Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – June 18, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Seychelles overseas Tour Operator partners are talking more openly at applicable rates today and do not shy away from reminding everyone that at WTM in London over a year ago they echoed words of caution that fell on deaf ears. Seychelles say a weak May […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – June 18, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Swiss Thai Chamber of Commerce (STCC) together with support of the Swiss Society Bangkok, Beluthai and Solvay organised a Luncheon presentation by Raphaëlle NICOLET on the historical flight around the world by Solar Impulse at Arnoma Grand Ballroom, Arnoma Grand Bangkok Hotel. About Solar Impulse Solar […]

Macau (Macao SAR) – June 18, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Wynn Palace Cotai will once again host the Sake Feast with International Wine Challenge (IWC), one of the world’s foremost international wine competitions from June 24 to 25. This year’s event features an exclusive program focused entirely around sake, which includes Walkabout Tasting, Gala Dinner, Masterclass […]

Madrid (Spain) – June 18, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC), has announced the launch of the 1st UNWTO Sports Tourism Start-up Competition. The initiative is designed to identify projects and innovations that can transform […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – June 17, 2019 (travelindex.com) – SmartLife SmartHealth is wellness and smart communities for the elderly and senior citizen and expat in Thailand. It offers comprehensive Thailand Longevity Stays as one-stop co-housing home and matching program activities, enjoy smart life peers to peers care including using Life Sensing Technology to improve and monitoring […]

Madrid (Spain)– June 14, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies but the evidence on the results of their implementation remains limited, research carried out for the first “Baseline Report on the Integration of Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns into Tourism Policies” has found. The Baseline Report, prepared […]

Koh Samui (Thailand) – June 13, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Sala Samui Chaweng Beach Resort is inviting guests to soothe their bodies and stimulate their senses at the Sala Spa Chaweng, its brand new wellness centre, which is nestled in the heart of the recently-unveiled Garden Wing. A heavenly haven of peace and tranquility, SALA Spa […]

Torremolinos, Malaga (Spain) – June 13, 2019 (travelindex.com) – In its 18th edition, a total of 56 entries from 25 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable Tourism Awards that Skål International, the leading worldwide organization of travel and Tourism professionals, will present on 15 September, during the Opening Ceremony of the 80th […]

New York (USA) – June 12, 2019 (travelindex.com) –The World Economic Forum and the United Nations signed today a Strategic Partnership Framework outlining areas of cooperation to deepen institutional engagement and jointly accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The framework was drafted based on a mapping of existing collaboration between the […]

Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – June 12, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Last week’s editorial on opening opportunities for Islander Seychellois by ensuring they get access to financing or commercial loans brought the largest number of feedback ever since the three years the Saint Ange Tourism Report has been published. The subject obviously touched so many who cannot […]

Hua Hin (Thailand) – June 10, 2019 (travelindex.com) – More than 400 participants representing 22 countries played in Thailand for the 2019 Centara World Masters Golf Championship in Hua Hin today. The sell-out event is a welcome boon to Thailand’s tourism with the tournament attracting big numbers from Australia, New Zealand and India. The event’s […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – June 7, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has adopted a simplified “A-B-C Strategy” to promote emerging tourist destinations by creating inter-linked, theme-related travel routes that better distribute visitor flows nationwide. Speaking at the Thailand media briefing at the Thailand Travel Mart Plus (TTM+) 2019, Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – June 6, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new organisational partnership with Awecademy, a future-focused educational content provider that creates personalised learning playlists and individualised learning pathways for learners globally.PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy said, “The world is evolving at an accelerated pace with […]

Pattaya (Thailand) – June 5, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Thailand Travel Mart Plus, the country’s leading B2B travel show, opened for business on 5 June 2019, ushering in a new era of business opportunities for new buyers from new markets looking for emerging new Thai destinations. The three-day TTM+ 2019 is being held under the […]

Boulder, Colorado (United States) – June 5, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Elevating safety awareness and empowering travelers has been central to GeoSure’s mission from the beginning. With 15 million users today and travel safety information on more than 43,000 destinations around the world, we are scaling alongside leading travel platforms that make up the $8 trillion […]

Seoul (South Korea) – June 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors (BoG) for a one-year term effective from the conclusion of the 75th IATA Annual General Meeting in Seoul, Republic […]

Cebu (Philippines) – June 3, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has presented a series of awards to several individuals in recognition for their contributions to the responsible development of travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region. The following awards were presented during the PATA Annual Summit 2019 in Cebu, Philippines: PATA Life Membership, PATA Chairperson’s […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – June 3, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Capella Bangkok, the luxurious new boutique retreat nestled on the east bank of the legendary “River of Kings”, the Chao Phraya, will introduce guests to the rich cultural and culinary heritage of Charoenkrung, its charming and rapidly re-emerging riverside neighbourhood. Charoenkrung was one of Bangkok’s main thoroughfares […]

Seoul (South Korea) – June 3, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The overwhelmingly passed AGM resolution called on Governments to implement the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) as agreed through the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). CORSIA is the first global carbon pricing instrument for an industry sector. It will cap net […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – May 31, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Amazing Thai Taste Festival 2019 is going green this year by asking participants to bring their own food and drink containers to enjoy discounts from all participating stalls between 7 to 9 June from 11.00 to 20.00 Hrs. at Siam Square, Bangkok. Health conscious foodies will […]

Boulder, Colorado (United States) – May 31, 2019 (travelindex.com) – We’re delighted to share some news: GeoSure has just partnered with Adelman Travel, a top 10 travel management company specializing in travel and expense management. Through this partnership, Adelman Travel customers will have access to GeoSure’s hyper-local safety awareness functionality for more than 40,000 cities […]

Pattaya (Thailand) – May 30, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The country’s most important B2B travel trade show, the Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) 2019, is all set to go between 5-7 June, 2019, in a bigger and brighter format that clearly reflects the new sense of direction in a […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – May 29, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Moevenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok, the innovative new health retreat in downtown Bangkok, has announced the appointment of Bruno Huber as its new General Manager. A stunning sanctuary in the heart of Bangkok, Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok is directly connected to the BDMS Wellness Clinic and […]

Port-Louis (Mauritius) – May 27, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Mauritian Standard on Sustainable Tourism has achieved the ‘GSTC-Recognized Standard’ status. The Mauritian Standard on Sustainable Tourism (MS 165:2019) was developed to guide the sustainable development of the tourism industry in Mauritius. It is meant […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – May 23, 2019 (travelindex.com) – According to the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Tourism Monitor 2019 Early Edition, Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018. However, while tracking the shifts in destination growth is one dynamic, it is also of value to couple this […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – May 22, 2019 (travelindex.com) – To celebrate 36 years of purveying Bangkok’s most deliciously authentic Thai cuisine, iconic restaurant Spice Market has unveiled an eye-catching line-up of gastronomic delights. From its tropical garden surrounds in Parichart Court atrium, the restaurant marked the occasion by unveiling a new-look menu and subtle contemporary updates […]

New York (United States) – May 21, 2019 (travelindex.com) – American Express today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Resy, the digital restaurant reservation booking and management platform. The acquisition will build on the growing suite of digital-first benefits and services from American Express that extend beyond traditional rewards and points, to provide […]