Cape Town (South Africa) – September 11, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The World Economic Forum, in partnership with the International Trade Centre, today released the Africa E-Commerce Agenda, an eight-step action plan to realize the benefits of e-commerce for the continent. E-commerce has the potential to create as many as 3 million new jobs in Africa by 2025, […]

Chengdu, Sichuan (China) – September 10, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The leading Portuguese hospitality brand Tivoli Hotels & Resorts, well-known for its cultural heritage and genuine connection to each destination, has announced plans to diversify its portfolio by introducing the brand into the Chinese market in the capital of Sichuan Province, Chengdu. Chengdu serves as the economic, […]

Victoria, Mahé (Seychelles) – September 9, 2019 (travelindex.com) – News from Paris has confirmed that Air France is restarting its non-stop direct flights to Seychelles commencing 31st October. After many years of absence, the blue, white and red tail of the Air France Colours will once again be landing at Seychelles international Airport. This is […]

Buenos Aires (Argentina) – September 9, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Buenos Aires has become the latest city to join the International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO), a pioneering initiative of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) aimed at helping destinations manage tourism in a smart and sustainable manner. This latest INSTO member – the first in […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 6, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau’s (TCEB) annual international media familiarisation trip 2019 is showcasing the new strength of Bangkok’s and Hua Hin’s dual destination dynamism as product development continues to create new attractions and activities at a community level. TCEB’s Senior Vice President – Business Mrs. Nichapa […]

Macao (Macao SAR) – September 6, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Global Tourism Economic Research Centre (“GTERC” or “the Centre”) continues its promotion of the eighth edition of the global Tourism Economy Forum (“GTEF” or “the Forum”) across the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. From August 30 to September 1, the Forum took part in the […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 5, 2019 (travelindex) – The World’s 50 Best Restaurants publishes an annual list of the world’s finest restaurants selected by a panel of culinary experts. The restaurants receive their award during an annual awards ceremony. When Deepak Ohri, the Chief Executive Officer of lebua in Bangkok, the world’s first luxury vertical […]

Dubai (United Arab Emirates) – September 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Dubai Duty-Free will be recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution, spanning over three decades, in shaping Dubai’s tourism, hospitality, and retail sectors. The award will be presented to him at the Middle East Hospitality […]

Seoul (Korea, South) – September 3, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Accor Ambassador Korea has announced the launch of its first Sofitel Hotel & Serviced Residences in Songpa, Seoul. Slated to open in 2021, the announcement comes as the Accor Group aims to strengthen its presence in the Seoul in South Korea. Set in a commercial tower, […]

Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) – September 2, 2019 (travelindex.com) – 30 years ago, the GCC’s world-class hotel sector and its unparalleled housekeeping standards as we know it today were nascent. “Communication channels in housekeeping were tedious, training was not given much importance, and the staff was not able to communicate well with guests especially international […]

Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan) – August 30, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Leading speakers on tourism trends and insights are set to gather in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan for the PTM Forums taking place during PATA Travel Mart 2019 (PTM 2019) from September 18-20. In addition to the two full days of over 10,000 pre-matched appointments between global sellers and qualified […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 29, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Restaurant Savelberg Thailand in collaboration with Oriental Residence Bangkok invites guests to enjoy an exclusive dining experience. Diners will delight in a delectable six-course dinner with wine pairing featuring meticulously crafted dishes from six chefs of Les Patrons Cuisiniers Association of Dutch Michelin starred restaurants. As one […]

Phuket (Thailand) – August 28, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Thai-Chinese Property Holdings joins hands with Aplan Properties in the launch of an upscale property Radisson Phuket Mai Khao Beach, located on one of Phuket’s most sensational beaches, Mai Khao Beach. Under the Radisson brand, this property will introduce a world-class property into this dynamic destination, delivering […]

Lucerne (Switzerland) – August 27, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Together with Tata Trusts, the Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), the World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) is looking for start-ups based in the Indian subcontinent to join the first WTFL Indian Start-Up Innovation Competition & Camp. The competition will take place on December 17 and 18 in […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 27, 2019 (travelindex.com) –Well Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 launches 9/9/19 promotion with a 19% discount on the existing promotions for all five room types on the hotel’s website. There is a special treat for guests booking Executive Room for three consecutive nights or more, get a free upgrade to Executive Suite. […]

Luang Prabang (Laos) – August 28, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Pullman Luang Prabang has steadily immersed itself in the city’s already thriving eco-tourism and sustainability scene since launching in 2018. By sourcing locally and working with the community, the 123-key resort aims to improve guest experiences, reduce waste and create cyclical benefits for the entire area. […]

Singapore (Singapore) – August 26, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Over 20 knowledge sessions will take place across the 3-day IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific that sees dedicated tracks targeting various interest groups across the show’s delegation. Featuring more than 40 moderators, presenters and opinion leaders, the education front of Asia-Pacific’s Only Doublebill Event in MICE and […]

Winnipeg (Canada) – August 23, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Alain St. Ange is one of the most sought-after speakers on the world stage on the topic of tourism, and he was the keynote speaker at the 3rd International Business Tourism Conference held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, August 18th to 20th. I have personally heard Mr. St. […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 22, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Iconsiam Superlux Residence has announced that The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok have launched in spectacular style. The first Mandarin Oriental branded residential development in Southeast Asia, and the seventh residential project to open for the brand worldwide, this unique architectural triumph promises to deliver unrivalled luxury […]

Singapore (Singapore) – August 19, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The inaugural MICE Show Asia, taking place alongside ITB Asia 2019 in Singapore between 16-18 October, will have as its theme ‘Winning the Hearts of MICE Buyers.’ Across three days, more than 30 speakers from Convention and Visitor Bureaus (CVB), MICE buyer organisations, MICE tech companies and […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 16, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is launching its latest promotional initiative, ‘TAT Mobile Car’, to proactively provide tourism information and promote Thailand’s attractions, events and festivals using a mobile tourist information vehicle. The TAT Mobile Car will be stationed at various tourist enclaves around Bangkok and […]

Lanark, Scotland (United Kingdom) – August 15, 2019 (travelindex.com) –  Sunderland of Scotland, the leading technical golfwear brand reveals its collection for Autumn Winter 2019. The men’s collection combines a palette of Storm Blue with, Navy and White to create a vibrant sporty on course look. The ladies’ collection is refreshed with Navy incorporating bold […]

Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – August 14, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Tourism must be taken seriously. Praslin and La Digue Islands will see new challenges soon if landing fee proposals become a reality. So many islanders will feel the repercussions of this added cost set to be a burden on all visitors to these islands. This is […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 14, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Choose the finest gift for Mooncake Lovers at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel during this Mid-Autumn Festival. Designed by PELLEVAH, the Mooncake Lover Bag is an elegant creation, perfect to symbolise the love for the most important people in your life. Created from original Python skins combined with […]

Phuket (Thailand) – August 13, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Naka Island, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Phuket received 5 prestigious awards at the 2019 World Luxury Spa and Restaurants Awards including; Spa Naka – The award-winning 770-sqm spa offering a variety of amenities dedicated to the well-being of all guests; – Country Winner for […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 12, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that Thailand has added five new national parks around the country during 2016 to 2019 since the start of the reign of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (King Rama X). This is also in accordance with […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 9, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Nirvana Daii PLC unveils its most ultra-luxury project yet, “Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok” in the Grand Opening event, highlighting its promise on “Top of Life Experience” with partnerships from premium brands such as Christie’s International Real Estate and Thailand Tatler, who joined the celebration with their […]

Siem Reap (Cambodia) – August 9, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Golfasian and Fore Management Group are delighted to announce the launch of the Asia Golf Championship, a series of four golf events that will be played throughout the year in South-East Asia at some of the most prestigious golf clubs in the region. The inaugural Asia […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 6, 2019 (travelindex) – IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific 2019 will feature a re-designed programme with proven engagement activities aimed at fostering new avenues of lead generation between suppliers and buyers beyond one-on-one business appointments. Following a successful roll-out during the China event earlier this March, new initiatives such as Brand […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – August 7, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Welcome to the first Merdeces-AMG performance center in Thailand with a three-storey showroom by BKK Autohaus Kanchanapisek. Mercedes has high ambitions for the AMG brand here; it was only officially launched with a new and ambitious growth strategy three years ago. The AMG Performance Center is the […]

Singapore (Singapore) – August 5, 2019 (travelindex) – After the very successful launch in 5 cities across Asia, Travelindex is announcing the launch of its “Top 25 Restaurants Guides” in Tokyo and Taipei. Top 25 Restaurants is the World’s 1st Restaurant Guide based on AI through it’s unique “Restaurant Rating Index”. The ratings and ranking […]

Singapore (Singapore) – August 5, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Singapore’s heritage treasure invites guests and visitors to experience a new era of unparalleled luxury. Raffles Singapore is delighted to officially announce its highly anticipated reopening, heralding an exciting new chapter in the iconic property’s rich history and heritage. A flagship property within Accor, the world’s leading […]

Mumbai (India) – August 2, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company and Swiss institution Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, ranked number 3 of the world’s top institutions for hospitality management by the QS World University Rankings 2019; are joining forces to address the prevalent skills gap and […]

Marbella (Spain) – August 1, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Anantara announces its first footstep in Spain, with the opening of Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Benahavis Marbella Resort, a palazzo style oasis of gastronomy, spa, and golf nestled in the rolling hills of the Andalusian coast. Anantara Villa Padierna Palace at a glance: 132 luxurious guest rooms […]

Danang (Vietnam) – July 31, 2019 (travelindex.com) –Centara Hotels and Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is inviting families to enjoy fun-filled holidays together on the serene shores of Vietnam this summer, including the chance to discover an exciting new skill. At Centara Sandy Beach Resort Danang, the popular seafront destination on the country’s stunning central […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 30, 2019 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Venushe Wickramarathne as Regional Director of Commercial – Asia, effective immediately. A highly skilled and experienced hospitality professional, Wickramarathne graduated from the Business Hotel Management School in Lucerne, Switzerland, with a BA Honors Degree […]

Dubai (United Arab Emirates) – July 24, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) enjoys a reputation for being a food paradise and industry stats back that up. According to the KPMG UAE 2018 Food & Beverage report, ‘the restaurant footprint in Dubai is high, second only to that of Paris’. A report issued […]

Singapore (Singapore) – July 23, 2019 (travelindex.com) – ITB Asia, Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show, is set to deliver another year of thought-provoking and inspiring content to industry practitioners as part of its conference programme. Themed ‘Bold Thoughts, Bold Moves’, the conference will bring together thought leaders from across the MICE, Leisure, Corporate, and Travel […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 22, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Travellers can now discover the uniquely local and diverse charms of Thailand’s capital city with the opening of Avani Sukhumvit Bangkok hotel, bringing the brand’s signature experiences to the cosmopolitan neighbourhoods of On Nut and Phra Khanong in the ‘City of Angels’. Book your hotel in Bangkok, […]