TORONTO — A brand new campaign from Switzerland Tourism includes promotional messaging for consumers as well as a contest for the trade.
With a rollout starting today, Oct. 5, and running through Nov. 1, the ‘I Need Switzerland’ campaign includes a partnership between Switzerland Tourism and Goway in English-speaking Canada, and Tours Chanteclerc in Quebec.
With the Swiss borders having been open to Canadians for some time, the moment is right to talk about booking travel again, says Pascal Prinz, Director for Switzerland Tourism in Canada.
“Switzerland and Canada rank amongst the safest countries in this COVID-19 world according to a recent study by the Deep Knowledge Group,” said Prinz. “We remain a fully committed partner, supporting travel agents and tour operators with our biggest campaign in Canada.”
He notes that Canadians can travel to Switzerland without having to quarantine upon arrival, “and immediately enjoy the Swiss Alps and our four language regions.”
He urges Switzerland fans, which are legion, to “start your journey today with Mike Sidofsky, the young Torontonian photographer, showing you why you need Switzerland.”
Says Craig Canvin, VP, Europe Division with Goway Travel: “With more than 50 years of travel experience, nearly 30 curated Swiss itineraries featured online, and countless possibilities to tailor a dynamic adventure to suit travel goals, budget and trip length, Goway Travel offers the complete experience. Switzerland is a remarkably beautiful country and pending on what your guests are looking to accomplish and how they prefer to travel we’re proudly here to make it happen.”
Adds Cristelle Cormier, Managing Director at Tours Chanteclerc: “Switzerland is a destination that we at Tours Chanteclerc have been particularly fond of for many years. Our offers allow to discover this wonderful destination in organized tours, by individual itineraries, by travelling aboard panoramic trains, postal busses, boats or in the winter with of our Tours Altitude division. Majestic mountains, sparkling lakes, glaciers with eternal snow, breath-taking scenery and a warm welcome await travellers in search of discovery. Tours Chanteclerc delivers the secrets of Switzerland and we invite your clients to discover it with us!”
Travel agents can enter the ‘I need Switzerland’ campaign contest for a chance to win a trip to Switzerland: https://bit.ly/32ZPdh9