Bangkok (Thailand) – October 25, 2015 (travelindex) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) successfully hosted Asia’s first Travel Blog Exchange 2015 (TBEX) in Bangkok from 15 – 17 October 2015, attracting more than 650 bloggers and online writers worldwide from 50 countries to exchange and get updated information in travel blogging while also enjoying […]

Bali (Indonesia) – October 26, 2015 (travelindex) – The St. Regis Bali Resort, a five star luxury resort located on the finest white sand beach in the enclave of Nusa Dua, is once again recognized by Conde Nast Traveler US in their Reader’s Choice Awards 2015 as #4 on Top 25 Resorts in Asia. The […]

Geneva (Switzerland) – October 25, 2015 (travelindex) – A survey of over 1,000 young people aged between 20 and 30 from around the globe finds that millennials rate social and economic inequality as the top challenge the world faces globally and locally. Asked what sectors will drive growth in their cities in the short term, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 23, 2015 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts has revealed exciting plans to launch its new lifestyle boutique brand, Vib, in Southeast Asia. The company has signed an agreement for a new-build Vib hotel in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. Scheduled to open in 2018, the new hotel will bring […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 22, 2015 (travelindex) – The fourth annual awards ceremony to celebrate Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 29th February 2016. Following three successful years in Singapore, 2016 marks the first time Thailand will host the event. The region’s most respected chefs and influential restaurateurs, together with […]

Albay (Philippines) – October 22, 2015 (travelindex) – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is honoured to announce the winners of the inaugural US$1 million PATA CEO Challenge 2015. The province of Albay, Philippines has been awarded the Top Destination Award in the category of Regions/States/Provinces. Thekkady, Kerala, India has been granted the Top Destination […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 22, 2015 (travelindex) – International arrivals into the Asia Pacific region continued the strong growth momentum of previous years with a gain of 5.4% during the first half-year of 2015, resulting in close to 12.5 million additional arrivals year-on-year. This continues the full year growth of 6.1% during calendar year 2014, […]

Solin (Croatia) – October 14, 2015 (travelindex) – Laureates will be honored in Solin, Croatia for “Outstanding Merits in the Field of Tourism” and “Life in Tourism”. Laureates will be awarded the “12th International Tourism Award Golden Interstas” at the 22nd INTERSTAS Solin 2015 and 33nd Fest Award – European Turism Award, European Club for […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 15, 2015 (travelindex) – Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), The SUPPORT Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand (Public Organization), and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration held a joint press conference in support of the Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) Asia 2015 that is taking place […]

Yangon (Myanmar) – October 6, 2015 (travelindex) – Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn was paying a 3-day official visit to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar at the invitation of His Excellency Dr. Sai Muak Kham, Vice President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and stayed at Chatrium Hotel Royal […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 15, 2015 (travelindex) – The first ever first Travel Blog Exchange is to be held in Asia, from 15 to 17 October, 2015, at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC) in Bangkok. The event will start with a press conference in the afternoon of 15 October to tell the world […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 6, 2015 (travelindex) – With an exceptional score of 5 out of 6, the Ramada Plaza Bangkok Menam Riverside has once again been awarded among the best recommended hotels on Europe’s leading hotel review portal ‘HolidayCheck’ which is used by 27 million travelers per month to do their travel plans. The […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 5, 2015 (travelindex) – Chatrium Hotels & Residences recently held an Award Ceremony, “Chatrium Appreciation Awards (CAA Awards)”, at Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok. Chatrium Appreciation Awards is an event to thank all of Chatrium’s clients for their kind support; led by Managing Director, Mrs. Savitri Ramyarupa. The event was attended by […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 5, 2015 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts scooped two prestigious honors at the TTG Travel Awards 2015, including being named Asia’s “Best Mid-Range Hotel Brand” for a staggering ninth year in a row. In a glittering ceremony in Bangkok on Thursday night, Best Western once again took the title […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 5, 2015 ( – The ASEAN National Tourism Organizations (ASEAN NTOs) joined forces with TTG Media in organizing the very first ASEAN MICE forum at the IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2015, that opened on the 29th September at Bangkok Convention Center at CentralWorld. Representatives from the ASEAN NTO’s networked with industry […]

Bangkok (Thailand) October 5, 2015 (travelindex) – At only two-and-half hour leisurely drive from Bangkok, Banyan Resort and Golf Hua Hin is the perfect family week-end getaway. Designed and built to the highest standards, the resort offers a choice of private pool villas and villas with a Jacuzzi. The luxurious villas feature stylish Thai decor […]

Hua Hin (Thailand) – October 5, 2015 (travelindex) – The SPA Villa offers you a variety of treatments that not only unwind your stress but also promote the state of well being. We implement the World’s First Blood Type Spa Treatments and Products based on individual blood type research. Selecting the ingredient that strengthen the […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 1, 2015 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced today the launch of its seventh brand GLo. GLo is a broad-midscale new construction brand that offers a hip, boutique-style experience for savvy travelers who expect the best in value, design and comfort. The boutique hotel segment is hot and here […]

Dausa District, Rajasthan (India) – October 2, 2015 (travelindex) – Talabgaon Castle is actively involved in improving quality of life of their local community and providing employment and training. Hiring residents from the local villages and providing job opportunities in various divisions in the hotel. Talabgaon Castle also encourages international travel companies and their guests […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 2, 2015 ( – Chatchawan Napawan (center), Resident Manager of Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok led the management and colleagues to join campaign “Clean Up Bangkok River” at Wat Sutthi Wararam; a Community Temple. “Clean Up Bangkok River” is the project of “Clean Up the World” which is a community based environmental […]

Lisbon (Portugal) – October 1, 2015 (travelindex) – The decision to undertake a significant six-figure renovation schedule at Aroeira has paid instant dividends for the iconic Portuguese venue following its inclusion in Golf World’s benchmark ‘Top 100 Courses in Continental Europe 2015/16’ rankings. Managed by Orizonte Lisbon Golf and the host of the Portuguese Open […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 1, 2015 (travelindex) – The long trusted and familiar logo for the Best Western brand has been a constant along its journey of global expansion and quality improvement, as the company has grown to a diverse collection of more than 4,100 properties in over 100 countries. Today, at its annual convention, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 30, 2015 ( – Siam Synergy allies, led by MBK PCL., Siam Piwat Co., Ltd., and the Siam Square Business Group, have signed a historic memorandum of understanding under the name Siam Synergy to strengthen the alliance in the district, including the public and private sectors and affiliated agencies, and to […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 2, 2015 ( – The annual Asian Organic Gourmet Festival 2015 is now underway at the Riva Surya Bangkok, on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. The three-day event will highlight healthy gourmet dishes especially prepared to mark the event by four famous Thai chefs – Chef Sompong Suksuwan, Chef […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 29, 2015 ( – In a dazzling ceremony at the Impact Muang Thong Thani on Sunday night, 117 Thai enterprises were conferred the kingdom’s top tourism awards in recognition of their contribution to upgrading the quality, professionalism and service standards of Thailand’s largest foreign exchange generating economic sector. Ranging from spas […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 28, 2015 ( – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that SriLankan Airlines has joined PATA as its newest Aviation member. SriLankan Airlines, the National Airline of Sri Lanka, is an award-winning carrier with a firm reputation as a global leader in service, comfort, safety, reliability, and […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 30, 2015 ( – The Thai tourism industry welcomed its 22 millionth visitor this year. The activity is being organised as part of a campaign to welcome every millionth visitor to Thailand. An elaborate traditional welcome was prepared by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Thai Airways International Public Co., Ltd., […]

Geneva (Switzerland) – September 30, 2015 ( – A failure to embrace long-term structural reforms that boost productivity and free up entrepreneurial talent is harming the global economy’s ability to improve living standards, solve persistently high unemployment and generate adequate resilience for future economic downturns, according to The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016, which is released […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 30, 2015 ( – Best Western International reimagined its online booking experience by starting where many of its customers do on their smart phones and tablets. By adopting this mobile first mentality, the company has created a guest experience based on a clean, uncluttered interface that is easy to use and […]

Berlin (Germany) – October 1, 2015 ( – City trips in Europe grow twice as fast as total international holiday market, Paris, London and Berlin are top destinations, ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse why ever more tourists head for Europe’s major cities Paris, London, Berlin: city trips have been one of the boom tourism […]

Geneva (Switzerland) – October 1, 2015 ( – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) co-signed an open letter calling on governments to act to help the industry reduce its carbon footprint. The letter was organized by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG), which brings together all the major players in the aviation sector (airlines, airports, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – September 27, 2015 ( – Thailand Tourism Awards, the highest recognition of the kingdom’s best travel and tourism products and services, are to be conferred in a grand ceremony to be held on 27 September, 2015, at the Impact Muang Thong Thani, Exhibition and Convention Centre. Initiated by the Tourism Authority of […]

Yangon (Myanmar) – September 26, 2015 ( – Music for Myanmar will raise awareness and funds for deaf, orphaned and disadvantaged children in Myanmar with a fundraising evening starring Italian singer Matteo Setti and Myanmar artist Chan Chan in the Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon on October 10th 2015. This is our second musical event […]

Surabaya (Indonsia) – September 26, 2015 ( – Best Western International has unveiled its first hotel in Indonesia’s second largest city, Surabaya. The new BEST WESTERN Papilio Hotel is a modern midscale hotel conveniently located just 20 minutes’ drive from Juanda International Airport and close to popular attractions including Suroboyo Carnival Night Market and the […]

Koh Andet Island, Koh Kong Province (Cambodia) – September 26, 2015 ( – Secret Retreats members are active in their community and engage in philanthropic endeavours that support sustainability, local culture/customs, and nature preservation. Discover Secrets on these memorable journeys to help preserve the planet and its people. 4 Rivers Floating Lodge Built with only […]