Global Travel News

Vienna, Austria, May 6, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The City of Vienna is providing the Vienna Tourist Board and its Vienna Convention Bureau with an additional €4 million to support national and international organisers of meetings held in the city, from 1 May 2021 to 31 December 2023, paving the way for the sector’s growth […]

Houston, Texas, United States, May 6, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / SpaceFund venture capital firm announced today that it is spinning off a new aerospace strategic consulting company to serve growing government, corporate, and investment industry demand for advice and informed diligence. The new firm, SpaceFund Intelligence (SFI) builds on the skills and team already assembled […]

Aix-en-Provence, France, May 6, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Camille Chevalier has become a Sustainable Golf Champion – partnering with the non-profit GEO Foundation to help support the group’s mission to advance sustainability in and through golf. 2017 Ladies European Tour Rookie of the Year partners with GEO Foundation to help raise awareness and encourage action […]

Rome, Italy, May 5, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO has served as tourism’s global voice as the Tourism Ministers of the G20 nations met to devise a way forward for an inclusive, resilient, and sustainable recovery for the sector. Upon assuming Presidency of the G20, Italy has drawn on UNWTO data to highlight the impact […]

Rome, Italy, May 5, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Gloria Guevara, President & CEO of World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) gave an opening keynote speech at the G20 Tourism Ministers Meeting today, as Ministers gathered to discuss the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism. WTTC shared that this unprecedented crisis has had a […]

Bangkok, May 5, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / During its 70th Annual General Meeting held online on Thursday, April 29, 2021, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) presented PATA Life Membership to Scott Supernaw in recognition for his contribution to the responsible development of travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region. PATA Life Membership is […]

Tokyo, Japan, May 5, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has launched a new Insider Guide to Japan, celebrating the country’s many traditions, innovations, natural wonders, and off-the-beaten-track adventures. JNTO’s “Experiences in Japan,” is a website that showcases activities based on Seven Passions (nature, outdoors, tradition, cuisine, relaxation, art and cities). This […]

Bangkok, Thailand, May 4, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to welcome Expedia Group as its newest corporate member. “As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the world to adapt and evolve, technological innovations will continue to be a key driver in the recovery of the travel and tourism industry […]

Geneva, Switzerland, May 3, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / A new World Economic Forum/IPSOS survey found three in four people support COVID-19 vaccine certificates for travelers entering their country. Two in three think these certificates would also be effective in making large events safe and expect they will be widely used. Arnaud Bernaert, Head of Health […]

Sydney, Australia, May 2, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Two tourism bodies have signed an agreement to put culture, heritage and communities at the forefront of the post-Covid travel recovery. The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH), based in Sydney, with offices in Europe, and the Culture Heritage Economic Alliance (CHEA), headquartered in Washington […]