Taiwan Tourism Bureau opens office in Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After more than a year of preparation, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications opened a regional office of the Taiwan Tourism Bureau in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietn...

Tour bus crash in eastern Taiwan, 10 Chinese tourists injured

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A tour bus carrying a group of Chinese tourists crashed in Hualien County on Thursday evening, with 10 passengers suffering moderate to critical injuries, according to the...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau to offer spring travel subsidies of up to NT$1,500

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Tourism Bureau yesterday announced that it will offer spring travel subsidies of up to NT$1,500 for citizens between the ages of 18 and 40. Tourism Bureau directo...

Over 11 million visitors attend 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Since its first day of trial operations on Feb. 15, the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) has attracted over 11 million visitors to southern Taiwan's Pingtung County. ...

Taichung and Hsinchu selected as Taiwan Lantern Festival sites for 2020 and 2021, respectively

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taichung City and Hsinchu City have been selected as the Taiwan Lantern Festival sites for 2020 and 2021, respectively, Taiwan Tourism Bureau said in a news release on Jan...

Taiwan named 'Asia's Favorite Destination' by national Malaysian travel association

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A national travel association in Malaysia has dubbed Taiwan “Asia’s Favorite Destination” as the number of Malaysian tourists visiting Taiwan continues t...

Taiwan’s south bound tourism policy attracts rising numbers of visitors from Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s south bound tourism policy has seen good results in 2018 as more than 100,000 people from Australia visited Taiwan last year, Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau ...

Taiwan wins best design award at India's OTM travel fair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan won the best design award at the OTM travel show in India, by featuring Taiwanese signature traditions. The OTM travel show is an industry gateway to India's...

Airbnb ranks Taiwan as 19th most trending destination for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Airbnb earlier this month announced that Taiwan ranks as the 19th most trending tourist destination for 2019. On Dec. 3, Airbnb released its list of the 19 Destinations to V...

Sun-Link-Sea Resort in central Taiwan introduces electric shuttle bus service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Sun-Link-Sea Forest and Nature Resort (杉林溪森林生態渡假園區) in Nantou County, central Taiwan, will introduce electric shuttle bus service to the resort, beginning Dec. 25 to eliminate ...

Chiayi City hosts International Band Festival in southern Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chiayi city in southern Taiwan is preparing to host the 25th annual International Band Festival this week from Dec. 14 through Dec. 23. There are bands from across Asia...

10 millionth visitor of 2018 arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Tourism Bureau announced that the 10 millionth traveler to the country arrived in Taipei last night (Dec. 2), nearly two weeks earlier than last year, setting a reco...

Taiwan HSR now offering discount 'winter warmer' travel packages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan High Speed Rail (HSR) announced today that it will collaborate with 19 luxury hotels to provide discount “winter warmer” domestic holiday packages for c...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau hosts two day travel fair in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Manila, the Taiwan Tourism Bureau is hosting a two day travel promo fair on Nov. 10-11 to promote tourism to Taiwan, and specifically to the country’s hot springs...

Pokémon GO event in southern Taiwan draws 500,000 trainers, rakes in NT$500 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The five-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event, which wraps up in Tainan, Taiwan today, has attracted over 500,000 trainers (Pokémon GO players) and bro...