Category Archives: Switzerland

The £8 million spa

It’s finally arrived: the day the £8million spa is unveiled.  The builders have been busy, working double shifts for months to make sure it’s ready in time and now it is.  It is sure to be spectacular, not only in … Continue reading

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Here’s something to get the adrenaline pumping!

Inspired by the London Olympics, do you dream of winning gold?  If so, why not focus on the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi? The four-man US bob team that participated in the 1928 Olympics only started practising together 18 days … Continue reading

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An opportunity to catch up with old friends…

This time last week, I was on the Tube en route to ExCel to visit World Travel Market, a show dreaded by many (for its vastness and the fact that it’s in Docklands), but loved by me because it’s a … Continue reading

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Incentives to bolster ski business

Yesterday, the Ski Club of Great Britain issued a news release proving that the winter sports market is showing resilience despite an overall decline. According to their report, the rate of decline in the snowsports market has slowed significantly and, … Continue reading

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St. Moritz – returning to its spa roots

Think of St. Moritz and the glamorous winter season immediately springs to mind – the excitement of the Cresta Run, the glitz of the racing season on the frozen lake and the elegance of Dior-clad ladies gently schussing down the … Continue reading

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Banging the drum for the ski industry

The Mail on Sunday reported on 14 October that the organisers of this year’s London Ski Show, which opens on 31 October, are hoping to attract lapsed skiers back into the fold after a 25% drop-off in the numbers of … Continue reading

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Last chance to catch the falling autumn leaves

Autumn has well and truly arrived, so there’s not much time left for leaf peeping.  Though North America  may be famous for its fall leaves,  the colour of the trees is equally striking in Switzerland and it’s so much closer … Continue reading

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