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Bangkok, Thailand, July 9, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is collaborating with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to expand its Crisis Resource Center (CRC) to provide further aid in the rapid, robust and responsible renewal of the Asia Pacific travel and tourism industry. “Timely, accurate, and useful information is the […]

Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia, July 9, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Raffles Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce its 15th Raffles Hotel in the world, with the launch of the lavish Raffles Bali, which offers unparalleled views over the Indian Ocean and the famous Jimbaran Bay sunsets. With just 32 private pool villas, Raffles Bali epitomises […]

London, United Kingdom, July 9, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO said: “Thousands of tourism businesses large and small across the country will be breathing a collective sigh of relief now that the Chancellor has announced a VAT holiday of 15% for the hospitality industry from next Wednesday. “WTTC warmly welcomes […]

Bangkok, Thailand, July 8, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Publisher of the Thailand hospitality portal, Hotelintel, have acquired the Australian-based eGlobal Travel publication along with Destination Thailand from Stephen Morton’s Global Travel Media Company. The acquisitions will create a formidable travel industry publishing group positioned to take advantage of the international tourism growth expected after the […]

London, United Kingdom, July 7, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), together with the world’s largest cruise company, Carnival Corporation Plc, will host the WTTC/Carnival Corporation Global Science Summit on COVID-19. Set for July 23, this will be a virtual scientific summit focused on COVID-19 and the ‘new normal’. Taking […]

Rome, Italy, July 6, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has appointed two new Special Ambassadors as it leads the restart of the sector across Europe. On the occasion of a visit of the Secretary-General to Italy, the first official delegation to travel since the closure of borders in response to COVID-19, […]

Bangkok, Thailand, July 7, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office is announcing the 18 Finalists of the Experience Mekong Showcases 2020. 4,200 eligible votes determined three Experience Mekong Collection members from each of the six member countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion for the next round of voting for this prestigious recognition. […]

Madrid, Spain, July 8, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Over the past month, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) was able to hold virtually meetings of its five Regional Commissions to share responses to the challenge of COVID-19 and their plans for the restart of tourism in the wake of the pandemic. For the first time ever, […]

Bangkok, Thailand, July 7, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / by Mewati Sitaram – Charity begins at home and it is the motto of Lebua Group. On 3rd July, 2020, when the hotel announced its reopening post lockdown, it got completely sold out within no time. There was a phenomenal response from the guests. All four restaurants […]

Bangkok, Thailand, July 6, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Bringing back premium Japanese dining experience to Bangkok’s downtown, Anantara Siam Bangkok invites the connoisseurs of fine Japanese gastronomy back to Shintaro. Reopening with a selection of rare dishes, sushi rolls and homemade noodles, Shintaro tempts with an authentic menu and an impressive beverage list. Take your […]