Orlando Bergamin becomes new managing director of Heidiland Tourism

Orlando Bergamin from Graubünden is to become the new Managing Director of Heidiland Tourism. The 34-year-old tourism expert will succeed Björn Caviezel at the helm of the St. Gallen tourism organization on February 1, 2018.


Bergamin was elected by the Board of Directors as the new Managing Director. His predecessor Björn Caviezel announced in April that he would leave the company at the end of the year. (Werbewoche.ch reported). In the nine years of his tenure, the company has developed into a modern tourism organization. Orlando Bergamin, for his part, brings with him valuable experience in modern destination management and thus the best prerequisites for successfully continuing along the path he has chosen. He is also familiar with national tourism structures and has a broad network at his disposal. He will take over the management as of February 1, 2018.

Orlando Bergamin is married, father of a four-year-old child and lives with his family in Domat/Ems GR. After completing his studies in tourism at the University of Applied Sciences in Chur, Orlando Bergamin held various positions at the tourism marketing organization Graubünden Ferien for eight years. Currently, as a member of the management board, he is in charge of the Shared Services division, which offers consulting and support services in the ICT sector for destinations and service providers. In addition, he is responsible for the marketing of two destinations in Graubünden as project manager for marketing mandates.

Today, Heidiland Tourism markets the area from Lake Walen to the gates of Chur under the "Heidiland" brand from a single source, operates three tourist offices (Unterterzen, Flumserberg, Bad Ragaz), an Infopoint (Maienfeld) and a souvenir store in the "Marché Heidiland" freeway service area. (pd/hae)

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