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London, United Kingdom, February 15, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Latest research shows the ongoing restrictions to travel and blanket quarantines has seen the UK suffer greater GDP losses than many of its European counterparts which have less stringent barriers in place, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) • Read all the latest WTTC […]

Bangkok, Thailand, February 15, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / For connoisseurs of fine Thai dining that pushes contemporary boundaries, Chef Duangporn Songvisava (Bo)  and her husband Dylan Jones (Lan) have been fixtures in Bangkok’s culinary arts scene under the name of Bo.lan for over a decade and for one night only they’ll be bringing their legendary […]

Bangkok, Thailand, February 12, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Clinique La Prairie Aesthetics & Medical Spa at the St. Regis Bangkok, the first flagship facility outside of Europe welcomes, Annika Sofia Bjorka as Spa Director. With over fourteen years’ experience in luxury hospitality and spa, Annika is regarded as an influential leader, medical spa expert and […]

Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Best Western Hotels & Resorts announced today that its award-winning Best Western Rewards (BWR®) program is cutting its Elite Status eligibility qualifications in half for 2021 – enabling travelers worldwide to earn Elite Status with just five nights, three stays or 5,000 points. Additionally, the reduction in […]

Macao, Macao SAR, February 9, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Amid fanfare and spectacle, Sands China Ltd. launched the first phase of The Londoner Macao Monday evening with an opening ceremony at the integrated resort, featuring a special video message from Sands Resorts Macao global ambassador, David Beckham. The Londoner Macao is Sands China’s bold British-themed […]

London, United Kingdom, February 8, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is calling for governments to abandon the concept of ‘high-risk countries’ and instead focus on how individual ‘high-risk travellers’ are treated at borders. WTTC, which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, is urging governments around the world […]

Panama, Panama City, February 5, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is partnering with the government of the Republic of Panama and Copa Airlines to trial IATA Travel Pass – a mobile app to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in line with government requirements for COVID-19 testing or […]

Geneva, Switzerland, February 5, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2020 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) fell by 65.9% compared to the full year of 2019, by far the sharpest traffic decline in aviation history. Furthermore, forward bookings have been falling […]