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Madrid, Spain, September 26, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / As growing numbers of countries around the world ease restrictions on travel, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a new Tourism Recovery Tracker to support global tourism. This represents the latest concrete action undertaken by the United Nations specialized agency as it leads the response of […]

Macao, Macao SAR, September 25, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Vice-Chairman and Secretary-General of the Global Tourism Economy Forum, Pansy Ho gave a virtual keynote at 2020 Sino-European Entrepreneurs Summit: Qingdao Forum (SEES Qingdao). SEES Qingdao is hosted by the Sino-International Entrepreneurs Federation (SIEF) and the Qingdao Municipal People’s Government to promote mutual learning and trust […]

Victoria, Mahé, Seychelles, September 25, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / As the world marks yet again Tourism Day it is important for us in Seychelles to say “Happy Tourism Day” to each and every one, but to also say let us all rally to defend, protect and help consolidate this industry that remains the powerful vehicle […]

Bangkok, Thailand, September 24, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / With all the recent discussions on whether Thai caddies should be compulsory, well over 2/3rds of golfers polled in thaivisa’s Golf in Thailand Survey just published, actually agreed that Caddies do enhance their round of golf. Golf had to take a step back at the start of […]

Pattaya, Thailand, September 23, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / Best Western Hotels and Resorts expansion in Thailand has taken a significant stride forward with the opening of Best Western Plus Nexen. The property is the brand’s first hotel in Pattaya, the vibrant seafront city on the country’s rapidly emerging Eastern Seaboard. Slated to open on October […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tbilisi, Georgia, September 18, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has met in-person and virtually for its 112th session. This was the first major in-person event involving tourism and the United Nations held since the COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. The Executive Council was able to gather 170 […]

Montreal, Canada, September 18, 2020 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urges the Canadian government to support the COVID-19 testing initiatives of Air Canada and WestJet as a means to safely reopen Canada to international and domestic travel without the need for blanket quarantine measures. International traffic to Canada has plummeted since […]