SWISS HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY FACES DECREASING GUEST NUMBERS

Daniel A. Tanner -
In spite of the beautiful weather in Switzerland, this August saw fewer tourists than last year’s. The overnight stays decreased by 3.6 percent to 4.1 million. Especially the mountain regions struggle...

SWISS CITY TOURISM CONTINUES TO GROW BUT BARCELONA IS ON TOP

James Morris -
Barcelona is the most successful city destination in Europe. This is the finding of the research company Bakbasel and their index of the top city destinations in Europe....

TOURISM COMPETITIVENESS INDEX SHOWS DYNAMIC CHANGES

Cecilia Garland -
For the past 11 years, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has been carrying out an in-depth analysis of travel and tourism competitiveness of 136 economies around the world. This year has been a turbulent...

USA TIGHTEN RULES FOR VISA-FREE TRAVEL

Richard Moor -
In the wake of the attacks on Paris, the USA tighten their rules for entering the country without a visa. Citizens from Germany and 37 other countries with a treaty for visa-free traveling will have t...

Swiss Heritage Railway Takes Passengers to the Summit

Gregory Dolgos -
The Swiss knew of Brienz Rothorn, as early as 1829, even before the construction of the Rothorn railway. The Rothorn – the summit of the meeting point of three cantons Lucerne, Bern and Obwalden – was ...
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