Monthly Archives: March 2019

Lucerne (Switzerland) – March 26, 2019 – (travelindex)  –  At the World Tourism Forum Lucerne pulsating workshops, keynotes, pitches and more will revolve around the forces that disrupt the tourism industry and the opportunities for new businesses that these changes bring. Carefully selected speakers will give insights into the effects of disruption to human beings. […]

Cape Town (South Africa ) – March 25, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Travel and tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5.6% in 2018 compared to the global average of 3.9% and the broader African economy rate of 3.2%. This places Africa as the second-fastest growing tourism region behind only Asia-Pacific. Such growth is partly explained by […]

Jakarta (Indonesia) – March 26, 2019 – (travelindex.com) – Travel and tourism in Indonesia grew by 7.8% in 2018 – double the global average of 3.9, and ahead of Indonesia’s wider economy, which grew by 5.1% last year. In 2018, Travel & Tourism contributed IDR 890,428 bn (USD $62.6 billion) and nearly 13 million jobs […]

Lucerne (Switzerland) – March 26, 2019 – (travelindex) – Innovative business models constantly disrupt the travel, tourism and hospitality industry, and ongoing automation leads to profound changes in the working environment. More and more skilled labour in tourism, travel and hospitality requires high-quality training and education. Only agile and successful businesses will be attractive enough […]

New York (United States) – March 26, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce that the 44th President of the United States, President Barack Obama, will be a guest of honour and keynote speaker at its Global Summit in Seville, Spain, to be held between 2-4 April 2019. […]

Basel (Switzerland) – March 21, 2019 – (travelindex.com)  – Baselworld 2019 officially opened with a clear signal that it is heading towards a modern future. The ceremonial “Ribbon Cutting” was held this morning in Hall 1.0 to the Alphorn tones of Swiss musician Eliana Burki. The musician is renowned for her unconventional use of the […]

Oslo (Norway) – March 22, 2019 (travelindex.com) – You have enjoyed them, but you might not realize that the orange fish that tantalizes your palates, fulfilled your tummies, and essentially warmed your hearts as you dine at your favorite Japanese restaurants, or the ones that you bought from Thailand’s leading supermarkets and outlets are “Norwegian […]

Yangon (Myanmar) – March 23, 2019 (travelindex.com) – With highest regards to lift up hospital standard in Myanmar, Ar Yu International Hospital has been established with a Myanmar – Thai collaboration between Ga Mone Pwint Co.,Ltd , a Yangon-based conglomerate with strong reputation in retail, trading, property and real estate, joining hand with Thonburi Healthcare […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 25, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) – Business is elevating Thailand’s fast-growing MICE sector by forming a series of deep partnerships with major MICE players supported by its new marketing plan and trade show strategy. This year TCEB – Business is looking to deepen partnerships with […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 20, 2019 (travelindex) – Experience new journeys in Thailand with this activity—Open the Gate, Open to the New Shades. The Tourism Authority of Thailand has organized a popular activity, inviting foreign travelers to have fun learning to speak the Surin dialect and performing the “Kan-Treum”—Surin’s local dance. Let’s see what happens […]