“Inspired by post-Soviet change and a lack of language knowledge, Walter Denz decided against pursuing his academic path and moved from Switzerland to Russia to set up his own business.” StudyTravel magazine, January 2017
On the 16th October 2014, Russian TV Channel St.Petersburg aired a feature on current issues around tourism to St.Petersburg. Liden & Denz owner Walter Denz contributed to the feature reflecting on seasonality, accessibility and transport issues (in Russian):
This week, Julia Voevodina and Walter Denz were guests at the Breakfast Club of the english speaking radio station Moscow FM, debating the various linguistic challenges Moscow expats are exposed to if they don’t master the Russian language. The discussion closed in on different learning strategies that might or might not work for Moscow expatriates ...
Я подумал, что таких, как я, — иностранцев, при- ехавших в только что открывшуюся За- паду россию без знания культуры и язы- ка, — должно быть немало, и не прогадал. Наши курсы русского для иностранцев стали пользоваться популярностью. GEO Traveller – Interview with Walter Denz (in Russian)
The July issue of the Swiss Inflight Magazine dedicated its cover story to St.Petersburg, including a two-page-feature of Liden & Denz co-founder Walter Denz, who summarises why St. Petersburg is so special and why learning Russian is the key for discovering St. Petersburg and Russia. The Swiss Inflight Magazine is distributed on all Swiss flights ...
“The International Association of Language Centres (Ialc) celebrated its 25th anniversary this year with a special gala evening during its workshop at which prestigious members from the association’s history were honoured. Renato Borges de Sousa from Cial in Portugal was made Honorary Life President of the association (above) and founding members Mary Towers, James Swift, ...
Early trends suggest that the new year could be even busier. It will certainly be very dynamic as we will develop some interesting projects and launch a couple of new and exciting products. To all our students and business partners we would like to say THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUING SUPPORT!!! All at Liden & ...