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Taiwan hotels report high holiday occupancy rates despite COVID surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite a surging number of COVID-19 infections, the four-day Tomb Sweeping holiday got off to a strong start Saturday (April 2) with hotels reporting high occupancy rates...

Volunteer nurse shares stories from Taipei COVID hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired nurse who volunteered to fight on the front line against the coronavirus in Taipei has shared from her experience at a dedicated COVID-19 hotel how the disease c...

End to COVID-19 hotel housing for homeless raises worries

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Everyone on the streets knows “Sir Charles," the skinny guy with the saxophone, sunglasses, felt hat and megawatt smile. At a gig this week at the iconic Elbo Room beach b...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau announces measures for online hotel subsidy registration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Online registration for the government-sponsored hotel subsidy of NT$1,000 (US$34) per room per person, which was designed to boost domestic tourism amid the COVID-19 pand...

Isolation hotel residents drained by "crippling" solitude

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Schuster has faced combat, cancer and addiction, and after his most recent stint in rehab, he’s come away standing every time. The 42-year-old Air Force veteran has long believ...