London, World Travel Market (United Kingdom) – November 9, 2018 ( – The UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit, held yesterday by World Travel Market and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), was well received by participants from government and the private sector for its more dynamic new format leading to more concrete takeaways around this year’s theme: Investment […]

Ha Long Bay (Vietnam) – November 14, 2018 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts will introduce a new Best Western Plus overlooking Ha Long Bay in northern Vietnam following the signing of a spectacular new waterfront hotel that will boast a breathtaking view of the UNESCO World Heritage site. Best Western Plus Ha Long […]

Dubai (United Arab Emirates) – November 12, 2018 ( – Reed Travel Exhibitions organiser of the annual Arabian Travel Market showcase in Dubai, has boosted its travel portfolio, having signed a collaboration agreement to launch CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa 2019 – a new route development forum. The two-day show will be co-located with […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 7, 2018 (travelindex) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) invites all nature-loving divers to help preserve Thailand’s marine environment through the activity “Upcycling the Oceans”. This is an online activity in which Thai and foreign divers share their experiences of scuba diving and ocean conservation in Thailand through the website […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 6, 2018 (travelindex) – In Thailand, tourism industry is one of the main industries that generates huge amount of income to the country. It is an industry that is relevant to many people from various sections. Tourism Authority of Thailand, the organization that is responsible for the promotion of Thailand’s tourism […]

La Manga, Murcia (Spain) – November 6, 2018 ( – Tobs Kenya Golf Safaris managed to take over the Leadership in Africa as its best Golf Tour Operator 2018 in stiff competition with 9 other African Companies. The Golf Operator’s recognition comes as a major boost to Kenya’s Golf Tourism Industry, especially now that the […]

Astana (Kazakhstan) – November 6, 2018 ( – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise PATA Travel Mart 2019 in Astana, Kazakhstan in September. The event will be hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Kazakh Tourism National Company JSC, the key organization in […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 5, 2018 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts has appointed David Calvet as the General Manager of Tawaravadee Resort, BW Signature Collection by Best Western, its impressive new up-country retreat in Thailand’s Prachinburi province. A highly-experienced hotelier with extensive knowledge of Thailand’s hospitality industry, David has worked for a series […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 5, 2018 (travelindex) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) invites everyone who would like to see sustainable tourism in Thailand to express their ideas about green tourism and provide information that supports the needs of Eco-conscious travelers on the website By answering our questionnaire about website usage, you can […]

London (United Kingdom) – November 2, 2018 ( – The 2018 edition of World Travel Market (WTM) will see the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) continue its operational focus on investing in innovation and digital advances for a tourism sector that can deliver opportunities for all. UNWTO will co-host a Ministerial Summit and launch a white […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 3, 2018 ( – Aston Martin Bangkok, led by General Manager Mr. Pornseak Pharksuwan, recently unveiled the much anticipated new “beautiful won’t be tamed” Aston Martin Vantage at a lavish cocktail reception and show at House No. 1 on the historical Charoenkrung Road Soi 30. The evening of fun, excitement and […]

Seoul (Republic of Korea) – Augsut 25, 2018 ( – Urban tourism and its potential for more sustainable and inclusive cities will be the major focus of the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism (16-19 September 2018) in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The Summit aims to set out a vision looking to 2030 for […]

London (United Kingdom) – November 1, 2018 ( – Almost 170 exhibitors are making their debut at this year’s WTM London 2018 – the event where ideas arrive. They include airlines, movie-set tour providers, adventure operators and sports venues, as well as tourist boards, destination marketing companies, tech innovators and car-hire companies. Among new airlines […]

Basel (Switzerland) – October 31, 2018 ( – Baselworld presented its hotel partner programme today. A total of 40 hotels became partners of the world watch and jewellery show: 26 of the participating hotels are “Official Partners” and 14 of them are “Preferred Partners”. The participating hotels provide approximately two thirds of the hotel capacity […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 1, 2018 ( – Honda Automobile Thailand in partnership with IMG, is continuing to host the 13th edition of the Honda LPGA Thailand 2019 from February 21 to 24, 2019, at the Siam Country Club Pattaya, Old Course, Chonburi. The aim this year is to further support female golfers pursue their […]

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 […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 1, 2018 – SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Sukhumvit 2 recently held a rooftop party in Bangkok to celebrate its first anniversary. The hotel opened in October 2017 to become Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ first SureStay hotel in Asia. The high-flying event gathered Best Western’s executive team and key […]

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 […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 25, 2018 (travelindex) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is strengthening its organization by paying attention 360-degree style, which allows employees and staff to introduce new ideas. This approach will help to foster good governance among to state-owned enterprises. The TAT 360 activity invites TAT staff and personnel to share […]

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 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 […]

Macau (Macao SAR) – October 24, 2018 ( – The seventh edition of Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF or the Forum) was unveiled today (23 October). A grand welcome dinner was hosted by the Macao Special Administrative Region Government at Wynn Palace tonight to welcome delegates from near and afar, and convey the best wishes […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

MGM Cotai Macao (Macao SAR) – October 23, 2018 ( – The Global Tourism Economy Forum Macao was unveiled with an opening ceremony at MGM Cotai in Macao. Under the theme of “Strategic Partnership in a New Era, Rising Momentum for a Shared Future”, this edition of GTEF features the European Union (“EU”) as its […]

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 […]