Switzerland Celebrates Swiss National Day
Grütli, Seelisberg, Uri, Switzerland. August 1, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Founding of the Swiss Confederation in 1291 Since 1891, the first of August has been celebrated as Swiss National Day. The date refers to a historic alliance concluded in 1291 by th ..
WTTC launches Insurance Guidelines for Travel and Tourism
London, Great Britain, August 1, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled its Insurance Guidelines to rebuild global consumer confidence to help encourage the return of travelling. The guidelines are designed to ..
UNWTO Counts Cost of Standstill, COVID-19 Impact Clear
Madrid, Spain, August 3, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The enormous toll of COVID-19 on international tourism has now become clear, with World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) data showing the cost up to May was already three times that of the 2009 Global Economi ..
Germans Want to Travel Abroad Despite Coronavirus Pandemic
Berlin, Germany, July 29, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / ITB Berlin is to publish a special study by IPK on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on international travel behaviour – Germans’ interest in travel abroad remains high despite no vaccine being availab ..
Future Tourism App You Won’t Want to Leave Home Without
Geneva, Switzerland, July 25, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / WISeKey International Holding Ltd. (WISeKey), a leading global cybersecurity and IoT company, today announced the launch of WISeTravel, a free app for travelers. The world is facing a new normal. The ..
Costa Rica CST Standard is a GSTC-Recognized Standard
San José, Costa Rica, July 27, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST) Standard 2.0 for Lodging and Tour Operators in Costa Rica has achieved the ‘ ..