Global Travel News

Istanbul (Turkey) – December 6, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Sofitel Hotels and Resorts, a leading luxury brand within the Accor group, is pleased to announce the opening of its first hotel in Turkey, Sofitel Istanbul Taksim. The hotel officially opened in early November in Taksim Square, known as the heart of modern Istanbul, where both locals […]

Madrid (Spain) – December 05, 2019 (travelindex.com) – This COP25 side-event hosted by WTTC in partnership with UNFCCC focussed on the 2050 Climate Neutral ambitions of the Travel & Tourism industry. The event was opened by UNFCCC Executive Director Patricia Espinosa and WTTC President and CEO Gloria Guevara who called for increased Travel & Tourism […]

Berlin (Germany) – December 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) –The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments in Europe to seize the opportunity to create a sustainable aviation industry that protects the environment and increases connectivity opportunities for Europe’s citizens. The call came at the opening of Wings of Change Europe—a gathering of aviation stakeholders being […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – December 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The old adage goes ‘reach for the stars and you’ll land on the moon’; we believed in reaching for stellar summits and boldly going where no man has gone before… For the first time in history one singular vertical destination (and the only hotel in Thailand) is […]

Shanghai (China) – December 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) – In order to promote Chinese travel products to the world and help facilitate the Chinese tourism industry to grow bigger and stronger, ITB China, set to take place from 13-15 May 2020 in Shanghai, has announced to launch a dedicated China inbound travel segment for its upcoming edition. ITB China will thus […]

Phu Quoc Island (Vietnam) – December 3, 2019 (travelindex) – Best Western Hotels and Resorts is celebrating the successful conclusion of its 2019 Asia Members Meeting, which gathered delegates from all across Asia in Vietnam’s Phu Quoc Island for a full day of immersive meetings, discussions and networking opportunities. The theme of this year’s event, […]

Pattaya (Thailand) – December 2, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is welcomed high profile tourism professionals worldwide to the PATA Destination Marketing Forum at the Renaissance Pattaya Resort and Spa between 27 – 29 November, 2019. Organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), the event was held under the theme, […]

Mahebourg (Mauritius) – December 2, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Nestled on Le Chaland Beach along the south-eastern coast of Mauritius, the 164-room Anantara Iko Mauritius Resort & Villas is a tranquil hideaway, offering secluded luxury. Recently opened, the new resort offers something for everyone – foodies, beach lovers, culture and history buffs, nature enthusiasts and sporty […]

Muscat (Sultanate of Oman) – November 29, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Deepak Ohri, chief executive of lebua Hotels & Resorts, has been recognised with the prestigious title of World’s Leading Travel Personality by voters at the World Travel Awards. In a world of identical ideas, it takes one person to break the mold and disrupt a […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – November 28, 2019 (travelindex) – As the weather gets cooler, do you dream of escaping to an idyllic tropical island, lying on a sandy beach and soaking up the sun, as the warm sea gently laps against the shore? Your dreams could soon become a reality with Best Western Hotels & Resorts! […]