Press Releases 2017

UWTSD Travel and Tourism students take a trip to Switzerland

01.02.2017

UWTSD's Travel and Tourism students have enjoyed an educational trip to Switzerland. The group stopped off in Montreaux on the way before travelling by glass top train through the Alps to Lauterbrunnen.

The pictures show the students on Schilthorn Mountain, taking part in the Thrill Walk, visiting the 007 James Bond Experience and the Sustainable Ski destination of Murren, home of the Inferno Ski Race, which is the biggest amateur ski race in the world!

Jacqui Jones MA,  Programme Director and Senior Lecturer - Leisure, Events Tourism and Travel Management at Swansea’s School of Tourism and Hospitality said: The students were hosted by Swiss Tourism during the trip and they were invited to a presentation in Wengen. This is the resort which hosts the Lauberhorn Ski race as part of the World Ski Championships and is the oldest ski race in the world."

 

The group stayed at Camping Jungfrau Chalet, who have in the past employed a number of UWTSD students on placements. On the last night the group enjoyed a traditional fondu party.

On the way back home the group took a boat trip across Lake Geneva to France where they visited Evian, the home of Evian water. They also visited the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne as well as the Interactive Olympic Museum.

To find out more about the courses on offer click on the link below:

http://www.uwtsd.ac.uk/business-management/swansea-school-of-tourism--hospitality/

Further Information

  1. For further information, please contact: Cate Hopkins, Press and Media Officer on: Catherine.Hopkins@uwtsd.ac.uk / 07872 423 788