Company Profile


    • 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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

Sales-Representation for India launched.

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. 

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

The company is renamed Interhome.

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

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