Koh Lanta (Thailand) – February 5, 2020 (travelindex.com) – Eco-tourism Recreation Koh Lanta has reopened its gates as Following Giants, a truly elephant-friendly venue. In partnership with leading animal welfare charity, World Animal Protection, Following Giants is now offering a better life for elephants and a genuine, ethical elephant experience for visitors. Here visitors spend […]

Madrid (Spain) – February 3, 2020 (travelindex.com) – His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain joined the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for a special gala dinner in Madrid last night, further strengthening the support and commitment of Spain to sustainable tourism development. Held to mark the 40th anniversary of FITUR, one of the world’s leading […]

Cam Ranh ( Vietnam) – February 3, 2020 (travelindex.com) – The latest addition to Mövenpick’s collection of contemporary hotels and resorts has arrived with the launch of Mövenpick Resort Cam Ranh, located along Bai Dai Beach in the central Vietnamese province of Khanh Hoa. Book your hotel on Cam-Ranh-Beaches, Vietnam and around the world in […]

Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – February 1, 2020 (travelindex.com) – As we end January of 2020 the time is opportune to reflect on air access for Seychelles and the needed drive for visibility for tourism destinations. On the airline front their are more questions than answers and the ball lies squarely in the Seychelles court to […]

Vung Tau ( Vietnam) – February 1, 2020 (travelindex.com) – Nestled on the beachfront of Nghinh Phong Cape in southern Vietnam’s Bien Hoa Province, Mercure Vung Tau Resort offers the perfect weekend getaway with its breathtaking scenery and charming landscape. Boasting 80 guestrooms, the seaside resort offers a choice of room categories including family suites, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 31, 2020 (travelindex.com ) – Innovation, Concept, Profit, a potent combination that ensures the success of a restaurant; there is no better at it than lebua Hotels & Resorts, and its forward-thinking CEO Deepak Ohri. Forever trailblazing, the launching of Sirocco – an alfresco Mediterranean dining establishment, then the floating day […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 30, 2020 (travelindex.com) – Avani Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of Avani Ao Nang Cliff Krabi Resort. The opening marks the brands first entry into Thailand’s resort town of Krabi, which will be followed with the opening of Avani+ Koh Lanta Resort later in the year. Centrally located, Avani Ao […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 28, 2020 (travelindex.com) – With close to 1,000 submissions and a total of 340 hours of playtime, the Asia Destination Film Awards received much attention from international filmmakers, tourism boards, travel companies, and content creators. Thirty-four finalists in the categories Tourism Boards, Travel Industry, Filmmakers, User-generated Content, and Sustainable Travel were […]

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (Malaysia) – January 29, 2020 (travelindex.com) – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has gathered a diverse line-up of international experts at the forefront of the adventure travel industry to explore the nuances, trends and dynamics of one of the fastest-growing tourism sectors at the upcoming PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart […]

Papeete, Tahiti (French Polynesia) – January 27, 2020 (travelindex.com) – 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 (travelindex.com) – 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 (travelindex.com) – 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 (travelindex.com) – 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. […]

Madrid (Spain) – January 22, 2020 (travelindex.com) – 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 (travelindex.com) – 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 (travelindex.com) – 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 […]

New York City, New York (United States) – January 17, 2020 (travelindex.com) – 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 […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 16, 2020 (travelindex.com) – 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 […]

Mumbai (India) – January 15, 2020 (travelindex.com) – 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 (travelindex.com) – 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 14, 2020 (travelindex.com) – 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 (travelindex.com) –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 […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – January 13, 2020 (travelindex.com) – 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 (travelindex.com) – 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 8, 2020 (travelindex.com) – 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 (travelindex.com) – 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 3, 2020 (travelindex.com) – 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 […]