Sponsors 2018


May contest


Majestically situated in a lakeside location, the Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva is both a business and a leisure destination. Easily accessible from the airport (a 5 km drive) and the railway station (10 minutes’ walk), the hotel nevertheless enjoys a superb location, with an unimpeded view of the Jet d’Eau and Mont Blanc. With 412 rooms, the hotel is imposing in size as well as setting. The guest rooms include 44 suites, one of which is the biggest in Europe, with a total surface area of 1080 m2 on two self-contained floors. The hotel also has three restaurants, a bar with a terrace overlooking the lake, the vast 1400 square metre Valmont spa and fitness centre with indoor pool, 13 conference rooms, an auditorium (Théâtre du Léman) seating up to 1,300, the Java Club, a theatre, car park and residential suites. There is also a hairdresser and a range of boutiques.


June contest

Ideally located on the Léman shores, the Hotel President Wilson, A Luxury Collection Hotel, is one of the most contemporary addresses in Geneva, offering a breathtaking view over the lake and the Mont-Blanc. The luxury 204 rooms and 22 Suites all feature marble bathrooms with Hermès amenities, Nespresso coffee machines and complimentary handy smartphones including free international calls and 4G data.
The hotel has 3 restaurants including the Bayview by Michel Roth (1 Michelin star), the Arabesque (Lebanese cuisine) and the Umami (seasonal Japanese fusion restaurant located on the first floor terrace). During summer time, the Poolgarden and its beachclub welcome you in a French Riviera atmosphere by the heated pool.
Unique in Switzerland, discover the exclusive Spa La Mer, the first to offer the brand’s Signature treatments, including the legendary “Crème” that has inspired a cult following.


July contest

At a charming location on the shores of Lake Geneva and with an unspoiled view of the Jet d’Eau and Mont Blanc mountain, this splendid but intimate hotel combines British charm with the most refined Swiss hospitality. It offers a harmonious blend of discreet chic, attentive staff and 39 individually styled bedrooms plus six elegant suites decorated with works of art and furnished with taste.

The famous Windows restaurant honours the breath-taking panoramic views of the lake and its surroundings by serving delicious food with an international theme. The hotel’s renowned afternoon tea includes scones fresh from the oven, which are also available as vegetarian and gluten-free options.

The prestigious Leopard Bar & Cigar Lounge is the city’s most renowned night spot thanks to its exceptional cocktails and nightly concerts.

The Indian Festival will take place from 23rd July until 25th August under the leadership of Michel-starred chef Alfred Prasad.


August contest

Lake Geneva’s boutique gem

Positioned on the storied shores of Lake Geneva, with Switzerland’s iconic Mont Blanc as a timeless backdrop, The Beau rivage, Geneva, is host to a prestigious heritage that has endured for over 150 years. Celebrated by generations of high society for bespoke service, uncompromising elegance and a rich culinary tradition, the hotel has been thoughtfully renovated to craft a new era in its evolving story.


September contest

Since 1865, illustrious visitors, stars and other historic personalities have succeeded each other at Beau-Rivage. They have helped to forge its reputation: souvenirs experienced within its walls have been transmitted in a dynastic manner for five generations and the prestigious location, opposite Mont Blanc and the Geneva water jet, make it unique in Europe.

Inaugurated in 2017, the upper, celestial floors include the Eleanor Roosevelt suite and La Résidence suite as well as six duplex apartments that complement the other 80 rooms and historic suites. The decors and atmosphere are an ode to craftsmanship and the art of entertaining guests whereas the latest technical equipment provides optimum connection.

The Chat-Botté restaurant is a gourmet must in French-speaking Switzerland. Chef Dominique Gauthier was awarded 18/20 by Gault & Millau and a star in the Michelin Guide. He combines culinary art, shared pleasures and conviviality and is equally talented at the Bar or during receptions given in the lounges.

Beau-Rivage is your key to the stars in high-end hospitality.


October contest

Le Richemond is a prestigious five-star hotel founded in 1875. It combines a historical heritage with a contemporary urban decor in the heart of the city. Proud member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Le Richemond is a legend in Geneva and achieved in 2018 a Five-Star Award by Forbes Travel Guide.

A few steps from Lake Geneva, its famous Jet d'Eau and the Alps, Le Richemond offers 109 rooms including 22 suites with breathtaking views.

Le Jardin restaurant offers a stylish French cuisine featuring the best of local products. Le Bar is a cozy place with one of the fanciest urban terraces in Geneva. Le Richemond is also the host of the only exclusive Sisley spa in Switzerland.