Lausanne Flon - ©  OTV - Laurent Ryser

Press releases

Most of our press releases are available in french.

Monocle - Top small cities - © Lausanne Tourisme

Lausanne ranked the best small city in the world in Monocle’s inaugural ‘Small Cities Index’

The Swiss city of Lausanne topped the chart and ranked as the best small city in world in Monocle’s inaugural ‘Small Cities Index’.

Sauvabelin - © LT/ Régis Colombo -

Lausanne & Montreux : Top 20 of the sustainable business destinations in 2019

The Lausanne-Montreux region ranks as the 14th most sustainable destination for business tourism in 2019.

Pop in the City Montbenon - © MAXIME LULLO

Pop in Lausanne: A successful experience in tourism gamification

Ecotourism, interactive experiences, communications via social networks ... the tourism sector is evolving rapidly and innovatively, enabling the development of interactions with visitors. Gamification, which applies game mechanics to the field of tourism, has proven successful with the urban adventure race for women Pop in Lausanne.

Carnet de Voyage - © LT/ Laurent Kaczor

Lausanne Tourisme creates an entertaining Travel Journal for the children visiting the Olympic capital

Lausanne, an already popular destination for families, is adding an original string to its bow: a fun Travel Journal aimed at children aged five to ten who are visiting the Vaud capital.

Pop in the city - © Pop in the city

Pop in the city returns to Switzerland Lausanne - 29 June

For this 26th edition of Pop In the City, Popins will once again storm beautiful Switzerland. After Geneva, this time, hundreds of determined women will discover the charming and historical city of Lausanne.

Lausanne Cathedral - © LT/

Lausanne: all-time record of overnight stays

With 1,227,800 recorded overnight stays in the Vaud capital last year, Lausanne exceeded by more than 11,000 nights the previous record of 1964, year of the National Exhibition. This historic result confirms the constant progression and growing attractiveness of the Olympic Capital.

Bô Noël - © Régis colombo

Charm offensive for the festive season

November 14 2017 - For this 2017 year-end, Lausanne Tourisme is launching a charm offensive. Blog trips, competition and Instameet, the tourist office wishes to develop yet further the Olympic Capital’s leisure sector by building on two flagship events: Bô Noël and Lausanne Lumières.

Lausanne Cathedral - © LT/ Laurent Kaczor

Lausanne’s assets presented in three mini clips

October 31 2017 - Green town, sports town, panoramas, Lausanne Tourisme presents the destination’s assets in three mini clips, made available to the media and professional partners.

Treasure Hunt Lausanne “Aquaphobia” - © Lausanne Tourisme

Treasure hunt: new application

06 April 2017 - Switzerland’s hidden gem, Lausanne, has just launched a new free GPS app that’s designed to delight the Treasure hunters and gamers of all ages.

MyLausanne Blog - © Lausanne Tourisme

MyLausanne – The blog – Share your experience!

05 September 2016 - MyLausanne, Lausanne Tourisme's new official blog, launched at the beginning of the summer, shares the experiences of Lausanne people and visitors to show another face of the town.

Lausanne Business Valley - ©

Lausanne Business Valley

27 October 2014 – The Lausanne Business Valley showcases its assets in a new clip After the success of the «Lausanne Interactive City Tour», Lausanne Tourisme is launching a new video presenting the town's many business tourism attractions. Called «Lausanne Business Valley», this approximately 2-minute clip aims mainly at seducing organisers of seminars, conventions and other professional events.

Lausanne Interactive Video - © LT/

Lausanne Tourisme launches a novel promotional video clip

18 September 2014 – On the lookout for new technologies, particularly in the area of new media, Lausanne Tourisme asserts its pioneering spirit through the launch of an interactive video clip to promote the town's tourism. By choosing Lausanne artist Pierrick Destraz to carry the story line, the tourist office aims to seduce an urban and trendy audience by showing an unusual image of the destination thanks to a humorous and surprising film.