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Geneva
Price from
£215
Based on 2 night tour for
40 students and 5 staff
Business Studies school trips to Geneva

Business Studies school trips to Geneva

Overview

Our Business Studies school trip to Geneva will allow students to unveil the secrets of this prosperous economy and the reasons why so many large companies have their international headquarters in the city. Visit Nestlé, Evian or Gruyeres Factory to balance supply and demand, turnover and mass production in the international marketplace. Encourage your students to carry out their own market research and discover what it takes to deliver excellent customer service and repeat business. A European business hub, a school trip to Geneva will allow students to experience a new culture whilst linking educational excursions to their study of business.

Suggested Itineraries

BASIC

  • day
    1

    • Arrive in Geneva early afternoon
    • Visit to Gruyeres Cheese Factory
  • day
    2

    • Visit to Watchmakers Factory
    • Afternoon visit to Evian Factory
  • day
    3

    • Morning visit to Television Suisse Romande
    • Return to the UK

Accommodation

Geneva Accommodation - Geneva Youth Hostel

Geneva Youth Hostel

  • Close to Lake Geneva and restaurants
  • Common room available

Positioned in a quiet area, this hotel has great facilities for schools including a picnic area and common living room with TV.

Location: Lake Geneva is only 250 yards away. The Gautier Bus Stop (tram line 1) is a 4-minute walk away and Geneva Airport can be reached within 15 minutes by car.

Facilities:There is a 24hr reception, free WiFi, picnic area, common living room and lockers are featured on-site.

Accommodation: Multi-bed rooms with 4 bed, 6 bed, 8 bed, 10 bed, or 12 bed bunks.

Meals: Breakfast is included. There is a restaurant serving Swiss cuisine in the evening or restaurants can be found in the surrounding area.

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.


Subject Specific Excursions

Nestlé Factory

Visit the HQ of this global brand to see how they have managed to remain at the forefront of their industry through innovation and diversification. If you’re lucky you may even get to taste some of their products!

Evian Factory

Explore first-hand how this European brand operate their factory, gaining insight and understanding of mass production on your business studies tour.

Télévision Suisse Romande

Télévision Suisse Romande (TSR) is based in Geneva but has regional sites in Lausanne, Zurich, Sion, Fribourg, Moutier, Neuchâtel as well as at the Swiss Federal Parliament building in Berne. TSR is aimed at all french-speaking Swiss. A tour includes a visit to many areas of the station including where programmes are filmed, make-up and hair studios and set-design workshops.

Gruyeres Cheese Factory

Take a visit to this cheese dairy which has an exhibition on the history and manufacture of Gruyere cheese. There are displays giving general information on the dairy and the cellars. There is also a film showing the various production stages of Le Gruyère AOC.

Watchmakers Factory

In order to keep pace with its astounding growth, the company, founded in 1992, moved to new premises in 1995 and installed its administrative headquarters and some of its workshops in a manor house located in the village of Genthod, near Geneva. This neo-Gothic building was designed at the beginning of the 20th century by the famous architect, Edmond Fatio. It is in this elegant and friendly atmosphere, marked by intense creative activity, that the FRANCK MULLER watches are designed and made.

Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!

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