Digital marketplace Ascona-Locarno

The “digital marketplace" of the Ascona-Locarno adventure region was launched in 2023 and is now being expanded step by step. The booking platform makes the region's diverse range of experiences easy and convenient to book and thus offers guests a wide variety of tourist services on one platform.

With the aim of increasing local tourism value creation, we offer a marketplace as an online B2C sales channel for the participating partners. We actively support the tourism service providers of the Ascona-Locarno region in the digitalisation of their offers and their online distribution.

What does the “digital marketplace» offer? The "digital marketplace" is an information and booking portal for regional, national and international guests as well as the local population and offers:

  • Tourist offers of the region bookable online on one portal

  • Available 24/7 and device-independent - fully mobile-friendly

  • Interest-based recommendations

  • Promotions, packages and last minute offers

  • Direct booking with various payment methods

  • Booking history via customer account (if the guest is registered)

  • Contact point (phone, e-mail, chat)

Which offers can be presented on the marketplace?

  • The "digital marketplace" is suitable for partners and providers of tourist services, with or without their own web shop, of the Ascona-Locarno region from the subject areas:

  • Transport services (cable cars, boat trips, etc.)

  • Adventure offers and activities

  • Culture

  • Events

  • Souvenirs and regional specialities (shipping and logistics must always be ensured by the service partner as provider)

Your benefits as a partner:

  • New or additional distribution channel

  • Use of the strong tourism brand "Ascona-Locarno" and presence in the online shop.

  • Training and support for onboarding and digitalisation of offers.

  • Central first-level support for guests & partners through Ascona-Locarno Tourism.

Are you a provider of tourist services and interested in publishing your offer on the Ascona-Locarno marketplace?