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. […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 18, 2018 ( – Winners of the 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). These awards, generously supported and sponsored since 1995 by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), this year recognise the achievements of 27 separate organisations and individuals. The awards […]

Phuket (Thailand) – July 14, 2018 ( – How to build a Yacht Charter Global Digital platform for Individuals to assist, facilitate, with wide Choice & High-Standard Service ? With Immediate booking & Large fleet Yachtside label with +150 Yachts available. Not just another one of the many digital companies out there’ trying to conquer […]

Phoenix, Arizona (United States) – July 12, 2018 (travelindex) – Following Best Western’s launch of the “Today’s Best Western” campaign and its “Behind the Brands” series, the company is this month highlighting its thriving dual-branded hotel concepts. Best Western Hotels and Resorts’ dual-branded concepts pair BW’s extended-stay hotel brand – Executive Residency by Best Western […]

Jilin (China) – July 12, 2018 ( – The Paris clock keeps ticking and we need bold imaginative actions to respond, Professor Geoffrey Lipman said in his keynote remarks. “The China Summer Tourism Program exactly meets that need, encouraging travel to areas like Jilin, where climate extremes are less intensive and where local populations will […]

Nakhon Phanom (Thailand) – July 5, 2018 ( – ​Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, today announces new data that shows how Airbnb is supporting healthy tourism in the Greater Mekong region. At the inaugural Mekong Tourism Forum 2018 in Nakhon Phanom, Mich Goh, Airbnb’s Head of Public Policy for Southeast Asia, shared that […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 4, 2018 ( – “We can no longer judge future performance from the past experiences,” Jeffrey Rogers, Director of Singularity University’s Faculty Development, announced on the first day of SingularityU Thailand Summit. The statement went against everything we knew – of action and repercussion, of causality, of the way the world […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 3, 2018 ( – On June 20, 2018, we met at the splendid Landmark Bangkok Hotel to discuss the hottest topics concerning everything digital in the travel industry and get in some quality networking. From dawn till dusk, our speakers and panelists shared the newest insights in areas such as smart […]

Nakhon Phanom (Thailand) – July 8, 2018 ( – Year after year, the Greater Mekong Sub-region is attracting more travellers. 2017 was no exception with record numbers registered for the members of the Greater Mekong Sub-region. Total international visitors arrivals reached last year 61.2 million (excluding Chinese Provinces of Guangxi and Yunnan). This represented a […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 4, 2018 ( – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new Strategic Partnership agreement with Adara, the enterprise-wide data solution for travel brands, to empower its members with a comprehensive view of destination visitor data for more powerful and efficient marketing campaigns. As part of the […]

Macao (Macao SAR) – June 28, 2018 ( – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Skål International have announced a new organisational partnership, recognising the importance of promoting the responsible development of the travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – June 28, 2018 ( – Organized by Questex Hospitality Group, the Hotel Management Thailand Summit (HMT) 2018 has attracted international speakers and delegates to further discuss everything operational, commercial, and management in the hotel industry. HMT concluded on 7 June 2018 with over 160 participants in attendance at the JW Marriott Hotel […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – June 29, 2018 ( – Questex Hospitality Group, international conference producer, has concluded its two day Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference (APHIC) on 5-6 June 2018 at the JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok. Positioned as the ideal platform to gain access to new hospitality projects in the region, APHIC welcomed over 120 hotel […]

Phuket (Thailand) – June 26, 2018 ( – International TV Host and celebrity Emcee (MC) Ms. Able Wanamakok has recently branched out into the coaching world as a public speaking coach. With over a decade’s experience working as a News Presenter with National Broadcasting Thailand (NBT), hosting national TV shows such as ThailandLarge as well […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – June 26, 2018 ( – Mrs. Nichapa Yoswee, Vice President of Business of TCEB said that “Meetings and Incentives (MI) sector is a significant contributor to Thailand’s MICE industry, generating approximately 50% of the industry’s total revenue. The recent statistics in the first-half of this fiscal year show that MI sector delivered […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – June 25, 2018 ( – Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is joining forces with the VATANIKA fashion collection to showcase the epitome of automotive luxury, the Rolls-Royce “Ghost” and “Dawn” models. The brand-new models, which have never before been unveiled, will be featured alongside a fashion show, held under the concept of “Strive for […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – June 20, 2018 ( – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that the founding of the Twin Cities World Tourism Association (TCWTA) will take place during PATA Travel Mart 2018 (PTM 2018) in Langkawi, Malaysia from September 12-14. PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy said, “PATA assists destinations around […]

Phoenix, Arizona (United States) – June 20, 2018 (travelindex) – Launched in Fall 2015, BW Premier Collection by Best Western is one of Best Western Hotels and Resorts’ fastest-growing brands, comprised of an exclusive, carefully curated collection of upscale properties around the world. As part of the “Today’s Best Western” campaign, which launched earlier this […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – June 15, 2018 ( – Fitness Innovations (Thailand) Ltd. (FIT®), the organizer of the Asia Fitness Conference (AFC), announced today that the “Asia Fitness Conference 2018 (AFC 2018)” is expected to attract over 1,500 fitness professionals, enthusiasts, facility owners and managers, nutrition and other related professionals in the region to experience 3 […]

Nakhon Phanom (Thailand) – June 15, 2018 ( – Hosted by the Thailand Ministry of Tourism & Sports, the Tourism Authority of Thailand, and the Provincial Government of Nakhon Phanom, in collaboration with the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO), this year, from June 26-29, Nakhon Phanom will be the host of the 2018 Mekong Tourism […]