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Ras Al Khaimah (United Arab Emirates) – February 19, 2020 (travelindex.com) – The World Tourism Forum Lucerne announced the application launch for the WTFL Start-Up Innovation Camp in Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) on 22-24 June 2020. The 2020 Start Up Innovation Camp is organized together with the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, our 2019/2020 […]

Shanghai (China) – February 19, 2020 (travelindex.com) – The ITB China organisers have announced to postpone ITB China 2020, originally scheduled to be held on 13 – 15 May at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center. The deferred show dates will be further announced by the show organisers. The decision is based on the […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 18, 2020 (travelindex.com) – The Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand (JFCCT)recently launches “Care About Plastic” (CAP) initiative to eliminate plastic ending up in landfills and the sea. Over 60 personalities and dignitaries, including Ambassador of the Netherlands, Mr. Kees Rade and Ambassador of Switzerland, Mrs. Budliger-Artieda and many distinguished […]

Madrid (Spain) – February 18, 2020 (travelindex.com) – The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative is ground-breaking and ambitious in its goals. It aims to reduce the amount of plastic pollution caused by the tourism sector. To achieve this vision, tourism companies and destinations will be required to make a set of concrete and actionable commitments by 2025, […]

Bangalore (India) – February 18, 2020 (travelindex.com) – The World Tourism Forum Lucerne international start-up community continues to grow. In December the WTFL went to Bangalore, India for the 1st Indian Start-Up Innovation Camp. WTFL is working on expanding its operations globally and aim to build a thriving start-up community around the world. Over 200 […]

Victoria, Mahé (Seychelles) – February 17, 2020 (travelindex.com) – Seychelles politician and leader of the One Seychelles political party today had the pleasure and privilege of meeting Dr. Sylvia Earle, an esteemed marine  scientist and globally recognised champion for ocean protection. Dr. Earle is here in Seychelles along with her team to film a programme […]

London (United Kingdom) – February 14, 2020 (travelindex.com) – Individual tourists and groups from China and Asia must not be stigmatised because of the latest coronavirus outbreak, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The WTTC is warning against disproportionate reactions which could result in stigma and discrimination against Chinese and Asian tourists. […]

Luang Prabang (Laos) – February 14, 2020 (travelindex.com) – Five-star Hotel Pullman Luang Prabang recently launched its first annual Sustainability Guide, designed to introduce and encourage guests and a wider global audience to experience the city’s celebrated sustainability ethos. The 50-page print publication shares the inspirational stories behind the innovative practices, individuals and experiences that […]

Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia) – February 14, 2020 (travelidnex.com) – The PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart 2020 began on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, attracting 368 delegates from 33 destinations in attendance for the three-day niche event with international delegates comprising 40% of the total. Encompassing a one-day-travel mart and one-day […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 14, 2020 (travelindex.com) – Bangkok welcomes a new standard in Indian fine dining, the kind of which has never been seen before in the Kingdom, with the opening of JHOL Indian Restaurant. World-class Chef Hari Nayak will be bringing his passion for Southern coastal Indian cuisine to delight the palettes of […]