Eventful meetings in the mountain canton

GRAUBÜNDEN is a vacation destination and that is why service is so important to the tourist offices. The main focus is on online, but personal advice is also important. Engadin St. Moritz, Arosa and Davos are the popular places to go. The Muottas Muragl funicular railroad leads to the most beautiful vantage point above the Upper Engadine.The canton of Graubünden positions itself predominantly as [...]

The funicular Muottas Muragl leads to the most beautiful viewpoint above the Upper Engadine.The canton of Graubünden positions itself primarily as a vacation destination. National park, mountain villages, hiking trails, ski passes and lakes. The landscape attracts visitors. No wonder, Graubünden has more overnight accommodations than any other mountain canton. These are also the reason why the destination has taken root in the conference and event sector. Above all, those who want a supporting program in addition to the seminar are addressed. And Graubünden also has that to offer.The fastest search for it is via the Internet. Both classes of visitors will be found during the search on the page www.graubuenden.ch land. This is divided into summer and winter, depending on the season, the corresponding is loaded automatically. Those who want to spend their vacations in Graubünden will find what they are looking for right away. Offers are listed and an accommodation search is offered. The navigation is divided into regions, accommodation & offers, activities, nature and service. Under the point service a travel planning can be found, also brochures like "Grisons for real summit strikers" can be downloaded. But the eye-catcher in the service offer is called Giachen - an animated ibex that gives tips while you browse around. The site is colorful and well structured. The user can find everything at a glance - except for conference and event locations. These have to be searched for via the regions. The most important are Engadin St. Moritz, Arosa and Davos. They also rely mainly on online services.13 info points and more activitiesPanorama, glaciers, sun - that's what visitors come to Engadin St. Moritz for. The site www.engadin.stmoritz.ch is also initially geared toward vacationers. But in the navigation, the item "Seminars" can be found. Apart from the website, the tourism office places a high value on personal and free advice. The region manages 13 information points. They provide information, book hotels, event locations, social programs and other activities. The service also includes a download area where catalogs and local maps can be downloaded.Engadin St. Moritz is suitable for small to medium-sized events for up to 500 people. Popular locations are the congress and cultural center "Rondo" in Pontresina and various seminar hotels - such as the Badrutt's Palace Hotel or the Kulm. There is also no shortage of ideas for social programs: from team-building events to hikes, bike tours, brunch in the alpine show dairy to bobsleigh cab rides. Since the beginning of July, there is also the "Ovaverva" - an indoor swimming pool, spa and sports center.Supporting program in the foregroundIn Arosa, there is only one contact point for interested parties: the Arosa MICE. Here, too, the focus is on the website www.kongress-arosa.ch and personal advice. The visitor is assigned a contact person during the stay, who organizes everything as desired. In this way, the guest can rest easy. The visitors are mainly small and medium-sized enterprises. As a mountain destination, the most popular places are the traditional Swiss style restaurants. However, the sports and congress center, which offers space for up to 400 people, is also frequently visited. But the events are in the foreground. A fondue after a sleigh ride is a must, especially for international guests. Also popular is the sleigh ride with huskies. Due to global warming, a new water seminar has been established. In a sustainable way the guest is introduced to the topic of water. More ideas are presented on the site, there are also brochures for download.Big occasionsClearly, when it comes to large congresses in Graubünden, Davos is meant. That is, when the World Economic Forum attracts around 3,000 guests to the region - and thus to the congress center. This was recently expanded and now offers space for several large and small congresses, events and seminars for up to 5000 people. That makes 34 rooms on an area of 12,000 m2. If you want to look for other venues, visit www.davos.ch. In addition to the usual ideas for a social program, a booking tool for overnight stays and the download center for brochures, Davos distinguishes itself from the other destinations by another service. The visitor can get advice in person, but also online. Via live chat is written or telephone.Author: Melanie Granados

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