2500 new rooms bring movement to the Zurich hotel market.
The cut-throat competition in Zurich's hotel industry is intensifying because new suppliers such as Motel One are pushing their way onto the market. A study predicts turbulent times.
Next week, the German budget chain Motel One will open its second hotel in Zurich at the old Post Selnau. It will be the largest in the city with around 400 rooms and will stir up the market. Since April, the 25hours Hotel on Europaallee has been offering 170 rooms in the mid-price segment. In 2018, the German chain a-ja wants to open a hotel with wellness facilities in Altstetten, and two hotels will be built in the new business center "The Circle" at the airport by 2019. In three years