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  • Asiatique Ancient Tea House Transports Guests Through the Rich History of Tea
    Bangkok, Thailand, December 21, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park is excited to announce the launch of Asiatique Ancient Tea House, an elegant Dim-Sum Restaurant and stylish cocktail lounge located at Asiatique The Riverfront. This vibrant waterside destination, situated along the picturesque banks of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya ...
  • UNWTO Completes Gastronomy Tourism Project for Ubud
    Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, December 26, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO has concluded the Gastronomy Tourism Project, designed to make Ubud, Indonesia, a global hub of sustainable gastronomy tourism. Within the framework of Indonesia’s annual Tourism National Coordinative Meeting, the project’s final report was presented to the Minister of Tourism and ...
  • UNWTO and AFCAC Partner around Air Connectivity in Africa
    Nairobi, Kenya, December 19, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO has strengthened its collaboration with the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) with the aim of improving connectivity and advancing seamless travel throughout the region. The new Memorandum of Understanding signed between UNWTO and AFCAC reflects the importance of boosting cooperation between tourism ...
  • Best Western Hotels Wins Mid-Range Hotel Brand Award
    Bangkok, Thailand, December 14, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / BWH Hotels, the dynamic global hospitality network comprising WorldHotels, Best Western Hotels & Resorts and SureStay Hotels, is celebrating another win after Best Western was honored with the “Mid-Range Hotel Brand Award” at the Lifestyle + Travel Awards 2023. This significant accolade was ...
  • Michelin Guide Thailand 2024 Shining New Stars
    Bangkok, Thailand, December 14, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / At the Michelin Guide Ceremony Thailand, Michelin has officially unveiled The Michelin Guide Thailand 2024 edition, revealing its much-awaited full restaurant selection, and celebrated the accomplishments of Thailand’s vibrant and dynamic culinary community. The newly released Guide features 447 establishments – with 7 ...
  • BWH Hotels Brings International Hospitality to Hat Yai
    Hat Yai, Thailand, December 15, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / BWH Hotels (BWH), the leading global hospitality network comprising WorldHotels, Best Western Hotels & Resorts and SureStay Hotels, has continued its rapid expansion in Thailand with the signing of Best Western Plus Patcharee Hat Yai, which will become the first internationally-branded ...
  • Tourism at COP28 Delivering on Climate Action Commitments
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 15, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO has brought together sector leaders at the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) to showcase the progress made in implementing the Glasgow Declaration for Climate Action on Tourism. In time for the world’s most important climate conference, the ...
  • Philanthropies Can Partner with Business to Close Climate Financing Gaps
    Geneva, Switzerland, December 14, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Climate finance was central to discussions at COP28 in Dubai and funding to reach net-zero and restore biodiversity is still falling short. New research highlights priorities for action and shows how partnerships between organizations from the philanthropy, private and public sectors can ...
  • Accor to Open Bold Array of New Hotels in 2024
    Paris, France, December 12, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Accor proudly introduces one of its most diverse annual line-ups of new hotel openings to date. Across all segments and categories, Accor is opening the doors to an impressive collection of exciting new hospitality options across its spectrum of 40+ hospitality brands ...
  • Mozambique PM Challenges Tourism Industry to Embrace Innovative Solutions
    Maputo, Mozambique, December 9, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Prime Minister Adriano Maleiane spearheaded the official opening ceremony of the 9th edition of the International Tourism Fair (FIKANI), emphasizing the crucial role of innovative solutions in fostering the development and sustainability of the tourism sector in the country. Maleiane underscored the ...
  • ADB Supports Environmental Improvements in Luang Prabang
    Luang Prabang, Lao PDR, December 8, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $35 million concessional loan and a $10 million grant for the Urban Environment Improvement Investment Project to help support sustainable, inclusive, and resilient urban development in Luang Prabang City in the Lao ...
  • A Season of Joy and Extravagance at The Sukhothai Bangkok
    Bangkok, Thailand, December 7, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / In the spirit of the holiday season, The Sukhothai Bangkok warmly welcomes you to partake in a memorable festive experience featuring enticing room packages, spa promotions, exquisite cuisine, delightful entertainment, and enchanting moments for the entire family. Accommodation: Christmas Escapade Celebrate the joy of the ...
  • Resilience and Growth: Elcia Grandcourt Insights on African Tourism
    Maputo, Mozambique, December 6, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / At the opening of the 9th FIKANI International Tourism Fair in Maputo, Elcia Grandcourt, UNWTO Regional Director for Africa, delivered a keynote speech addressing the current state and promising future of tourism on the continent. In her opening remarks, Mrs Grandcourt expressed immense ...
  • Royal Participation Highlights Final Day of 35th Phuket King’s Cup Regatta
    Phuket, Thailand, December 11, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Her Majesty Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalaksh sailed on Vayu THA 72 in the prestigious IRC Zero class in the final day of racing at the 35th Phuket King’s Cup regatta. Her presence indeed proved fortuitius as the TP52 won both races today in ...
  • First Movers Coalition to Create up to $20 Billion Value Chain for Sustainable Farming
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 1, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Economic Forum, with support from the Government of the United Arab Emirates, along with more than 20 corporate and research partners in the food sector, launched today the First Movers Coalition for Food. The initiative uses the combined ...