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Macao, Macao SAR, November 25, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The Macao Special Administrative Region Government launched the “Tour Macao Carnival” early this month to spotlight Macao as a safe destination, weaving together the Macau Grand Prix, Macau Food Festival and other activities for tourism promotion. The Macau Grand Prix kicked off yesterday. On the race […]

Geneva, Switzerland, November 24, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated vulnerabilities in food systems – highlighting the insecurity of rural livelihoods, the tragedy of food waste, and stark inequities in access to healthy food. As the global population races to 10 billion, more needs to be done to feed the planet while […]

London, United Kingdom, November 24 / TRAVELINDEX / The UK government’s latest move that will slash the travel quarantine lockdown if passengers test negative on the fifth day, will provide a much-needed economic boost and is a step towards reviving international travel, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). WTTC, which represents the global […]

Brasilia, Brazil, November 23, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has reaffirmed his commitment to working closely with the Government of Brazil to help the country’s tourism sector recover and become a key driver of sustainable development. The statement of support came as Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili led a UNWTO […]

Madrid, Spain, November 20, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Ambassadors to Spain from the region of Europe gathered today for a high-level meeting with the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The virtual meeting with Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili focused on the timely and responsible restart of tourism across the continent. Ambassadors act as a bridge […]

Geneva, Switzerland, November 20, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Economic Forum announced today that 36 cities across 22 countries and six continents have agreed to pioneer a new roadmap for safely adopting new technology as part of the G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance. Cities are facing urgent challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic and other […]

Cancun, Mexico, November 19, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The first major conference in the “new normal” of the COVID-19 world will take place in Cancun, Mexico on 23-25 March 2021, hosted by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). Cancun in Mexico to host 2021’s world’s first physical/virtual hybrid summit. The world’s leading Travel & […]

Mumbai, India, November 19, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Due to the ongoing travel restrictions and the circumstances around the current pandemic situation, ITB India organiser has decided to hold the inaugural ITB India 2021 as an entirely virtual event, set to take place from 7 – 9 April 2021. The new event format provides exhibitors […]

Madrid, Spain, November 19, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Sommet Education launched the Hospitality Challenge. This was designed to identify ideas and individuals capable of accelerating the recovery of the tourism sector in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative has received almost 600 applications from all around the […]

London, United Kingdom, November 18, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO, said: “The opening of an ‘air corridor’ between the UK and the UAE is great news not only for British holidaymakers, but also for the struggling UK Travel & Tourism sector. “The UAE is a major winter sun hot spot […]