Lisbon (Portugal) – October 1, 2015 (travelindex) – The decision to undertake a significant six-figure renovation schedule at Aroeira has paid instant dividends for the iconic Portuguese venue following its inclusion in Golf World’s benchmark ‘Top 100 Courses in Continental Europe 2015/16’ rankings. Managed by Orizonte Lisbon Golf and the host of the Portuguese Open […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 1, 2015 (travelindex) – The long trusted and familiar logo for the Best Western brand has been a constant along its journey of global expansion and quality improvement, as the company has grown to a diverse collection of more than 4,100 properties in over 100 countries. Today, at its annual convention, […]

Geneva (Switzerland) – September 30, 2015 (travelindex.com) – A failure to embrace long-term structural reforms that boost productivity and free up entrepreneurial talent is harming the global economy’s ability to improve living standards, solve persistently high unemployment and generate adequate resilience for future economic downturns, according to The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016, which is released […]

Geneva (Switzerland) – October 1, 2015 (travelindex.com) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) co-signed an open letter calling on governments to act to help the industry reduce its carbon footprint. The letter was organized by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG), which brings together all the major players in the aviation sector (airlines, airports, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 30, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Best Western International reimagined its online booking experience by starting where many of its customers do on their smart phones and tablets. By adopting this mobile first mentality, the company has created a guest experience based on a clean, uncluttered interface that is easy to use and […]

Berlin (Germany) – October 1, 2015 (travelindex.com) – City trips in Europe grow twice as fast as total international holiday market, Paris, London and Berlin are top destinations, ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse why ever more tourists head for Europe’s major cities Paris, London, Berlin: city trips have been one of the boom tourism […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 30, 2015 (travelindex.com) – The Thai tourism industry welcomed its 22 millionth visitor this year. The activity is being organised as part of a campaign to welcome every millionth visitor to Thailand. An elaborate traditional welcome was prepared by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Thai Airways International Public Co., Ltd., […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 29, 2015 (travelindex.com) – In a dazzling ceremony at the Impact Muang Thong Thani on Sunday night, 117 Thai enterprises were conferred the kingdom’s top tourism awards in recognition of their contribution to upgrading the quality, professionalism and service standards of Thailand’s largest foreign exchange generating economic sector. Ranging from spas […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 28, 2015 (travelindex.com) – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that SriLankan Airlines has joined PATA as its newest Aviation member. SriLankan Airlines, the National Airline of Sri Lanka, is an award-winning carrier with a firm reputation as a global leader in service, comfort, safety, reliability, and […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 27, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Thailand Tourism Awards, the highest recognition of the kingdom’s best travel and tourism products and services, are to be conferred in a grand ceremony to be held on 27 September, 2015, at the Impact Muang Thong Thani, Exhibition and Convention Centre. Initiated by the Tourism Authority of […]

Yangon (Myanmar) – September 26, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Music for Myanmar will raise awareness and funds for deaf, orphaned and disadvantaged children in Myanmar with a fundraising evening starring Italian singer Matteo Setti and Myanmar artist Chan Chan in the Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon on October 10th 2015. This is our second musical event […]

Surabaya (Indonsia) – September 26, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Best Western International has unveiled its first hotel in Indonesia’s second largest city, Surabaya. The new BEST WESTERN Papilio Hotel is a modern midscale hotel conveniently located just 20 minutes’ drive from Juanda International Airport and close to popular attractions including Suroboyo Carnival Night Market and the […]

Koh Andet Island, Koh Kong Province (Cambodia) – September 26, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Secret Retreats members are active in their community and engage in philanthropic endeavours that support sustainability, local culture/customs, and nature preservation. Discover Secrets on these memorable journeys to help preserve the planet and its people. 4 Rivers Floating Lodge Built with only […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 25, 2015 (travelindex.com) – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that the PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2016 (AT&RTCM 2016) will be taking place in the historic northern city of Chiang Rai, Thailand from February 17-19, 2016 under the theme “Creating Experiences, Sharing […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 25, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Chatrium Hotels & Residences recently held its Annual Management Workshop with the headline “A Remarkable Journey Towards 2016” at Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok. This 5th workshop aimed to maintain the brand relevance with its customer segments by considering new approaches and strategies to grow and move forward […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 24, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Leading travel agency groups are asking the international airline body IATA, why carriers are continuing to add fuel surcharges to ticket prices when the cost of fuel has plunged? The United Federation of Travel Agents Associations (UFTAA), in a recent letter to the airline body pointed out […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 23, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Donations continue for Nepal earthquake relief by Chatrium Residence Sathon Bangkok through the Eduqual Foundation in Nepal. Mr. Magne Hansen (2nd right), General Manager of Chatrium Residence Sathon Bangkok, continues to donate cash and clothing for Nepal earthquake relief through Ms. Victoria Subirana (2nd left), Founder of […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 20, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Ramada Plaza Bangkok Menam Riverside Hotel hosted the 10-day Fiesta Filipina; fun at the riverside with festive songs, arts and cuisine of the Philippines. The Philippines Ambassador to The Kingdom of Thailand as well as representatives of ASEAN countries impressively participates at the Festival opening on Chao […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 20, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Rich, professional TEATRO – theatrical repertoire – is to be regularly presented at the multi-award winning Rembrandt Hotel beginning 4 October in a major modern cultural initiative for Bangkok. Better known for its world acclaimed Rang Mahal rooftop Indian restaurant and the modern Mexican restaurant Señor Pico, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 22, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Best Western International is very successful in Asia with its recently launched new global hotel products, Vib (as in vibrant) an urban boutique hotel concept and the BW Premier Collection, a soft brand targeting upscale and luxury independent hotels. After unveiling the new offerings at the International […]

Phuket (Thailand) – September 21, 2015 (travelindex.com) – This October, Phuket’s newest and hottest beach club is coming to Phuket’s beautiful Nai Yang Beach, perfectly located just 5 minutes from the Phuket International Airport. SKYE Beach Club will be the first beach club on Nai Yang Beach to focus on catering to airline crews, tourists […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 21, 2015 (travelindex.com)- Thailand has been selected to stage Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 Award. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with William Reed Business Media is preparing to officially announce this collaboration at Paste, Artisanal Thai Cuisine, Gaysorn Shopping Centre, on 20 October, 2015. The lavish event, supported by […]

Phuket (Thailand) – September 20, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Thanyapura Phuket President and CEO, Philipp Graf von Hardenberg, has been named as one of Forbes Asia’s 40 Heroes of Philanthropy for giving underprivileged children a much-needed boost through the post-tsunami establishment of the Yaowawit School and Lodge in Phang Nga, Thailand. The German national – who […]

Phuket (Thailand) – September 18, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Royal Phuket Marina has confirmed the appointment of Thai national Mrs. Woranart Wongvanich as Marina Manager. A Suratthani native, Mrs. Woranart Wongvanich has worked in Thailand’s marine industry for over 20 years, more than 10 of those at Royal Phuket Marina where she has worked her way […]

Phuket (Thailand) – September 17, 2015 (travelindex.com) – South East Asia’s first superyacht charter show to be launched in official partnership with Thai Government. The dates for the inaugural edition of the Phuket Yacht Show, now re-christened the Thailand Yacht Show, have finally been confirmed by organisers SYE Pte Ltd, who also stage the annual […]

Yangon (Myanmar) – September 9, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon held a launch of a Brazilian BBQ Buffet Dinner for the press at The Emporia Restaurant on the evening of the 5th September 2015. On this occasion, H.E Mr Alcides G. R. Prates (Brazilian Ambassador of Myanmar) attended as an honorary guest […]

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) – September 10, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Saudi International Hotel Tech expo 2015, illuminates the advancements in the hoteling industry and gives you the platform & solace to shine-on and embark to a different level to be illustrious in this out to the chase hoteling industry. Goes without saying that Business Networking is […]

Solin/Split (Croatia) – September 11, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Solin is the host of four international shows and festivals which have over the past few years become an important cultural, tourist, film-festival, business and tourist event in travel industry of new markets, especially of this part of Europe. They have been taking place in a fixed, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 11, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Premier bespoke tailor Damanino had recently announced plans to open a new store as one of the first steps in establishing a more globally recognized brand. Damanino celebrated the new location by hosting a luxurious launch party that took place on Sept. ll at the new store, […]

Petaling Jaya (Malaysia) – September 11, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Best Western International newest hotel in Malaysia is offering contemporary confort at its BEST WESTERN Petaling Jaya. Strategically located in the heart of this up-and-coming city’s new business district, Section 13, BEST WESTERN Petaling Jaya will provide a wealth of facilities for both business and leisure […]

Toronto (Canada) – September 10, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Canada agrees to re-consider Visa requirements for Grenadian Citizens travelling to Canada. This matter was the highlight of a meeting between Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell and Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper, which took place on the margins of the Toronto Global Forum, earlier in Canada. The […]

Dalian (People’s Republic of China) – September 11, 2015 (travelindex.com) – The on-demand or peer-to-peer economy is shifting consumption patterns, creating new “jobs” and innovative business models. The impact on industries, workers and consumers is huge in this new reality, according to panellists in a session at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2015. […]

Singapore (Singapore) – September 8, 2015 (travelindex.com) – Hotel Technology Conference, Asia’s only dedicated platform for hotel CIOs, CTOs, Information Officers and E-commerce Directors, along with Savioke, the leader in creating autonomous robots for the services industry, are pleased to announce a partnership to bring Savioke’s Relay robot to Asia. Relay’s presence at HotelTech will […]

Dalian (China) – September 8, 2015 (travelindex.com) – The World Economic Forum today announced its selection of Global Growth Companies (GGCs) for 2015, consisting of 132 of the world’s most dynamic and high-growth companies. As honourees, these companies are given the opportunity to join the larger GGC community at the Forum’s ninth Annual Meeting of […]

Bangalore (India) – September 8, 2015 (travelindex.com) – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced the host destinations for three major events in 2017 and 2018. The announcement follows the endorsement of all three venues by the Association’s Executive Board during a meeting in Bangalore, India on September 6, 2015. The PATA Adventure Travel […]