Collecting awards

Tue, 03. Sep. 2019

Good news never come alone. After Andrea Scherz was nominated as Hotelier of the Year, the Gstaad Palace also received the award as Best Holiday Hotel of the Year in the prestigious Bilanz rating. The old lady of the Gstaad hotel business is far from getting fusty.


1,000 solutions

Wed, 14. Aug. 2019

Bertrand Piccard grew up in a family of explorers and carries on their tradition of pushing the boundaries of what we think is possible. In 1999 he took off with Brian Jones from Château-d’Oex for the first circumnavigation of the planet in a hot-air ballon, which they commemorated this year.


Alpine wine

Wed, 24. Jul. 2019

Pascal Rittener-Ruff has spent the last couple of years in bringing winegrowing and winemaking to the Pays-d’Enhaut. The project is all but straightforward, however Rittener-Ruff is determined to continue and receives a lot of support from the community.

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Pianist Fazil Say celebrates the night

Fazil Say is undoubtedly one of the world’s most extraordinary pianists. A fact he effortlessly displayed as he returned to the Menuhin Festival for a third time to perform a programme celebrating shades and moods of night at the church in Saanen.