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ABOUT US

   

PROFILE

Simply Swiss is a division of The Vacation Station, an incorporated company (1977) located in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada.

Its sole purpose is to promote and sell group and individual travel to Switzerland. Simply Swiss has Canada’s largest tour, ski, cycle, and walking program devoted entirely to Switzerland!

CONTACT

Telephone:  705-949-1710              

Fax:             705-949-1757

Toll free:      866-648-7757 

Address:    The Station Mall, 293 Bay St., Sault Ste. Marie, P6A 1X3

Email:         simplyswiss@thevacationstation.com

  

HOURS

Monday to Friday: 9.00 am. to 5.30 pm.
Saturday: By appointment

AFFILIATIONS
We are an independently owned travel company, holding membership of:
 

ENSEMBLE TRAVEL - Agency consortium with over 900 members across North America.
IATA - International Air Transport Association.
TICO - Travel Industry Council of Ontario

  

PERSONNEL

Simply Swiss is staffed by fully trained personnel with over 75 years cumulative experience providing quality service in both the leisure and corporate travel industry. Our staff have travelled and worked in Switzerland for many years and have the expertise necessary to fulfill your expectations.

         

SIMPLY SWISS  & THE ENVIRONMENT

The retail travel industry occupies an unenviable position due to the environmental footprint of its various suppliers, such as airlines, buses and cruise ships. While we have little impact on these activities, we can take steps to minimise our own company impact.

To erase our CO2 footprint SIMPLY SWISS has purchased 1 hectare of sustainable Radiata Pine forest !!

Fact: Trees absorb carbon dioxide, one of the main Greenhouse gases. They convert it to wood, through photosynthesis.  A hectare of radiata absorbs between 20 and 25 tonne of carbon per hectare annually. Although some carbon is released during the harvesting and processing of forests there is a positive net absorption of carbon.

Our hectare is part of a larger 250 hectare forest, planted in1996. These trees are now almost 22m tall, and expected to reach 33m at age 30, when they will be felled and the land replanted.This hectare will produce approx. 750 cubic metres of framing and furniture lumber.

Fact: One cubic metre of wood contains approx. 250kg of carbon. Therefore, over the 30 year lifespan of our hectare of trees, they will sequester 187.5 tonnes of carbon out of the atmosphere!!

Fact: Our plantation is recognized as a Kyoto-qualifying forest (sustainable forests planted after 1990).

Fact: The activities of Simply Swiss are carbon positive.

Pinus radiata (Monterey Pine, Radiata Pine)

Radiata Pine

  

REFERENCES

For groups or individuals considering reserving trips with us, we would be pleased to provide references from organisations who have used our services in the past. These include:

Ski Canada Magaizine  (annual Readers trip to Switzerland)

Good Life Management Group, Toronto ON

Alpha Omega Society, Toronto, ON

Cedar Springs Ski Club, Burlington, ON

Viking Ski Club, South Bend, IN

SkiCousi Ski Club, Mississauga ON

North Toronto Ski Club, Toronto, ON

High Park Ski Club, Toronto, ON

Voyageurs Ski Club, Toronto, ON

Club Ski30, Halifax, NB

Bluewater Ski Club, Sarnia, ON

RA Ski Club, Ottawa, ON

   

PROTECTION OF CLIENTS FUNDS

The Vacation Station is registered with the Travel Industry Council of Ontario, which protects the funds of all persons booking travel through our office, should we (or an Ontario registered supplier) become insolvent.

Tico Retail Registration  # 02429845

Tico Wholesaler Registration  # 50014846