Taiwan’s south bound tourism policy attracts rising numbers of visitors from Australia

According to Tourism Bureau, 102,541 Australians visited Taiwan in 2018, growing 12.82% from the previous year

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(Photo courtesy of Taiwan Tourism Bureau)

(Photo courtesy of Taiwan Tourism Bureau)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s south bound tourism policy has seen good results in 2018 as more than 100,000 people from Australia visited Taiwan last year, Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau said.

According to the bureau, 102,541 Australians visited Taiwan in 2018, growing 12.82% from the previous year. Sightseeing is the number one reason for their visits to Taiwan, accounting for 50.5%.

Trust Lin (林信任), the director of Taiwan Tourism Bureau Singapore Office, said that he was pleased to see that Taiwan’s efforts of promoting its tourism in Australia have achieved good results and that Taiwan is becoming a popular destination for Australian travelers.

To capitalize on the success and gain a better foothold in the Australia market, Taiwan Tourism Bureau will participate in the World Travel Expo in Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, starting in February, in hopes of reaching a new high in 2019, the bureau said.

At the same time, the bureau has put up billboards on the outside of tramcars and buses as well inside shopping malls in the three cities during the trade shows, promoting Taiwan’s tourism.

(Video courtesy of Taiwan Tourism Bureau)

(Photo courtesy of Taiwan Tourism Bureau)

(Photo courtesy of Taiwan Tourism Bureau)