LZ Fachverlag AG participates in tourism trend media gmbh
LZ Fachverlag AG, a subsidiary of LZ Medien Holding AG, participates with 25% in tourism trend media gmbh, a specialized leading publishing company of the Swiss travel and tourism industry.
Tourism trend media gmbh (ttmedia) is a specialized publishing company of the Swiss travel and tourism industry with its headquarters in Zurich. The company publishes five ”quality publications”; among them are the well-known products “Schweizer Touristik” and “ReiseBlick”.
The two publishing companies have had a business relationship for some time, because ttmedia has been printing its products at Multicolor Print AG, which is a subsidiary of LZ Medien. “The participation in ttmedia corresponds with our strategy to work and create synergies with highly qualified partners”, says Erwin Bachmann, CEO of LZ Medien Holding AG.
The employees of ttmedia will continue to work at its headquarters in Zurich and with the current management of ttmedia, Guido Käppeli (publishing) and Franz-Xaver Risi (editorial department) in order to publish the specialized magazines “Schweizer Touristik”, “Lime”, “ReiseBlick”, “XTraBusiness”, “artundreise” and “FESPO”.
LZ Medien Holding AG employs over 500 people and achieved a turnover of CHF 149 million in 2007. Its subsidiary, LZ Fachverlag AG, employs 11 people. ttmedia employs 17 people.