Swiss hotel overnight-stays down by almost 50%

Swiss hotel overnight-stays down by almost 50%

Aug. 7, 2020, 9:45 a.m.
Overnight-stays at Swiss hotels have plunged by a record 47.5% in the first half of the year - with foreign demand do...
Luxury hotel, The Richemond, in Geneva to close for foreseeable future

Luxury hotel, The Richemond, in Geneva to close for foreseeable future

July 10, 2020, 8:08 a.m.
The Geneva luxury hotel, the Richemond says it will close its doors and will not reopen until business improves. 
Ticino hopes for strong summer to combat service industry losses

Ticino hopes for strong summer to combat service industry losses

April 20, 2020, 9:59 a.m.
As Switzerland starts to look ahead to life outside the lockdown, restaurateurs and hoteliers in the worst hit canton...
Valais ski resort to undergo major hotel project

Valais ski resort to undergo major hotel project

March 6, 2020, 10:27 a.m.
The Valais ski resort of Saas-Fee is set to get a massive boost with a major hotel project. 
Couple fined CHF 500 for bringing own champagne to hotel

Couple fined CHF 500 for bringing own champagne to hotel

March 5, 2020, 10:44 a.m.
A hotel attempted to fine a couple CHF 500 for bringing their own champagne into the room. 
Hotel workers quarantined as large events cancelled amid Covid-19 fears

Hotel workers quarantined as large events cancelled amid Covid-19 fears

March 2, 2020, 9:27 a.m.
Five hotel workers are now in quarantine after a guest was diagnosed with Covid-19.
Sex game to blame for UK woman's hotel room death?

Sex game to blame for UK woman's hotel room death?

April 12, 2019, 10 a.m.
The woman who died in a Ticino hotel room could have been a victim of a sex game gone wrong.
Lucerne capsule hotel closes after first week

Lucerne capsule hotel closes after first week

Nov. 13, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
A novel capsule hotel in Lucerne has closed only after a week. 
'Problem Child' hotel in Davos causes new outrage

'Problem Child' hotel in Davos causes new outrage

Oct. 10, 2018, 9:04 a.m.
A hotel in the upper-class resort town of Davos is causing outrage after putting up a sign saying anyone calling rece...
High level of THC found in Bern hotel plants

High level of THC found in Bern hotel plants

Sept. 28, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
Police had to dig up cannabis trees in the grounds of a top-end hotel on the shores of Lake Brienz.
Old note tracked down in Grindelwald

Old note tracked down in Grindelwald

Nov. 10, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
A 56 year old former plasterer has been tracked down after he left a note in a hotel he was working on in 1961.
Parliament looks to ban restrictive on-line booking contracts

Parliament looks to ban restrictive on-line booking contracts

Sept. 19, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
Parliament is calling for a new law which would ban on-line booking sites demanding hotels do not offer cheaper price...
Booking.com website under investigation in Switzerland

Booking.com website under investigation in Switzerland

Sept. 13, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
The Swiss government is ordering an investigation into the online booking site – Booking.com.
Arosa tourist office battles image problem after anti-Jewish sign

Arosa tourist office battles image problem after anti-Jewish sign

Aug. 17, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
The Arosa tourist office is carrying out a massive damage limitation exercise after a local hotel placed a sign singl...
Jewish guests outraged at signs at Swiss hotel

Jewish guests outraged at signs at Swiss hotel

Aug. 16, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
A Swiss hotel has sparked outrage and a diplomatic incident after posting signs aimed directly at Jewish guests telli...
Asian visitors lift Swiss hotel stays

Asian visitors lift Swiss hotel stays

Aug. 8, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Visitors from Asia lifted the Swiss hotel sector in the first half of this year, according to new numbers from the Fe...
Geneva to get more hotel rooms

Geneva to get more hotel rooms

June 28, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
Geneva will have around 1,000 new hotel rooms over the next few years, but the Geneva Hoteliers Association isn&rsquo...
New hotel and bowling alley given go ahead near Nyon

New hotel and bowling alley given go ahead near Nyon

April 24, 2017, 5:10 a.m.
Canton Vaud has given the go ahead to a new leisure centre and hotel complex to be built behind the Signy Centre just...
Police oversee demolition of Arosa hotel

Police oversee demolition of Arosa hotel

Feb. 21, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Graubünden police are overseeing the demolition of the Posthotel in Arosa to make sure the hotel safes are empti...
Swiss firefighters to help Italian avalanche victims

Swiss firefighters to help Italian avalanche victims

Jan. 24, 2017, 8:04 a.m.
Swiss firefighters and snow plough drivers are heading to central Italy to help in the rescue of residents at the Rig...
New top Lausanne hotel inaugurated today

New top Lausanne hotel inaugurated today

Sept. 23, 2016, 8:04 a.m.
Switzerland's latest luxury hotel will be inaugurated today following its multi-million-franc renovation. The five-s...
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