Bangkok (Thailand) – September 25, 2018 ( – Anantara Hotels and Resorts, the indigenous experience led luxury hotel brand, will roll out a global ban on the use of single-use plastic straws at every property worldwide by 1st October 2018. Since January of this year, when Anantara was the first major hotel brand to announce […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 21, 2018 (travelindex) – TAT is organizing an activity to promote tourism and create a good relation of Local Lover people through personnel in the organization with the activity called “Thailand Local Big Fan“. Tourism Authority of Thailand is in process of the path to becoming a leading state-owned enterprise. The […]

London (Great Britain) – September 22, 2018 ( – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new media partnership agreement with National Geographic Traveller (UK), the UK edition of National Geographic Traveler (US) — one of the most widely read magazines in the world. The UK magazine is one of 18 […]

Langkawi (Malaysia) – September 22, 2018 ( – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart 18, held in Langkawi, Malaysia on September 14, saw the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) receive reward for its exemplary work in tourism industry marketing for the Pacific Asia region. Winning its second PATA Gold award, the MTCO was […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 19, 2018 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Luckrada Lucksanawimol as its new Regional Director Sales – Asia, effective immediately. Ms Luckrada, or “Annie” as she is better known, brings an impressive set of skills to Best Western. Having achieved a Master’s […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 19, 2018 ( – The Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce, launched a new digital tool so-called Thai SELECT Application that facilitates Thai cuisine lovers in overseas to quickly locate and access to authentic Thai food restaurants at their fingertips. The application development program is aimed at rising numbers […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 16, 2018 ( – Thanpuying Varaporn Pramoj was a guest of honour at the ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of the 19th World Gourmet Festival at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel on 3 September 2018. The festival held from 3 – 9 September 2018, has raised a substantial amount […]

Hanoi (Vietnam) – September 16, 2018 – At the World Economic Forum on ASEAN, the heads of state of the five member countries of the Mekong region – Viet Nam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Myanmar – affirmed their commitment to shared prosperity and peace. Addressing participants, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Viet Nam, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 11, 2018 ( – The Athenee Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok is celebrating the 1st anniversary of its rebranding as a Luxury Collection hotel with a special thank you package “The Athenee Anniversary” featuring its luxurious suites and a complimentary celebration for guests who also celebrate their birthday in October. […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 11, 2018 ( – Dusit Thani Public Company Limited (DTC), one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, has expanded into the high-end vacation rental market through the full acquisition of Elite Havens, the leading provider of high-end vacation rentals in Asia. DTC made the acquisition through its wholly owned […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 5, 2018 ( – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new Strategic Partnership agreement with Mastercard, a technology company in the global payments industry. As part of the agreement, Mastercard will work with the Association and its members in providing collaboration and mentorship to strengthen tourism […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 30, 2018 ( — Located within the 60-storey Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok today announces the hotel’s official opening in the heart of Bangkok. Waldorf Astoria Bangkok is the latest addition to the portfolio of Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton (NYSE: HLT)’s luxury brand of iconic hotels. The landmark […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 29, 2018 ( – As an ambassador of French elegance, Sofitel links its collection of addresses with gastronomy, and collaborates with renowned wineries. In each of our unique hotels we showcase art and culture, and introduce our guests to French art de vivre and wines of the world. Sofitel Wine Days […]

Nakhon Phanom (Thailand) – August 29, 2018 ( – The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office has become known for innovative ways of organizing conferences in sustainable, inclusive, and environmentally friendly ways. During the 2017 Mekong Tourism Forum (MTF) in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR, topical mini-seminars matched with non-conventional venues across town, such as restaurants, river cruise […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 28, 2018 ( – Tito’s partners with Well Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 throws a charity networking party to raise money for Soi Dog Foundation. Tito’s Handmade Vodka by Independent Wine & Spirit (Thailand) Co. Ltd. partners with Well Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 throws a charity networking cocktail party on Friday, 28 […]

Kihawah (Maldives) – August 27, 2018 ( – Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas, the original hospitality brand to place indigenous experiences at the heart of luxury travel launches the Anantara Private Jet Experience; an incredible voyage of discovery around the Maldives, Sri Lanka and Thailand. Guests can now seamlessly combine luxurious stays at Anantara properties […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 23, 2018 ( – Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has expanded its Thailand portfolio to nine properties Kingdom-wide after signing an agreement to rebrand and manage the renowned Nai Lert Park Hotel in Downtown Bangkok. The iconic upscale urban resort strategically located on Wireless Road in the Central Business District, yet nestled […]

Doha (Qatar) – August 23, 2018 ( – Thailand-based global hospitality company Dusit International has signed a management agreement with the Al Majed Group to operate Dusit Doha Hotel. Set to open in Q4 2018 this will be the group’s first Dusit-branded property in Qatar. Situated in the West Bay area of the capital city, […]

Prachinburi (Thailand) – August 20, 2018 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts will introduce its newest brand, BW Signature Collection by Best Western, to Asia for the first time this year, following the signing of an exquisite lakeside resort – Tawaravadee Resort – in Thailand’s historic Prachinburi province. Nestled in Thailand’s verdant countryside, approximately […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 17, 2018 (travelindex) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) organizes an activity to invite general public to join TAT Gift (Gives) for Local to create a network of local community lovers as part of TATCSR activity. This activity is sharing the power of giving by voting people favorite community that […]

Dubai (United Arab Emirates) – August 16, 2018 ( – The Chef’s Table Competition taking place during the Hotel Show Dubai, from 16th to 18th September 2018, will see nine top hotel chefs and respective teams from the Middle East battling it out to offer exceptional guest experience and great taste all while adhering to […]

Apia (Samoa) – August 8, 2018 ( – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in partnership with the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) will organise the second Pacific Tourism Insights Conference (PTIC) in Apia, Samoa on October 3, 2018. The event, generously hosted by the Samoa Tourism Authority (STA), brings together a dynamic and unique […]

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) – August 10, 2018 ( – Vynn Capital, a South-East Asia-based early-stage venture capital firm, and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today jointly announced a strategic partnership to promote South-East Asia’s tourism sector by facilitating entrepreneurship and innovation. Through this strategic partnership, Vynn Capital and UNWTO will collaborate to create a framework […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 9, 2018 ( – Early 2018 marked an important milestone for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars as this world-renowned, super-luxury car maker rolled out several special models including Rolls-Royce Wraith Luminary, Dawn Inspired by Fashion, Wraith and Dawn Adamas Collection, and, most notably the 8th generation of Rolls-Royce Phantom (or New Phantom) – […]

Phuket (Thailand) – August 7, 2018 ( – The Phuket Yacht Show is set to become the definitive luxury yachting and lifestyle event when it welcomes thousands of visitors from around the world to the award-winning Royal Phuket Marina from 4 – 7 January, 2019. Lead by Show Director Andy Dowden and financially backed by […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 27, 2018 ( – Centara Hotels and Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel group, and Nakheel, UAE-based master developer today cemented their joint venture with a construction contract worth 2.63 billion to build a 601-room beachfront resort at Dubai’s Deira Islands. The new property, Centara Deira Islands Beach Resort Dubai, is Centara’s first […]

Pattaya (Thailand) – July 19, 2018 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts has signed a striking new property in Pattaya which reflects the company’s modern style and contemporary vision. Best Western Plus Speech Pattaya Hotel is a brand new project located on Pattaya 3rd Road, in the heart of this popular Thai resort city. […]