Chengdu (China) – December 10, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Chengdu Inbound Tourism Partnership Summit, organized by the Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Culture, Broadcast-TV, and Tourism, was held in Chengdu on 28 November 2019. The event gathered more than 200 travel industry representatives from around the world, helping the city to further consolidate and expand its inbound […]

Montreal (Canada) – December 9, 2019 (travelindex.com) – In giving the 16th Annual Assad Kotaite memorial address in the ICAO headquarters last night, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, co-creator of SUNx said that air transport was too important for human development for it to become demonized in the fight against existential climate change. Linking the vision and […]

Mombasa (Kenya) – December 9, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles former Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine who is in Mombasa as a delegate invited for Routes Africa 2019 took to the stage yesterday along side Tony Griffith, the Senior Vice President Consulting at ASM, and as usual he spoke from […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 7, 2019 (travelindex.com) – A recent celebrity guest spotted at the world renowned Blue Elephant Cooking School & Restaurant Bangkok  was none other than singer and songwriter Matteo Bocelli,  son of the world-famous Italian opera singer Andrea  Bocelli.  Having a brief cooking lesson from Blue Elephant’s Chef Nooror Somany Steppe, owner […]

Kuching, Sarawak (Malaysia) – December 9, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2020 (PDMF 2020) in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia from November 25 – 27. The announcement was made by the Honourable Minister of Tourism, Arts & Culture and Minister of Youth & Sports […]

Istanbul (Turkey) – December 6, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Sofitel Hotels and Resorts, a leading luxury brand within the Accor group, is pleased to announce the opening of its first hotel in Turkey, Sofitel Istanbul Taksim. The hotel officially opened in early November in Taksim Square, known as the heart of modern Istanbul, where both locals […]

Madrid (Spain) – December 05, 2019 (travelindex.com) – This COP25 side-event hosted by WTTC in partnership with UNFCCC focussed on the 2050 Climate Neutral ambitions of the Travel & Tourism industry. The event was opened by UNFCCC Executive Director Patricia Espinosa and WTTC President and CEO Gloria Guevara who called for increased Travel & Tourism […]

Berlin (Germany) – December 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) –The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments in Europe to seize the opportunity to create a sustainable aviation industry that protects the environment and increases connectivity opportunities for Europe’s citizens. The call came at the opening of Wings of Change Europe—a gathering of aviation stakeholders being […]

Shanghai (China) – December 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) – In order to promote Chinese travel products to the world and help facilitate the Chinese tourism industry to grow bigger and stronger, ITB China, set to take place from 13-15 May 2020 in Shanghai, has announced to launch a dedicated China inbound travel segment for its upcoming edition. ITB China will thus […]

Phu Quoc Island (Vietnam) – December 3, 2019 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts is celebrating the successful conclusion of its 2019 Asia Members Meeting, which gathered delegates from all across Asia in Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island for a full day of immersive meetings, discussions and networking opportunities. The theme of this year’s event, […]

Pattaya (Thailand) – December 2, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is welcomed high profile tourism professionals worldwide to the PATA Destination Marketing Forum at the Renaissance Pattaya Resort and Spa between 27 – 29 November, 2019. Organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), the event was held under the theme, […]

Mahebourg (Mauritius) – December 2, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Nestled on Le Chaland Beach along the south-eastern coast of Mauritius, the 164-room Anantara Iko Mauritius Resort & Villas is a tranquil hideaway, offering secluded luxury. Recently opened, the new resort offers something for everyone – foodies, beach lovers, culture and history buffs, nature enthusiasts and sporty […]

Melaka (Malaysia) – November 27, 2019 (travelindex.com) – It was an eventful and momentous evening as the hotel management and staff with its owners and board of directors from Melaka Tong Bee (MTB), representatives from Wyndham Singapore Office, a host of dignitaries, valued partners, and associates gathered to celebrate the hotel’s 35th Anniversary cocktail at […]

Ao Nang, Krabi (Thailand) – November 26, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Centara Hotels and Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has celebrated the opening of Centara Ao Nang Beach Resort & Spa Krabi, a brand new upscale resort and the first branded beachfront property in Ao Nang, the popular tourist gateway in southern Thailand. Nestled directly on […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 25, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas announces three executive appointments at the Bangkok-based international hotel group’s Thailand flagship properties – Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort and Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel. Gauderic Harang is promoted to General Manager of Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort. French-born […]

Mumbai (India) – November 21, 2019 (travelindex.com) –  One of the world’s leading trade fair companies, has announced a strategic partnership with global corporate travel leader, the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE). The agreement inks a significant partnership to be the 2020 Corporate Travel Day Partner for ITB India, the new 3-day business-to-business travel […]

London (United Kingdom) – November 21, 2019 (travelindex.com) – OAG the world’s leading provider of travel data and insight, today announced a new partnership with Quicket.io, a travel technology software provider that enables airlines and travel providers to increase revenue through rich amenity content. “Data has always been the heart of the travel ecosystem, but […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 22, 2019 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts has launched an exciting new promotion for customers of United Overseas Bank (UOB), one of Asia’s leading multinational banks. Under the new campaign, UOB cardholders will be offered up to 15 percent off the Best Available Rate (BAR) at participating Best Western […]

Mumbai (India) – November 21, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company reported its Consolidated and Standalone financials for the second quarter and half year ending September 30th, 2019. Commenting on the performance, Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL said, “In line with Aspiration […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 20, 2019 (travelindex.com) – un by Yanagiya has opened its doors at Donki Mall in Thonglor. The intimate omakase sumiyaki restaurant is the first overseas venture by Yanagiya, the 73-year old Mizunami-based irori institution and one of Japan’s most sought-after dinner tickets. Hidden behind a wooden facade on the third floor […]

Cardamom Mountain (Cambodia) – November 19, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas constantly reinforces its commitment towards environmental, social and cultural conservation. Special consideration is given to employing and empowering communities, and wherever possible, sustainable products and services are sourced locally. Around the world, Anantara works in partnership with local communities and promotes […]

Melaka (Malaysia) – November 18, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Melaka commemorates its anniversary with a series of promotions and activities to mark this significant year as we celebrate our 35 years being in the hospitality industry. Recognizing the need to play our part within the community and ensuring a greener and cleaner […]

Victoria, Mahé (Seychelles) – November 17, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Air France returns to Seychelles, connecting Paris direct with direct non-stop flight. Seychelles once again welcomed the blue, white and red-tailed aircraft of Air France, which touched down at Pointe Laure international airport on Wednesday. Air France touched down in Seychelles at 6.20 a.m. on 30th […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 15, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Celebrate traditional Thanksgiving this year with your family and friends at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel as the hotel has prepared a delectable five-course dinner menu for you and your loved one to join on Thursday 28 November 2019. Give Thanks at Madison, Thursday 28 November 2019 Enjoy […]

London (United Kingdom) – November 14, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Tourism leaders from across the public and private sectors came together at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London for a high-level discussion on tourism’s role in rural development, the challenges, and the opportunities. The Ministers’ Summit on “Technology for Rural Development”, hosted by the World […]

Paris (France) – November 13, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is delighted that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has designated Bangkok and Sukhothai among 66 new ‘Creative Cities, thus bringing the total number of UNESCO Creative Cities in Thailand to four. UNESCO announced on 30 October that […]

Shanghai (China) – November 12, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The fourth ITB China will shine the spotlight on MICE & Corporate Travel, which are very dynamic and promising segments of the Chinese travel industry. The organizers expect over 300 MICE & Corporate travel buyers and more than 150 cross-category buyers from China’s largest top 20 travel […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 11, 2019 (travelindex) – The newly-formed Pragma Hospitality Co., Ltd has signed management agreement with the Eco Inn Hotel Group to altogether manage an existing portfolio of 6 hotels. Pragma Hospitality will be operating the hotels with modern technologies and techniques implemented by experienced corporate management team, in order to generate […]

London (United Kingdom) – November 1, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with UN Women, The German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), World Bank Group and Amadeus, has launched the long-awaited second edition of the Global Report on Women in Tourism. The publication highlights the progress the global tourism sector has […]

Dublin (Ireland) – November 7, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas will make its debut in the upcoming months in Ireland with the rebranding of The Marker Hotel in Dublin, one of the Irish capital’s most modern and luxurious buildings. The addition of the property in Dublin will represent the expansion of the […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 7, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Add some sugar and spice to your Christmas gifts with festive hampers from Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel. Varieties of pre-made hampers are on offer or customize your own from a range of delectable festive treats. From 11 November 2019 until 5 January 2020 festive hampers will be […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 8, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with the Expedia Group and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), are launching a global sustainable tourism initiative, The UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge (the ‘Pledge’), to reduce single-use plastic whilst promoting local cultural and community activities in […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 8, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Thai school helps UN to localize SDGs in underprivileged communities The UN Country Team (UNCT) of Thailand celebrated a partnership with a rural school in the northeastern province of Buriram for the localization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with grassroots communities in Thailand, ahead of the UN […]

Hong Kong (Hong Kong SAR) – November 6, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Restaurateurs will finally have the opportunity to gain comprehensive insights into tourists’ dining preferences and behavior through analysis of online reviews thanks to a ground-breaking study by Professor Rob Law of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 5, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Mysteriously appearing in the dark depths of winter, White Truffle is rarer and more precious than any other root, tuber, or mushroom. Bringing decadence to even the most jaded diners, they only grow for two months a year and their abundance depends on growing conditions, adding to […]

Shanghai (China) – November 5, 2019 (travelindex.com) – All good things come in threes: ITB China, taking place from 13 to 15 May 2020 in Shanghai, announces that hotel industry giant Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has become the official partner hotel for the third year in a row. A corresponding agreement was signed by Mr. Leo […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 5, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd., in partnership with IMG, announced today that they will be hosting the Honda LPGA Thailand 2020 from February 20 to 23, 2020, at the Siam Country Club Pattaya, Old Course, Chonburi, Thailand. Top female golfers from around the world will once again […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Years of extensive hotel experience at a range of international locations, Dongwoon Kim (DK) will oversee sales and marketing plus revenue generation. His scope is not only to implement new business models but also to develop the new accounts and maintain existing ones at the newly renovated […]

Shanghai (China) – November 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) –The 2019 World Culture and Tourism Forum in Chanba, Xi’an (China) came to a successful close today. The conference was hosted by Xi’an Municipal People’s Government and Ctrip and focused on the theme of “Intelligent integration of culture and tourism”, has attracted more than 3,000 attendees from 26 countries. As the […]

Victoria, Mahé (Seychelles) – October 31, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The past week was an important week for the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands as the French President Emmanuel Macron visited Mayotte and Reunion Islands. This visit should have helped to bring the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands into the spotlight and help indirectly the six islands tourism. […]

Haikou, Hainan (China) – November 1, 2019 (travelindex) – During the World Tourism Exchange China (WTE China) on the evening of October 23, the Chengdu Tourism Special Promotion Conference was held in Haikou Convention and Exhibition Center, which marked the official launch of the large-scale inbound tourism marketing event of “Global Merchants Re-gathering in Chengdu […]

Boca, Florida (USA) – October 31, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Travelive, an award-winning Luxury Travel Company with offices in the US and Europe, has announced the appointment of Christina Carr as Vice President.  The appointment of Carr comes at an exciting time for Travelive with plans for expansion and further growth.  Her new role will see her in charge […]