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Taiwanese travel agencies continue focusing on domestic business after 2020 revenue drop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese travel agencies will continue to focus on domestic travel this year, as some major agencies suffered a 70 to 80 percent decrease in annual revenue last year due ...

New around-the-island Taiwan cruises to set sail monthly in winter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new around-the-island Taiwan cruise line launched by Hong Kong-based Genting Cruise Lines will set sail once a month during the winter from Kaohsiung Harbor, according...

Cruises around Taiwan to set sail Oct. 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong-based Genting Cruise Lines announced on Thursday (Sept. 3) that it will begin a cruise line around Taiwan that passes through four ports of call beginning Oct. 2...

Taipei opens travel fair without international airlines due to COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Taipei Tourism Expo (TTE) opened Friday (Aug. 28) without the presence of international airlines as the focus turns to domestic travel due to the Wuhan coronavi...

Taipei Valentine's Day 2020 to feature concert, fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese capital is celebrating this year's Chinese Valentine’s Day (Qixi Festival) with an open-air concert and fireworks spectacle that defies social dist...

Taiwan Forestry Bureau to launch daily trips to five national forest recreation areas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With no second-wave spikes in Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases having been reported in the country, Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau announced on Wednesday (July 8) that i...

Domestic tourism sees boost as pandemic eases in Taiwan

People in Taiwan are eager to travel again as COVID-19 fears ease, but with overseas travel restrictions still in place, domestic tourism has been the big winner, with hotels, travel agencies and amus...

Taiwan national forest areas offer e-ticket users discounts, free parking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's national forest recreation areas are offering admission discounts and free parking to e-ticket holders, beginning on Monday (June 1) until the end of this yea...

Taiwan tourists trapped in Morocco, Peru after sudden border closures due to Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has started dialogues with the governments of Morocco and Peru after the two countries unexpectedly announced border closur...

Taiwan airlines, hotels and restaurants hit hard by Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s tourism industry — including airlines, travel agencies, hotels, B&Bs, and restaurants — has been hit hard by the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak,...

Tours to China halted amid deadly virus outbreak

Taiwan's Tourism Bureau has notified travel agencies to suspend their tours to China after Beijing ordered a halt to inbound and outbound group tours amid the outbreak of a deadly respiratory viru...

Over 500 Taiwan passengers still stranded overseas by FAT's sudden flight suspensions

Update: 12:20 p.m. FAT Chairman Chang Kang-wei (張綱維) said at a press event on Friday (Dec. 13) that the company is not, in fact, suspending its operations and that it will obtain sufficient capital...

Foreign tourists to enjoy 'buy 1, get 1 free' deal on Taiwan's HSR until Jan. 20, 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A special "buy one, get one free' discount for foreign tourists who take Taiwan's High Speed Rail (HSR) trains to Taichung and areas further south will run until J...

Taiwan's EVA Air begins flights to Da Nang, Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EVA Air announced that it commenced charter flights to Da Nang, Vietnam on Wednesday (Sept. 4) and that it will begin offering regular daily flights in December. EVA Ai...

1 Taiwanese dead, 9 injured after car ploughs into pedestrians in Shanghai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese tour group in Shanghai met with a deadly accident on Sunday morning after a sedan drove onto a sidewalk, ploughing through throngs of pedestrians, leaving one dead ...