Global Travel News

Borneo, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, September 23, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Everland llc, the agency exclusively representing InfiniteEARTH’s Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve in Borneo, is pleased to announce that Rimba Raya is the world’s first forest conservation project to independently verify its contributions to environment, biodiversity and social SDGs under the newly created Sustainable Development Verified […]

Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 22, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The 2020 edition of World Tourism Day will celebrate the unique role that tourism plays in providing opportunities outside of big cities and preserving cultural and natural heritage all around the world. Celebrated on 27 September with the theme of “Tourism and Rural Development”, this year’s […]

New York, USA, September 23, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Economic Forum today released a set of universal environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics and disclosures to measure stakeholder capitalism that companies can report on regardless of their industry or region. Organized around the pillars of principles of governance, planet, people and prosperity, the […]

Madrid, Spain, September 17, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / International tourist arrivals plunged 93% in June when compared to 2019, with the latest data from the World Tourism Organization showing the severe impact COVID-19 has had on the sector. According to the new issue of the World Tourism Barometer from the United Nations specialized agency, international […]

New York, NY, USA, September 17, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will virtually convene members of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network — leaders from business, government, and civil society – to drive action on resilience efforts in the Caribbean. The Action Network’s efforts started in 2018 in direct […]

Geneva, Switzerland, September 16, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Economic Forum announced today the co-chairs of the annual Sustainable Development Impact Summit The summit’s fourth year comes at a time unlike any other. The COVID-19 pandemic has paralysed economic activity, forcing many to realize that the health of the planet is tied to our […]

Madrid, Spain, September 15, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / As restrictions on travel begin to ease globally, destinations around the world are focusing on growing domestic tourism, with many offering incentives to encourage people to explore their own countries. According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with domestic tourism set to return faster than international travel, […]

London, United Kingdom, September 21, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce that in just three short months, 100 destinations are now using its ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, with the Philippines becoming the official 100th destination. WTTC, which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, made history […]

New York, NY, United States, September 19, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council presents its first in a series of Travel & Tourism focused virtual events next week, kicking off with “One Voice – Accelerating the Sustainability Agenda” in the context of Climate Week NY. Last year, during the same week […]

Malaga, Spain, September 18, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The Pandemic hit the travel and tourism industry the hardest around the globe. During this most difficult time, Skål International has been able to work on successful retention with its 350 Clubs in over 100 countries, recruit new members and even launch new clubs. ‘The Pandemic has […]