About kitag

KITAG CINEMAS is the largest cinema operator in German-speaking Switzerland with more than 18,000 seats in 87 screens at the following locations:
Basel, Bern, Biel, Lucerne, Emmenbrücke/LU, St. Gallen, Abtwil/SG, Winterthur and Zurich

The KITAG Group has set new standards in the Swiss cinema industry with numerous innovations and film premieres with major international stars. These standards have also attracted considerable attention outside Switzerland.

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History

1992
KITAG Kino-Theaer AG founded
Takes over the cinemas Bellevue, Corso, Frosch, Ritz and Wellenberg in Zurich

January 1993
Takes over the ABC cinema in Zurich

May 1993
Opens the Metropol cinema (formerly Ritz) in Zurich after renovations

June 1993
Takes over the cinemas City, Gotthard, Rex and Royal in Bern

November 1993
Opens the cinema Bellevue in Zurich after a rebuild

January 1997
Takes over the cinemas Alhambra and Jura in Bern

January 1999
Takes over the Capitol cinema in Bern

October 2000
Takes over the cinemas Capitol, Rex and Studio Central in Basel

August 2001
Takes over the Plaza cinema and the Plaza Bar in Zurich

January 2006
Takes over the cinemas Capitol and Cinemax in Zurich

October 2006
Opens the Capitol cinema in Zurich

January 2007
Takes over the cinemas Cinedome, Rex, Scala and Storchen in St. Gallen

January 2008
Takes over the cinemas Maxx, Capitol, Limelight and Moderne in Lucerne

January 2010
Takes over the Splendid cinema in Bern

September 2010
Opens the Maxx multiplex in Winterthur

October 2015
Opens the Cinedome multiplex in Biel