Monthly Archives: April 2020

Bangkok, Thailand, April 29, 2020 /TRAVELINDEX/ – Best Western Hotels and Resorts (BWHR) has launched a “Front Line Heroes” campaign designed to offer a helping hand to front line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign includes a custom loyalty offering for essential workers and expanded donation offerings supporting COVID-19 relief efforts. Rewards Benefits and […]

Lisbon, Portugal, April 29, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / At a time when the recovery of the sector is being prepared, tourism enterprises, tourist entertainment companies and travel agencies have the option to request certification as a “Clean & Safe” establishment. Turismo de Portugal has created a stamp of approval to distinguish tourist activities which are […]

Copenhagen, Denmark, April 28, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / With over three million confirmed cases and upwards of 200,000 fatalities in the world, there are few signs of the COVID-19 pandemic slowing its rampage across the globe. Thousands of people are contracting the virus every day, with the United States, Spain, Italy, France and Iran some […]

Madrid, Spain, April 28, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted all destinations worldwide to introduce restrictions on travel, research by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has found. This represents the most severe restriction on international travel in history and no country has so far lifted restrictions introduced in response to the crisis. […]

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, April 26, 2020 /TRAVELINDEX/ Vietnam’s tourism industry is set to lead Asia’s return to business as social distancing restrictions are lifted and domestic travel is set to return. The Vietnamese government announced the lifting of social distancing restrictions on April 24 setting the stage for the return of a domestic […]

Geneva, Switzerland, April 27, 2020 /TRAVELINDEX/ The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Sebastian Mikosz will join IATA as the Association’s Senior Vice President for Member and External Relations, effective 1 June 2020. Most recently, Mikosz was Group Managing Director and CEO of Kenya Airways (2017-2019), during which time he served on the IATA […]

Victoria, Mahé, Seychelles, April 28, 2020 /TRAVELINDEX/ All restrictions of movement of people will be removed from next Monday 4th May. That includes religious gatherings and funerals under guidance of Public Health. All shops (till 8pm) and businesses will reopen with guidance from Public Health. Daycares and post-secondary institutions will open on 11th May, all […]