Phuket (Thailand) – January 27, 2020 (travelindex) – The 26th edition of Phuket Bike Week 2020 and for the 3rd consecutive year, returns to Phuket’s Most Lively Marina this April 2020. To be held on 17th and 18th April 2020, at the field, across Phuket Boat Lagoon’s Boat Arcade Mall. The roaring sound of over […]

Papeete, Tahiti (French Polynesia) – January 27, 2020 ( – On Tahiti Tourisme’s Board of Directors meeting held on January 13, 2020, it was decided to appoint Jean-Marc Mocellin as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for The Islands of Tahiti. His nomination was suggested by Maïlee Faugerat, Chairwoman of the […]

Madrid (Spain) – January 27, 2020 ( – SUNx, the Strong Universal Network – a legacy program for the late Maurice Strong advocating Climate Friendly Travel, has again called for a moon-shot approach to 2050 zero carbon air transport. During FITUR, the annual Spanish global Tourism Fair, Professor Geoffrey Lipman said that the focal aviation […]

Shanghai (China) – January 24, 2020 ( – ITB China, the largest B2B exclusive travel trade show in China, has announced a partnership with the China Business Exhibition Federation (CBEF) to strengthen the participation of association buyers. CBEF is an organization set up by CCOIC (China Chamber of International Commerce) that acts as a cooperation […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 23, 2020 ( – Celebrate the arrival year of the Rat 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 25 January signify the good fortune and prosperity coming to you and your family. […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 22, 2020 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts in Asia has introduced an exciting promotion that will make 2020 an EPIC year for guests traveling to its remarkable Asian destinations! Under the new EPIC Sales promotion, guests can kick start the new decade in style with dazzling discounts at hotels […]

Madrid (Spain) – January 22, 2020 ( – 1.5 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded in 2019, globally. A 4% increase on the previous year which is also forecast for 2020, confirming tourism as a leading and resilient economic sector, especially in view of current uncertainties. By the same token, this calls for such growth […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 21, 2020 ( – Mongolia, one of the main partners of this year’s Asia Destination Film Forum (DFF 2020), which will take place in Bangkok on 30 January 2020, is showcasing the natural beauty of their country by screening the award-winning film ‘The Steed’.  The film plays at the beginning of […]

Khao Sok National Park (Thailand) – January 20, 2020 ( – The two-day event at Anurak Community Lodge gave valuable training in conservation and tourism hospitality to local service providers inside Khao Sok National Park, Thailand The workshop was conducted by Dr Scott Michael Smith from Assumption University’s Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management. The […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 21, 2020 ( – Preparations are being finalised for the prestigious 2020 Global Summit of Women (2020 GSW) that is scheduled to take place at the Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld in Bangkok, from 23 to 25 April, 2020. The opening ceremony will be presided over by Thai […]

New York City, New York (United States) – January 17, 2020 ( – Michelin, the global benchmark for restaurant recommendations, and its subsidiary company Tablet, the original curator of boutique and extraordinary hotels, have combined their expertise to provide an unprecedented selection of outstanding hotels. This innovative approach will allow travellers looking for unique experiences […]

Ubud, Bali (Indonesia) – January 16, 2020 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts has treated 10 lucky guests to their dream vacation in Bali, following a highly successful online contest! The 2019 ‘Dreams Come True’ competition took place in November and invited the company’s loyal guests and social media followers to share what they […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 16, 2020 ( – Supanniga Group is delighted to announce Sood Kua, a delivery service offering a selection of Supanniga-style dishes centering on crab roe with roasted salt and chili mix (kua prik gluer). A play on the word “kua” which has a dual meaning of ‘maximum’ and ‘roasted’, Sood Kua […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 14, 2020 (travelindex) – Are you planning a dream vacation in Asia? You could save up to 33 percent if you book in advance with Best Western Hotels and Resorts! Under the exclusive Advance Purchase promotion, early birds who book their stay at any participating Best Western Hotels & Resorts property […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 14, 2020 ( – As his success on the acclaimed television cooking show is revealed to the world, Chef de Cuisine Rick Dingen recreates an iconic winning challenger Chef moment for guests at Anantara Siam’s award-winning steakhouse, Madison. Throughout January and February 2020, Chef Rick invites diners to experience an innovative […]

Herfølge (Denmark) – January 14, 2020 ( –The impact of climate change and potential final year of the Trump administration will be the two most important causes of travel risks in the year ahead according to leading travel risk intelligence company Riskline. Adam Schrader, Director of Operations, Riskline explains: “Although predicting what will happen in […]

Mumbai (India) – January 15, 2020 ( – Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) started the New Year with an exciting announcement with an addition to its magnificent collection of authentic palaces – Fateh Prakash Palace. Renamed Taj Fateh Prakash Palace, this aesthetic edifice is located within the historic City Palace on the shores of Lake Pichhola in […]

Langkawi, Kedah (Malaysia) – January 15, 2020 ( – Umgawa Legendary Adventures have finally opened Malaysia’s first eco adventure park on the legendary island of Langkawi, Kedah. In operations since October 2016, the UNESCO geopark forest has since attracted many tourists both locals and foreigners when they look for things to do in Langkawi. Umgawa™ […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 13, 2020 ( – Vivin, a local gourmet and fine food product suppliers have opened up their first stand-alone grocery store, “Vivin Grocery” in Ekamai Complex, Bangkok and just in time for Christmas and New Years 2020. Vivin first began as a pop up store at the Bangkok Farmers Market in […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 10, 2020 ( – The 2nd Asia Destination Film Forum 2020 will be hosted in Bangkok on 30 January 2020. The event is co-chaired by H.E. Mr. Itthipol Khunpluem, Thailand’s Minister of Culture, and Dr. Sorajak Kasemsuwan, Secretary General of the National Federation of Motion Pictures and Contents Association. It was […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 9, 2020 (travelindex) – Anyone who keeps up with the trends in beauty and wellness would have heard of PRP or platelet-rich plasma, a treatment known to naturally and effectively rejuvenate the skin. By using the patient’s own blood without any added chemicals, PRP stimulates the growth of healthy cells and […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 8, 2020 ( – Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel and The Wine Merchant came together to host exclusive five-course dinner, accompanied by wines from the world-renowned Château Margaux in France. Executive Chef Jan Van Dyk and his team created an unforgettable culinary experience, pairing each course with exquisite vintages from the Bordeaux […]

Langkawi, Kedah (Malaysia) – January 7, 2020 ( – Umgawa Legendary Adventures has gained much love from Mother Earth! Running an eco-adventure business in an authentic manner has brought diverse cultures and believes under one roof. Cultivating the pillars of sustainability for the future generation. Umgawa™ designs and builds an exclusive adventure experience for everyone, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 6, 2020 ( – The 2nd Asia Destination Film Forum recognizes the best in visual storytelling with the Asia Destination Film Awards 2020. The Destination Film Forum 2020 is calling for submissions for the Asia Destination Film Awards 2020. Hosted in Bangkok on 30 January 2020, the 2020 Asia Destination Film […]

Victoria, Mahé (Seychelles) – January 5, 2020 ( – Welcome to 2020! A new year with new challenges for Seychelles and for the world of tourism as a whole. Firstly 2020 will see Seychelles cruise into election mode from very early as the Political Parties will launch their campaign for the coming Presidential elections. Indications […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 3, 2020 ( – Minor International (MINT) has announced that through its subsidiary NH Hotel Group (NHH) it will operate a unique portfolio of eight high-end hotels with a total of 1,115 rooms in prime locations in Europe – in Italy, France, Czech Republic and Hungary. NHH will lease the hotels […]

Leshan, Sichuan (China) – January 2, 2020 ( – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise PATA Travel Mart 2020 in Leshan, Sichuan, China from September 3-6. The event will be hosted by the Leshan Culture, Radio, Television and Tourism Bureau. “We are delighted to be returning to Leshan, Sichuan, China for […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 1, 2020 ( – Singapore’s distinguished Carlton hotel at last arrives in Thailand. From early 2020, Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit will reveal what visitors to the Lion City have long known: for outstanding accommodation and superb dining it has to be Carlton. Be among the first to experience the brand’s hospitality […]

Baku (Azerbaijan) – December 31, 2019 ( – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to welcome the State Tourism Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan as its newest government member. The agency is the executive authority carrying out and regulating the state policy in the field of tourism. “The State Tourism Agency of […]

Victoria, Mahé (Seychelles) – December 30, 2019 – As 2019 draws to a close, the hardships that the year has brought and Seychellois have endured cannot be overlooked. On my campaign trails I have seen much suffering which would open the eyes of many to the glaring disparity between the haves and the have-nots in […]

Kuredhivaru (Maldives) – December 30, 2019 ( – To ensure smooth operation of the domestic transfer the resort has partnered with Maldivian, the national airline of the Maldives. Domestic transfers will be available from 15th December 2019, from Velana International Airport to Maafaru International Airport, followed by a short speedboat ride to Movenpick Resort Kuredhivaru […]

Valle de Colchagua (Chile) – December 27, 2019 ( –The 4th Global Conference on Wine Tourism, hosted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of Chile, has concluded with a call to use the sector’s unique ability to rejuvenate and support rural communities. Held in the Colchagua Valley, home to some of Chile’s […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 26, 2019 ( – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to welcome Hilton as the newest sustainability partner for Travel Lab Asia, a platform for triple-bottom-line innovation in Asia’s travel industry that helps corporates source technology solutions for their most pressing sustainability and environmental problems. Travel Lab Asia is […]