Local economy – Monsieur Vaudois tourism leaves a changing office
– Mr Vaud tourism leaves a changing office
Director of the OTV, Andreas Banholzer will not be part of the new multisectoral entity, Vaud Promotion.
Director of the Vaudois Tourist Office (OTV) for ten years, Andreas Banholzer will be stepping down at the end of February. It will not be part of Vaud Promotion, the new multisectoral body aimed at supporting the canton’s flagship activities, whether economic, academic, cultural, sports, tourism or gastronomic.
“The strategic shift we are taking requires a director with a broader profile, not just specializing in tourism.”
Michel Rochat, director of Vaud Promotion
“The strategic shift we are taking requires a director with a broader profile, not just specializing in tourism. This is why the position was put up for competition, ”explains Michel Rochat, president of Vaud Promotion (appointed by the Council of State), also CEO of the École hôtelière de Lausanne group and president of the Office des Vaud wines.