Global Travel News

  • Addressing Plastic Pollution in Tourism Through Sustainable Procurement
    Paris, France, December 20, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / This guidance, developed within the framework of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, focuses on the procurement of plastic items and packaging (and its alternatives) in the tourism sector and aims to provide practical support for procurement practitioners within the range and global ...
  • Times Square of Asia at Central World Bangkok Countdown 2023
    Bangkok, Thailand, December 20, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Central Pattana, Thailand’s no.1 real estate developer and operator of 38 Central shopping centers nationwide is joining hands with the Tourism Authority of Thailand to launch ‘Central World Bangkok Countdown 2023’ at Central World, aka the Times Square of Asia in the ...
  • Accor List of Top 2023 Hotel Openings
    Paris, France, December 16, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / As buzz and anticipation builds around 2023 travel planning, Accor is pleased to reveal a short list of highly anticipated properties to open next year. From city breaks to beach getaways, from eco-minded or budget-friendly hotels to ultra-luxurious hideaways, these are the ...
  • Six Ways to Improve Your Life at InterContinental Danang
    Danang, Vietnam, December 19, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The New Year is the perfect time to embark on a new era of healthy, active living. To help, the wellness and culinary experts at InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, the five-star resort in Central Vietnam, have shared their top tips and ...
  • WTTC Announce Collaboration with UNWTO and Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
    Montreal, Canada, Decmber 15, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Travel & Tourism sector commits to vision to halt and reverse biodiversity loss by 2030. During COP15 in Montreal today, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance (the Alliance) announced a ...
  • Thailand International Boat Show Drives Phuket as World-Class Yachting Destination
    Phuket, Thailand, December 15, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The 2023 Thailand International Boat Show is set to put the world on notice that Phuket is back. Symbolising the resurgence of Phuket as a world-class marine leisure destination, the event will be held 12-15 January 2023 at Royal Phuket Marina and ...
  • New Urban Resort and Hospitality Company Launched in Vietnam
    Hoi An, Vietnam, December 14, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The Wafaifo Resort, a five-minute walk from Hoi An ancient town in central Vietnam, will be the first project for the ambitious hospitality consultancy firm. A new international hospitality brand and hotel called Wafaifo has been launched in central Vietnam. The ...
  • Setting Tourism Recovery on a More Ethical Path
    Madrid, Spain, December 14, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Committee on Tourism Ethics (WCTE) has met to advance the fair and responsible recovery of the sector. Meeting in Madrid and guided by the principles of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, the Committee explored the main topics of its ...
  • China Southern Airlines Renews global Distribution Agreement with Sabre
    Guangdong, China, December 13, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / China’s largest airline strengthens valued relationship with Sabre to continue distributing offers and fares to agents through Sabre’s extensive travel marketplace. Sabre Corporation announced the renewal of a global distribution agreement with China Southern Airlines as the carrier ramps up overseas routes. The ...
  • AWC and Accor Sign First Strategic Multiple-Property Framework Agreement
    Bangkok, Thailand, December 12, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Global hospitality leader, Accor, has signed its first multiple-property framework agreement with Asset World Corporation (AWC), Thailand’s leading integrated lifestyle real-estate group. The Framework Agreement with AWC signals Accor’s continued rapid expansion across Thailand, a strategic market which continues to shine on ...
  • Fickle Winds Limit the 34th Phuket King’s Cup on Day Four
    Phuket, Thailand, December 10, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Heavy waves on Kata Beach hampered crews’ ability to reach their boats today, so the Phuket King’s Cup race committee delayed the start of racing for just over an hour. But the wind gods didn’t want to come out to play today. ...
  • Action-Packed Winter Break at Phuket Marriott Resort
    Phuket, Thailand, December 9, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach is gearing up for an action-packed winter break with a full calendar of fun-filled guest experiences, exciting culinary events and sparkling parties this December. • Discover Phuket’s and the World’s Best Luxury Hotels with Prestigious ...
  • HolidayCheck and The Trip Boutique Partner to Offer Hyper-Personalized Itineraries
    Zurich, Switzerland, December 8, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / HolidayCheck Premium members can now request free personalized travel itineraries created by The Trip Boutique. This partnership marks an important milestone for the expansion of The Trip Boutique’s B2B travel-as-a-service offering and underscores HolidayCheck’s commitment to innovation and customer orientation. HolidayCheck, the leading ...
  • UNWTO and Madrid Host Experts Meeting Cultural Tourism Management
    Madrid, Spain, December 7, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO and the Comunidad de Madrid have reunited 18 experts from all around the world to share ideas, debate and explore the challenges and trends of cultural tourism. The meeting focused on the strategic management of cultural resources for the destinations, including the ...
  • Airlines Cut Losses Expect Return to Profit in 2023
    Geneva, Switzerland, December 6, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects a return to profitability for the global airline industry in 2023 as airlines continue to cut losses stemming from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic to their business in 2022. – In 2023, airlines are expected ...