Le Richemond, a hotel in Geneva, Switzerland and The House of Gubelin, known for its gemstone expertise, have established a partnership to offer guests an introduction to the colored gemstones of the Gubelin Academy. For one hour, guests will have the opportunity to follow a Gubelin expert through a hands-on journey discovering various gems, emeralds, rubies and sapphires. The experience is also offered to companies for a group activity of up to ten people.
For the occasion, Le Richemond designed the Geneva Gem package. The package includes:
- One night in a luxury lake view room (double occupancy)
- Breakfasts for two
- Pastry chef in-room amenity
- Introduction to the colored stones with a Gubelin expert
The House of Gubelin is a Swiss, family-owned firm known for high-end jewelry, gemstone expertise, and as a distributor of several luxury watch brands. Its combination of jewelry, gemstone and horological expertise is unique in the industry and a product of both its history and the family's high regard for beauty, knowledge, authenticity and craft. Gubelin serves its international clientele through its ten boutiques in Switzerland, Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong.
In 2013, Gubelin opened the Gubelin Academy in Hong Kong. Geared towards professionals, enthusiasts and connoisseurs of colored stones, the academy offers a series of programs that provide fast-track training into the world of gemstones.
Le Richemond is a five-star hotel situated on Lake Geneva with 109 rooms; including 22 suites with a lake or courtyard view. The hotel also boasts five technically equipped meeting areas, a full-service spa and a Techno Gym fitness area.