Marbella (Spain) – August 1, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Anantara announces its first footstep in Spain, with the opening of Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Benahavis Marbella Resort, a palazzo style oasis of gastronomy, spa, and golf nestled in the rolling hills of the Andalusian coast. Anantara Villa Padierna Palace at a glance: 132 luxurious guest rooms […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 30, 2019 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Venushe Wickramarathne as Regional Director of Commercial – Asia, effective immediately. A highly skilled and experienced hospitality professional, Wickramarathne graduated from the Business Hotel Management School in Lucerne, Switzerland, with a BA Honors Degree […]

Brussels (Belgium ) – July 29, 2019 (travelindex.com) – At the European Parliament in Brussels this week, there was a Round Table discussion among MEPs and Tourism stakeholders on Climate Friendly Travel – towards Zero Carbon 2050. The event was led by Konrad Mizzi, Minister of Tourism of Malta, and chaired by Istvan Ujhelyi, Vice-Chair […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 26, 2019 (travelindex.com) – F1 in Schools Thailand, led by CEO and President Dr. Chakraphad Pitakthararuay, staged a “Gathering of the Champions” event to recognize members of the winning teams from the three schools in Thailand, namely, Amnuay Silpa School, Singapore International School of Bangkok and Harrow International School, who had […]

Male (Maldives) – July 25, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Maldives, the world’s tropical paradise, is about to become even more magical with the grand opening of Crossroads by Singha Estate in September 2019. Located a mere 15-minute speedboat ride from Velena International Airport and Malé capital city, Crossroads is set to redefine the Maldives’ vacation […]

Dubai (United Arab Emirates) – July 24, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) enjoys a reputation for being a food paradise and industry stats back that up. According to the KPMG UAE 2018 Food & Beverage report, ‘the restaurant footprint in Dubai is high, second only to that of Paris’. A report issued […]

Singapore (Singapore) – July 23, 2019 (travelindex.com) – ITB Asia, Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show, is set to deliver another year of thought-provoking and inspiring content to industry practitioners as part of its conference programme. Themed ‘Bold Thoughts, Bold Moves’, the conference will bring together thought leaders from across the MICE, Leisure, Corporate, and Travel […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 22, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Travellers can now discover the uniquely local and diverse charms of Thailand’s capital city with the opening of Avani Sukhumvit Bangkok hotel, bringing the brand’s signature experiences to the cosmopolitan neighbourhoods of On Nut and Phra Khanong in the ‘City of Angels’. Book your hotel in Bangkok, […]

Reno Tahoe, Nevada (United States) – July 19, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Northern Nevada’s twin sporting destination of Reno Tahoe will host the 12th annual North America Golf Tourism Convention (NAC) in 2020 following on from a successful, star-studded shootout and event in the Texas Lake and Hill Country. The announcement was made by NAC organizer […]

Loisaba Conservancy (Kenya) – July 18, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Elewana Collection is proud to announce the opening of Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs in Loisaba Conservancy bringing the total number of destinations to 16 award-winning luxurious camps, lodges and boutique beach hotels in Tanzania, Zanzibar and Kenya for the luxury safari camp and lodge operator. Set […]

Koh Samui (Thailand) – July 17, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Renaissance Hotels, part of Marriott International, announced its continued brand evolution with a new Discover This Way marketing campaign that reinforces the brand’s promise of delivering the unexpected. To celebrate, Renaissance Hotels will help guests uncover the soul of neighborhoods around the world with exclusive experiences […]

Surat Thani (Thailand) – July 16, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Anurak Community Lodge in Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, has won the 2019 Skal Asian Area Award – Environment Category. The 20-key ecolodge received the unanimous vote of the judges at the 48th SKAL Asia Congress in Bangalore 28-30 June. The award was presented 9 July […]

Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – July 15, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The well known and popular Patrick Victor has been proposed as Ambassador at Large for Seychelles. Though the confirmation of the appointment has been rejected by the National Assembly of Seychelles, the people of the islands by a large majority continue to welcome Patrick Victor’s proposed […]

Basel (Switzerland) – July 11, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Baselworld has become a Commercial Member of CIBJO (acronym for «Confédération Internationale de Bijouterie, Joaillerie, Orfèvrerie, des diamants, Perles et Pierres»), the World Jewellery Confederation, and in so doing has taken the initiative to be more firmly rooted in the jewellery, gemstone and pearl industry, to be […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 11, 2019 (travelindex.com) –  Gearing up to mark its 60th anniversary in 2020, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has reaffirmed its commitment to making travel and tourism the kingdom’s most economically promising, environmentally sustainable, and culturally vibrant sector in the years to come. Addressing the Thai tourism private sector and […]

Geneva (Switzerland) – July 9, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Tourism’s unique potential as a tool for driving the global sustainable development agenda has taken center stage at a special event hosted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The session, entitled “Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda” was held during the 2019 Global Review […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 9, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand (JFCCT) and the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT), at the office of the Tourism Council of Thailand, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration for mutual benefit and to support the Tourism sector in Thailand. The MoU […]

Kuching, Sarawak (Malaysia) – July 9, 2019 (travelindex.com) – With the royal attendance of Duli Yang Maha Mulia (HRH) Seri Paduka Baginda Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, the 3rd Rainforest Fringe Festival (RFF) was launched tonight in full spectacle at the new Dewan Undangan Negeri Building, Kuching. Datu Dr. Sabariah Putit, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 11, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has added a new destination to its Thailand collection with the launch of a beautifully designed seafront hotel facing the Gulf of Thailand in Sriracha. The newly built Centara Sonrisa Residences & Suites Sriracha is the first Centara hotel […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 10, 2019 (travelindex) – The House on Sathorn today announced the opening of Paii, heralding a new chapter in the culinary offering of the historic, 130-year old landmark. Taking its name from the Thai word ‘Paii’ (พาย), which means to paddle, the new restaurant presents the best of local and imported […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 5, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Mahanakhon Bangkok SkyBar, Thailand’s highest restaurant, and bar are now open at Bangkok’s landmark destination, King Power Mahanakhon. Located in the heart of Sathorn and directly connected to Chong Nonsi BTS station, the new dining venue is situated on the 76th and 77th floor of the iconic […]

Bangalore (India) – July 5, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The 48th Skål Asia Congress was officially opened by Skål International President Lavonne Wittman and local tourism dignitaries recently. The congress took place in what is often referred to as India’s I.T. city – Bangalore. The headquarters hotel was the Taj MG Road Hotel during 27th-30th June […]

Chiang Mai (Thailand) – July 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is joining forces with Chiang Mai province and its private sector to showcase ‘MICE Events in the Rain’, promoting the city’s array of creative ideas, unique cultural asset, and modern facilities during Thailand’s annual rainy season. Mr. Chiruit Isarangun Na […]

Phuket (Thailand) – July 3, 2019 (travelindex.com) – MontAzure, the spectacular lifestyle destination on Phuket’s Kamala Beach, is celebrating the official opening of its latest phase, Twinpalms MontAzure – a brand new luxury beachfront hotel overlooking the azure Andaman Sea. Nestled directly on the sandy shore, Twinpalms MontAzure features 46 suites and penthouses, many of […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 2, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Cross Hotels and Resorts has established its position as one of Asia Pacific’s leading hotel operators being named in the top three for fastest growing hotel management companies in the region by industry experts HVS International’s 2019 Asia Pacific Hotel Guide. Formerly BHMA Hotels & Resorts, the […]

Southlake, Texas (United States) – July 3, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, announces the release of Sabre Content Services for Lodging. This new solution will power agency and corporate booking tools, integrating traditional GDS content from hoteliers alongside content from Booking.com, Bedsonline, and Expedia Partner Solutions, making it […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 1, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The epic eight-day journey set off from Bangkok on Friday, 21 June and will have covered 3,000 km by the time it arrives in the Bhutanese capital of Thimphu on Friday, 28 June. The route follows the Myanmar-Thailand-India trilateral highway through the three countries before entering Bhutan […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – June 27, 2019 (travelindex.com)-Mӧvenpick Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok in the Thai capital. Nestled in the heart of Sukhumvit, the resort is surrounded by 1.2-acres of lush greenery with trees dating back over a century. Featuring 293 spacious rooms and suites with balconies that overlook […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – June 26, 2019 (travelindex.com) – One of the ASEAN region’s youngest entrepreneurs, KIDLetCoin CEO and Co-Founder, 10-year-old Kaede Takenaka, spoke about blockchain and cryptocurrencies at this year’s Techsauce Global Summit. Appearing on vertical stage 5, the entrepreneur spoke about educating young kids on smart currencies and new age education as part of […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – June 26, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Companies from across the ASEAN region are attending Techsauce Global Summit, which took place at Centara Grand, CentralWorld, Bangkok. Now in its third year, Techsauce Global Summit 2019, provides networking opportunities, unique speaker sessions and workshops for those in attendance. This year’s summit has also seen double the […]

Phu Quoc (Vietnam) – June 28, 2019 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts hosted an exclusive media familiarization (fam) trip to Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s picturesque “Pearl Island”, allowing key opinion leaders and influencers to discover this breathtaking destination. This fam trip invited leading editors, journalists and bloggers for a three-day, two-night stay in Phu […]

Jakarta (Indonesia) – June 28, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Indonesian government is hard at work in making the country the largest digital economy in Southeast Asia. One of their efforts to achieve this is by participating in an event that will open investment opportunities, which can grow the digital ecosystem in Indonesia. As reported, the […]