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News Switzerland » Travel: Stats: U.S. Travel to Switzerland Up 12.1%

News channel or source: https://www.travelagentcentral.com/destinations/stats-u-s-travel-to-switzerland-up-12-1
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Switzerland posted big gains with U.S. travelers in 2017. The country cracked the two million ceiling on American tourists, according to new tourism data from the Swiss Federal Office of Statistics and Switzerland Tourism, with U.S. arrivals and overnights ...

News Switzerland » Travel: Switzerland-Italy train ride traverses different worlds

News channel or source: http://www.myajc.com/travel/switzerland-italy-train-ride-traverses-different-worlds/NHVX0q1JI5Y0Uc2SaY2NAK/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

To travel from the medieval city of Basel, in northwest Switzerland close to the French and German borders, to Milan, a commercial center, took 50 hours across the Alps by stagecoach. So in 1872, construction began on the tunnel, which would employ up to ...

News Switzerland » Travel: Switzerland imposes sanctions on allies of Congo's Kabila

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKCN1G60SB-OZATP
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Switzerland imposed sanctions including asset freezes and travel bans on 14 allies of Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila on Wednesday amid a worsening political crisis linked to his refusal to step down.

News Switzerland » Travel: Switzerland Spa Break: Getting back to nature at Waldhaus Flims

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/luxury/travel/waldhaus-flims-switzerland-spa-review-swiss-health-resort/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

A stately, 19th-century hotel, Waldhaus Flims has been given the most flattering of facelifts with an overhaul of its rooms, restaurants and public areas, which have been renovated with stylish contemporary furnishings by Peter Silling. The 3,000sq metre ...

News Switzerland » Travel: Lebara Mobile Switzerland launches Lebara Europe, Lebara Data plans

News channel or source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/lebara-mobile-switzerland-launches-lebara-europe-lebara-data-plans--1233173
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Lebara Mobile Switzerland launched the new plan Lebara Europe for CHF ... The Lebara Europe and Data offers can be combined with roaming options, such as Travel Talk 100: 100 minutes for incoming and outgoing calls in Zone 1 for CHF 10 for ten days ...

News Switzerland » Travel: Former Catalan MP to spurn Spain court summons in Switzerland

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-spain-politics-catalonia/former-catalan-mp-to-spurn-spain-court-summons-in-switzerland-idUKKCN1G4124?il=0
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Anna Gabriel, a member of the far-left Catalan party CUP, told the Swiss newspaper Le Temps that she planned to stay in Switzerland and would not travel to Madrid to face Supreme Court charges which include rebellion and sedition. “Since I will not have ...

News Switzerland » Travel: On the UNESCO World Heritage Bernina Express from Switzerland to Italy

News channel or source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/destinations/europe/101390984/on-the-unesco-world-heritage-bernina-express-from-switzerland-to-italy
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

The top elevation is Ospizio Bernina, 2253m above sea level. See rhb.ch. The writer travelled courtesy of Switzerland Tourism, Rail Europe and Swiss Travel Pass.

News Switzerland » Travel: Swiss train travellers call for their half-price railcard to be abolished – even though fares put UK's in the shade

News channel or source: http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/switzerland-railway-train-fares-rail-card-half-fare-discount-bern-zurich-uk-a8215341.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Switzerland claims to have the “densest public transport ... Smith, who is the leading UK expert on international rail travel, told The Independent: “No one can argue with the quality and integration of the Swiss transport system.

News Switzerland » Travel: Avalanches kill 2 skiers in France, injure 2 in Switzerland

News channel or source: http://www.roanoke.com/life/travel/wire/avalanches-kill-skiers-in-france-injure-in-switzerland/article_9080d898-2e25-54a4-b746-952a0a8cf8e3.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

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News Switzerland » Travel: IntercityHotel to make its brand debut in Switzerland

News channel or source: https://www.hospitalitynet.org/announcement/41001007/intercityhotel-zurich-airport.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Zurich has around 400,000 inhabitants. It is the largest city in Switzerland and acts as the most important transport hub in the country for rail and air travel. Arrive, relax, and enjoy great transport links: 39 modern city hotels guarantee comfort in the ...