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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Katowice (Poland) – December 14, 2018 (travelindex.com) – An SDG 17 Partnership, for Climate-Friendly Travel, was announced on 14th December at COP 24 in Katowice, Poland. The partnership between EXO Foundation who support Sustainable Development projects through responsible tourism in South East Asia and SUNx the Strong Universal Network, a legacy program for Maurice Strong […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 14, 2018 (travelindex.com) – Praya Dining at Praya Palazzo relaunches with an exquisite culinary journey through time. The cuisine at Praya Dining is curated to showcase the history, opulence of ingredients and culture of each Siamese era from the ancient Kingdom of Sukhothai until today’s prosperous Rattanakosin. With the relaunch of […]

Buenos Aires (Argentina) – December 13, 2018 (travelindex.com) – Unidigital is the result of the collaboration between the public and private sectors to promote innovation in tourism. It will offer services, products and training in digital transformation in order to allow the most disruptive entrepreneurs in tourism in the Americas to develop their projects. The […]

Basel (Switzerland) – December 18, 2018 (travelindex.com) – From 2020, the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva (SIHH) and Baselworld in Basel, the two major events in the watch industry, will synchronise their calendars. In 2020, the SIHH will be held from 26 to 29 April in Geneva, followed immediately by Baselworld from […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 12, 2018 (travelindex.com) – Gin Mare, the first and authentic Mediterranean Gin, in partnership with B-Delicious and Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20, announced the launch of exclusive Gastromixology competition in Thailand, in partnership with, to discover the perfect food and beverage pairing creations developed by a chef and bartender team in the […]

Katowice (Poland) – December 11, 2018 (travelindex.com)- A Climate Resilience partnership, focussed on creating 100,000 Strong Climate Champions by 2030 was announced today at COP 24 in Katowice, Poland. The partnership, which was made in the spirit of SDG-17, is between leading Canadian-based global travel risk management and travel insurance provider Ingle International Inc., and […]

Quy Nhon (Vietnam) – December 12, 2018 (travelindex.com) – Minor Hotels announced the opening of Anantara Quy Nhon Villas, Vietnam. The property offers an upscale beachfront hideaway comprising 26 private pool villas inspired by the indigenous beauty of the Vietnamese coastline. Located in a secluded bay amidst 7.2 hectares of landscaped tropical gardens, the resort […]

Pattaya (Thailand) – December 11, 2018 (travelindex.com) – Thailand’s based hotel management company, Well Hotels & Resorts announces that it has signed a new upscale lifestyle boutique property, Phratamnak Well Resort Pattaya, which is set to open in late 2019. The agreement includes the pre-opening and full operational management. Phratamnak Well Resort Pattaya is owned […]

Khon Kaen (Thailand) – December 10, 2018 (travelindex.com) – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019 in Pattaya, Thailand from November 27 – 29. The announcement was made by PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy at the conclusion of the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018 in Khon […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 10, 2018 (travelindex.com) – Issaya Siamese Club is hosting a special charity dinner and auction in collaboration with some of Bangkok’s most talented chefs on 18 December 2018. The dinner and auction will raise funds for underprivileged children and youth in northern Thailand. The dinner and auction will raise funds for […]

Kampala (Uganda) – December 7, 2018 (travelindex.com) – Seychelles former Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine, Alain St. Ange, was invited to deliver the keynote address at yesterday”s Uganda Civil Aviation Authority’s Aviation Stakeholders Breakfast meeting at the Kampala Serena Conference Centre. Alain St. Ange captured the full house audience’s attention with his […]

Hanoi (Vietnam) – December 6, 2018 (travelindex.com) – AccorHotels has continued to expand its portfolio in Vietnam with the signing of two new stunning sea-facing properties. Slated to open in the fourth quarter of 2021, the opening of Mövenpick Resort Van Phong and Mövenpick Resort & Spa Halong Bay will add 525 rooms to the […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 6, 2018 (travelindex.com) – A landmark project to improve the ratio of both domestic and foreign visitors between main cities vs secondary cities. The Royal Thai Government has approved a series of tax deduction measures to promote seminars, leisure travel and MICE events in 55 second-tier tourist provinces nationwide all through […]

Mahe, Victoria (Seychelles) – December 3, 2018 (travelindex.com) – Seychelles makes the Official list of lowest security risk countries falling 9th in the World. The safest countries are listed in that order: Luxembourg, Switzerland, Slovenia, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Seychelles and Cape Verde. This is good news for us as Seychellois and for our […]