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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, September 26, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO will be a co-organizer of the Future of Tourism World Summit, presented by the Advanced Leadership Foundation and the INCYDE Foundation of the Spanish Chambers of Commerce with the support of Barcelona City Council, the Barcelona Provincial Council and the Zona Franca Consortium (CZFB). The […]

Zurich, Switzerland, September 26, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / More than 400 destinations around the world now proudly hold the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, with New Zealand, Switzerland, and Oman among the latest major destinations to adopt the globally recognised stamp. 400 destinations around the world now hold the globally recognised […]

Blue Bay Marine Park, Mauritius, September 25, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The beautiful Indian Ocean island of Mauritius offers the perfect antidote to lockdown-weary travelers and is reopening to vaccinated travelers for quarantine free travel on October 1st. With exquisite natural scenery, miles of jaw dropping coastline and unrivalled experiences, the island is the destination […]

Sydney, Australia, September 25, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Sabre Corporation, a leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, has promoted experienced travel industry leader Nicole Regel to oversee the Sabre Travel Solutions agency business across Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific. Nicole, whose career in the travel business spans 25+ […]

Ras al Khaimah, UAE, September 25, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Set to open in 2023, Sofitel Al Hamra Beach Resort, Ras al Khaimah, will be the group’s flagship Sofitel resort in the northern Emirates. Accor, a world-leading hospitality group with over 400 hotels across India, Middle East, Africa and Turkey is expanding its luxury portfolio […]

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 24, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / At this year’s Arabian & African Hospitality Investment Conference and Global Restaurant Investment Forum, serial entrepreneur Ian Ohan, founder and CEO of KRUSH Brands officially announced the launch of Rise Up, Dubai’s first food accelerator contest. • Discover Dubai’s Best Fine Dining Restaurants at […]

London, United Kingdom, September 24, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announces the launch of a Net Zero Roadmap for the Travel & Tourism sector to support the industry in combatting climate change during its virtual climate week event. Global tourism body also announces new ground-breaking social and environmental indicators […]

Lloret de Mar, Catalonia, Spain, September 24, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, and the Minister of Business and Labour of the Government of Catalonia, Roger Torrent, presented the first World Sports Tourism Congress and its programme, within the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, […]

Nairobi, Kenya, September 23, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Africa is bleeding without its tourists. The impact of 18 months of lockdown has been devastating. Revenue from tourism is central to the conservation of some of the planet’s most important habitats and wildlife; without it, many of these are in trouble. Poaching, bushmeat, illegal logging and […]

Phuket, Thailand, September 23, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The Slate, the whimsical, art-inspired beachfront resort on Phuket’s secluded northwest coast, has announced the appointment of Claude Sauter as its new General Manager, bringing an unrivalled depth of local knowledge, industry acumen and leadership experience to this key role. • Discover Phuket and the World’s Best […]