What We Believe
We passionately believe that travel is a force for good. It is an antidote to racism, bigotry,
and inequality, and allows us to create meaningful, engaging stories that inspire people to
open their minds and make a positive impact on the world.
What We Do
We create the world’s most inspiring travel content, using elevated storytelling to reveal what lies at the heart of a destination, its culture, and its people. We encourage our audiences to explore, to respect, and to inspire positivity whenever and wherever they travel.
TOURISM STRATEGY AND CREATIVE SERVICES
We know how today’s tourist thinks, which is why leading tourism boards at the country, state, and city levels, as well as some of the world’s top hotel and airline brands, have turned to us to for strategy and content creation. We drive economic development through tourism, with campaigns that bring our partners more visitors, more revenue, and more exposure.
We’ve built the world’s largest tourism community on social media. Over 20 million people in 180 countries turn to us daily on Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube, and Weibo to be inspired by travel and tourism, and to learn more about our partners.
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Global Destination & Travel News
Islamabad, Pakistan, May 14, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Online Pakistan tour and travel booking startup, PakVoyager connects travellers to local hotels, tour operators, and car rental companies that publish their tour packages on the company’s platform. Tourists can book everything they need for their Pakistan holiday online in one place on PakVoyager’s website via credit […]
Geneva, Switzerland, May 14, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to ensure that high costs for COVID-19 testing don’t put travel out of reach for individuals and families. To facilitate an efficient restart of international travel, COVID-19 testing must be affordable as well as timely, widely available and […]
London, United Kingdom, May 14, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Some countries performed better than others due to clear rules and certainty for domestic and international travel. UK records the biggest fall by three places among the world’s top 10 largest tourism markets in 2020 with a staggering GDP fall of 62.3%. Average global loss for […]
Barcelona, Spain, May 13, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Real Club de Golf El Prat designed a new Sustainability Plan including, among other things, the renovation of the acclaimed Yellow Course. The prestigious Club took advantage of the Pandemic to work on one of its two championship courses to make it more sustainable as well as […]
Niyama Islands, Maldives, May 13, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Parachute into paradise with a thrilling new experience at Niyama Private Islands. The new tandem skydiving experience, which has just launched for guests to experience, takes off from Dhaalu Airport just a short speedboat ride from the resort in the Maldives’ southern Dhaalu Atoll. Tandem skydiving […]
Houston, Texas, United States, May 13, 2021 / MADEINSPACE.com / SpaceFund Inc., announced it has fully deployed investments from its first “LaunchPad” fund today. The venture capital firm placed investor funds in 14 companies, including both some well-known NewSpace stars, as well as seeding rising stars it believes capable of helping lead humanity into the […]
London, United Kingdom, May 12, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Gloria Guevara steps down as President & CEO and Julia Simpson to take over the helm. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, announces the departure of Gloria Guevara after four years leading the global tourism body. […]
𝗛𝗼𝗮 𝗧𝗶𝗲𝗻 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗲, Vietnam, May 12, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / BWH Hotel Group has announced to open a brand-new villa resort in Vietnam. A virtual signing ceremony for this was recently hosted by the hotel group. 𝗕𝗪 𝗦𝗶𝗴𝗻𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝗖𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗯𝘆 𝗕𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗪𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻 is a stunning 265-villa property in Ha Tinh province, north-central Vietnam. Located on […]
Rome, Italy, May 12, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism. IATA urged G20 governments to quickly follow up their endorsement of the guidelines with actions, […]
Berlin, Germany, May 12, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Global travel industry CEOs demand an expansion of vaccination and testing capacity to rapidly re-open safe travel in these times of the pandemic, and call for political support to improve sustainability, equitable opportunities and digital services. Never before have political decisions impacted travel so seriously as during […]
Pattaya, Chonburi, Thailand, May 10, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Ariya Jutanugarn became the first Thai player in the 14 years the event has been held to win the Honda LPGA Thailand 2021 tournament after a drama-packed final hole at the Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course today. Ariya won by one shot when former amateur […]
Cancun, Mexico, May 10, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Countries and top tourism leaders from around the world have been recognised with awards by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), at its Global Summit 2021 in Cancun, for their outstanding global leadership. • Read all the latest WTTC News and Updates here. The awards acknowledged […]
Bangkok, Thailand, May 10, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has responded to the increasingly health-conscious aspirations of global travellers by introducing its new group-wide wellness concept – Devarana Wellness – which aims to weave well-being elements throughout the entire stay experience at Dusit Hotels and […]
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, May 10, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Minister of Tourism David Collado along with 15 more ministers and vice ministers of tourism of the Americas established partnership agreements and procedures for relaunching tourism in the region in a meeting called by the World Tourism Organization and led in its inauguration by Luis […]
New York, NY, United States, May 10, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Economic Forum released Digital Assets, Distributed Ledger Technology, and the Future of Capital Markets. Across the capital markets ecosystem, institutions are facing a combination of intensified competitive dynamics and accelerating technology advancements, presenting opportunities and challenges both to incumbents and new entrants. […]
Jakarta, Indonesia, May 9, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Alain St.Ange, the well-known Seychelles former Tourism Minister and Executive Director of FORSEAA (Forum of Small Medium Economic AFRICA ASEAN) is currently on a working visit to Indonesia to help through FORSEAA to consolidate cooperation between the AFRICA and the ASEAN Block. FORSEAA is actively working with […]
Manila, Philippines, May 9, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel and Tourism Council once again announced that the Philippines has been selected as the next country to host the WTTC Global Summit in October this year. WTTC president and CEO Gloria Guevara made the announcement during the closing ceremony of the council’s global summit […]
Geneva, Switzerland, May 8, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / A new report published jointly by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on the value of intellectual property in boosting tourism shows how the IP system creates a favorable ecosystem for innovation, entrepreneurship and investment in the sector. The publication, entitled […]
Bangkok, Thailand, May 8, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the election of two new government members to the PATA Executive Board. Dr. Abdulla Mausoom, Minister of Tourism, Republic of Maldives and Ms Noredah Othman, General Manager, Sabah Tourism Board, Malaysia were both elected for a two-year […]
Madrid, Spain, May 8, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that proposals by AENA to increase user charges at the 46 airports it operates across Spain could damage Spain’s economic and employment recovery from COVID-19. The proposals presented to the DGAC for approval include a request to increase charges by […]
Madrid, Spain, May 7, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization, in keeping with its firm commitment to democratizing online education; IE University, with more than 20 years’ experience in online training, and Sommet Education, global leader in higher education in hotel management and culinary arts are partnering to accelerate on-line education in the […]