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Geneva, Switzerland, October 26, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Economic Forum announced today that Gim Huay Neo has been appointed to the organization’s Managing Board. “We are delighted to welcome Gim Huay Neo into our leadership team. Through her experience in sustainability in both the public and private sectors, she will ensure the Forum’s […]

London, United Kingdom, October 26, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / High testing costs and continued travel restrictions hinder accessibility of travel and create elitist system. With only 34% of world population fully vaccinated, immunisation inequality threatens economic recovery. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Ministry of Tourism of Saudi Arabia launched today an […]

Montréal, Québec, Canada, October 25, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO and the International Civil Aviation Organization have agreed to strengthen their partnership with the aim of supporting the safe restart of travel and tourism and accelerating the two sectors’ shift towards greater resilience and sustainability. Confirmed a week ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference […]

Bridgetown, Barbados, September 23, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The Caribbean’s Travel & Tourism sector is recovering at a faster rate than any other region in the world, with its contribution to GDP expected to rise more than 47% this year, compared to just 30.7% globally, reveals new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council […]

London, United Kingdom, September 22, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Tourism leaders from around the world will once again come together for the UNWTO, WTTC & WTM Ministers’ Summit at WTM London this November, to commit to investing in the sector’s sustainable future. The summit is the largest annual gathering of tourism ministers and will take […]

Valletta, Malta, October 21, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / SUNx Malta has today issued its second annual report on Climate Friendly Travel ahead of the Glasgow COP 26 Climate Summit. SUNx is an EU-based NGO established as a legacy for climate and sustainability trailblazer, Maurice Strong. The SUNx Report, which can be accessed at calls for […]

Baden-Baden, Germany, October 21, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Deutsche Hospitality and the Porsche Design Group are joining forces to present the Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels brand, an innovative hotel concept in the Luxury Lifestyle Segment. Steigenberger Porsche Design Hotels will bring together design, technology and lifestyle at the very highest level. The result will be […]

Shanghai, China, October 20, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Maldives was one of the first countries to open borders for international travellers last year amidst the pandemic. In 2021 they will be the Official Island Travel Partner for the upcoming ITB China, set to take place from 24 – 26 November as a physical event in […]

London, United Kingdom, October 20, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The Zero Carbon Forum, a non-competitive industry collaboration comprising some of the biggest brands in hospitality, has today launched the first-ever roadmap designed to provide the hospitality industry with guidance on the steps they can take to decarbonise their businesses and set net zero strategies. The […]