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...

Taiwan encourages Middle East tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Tourism Bureau's Singapore Office Director Trust Lin (林信任) said a Taiwan tourism service center will be established in Dubai this year as part of a push to attr...

Over 350 performances scheduled for 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 350 performances by well-known Taiwanese and overseas groups will be held at the 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung from Feb. 8–23, according to a pr...

Singapore recommends Taiwan for Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Christmas just around the corner, a Singapore media outlet is recommending Taiwan as first choice for a Christmas and New Year vacation, citing as reasons convenient ...

SW Taiwan's Chiayi transforms into 'international wind music city'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indulge yourself and enjoy a multitude of wind music performances at the 2019 Chiayi City International Band Festival (CCIBF ) from Dec. 21 to Jan. 1. The first Chiayi ...

LINE Pay Taiwan to roll out cross-border payment service for Japan, Korea, Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — LINE Pay Taiwan is set to expand its mobile payment service overseas in collaboration with LINE Pay affiliates in Japan, South Korea, and Thailand in early 2020. The mo...

Taiwan's 'Year of Mountain Tourism' hits the heights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Tourism Bureau is promoting 24 mountain-related package tours, in line with its designation of 2020 as the "Year of Mountain Tourism," according to a pres...

New Taipei's 2019 Christmasland festival lights up tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's annual Christmasland light show will light up on Friday (Nov. 15) in New Taipei City Plaza and include light shows, market fairs, stage performances,...

Deserted military barracks in NE Taiwan turned into tourist attraction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A deserted military barracks located on Bitou Cape in northeastern Taiwan has been renovated by tourism authorities, and it opened to the public on Nov. 5 in hopes of attr...

Mountains highlighted to promote Taiwan at London travel show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is promoting tourism at the 2019 World Travel Market (WTM), an international travel trade show being held in London Nov. 4 to 6. With the theme "The Year of...

Taiwan expands fall and winter travel subsidies with hot spring discounts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Tourism Bureau has expanded its existing fall and winter travel subsidy program with new hot spring discounts, the bureau said in a press release on Oct. 25. ...

Tolt's 'Don't go to Taiwan' gains 1.8 million views in 1 week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A travel video introducing Taiwan with the contrarian title "Don't go to Taiwan" has gained over 1.8 million views within a week since it was uploaded to You...

Singapore metro goes retro Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tourism Bureau Singapore office has launched a new carriage design that looks like a traditional, tiled, Taiwanese bathroom on Singapore's North-East metro ...

French filmmaker Tolt releases 'Don’t go to Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French film director Benjamin Martinie, who goes by the handle "Tolt," has created a travel video introducing Taiwan with the contrarian title "Don't go...

New Taipei's 2019 Christmasland gala lights up on Nov. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City's annual Christmasland light show will light up on Nov. 15 in New Taipei City Plaza and will include light shows, market fairs, stage performances, and...