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Planes - Swiss Air First Class Suite (link)
Last year, Swiss Air has unveiled their new suites for first class passengers. Not that I am jealous or anything, but I don't think these built-in full beds look very comfy. And who needs flat-screen TV's when we could be sharing a screen way up front like in a real movie theater? Besides, toasting to a glass of champagne above the clouds is way overrated! Anyway, here is what these suites supposedly look like:

Trains - Zurich Main Station First Class Lounge (link)
The story continues much the same on the ground. If you are  holder of an all-inclusive rail pass in first class, you now have the dreadful choice to hang out in a VIP lounge with free beverages and newspapers. Who would want to do this when you could be people-watching while sipping on a 5 Swiss franc latte? For those of you who would, here is what the lounge looks like:

... and by foot (sorry, no automobiles) - City Lounge St. Gallen (link)
As part of an international design competition to bring life back to the financial district, the city of St. Gallen installed a permanent red carpet. Pedestrians may hang out in chaises and lounge seats, all made of a special rubber material. How cool is that? If you are really digging this, click here for a 360 degree view of the City Lounge.

Courtesy Thomas Mayer

Dimitri Burkhard

As the founder, editor, and community manager of Newly Swissed, Dimitri owns the strategic vision. He is passionate about storytelling and is a member of Swiss Travel Communicators.

Dimitri loves discovering new trends and covers architecture, design, start-ups and tourism.

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