#Eventprofs the Grand Opening of the Bürgenstock Resort at a glance, after a nine-year construction phase and after a challenging opening year, this rising star above the lake of Lucerne in central Switzerland shaping the regional tourism landscape shines now more than ever upon the entire world as the pinnacle of luxury hospitality. The “Hotel of the Year 2019” (Gault Millau Channel) staged a big grand opening held last weekend in the presence of Sheikh Nawaf bin Jassim bim Jabor Al-Thani Director of the AccorHotels Group and Federal Councillor Schneider-Ammann and 1300 privileged guests.
The revival of a glorious past through a majestic experience
The splendid yet adventurous experience started since the moment guests boarded a hybrid catamaran and the first electric funicular railway in order to reach this sumptuously restored architectonic work of art. The venue definitely created a sense of anticipation and built delightment among the participants as they rediscovered it and plunged into an environment perfectly aligned with the brand, including of course the notorious global “eyecatcher” the Infinity Edge Pool in the Alpine Spa.
The experience mix for guests from different spheres of society, politics, and business celebrating the Grand return of f the Swiss legendary brand was further propelled by a personal welcome by Robert P. Herr, General Manager of Bürgenstock Resort, and an evening hosted by Christa Rigozzi delivering relevant brand messaging and content.
The definite highlight turning the event into a true experiences were the lavish and very generous buffets that certainly created a long-lasting memory for guests. Monsieur Bruno Higos the famous “master of caviar” set what could be a world record a ten kilos caviar display and 192 kilos Balfego Atun Rojo, what a way to design a cohesive experience embodying the opulence and the flawless service that distinguishes the majestic Bürgenstock Selection.