Discovery buys Golf Digest and strengthens PGA Tour deal

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Discovery Inc. purchased Golf Digest on Monday in a deal that will provide exclusive content from Tiger Woods and strengthen its relationship with the PGA Tour as it sets out ...

Taiwan selected as ‘Destination Partner’ at 2019 VETA travel awards show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s efforts to promote the country as an emerging tourist destination in the Middle East market has made further progress after Taiwan was select...

Taiwan attends ATM travel show, taking steps to make inroads into Middle East market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new initiative to promote Taiwan’s tourism was announced on April 28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The first-ever partnership between Taiwan’s Tourism B...

Japanese travel writer finds her passion promoting tourism to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese blogger Ishii Mikiko (石井三紀子) has been living in Taiwan for over eight years. Through her website about travel and food in Taiwan, she has been promoting tourism i...

McIlroy launches program for fans who love to play golf

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Rory McIlroy can't imagine what his life would be like without golf, and now he wants to cultivate his joy of the game with as many as possible through a unique partnership...

Taiwan a top destination for Asian travelers over Lunar New Year holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is one of the top tourist destinations among Asian travelers during the Lunar New Year period, according to a report by the accommodation booking firm Agoda. Tai...

Asian Ecotourism Network holds annual conference in Alishan, Taiwan

CHIAYI (Taiwan News) — Experts and industry representatives traveling from 17 countries and areas across the Asia Pacific discussed ecotourism and sustainable development of nature and indigenou...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - January 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes 84% of Taiwanese do not accept '1992 consensus'; Taiwanese earning less than NT$30,000 per month exempt from tax in May; Taiwan among to...

Southernmost Taiwan cape named one of most welcoming places in the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan) — Eluanbi Cape (鵝鑾鼻) in Pingtung County (屏東縣) was named one of the friendliest travel destinations in 2018 by Booking.com. Digital travel platform Booking.com released its ann...

Taiwan named in top 10 travel destinations 2019 list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Popular travel website GlobeSpots.com has ranked Taiwan 8th in their list of top travel destinations for 2019. Globe Spots characterized Taiwan as “classic travel...

Taiwanese rate Da Nang, Vietnam No. 1 up-and-coming travel destination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Da Nang of Vietnam tops the list of the five most up-and-coming travel destinations for Taiwanese in 2019, according to a survey released by Dutch accommodation reservatio...

20% of Taiwanese people have experience traveling alone internationally: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The travel website, Expedia, revealed the results of its 2018 survey on solo travelers on Thursday, which show that 20% of the Taiwanese people surveyed have had the experie...

Canada faces marijuana shortage just 4 days after legalization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Distributors in Canada are reportedly running out of stock as demand for legal cannabis continues to surge. Marijuana was legalized in Canada on Wednesday (Oct. 17) to ...

‘Mountain and Forest Activities’ video wins silver award from renown Travel Weekly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A promotional video named “Mountain and Forest Activities” produced by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau was honored with the “Asia Overall Destinations – ...

Taipei Metro introduces priority queuing zone for families, pregnant women

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Considering that the crowded conditions at Taipei Metro stations and inside the cars during rush hours are likely to cause inconvenience for families with strollers and preg...