Olympic Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra becomes ‘Friendship Ambassador’ of Switzerland Tourism

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Neeraj Chopra becomes ‘Friendship Ambassador’ of Switzerland Tourism

Switzerland Tourism has appointed Olympic Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra as the 'Friendship Ambassador’ On 11 November, 2022.

Important facts

  • In his new role, Chopra will showcase and promote the adventurous, sporty and great outdoors of Switzerland to Indian travellers.

  • As Switzerland Tourism's 'Friendship Ambassador', Chopra will share his experiences in the country to showcase it as the ideal destination for the outdoors and the best for hiking, biking, soft and extreme adventure and snow sports. 

  • Switzerland tourism sees great potential in attracting a variety of visitors and the post-COVID outdoor segment is an especially interesting place from India's point of view.

About Switzerland Tourism (ST) 

  • Switzerland Tourism (ST) is a federal public corporation.

  • Its mission was initiated through a federal resolution dated 16 December 1994.

  • Its main objective is to promote Switzerland as a tourism and conference destination at home and abroad.

  • The board consists of 13 representatives from the tourism sector and business and political sector.

  • It works with many organisations and companies, for example, Swiss International Airlines, Swiss Embassies, Consulates and Business Councils.

  • Tourism exports rank fourth in terms of revenue in Switzerland, behind the chemical, metallurgical industries and the luxury watchmaking industry.

About Switzerland

  • President : Ignazio Cassis

  • Capital : Bern

  • Currency : Swiss franc

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