Manila (Philippines) – December 18, 2016 (travelindex) – The new Philippines: PH’s rising competitiveness. Playing host to the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) for the fourth time is the perfect opportunity to show the new Philippines, which the international community alternatively calls, ‘Asia’s New Tiger’, ‘Asia’s Bright Spot’, and ‘The Next Asian Miracle’. The Philippines that […]

Macau (Macau SAR China) – December 18, 2015 (travelindex) – Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) regularly provides training opportunities targeting related professions in travel trade and other related sectors to enhance service quality and work efficiency across the tourism industry. Such efforts are made to cater for visitors from a growing diversity of market segments […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 18, 2015 (travelindex) – Chatrium Hotels and Residences are honored to have been recognized throughout 2015 by industry groups and respected publications for excellence in hospitality. Whether recognized by industry leaders or guests, these awards and accolades reflect the commitment of Chatrium Hotels and Residences to a standard of service excellence; […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 18, 2015 (travelindex) – The Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok announces the official rebranding of its iconic and pioneering Mexican restaurant and renaming from Señor Pico to Mexicano. Mexicano will continue to offer the great dining experiences as the place for Mexican cuisine confirmed by Bangkok diners and visiting guests from around the […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 16, 2015 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts has continued its rapid growth in Myanmar with the launch of new hotel in Mandalay. The new Best Western Plus Eastern Palace Hotel is located in the heart of the city, just minutes from Mandalay’s main business district and many historical landmarks. […]

Hong Kong (Hong Kong SAR China) – December 16, 2015 – At the 22nd International Tourism and Cultural INTERSTAS Festival in Solin (Croatia), Travelindex has been awarded the international tourism award, GOLDEN INTERSTAS 2015, for its great contribution to the international promotion of tourism, thus contributing to the development of tourism, and better understanding among […]

Euro-Airport (France/Switzerland) – December 15, 2015 (travelindex) – EuroAirport Skyview Lounge at Franco-Swiss Basel-Mulhouse Airport has been awarded the Priority Pass Global Airport Lounge of the Year Award 2015. Now in its eleventh year, the awards are voted for by Priority Pass Members and recognise the individual excellence and investment in customer experience of lounges […]

Berlin (Germany) – December 10, 2015 (travelindex) – Middle East is world’s fastest-growing outbound travel market. The Arabian outbound travel market is growing into a lucrative niche business as well-off travellers venture more beyond their home region and spend heavily on up-market accommodation, shopping and entertainment. The Middle East outbound travel market was actually the […]

Singapore (Singapore) – December 10, 2015 (travelindex) – Xn Hotel Systems Group Limited and protel hotelsoftware GmbH are very pleased to announce a strategic investment and expanded international alliance. protel’s investment will be directed towards increasing Xn protel’s presence and capabilities in its existing markets of the UK and Asia PAC and also entry into […]

Riyadh (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) – December 4, 2015 – Narcissus Hotel and Residence Riyadh is the Winner of the Best Luxury New Hotel in the Middle East by World Luxury Hotel Awards. The World Luxury Hotel Awards aim to encourage and raise service standards within the luxury hotel industry. Award winners set the benchmark […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 4, 2015 (travelindex) – Ms. Lisa Ono, the Bossa nova queen was warmly welcomed by Mr. Adrian Brown, General Manager of Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok during her stayed at the hotel. She was in town to perform at a concert “The River Jazz Festival 2015”. About Chatrium Hotels and Residences: Chatrium […]

Ankara (Turkey) – December 4, 2015 (travelindex) – Turkey is experiencing a boom in its hospitality sector with 75 new projects and 12,968 rooms currently in the pipeline, an all-time high for this European country. Having emerged from 2014 as the world’s sixth most visited tourist destination, Turkey has seen a massive growth in hotel […]

Riyadh (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) – December 3, 2015 (travelindex) – Following an eventful 3-day exhibition that had the show floor buzzing with activities, the 1st Saudi Hotel Technology Expo came to a successful close on December 2. The synergistic exhibition were presented by leading companies from Saudi Arabia and other international prominent companies including […]

Wahington DC (United States) – December 3, 2015 (travelindex) – President Obama Signs Law Enabling Commercial Exploration and Use of Space Resources. The U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act of 2015” (Space Act) was signed into law by President Barack Obama. Designed to facilitate and catalyze the U.S. commercial space industry, the bill also includes […]

Texas (United States) – December 3, 2015 (travelindex) – Blue Origin today announced that its New Shepard space vehicle successfully flew to space, reaching its planned test altitude of 329,839 feet (100.5 kilometers) before executing a historic landing back at the launch site in West Texas. Now safely tucked away at our launch site in […]

Olongapo (Philippines) – December 3, 2015 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts has unveiled a new midscale hotel in the Philippines. Located at Subic Bay, on the west coast of Luzon Island, approximately 100km north of Manila, the new Best Western Plus Hotel Subic becomes the first internationally-branded midscale hotel in the area. Set […]

London (United Kingdom) – December 3, 2015 (travelindex) – The Silk Road is one of the world’s most powerful brands and 2016 will see a hugely increased awareness of the route through both old and new media. Both BBC Travel and BBC4 will be showing Silk Road documentaries next year. And in addition to the […]

Albay (Philippines) – December 1, 2015 (travelindex) – Winners of the inaugural Tourism InSPIRE Awards attended a special awards dinner on Friday, November 27, 2015 in Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines hosted by the Tourism Promotions Board Philippines as part of the PATA New Tourism Frontiers Forum 2015. The awards were presented by Mr Mario Hardy, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 1, 2015 (travelindex) – At the recently concluded PATA New Tourism Frontiers Forum 2015 in Albay, the Philippines, a one-hour discussion panel shone a spotlight on ASEAN’s potential as a multi-country adventure travel destination with an emphasis on sustainability and the roads less traveled. An initiative of the ASEAN National Tourism […]

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) – November 30, 2015 (travelindex) – The First Saudi Hotel Technology Expo, has opened its doors to visitors on November 30 under the patronage of Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Held at at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center, the three-day exhibition will showcase various verticals of the hotel industry […]

Bali (Indonesia) – November 26, 2015 – (travelindex) – It’s that time of year again. Drinks flow freely, waistlines expand rapidly, and things get a bit nuts and fire-crackers. Everyone is asking, “What are you doing for Christmas?” and you’re feeling a little bit smug at the moment, because this time, your reply is: “I’ll […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 26, 2015 (travelindex) – Best Western International has confirmed the opening of its mid-scale BEST WESTERN hotel in the central Sukhumvit district of Bangkok, which is its seventh hotel in the city, making Best Western one of the biggest hotel groups in Bangkok – Asia’s most visited city. “Tourism in Bangkok […]

Geneva (Switzerland) – November 24, 2015 (travelindex) – The heads of major multinationals from Brazil, China, Europe, India and the United States are urging world leaders to reach an ambitious climate deal that they argue will generate jobs and growth across the world. In an open message, CEOs from 78 companies a cross-sectoral coalition facilitated […]

Bandung (Indonesia) – November 24, 2015 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts is making its debut in Indonesia’s third largest city, Bandung, with the launch of a brand new upscale hotel. Opening on December 1st, 2015, Best Western Premier La Grande Hotel Bandung is nestled in the heart of the city and combines the […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 24, 2015 (travelindex) – In keeping with the ASEAN spirit of tourism cooperation and National Blue Ocean Strategy, Malaysia officially launched the ‘ASEAN Tourism Packages’ today. The e-book contains multi-country packages and is available on the ASEAN website ( This is a collaborative effort among ASEAN National Tourism Organisations (ASEAN NTOs), […]

Nairobi (Kenya) – November 24, 2015 (travelindex) – Tobs Kenya Golf Safaris, Travel & Events, has been awarded with ‘Kenya’s best Inbound Golf Tour Operator 2015’ award at the 2nd Annual World Golf Awards 2015 at a glittering event held at Conrad Algarve, Portugal. It is a privilege to be recognised among the international leaders […]

Hua Hin (Thailand) – November 22, 2015 (travelindex) – The management and staff of Banyan The Resort Hua Hin represented by Sirirat Murphy (Ms.), General Manager, is pleased to announce that the resort has just been honored with the coveted prize of the ‘Best Golf Resort 2016’ by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 23, 2015 (travelindex) – Experience Thailand`s culture at the Ramada Plaza Bangkok Menam Riverside’s Loy Krathong Funfair On November 25, 2015. Join us, as the true charm of the festival of lights is revealed amidst the majestic Chao Phraya River. The celebration will start at 18:30 hrs. (6:30 PM) – a […]

St. George’s (Grenada) – November 19, 2015 (travelindex) – Grenada Sustainable Aquaculture (“GSA”) intends to scale offshore, deep water, hi-tech fish production in Grenada to 10,000 tons per annum of sashimi grade fish. The fish will be sold to regional resorts and the booming South American market as well as US distributors to capture part […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 19, 2015 (travelindex) – All the ASEAN NTO’s have come together to organise an ASEAN Adventure Travel session, titled ‘ASEAN for Adventure: Where Horizons Are Endless.’ The session will be a part of the forthcoming PATA New Tourism Frontier Forum (NTFF) to be held in Legazpi, Philippines, on the 27th November. […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 19, 2015 (travelindex) – The Chinese National Tourism Administration (CNTA) will once again show its key support towards ASEAN Tourism during the forthcoming China International Tourism Mart (CITM) to be held in Yunnan from 13-15 November 2015. ASEAN Tourism as well as its prime partner ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) will be working […]

Singapore – November 16,2016 (travelindex) – The Hotel Technology Conference (HotelTech) – Asia’s only dedicated platform for hotel CIOs, CTOs, Information Officers and E-commerce Directors – welcomed 25 speakers, more than 150 hoteliers and 1 world-renown robot in Singapore on October 22. Organized by international conference powerhouse Questex Hospitality Group, the conference brought hotel technology […]

Singapore – November 16, 2015 (travelindex) – The Hotel Management Singapore Summit (HMS Summit) welcomed more than 35 speakers and 150 delegates in Singapore on October 22. Organized by international conference powerhouse Questex Hospitality Group, the summit is a one-stop strategic platform geared towards senior hoteliers including CEOs, COOs, CFOs, VPs, GMs, Financial Controllers, and […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 16, 2015 (travelindex) – Iconsiam, an iconic new national landmark in Thailand and a symbol of national pride for the country in collaboration with Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) cordially invite both local and international travelers to celebrate one of the kingdom’s most impressive and popular annual events organized on the […]

Nairobi (Kenya) – November 16, 2015 (travelindex) – During the World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony held last Saturday the 7th of November at the Conrad in the Algarve in Portugal, Muthaiga Golf Club won the award as the best Golf Course in Kenya, The Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort the award as the […]