Swiss tourism: The are not all survive

According to the gloss of light in January, it looks for the Swiss hotel industry because of the Coronavirus zapping duster. The Marketing and sales organizatio

Swiss tourism: The are not all survive

According to the gloss of light in January, it looks for the Swiss hotel industry because of the Coronavirus zapping duster. The Marketing and sales organization of Switzerland tourism expects the total year 2020 with a revenue loss of over half a billion Swiss francs, as Director Martin Nydegger said on Monday in an interview with news Agency AWP.

Foreign guests are expected to heuer is a book about 2.1 million overnight Stays less than in the previous year. The resulting in the loss of around 532 million francs. And that is just on the tourist revenue, said Nydegger. Not shown are the defaults for the gastronomy or the measure to be attributed here.

last year the Swiss hotel industry had experienced the best year of all time, and with 39.6 million Nights, a new record. Of 21.6 million overnight stays were alone on the account of foreign guests.

Swiss are not able to compensate for slump

The slump in 2020, the Swiss could not compensate for. Domestic visitors are likely to book up to the end of the year is around 400'000 additional overnight Stays in local Hotels, estimates Nydegger. This will be around 56 million Swiss francs and more sales. However, the border is almost to negligence, forecasts in a world in which the daily news would roll over, said Nydegger. Nevertheless, we must try to quantify.

Which expects to Switzerland tourism for the second quarter, the Asian guests with a burglary by a quarter, because it comes to mass cancellations. "At the Moment we are in the eye of the hurricane. This is the worst Moment," said Nydegger. For the full year, the diver is likely to amount to around 20 percent. The recovery is expected to take two to three years.

in the us, tourism is expected, according to Switzerland in the second quarter from a decline of about 20 percent. In the case of the Europeans, the negative is likely to amount to around 10 percent. By the end of the year it should go from there up again.

the Only light are the Swiss guests. This is likely to make because of the crisis more frequently in the vicinity of holiday. People would rather drive or take the train to the holiday, instead of making long-distance trips, said Nydegger. They sought the stability of their own country.

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Nevertheless, the situation will be left in the local hospitality industry with deep scars. "This will not all survive. It, unfortunately, will lead to closures," said Nydegger. The profit margins in the industry are thin. Many companies could not fill, therefore, in good times, not enough cushion to withstand such a crisis.

Because of the unexpected external shocks of the reputation was justified to support the industry through the policy, said Nydegger. To avoid liquidity shortages, should be value added taxes or social security contributions need not be paid immediately, called the Switzerland tourism Director. He also appealed to the banks to show accommodating. In addition, short-time working should be able to be applied easier. With all of this, it might slow down a broke shaft after all. (cpm/sda)

Created: 09.03.2020, 12:58 PM

Updated Date: 09 March 2020, 16:01

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