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Virginie is the Director of Sales & Marketing, North America of the VALAIS Matterhorn Region, the trade arm of the Swiss Valais region’s tourism board.

Virginie has extensive experience working in the tourism industry: following the completion of her bachelor’s degree at the Swiss School of Tourism in the Valais Region, she started her career at Switzerland Tourism in London working closely with local medias and tour operators to promote Switzerland. After 5 years in that position, Virginie moved to the North American branch of the Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau in New York, where she spent over 6 years educating and assisting event planners, corporations, and associations when organizing meetings or incentives in Switzerland.

Virginie now lives with her husband in Seattle. She enjoys discovering the Pacific Northwest with her hiking or ski boots, when she is not busy trying to travel to all 50 U.S. States or new destinations in the Valais.