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  • TourCert Set of Criteria for Destinations as GSTC-Recognized Standard
    Stuttgart, Germany, October 28, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the TourCert Set of Criteria for Destinations has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized Standard’ status. The TourCert standard for destinations was established in 2014. All criteria catalogues of TourCert are based on the international ...
  • JKN Global Group Acquires Miss Universe Organization from IMG
    Bangkok, Thailand, October 27, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / JKN, a Thai-owned media and content conglomerate, today announced the acquisition of The Miss Universe Organization from IMG. The Miss Universe Organization is an international, inclusive organization that celebrates women of all backgrounds, cultures, and traditions, and exists to advocate for a ...
  • Radisson Hotel Group Launches New Radisson Rewards Loyalty Program
    Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States, October 26, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX Radisson Hotel Group has today announced its new Radisson Rewards loyalty program which will open doors for guests to enjoy valuable and exclusive benefits faster, with VIP members advancing to the highest tier twice as fast as before. Benefits can be ...
  • Record Number of Meetings at ITB Asia, MICE Show Asia and Travel Tech Asia 2022
    Singapore, Singapore, October 25, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The 15th edition of ITB Asia, Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, came to a successful close today with over 27,000 business appointments and meetings recorded. The success of the first face-to-face ITB Asia since the beginning of the pandemic signals returning confidence ...
  • Unveiling the New Face of Anantara Chiang Mai Resort
    Chiang Mai, Thailand, October 24, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Anantara Chiang Mai Resort welcomes back travellers from around the world with renovated accommodations and exciting new dining experiences in a prime riverfront setting. With COVID-19 waning, travel to Thailand now back to normal, and Chiang Mai ready to celebrate life once ...
  • Best Western Named “Best Midscale Hotel Chain” for Eighth Straight Year
    Bangkok, Thailand, October 22, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Best Western Hotels and Resorts was celebrated as the “Best Midscale Hotel Chain – Asia Pacific” at the Travel Weekly Asia Readers’ Choice Awards, solidifying the company’s position as an industry-leading global hospitality brand. This marks the eighth consecutive year that the ...
  • Great Wall Motor at Paris Motor Show Accelerates Entry into Europe
    Paris, France, October 22, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Great Wall Motor (GWM) is continuing to establish its leadership in premium and innovative xEVs in Europe at the Paris Motor Show 2022, where it is showcasing to an international audience the all-electric models Funky Cat, Funky Cat GT and The Next ...
  • Accor to Open Grand Mercure Phu Quoc with Meyland
    Phu Quoc, Vietnam, October 21, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Accor further expands its portfolio in Southeast Asia with the signing of Grand Mercure Hotel in Phu Quoc, Vietnam. In partnership with Meyland, the premium hotel will feature 200 keys, offering extensive leisure and convention facilities with a bold and multi-sensory ...
  • The 16th Thailand Retail, Food and Hospitality Services Opens in Bangkok
    Bangkok, Thailand, October 20, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Thailand Retail, Food & Hospitality Services 2022 trade show opened today in Bangkok. In its 16th edition, TRAFS serves as the most effective face to face platform between sellers and buyers, to meet new potentials, to launch new products and services to ...
  • Mekong Tourism Forum 2022 Focused on Rebuilding a More Resilient Tourism Industry
    Hoi An, Viet Nam, October 18, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / After two years of disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mekong Tourism Forum returned as a physical event in 2022. It was be held in Quang Nam Province, home to Hoi An ancient town in central Viet Nam, on ...
  • ITB Asia Returns as Asia’s Largest Travel Trade Show
    Singapore, Singapore, October 20, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / ITB Asia, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, now in its 15th year, gracefully opened today at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Co-located with MICE Show Asia and Travel Tech Asia, the 3-in-1 show will run as an ...
  • PATA Appoints Award-Winning Photographer Scott A. Woodward as Visual Ambassador
    Bangkok, Thailand, October 20, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the appointment of multi-award-winning photographer Scott A. Woodward as its Ambassador for Visual Storytelling through Photography. “Scott Woodward’s photography work is both engaging and inspiring,” said PATA CEO Liz Ortiguera. “Beyond his stunning ...
  • SOCOTEC Certification International Announced as GSTC-Recognized Standard
    Paris, France, October 20, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The Global Sustainable Tourism Council is pleased to announce that SOCOTEC Certification International, the Certification-specialized subsidiary of the SOCOTEC group, has achieved the ‘GSTC-Recognized Standard’ status for its Sustainability Management System for Hotels. The Sustainability Management System provided by SOCOTEC Certification International helps ...
  • Speakers Announced for WTTC Global Summit in Saudi Arabia
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 19, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) unveils its first round of confirmed speakers for its upcoming Global Summit to be hosted by Saudi Arabia, which includes leaders from some of the world’s largest Travel & Tourism businesses, Saudi officials, and ...
  • UNWTO Partners with Ojimah for Branding and Innovation in African Tourism
    Arusha, Tanzania, October 19, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO is to work with Ojimah to make positive storytelling and digitalization key drivers of tourism recovery across Africa. Building on UNWTO Agenda for Africa – Tourism for Inclusive Growth, the new agreement will see the two parties work together around shared goals ...