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Geneva, Switzerland, April 19, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an agreement with Eurofins to incorporate its worldwide COVID-19 testing network into IATA Travel Pass. Eurofins is a leader in bio-analytical testing with 800 laboratories across 50 countries. As part of the partnership, Eurofins’ dedicated COVID-19 portfolio encompassing multiple test […]

St. James, Barbados, April 19, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Apes Hill Golf and Beach Club in St James, Barbados, is undergoing a major renovation with sustainability at the top of the agenda. With its ground-breaking sustainable initiatives, Apes Hill is working to become the most environmentally responsible golf course in the Caribbean – from the […]

Fort Worth, Texas, United States, April 18, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Responsible tourism is very much on the minds of Virtuoso customers, according to new survey data from the consortium. The vast majority of those surveyed, 82%, said the pandemic has spurred them toward more responsible travel. And 70% said traveling sustainably enhances their vacation […]

Menlo Park, California, United States, April 18, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Facebook have partnered to help global destinations make use of the power of digital marketing as they look to welcome tourists back safely. Over the past year, the United Nations specialized agency for tourism has been supporting its […]

Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala., United States, April 18, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / NASA is getting ready to send astronauts to explore more of the Moon as part of the Artemis program, and the agency has selected SpaceX to continue development of the first commercial human lander that will safely carry the next two […]

Tokyo, Japan, April 16, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Global leaders back the need for more technology governance to tackle the most pressing global problems at the World Economic Forum’s inaugural Global Technology Governance Summit. The summit, hosted by the Government of Japan, was opened by Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide with a welcome address in which […]

Mumbai, India, April 16, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The virtual edition of the inaugural ITB India was successfully held, with three days of networking, travel news and business opportunities. The annual B2B trade show and conference will build the bridge to the Indian and South Asian travel markets. ITB India 2021 Virtual welcomes over 400 […]

Singapore, April 15, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Sabre Corporation, a leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, today announced that Singapore Airlines has successfully migrated to Sabre’s new generation Crew Manager solution. This latest implementation builds on Sabre’s longstanding and valued relationship with Singapore Airlines and means that Singapore’s national flag […]

Madrid, Spain, April 15, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will continue to build on its successful partnership with the Spanish ONCE Foundation and the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT). The three parties have agreed to extend their partnership agreement for a further four years to ensure that their work to […]