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Madrid (Spain) – February 13, 2020 (travelindex.com) – The role of tourism in the new European Green Deal was highlighted at the FITUR trade fair. On the back of the recent launch of the Green Deal, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) invited Ministers of Tourism from across Europe and representatives from the European Parliament and […]

Belfast, Northern Ireland (United Kingdom) – February 12, 2020 (travelindex.com) – The R&A Women in Golf Charter, which aims to increase the participation of women and girls in golf,  is being taken to new levels in Northern Ireland. The charter, launched in May 2018 as part of the organisation’s global drive to develop a more […]

Berlin (Germany) – February 11, 2020 (travelindex.com) – Digitalisation and sustainability are two topics that are currently of decisive importance in the global tourism industry. They are key for tourism professionals everywhere, regardless which market they represent. Without an elaborate digitalisation plan and a far-reaching sustainability strategy it will be impossible to ensure solid progress […]

Ha Noi (Vietnam) – February 11, 2020 (travelindex.com) – Stepping up measures against coronavirus outbreak, Vietjet Thailand has sprayed disinfectant aboard all its aircraft to prevent the spread of the disease and increase travel confidence among all passengers. The whole fleet interior was sprayed and cleaned with disinfectants in accordance with Public Health Ministry and […]

London (Great Britain) – February 12, 2020 (travelindex.com) – The World Travel and Tourism Council [WTTC], which represents the global travel and tourism private sector, today unveiled the first class speakers of its 20th Global Summit this year, in Cancun, Quintana Roo. The Global Summit will feature the participation high-level leaders within the travel and […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – February 10, 2020 (travelindex.com) – From close to 1,000 submissions, ten winners were chosen by a panel of judges and the public to receive the Asia Destination Film Awards 2020 in the categories Tourism Boards, Travel Industry, Filmmakers, User-generated Content, and Sustainable Travel. Closing the Asia Destination Film Forum on 30 January […]

London (United Kingdom) – February 10, 2020 (travelindex.com) – Co-operation between public and private sectors within Travel and Tourism is essential to mitigating the impact of the coronavirus, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council. The call from Gloria Guevara, President & CEO of World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), follows the World Health […]

Cancun (Mexico) – February 8, 2020 (travelindex.com) – The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) announces its annual Global Summit will now be held in Cancun, with a major event in San Juan, Puerto Rico to be held later this year. WTTC’s mission is to promote sustainable growth for the Travel & Tourism sector globally, […]

Madrid (Spain) – February 10, 2020 (travelindex.com) – The role of tourism and investment in African development took centre stage at the FITUR trade fair in Madrid this week as sector leaders joined the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for the 11th edition of INVESTOUR (Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa) which saw the participation […]

Madrid (Spain) – February 8, 2020 (travelindex.com) – The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is closely monitoring developments related to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), both in China and worldwide and is cooperating closely with the World Health Organization (WHO). Since the very start of the emergency, the Chinese authorities have acted swiftly and decisively. […]