Global Travel News

Madrid (Spain) – October 18, 2019 ( – The EBRD and the UNWTO are joining forces to strengthen sustainable and inclusive tourism as a tool for achieving growth and development. Under an MoU, signed by EBRD President Suma Chakrabarti and UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili at the UNWTO Headquarters in Madrid, the two institutions pledge to […]

Macao (Macao SAR) – October 18, 2019 ( – The 8th edition of Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF or the Forum), under the theme of “Tourism and Leisure: Roadmap to a Beautiful Life”, puts Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Beautiful Life concept at the core of its discussion on the global tourism economy, showing that as […]

Singapore (Singapore) – October 17, 2019 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels & Resorts is celebrating once again, after it was named as the “Best Midscale Hotel Chain” in the Travel Weekly Asia 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards. This latest victory means that Best Western has now won this title for five years in a row! The […]

Shanghai (China) – October 16, 2019 ( – Riding on the success of three years, ITB China, the largest B2B exclusive travel trade show in China, is pleased to announce its milestone partnership with China’s leading e-commerce platform for lifestyle services Meituan. The company operates well-known mobile apps in China, offering over 200 service categories. It has been developing in the […]

Macao (Macao SAR) – October 15, 2019 ( – The Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF or the Forum) was unveiled with an opening ceremony today. Centered on the concept of “Beautiful Life” raised by President Xi Jinping, the Forum is leading forward-thinking discussions on the global tourism economy under the theme “Tourism and Leisure: Roadmap to […]

Mexico City (Mexico) – October 16, 2019 ( – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published the first systematic overview of how both national governments and local authorities are addressing and managing new business models in the accommodation industry. The so-called “sharing economy” has experienced significant growth over recent years and is poised to outpace […]

Macao (Macao SAR) – October 16, 2019 ( – The 8th edition of the Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF or the Forum) concluded with success after carrying out a fruitful program of discussion panels, special interviews, business matching, destination presentations, exhibitions and more. A closing ceremony was held at MGM Cotai. Vice-Chairman of the National […]

Macao (Macao SAR) – October 15, 2019 ( – The growing sports tourism sector has taken center stage at the Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macau, SAR with the first ‘SPORTSTECH’ edition of the World Tourism Organization’s Tourism Tech Adventures initiative celebrating the most disruptive ideas and innovators from around the world. As the World […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – October 14, 2019 ( – Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel is delighted to announce the opening of a Truefitt & Hill barbershop at its exclusive address on Rajadamri Road in the heart of one of the world’s most enigmatic capital cities. Established in 1805, Truefitt & Hill is the oldest barbershop in the […]

New York City, New York (USA) – October 14, 2019 ( – The World Economic Forum today announces the launch of UpLink, a new, open-source digital platform to foster mass participation from entrepreneurs, community groups and other interested parties or individuals to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. UpLink is the product of a one-year […]