saudi women

    Published on : Thursday, March 29, 2018

    After understanding the significance of Saudi Arabia women in Switzerland’s tourism, Switzerland Tourism and seven female partners representing top Swiss hotels reached here to provide directly Switzerland’s beauty and exclusively to the ladies in Saudi Arabia.   At the time …

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  • Alba’s luxury hotel draws most visitors from Germany: Mauro Carbone, GM, Tu Langhe Roero

    Published on : Monday, March 26, 2018

      Travel And Tour World engages in an interesting talk with Mauro Carbone, General Manager, Tu Langhe Roero at ITB Berlin 2018.   Mauro Carbone mentioned about the internationally acclaimed ‘Ferrero’ brand whose chocolates are of worldwide repute, and the …

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  • New Tourism Head in Switzerland expects the hotel booking rise by 4%

    Published on : Monday, February 5, 2018

    Tourism Head in Switzerland Martin Nydegger expects the rise of the hotel bookings by 4% in this winter season, owning abundant snow.     Tourism Head in Switzerland Nydegger took over on January 1, 2018 from Jürg Schmid, who had …

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  • Lieb Management partners with Hills Balfour to Represent Brand USA’s interests

    Published on : Monday, January 29, 2018

    Brand USA, the destination marketing organisation for the United States, has appointed travel representation and PR consultancy Hills Balfour to act as its agency of record across Europe. Following an in-depth review process initiated by Brand USA in September 2017, …

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  • More than 1000 tourists stranded for second time in Zermatt

    Published on : Tuesday, January 23, 2018

    Thousands of tourists have been stranded for the second time due to heavy snowfall at ski resorts in the Alps Mountain Range.     The train lines and roads to Zermatt in Switzerland and St Anton in Austria have been …

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  • Switzerland unveils world’s steepest funicular railway

    Published on : Saturday, December 16, 2017

    Switzerland opens world’s steepest funicular railway line marking the triumph of Swiss engineering and technology.     The €44.6m Schwyz-Stoos funicular (Standseilbahn Schwyz-Stoos in German) goes into public service on Sunday.     It is a level-adjusting function will permit …

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