Global Travel News

  • Accor Hotels Introduces Handwritten Collection
    Paris, France, January 26, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / The new brand launches with an immediate footprint of 12 committed hotels around the world; properties will connect guests with the charm, character, and warmth of their hoteliers. Accor Hotels announced an exciting new addition to the Group’s unparalleled network of brands: ...
  • Hop Into the Year and Enjoy 35% Off in Asia with Best Western
    Bangkok, January 25, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Best Western Hotels and Resorts is inviting the world’s travelers to start 2023 in style and hop into the “Year of the Rabbit” with a seven-day flash sale this January. For seven days only, guests can enjoy 35% off their inspiring Asian vacation! Travelers ...
  • Strong Representation from Saudi Arabia Expected at Arabian Travel Market 2023
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 25, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Saudi Arabia registered more international arrivals than any other Arab nation during the first nine months of 2022, as government officials target 100 million annual visitors by the end of this decade. Owing to these unprecedented numbers, the Kingdom’s burgeoning ...
  • Málaga Selected Global Headquarters for the Future of Tourism Coalition
    Malaga, Spain, January 24, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Málaga will become the seat of the first ever Future of Tourism Coalition (FoTC) global headquarters and will act as the FoTC’s European hub, following a multi-year agreement announced today. The Coalition of six global tourism NGOs, which formed in 2020 during the ...
  • WTTC Paris is World’s Most Powerful City Destination
    London, United Kingdom, January 23, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / New research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) reveals French capital Paris as the world’s most powerful city destination but predicts it will be overtaken by Beijing by 2032. The report, sponsored by Visa and researched in partnership with Oxford ...
  • Accor and Ennismore Accelerate Expansion Across Southeast Asia
    Bangkok, Thailand, January 23, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Accor and Ennismore will expand their portfolio with a series of key hotel and resort openings all across Southeast Asia in the year ahead. With close to 30 confirmed new properties under ten distinct brands in nine countries, 2023 marks an important ...
  • At FITUR 2023 UNWTO Served as Bridge Between Public and Private Leaders
    Madrid, Spain, January 21, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / At FITUR 2023, UNWTO served as the bridge between public and private leaders to advance plans to build a more diverse, resilient and sustainable tourism sector. With the latest UNWTO data pointing to a return to pre-pandemic arrival levels in some world regions in 2023, Secretary-General ...
  • Best Western Hotels Brings Surestay Studio to the Philippines
    Angeles City, Philippines, January 20, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Best Western Hotels and Resorts has expanded its presence in the Philippines with the launch of SureStay Studio by Best Western Clarkview – the first SureStay Studio property in the country. A modern midscale hotel, SureStay Studio by Best Western Clarkview introduces ...
  • ITB China Announces Comeback as In-Person Event
    Shanghai, China, January 20, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / ITB China, the leading B2B exclusive travel trade show focusing on the Chinese travel market, announces its comeback as a live event. The show will once more bring together top-level buyers from China – the world’s biggest source market for international travel, ...
  • Thailand Tourism Forum Pushes Innovation Centre Stage
    Bangkok, Thailand, January 17, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / As Thailand’s tourism industry powers its way into an accelerated period of recovery, with international arrivals pouring in and China poised to create the next big wave, what’s the ensuing step for the Kingdom? The world has changed over the last three ...
  • Bintan Resorts Launch New Weekday Deals
    Bintan Island, Riau Islands, Indonesia, January 18, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Bintan Resorts, along with Bintan Resort Ferries and participating resorts in Bintan, have launched a new promotion for travellers to Bintan called Let’s Go Bintan – Great Weekday Deals. Participating resorts and partners include ANMON, Cassia Bintan, Doulos Phos The ...
  • Tourism to Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels in Some Regions
    Madrid, Spain, January 19, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / After stronger than expected recovery in 2022, this year could see international tourist arrivals return to pre-pandemic levels in Europe and the Middle East. Tourists are nonetheless expected to increasingly seek value for money and travel closer to home in response to ...
  • Andaz Debuts in Thailand With Opening of Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach
    Jomtien, Pattaya, Thailand, January 16, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / The lush and tropical beachfront retreat offers well-traveled explorers and families a welcoming, invigorating destination to reconnect with nature and discover authentic Thai culture. Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the opening of Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach, marking the debut of the Andaz ...
  • UNWTO Launches Online Gender Equality Training Course
    Berlin, Germany, January 14, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO, in collaboration with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and UN Women has launched a free online training course focused on gender equality within the tourism sector. The course, which is available ...
  • Saimaa Officially Awarded European Region of Gastronomy 2024
    Saimaa, Finland, January 13, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Saimaa region in Finland has been officially awarded the title of European Region of Gastronomy 2024 by the International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Arts and Tourism (IGCAT) for their commitment to sustainably protect and promote local food and cultural uniqueness. The award ceremony ...