Global Travel News

  • TAT Launches Thais Always Care Communication Campaign
    Bangkok, Thailand, KJanuary 17, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / Sending out invitation to the world that Thailand and its people are always ready to welcome tourists with CARE, reflecting the kingdom’s renowned hospitality and warmth to visitors. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in collaboration with the Tourist Police Bureau, Grab ...
  • Andorra Opens Debate on Sustainability & Wellness in Mountain Destinations
    Encamp, Andorra, January 18, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / Sustainability and wellness will be two of the key elements of the debates at the 12th edition of the World Congress of Snow and Mountain Tourism, which this year includes, for the first time, the term wellness in its name, becoming the ...
  • UNWTO Launches Tool to Promote Collaboration Among Best Tourism Villages
    Madrid, Spain, January 20, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO has launched the world’s biggest digital hub for communities focused on rural tourism. The ‘TourismConnectsRural’ platform will boost collaboration across the Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO Network, connecting around 200 rural destinations in every global region. Empowering Village Connections TourismConnectsRural is designed to ...
  • International Tourism to Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels in 2024
    Madrid, Spain, January 19, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / Following a strong 2023, international tourism is well on track to return to pre-pandemic levels in 2024. According to the first UNWTO World Tourism Barometer of the year, international tourism ended 2023 at 88% of pre-pandemic levels, with an estimated 1.3 billion international ...
  • World Economic Forum Announces 2024 Crystal Award Winners
    Geneva, Switzerland, January 12, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / Architect and educator Diébédo Francis Kéré, Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme and Oscar-winning actor Michelle Yeoh, and producer, guitarist, composer and humanitarian Nile Rodgers are the recipients of the 30th annual Crystal Award, the World Economic Forum announced today. The ...
  • The Sukhothai Bangkok Empowers Nine Endangered Communities
    Bangkok, Thailand – January 11, 2024 – The Sukhothai Bangkok proudly announces its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility through the successful culmination of the “Bangkok Uncovered & Beyond” project, held on December 16-17, 2023. The hotel is delighted to share the news of extending support to nine endangered communities, marking ...
  • Jim Thompson Partners with Revested for of Upcycled Silk iPhone Cases
    Bangkok, January 10, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / Jim Thompson unveils exclusive upcycled silk iPhone cases in collaboration with Revested Milano – a marriage of Thai tradition and Italian innovation. This pioneering alliance brings forth a sustainable premium line, showcasing the legacy of Thai silk-making and Italian design Jim Thompson, the iconic ...
  • Retired Banyan Tree Holdings Executive Ravi Chandran Champions Positive Social Impact
    Phuket, Thailand, January 9, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / Having retired following 25 years with Banyan Tree Holdings, Ravi Chandran has never been busier. It is not exactly what was planned by the affable former chief executive of Laguna Phuket. But the explosion of growth post-Covid in the hospitality and real ...
  • UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili Meets Minister Jordi Hereu
    Madrid, Spain, January 16, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / The recovery of the global tourism sector in 2023 and the good prospects for 2024 were the focus of the meeting held today between the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization, Zurab Pololikashvili, and the Minister of Industry and Tourism of the ...
  • Vietjet Named Amongst World’s Safest Airlines
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, January 15, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Vietjet has been once again listed in the world’s safest airlines for 2024, the global airline safety and product rating website. In making its annual evaluation, AirlineRatings monitored 385 global airlines by considering the airlines’ incident records in recent ...
  • UNWTO in Brazil to Begin Work on First Regional Office for Americas
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 3, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO has continued to scale up its support for its Members across the Americas, with plans for a first Regional Office for the region advanced during an official visit to Brazil. Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili led the UNWTO delegation to Rio de ...
  • Winners of UNWTO Students League Grand Final Announced
    Madrid, Spain, January 2, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / The 2022-2023 UNWTO Students’ League concluded with a celebration of young tourism talent. The Grand Final of the flagship event for supporting students in tourism bought together high School and undergraduate students from Switzerland and Bosnia & Herzegovina. Tourism for rural development challenge The ...
  • Wynn Invites Impressive Line-Up of Guest Chefs to Macau
    Macau, Macao SAR, January 5, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / Wynn is starting the New Year by inviting an incredible line-up of five culinary artists for the “Celebrity Chef Pop-Up Kitchen at Wynn Macau” and Four-hand Collaboration dinners in January. 2020 MasterChef UK Finalist Sandy Tang will be the first to ...
  • Jim Thompson Farm Welcomes Guests to Embrace Essence of Isan Culture
    Pak Thong Chai, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, January 4, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / As the crisp breeze of winter envelops Thailand, Jim Thompson Farm extends a warm invitation to everyone to partake in the excitement of the annual Jim Thompson Farm Tour Marking nearly two decades of tradition, the ‘A Love ...
  • WTTC Hotel Sustainability Basics for a Sustainable 2024
    London, United Kingdom, January 8, 2024 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Hotel Sustainability Basics is set to end if first year on a high with more than 1,300 hotels verified, across more than 30 countries from around the world. The Hotel Sustainability Basics is an independent ...