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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.

Davos goes Bürgenstock: World Economic Forum Style
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Davos goes Bürgenstock: World Economic Forum Style

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- October 14, 2020

It came as a big surprise to everyone in Davos - The World Economic Forum (WEF). Yes, the WEF 2021 ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: Over €3.2 billion in airline ticket refunds paid
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Lufthansa Group: Over €3.2 billion in airline ticket refunds paid

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 9, 2020

In the current year, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group have so far reimbursed over 3.2 billion euros to a ... Read More

Lufthansa: Over €3 billion paid in ticket refunds
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Lufthansa: Over €3 billion paid in ticket refunds

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 2, 2020

In the current year, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group have so far reimbursed over three billion euros to a ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: €2.8 billion in airline ticket refunds already paid
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Lufthansa Group: €2.8 billion in airline ticket refunds already paid

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 18, 2020

In the current year, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group have so far reimbursed around 2.8 billion euros to a ... Read More

Lufthansa: €2.7 billion in ticket refunds already paid
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Lufthansa: €2.7 billion in ticket refunds already paid

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 11, 2020

In the current year, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group have so far reimbursed around 2.7 billion euros to a ... Read More

Lufthansa processes €2.6 billion in refund claims from first half of the year
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Lufthansa processes €2.6 billion in refund claims from first half of the year

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 4, 2020

In the current year, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group have so far reimbursed around 2.6 billion euros to a ... Read More

World’s largest Lindt Chocolate Shop and Museum opens in Zurich September 13
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World’s largest Lindt Chocolate Shop and Museum opens in Zurich September 13

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 3, 2020

The Lindt Home of Chocolate, a 65,000-square-foot museum complete with interactive exhibitions, the world's largest Lindt chocolate shop, a 'Chocolateria' ... Read More

ICCA partners up with Geneva International Association Forum
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ICCA partners up with Geneva International Association Forum

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 2, 2020

The Geneva International Association Forum (GIAF) was launched by the ASSOCIATIONWORLD Foundation in collaboration with the Geneva Convention Bureau and ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines: Over €2.5 billion in ticket costs reimbursed so far
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Lufthansa Group airlines: Over €2.5 billion in ticket costs reimbursed so far

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 28, 2020

In the current year, the airlines in the Lufthansa Group have so far reimbursed over 2.5 billion euros to a ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines tighten face mask rules
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Lufthansa Group airlines tighten face mask rules

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 24, 2020

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group are restricting the exceptions from the obligation to wear a mask on board their ... Read More

A bucket list chocolate destination opens in Zurich
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A bucket list chocolate destination opens in Zurich

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 12, 2020

The highly anticipated Lindt Home of Chocolate, a 65,000-square-foot museum complete with the world's largest Lindt chocolate shop, will open ... Read More

Switzerland declares all non-Schengen countries ‘high COVID-19 risk’ states
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Switzerland declares all non-Schengen countries ‘high COVID-19 risk’ states

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 6, 2020

Swiss government officials announced today that Switzerland's  list of states with a risk from high rates of COVID-19 new cases ... Read More

Mainland Spain added to Swiss COVID-19 quarantine list
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Mainland Spain added to Swiss COVID-19 quarantine list

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 5, 2020

Health officials in Bern announced that all new arrivals to Switzerland from Spain are now subject to a mandatory 10-day ... Read More

A cure for COVID-19? Why the death rates is low in Germany?
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A cure for COVID-19? Why the death rates is low in Germany?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 1, 2020

No American has to die on COVID-19, a US primary care doctor from Houston, Texas claims. Her treatment plan is ... Read More

Helvetic Airways upgrades Embraer E2 order to larger aircraft
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Helvetic Airways upgrades Embraer E2 order to larger aircraft

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 16, 2020

Helvetic Airways has signed a commitment with Embraer to convert four of their remaining firm orders to the larger E195-E2 ... Read More

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