Parliament boosts tourism subsidies to CHF 390mSept. 19, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
Parliament has overruled the government and boosted the amount of money available for the tourist industry.
Lauterbrunnen Airbnb 'goldmine'Sept. 5, 2019, 6:04 a.m.
The picturesque village of Lauterbrunnen in the Bernese Oberland is being described as an Airbnb goldmine – eac...
National Bank intervenes to bring down CHF valueAug. 7, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank has been intervening in the currency markets to bring down the value of the franc.
Switzerland opens new embassy in MoscowJune 19, 2019, 9:46 a.m.
Switzerland has opened a new state of the art embassy in Moscow.
Strong franc brings Swiss tourism downFeb. 27, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
Although more foreign tourists are visiting Switzerland – the numbers are still massively down on 10 years ago.
Selfie hunters overwhelm Swiss tourist spotsAug. 22, 2018, 8:13 a.m.
Social media is proving to be a double-edged sword for Swiss tourism. Instagramas from around the world are coming to...
Judge criticizes village no-photo PR stuntFeb. 28, 2018, 6:46 a.m.
A judge is criticizing a publicity stunt by a village in Graubünden last summer which said it banned tourists fr...
Snow likely to boost ski resortsFeb. 5, 2018, 5:52 a.m.
The head of Swiss tourism says he expects hotel bookings to be up 4% this season due to the heavy snow.
New tunnel boosts Ticino tourismDec. 11, 2017, 6:42 a.m.
The Gotthard Tunnel, which was finished a year ago this month – has had a significant impact on tourism in cant...
Geneva hotels report record staysNov. 9, 2017, 7:23 a.m.
Geneva hotels had the most successful summer ever.
Parliament looks to ban restrictive on-line booking contractsSept. 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 SwitzerlandSept. 13, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
The Swiss government is ordering an investigation into the online booking site – Booking.com.
Asian visitors lift Swiss hotel staysAug. 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...
Switzerland has cleanest water in EuropeMay 24, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
A European study has confirmed what we may already have known – the water in Swiss lakes and rivers is the clea...
Switzerland slips in tourism rankingsApril 7, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
Switzerland has slipped to tenth place in a ranking of best places for tourists to visit. Although the country scored...
Hotel stays drop in SwitzerlandSept. 6, 2016, 7:22 a.m.
It wasn't a great summer for hoteliers in Switzerland. There were less foreign tourists, particularly Chinese and Eu...
“Staycationing” more popular in Switzerland due to terrorism fearsJuly 27, 2016, 7:34 a.m.
“Staycationing” is becoming more popular in Switzerland due to the threat of terrorism. Swiss tourists a...