Welcome Swiss is a leading DMC specialising in program design, planning and delivery of high-end experiences for guests and partners. Based in Lausanne, they operate across the country with amazing Swiss destinations such as St Moritz, Davos, Flims, Interlaken, Grindelwald, Gstaad, Verbier, Crans Montana, Zermatt, also combining regularly with neighboring French towns of Evian, Annecy, Divonne, Chamonix, Meribel and Courchevel.
A professional destination management company should be creative, imaginative, resourceful, responsive, reliable, act professionally, reactive, innovative, trustworthy, inspirational, passionate, successful, flexible, accommodating, financially stable, respectful.
Welcome Swiss “can tick all of those boxes”.
Switzerland offers a unmatched density of cultural, urban and natural experiences in a very small area. Breakfast on a snow-capped mountaintop, lunch by a palm-lined lake shore, an afternoon snack in historical surroundings and dinner in the middle of a vineyard: anything is possible in Switzerland. You can choose from idyllic lakeside seminar rooms, a location at 3,454 metres above sea level with stunning views of the mountains, an historic castle or congress centres built by top architects. Switzerland offers a wealth of unusual locations for events.
Zurich: The largest city, known for its well-preserved medieval Old Town and as a global financial hub
Geneva: Hosts the headquarters of numerous international organizations and is known for its Red Cross connection
Bern: The capital city, famous for its well-preserved historical center
Lucerne: Known for its preserved medieval architecture and sits amid snowcapped mountains
Basel: Known for its vibrant cultural scene, particularly in art and theatre
Lausanne: A hilly city on Lake Geneva, known for its Olympic Museum
Interlaken: Famous for its adventure sports and connections to the Jungfrau region
Zermatt: A mountain resort renowned for skiing, climbing, and hiking
St. Moritz: Known for its world-class reputation for winter sports
Lugano: Known for its Swiss-Mediterranean mix of cultures
Zurich Airport and Geneva Airport are the main international gateways. Zurich is around 1-2 hours of direct flight from the UK, and Geneva is around 1.5-2.5 hours.
UTC +1 (Central European Time)
UTC +2 (Central European Summer Time)
German, French, Italian, Romansh
English is commonly used in business and tourist areas
Swiss Franc (CHF)
Weather & Seasons
Alpine climate in the mountains, temperate in the cities; cold, snowy winters and mild to warm summers.
A rather small country in size, located in the very heart of Europe, Switzerland is stunningly diverse: 4 national languages, diverse landscapes, cultures, mentality, religion, food and much more.
Switzerland also offers huge diversity in meeting and conference delivery. Cosmopolitan cities such as Zurich, Basel (Pharmaceutical Hub) and Geneva offer superb air access, whilst smaller, regional cities such as Bern or Lucerne can be quickly and easily accessed utilising the country’s hugely efficient public transfer network.
Notable new developments include The Circle; a brand new development seconds away from Zurich airport, featuring two Hyatt Hotels and a Conference Centre offering 5,000 square metres of function space, with a capacity of 1,500 guests theatre style and 970 guests classroom style in the main Convention Hall!
This is the country of sophistication and simplicity, reliability and punctuality, exciting winter and summer sport activities, diversity of experiences within the same excursion. Whatever you are looking for, Switzerland is a chocolate box bursting with the most varied and delicious flavours!
For wine lovers, the Ticino and Valais regions offer the finest vine grapes grown in the most spectacular vineyards setting. The mountain highlife is world renown with Zermatt, St Moritz, Interlaken, Gstaad, Verbier and more. The Jungfrau Mountain and Schilthorn, a James Bond filmsetting, are a favourite for the visitors from all over the world.
When you think of Switzerland, think of Welcome Swiss and enhance the success of your event. Try a vintage car rally, an ‘Orient Express like’ train journey through spectacular landscapes or venture into neighbouring Italy, France or Germany. For the really adventurous, maybe a Glacier experience, panoramic helicopter flights or hot air balloon ride over the ravines - the list is endless.
Welcome Swiss creates and tailors solutions that go beyond your expectations