Monthly Archives: June 2020

London, United Kingdom, June 20, 2020 / / Holiday hotspot Egypt, is the latest in a line of popular destinations around the world to sign up to the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp, launched recently by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The growing list of endorsements have come from […]

Bangkok, Thailand, June 20, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Thailand’s domestic-led tourism recovery was at the forefront of a virtual online event “TTF2020 – Special Bangkok Edition” today that tapped more than a 1,000 leading domestic and international travel and hotel industry participants. Research from hospitality consulting group C9 Hotelworks and Delivering Asia Communications focused on […]

Madrid, Spain, June 19, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has welcomed Spain’s readiness to lead the way in restarting tourism. The head of the United Nations specialized agency attended a meeting with Spanish President Pedro Sánchez in Madrid today to learn about his government’s work to ease restrictions on travel introduced […]

Kingston, Jamaica, June 19, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Ministers from across the Americas have met to map a course for the sustainable growth of the region’s tourism sector, a lifeline for many millions and a key driver of economic growth. Though kept apart physically due to the extraordinary circumstances, the 65th meeting of the World […]

Khao Sok National Park, Thailand, June 18, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Anurak Community Lodge at Khao Sok National Park in southern Thailand has launched an amazing 990 Baht net per night offer for Thai residents and expats. Award winning ecolodge at Khao Sok National Park in Surat Thani announces special Rainforest Rising reopening offer for […]

Norwood, Massachusetts, United States, June 17, 2020 / / Six non-governmental organizations call for a rebalance in tourism as the sector recovers from Covid-19. These organizations have come together for the first time to form The Future of Tourism Coalition with the global mission to place destinations at the center of recovery strategies – […]

Geneva, Switzerland, June 18, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released criteria for the use of COVID-19 testing in the travel process. Should governments choose to introduce COVID-19 testing for travelers arriving from countries considered as high risk, testing must deliver results fast, be able to be conducted at scale, and […]

Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, June 18, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Shangri-La Group announced today that it is introducing the “Shangri-La Cares” commitment which elevates its already rigorous hygiene and safety protocols for all properties worldwide. As people look to travel in the future, health, safety and sustainability will remain top of mind, particularly as […]