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Bangkok, Thailand, May 12, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Over 1,000 Women Expected at Foremost Business and Economic Forum for Women Globally. Bangkok has been chosen to host a major international gathering of women leaders from October 8-10, 2020. With a reputation as the foremost international business/economic forum for women, the Global Summit of Women will […]

Madrid, Spain, May 11, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today designated Spanish football legend and World Cup winner Iker Casillas as Special Ambassador for Responsible Tourism. In a virtual ceremony, the goalkeeper pledged to promote the universal benefits of tourism. During the ceremony, which was held by videoconference, the Secretary-General of […]

Frankfurt/Main, Germany, May 11, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Many people are dependent on flying for important reasons, even during the coronavirus crisis. Initially, travellers simply wanted to go back home. Now people ma‍y have to take a flight for personal or professional reasons. Although demand is currently very low on all routes, it is important […]

Basel, Switzerland, May 10, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The MCH Group and representatives of the exhibitors at Baselworld have reached agreement on the settlement for the cancelled Baselworld 2020. In collaboration with the Swiss Exhibitors’ Committee, an amicable solution has been drawn up, unanimously approved by the Comité Consultatif and also supported by industry associations. […]

Bangkok, Thailand, May 8, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Preparing the events industry for a future after COVID-19 PouchNation collects events industry insights and evaluates the outcome during the first episode of a series of webinars. PouchNation, a leader in digitising mass participation events and venues through the use of NFC technology, launched a series of […]

Madrid, Spain, May 8, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The top solutions for accelerating the recovery of tourism have been celebrated in the ‘Healing Solutions for Tourism’ Challenge. Launched by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO) and with the aim of identifying start-ups with ready-to-implement ideas for mitigating […]

Madrid, Spain, May 7, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a 22% fall in international tourist arrivals during the first quarter of 2020, the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) shows. According to the United Nations specialized agency, the crisis could lead to an annual decline of between 60% and […]

Rockville, Maryland, United States, May 7, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Enhances best practice guidance for cleaning, disinfecting, hygiene and social distancing to help protect the health and safety of guests, franchisees and their employees amid COVID-19 pandemic. Building on the existing dedication to cleanliness at its nearly 6,000 franchised hotels in the United States, Choice […]