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IATA: Air Cargo Demand Continues Upward Trajectory in February

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released demand growth results for global air freight markets for February 2017 showing an 8.4% increase...

South Africans face yet another visa hike in Norway and Switzerland

South Africans traveling to Norway and/or Switzerland have a new reason to be dismayed: visa hikes.

First Luxury Hospitality concludes with industry findings

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Luxury Hospitality 2013, held in Lausanne, Switzerland on 6th June 2013, saw over 170 professionals discuss the future of luxury travel as part of the world’s first exclusiv

Emirates names Zurich as next A380 destination

(eTN) – Dubai airline, Emirates, has just named Zurich as their next Airbus A380 destination, making the prospect of traveling to Switzerland’s banking city even more attractive.

Swiss tour operator to experience Reunion Island

In partnership with Swiss tour operator, Departure Voyages, Reunion Island Tourism (IRT) has organized a meeting to be held in Mayotte with an educational tour for Swiss tourism professionals.

Boeing showcases BBJ 3 for the first time at EBACE 2013

GENEVA, Switzerland - Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) is displaying a BBJ 3 for the first time at the 2013 European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland.

Switzerland goes after Indian tourists from smaller cities and towns

NEW DELHI, India - As summer holidays beckon, Switzerland is wooing first time Indian travelers from smaller cities and towns offering the experience of snow clad mountains like Titlis and Jungfraujoc

Seychelles Minister to join tourism leaders at World Tourism Forum Think...

Minister Alain St.Ange from the Seychelles has confirmed that he will be joining the World Tourism Forum “Think Tank” in Lucerne, Switzerland, this coming April.

Chinese tourists flock to Switzerland

Last year more tourists came to Switzerland from China than from traditional visitor countries such as Italy, the Netherlands or Japan.

Africa now the world’s second fastest economy

DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland – Africa is already the world’s second fastest growing economy after expanding 5% a year in the past two years, well above the global average, and Africa’s GDP is on

Global leaders take action to strengthen food security

DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland – Saying it is time to “step up to scale up”, global leaders convened at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting called for intensified efforts to improve the product

Switzerland focusing on increasing tourist inflow from India

If you thought a trip to Switzerland was only about romancing in the pristine valleys, eating Swiss chocolates and buying Swiss watch, think again.

Swiss tourism continues to struggle

The Swiss tourism sector was again badly hit in summer largely due to the strong Swiss franc.

Switzerland and Chile top annual adventure rankings

Washington -This year’s Adventure Tourism Development Index (ATDI), published by The George Washington University, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and Vital Wave Consulting reveals tha

Switzerland’s AG Hallenstadion awarded Green Globe Re-certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the AG Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland.

WINTA assembles first World Indigenous Tourism Forum in October in Switzerland

SEATTLE, Washington - The World Indigenous Tourism Alliance (WINTA) is hosting the first international forum on indigenous tourism.

ICTP welcomes World Association of Travel Agencies

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced the World Association of Travel Agencies (WATA) from Switerland has joi

Europe’s highest-altitude railway station celebrates its centenary

INTERLAKEN, Switzerland - The Jungfrau Railway was one hundred years old on 1 August 2012.

Club Med Saint-Moritz Roi Soleil certified by Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced certification of Club Med Saint-Moritz Roi Soleil in southeast Switzerland.

Club Med Wengen in the Bernese Oberland receives certification from Green...

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced certification of Club Med Wengen in the Bernese Oberland in southwestern Switzerland.

Infrastructure on Reunion island meets European standards

Reunion island is not only a tropical paradise in the Indian Ocean.

Travel agents rave about Seychelles experience

FRANKFURT/MAIN, Germany - “And the winners are …” About 500 German-speaking travel agents were hoping to win a trip to the Seychelles as a reward for successfully completing the Seychelles eLear

German, Swiss, and Austrian holiday makers looking for sunny destinations

Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, has congratulated Edith Hunzinger, the Seychelles Tourism Frankfurt-based Manager, for having worked alongside the private sector to secure a promot

Switzerland is setting new trends

Things are different these days in Switzerland.

Nira Alpina opens November 30, 2011

BERLIN, Germany – This winter a new attraction will open on Switzerland’s spectacular slopes - Nira Alpina, a glass-and-timber-built mountain sanctuary from award-winning hotelier MPS Puri and the

Study finds Canada as the country with the “best reputation”

Canada has earned the highest reputation ranking in Reputation Institute's 2011 Country RepTrak™, an annual study measuring the public perceptions of 50 countries around the world.

The Alpina Gstaad to debut in December 2012

GSTAAD, Switzerland – A small Alpine village, long a favored mountain destination in both winter and summer, will welcome a new luxury hotel in December 2012.

Bali program wins Skal International Sustainable Development Award

The Future For Children’'s development program for the arid Muntigunung area of Bali received the 2011 Skal International Sustainable Development Award in Tourism for Cities and Villages at the openi

Switzerland is suffering from euro crisis

(eTN) - Due to the high Swiss franc, tourists are staying away from the Swiss Alps this summer and the entire Swiss tourism industry is facing a novum.