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Seville (Spain) – April 9, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The world of tourism has just witnessed the 2019 WTTC Summit (World Travel & Tourism Council), the largest gathering of the tourism industry’s private sector trade in the presence of so many Government Leaders including Barack Obama, the former President of the USA and Margaret Kenyatta, the […]

Cebu (Philippines) – April 9, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is proud to announce that Airbnb co-founder, Chief Strategy Officer, and Chairman of Airbnb China, Nathan Blecharczyk has been confirmed to speak at the PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019). The event, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, will be […]

Madrid (Spain) – April 9, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Basque Culinary Center (BCC), with the support of PromPeru have announced the finalists of the 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition, which recognize disruptive, inspirational projects having made an invaluable contribution to innovation in gastronomy tourism. Over 300 initiatives were submitted […]

Luang Prabang (Lao PDR) – April 5, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The ancient city of Luang Prabang is considered to be the cradle of Lao culture. Nestled in jungle-clad hills at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, this enchanting destination is the former royal capital of Laos and a beautiful UNESCO World Heritage-listed […]

Seville (Spain) – April 8, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Delegation of Global Tourism Economy Research Centre (“GTERC” or “the Centre”) attended the 19th WTTC Global Summit at Seville, Spain to on April 2-4. Led by Pansy Ho, Vice Chairman and Secretary-General of Global Tourism Economy Forum (“GTEF” or “the Forum”), the delegation comprised of members of […]

Seville (Spain) – April 5, 2019 (travelindex.com) – H.E. Elena Kountoura, Minister of Tourism, Government of Greece, has been awarded a prestigious World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Champion Award at the 2019 Global Summit in Seville, Spain, for her country’s tireless work on Destination Stewardship. The annual WTTC Global Champion Awards recognise outstanding […]

Seville (Spain) – April 5, 2019 (travelindex.com) – H.E. María Reyes Maroto Illera, Minister of Tourism, Government of Spain, has been awarded a World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Champion Award for her country’s work on promoting innovation and technology in tourism. The award was given in front of 1,600 Travel & Tourism leaders […]

New York (United States) – April 5, 2019 (travelindex.com) – Skål International CEO, Daniela Otero, met recently with Patricio Azcárate Díaz de Losada, Biosphere Tourism General Manager, with whom we agreed to work towards a joint program to benefit both organizations and our respective members. On 12 March 2019, a partnership agreement was signed by […]

Seville (Spain) – April 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) – During the World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit in Seville (Spain) meeting between Tourism Minister Najib Balala of Kenya and Alain St.Ange, the former Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine of Seychelles aims at consolidating the working cooperation between the two tourism personalities. St.Ange and Balala […]

Seville (Spain) – April 4, 2019 (travelindex.com) – The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 2019 leaders in sustainable tourism at the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards ceremony. The Awards, now in their 15th year, took place at a special ceremony during the WTTC Global Summit in Seville, Spain, to celebrate […]