Guilin (China) – October 29, 2018 ( – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the People’s Government of Guilin, China held the 12th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook on 25-27 October 2018. This year’s edition – ‘The Future of Tourism: Road to 2030´, aligns with the 2030 […]

Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – October 29, 2018 ( – Sunday the 28th October saw the World of Creoles celebrate their International Creole Day. From the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands, to the Caribbean and even to New Orleans in Louisiana USA and Cabo Verde it is all proud Creoles who has the right to celebrate their […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 1, 2018 ( – Minor Hotels, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of over 160 hotels and resorts in 23 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, announced today that it has taken a stake in the Global Hotel […]

Munich (Germany) – October 29, 2018 ( – Metasearch company expands customer services thanks to big data services from Munich. A novel approach forms base for lucrative additional revenue streams. To further enhance customer experience, KAYAK, one of the world’s leading travel search engines, is the first customer worldwide to apply the innovative technology of […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 29, 2018 ( – The Ministry of Science and Technology, with support from Mahidol University, N.C.C. International Events Co., Ltd. (NCCIE) the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB,) and the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA,) has formally announced that Thailand will host the RoboCup 2021in Bangkok in June 2021. The event is […]

Macau (Macao SAR) – October 25, 2018 ( – Global Tourism Economy Forum Macao 2018 (GTEF or the Forum) concluded today after a two-day program of fruitful exchanges and discussions, business matching, presentations and exhibition. A closing ceremony was held at MGM Cotai. Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative […]

Macao (Macao SAR) – October 24, 2018 ( – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in partnership with the Global Tourism Economy Research Centre (GTERC), presented its Asia Tourism Trends Report today at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macao (China). The report shows Asia and the Pacific outperforming all world regions in growth in international […]

Singapore (Singapore) – October 25, 2018 ( – Worldwide Hotels was officially launched in Singapore, marking the consolidation of V Hotel, Hotel Boss, Hotel Mi, Value Hotel, Venue Hotel and Hotel 81 under one group. The launch event at Suntec City Convention Centre was attended by over 300 guests, as well as guest of honour, […]

Macau (Macao SAR) – October 24, 2018 ( – Sam Smith performed two powerfully soulful, yet incredibly uplifting concerts in Macau inside the MGM Theater of MGM Cotai on Friday and Saturday nights. His blend of heartbreaking ballads and upbeat songs resonated with concert-goers who enjoyed an up-close and personal experience with Smith inside Asia’s […]

Macao (Macao SAR) – October 24, 2018 ( – The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) convened its Asia Leaders Forum in Macao, SAR, in which 150 CEOs, government representatives and regional leaders assembled to discuss critical issues facing the region’s travel sector. The agenda was packed with all the big issues: sustainable tourism, airport […]

MGM Cotai Macao (Macao SAR) – October 24, 2018 ( – Under the theme of “Strategic Partnership in a New Era, Rising Momentum for a Shared Future”, the Global Tourism Economy Forum Macao 2018 (GTEF or the Forum) features a series of thought-provoking discussions and exchange sessions, as well as business matching and an exhibition, […]

Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – October 23, 2018 ( – Didier Robert, the Regional President of Reunion Island has arrived in Seychelles for the coming Festival Kreol of the islands. President Didier Robert is in Seychelles with an important delegation and will be having s series of meetings with Government Leaders and Officials as well as […]

Singapore (Singapore) – October 19, 2018 ( – Pursuit Racing from Amnuay Silpa School was chosen to be one of Thailand’s representative teams to compete in the F1 in Schools World Finals 2018 recently. Over eight months of hard work and dedication was put into the preparation of the project in all aspects ranging from […]

Davos (Switzerland) – October 23, 2018 ( – The World Economic Forum objects to the proliferation of the use of the “Davos” brand for events that have nothing to do with its own activities. The Forum, together with the City of Davos, will use all means to protect the Davos brand against illicit appropriation. The […]

Phuket (Thailand) – October 22, 2018 ( – The fastest growing airline in the world has just arrived in Phuket. With five direct flights a week from two cities in India, GoAir are only just starting. “Phuket is our first international route. Our inaugural flight landed on the island on 11th October and the level […]

Tokyo (Japan) – October 22, 2018 ( – Denmark, Japan, the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates have committed to joining a major global initiative to redesign the global “take-make-dispose” economy into a more circular one. They join over 50 government and business leaders who are part of the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy […]

18 October 2018, Madrid, Spain – The World Tourism Organization and Basque Culinary Center (BCC), have launched a pioneering initiative for the gastronomic tourism sector, with a global call for startups or companies, mature or emerging, technological and non-technological, with innovative ideas capable of revolutionizing and integrating gastronomy in tourism and inspiring tourists with new […]

Beijing (China) – October 20, 2018 ( – In a landmark agreement, in the side-lines of the Club of Rome’s 50th Anniversary, Geoffrey Lipman, Co-founder of the Strong Universal Network (SUNx) and Jinfeng Zhou Secretary General of The China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation [CBCGDF] agreed to expand the network established as a legacy […]

Langkawi (Malaysia) – October 19, 2018 ( – The past few months, APMM has been boarding and checking yacht operators doing Day and Sunset cruises..their operations caused a major drop in tourists wanting to do these tourist activity that showcases the beautiful sea n sunsets of Langkawi. The manner they board and check boats carrying […]

Jakarta (Indonesia) – October 17, 2018 ( – Organized by Questex Hospitality Group, the 3rd Hotel Management Indonesia Summit 2018 is returning to Jakarta on November 14. It will be held at DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta b Diponegoro. HMI Summit will feature all things related to ownership, management, operational, commercial, financial and technological roles to […]

Madrid (Spain) – October 17, 2018 ( – The UNWTO Conference on City Breaks, Creating Innovative Tourism Experiences (15-16 October 2018) concluded in Valladolid, Spain, with a call for cities to become smart tourism destinations, where tourism governance and the digital economy mesh together to offer travellers diverse and authentic experiences. The conference brought together […]

Langkawi, Kedah (Malaysia) – October 12, 2018 (travelindex) – Destination Weddings used to be an expensive affair, however with more couples looking at Asia as a location this has become far more affordable. Couples are now keen on incorporating a mini vacation for their guests as part of the wedding party, as opposed to traditional […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 12, 2018 ( – Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Bangkok is unveiling an exclusive, riverside auto showcase to create a new touchpoint to further expand the marque’s presence in the western and northwestern provinces, with special promotions on offer from November 9, 2018 through January 20, 2019 at ICONSIAM. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Bangkok […]

Lopburi (Thailand) – October 12, 2018 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts has continued to spread love and kindness across Asia with another successful charitable initiative to support under-privileged children in rural Thailand. In the two-day “Share Loving Kindness” CSR event, Best Western’s Asia head office and hotel associates traveled to Thailand’s Lopburi province […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 12, 2018 ( – The Culture and Performance Forum is the first event of its kind anywhere in the world dedicated to the hospitality industry and focusing on exploring ground-breaking topics and practices related to the foundation of any organization, its culture, human integration and commercial performance for the purpose of […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – Otober 10, 2018 ( – Founded in 2008 by Julian G. Davies and Yeeran G. Davies, Thammachart Seafood is now the largest operator of seafood counters in Thailand with over 155 outlets and 600 staff members throughout the country. Created due to the high demand in the local retail market for fresh, […]

Apia (Samoa) – October 10, 2018 ( – The second Pacific Tourism Insights Conference (PTIC), successfully brought together 157 delegates from 95 organisations and 16 destinations to influence change and share their thoughts and ideas on the future of tourism in the Pacific. Organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in collaboration with the […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 12, 2018 ( – H.E. Mr. Staffan Herrstrom (4th from right), Ambassador of Sweden, recently presided at the grand opening of Volvo Witthayu, Thailand’s first Volvo Retail Experience (VRE) Showroom and Service Center operated by GT Auto Co., Ltd. Centrally located at the intersection of Wireless and Sarasin Roads, Volvo Witthayu […]

Ras Al Khaimah (United Arab Emirates) – October 12, 2018 ( – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise the PATA Annual Summit 2020 from May 15-18 in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the fastest growing tourism destinations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The announcement was made by PATA CEO Dr. […]

Macau (Macao SAR) – October 10, 2018 ( – Spearheading discussions about global tourism economy in the context of China’s far-reaching Belt and Road Initiative, the Global Tourism Economy Forum (“GTEF” or “the Forum”) will hold its seventh edition in Macao on 23 and 24 October. Under the theme “Strategic Partnership in a New Era, […]

Madeira (Portugal) – October 5, 2018 ( – In a strong keynote address to Tourism Experts, Doctors and Students gathered on the Portuguese Island of Madeira, Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx – the Strong Universal Network said that the industry is running out of time to craft a meaningful response to the existential challenge […]

Tokyo (Japan) – October 3, 2018 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts is celebrating the opening of its latest hotel in one of Tokyo’s trendiest downtown districts, Akihabara, with an exciting new contest! Two lucky Best Western Rewards members will win a two-night stay, including breakfast for two people at the brand new Best Western […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – Oct 5, 2018 ( – Bangkok is basking in the limelight of being named this year’s number one city in the world by the Mastercard’s 2018 Global Destination Cities Index, making it the third consecutive year that Thailand’s ‘City of Angels’ has been ranked in the top spot. With roughly 20 million […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 1, 2018 ( – Come and feast on great tasting cuisine by legendary Michelin-starred Chef Akira Back who has designed a special menu inspired by his happy childhood memories and life journey. Food lovers will enjoy a long culinary journey to explore and savor Akira’s East-meets-West cuisine that’s cooked using top-quality […]

Phuket (Thailand) – October 2, 2018 (travelindex) – Stay, play and relax in Patong Beach! Best Western Patong Beach has unveiled a series of amazing deals this autumn, starting from just THB 1,299 per night. Promotion Details: Stay Period: Now – 31 October 2018 Room rate: THB 1,299 per night including breakfast for two persons […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 29, 2018 ( – The South Africa Ball, brings a golden night of South African culture and celebrating 25 Years of Diplomatic Relations with Thailand alongside with the Centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth, will be taking place on Saturday 6th October 2018. Proudly hosted by JABULANI and the South African – […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 28, 2018 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts today marked an industry first, introducing a pair of boutique brands – Sadie HotelSM and Aiden HotelSM. Sadie Hotel will compete in the upscale segments, and Aiden Hotel will compete in the upper midscale segment. These conversion brands offer developers an opportunity […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 26, 2018 (travelindex) – In order to thank members of the website the Tourism Authority of Thailand together with our leading allied, both in products and tourism services, are offering the members a special luxury traveling experience which includes numerous accommodations, spas, and transportations. They are Pimalai Resort & Spa, […]

Dubai (United Arab Emirates) – September 25, 2018 (travelindex) – Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has been crowned “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel Awards 2018, the second edition of Arabian Travel Awards, held on September 20, 2018 in […]

Hong Kong (Hong Kong SAR) – September 25, 2018 ( – A new Guinness world record of group calligraphy was set at the inaugural “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area Youth Festival – Confucius’ Birthday Celebration” at AsiaWorld-Expo. Co-organized by the GuangDong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area Youth Association and Confucian Academy, the feat namely “The Largest […]

Phuket (Thailand) – September 25, 2018 (travelindex) – Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas is thrilled to be hosting Thailand’s very own Chef Nawamin Pinpathomrat for two nights of private dining and one cooking class in October. Chef Nawamin gained international celebrity when he became a finalist in the 2018 season of MasterChef UK with his […]