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Emirates heads for Geneva

Emirates heads for Geneva

Emirates will be increasing its commitment to Switzerland on 1st June 2011 with the launch of non-stop, daily flights between Dubai and Geneva.

Zermatt Peak offers the ultimate in Alpine chic

Zermatt Peak offers the ultimate in Alpine chic

Brand new for the 2010 - 2011 ski season, Zermatt's hotly anticipated über-chalet, Zermatt Peak, has now opened and is available to book through luxury ski tour operator, Scott Dunn.

Valentine's romance on the slopes in Switzerland

Valentine's romance on the slopes in Switzerland

The Cambrian is delighted to be the only hotel in Switzerland to have been accepted into the ever-stylish Mr & Mrs Smith (mrandmrssmith.com) collection.

See in the New Year celeb style with Ski Verbier

See in the New Year celeb style with Ski Verbier

Verbier is one of the liveliest party places in Europe to spend New Year and, with an ever growing population of visiting A-listers, there’s always the chance of linking arms with a celebrity for Auld Lang Syne.

Head east to halve the cost of family skiing

News that snow is falling in the Alps is likely to start a downhill dash by families to bag the best deals on a skiing holiday - especially as resort prices have risen by up to 15 per cent in Europe and North America, according to the Post Office Family Ski Resort Report 2010. However, cash-strapped families can halve the cost of their annual ski trip by swapping ski resorts and heading past the Alps to Bulgaria or Slovenia.

A gourmet family Christmas on the slopes

A gourmet family Christmas on the slopes

The top reason people love Christmas is for the time spent with their families, according to recent research by Santa's Lapland. What’s more, nearly 20% of those interviewed said they enjoyed guilt-free food and drink during the festive season.

Arosa gears up for Gay Skiweek 2011

Arosa gears up for Gay Skiweek 2011

Arosa is located in southeast of Switzerland, at the end of the Schanfigg-valley. With its extraordinary geographical location not far from St. Moritz and Davos, it boasts a maximum of sunny days whilst being protected by the winds. Since 1877 this traditional alpine ski resort has become a “must” for mountain and sun lovers.

A diverse weekend of art in Basel

The Swiss city of Basel is renowned for its world-class art galleries and museums, making it one of Europe's top cultural destinations, and the perfect place for an enriching weekend trip.

Hilton Zurich Airport to provide secure high-speed internet

iBAHN, the worldwide leader in digital entertainment and Internet solutions for the hospitality and meeting industries, has announced that it is to complete a digital entertainment and High Speed Internet Access (HSIA) installation at the Hilton Zurich Airport in Switzerland.

From France to Chile: 10 great ski chalets

From France to Chile: 10 great ski chalets

With Eurostar recently opening ticket sales for its new services from London to the French Alps, now is the perfect time for ski lovers to book for the best deals. Apartments and chalets in prime locations also get booked up quickly, so travellers looking for a ski getaway should start looking now to secure their perfect ski holiday home.

easyJet launches new Swiss route from Edinburgh

easyJet is set to launch a new route between Edinburgh and Basel, Switzerland. From 3 December 2010 easyJet will provide Scottish travellers with a four-times-weekly service (running Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday).

Luxury hotel breaks in Switzerland

Luxury hotel breaks in Switzerland

Grand Hotel Kronenhof in Pontresina, an award-winning hotel set in the heart of Switzerland’s picturesque Engadine Valley, has put together a selection of packages to suit every taste this summer: there are short breaks for two, week-long breaks for the family, long weekends away for avid golfers, a week’s holiday for hikers and spa packages for those in search of pure relaxation.

Luxury summer escapes in the Swiss Alps

Luxury summer escapes in the Swiss Alps

Tempted to book a short summer getaway and want to try somewhere a little bit different? Well, there’s never been a better time for an alpine escapade in the Swiss Alps or a stay at The Lodge in Verbier, Sir Richard Branson’s luxury ski chalet in the mountains.

First SWISS SHOP opens at Zurich Airport

Travellers passing through Zurich Airport can now experience the popular SWISS SHOP in the flesh. The new outlet opened at the airport’s Terminal 1 earlier this month.

SWISS starts new Zurich-San Francisco service

SWISS’s first-ever non-stop scheduled flight to San Francisco departed from Zurich earlier this month (July 2). San Francisco is SWISS’s seventh North American destination.