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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St. John, Antigua and Barbuda, January 27, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili met the Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda for the first time since the country became UNWTO’s 160th Member State. The Caribbean destination became UNWTO’s newest Member State and eighth in the Caribbean region when its application was approved by the […]
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, January 27, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Marjan, RAK Hospitality Holding and Wynn Resorts, Limited, the US-listed international developer and operator of luxury resorts, have announced a multibillion-dollar integrated resort development on the man-made Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates. • For a comprehensive travel and tourism guide […]
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 27, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia received the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, and they held an official meeting, during which they reaffirmed their mutual determination to resolve all pending issues between Thailand and Saudi Arabia and normalise […]
San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 26, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Puerto Rico Tourism Company are delighted to announce the Sustainability and Investment Summit, which will take place on 14 June in the city of San Juan. Announced at FITUR, the international tourism fair held in Madrid, […]
Geneva, Switzerland, January 26, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2021 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) fell by 58.4% compared to the full year of 2019. This represented an improvement compared to 2020, when full year RPKs were down 65.8% versus […]
Madrid, Spain, January 26, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has welcomed the call of its sister UN agency World Health Organization (WHO) for restrictions on travel to be lifted or eased. Citing the varied global responses to the emergence of the of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, WHO has reiterated that […]
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 25, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Chairman of the Public Investment Fund announced the launch of Boutique Group, a new hospitality brand that will manage and convert a collection of iconic historic and cultural palaces in Saudi Arabia into ultra-luxury boutique hotels, according to a […]
Geneva, Switzerland, January 25, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The Davos Agenda closed today following headline-making dialogues with heads of state and government, international organizations, business and civil society. The week-long meeting convened leaders on “The State of the World”. It was the first global platform of the year and focused on driving concerted action among […]
Manila, Philippines, January 25, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), has announced that its highly anticipated 21st Global Summit will now take place in Manila, Philippines, from 20-22 April 2022 – just a month from its original March date. Julia Simpson, WTTC President & CEO said: “As countries around the […]
Miami Beach, Florida, United States, January 24, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Sophia Tutino Yachting, the world’s leading boutique company specialising and exclusively operating in yacht charter services is delighted to announce the opening of new offices in South Beach Miami and Houston Texas! These new locations strengthen Sophia Tutino Yachting’s presence in the USA and […]
Abuja, Nigeria, January 24, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Access to COVID-19 vaccines continues to pose a serious problem for Africa, with fewer than 10% of populations fully vaccinated in most countries, said Yemi Osinbajo, Vice-President of Nigeria, in his address to the Davos Agenda 2022. He called for patent waivers to permit African countries to […]
Barcelona, Spain, January 24, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO has welcomed the Barcelona Tourism Observatory into its growing International Network of Sustainable Observatories (INSTO). Tourism is one of the leading economic sectors for the city of Barcelona and the surrounding region, responsible for more than 10% of local GDP. The Barcelona Tourism Observatory (BTO) will […]
Geneva, Switzerland, January 24, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer connected live to a session on Thursday at the Davos Agenda 2022 from the International Space Station, somewhere high above the Pacific, to discuss how space research can improve life on Earth. • For a better understanding of Space and to […]
Santorini, Greece, January 23, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Nobu Hospitality, the global lifestyle brand founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, and Meir Teper, is delighted to announce its first hotel and restaurant in Greece – the Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Santorini, scheduled to open in spring 2022. Situated on the island’s captivating northeast coast, […]
Auckland, New Zealand, January 23, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / New Zealand’s borders have just re-opened after 119 days and to celebrate Invivo Co-founders Tim & Rob launch “Invivo Air”, what we believe to be the world’s first winery airline. The maiden flight will take place in early 2022 from Auckland to Queenstown in a chartered […]
Tulum, Mexico, January 23, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Hilton announces the opening of the highly anticipated oceanfront Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya, marking the brand’s debut in the Mexican Caribbean. Located eight miles north of Tulum, in a secluded bay surrounded by a tropical forest and pristine Caribbean waters, the 349-room resort offers a retreat for […]
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, January 22, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and organised by the World Tourism Forum Lucerne, the international Start-up Innovation Camp & Summit was held in Ras Al Khaimah on 18th […]
Koh Samui, Thailand, January 21, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / January is a time to start fresh and set new intentions, and with 2022 well and truly underway, Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa Retreat on Koh Samui the perfect place to work on positive change – any time of year. The wellness programmes at Kamalaya […]
Bangkok, Thailand, January 21, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Thailand will allow fully vaccinated travellers from around the world to apply for a Test & Go Thailand Pass up to 60 days in advance with confirmed payments for accommodation on Day 1 and Day 5, two RT-PCR tests, and a prearranged airport transfer on Day 1. […]
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, January 22, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO has launched the first in a series of tourism investment guidelines focused on a specific country. Developed alongside the Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic and the national Export and Investment Center (PRODOMINICANA), the new guide provides key insights for investors, with the […]
Bangkok, Thailand, January 20, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Striding into the new year, Cross Hotels & Resorts, Asia-Pacific’s leading creator of inspired hospitality solutions, is pleased to announce it has reached a major milestone with the launch of Cross Collection, a blend of stylish resorts and city hotels in first-tier tourist and business destinations. An […]