Asia and the Pacific Reached 309 million International Tourist Arrivals
Dhaka (Bangladesh) – May 22, 2017 (travelindex.com) – In 2016, Asia and the Pacific received 309 million international tourist arrivals, 9% more than in 2015; by 2030 this number is expected to reach 535 million. Over 20 countries gathered in Bangladesh on 16-17 May for the 29th joint me ..
Executive Lounge and Exclusive Benefits at JW Marriott Bangkok
Bangkok (Thailand) – May 19, 2017 (travelindex) – Comfortable accommodations in the heart of Bangkok have never been easier or more affordable. JW Marriott Bangkok is offering guests an opportunity to indulge in the ultimate luxury experience among the famed Sukhumvit Road, for a limited ..
Sustainability Programme Revealed at Volvo Ocean Race
Gothenburg (Sweden) – May 19, 2017 (travelindex.com) – The Volvo Ocean Race has launched a major Sustainability Programme for the 2017-18 edition and beyond – signing partnerships with 11th Hour Racing, AkzoNobel and United Nations Environment, while outlining a series of commitments tha ..
Luxury Mountaintop Resort in Nepal By Dusit Hotel Group
Bangkok (Thailand) – May 18, 2017 (travelindex.com) – Thailand-based, global hospitality company Dusit International has signed a management agreement with Omstone Asia Capital Nepal Pvt. Ltd. to operate Dusit Thani Himalayan Resort & Spa, the first Dusit-branded property in Nepal. L ..
Sustainability and Gastronomy – UNWTO Report
Madrid (Spain) – May 18, 2017 (travelindex.com) – A major component of history, tradition and identity, gastronomy has also become a major motivation to visit a destination. According to the 2nd UNWTO Report on Gastronomy Tourism, this tourism segment “offers enormous potential in stimul ..
Air Seychelles Srong Performance Demonstrates Benefits of Aviation
Victoria (Seychelles) – May 17, 2017 (travelindex.com) – Roy Kinnear, Air Seychelles CEO, tells Graham Newton the carrier’s strong performance demonstrates the benefits of aviation How important has the Etihad investment been to the airline? In 2012, Etihad took a 40% stake in Air Seyche ..
Next Generation Web Booking Technology Increases Conversions at QHotels
London (United Kingdom) – May 17, 2017 (travelindex) – Global hospitality management software company Xn protel Systems today announced that it has signed a four-year deal with QHotels to extend its use of xmsEnterprise CRS, following a strategic development partnership. The agreement co ..
Asia Pacific with a Record 597 Million Foreign Visitors in 2017
Bangkok (Thailand) – May 16, 2017 (travelindex.com) – PATA’s Annual Travel Monitor for 2017 – Early Edition, released today, shows an annual increase of three percent in foreign arrivals into 47 Asia Pacific destinations for 2016 to record an aggregate inbound count of close to 600 ..
Ananda Hotel Hua Hin Officially Launched
Hua Hin (Thailand) – May 17, 2017 (travelindex.com) – On May 16, an elegant new luxury hotel was officially launched for business and leisure travellers to Thailand’s royal beach destination of Hua Hin. Ananda Hua Hin Resort & Spa raises the bar on oceanfront exclusivity with a stunn ..