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Cultural differences Swiss Jews explain Switzerland to Orthodox tourists

In order to avoid cultural misunderstandings, this summer Swiss Jews went to mountain resorts to mediate between locals and Orthodox visitors.

Global study Switzerland ranked ‘greenest’ holiday hotspot

Switzerland has the most environmentally sound tourism record, according to a global comparison study by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The study ...

This content was published on September 4, 2019 10:12 AM

Environment Swiss fuel-related CO2 emissions remained stable in 2018

Despite an increase in the use of biofuels and electric vehicles, fuel-related carbon dioxide emissions remained unchanged in 2018 in the country.

This content was published on July 16, 2019 2:39 PM

Rolf Maeder Mystical moments in the Swiss Alps

Many of the photos of Rolf Maeder conjure up a magical or even slightly intimidating atmosphere of the Swiss mountains and landscapes.

Klöntalersee Ice cream by boat on a picturesque Swiss lake

André van Sprundel is a successful businessman with an unusual hobby. He is the only person in the country who sells ice cream to bathers by boat.

Collapsing demand Swiss Alpine holiday home market fragments under pressure

The market for holiday homes in the Swiss Alps has divided into the haves and have nots with only the most expensive regions recording growth, ...

This content was published on May 23, 2019 2:53 PM

beetles, squirrels and palms How Switzerland is battling invasive species

Switzerland has waged war on invasive species. The fight is starting to bear fruit, but private citizens have to lend a hand.