Founex, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The world of wine, take notice: women have arrived. This is the clear message that came out of the annual general meeting Friday of International Associated Women in Wine, who compiled what appears to be the first-ever survey of women about their wine buying and consumption habits. National surveys were relatively […]
Archives for June 2008
Sierre, Valais (GenevaLunch) – The Swiss wine industry is well into a strong revival, shrugging off economic doldrums elsewhere by reinventing the image of one of the country’s favourite beverages after milk. Ninety litres of milk are consumed every year, 57 litres of beer and 41 litres of wine, on average. In April 2008 the […]
Lausanne, Switzerland (24 Heures, Fre) – With Cointrin airport in Geneva growing in importance and traffic, its little sister airport at La Blecherette in Lausanne is developing a new profile, with nearly 10% of its flights now business traffic. The airport is traditionally a training ground and home to small pleasure planes, but a facelift […]
Lake Geneva region, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Sunshine and hot weather are predicted for the weekend, but don’t head indoors when it turns dark, for 21 June is not only the longest day of the year, it comes complete with a full moon. It’s also been declared Nuit Suisse de la Randonnee and several nighttime hikes […]
Paris, France (romandie/apf) – French regional train traffic is expected to quadruple by 2030, the SNCF said Tuesday, presenting its programme of options for coping with the increase. In the past 10 years traffic increased by 60%.