12 December 2013 | Marketing Geneva
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Top 5 things to see in and around Geneva before 2013 ends!

The end of the year is slowly but surely approaching. With just a few weeks left, our Concierge would like to share his ultimate list of things to see in the region. Whether you are from Geneva or just visiting, make the most of this special time of year. 

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22 November 2013 | Carolyn Moncel - Marketing Geneva

5 Fun Facts about Absinthe

Absinthe, that elusive and forbidden drink so beloved by bohemian artists of 19th century Paris is back and with a vengeance.  Although it gained popularity as an alcoholic drink in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this anis and fennel flavoured, distilled drink was banned from use for nearly 100 years.  However, a revival of absinthe began in the 1990s, following the adoption of updated European Union food and beverage regulations.  Now with longstanding barriers removed from production and sale, nearly 200 different brands of absinthe are produced around the world, most notably in France, Switzerland, the United States, Spain and the Czech Republic.

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8 November 2013 | Carolyn Moncel - Marketing Geneva

Five Questions for…Chef James Norman

For more than two years, Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva has been honoured to have James Norman on board.  A highly-experienced Executive Chef, who started his career almost 20 years ago, James oversees three restaurants: Il Vero, Le Grill and the FloorTwo Lounge at Grand Kempinski Hotel Geneva.  He has worked in several countries around the world including: London, Paris, Dubai, Brunei, Hong Kong, and now Switzerland since 2009. 

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1 November 2013 | Carolyn Moncel - Marketing Geneva

Heal Like an “Ancient” Egyptian: 5 Reasons Why We Share Their Love for Honey

The TOUTANKHAMON (AKA “King Tut”) exhibition arrived in Geneva, Switzerland, displaying over 1,000 different replicated artefacts associated with the boy king and his world in ancient Egypt.

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