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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 ...

Four Points by Sheraton Taipei changes name, cuts contract with Marriott for bowing to Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After canceling its contract with Marriott for kowtowing to Beijing, Four Points by Sheraton Taipei (福朋喜來登酒店) has now changed its name to RSL Taipei Jhonghe Hotel (瓏山林台北中和大飯店)....

Taiwan is gunning for 'unlicensed rentals' with AirBnB in its crosshairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan government, in cooperation with some of the largest Taiwanese travel companies, are poised to start cracking down on businesses that provide “unlicensed&r...

2017 Sun Moon Lake Cycling, Music & Fireworks Festival in central Taiwan announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The 2017 “Sun Moon Lake Cycling, Music & Fireworks Festival,” which is a series of activities with the themes of cycling and concert, will take place from Oct. 13...

289 Taiwanese tourists safe after 7.0 quake shakes China's Jiuzhaigou County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Tuesday evening in Sichuan's Jiuzhaigou County, near a popular scenic area for tourists, all 289 Taiwanese travelers in 15 tour grou...

Seven tour groups decide to continue trip in Turkey

Seven Taiwanese tour groups have decided to continue traveling in Turkey despite a red travel alert issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs advising people not to travel to the country that was rock...

Taiwan issues red travel alert for Turkey

Taipei, July 16 (CNA) Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday issued a red travel alert for Turkey as the country is roiled by its military's attempt to seize control of the country ...

NGTB launches 6 North Coast Shuttle tour cards

The Tourism Bureau’s North Coast and Guanyinshan National Scenic Area Administration (North-Guan Tourism Bureau, NGTB) announced Wednesday six electronic cards, each for one of six different Crown No...

Travel agencies to seek compensation from CAL for canceled flights

Taipei, June 24 (CNA) The Taipei Association of Travel Agents (TATA) said Friday it will ask China Airlines (CAL) to compensate TATA members for losses suffered due to flight cancellations following a...

OhBear delights visitors at Fulong Sand Sculpture Festival

OhBear, Director of the Tourism Bureau’s Super Task Force, popped up at the 2016 Fulong International Sand Sculpture Arts Festival on Monday (June 20) much to the delight of the visitors. OhBear i...

China Airlines to cancel package of direct charter flights to Athens

Taipei, May 30 (CNA) China Airlines (CAL) is to cancel a package of direct charter flights to Athens between June and October, Taiwan's largest carrier said Monday. CAL, working with six tra...

36 Taiwanese tourists in Japan's quake affected areas safe

Tokyo, April 16 (CNA) A total of 36 Taiwanese tourists are in Japan's quake affected Kumamoto city and Aso city of Kumamoto Prefecture, but all of them are safe, Taiwan's representative office in Fuku...

China Airlines to launch seasonal flights to Athens

China Airlines announced Wednesday its plan to launch seasonal flights from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Athens starting June 3. The service from Taiwan to Athens, Flight CI 7607...