Berlin (Germany) – February 13, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Big names and leading international companies focus on forward-looking transportation systems and the shift in customer demands in the luxury travel market – Presentation of the latest results of an exclusive international report by Travelzoo and ITB Berlin – For exhibitors, trade visitors and the media admission […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 11, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presided at the 10th edition of the Bangkok Chefs Charity Fundraising Gala Dinner featuring an 11-course gourmet menu crafted by twenty-two top chefs from five-star hotels in Thailand and Thai Airways International using the finest quality imported products, pesticide-free vegetables […]

Phuket (Thailand) – February 8, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Naka Island, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Phuket awarded “Gold Level” Green Hotel Award at the 12th Anniversary G-Green award ceremony organized by Thailand’s Department of Environmental Quality Promotion, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. This prestigious award strengthen the resort’s sustainability and environmental policy […]

Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – February 12, 2019 (travelindex.com) – This week, we’ll see the ceremonial handing over ceremony of the Vanilla Islands Flag to Seychelles, as it takes over the Presidency of the Vanilla Islands once again. Delegates arriving in the country are:- Reunion – The Vice President of the Regional Council Faouzia Vitry, IRT […]

Singapore (Singapore) – February 6, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Raffles Singapore unveiled today its new line-up of dining experiences, which combine the hotel’s much-loved culinary traditions with contemporary dining concepts by renowned celebrity chefs. Each dining concept promises to tantalise the senses and has been carefully selected to enhance the famed ‘Raffles Experience’ for the local […]

Singapore (Singapore) – February 5, 2019 (travelindex.com ) – Digital Travel APAC brings together top minds at Asia’s most successful airlines, hotels, OTAs, metasearches, tours and activities, car rentals, cruise lines and tourism boards to plan eCommerce, digital marketing and customer experience strategies for growth in 2019 and beyond. No commercials or egos: just hundreds […]

Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – February 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Welcome to Edition 4 of our Volume 3 series. Today, as we start with the announcement that the French President will be visiting the Vanilla Islands of Reunion and Mayotte in June and appeal for the tourism organisation of the Indian Ocean to be able to […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) – A sharp resurgence in Chinese visitor arrivals in December helped Thailand close 2018 with a total of 38.27 million arrivals, generating tourism expenditure of just over two trillion Baht. Book your hotel in Thailand and around the world in more than 88 countries at best rates available. […]

Solin (Croatia) – February 1, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The historic and charming city of Solin on Croatia’s Adriatic Coast, build on the location of ancient city of Salona will host of the 26th INTERSTAS, the 22nd ITF’CRO-International Tourism Film Festival and the 17th CEA-CRO 2019, all three international events, already traditional, internationally affirmed multimedia project […]

Sydney (Australia) – February 1, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The new body will focus on measures to protect and empower host communities who want a long-term ‘sustainable’ relationship with tourism that respects their cultural values. The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that […]

Osaka (Japan) – February 1, 2019 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts has celebrated the launch of a brand new hotel in the heart of Osaka, Japan’s second largest city, commercial center and culinary capital. Best Western Plus Hotel Fino Osaka Kitahama is perfectly positioned in the city’s Chuo-ku ward, surrounded by many major […]

Mahe, Victoria (Seychelles) – January 28, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Congratulations to a dear friend, Joël Randriamandranto, who has been appointed as the Minister responsible for Transport, Tourism & Meteorological Services. Joel is someone who believes in togetherness in the Indian Ocean Islands and was one of the five Heads of Tourism Boards who sat together […]

Karen, Nairobi (Kenya) – January 28, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Kenya Open Golf Tournament, with prize money totalling Euro 1.1 (Ksh 126 million), is now part of the European Tour. Top Golfers from all over the world will play it out at Karen Country Club between 14 and 17 of March for the biggest Prize […]

Male (Maldives) – January 26, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Ask most people what images the Maldives conjures and chances are its cerulean seas, palm-fringed bays and overwater villas will top the bill. The Indian Ocean archipelago is also often described as the holiday destination of a lifetime — a kind reference to its reputation as an […]

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) – January 25, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified 4-Star global airline, is pleased to announce that it will restructure its U.S. network, adding frequencies and shifting gateways as of the summer of 2019. The new U.S. network is aimed at giving passengers travelling […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 25, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Welcome the Year of The Pig in style at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel. Bring family and friends for truly scrumptious dining experiences with various offers across our award-winning restaurants. Dramatic Lion Dance shows on 5 February signify the good fortune and prosperity coming to you and your […]

Hamburg (Germany) – January 24, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Meeting and event planners have even more venue and accommodation options when hosting events in Hamburg, Germany’s second largest city. There are 10 hotels set to open this year, with six scheduled for the first half of this year. Many of these new properties offer additional activities […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 23, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The start of the New Year marked yet another milestone for BHMA, a rapidly-evolving international hotel management company, as it announced its latest hotel management agreement with BYD Apartments Co., Ltd and A And H Modern Living Co., Ltd. in Phuket. The newly inked deal will see […]

Madrid (Spain) – January 22,2019 (travelindex.com) – International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long term forecast issued in 2010 indicated the 1.4 billion mark would be reached in 2020, yet the remarkable growth of international arrivals in recent years has brought it […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 22, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Thailand Tourism Forum (TTF) returned for its eighth edition, with an action-packed agenda focusing on the mega-projects that are currently transforming the tourism landscape in Bangkok and beyond. Running under the theme “Managing Tourism – Ensuring Great Experiences and Sustainable Outcomes,” Thailand’s largest annual hospitality event […]

Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – January 21, 2019 (travelindex.com) – We have spoken about the need for Seychelles to save its safety and security label and the Kenyan tragedy but days ago should be a reminder that we need to remain on the alert at all times. President Kenyatta of Kenya and his CS for Tourism […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 17, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Join your loved one to celebrate Valentine’s Day with decadent menus that delight your palate. Add a new page to your love story with a memorable meal at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel for precious moments on this night of love. Valentine Experiences Thursday 14 February 2019 Biscotti […]

Macau (Macao) – January 16, 2019 (travelindex.com) – This spring, Wynn Palace will unveil a stunning new restaurant – Sichuan Moon – in partnership with award-winning Chef André Chiang. In his role as Culinary Director, Chef André will present the essence of Sichuanese cooking in a contemporary way, revealing his own unique interpretation of the […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 15, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is now accepting submissions for PATA Face of the Future 2019. Deadline for submissions is February 28, 2019. PATA is a not-for-profit membership association that acts as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 11, 2019 (travelindex.com) – London’s West End Men is a concert bringing together some of the best of musical theatre talent to Thailand for the first time. The cast have all played leading roles in mega musicals on the stage in London, and it is very rare that all of them […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 14, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Thailand Tourism Forum (TTF) will return for its eighth edition on January 21st, 2019, with an action-packed agenda focusing on the mega-projects that are currently transforming the tourism landscape in Bangkok and beyond. Running under the theme “Managing Tourism – Ensuring Great Experiences and Sustainable Outcomes,” […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 10, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Savour national specialities infused with Thai water lilies, from flower to root, at Spice Market, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, from now until 28 February 2019. Chef Warinthorn Sumrithphon, Head Chef at Spice Market carefully prepares a delectable array of local dishes starring a truly Thai ingredient – […]

Langkawi (Malaysia) – January 9, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Trinidad Cigar Company is pleased to announce the official launch of its newest cigar divan, the Trinidad Cigar Divan at Fisherman’s Wharf, Jalan Dato Syed Omar, Kuah, Langkawi. On 11 January 2019, Dato’ Indera Naresh Mohan, CEO of Trinidad Group, along with VIPs including Tunku Puteri Intan […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 8, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Twenty-two top chefs from five-star hotels in Thailand and Thai Airways International join together to present their culinary talents creating superb menus using the best quality imported products and pesticide-free vegetables from ‘Jan-Ka-Pak’, Camellia Seed Oil from ‘PatPat’, and ‘coffee’ and the ‘Pagakayaw shawl’ (for auction) from […]

Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – January 7, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Welcome to the first edition of our Volume 3 series. This year is not set to be an easy one for Seychelles as hinted or otherwise echoed by the President of the Republic at his last Press Conference, and also reiterated by the Leader of the […]

Dubai (United Arab Emirates) – January 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Only in Dubai set of initiatives will deliver authentic and world-class end-to-end destination experiences across travel touchpoints. Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) is rolling out a set of initiatives to deliver end-to-end “Only in Dubai” experiences to ensure tourists get to […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 3, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The latest Global Destination Sustainability (GDS) Index has shown Bangkok came in second on the list of Asian destinations ranked. The rating, which measured by social and environmental sustainability strategies, industry supplier support, and Convention Bureau strategy and initiatives, also accentuated TCEB’s performance as a top scorer […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 2, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand and Iconsiam Co., Ltd. in collaboration with The Iconsiam Residence Corporation Ltd., The Iconsiam Superlux Residence Corporation Ltd., and the largest coalition of public and private sector organisations including Association of Chao Phraya Commerce, Marine Department, Siam Commercial Bank, TRUE Corporation Public […]

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) – January 2, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The African Union’s (AU) long held ambitions for a fully integrated continent is closer to becoming reality this year thanks the vision of one particularly ambitious airline and more governments tweaking their visa policies for fellow Africans. Almost three decades after it was first proposed, African […]

Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – December 31, 2018 (travelindex.com) – The last day of 2018 has arrived and tomorrow is the New Year. Firstly Happy New Year to all family members, to my friends and acquaintances and to all who have supported me and the Saint Ange Tourism Report in 2018. My friends from the Press […]

South Male Atoll ( Maldives) – December 29, 2018 (travelindex.com) – Ushering in the new year with a bright contemporary look, Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort unveils luxuriously refurbished beach villas. Nestled in lush foliage along silvery shores, the updated beach villas retain the resort’s relaxed beach ambiance, now with a refreshed palette of sophisticated neutral […]

Madrid (Spain) – December 27, 2018 (travelindex.com) – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), together with the European Travel Commission (ETC) launched a new report on health tourism. Part of their joint research programme, the study is the first attempt to set a coherent conceptualization of health tourism and define the motivations behind travellers looking for […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 24, 2018 (travelindex.com) – More than just a buffet, The Sukhothai Bangkok’s Sunday Brunch is a palate-dazzling showcase of world cuisine! Our legendary Sunday Brunch at Colonnade restaurant is about to become an even more important part of Bangkok’s top culinary landscape. Prepare yourself for an even better Sunday Brunch as […]

Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – December 24, 2018 (travelindex.com) – Welcome to Edition 51 of the Saint Ange Tourism Report. Tomorrow is Christmas and I wish to take this opportunity to wish all my family, friends and collaborators in the world of tourism and all my dear friend from the Press Fraternity a Merry Christmas. This […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 20, 2018 (travelindex.com) – Borderless Healthcare Group launches Thailand as the first Egg Capital of the world with the establishment of its high-tech IVF clinic franchise in the Kingdom of Thailand. AI-powered high-tech IVF clinic franchise “XY.life” will soon make its debut in Bangkok to democratise women in fertility management. AI-powered […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 19, 2018 (travelindex.com) – Visionary global hospitality brand, Capella Hotel Group is to unveil its first urban resort in Thailand: Capella Bangkok, set to open in the second quarter of 2019. Taking up residence on the east bank of the legendary River of Kings (Chao Phraya River) the new luxury property […]

Male (Maldives) – December 19, 2018 (travelindex.com) – S Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary Thailand’s Singha Estate PCL, will showcase the cultural charm and diversity of the Maldives as part of its most ambitious development to date and the first phase of the Crossroads Maldives integrated leisure and resort destination. Book your luxury resort in […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 17, 2018 (travelindex.com) – Anantara Siam Bangkok is proud to present Carnival de Venice at Biscotti from 28 January – 11 February 2019. The festivities will unfold every evening with exquisite Italian food inspired by ingredients from Venice, the home of the Carnival. The carnival is an annual cultural event in […]