Switzerland

  • #MySwitzerland: Diplomat Maya Tissafi
    Jun 29, 2016 Eduan R. Maggo | Editor — Country Guides
    “The Swiss are generally polite; you’ll rarely hear a car horn,” says the Ambassador
  • Geneva welcomes mothers and children this summer
    May 15, 2016 By the GN Focus team
    Europe’s Leading City Break Destination offers relaxing holidays and activities aplenty
  • At home in the Alps
    Nov 08, 2015 By Andrea Watson | Special to GN Focus
    Complex rules aren’t deterring buyers in Switzerland's snowy property boom
  • Swiss health care: Feel good, heal better
    Nov 08, 2015 By Iona Stanley | Special to GN Focus
    Medical visitors are providing a much-needed shot in the arm for Switzerland’s tourism sector
  • Switzerland’s Bond ambition
    Nov 08, 2015 By Keith J. Fernandez | Editor — GN Focus
    With Spectre still in theatres, here are two Swiss holiday themes to channel your inner superspy
  • Travel: Switzerland courts Arabia
    Nov 08, 2015 By Sanaya Pavri | Special to GN Focus
    As GCC visitor figures continue to rise, Swiss tour operators are looking at how to better service this increasingly vital segment
  • Zurich: a city of bankers and bohemians
    Nov 08, 2015 By Tamara Thiessen | Special to GN Focus
    From serious and stern to hip, arty and creative, the Swiss financial capital has let its hair down to become a fun-loving, cultural hub
  • Switzerland: 7 don’t-miss festivals
    Nov 08, 2015 By D. Hari Nair | Special to GN Focus
    The Swiss annual calendar is chock-a-block with events across the spectrum. GN Focus rounds up some of the best
  • 5 reasons to give your child a Swiss education
    Nov 06, 2014 By Sanaya Pavri | Features Writer
    High academic standards and a multicultural atmosphere are key to the popularity of Swiss Schools and universities
  • Samichlaus stays in the spotlight
    Oct 19, 2014 By Cheryl Robertson | Features Writer
    Swiss women in Dubai come together to maintain traditions and give a helping hand to newcomers
  • A real estate bubble? Not really
    Oct 19, 2014 By Hink Huisman | Special to GN Focus
    Despite recent legislation, Switzerland presents an attractive opportunity for the investor seeking equity protection
  • Train your sights on Switzerland
    Oct 19, 2014 By Keith Fernandez | GN Focus Editor
    With its picturesque valleys and snowy peaks, the best way to see the Alpine country is by train, says GN Focus. Here are four of the most spectacular journeys
  • We’re doing just fine
    Oct 19, 2014 By Sanaya Pavri | Features Writer
    For more than 40 years there’s been an air of general bonhomie underlying relations between the UAE and Switzerland
  • Strength revealed in numbers
    Oct 19, 2014 By Shalini Seth | Special to GN Focus
    The Swiss banking industry proves that its resilience is not just based on a reputation for secrecy
  • A real estate bubble? Not really
    Oct 19, 2014 By Hink Huisman | Special to GN Focus
    Despite recent legislation, Switzerland presents an attractive opportunity for the investor seeking equity protection
  • The right time for investment
    Oct 20, 2013 By Shalini Seth | Specialist Writer
    Having weathered the recession, Europe has been on asset managers’ lists this year and the case for investing in Switzerland is strong