than 40 years of experience, Interhome is
currently the largest provider of quality
holiday apartments and villas in Europe. Every
year, more than 500 000 clients contact us to
book their holiday. We currently offer more than
30 000 rental properties throughout 21 countries
and can meet practically every requirement: sea,
mountains, town or countryside, in an apartment
or villa - we certainly have the right property
for you. Interhome has established itself as the
Swiss company who keeps its promises of quality.
We offer reliable, quality properties, thanks to
our star rating system. Leave it to us to
arrange your stay. Interhome is becoming more
and more accessible, not only at home due to our
"hotline" but also in your holiday region. The
local keyholder is now more and more likely to
be an individual representative in resort.
Consequently, we can offer you a wonderful,
1965 Swiss Chalets was founded by two Swiss
tourism pioneers: Bruno Franzen and Werner Frey.
1975-77 Both businesses come together to form
Swiss Chalet - Interhome: 105 people in 16
1977 The company is renamed Interhome.
1980 Interhome is the first in tourism to put in
place an information system linking all the
agencies and allowing bookings.
1984 The new logo is a small bird, symbolising
holidays and freedom. All the Interhome offices
have the same CI (corporate identity).
1986 2 million copies of the brochures are
printed. They are distributed throughout 12
countries and translated into 8 languages.
1989 Hotelplan, the second Swiss travel company
and subsidiary of Migros buys Interhome AG.
1995 The Interhome product includes, from that
point, 75.000 beds in 11 countries - including
Germany, Czech Republic and Poland.
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.
2000 The Interhome booking system links 75 local
offices and 30 partners in order to provide a
better service for clients.
2003 Interhome moves into the Hotelplan offices
to benefit from a shared infrastructure.
2005 Simon Lehmann, new Interhome chairman,
takes the reins of the company.
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.
2005 Interhome buys the holiday specialists Casa
Club, France Villas and Solemar in order to give
exclusive offers of villas in Provence and
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.
2007 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.