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Switzerland Tourism takes stock of three years of pandemic recovery 

Switzerland Tourism takes stock of three years of pandemic recovery 

In 2023, guests came to Swiss hotels in droves. Keystone/Peter Klaunzer Switzerland Tourism has taken stock of the first three years since the start of the pandemic in March 2020. Additional recovery funds have helped to mitigate the effects of the health crisis and stabilise the industry.  This content was published on May 24, 2024...

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Memorable trip for Virginia Tech men’s basketball team

Memorable trip for Virginia Tech men’s basketball team

For many people, the summer offers an opportunity to travel. That was the case this month for the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team. The Hokies took a trip to Switzerland and Italy from Aug. 4-12, visiting nine cities and playing two exhibition games. “It was great,” Tech coach Mike Young said Tuesday on a video...

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Tourists stunned after getting $100 bill for two hamburgers, fries and a soda at Swiss hotel

Tourists stunned after getting $100 bill for two hamburgers, fries and a soda at Swiss hotel

Two Australian travelers were left “absolutely shocked” when they realized they had forked out a whopping $100 for two burgers and fries, and one soda, at their hotel in Europe. “We thought they made a mistake,” Maria Antoniou told news.com.au. Maria and her partner Anthony were staying in Grindelwald, a village in Switzerland’s Bernese Alps....

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Watchmaker Omega confident in Hong Kong shoppers as it opens two glitzy shops

Watchmaker Omega confident in Hong Kong shoppers as it opens two glitzy shops

Swiss luxury watchmaker Omega is ramping up its presence in Hong Kong, opening two specialty shops in the city as it bets on long-term success despite slower than expected economic growth and a gloomy retail outlook. The brand, famously known for its Speedmaster and Seamaster watches as well as being the timepiece preferred by fictional...