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.
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Marrakesh, Morocco, November 26, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is stressing SMEs and talent development as key transformers of global tourism. The two areas were the theme for a thematic session at the ongoing 117th Executive Council Meeting in Marrakech, Morocco. Tourism has been one the sector’s most affected by COVID-19. […]
Marrakesh, Morocco, November 26, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Tourism leaders from every global region have met to advance plans to transform the sector against a backdrop of challenges old and new. UNWTO convened its Executive Council in Marrakesh, Morocco, as the sector’s recovery continues to gather pace. According to UNWTO data released this week, international arrivals […]
Bangkok, Thailand, November 25, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / At the MICHELIN Star Revelation Ceremony, which also marks the official release of the MICHELIN Guide Thailand 2023 edition, Michelin unveiled recipients of the prestigious MICHELIN Star, the MICHELIN Green Star, the MICHELIN Young Chef Award, the MICHELIN Service Award, plus two special awards introduced for the […]
Siem Reap, Cambodia, November 25, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Anantara Angkor Resort, a part of Minor Hotels and a peaceful sanctuary at the crossroads of Cambodia’s past and present, offers travellers a rare and captivating Temple Dining experience that marries exquisite dining and historic discovery for a bucket list experience like no other. By inviting […]
Mbabane, Eswatini, November 24, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / In a move that will give a great boost to the Kingdom’s tourism in the run up to the festive season, the Eswatini government has announced the removal of ALL remaining COVID-related entry regulations. International visitors can now enter The Kingdom of Eswatini without the need for […]
Danang, Vietnam, November 24, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Five-star sanctuary on Vietnam’s Son Tra Peninsula invites couples, families and groups to learn about the conservation of red-shanked douc langurs and support the preservation of indigenous flora and fauna InterContinental Danang creates bridges to allow red-shanked douc langurs to access their feeding grounds. InterContinental Danang Sun […]
Marrakesh, Morocco, November 23, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / International tourism is on track to reach 65% of pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2022 as the sector continues to bounce back from the pandemic. An estimated 700 million tourists travelled internationally between January and September, more than double (+133%) the number recorded for the same […]
Southlake, Texas, United States, November 22, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Sabre Corporation announced a partnership with Girls Who Code (GWC), an international non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology and changing the image of what a programmer looks like and does. Sabre’s sponsorship will help empower a generation of change-makers by supporting […]
Bangkok, Thailand, November 22, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / BWH Hotel Group®, the umbrella parent organization of Best Western® Hotels & Resorts, announced the launch of HOME by BWH. Competing in the midscale extended-stay segment, HOME by BWH was created to address the needs of both travelers and hotel developers in today’s hospitality landscape. “We know […]
Lagos, Nigeria, November 21, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO brought together leaders and some of Africa’s best creative minds around a shared vision for advancing sustainable development and opportunity across the continent. Held in Lagos, Nigeria, the first UNWTO Global Conference on Linking Tourism, Culture and Creative Industries, celebrated the close ties between the two major […]
Singapore, Singapore, November 19, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that The Ascott Limited (Ascott) has achieved GSTC-Recognized status for its adoption of the GSTC Industry Criteria. Ascott, a lodging business unit wholly owned by CapitaLand Investment, spans over 200 cities across more than 40 countries. Ascott […]
Pattaya, Thailand, November 18, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Thailand’s Deputy Minister of Public Health Presides at the Opening Press Conference of The 6th International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP2022) at PEACH, Pattaya City. Mr. Satit Pitutecha (3rd from left), Deputy Minister of Public Health, together with Mr. Jose Oying Rimon II (4th from left), Director […]
Bangkok, Thailand, November 19, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Amari Watergate Bangkok announces the completion of the redesigned Premier Rooms and Two-Bedroom Suites that have been ready to welcome guests since the re-opening of Thailand to international travellers. The announcement heralds a new era of opulence and great comfort for the Hotel’s discerning clients ranging from […]
Nara, Japan, November 18, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The growing importance of gastronomy tourism as a driver of inclusive development will be celebrated in the Japanese city of Nara next month. Held under the theme ‘Gastronomy Tourism for People and Planet: Innovate, Empower and Preserve’, the 7th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism will take […]
Khao Lak, Thailand, November 18, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa, the pioneering retreat on Thailand’s stunning sunset coast, has unveiled its new world-class event space, The JW Grand Ballroom, as the hotel opens up another exciting new frontier in Thailand’s meeting and conference sector. The launch of this 810-guest, […]
Bali, Indonesia, November 18, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Small enterprises and local communities must be given the support they need to become true ‘agents of change’. As leaders of the G20 economies meet in Bali this week, UNWTO has stressed the importance of empowering grassroots actors as well as MSMES in order to drive sustainable […]
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, November 17, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / With global tourism set to double in size by 2050 from 2019 levels, current strategies that rely solely on carbon offsetting, technological efficiencies and biofuels are woefully inadequate. Such measures alone will fail to meet the Paris Agreement-aligned goals to halve emissions by 2030 and […]
Phuket, Thailand, November 17, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Fancy yourself as the next Roger Federer? Take up the challenge whilst on holiday at Anantara Layan Phuket Resort. The resort’s Layan Active Zone offers several activities for adults and children. Among them, a new tennis academy for guests. There is also a 400-metre long Zipline, a […]
Pattaya, Thailand, November 16, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Andaz, Hyatt’s luxury and lifestyle brand, will make its highly-anticipated debut in Thailand with the opening of a stylish new seafront resort that will introduce explorers to a new and unspoiled stretch of Thailand’s Eastern Seaboard. Scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2023, Andaz Pattaya […]
Bangkok, Thailand, November 15, 2022 / TTRAVELINDEX / MUU Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of its first property, MUU Bangkok, marking the brand’s debut in the Kingdom. A play on the Thai word for community and kinship, MUU transforms the luxury hotel experience into something personable, yet constantly evolving around the wants, needs and […]
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 14, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) unveils Ban Ki-Moon as its first major speaker for its upcoming Global Summit in Saudi Arabia, taking place between 28 November and 1 December. Ban Ki-Moon served as the eighth UN Secretary-General from 2007 to 2016. During his tenure […]