Taiwan extends ban on tour groups until Aug 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tourism Bureau announced Friday (July 24) the ban on inbound and outbound tour groups would be extended for another month, until Aug. 31. Despite Taiwan'...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau reveals top 5 destinations under stimulus program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hualien County, Yilan County, Taitung County, Taichung City, and Penghu County are the top five destinations where Taiwanese have been taking advantage of the ongoing gove...

Stay in Taiwan’s Taoyuan overnight, receive free tour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To capitalize on the Taiwan Tourism Bureau's hotel subsidy program, which became effective on July 1, the Taoyuan City Government is offering tourists a deal — i...

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...

C. Taiwan recreational area offering NT$10 admission tickets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Nantou Forest District Office is offering NT$10 (US$0.33) for admission to the Aowanda National Forest Recreation Area (奧萬大國家森林遊樂區) from July 1 to 5 to celebrate the 2...

Photo of the Day: Sand sculpture honoring Taiwan's CECC head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This sand sculpture depicting the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head and his team first appeared at Fulong Beach in mid-May. In preparation for the 13th annual...

People with names containing ‘turtle’ free to join trip to Taiwan’s Turtle Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Does your name contain the character for "turtle" (龜)? If it does, you are eligible to visit Turtle Island off the coast of Taiwan's Yilan County on Aug. 1 w...

Taiwan planning to allow foreign tourists in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is planning to gradually reopen transportation and tourism in three stages, the last of which will allow foreign tourists to visit the country in October, according...

Taiwan extends ban on outbound, inbound group tours until June 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tourism Bureau announced on Tuesday that the ban on travel agencies operating outbound and inbound group tours will be extended to June 30, citing the ongoing C...

Tainan mayor accuses Tourism Bureau of coronavirus stigmatization

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Tainan Mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) on Monday (April 27) accused the central government of sending out COVID-19 crowd warnings that are completely off the mark, saying, &ldquo...

Taiwan Tourist Shuttle to take passengers on cruises through mountains near Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Tourist Shuttle will begin to take passengers on cruises through the mountainous terrain of Taichung City’s Dakeng, Xinshe, and Guguan districts in the second...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau head demoted amid COVID-19 controversy

Chou Yung-hui (周永暉), director-general of the Tourism Bureau, has been demoted amid a controversy involving a high-ranking bureau official, whose misconduct led to one of his colleagues becoming infect...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau recommends hiking Mt. Hehuan peaks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tourism Bureau is recommending that the public go hiking to build a protective immunity that will better prepare them to fight infections. In a press release...

All tour groups from Chinese province of Hubei have left Taiwan: Tourism Bureau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – All tour groups from the coronavirus-stricken Chinese province of Hubei have left Taiwan, while other Chinese groups should return home by the end of the month, the Touris...

Taiwanese airlines cancel flights to Manila due to volcanic eruption

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's two major air carriers, China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Airways (EVA), have canceled all flights between Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) and Manila Ni...