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Switzerland travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Switzerland. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Switzerland. Zurich Travel information. Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain medieval quarters, with landmarks like capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower and Lucerne’s wooden chapel bridge. The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world renowned.

Lufthansa Group: 50 percent of the fleet back in the air
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Lufthansa Group: 50 percent of the fleet back in the air

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 29, 2020

Due to the significant changes in the booking wishes of their passengers, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group are switching ... Read More

Switzerland to end COVID-19 restrictions next week
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Switzerland to end COVID-19 restrictions next week

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 20, 2020

Swiss government announced that most of COVID-19 restrictions  will end next week and the events of up to 1,000 people ... Read More

Lufthansa Group to cut 22,000 jobs
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Lufthansa Group to cut 22,000 jobs

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 15, 2020

Last week, the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG informed the representatives of the trade unions Verdi (Vereinigte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft), VC ... Read More

Swiss are wary of Chinese tourists over COVID-19 fears
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Swiss are wary of Chinese tourists over COVID-19 fears

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2020

The residents of Switzerland have changed their attitude towards mass tourism because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Travel experts from Swiss ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines significantly expand service in June
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Lufthansa Group airlines significantly expand service in June

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 14, 2020

With the June flight schedule, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group are significantly expanding their services compared with the previous ... Read More

Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS to take off again with 160 aircraft in June
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Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS to take off again with 160 aircraft in June

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 8, 2020

Starting in June, Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS will be offering monthly restart schedules to significantly more destinations in Germany and ... Read More

No mask required: Switzerland to relax COVID-19 constrains next week
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No mask required: Switzerland to relax COVID-19 constrains next week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2020

Swiss government announced today that it will be relaxing its COVID-19 restrictions starting next week. The rules on keeping distance ... Read More

Swiss Whistleblower’s shocking conclusion on COVID-19 and a new super virus
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Swiss Whistleblower’s shocking conclusion on COVID-19 and a new super virus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 11, 2020

In the first two days, the article by Prof. Dr. med. HC Paul Robert Vogt from Switzerland hasbeen read over 350,000 times ... Read More

The Risk of Dying on Coronavirus? COVID-19 Research tells the truth
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The Risk of Dying on Coronavirus? COVID-19 Research tells the truth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2020

Albert Camus said in 1947 on The Plague „The only means to fight the plague is honesty.“  A Swiss medical ... Read More

Swiss government stops issuing entry visas, tightens border control
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Swiss government stops issuing entry visas, tightens border control

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2020

The government of Switzerland announced today that is was expanding border-crossing restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. New, extended ... Read More

Austrian Airlines is suspending operation as of March 19
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Austrian Airlines is suspending operation as of March 19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2020

Austrian Airlines will suspend all flights between March 19 and March 28 due to Coronavirus. Austrian Airlines is a member ... Read More

Germany is closing borders
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Germany is closing borders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2020

German authorities have decided to close the country's borders with France, Austria, and Switzerland will be closed starting Monday.  Commuters ... Read More

Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Brussels Airlines flights to USA after restrictions
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Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Brussels Airlines flights to USA after restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2020

Are Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines still flying to the United States? US PresidentTrump yesterday banned the European ... Read More

UNWTO leads high delegation at WHO headquarters on COVID-19
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UNWTO leads high delegation at WHO headquarters on COVID-19

editor editor- March 11, 2020

UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili led a high delegation to the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in ... Read More

COVID-19 blacklisted EU countries: Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Austria
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COVID-19 blacklisted EU countries: Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Austria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 6, 2020

Israel on Wednesday ordered a two-week quarantine on people arriving from France, Germany, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland over coronavirus fears, ... Read More

Coronavirus impacted January Airline Passenger Demand
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Coronavirus impacted January Airline Passenger Demand

editor editor- March 4, 2020

“January was just the tip of the iceberg in terms of the traffic impacts we are seeing owing to the ... Read More

Swiss International Air Lines takes delivery of its first Airbus A320neo
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Swiss International Air Lines takes delivery of its first Airbus A320neo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2020

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft at a delivery ceremony in Hamburg, ... Read More

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines halt flights to mainland China
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Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines halt flights to mainland China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2020

The safety of passengers and employees is a top priority for the Lufthansa Group. After thoroughly evaluating all currently available ... Read More

Lufthansa Group cancels all flights to China
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Lufthansa Group cancels all flights to China

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2020

The safety of passengers and employees is a top priority for the Lufthansa Group. After thoroughly evaluating all currently available ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 100% green electricity in home markets
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Lufthansa Group: 100% green electricity in home markets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

Since the beginning of the year, the Lufthansa Group has exclusively been purchasing green electricity in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and ... Read More

Lufthansa Group Airlines: 145 million passengers in 2019
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Lufthansa Group Airlines: 145 million passengers in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

In 2019, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried a total of 145 million passengers on board. This represents an ... Read More

How Switzerland may have just prevented World War 3?
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How Switzerland may have just prevented World War 3?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2020

The United States and Iran were on the brink of war this week. A war between Iran and the U.S. ... Read More

Lufthansa and SWISS offer customers climate-neutral fuels
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Lufthansa and SWISS offer customers climate-neutral fuels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2019

After successfully completing the test phase, the "Compensaid" platform developed by the Lufthansa Innovation Hub will become the Lufthansa Group's ... Read More

Lufthansa strike: Airline activates special flight schedule for Thursday and Friday
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Lufthansa strike: Airline activates special flight schedule for Thursday and Friday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

The Independent Flight Attendants Organization (Ufo) has called full-day strikes for Lufthansa on Thursday 7 November and Friday 8 November. ... Read More

Waldhotel becomes first Swiss hotel in Wellness Tourism Association
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Waldhotel becomes first Swiss hotel in Wellness Tourism Association

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019

Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence has become one of 90-plus Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) members and partners from 18 countries. ... Read More

Lufthansa expands luggage-free Economy Light Fare to Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America
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Lufthansa expands luggage-free Economy Light Fare to Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019

Lufthansa Group announced that the "Economy Light Fare" is successively available for further intercontinental routes operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa ... Read More

Basel: A Crown Jewels of hotels and exhibitions
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Basel: A Crown Jewels of hotels and exhibitions

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- September 19, 2019

Lying at the heart of Basel in Switzerland, Grand Hôtel Les Trois Rois is one of the oldest city hotels ... Read More

UNWTO leads discussion on “Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda” in Geneva
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UNWTO leads discussion on “Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda” in Geneva

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 9, 2019

Tourism’s unique potential as a tool for driving the global sustainable development agenda has taken center stage at a special ... Read More

IATA statement on Boeing 737 MAX safety controversy
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IATA statement on Boeing 737 MAX safety controversy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 27, 2019

IATA is taking a stand in the Boeing MAX controversy and issued this statement today: The International Air Transport Association ... Read More

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100
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Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will ... Read More

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike
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Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019
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Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent compared ... Read More

ACJ319 is shown at European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition
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ACJ319 is shown at European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is showing an ACJ319 at European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, giving potential ... Read More

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines customer service available via Messenger app
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Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines customer service available via Messenger app

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Lufthansa Group passengers often have similar questions: Is my flight on time? What gate does my plane leave from? And ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership
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WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down
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Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in ... Read More

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