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Company Profile

Management-Board

  • Thomas Stirnimann, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Marcello Bologna, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Roger Müller, Chief Procurement Officer (CPO)
  • Jörg Herrmann, Chief Operating Officer (COO)

    

Corporate history of Interhome

2017
Interhome and sister company Inter Chalet move closer together at management level and synergies are better exploited. Koni Iten retires and Thomas Stirnimann, CEO Hotelplan Group, takes over CEO duties until further notice. Interhome's guest figures see a 5% increase to 695,000.

2016
Interhome maintains its successful course. For the first time in its history, the company matches more than 660,000 holidaymakers with their ideal vacation home. Invoiced turnover rises to CHF 186.6 million.

2015
Interhome celebrates its 50 year anniversary. Another successful year confirms the new course of 2014.

2014
Koni Iten takes the helm as CEO. Under his leadership, the company achieves top results. The island of Mauritius is now on offer as a destination.

2013
The new booking portal takes gold in the category “Usability” as well as silver in “Business Efficiency” at the Best of Swiss Web Awards. 

Interhome becomes online portal test winner in the Stiftung Warentest. Among other things, its clear and detailed search function is a decisive factor.
The first holiday home provider in the German-speaking world with an iPad app that provides a comprehensive holiday apartment and house search.

2012
Exclusive partnership with TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site 

2011
Acquisition of German market leader INTER CHALET by 2013. New destinations Israel and Cyprus added. 

2010
Total redesign of the webpage feat. navigated search. New destinations Morocco and El Gouna/Egypt.

2009 
Sales-Representation for India launched.

2008 
Firm partners have been taken on in USA and Finland. 

Foundation of VACANDO – platform for unorganized market.

Rebranding of the Corporate Identity and the Corporate Design. 

2007
The website is completely overhauled to make it even easier and quicker to find your dream holiday. What's more, we can offer even more information and advice.
Interhome is currently present in nearly all European countries, including Russia and Croatia in 2007. Firm partners have also been taken on in Denmark, Belgium and Holland.

2006
With the new 1to1 system offers an even better service by providing clients with a personal selection of properties. Every client is considered a guest.
Interhome buys the holiday specialists Casa Club, France Villas and Solemar in order to give exclusive offers of villas in Provence and Tuscany.

2005
Simon Lehmann, new Interhome chairman, takes the reins of the company.

2003
Interhome moves into the Hotelplan offices to benefit from a shared infrastructure.

2000
The Interhome booking system links 75 local offices and 30 partners in order to provide a better service for clients.

1998
Interhome is one of the first companies to go "online". Clients search for information and request brochures. Booking on line will be possible from 1999.

1995
The Interhome product includes, from that point, 75.000 beds in 11 countries - including Germany, Czech Republic and Poland.

1989
Hotelplan, the second Swiss travel company and subsidiary of Migros buys Interhome AG.

1986
2 million copies of the brochures are printed. They are distributed throughout 12 countries and translated into 8 languages.

1984
The new logo is a small bird, symbolising holidays and freedom. All the Interhome offices have the same CI (corporate identity).

1980
Interhome is the first in tourism to put in place an information system linking all the agencies and allowing bookings.

1977
The company is renamed Interhome.

1975-77
Both businesses come together to form Swiss Chalet - Interhome: 105 people in 16 offices.

1965
Swiss Chalets was founded by two Swiss tourism pioneers: Bruno Franzen and Werner Frey.                       

Only selected and tested accommodation Quality is our number one priority

Every property is checked before your arrival to ensure the best possible stay.

Guaranteed availability and on-site service Make the most of our experience

Key collection is arranged by our helpful staff. Available 24/7 or on-site service to help you with all your questions, e.g.: tips and insights for your holiday destination and your booked accommodation.

A memorable holiday experience Privacy and freedom in your own holiday home

Be your own boss, eat whenever you want and make the most of plenty of space for all your friends and family.

Why Interhome

It has never been easier to find your perfect holiday. Do you want to explore new travel destinations? There is no better way than doing it in a holiday home: Enjoy "la dolce vita" in Italy, feel the charming lifestyle of the French Riviera or the Spanish way of life. Be inspired by our travel ideas and book online - quick, easy, and secure with Interhome.

Freedom, privacy and space in your holiday home

Your stay in a holiday house or a holiday apartment offers plenty of advantages: spend your time exactly as you want. No disturbance from other guests or hotel staff, just spend your holiday according to your own rules. Whether you are looking for a city trip, a relaxing holiday with your family or with friends. Simply enjoy lots of room, flexibility and freedom in your holiday home.