Charity and Sponsoring

The Caritas "KulturLegi"

Hotelcard AG cooperates with the KulturLegi charity, thus making it possible for socially and financially disadvantaged people in Switzerland to book affordable holidays at over 600 hotels.

Caritas runs the KulturLegi scheme in most regions of Switzerland. It entitles socio-economically disadvantaged people to claim a discount of up to 70% on cultural, sports, educational or leisure actitivies.

SOS Children's Village

Hotelcard AG supports SOS Children's Villages Switzerland with selected campaigns with one SOS franc for every new order. The SOS Children's Villages Foundation gives children in need a loving home and strengthens families at risk in over 135 countries. With programmes for education, health and income generation, we empower children and families to shape their own future.


Hotelcard AG cooperates with the FamilienpassPlus, thus making it possible for socially and financially disadvantaged people in Switzerland to book affordable holidays at over 600 hotels.

Low-income families can use the FamilienpassPlus to take advantage of additional benefits and discounts.

UBS Optimus Foundation

Together with its partners and donors, the UBS Optimus Foundation supports projects to improve the circumstances of children in need, thus ensuring that they grow up with hope in the future.


Since 1997 Surprise has been helping people in difficult social circumstances to overcome addiction through their own efforts. Surprise relieves the pressure on the Swiss social services with integration projects in the areas of employment, work, sport and culture.

Swiss Handball Federation

The Swiss Handball Federation (SHV) is the sport's national professional association and competence centre in Switzerland. The SHV is a member of the Swiss Olympic Committee; the IHF, handball's international federation, and the European Handball Federation (EHF).

Association SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne

The SwissCityMarathon – Lucerne is thecity marathon in Switzerland and is held on the last Sunday in October each year.
The course consists of a circuit equivalent in length to a half-marathon and starts and finishes at the Swiss Museum of Transport.

Talent sponsoring in sport

Exercise is healthy and sport is also training for life. Hotelcard AG thus provides various Swiss sports clubs with financial assistance, thus promoting young talent and supporting programmes to provide meaningful leisure activities for young people.

Talent sponsoring Handball

SV Lägern Wettingen

The SV Lägern Wettingen Handball first team currently plays in the 2nd division, the fourth highest in Switzerland. The club places great value on youth work, offering teams for children and adolescents of all ages in Wettingen and the surrounding area. Many of its juniors manage to gain places with clubs in the top 'Nationalliga' division.