Monthly Archives: April 2017

Bangkok (Thailand) – April 28, 2017 (travelindex.com) – The Tourism for Tomorrow Awards celebrate inspirational, world-changing tourism initiatives from all over the globe. Awards are presented in five categories, which reflect the WTTC’s aim of ‘balancing the interests of people, planet, and profits’. In keeping with the United Nation’s International Year of Sustainable Tourism for […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – April 29, 2017 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts has opened an impressive new upscale hotel on the Indonesian island of Batam, just a short ferry ride from Singapore. Best Western Premier Panbil is ideally located in Batam’s Panbil Industrial Estate, a major commercial and residential area just 14kilometers from Hang […]

Hua Hin (Thailand) – April 30, 2017 (travelindex.com) – Rising teen-star Victoria Tip-Aucha will create history when she tees it up at the MahaSamutr Masters, sponsored by MahaSamutr Country Club Hua Hin, in Thailand on Tuesday, May 2, becoming the first woman play on the MENA Tour. Born and brought up in the United States, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – April 29, 2017 (travelindex.com) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) put on spectacular welcome dinner for the 2017 World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit delegates. The reception, taking place in the evening of the Summit’s first day, was graciously presided over by H.E. General Tanasak Patimapragorn, Deputy Prime Minister […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – April 28, 2017 (travelindex.com) – H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand, today presided over the opening of the 2017 World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit and delivered opening remarks to more than 800 delegates attending the event on 26-27 April. Later today, H.E. General Tanasak Patimapragorn, Deputy Prime […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – April 27, 2017 (travelindex.com) – The latest global overview of air travel has shown that passengers, from Europe, the Americas and the Far East, are making more bookings and taking more flights, despite recent terrorist attacks and on-going geo-political wrangles. That’s according to ForwardKeys which predicts future patterns by analyzing 16 million […]

London (United Kingdom) – April 27, 2017 (travelindex.com) – While Bangkok remains the most visited destination in Asia Pacific, Singapore continues to lead the Thai capital in total visitor expenditure, according to the latest findings from the Mastercard Asia Pacific Destinations Index 2017 shared today at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – April 25, 2017 (travelindex.com) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has entered into a partnership with Michelin Travel Partner to publish a Bangkok edition of the prestigious Michelin Guide. The aim is to allow food lovers to explore Thailand’s culinary scene, raise the profile of Thai restaurants and boost the economy. […]