Tourism Bureau holds ‘Door to Taiwan’ event in Busan, S. Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Tourism Bureau opened the “Door to Taiwan” at an event to promote tourism at Gwangan Beach in the South Korean city of Busan on Sept. 16. Incorpora...

Taiwan Nobel laureate throws first pitch at New York Mets game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Yuan T. Lee (李遠哲) threw the ceremonial first pitch, kicking off the MBL baseball match between the New York Mets and Washington N...

2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival to take place at Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The 2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival will take place at Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area’s Xiangshan Visitor Center from September 7 to September 9, feat...

Kuo Yuan Ye teams up with OhBear to treat passengers to ‘OhBear Moon Cake’ at Taipei Songshan Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s cake and pastry brand Kuo Yuan Ye teamed up with Taiwan’s tourism ambassador OhBear on Tuesday (Aug. 14) to treat passengers at Taipei Songshan Airport ...

Cheeky tweet by MOFA on China's 'Pooh' ban bears fruit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A tongue-and-cheek tweet posted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (Aug. 7) mocking China's banning of the latest Winnie the Pooh film with the mascot OhB...

Taiwan's OhBear 'dismayed' at China's ban of Winnie the Pooh

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Barely four days after Beijing officially banned the new Disney film about Winnie the Pooh, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) tweeted an image of Taiwan'...

OhBear balloon takes off at Taiwan International Balloon Festival in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Tourism Bureau and Taitung County Government unveiled the OhBear hot air balloon at the 2018 Taiwan International Balloon Festival in Luye Township (鹿野鄉)...

Taiwan tourism gets aboard LA train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Tourism Bureau painted a Los Angeles metro train with scenes from Taiwan, in a bid to entice more Americans to visit the tropical island, reported CNA. The t...

Registration for 2018 Penghu Cross-sea Marathon begins now 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The 2018 Gaillardia Island Penghu Cross-sea Marathon, which will take place on November 4 in Taiwan’s outlying county of Penghu, will feature creative cheerleaders, creativ...

Tourism Bureau pushes 'diving in Taiwan' at Asia Dive Expo in Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan is best known for its beautiful coastline among international tourists, but only a few know that the island country is also a perfect destination for diving. Trust Lin...

Tokyo Skytree mascot meets with Taiwanese kin in Taipei to promote Taiwan-Japan tourism exchange

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Tokyo Skytree mascot Sorakara-chan met with her kin representing several Taiwanese counties, cities and national scenic areas at Liberty Square in Taipei on March 1 in an ef...

Chaiyi unveils county mascot ahead of Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Chiayi County, where the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival will be held in March, unveiled the county’s mascot on Thursday.   The mascot originates from the bi...

Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau launches ‘2018 Year of Bay Tourism’ to promote tourism on 10 offshore islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As winter is on it's way out, have you been thinking about where to go when the weather turns warm? If you haven't, you should. If you have, be sure t...

Members of OhBear day trip reconnect with nature in Yilan, northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Members of the OhBear day trip to Yilan County in northeastern Taiwan feasted their eyes on verdant scenes as they sauntered on a farm, in a botanical garden, and around a l...

Fun activities planned for group's bus trip to Taiwan’s Miaoli County with OhBear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s tourism goodwill ambassador OhBear on Wednesday (Dec. 20) turned himself into a tour guide and led a group of OhBear fans to Gongguan Township, Miaoli County, wher...