Destinations

Agents take a hike with Switzerland Tourism

Switzerland Tourism has kept agents busy over the past few weeks, with a series of scenic hiking trails around Sydney to keep the dream of Swiss hikes alive.

Leading the groups were Switzerland Tourism director Livio Goetz, marketing manager Birgit Weingartner and marketing executive Anthony Wieland. Major partners Giovanni Distefano and Jeff James from SWISS, as well as Timothy Malakou and Sandra Furer from Victorinox, also came along for the ride (or walk, we should say).

During the leisurely walks, agents were over the moon for the opportunity to catch-up with colleagues and thank the Switzerland Tourism team for their ongoing support. 

The six nature trails that agents chose from were America Bay, the Hermitage Foreshore, Harold Reed Foreshore, Wentworth Falls, Bundeeda-Jibbon and Towlers Bay.

Participating agents came from Savenio, MTA – Mobile Travel Agents, TravelManagers, World Orbit Travel, World Star Travel, Above And Beyond Experiences, Travel Crafters, Mary Rossi, Snowcapped, Travellers Choice, Spencer Travel, Egencia, Utracks, and Flight Centre.

Switzerland is home to more than 65,000 kilometres of hiking paths that are easy to reach with the Swiss Travel Pass, which provides holders with unlimited access to the country’s public buses, trains and boats, and access to more than 500 museums.


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