Bangkok (Thailand) – March 25, 2016 (travelindex.com) – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that Mr Danny Ho is the recipient of the most prestigious honour for young tourism professionals in Asia Pacific – the 2016 PATA Face of the Future award. A native of Malaysia, Danny is the Executive Pastry […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 25, 2016 (travelindex) – Guests from many nations staying at the Ramada Plaza Bangkok Menam Riverside hotel joined General Manager Klaus Sennik (centre right) on Saturday 19 March to support the Earth Hour global initiative on energy conservation. The hotel reduced power consumption significantly throughout the property by dimming lights and […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 23, 2016 (travelindex) – Chatrium Hotels & Residences welcomes everyone to celebrate the Songkran Festival, 2016 at Maitria Hotel Sukhumvit 18 – A Chatrium Collection with Khao Chae, a cooling Thai summer treat. Thai cuisine is one of the most popular cuisines in the world. Most foreigners know Thailand because of […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 23, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Bacardi (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. hosted Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition, now in its third edition. It is one of the world largest cocktail competitions, which challenges bartenders to showcase their skills and creativity in whipping up their very own ‘Legacy’ cocktail for the rest of the world to witness. […]

Yangon (Myanmar) – March 21, 2016 (travelindex.com) – We are happy to announce that Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon participated again in the Earth Hour 2016 campaign. Earth Hour is a global initiative organized by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), held on the last Saturday of March, which asks households and businesses to turn […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 21, 2016 (travelindex) – Socialgiver is an award-winning social enterprise in Thailand that fundraises for causes you care about through selling giftcards pledged by some of Thailand’s most prominent brands on our online platform: www.socialgiver.com. So we can offer you a better lifestyle while helping you change the world one experience […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 22, 2016 (travelindex) – Olivier Berrivin, Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ Managing Director of International Operations – Asia, signs an agreement with Sajja Chairattivech, President of Thai Bedding Co. Ltd, for Bangkok’s second Vib® Hotel. Located close to the Saphan Taksin BTS skytrain station and Robinson Bangrak shopping mall, the newly […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 17, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok is delighted to introduce PressReader, an eco-friendly way for its guests to receive daily news via their personal smartphone, tablet or eReader device. Guests and restaurant patrons of Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok can now get unlimited, complimentary access to more than 2,100 full-content […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 17, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Harvey Law Group (HLG), the leading investment & immigration law firm won the IAIR Awards 2016 in the category of the best Immigration Law Firm of the year. IAIR organizers told the audience in Hong Kong last week during the award ceremony that HLG won the prize […]

Bangkok (Thailand)- March 14, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Thailand’s tourism future is looking brighter than ever. That’s the view of Klaus Sennik, a seasoned veteran of the country’s hospitality sector and General Manager of the iconic Ramada Plaza Bangkok Menam Riverside hotel. Speaking in Berlin, where he was representing the hotel at the city’s annual ITB […]

Marrakesh (Morrocco) – March 11, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Offering more than 35 golf courses spread across seaside locations as well as inland cities such as Marrakech, and a climate that offers year-round golf with more than 300 sunny days annually, Morocco satisfies all golfing family members – from mum and dad to teenagers and even […]

Naypyidaw (Myanmar) March 11, 2016 (travelindex.com) – On the 8th March, 2016 the British Embassy, in conjunction with the Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon, will host an important event to celebrate International Women’s Day. The event is titled ‘Myanmar: Women in the lead’ and will consider the role that women must play in Burma’s future. […]

Berlin (Germany) – March 11, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Europe remains the key market to raise Thailand’s quality tourism benchmark. The importance of Europe, noting that 65% of European visitors makes repeat visits to the country, an outstanding record that underscores Thailand enviable status as a top leisure travel destination. Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 12, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts has expanded its portfolio in Malaysia with the signing of its first hotel in Kuching. The new-build Best Western Plus Kuching is scheduled to welcome its first guests in 2018, providing an exciting new midscale option for travelers to this emerging city. […]

Hua Hin, Thailand – March 11, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announces the opening of Hua Hin Marriott Resort & Spa today under the company’s iconic flagship brand Marriott Hotels. Featuring 322 rooms that combine modern design and Thai Colonial features, the resort is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities located within the serene […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 7, 2016 (travelindex) – Ms. Savitri Ramyarupa, Managing Director of Chatrium Hotels & Residences, has appointed Mr. Patrick Manthe as General Manager of Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok and Chatrium Residence Riverside Bangkok effective immediately. In his new role, Mr. Manthe is responsible for the entire operation of Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 7, 2016 (travelindex.com) – The popular Eurasian Grill, at the Ramada Plaza Bangkok Menam Riverside, hotel, is demonstrating the hotel’s dedication and commitment to energy conservation by hosting a candlelight dinner on Saturday 19 March in support of EarthHour 2016. Guests are invited to dine in romantic surroundings with light provided […]

Hong Kong – March 1, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Travelindex Media, a pioneer in travel marketing and digital content distribution, today announced the 2016 launch of FabulousThailand.com (), the first digital, interactive publication focusing on ultra-luxury in Thailand. The number of travelers visiting Thailand has risen dramatically in recent years with the destination drawing a total […]

In the city of Solin, next to the ancient Salona Roman castrum, a few kilometers from Split, this year (for the seventh time in continuity) three International tourism, film festival, landscape events will be held: 23rd INTERSTAS / International Festival of Tourism, Film and Landscape, 19 ITF’CRO / International Tourism Film Festival and 14th KEA-CRO […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 25, 2016 (travelindex) – Live cabaret, theater and ladyboy show twice a night at The Playhouse Magical Cabaret Theater At Suan Lum Night Bazaar. Featuring beautiful Thai dancers and stunning, stage designs that create scenes from around the world. It is a non-stop rollercoaster of entertainment and famous pieces from international […]

Melbourne (Australia) – February 25, 2016 (travelindex.com) – The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau or TCEB, today unveiled a new ‘Thailand, Sustainability & Soulful CSR Destination’ offering to showcase pre- and post-program activities that can elevate a business events in Thailand to the next level by engaging organisers and participants in maintaining and promoting social, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 25, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Siam Piwat Co., Ltd., the owner and operator of prestige retail developments such as Siam Paragon, Siam Center, Siam Discovery, and Paradise Park, as well as the joint venture partner of ICONSIAM, today, announced that it is introducing a revolutionary new retail concept to Thailand with the […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 25,2016 – (travelindex.com) – Olivier Berrivin, Best Western Hotels & Resort’s Managing Director of International Operations – Asia, signed an agreement with Narin Thitipoonya, owner of Matasiri Company, for the first ever Vib Hotel in Bangkok. Located within walking distance from Sanam Pao BTS skytrain station, the newly built Vib Bangkok […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 23, 2016 (travelindex) – GTA has announced a landmark strategic partnership with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to promote luxury travel to Thailand. Announced at the “g meet 2016” summit held at the InterContinental Hotel Bangkok today, a historic Travel Partners Pledge was made between GTA, Tourism Authority of Thailand […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 23, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Transforming business travel to a higher level of service, Chatrium Hotels and Residences has launched a Digital Alarm Clock Radio with a Bluetooth Speakerphone which allows connectivity with a guest’s connected iPod, iPhone or iPad. The clock also offers a Charging Port for electronic devices to facilitate […]

Seoul (South Korea) – February 17, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Mark your social calendars as 50 gorgeous and talented ladies from all over the globe will sashay under the spotlight in the sixth edition of Miss SuperTalent of the World 2016. Pageant producer Sutal Group announced that the highly anticipated event will be held in Seoul, […]

Montreal (Canada) – February 15, 2016 (travelindex.com) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2015 safety performance of the commercial airline industry. – The 2015 global jet accident rate (measured in hull losses per 1 million flights) was 0.32, which was the equivalent of one major accident for every 3.1 million […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 18, 2016 (travelindex.com) – In partnership with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and in collaboration with Travel Media Applications, PATA Thailand Chapter and Digital Innovation Asia (DIA), the Digi.travel Thailand International Conference as well as the Digital Innovation Asia Awards Party will be hosted at the Four Points Hotel Bangkok […]

Chiang Rai (Thailand – February 18, 2016 (travelindex.com) – The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2016 (AT&RTCM 2016) kicked off today in Thailand’s northernmost province of Chiang Rai, welcoming more than 200 top travel executives who promote adventure and sustainable travel options in destinations across the globe. The event is being […]

Phuket (Thailand) – February 15, 2016 – (by Bernard Metzger) – An increasing number of travelers in Southeast Asia are being attracted to a soaring new supply of tented accommodation in emerging destinations. Leading international hospitality consulting firm C9 Hotelworks has released a new report covering the transformation of the sector from camping to glamping […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 9, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas is launching the 2016 of the highly popular charity event – The King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament. This year’s event will be held by the banks of Bangkok’s mighty Chaophraya River from March 10th – 13th and promises to have a range […]

Phuket (Thailand) – February 9, 2016 (travelindex.com) – The inaugural ‘Thailand Yacht Show 2016’ is taking place from 8-14 February, 2016, at the Ao Po Grand Marina, Phuket, as part of the Royal Thai Government’s plan to position Thailand as a ‘Marina Hub of ASEAN’ to help stimulate growth for the Thai economy and the […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 9, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Chatrium Hotels & Residences led by Mrs. Savitri Ramyarupa (9th from left), Managing Director, Ms. Rudee Sanguandeekul (10th from left), Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing and Dr. Panpath Kanlaya (8th from left), Group Director of Sales and Marketing – Travel Trade jointly had their sales teams […]

Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) – February 5, 2016 (travelindex.com) – With seven golf courses offering 86 holes on or overlooking the ocean, the Dominican Republic truly is golf’s Caribbean queen. Exhibiting at the annual PGA Show in Orlando just two months after the reopening of the iconic, cliff-top Playa Grande Golf Course – the penultimate […]

Geneva (Switzerland) – February 4, 2016 (travelindex.com) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2015 showing demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 6.5% for the full year compared to 2014. This was the strongest result since the post-Global Financial Crisis rebound in 2010 and well above the 10-year […]

Bangkok (Thailand), February 4, 2016 (travelindex) – Chiang Rai will host the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart (AT&RTCM) 2016, 17 to 19 February, the first Asia-Pacific travel conference to be held in this Far North tourist destination. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is supporting the landmark event […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 4, 2016 (travelindex) – Mr. Mario Beyer, General Manager of Emporium Suites by Chatrium presented bouquets of flowers to welcome Miss Khin Yadanar Thein Myint, who was crowned as Miss Myanmar World 2015, and Miss Nang Sandar Hla Tun, 2nd Runner up of Miss Myanmar World 2015, on their stay at […]

Hua Hin (Thailand) – February 5, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Banyan The Resort, Hua Hin, represented by Sirirat Murphy, General Manager, successfully organized the recently concluded second annual charity event ‘Banyan Mercedes Benz Road Cruise 2016’ in collaboration with the Mercedes Benz Club Thailand led by Sayam Sethaputra, President of the Club. For the second year […]

San Bruno, California (United States) – January 31, 2016 – Travelindex Media, today announced it has reached 40 million views on its YouTube travel channel; a milestone and a more than 40 percent increase of video views year-over-year. The channel showcases destinations, attractions, travel brands, hospitality businesses, and lifestyle products in almost every country of […]

Manila (Philippines) – February 1, 2016 (travelindex) – During the conclusion of the ASEAN Travel Forum (ATF) 2016 in Manila recently, we spent a few minutes in conversation with Her Excellency Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Tourism and Sports, Thailand, on balancing source markets and the expected impact of the MRA-TP on Thailand. Please elaborate on […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 26, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Thailand’s hospitality industry reached new highs in 2015, enjoying its best year in over two decades, according to research revealed exclusively by leading research institute STR Global at Thailand Tourism Forum 2016, held today at the InterContinental Bangkok. Thailand closed the year with an overall occupancy of […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 26, 2016 (travelindex) – Bangkok’s positive image as the city of arts is set to be enhanced with the hosting of the Bukruk II Urban Arts Festival that will bring top performances, paintings and playful expressions by 20 artists from across Asia and Europe to the Thai capital from 23-31 January, […]

Davos (Switzerland) – January 28, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Eight senior decision-makers in global finance and economics have agreed to join a high-level Taskforce focused on the Future of the Global Financial System. This group, which was formed at the request of Mark Carney (Governor, Bank of England and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board), and […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 28, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok was announced as a Booking.com Guest Review Award Winner with a score of 9 out of 10 for the year of 2015; with 100% verified reviews from real guests, real stays and real opinions. Booking.com is the world’s leader in booking accommodations online, […]

Singapore – January 30, 2016 (travelindex) – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of the first Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants hotel outside of the Americas. Debuting in Europe, the hotel will be located in the heart of the vibrant city of Amsterdam. The hotel, which is […]

Seoul (South Korea) – January 28, 2016 (travelindex.com) – The 6th edition of Miss SuperTalent World 2016 will be held in Seoul, Korea, pageant organizers announced on Friday. Sutal Group, the producer of Miss SuperTalent World said around 50 the most beautiful talented contestants will arrive in Seoul on April 27 to start their activities, […]

Tokyo (Japan) – January 26, 2016 (travelindex) – Florilège in Tokyo is the recipient of the 2016 One To Watch Award sponsored by Peroni Nastro Azzurro. For the first time in the four-year history of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, the One To Watch Award honours a restaurant that is outside the 50 Best list but […]

Davos-Klosters (Switzerland) – January 24, 2016 (travelindex) – Europe is at a critical tipping point and, depending on how much political will is mustered in Brussels and by member states, it could go either way. This year is a determining year for the Union as it faces crisis within its borders and from outside. Running […]

Davos-Klosters (Switzerland) – January 24, 2016 (travelindex) – “Low oil prices will not prevent, will not limit, will not stop energy reform,” Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto told participants at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. The oil and gas sector, previously dominated by state-owned Pemex, will continue to be opened to domestic […]

Davos-Klosters (Switzerland) – January 24, 2016 (travelindex.com) – Concern has been growing over the past two years that the global public Internet is in danger of splintering into a series of bordered cyberspace segments. Troubling trends have emerged that could endanger the openness and consistency of the Internet’s underlying infrastructure and erect barriers to some […]