Phuket, Thailand, September 24, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / On 25th and 26th of October, L’Arôme by the Sea will join forces with the one-Michelin-starred restaurant, IGNIV Bangkok to create two memorable dinners showcasing the best of each restaurant. IGNIV means ‘nest’ in Romansh, the mother tongue of the Swiss three-Michelin-starred Chef Andreas Caminada. This translation […]

Bangkok, Thailand, September 24, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / International travellers to Thailand will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination or ATK test results from 1 October, 2022. Thailand’s Centre of COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced the ending of the nationwide COVID-19 Emergency Decree on 30 September, 2022, as the kingdom reclassifies COVID-19 […]

London, United Kingdom, September 23, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / A new report published today by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), shows how Travel & Tourism can play a critical role in halting and reversing the destruction of nature. The report, which will help businesses understand and manage their impact on biodiversity, is launched […]

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, September 22, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO has welcomed a delegation from Turismo de Tenerife (SPET) to draft a roadmap for future collaborations. One of the Canary Islands, Tenerife is one of Europe’s most popular destinations, welcoming 2.7 million tourists in 2021 alone. The destination has significant touristic […]

Alula, Saudi Arabia, September 21, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Opening in October 2022, the resort, which is developed by the Royal Commission for AlUla, brings wellbeing-centred luxury to a heritage site. Banyan Tree launches its first property in historical AlUla in Saudi Arabia, ushering in the Group’s debut in the Kingdom. AlUla is attracting the […]

Zurich, Switzerland, September 21, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of Switzerland (SECO) have joined forces to launch the first National UNWTO Students’ League of the year. The Students League is designed to promote local talent development and work with young people to design solutions […]

Phuket, Thailand, September 20, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / PHIST (Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism), Southeast Asia’s biggest and best sustainable tourism forum is back as a live, in-person event! Over 1,000 participants, including senior executives and keynote speakers, will gather in Phuket on Monday 26th September 2022 to tackle the most important sustainability issues […]

Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 20, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas brings its renowned experiential luxury to the Netherlands with Anantara Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam. Located in the city centre and with more than 155 years of history, the much-loved property is in the final stage of an extensive renovation as part of […]

Pattaya, Thailand, September 19, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / World’s first fully-branded Columbia Pictures movie theme park will feature rides and attractions from Ghostbusters, Jumanji, Hotel Transylvania, and other blockbusters. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to report that Sony Pictures Entertainment and Amazon Falls have confirmed that the world’s first fully-branded Columbia Pictures […]

Shanghai, China, September 16, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / As the bridge for the global travel market to China, ITB China is once again offering a first-class event for China’s travel trade community with the ITB China Industry MeetUp (IMU), which will be held both online and offline from 14 – 28 September 2022. The event […]

Washington D.C., United States, September 15, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The latest World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Economic Trends Report reveals the U.S. remains the world’s biggest and most powerful Travel & Tourism market. UK sees biggest drop in the global rankings, China and Germany hold onto second and third position. Its top ranking […]

Alba, Italy, September 15, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO and the Government of Italy will celebrate the 6th Global Conference on Wine Tourism. Under the theme ‘What’s next? Wine tourism pairs with Innovation…’ and building up on the success of the past five editions, this 6th edition will take place on 19-21 September 2022, in Alba in the […]

Bangkok, Thailand, September 14, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / His Serene Highness Prince Ticomporn Yugala representing Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali Krom Muen Suddhanarinatha graciously presided over the opening ceremony of the 22nd World Gourmet Festival on Tuesday, 6th September 2022 at Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel. Held from 6 – 11 September 2022, the festival raised […]

Singapore, September 14, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Travel Tech Asia 2022 is a three-day conference and trade show aimed at providing the community with a platform for in-depth discussions on how travel tech can change and transform the travel & tourism industry. Organised by Messe Berlin (Singapore) and co-located with ITB Asia and MICE Show […]

Burlington, Vermont, United States, September 13, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Workshop on Agritourism wrapped up with the objectives well attained. Participants surpassed expectations garnishing invaluable knowledge, ideas, and friendships, while a global agritourism community solidified, and the new directions for many delegates identified. Following the first World Agritourism Congress in Bolzano, Italy in […]

Bangkok, Thailand, September 13, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / La Scala Restaurant at The Sukhothai Bangkok, a triumph of innovative interior design paired with inspired Italian cuisine, led by Eugenio Cannoni an Italian Chef extended an invitation to a former Italian chef David Tamburini for an exclusive four hands collaboration event. Michelin-starred and former Chef de […]

Tokyo, Japan, September 13, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / On the 1st October, Tom Aikens will open The Jade Room + Garden Terrace at The Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon. This new offering for The Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon is a testament to the innovative, world-renowned dining experiences the EDITION brand is known for. Set on the 31st floor […]

Phuket, Thailand, September 12, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Noku Hotels announced the opening of Noku Phuket. It is the fourth Noku hotel after Noku Kyoto, Noku Osaka and Noku Maldives. A 45 minutes journey from Phuket International Airport takes you to the newly built resort that is a hidden gem nestled on the hilltop away […]

Rendez-Vous Bay, Anguilla / SEPTEMBER 12, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Aurora Anguilla Resort introduced the Aurora Anguilla Private Charter Service, an exclusive way to pursue paradise with ease and enhance the travel experience for the guests. Open year round, the Aurora Anguilla Private Charter Service will operate from three origin cities: HPN – White Planes […]

Osaka, Japan, September 12, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The locally-inspired property offers guests a new touch of comfort in the heart of Osaka. Accor, the region’s largest international hospitality company, is introducing its first dual branded hotel to Japan’s vibrant city of Osaka. The 288-key Mercure Tokyu Stay Osaka Namba will open its doors on […]

Geneva, Switzerland, September 9, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced passenger data for July 2022 showing that the recovery in air travel continues to be strong. We have returned to year-on-year traffic comparisons, instead of comparisons with the 2019 period, unless otherwise noted. Owing to the low traffic base in […]

Ourense, Galicia, Spain, September 8, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has joined the European Historic Thermal Towns Association (EHTTA) and the Spanish region of Galicia in the north of the country (Axencia Turismo Galicia) to announce plans for this year’s “International Congress on Thermal Tourism”, which kicks off on World Tourism […]

Koh Samui, Thailand, September 5, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Inspiring thoughtful choices for a better life, Kamalaya Koh Samui Holistic Sanctuary & Wellness Spa invites guests and communities to join an international celebration of wellness with a host of activities and holistic experiences to commemorate World Wellness Weekend on 16, 17, and 18 September 2022. […]

Koh Samui, Thailand, September 7, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The Tongsai Bay, the very first five-star luxury hotel to be built on Koh Samui, has embarked on an innovative refurbishment and development programme to celebrate its 35th anniversary as a luxury eco-haven for global travellers. The first exciting phase is now complete, offering guests improved […]

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 6, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Scheduled to open in 2024, Hilton brings its premier luxury brand to the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s famed Bukit Bintang hub. Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, one of Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) luxury hotel brands, today announced its expansion into Malaysia with Waldorf Astoria Kuala Lumpur. Scheduled […]

Phuket, Thailand, September 2, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Travelindex unveiled the winners of its 2022 Phuket TOP25 Restaurants Awards, highlighting the favourite restaurants that exemplify why the Thai holiday island is a favourite gastronomy destination for gourmets and gourmands. Travelindex Announces its 2022 Phuket Restaurant Awards Revealing the Island’s Top Dining Venues ranked by Culinary […]

Bintan Island, Indonesia, September 2, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The beachfront Mövenpick Bintan Lagoon Resort will welcome guests in 2023. Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Southeast Asia, has signed a management agreement with PT Bintan Lagoon Resort, a subsidiary of PT Edika Agung Mandiri, to launch Mövenpick Bintan Lagoon Resort. Set to open […]

Bangkok, Thailand, September 1, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Effective from 1 October, 2022, until 31 March, 2023, for tourists from countries/territories entitled for a visa exemption and visa on arrival to Thailand. Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) approved the proposal by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to extend the period of stay […]

Eden Island, Seychelles, August 31, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Marsha Parcou, the Seychelles former tourism representative in South Africa and in the UK for many years, has published her book that touches on her work and experiences as the island girl who became the face of her island home. It was Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles […]

Panglao, Philippines, August 30, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Best Western Hotels and Resorts is inviting the world’s travelers to rediscover the wonders of Asia with an enticing new promotion that offers up to 25%* off the best rates at world-class hotels and resorts across the region. From vibrant cities like Bangkok, Jakarta, Osaka, and Tokyo, […]

Bangkok, Thailand, August 29, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Sophia Montgomery will represent Thailand at the Under 21 World Championships in Portugal this month. Centara Hotels and Resorts will co-sponsor Thai sailor Sophia Montgomery who is preparing to represent Thailand at the 2022 ILCA Under 21 World Championships in Portugal later this month. The sponsorship is […]

Bangkok, Thailand, August 29, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Industry Leaders Advance Longstanding Collaboration with Interactive Rooms, Available at Three Marriott Hotels Properties Around the World including Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park. Marriott Hotels furthers its partnership with idea engine TED through its award-winning educational arm TED-Ed, to debut their one-of-a kind immersive experience outside of […]

Lisbon, Portugal, August 29, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / A new analysis of staff shortages by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed a labour shortfall in Portugal, with nearly 50,000 Travel & Tourism jobs across the country predicted to be unfilled. The research looked into labour shortages across Portugal and other major Travel […]

Livingstone, Zambia, August 26, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / While visiting popular landmarks and destinations provides a sense of belonging, it’s often those off the beaten paths that provide authentic and memorable experiences of discovery. Such a journey awaits in Zambia, a country of diverse wildlife, stunning landscapes and incredible natural wonders. From waking up to […]