Swiss Hotel Association Relies on CONTENS

Montag, 12. Dezember 2011

The Swiss hotel association hotelleriesuisse has launched its updated online platform with CONTENS. The trilingual website not only offers extensive information to visitors and explanations on Swiss hotel classification, but also a restricted area for registered members representing the strongest lobby within the Swiss hotel segment.

At, the largest and oldest hotel association in Switzerland has found a new home. The website, which has been completely revised and redesigned, ranks among the top addresses for interested visitors and those working in the Swiss hotel sector.

Founded in 1882, this lobby is responsible for hotel classification in Switzerland and also contributes to further quality improvement within the Swiss hotel business by functioning as a guarantor for credibility and standards. The 3,200 members represent almost two-thirds of all hotel beds and 77 percent of all overnight stays in Switzerland.

A wealth of information

Visitors will find extensive information on the renowned association, its members, which number hotels, restaurants and companies, as well as on the broad range of services available. In addition, registered members have access to a restricted area offering them further information and useful services.

Easy language administration

Due to the trilingual concept of the website, special effort was given to an intelligent language support. CONTENS offers numerous sophisticated features that help to create and manage content, such as pages and page elements, conveniently and clearly structured in several languages. For example, further language versions of existing pages can easily be created via one click in CONTENS. Moreover, it is possible to edit further language versions of a content element directly within this element, provided that the editor has the necessary rights to do this.

Online, just like at home

In addition to a user-friendly navigation, convinces with its overall visually appealing and welcoming design. Members and visitors feel at home right from the start when accessing the website - a matter of course for a quality-conscious hotel association.

Responsible for the successful concept and convincing technical implementation of is the team of CONTENS' partner nextage ( in Lucerne headed by project leader Marco Eggenschwiler.

About hotelleriesuisse

hotelleriesuisse is the competence center for the Swiss hotel business and, as an association, represents the interests of hotels with both a national and international focus. Since 1882, hotelleriesuisse, together with its 3,200 members (of which 2,200 are hotels), has stood for a quality and future-oriented Swiss hotel and lodging business. The hotelleriesuisse-classified businesses represent 65 percent of Swiss hotel beds and generate 77 percent of all overnight stays. The core tasks of the association include Swiss hotel classification, economic and political representation of interests, as well as vocational and advanced training.

About nextage

Destination Future – nextage is your partner for successful online communication. Whether an individual internet project or the integration of partner software – nextage offers qualified and prompt service. Customer satisfaction is of particular importance to nextage.

Since 1999, nextage has been developing individual solutions for sophisticated online activities. Having many years of experience with projects for medium- and large-scale enterprises, nextage bases its projects on three core competencies: consulting, design, and technology. In addition to this, the company offers support regarding the creation and design of websites in a user-friendly way and in line with search engine requirements.

About CONTENS Software GmbH

CONTENS Software GmbH provides content management software (CMS) and social software solutions for companies with sophisticated online communication requirements.

Its line of products meets the demands of businesses from small online editorial services to international companies. With the help of CONTENS’ platform-independent CMS products and social software solutions, businesses can realize even extensive online projects within a very short amount of time and without any prior programming knowledge.

Several well-known companies rely on the content management products provided by CONTENS, such as Adecco, Böllhoff, Brose, Concordia Insurance Group, Eli Lilly, the HVB BKK, John Deere, the Swiss cantons of Aargau and Freiburg, Max Planck Society, McDonald's Deutschland Inc., manager-lounge, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Oettinger Imex AG, Ratiopharm, RTL interactive, Schwyzer Kantonalbank, Siemens mobility, the City of Biel, T-Mobile and UniCredit Direct Services.

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